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Antique Appraisal.Net

http://www.antiqueappraisals.net

Offers appraisals for antiques, porcelain, vintage automobiles, oriental rugs, books and manuscripts... [Read More ]


Antique Lures and Lure Boxes

http://www.antiquelures.com

Pre-1940 wood lures and their boxes. Over 500 pages of information, prices, photos, and how-to for collecting antique fishing lures... [Read More ]


AntiqueRestorers.Com

http://antiquerestorers.com

Online community of restorers sharing ideas with each other and providing information and advice about the proper restoration and care of antiques, porcelain, furniture, glass, art, pottery, fine art, and fine art frames... [Read More ]


Antiques and Collectibles Dealer Associations

http://www.antiqueandcollectible.com

Links to the main antiques and collectibles dealer associations... [Read More ]


AntiqueWeb.com

http://www.antiqueweb.com

Site for antique and collectible News, Information, Tips, and the Top sites on the Web. Join AntiqueWeb Ring for Free... [Read More ]


Appraisal Day.com

http://www.appraisalday.com

Paul Royka, an appraiser on Antiques Roadshow, provides online appraisals of antiques, fine art, and collectibles... [Read More ]


AppraiseItNet.com - National Appraisers Network

http://www.appraiseitnet.net

Offers expert appraisals of antiques, decorative art, fine art and collectibles over the internet through a large network of professional appraisers in North America... [Read More ]


ArtMetalware

http://www.artmetalware.com

Informational site for early 1900's English metalware, particularly JS&S and Beldray copper and brass items... [Read More ]


Charles Locksmith.Com

http://www.charleslocksmith.com

A large collection of antique locks, skeleton keys, gate locks, doorknobs, roses and hinges... [Read More ]


Colin Ritchie & Company

http://www.colinritchie.com

Appraisals of antiques and fine arts for submission to auctions, estate valuation, and insurance purposes... [Read More ]


Currier & Ives Lithographs

http://www.currierprints.com

Original Currier and Ives Lithographs and collector books from the collection of George Cohenour. Also offers conservation and restoration of antique lithographs and prints... [Read More ]


DeBence Antique Music World

http://www.debencemusicworld.com

Museum of antique mechanical musical instruments... [Read More ]


Fine Art Investments

http://www.fineartinvestments.org

Broker and appraisal services for paintings, early American furniture, art glass lamps, pre-Columbian artifacts, and other quality art and antiques worldwide... [Read More ]


Gilai Collectibles

http://www.gilai.com

Shop in Jerusalem also selling online antique canes, clocks, dolls, scientific instruments, tools, inkwells, and equipment... [Read More ]


Ilene   Wayne Productions: Collectibles in Paradise

http://www.ukulele.com

Collecting Hawaiiana, antiques, toys, and other collectibles in Hawaii. Home of the Hawaii All-Collectors Show.. [Read More ]


Instappraisal

http://www.instappraisal.com

Antique, collectible, and art appraisals plus news, tips, and show information... [Read More ]


International Arts and  Antiques Fair

http://www.tefaf.com

TEFAF Maastricht and pan Amsterdam, organised by The European Fine Art Foundation, are known for their high quality art and antiques... [Read More ]


Mallett Antiques

http://www.mallettantiques.com

Dealers in rare English and Continental furniture, paintings and decorative objects... [Read More ]


Prices for Antiques and Collectibles

http://www.prices4antiques.com

Guide to international prices for antiques and collectibles and early American antique furniture... [Read More ]


Restoration Advice

http://www.restoration-advice.org

Advice on restoration of antiques with personal advice of an experienced restorer... [Read More ]


Sheryl's Art Deco Emporium

http://www.sheryls-artdeco.co.uk

Features many antique collectibles including clocks, dishes, tables, lamps, jewelry, and furniture. UK location and contact information provided. Ships internationally... [Read More ]


The Guild Of Antique Dealers and Restorers (GADAR)

http://www.gadar.co.uk

Trade organization assisting the public with their restoration and conservations questions and needs. Connects people with skilled member restoration experts... [Read More ]


Western Collectibles Appraisals

http://www.westerncollectables.net

Cowboy/western, Indian and Civil War collectibles appraisals... [Read More ]


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How To Purchase Antiques

The first thing to consider is the originality and history of the antique you intend to buy. As rare antiques come at higher prices, you would not want to be fooled by fake replicas. Many antique sellers often put up retouched items for sale. But antiques look best when they are not refurbished though you should not buy items with defects. It is the originality that makes an antique item precious. Before buying you must do proper research on the antique item. The internet is the best place to do research on antique items as it can provide valuable information regarding global antique prices and the history of antique items. You should also be careful about antique reproductions. If you are new and have not done proper research, it will be difficult to tell the difference between a reproduction from the original. Antique pieces should show some wear and tear and these small details are something to look out for. If the item looks flawless than it probably is not an authentic antique.