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Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:07:56 +0000

 



Learn How Much Your Vintage Costume Jewelry is...

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Learn how much your vintage costume jewelry is worth through this pictorial price guide.



4 Tips for Netting More Cash Selling Antiques...

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Selling an antique to a dealer can be a great option for garnering quick cash. Peruse these four points for successfully selling antiques to dealers.



Valuing and Identifying Depression Glass

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Use this online guide to help you value and identify your Depression glass pieces including pink, green, cobalt blue, and amber.



Beginner's Guide to Chippendale Style Furniture

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Wondering how to identify Chippendale furniture? Learn to recognize Chippendale style looking at legs, feet, and other distinguishing features.



The High Value of Vintage Christmas Ornaments

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Wondering how much those old Christmas ornaments you found in grandma's attic are worth? Here's a good starting point for researching values.



A Guide to Identifying Queen Anne Style Furniture

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Recognizing Queen Anne style furniture looking at legs, feet, and other distinguishing features.



Identify Your Depression Glass Patterns

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This illustrated guide to Depression glass will help you identify popular patterns including American, Sweetheart, Cameo, Mayfair and others.



Limoges Porcelain Identification and Value Guide

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Wondering how much your Limoges porcelain might be worth? Take a look at these pieces with selling prices to get an idea of the value.



How to Find Values for Your Antiques

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Learning to value antiques and collectibles is a skill appraisers pick up over time, but with time and patience you can learn to do it yourself.



Pottery and Porcelain Marks

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A gallery of illustrated marks to help you identify antique and collectible pottery and porcelain.



Making Sense of Capodimonte Porcelain Marks

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See examples of several well-known Capodimonte marks to help you learn how to identify and date this type of popular Italian porcelain.



Examples of Antique Furniture Leg Styles

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Furniture legs can help you identify and date antique pieces. See nine different styles you need to know here.



What You Should Know About Capodimonte Italian...

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Capodimonte: a regal name with a royal past. Learn more about the porcelain treasures bearing the Capodimonte name.



Everything You Need to Know About Depression...

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Learn about the history of Depression-era glass, and get tips on how to start your own Depression glass collection.



Learn How to Identify Sheraton Style Furniture

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Learn about the influence of period furniture celebrity Thomas Sheraton and how to recognize the style that carries his name.



Carnival Glass Identification and Value Guide

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Many different companies made carnival glass back in the day. Use this online guide to assist in identifying and valuing your pieces.



Antique Pocket Watch Illustrated Value Guide

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Need help pricing an antique pocket watch? Use this illustrated guide to help you value your antique pocket watches.



Dating Antique Furniture

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Determining the date of old furniture pieces can be tricky. Learn how to look at construction and components that provide useful dating clues.



Learn to Identify Eastlake Furniture

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Wondering exactly what Eastlake furniture looks like? This step-by-step feature will answer your questions.



20 Different Antique Furniture Foot Styles

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Wondering what type of old furniture foot that is? See examples of a number of different styles of feet used on antique pieces.



Before Queen Anne: William and Mary Style of...

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William and Mary furniture was popular in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Learn more about the background of this style along with the types of chairs and tables made during this era.



Learn to Pick Like a Pawn Star

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Top Resources for Researching Antique Silver...

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This useful list of links will help you research silver and silverplated wares, including maker's marks, hallmarks and values, online.



Limoges: Porcelain by 48 Different Companies

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Many people don't realize that Limoges is a region in France rather than a company. Learn more about this popular decorative antique porcelain.



How Much is Antique Stoneware Worth?

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How much do you think your antique stoneware crocks and jugs are worth? Find out about the values of a number of different styles here.



Gebruder Heubach's Dolls, Figurines &...

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Discover the varied wares by the German company Gebruder Heubach including dolls, figurines, piano babies, and Christmas decorations.



Just How Old is an "Antique" Anyway?

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Know Your American Antique and Collectible...

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Learn about American antiques, from the 17th century to the 20th century. Links go to other articles on 350 years' worth of American antiques.



Are Old Magazines Really Collectible?

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Most people have at least one or two old magazines laying around, but are the worth anything? Learn more about what's collectible, and what's not.



Find Out How Much Select Pieces of Fenton Glass...

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Wondering how much Fenton glass is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value antique and collectible Fenton glassware.



Online Price Guides for Antique Glassware from...

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Value, price and identify your antique and collectible glassware ranging from art glass to Depression glass with these guides.



Different Types of Antique Chairs and How to...

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Here is a list of many types of antique chair styles developed in Europe and the United States over the past 300 years, and how to identify them.



Roseville Pottery Identification and Price Guide

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Peruse this slideshow to help you identify and value your Roseville Pottery pieces. Includes popular, more common patterns along with rarities.



Great Antique Table Styles and How to Identify...

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From dainty teapoy to massive trestle, this article lists a range of antique tables and how to identify them, with links to more about each variety.



Antique Silver Plate Price Guide

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A guide to help you identify and value your silver plated antiques.



A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Antique...

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Considering scrap value for sterling silver? This online price guide helps you value your sterling silver wares before you destroy a valuable antique.



Modern Head Hunters Love the Ladies

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The mid-20th century lady was captured beautifully in the ceramic head vase. Learn more about what's desirable in this collecting genre.



Brighten a Room with Cobalt Blue Depression Glass

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Nothing brightens a room quite like the beauty of cobalt blue Depression glass. Learn more about it, including reproductions, here.



All About Bakelite Jewelry

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Is Bakelite a mystery you'd love to solve? Take a look at this article for information on testing, distinguishing fakes and collecting Bakelite Jewelry.



Coca-Cola Collectibles Price Guide

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Use this guide to identify, price and value your Coca-Cola and Coke antiques and collectibles.



Roseville Pottery: History, Fakes and Values

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Learn about collectible Roseville pottery through this overview feature including information on reproductions and values.



6 Ways to Test Bakelite

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Many people wonder if old plastic items they own might be made of Bakelite. Learn more about using all your senses to test Bakelite for authenticity.



Can Calendars Be Collectible?

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Useful items such as calendars don't always strike people as collectible, but they can be. Find out what makes an old calendar valuable here.



Fenton Glassware's Fancy Frills

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Fenton Art Glass was made for 106 years and the older pieces can be quite valuable. Learn about collecting Fenton glassware and its value here.



Know Your Upholstered Chair Styles

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Wondering what style of antique upholstered chair you have on your hands? Take a look at a number of different styles for some clues.



11 Different Antique Couches, Sofas and Settee...

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Trying to identify an antique couch, settee, or daybed? Look at 11 options ranging from the Davenport and Chesterfield to the Méridienne and Récamier.



Identify and Value Your Collectible Milk Glass

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Wondering about the value of milk glass? This guide will help you identify and value select milk glass pieces made by Westmoreland, Fenton and others.



Learn All About Antique and Collectible...

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Did you know it takes a touch of gold to make cranberry red glass? Learn more about its history and recognizing quality pieces here.



All About Pink Depression Glass

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Depression glass in pink always has a following. Find out more about popular patterns, prices and reproductions here.



Affordable Antiques - Depression Era Furniture

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Depression era furniture hasn't always been ultra popular, but it is gaining a following as more dealers stock their booths with these pieces.



Deciphering the Mysteries of Antique Silver Marks

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Is your silver item really sterling? Find out more about what qualifies as sterling silver, and how different silver-colored antiques are marked.



Got Milk Glass? An Introduction to Antique and...

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Milk glass has a long and varied past. Learn more about old and new milk glass here.



Identify and Value Depression Glass

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This is your source for identifying Depression glass patterns, researching values, and learning more about this history of Depression-era glassware.



Glassware Marks and Signatures

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Use this illustrated gallery of marks to help you identify your antique and collectible glassware.



A Beginner's Guide to Fine American Antique...

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It's important to be able to recognize and grade antique furniture from masterpiece to mediocre.



5 Things to Collect for Less Than Ten Dollars

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Want to start an antique collection, but don't have lots of cash to spare? Here are five ideas for collecting antiques on a budget!



Capodimonte

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Wondering what the Capodimonte crown and Neopolitan N mark looks like? Find out here. Page 12.



7 Steps to Properly Storing Old Photographs

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Learning how to store photographs for future generations means more than sticking them in an album. Learn how you can preserve your families keepsake photos for posterity.



What Is Fire-King Glass and How Much Is It Worth?

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Wondering what's collectible in the realm of Fire-King glass? Find out what to look for and what it's worth here.



How Much Is Your Antique Rug Worth?

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Wondering how much your antique rug is worth? Antique rugs can be difficult to value without the help of an expert.



10 Rules for Valuing Antiques Like a Pro

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Wondering how to get started valuing antiques and collectibles? With a few basic tips, you'll be determining values like a pro in no time.



T.V. or T & V

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Wondering about the mark T&V Limoges France? Find out which company used it here. Page 49.



Antique Accent Table Styles

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Need some help figuring out what type of antique accent table to you? Take a look at this side show to see a number of varied styles.



The Ins and Outs of Haviland Limoges China

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Beginning to research a Haviland Limoges china pattern? Read this overview first to take in some key points that will help.



9 Unique Antique Daybed Styles

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Daybeds have taken many forms over the years. Stretch out through three centuries’ worth of antique European and American daybeds, ancestors of our contemporary recliners. Learn the difference between different types of daybeds and how they developed in this illustrated article.



Learn How to Identify Antique Wall Telephones

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Have an old telephone but don't know what the style is called? This pictorial guide can help you identify your antique wall phone.



Online Pottery and Porcelain Value Guides to...

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How much is your antique and collectible pottery and porcelain worth? Take a look at a number of different online value guides here.



Buying Vintage Costume Jewelry Like a Pro

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Need some hints on how to buy vintage costume jewelry for yourself or as a gift? Take a look at these helpful hints.



What Defines a "Collectible?"

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Have you ever wondered what makes a collectible, well, collectible? It's actually a lot simpler than defining what classifies as antique.



American Antiques: Learn All About the Windsor...

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Learn about the historic Windsor chair, and how it was born in England but refined in the colonies.



How to ID Roseville Reproductions

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Learn to identify Roseville reproductions, comparing old and new pieces.



Grab a Coke and a Smile - Learning About...

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One of the most recognizable brands of all time, Coke and Coca-Cola have wide appeal to collectors. Learn more about these advertising collectibles here.



What Exactly is "Art Deco?"

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So you see Art Deco this and that and wonder if those pieces really exhibit the appropriate style deserving of this moniker. Learn more about how to identify Deco here.



Federal Glass Company

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See an example of Federal Glass Company's famous shield mark. Page 5.



Money You Can't Spend: Coin Jewelry

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Coin jewelry dates back to ancient times, but collectors most often seek and find pieces made from the Victorian era through the 1960s.



Westmoreland Glass: History, Identification,...

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This introduction to Westmoreland Glass Company includes history, information on their milk glass wares, and marks used by the company.



Condition Impacts the Value of Antiques

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Condition is the single most important factor in valuing antiques and collectibles. Find out why with this article from About.com's antiques guide.



9 Tips for Identifying Legitimate Eames Furniture

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Identifying an authentic piece designed by Charles and Ray Eames can be tricky. Look at several ways to authenticate a genuine Eames furniture.



How to Haggle at Garage Sales, Flea Markets,...

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Too shy to ask for a discount on antiques and collectibles? Don't be! With these haggling tactics, you'll be bargaining like a pro in no time.



Resources for Researching Miriam Haskell Jewelry

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This list provides some of the best places online to research vintage costume jewelry manufactured by the Miriam Haskell company.



Bakelite Jewelry Identification and Price Guide

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

Wondering how much your Bakelite jewelry is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and price vintage Bakelite jewelry.



Hazel Atlas Glass Colors and Patterns

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Learn more about Hazel Atlas and their colorful Depression glass patterns here.



Valuing Glass Candy Containers

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Glass candy containers made from the early 1900s through the 1940s doubled as toys for children. Learn more about how much they are worth today.



Crown Potteries Co. Made in U.S.A.

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Crown Potteries Co. Made in U.S.A. Mark. Page 14.



5 Revival Furniture Styles Popular in the...

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

The 19th century saw wave after wave of Revival styles, as furniture makers systematically pillaged the past for ideas. This article contains descriptions of several Revival styles beloved by the Victorians.



Would You Recognize a Shaker Chair?

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Learn about Shaker chairs beyond the ubiquitous ladder-back style through this illustrated article.



Restoring Antique Furniture: Should You or...

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

You've heard that refinishing old furniture can diminish the value. So when is it okay to clean, repair and refinish an antique? Find out here.



Capodimonte Italian Porcelain in Detail

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

Dating Capodimonte Italian porcelain can be tricky. Learn what to look for in the oldest and newer pieces through this slideshow feature.



What is Pressed Glass?

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Exactly what is pressed glass, and is the same as molded glass? Learn more about how this glass is made, and what qualifies as pressed glass.



W.G. & Co. Limoges France

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Wondering about the porcelain mark W.G. & Co.? Find out which manufacturer used this mark here. Page 54.



10 Facts and Tips about Collecting Antique Silver

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

Want to collect a few pieces of antique silver or silver plate, but have to clue how to get started? Read on for smart ideas.



Coiffe Limoges France

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Have you ever found a star mark with the word Limoges within the seven points? See if it's the Coiffe mark here. Page 13.



What Is Rolled Gold?

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What does rolled gold mean in jewelery? Rolled gold refers to one of the first, and most successful, imitations of solid gold.



15 Facts About Hall China

2016-12-08T11:07:56Z

Whether a brief review or intro to this company, learn more about Hall China with this list of interesting facts about the company and its wares.



Antique Furniture Glossary

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Want to learn more about antique furniture? Start with this glossary of furniture terms linking to articles with illustrations.



Fenton Glass Company

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Glassware Maker's Marks and Signatures Gallery - Fenton Glass Company. Page 6.



How is Weller Pottery Marked?

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The marks used by Weller vary as almost much as the styles. Learn to identify and date Weller Pottery marks with this list of mark examples.



Antique Furniture with Roman, Greek, and...

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Empire, a style originating in France, was popular in America in the early- to mid-1800s.



Victorian Furniture Price Guide

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Wondering how much Victorian antique furniture is worth? Consult this guide to help you identify and value your antiques.



The Difference in Bisque, Soft-Paste, and...

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Starting with Bisque The word bisque is derived from porcelain being left in the “biscuit” stage of manufacture.