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How Old is Old Enough to be Considered Antique? - The answer to this question varies widely, but do you know where the "official" definition originated?
What is Considered “Collectible?” - Basically, a collectible is an item with value that someone takes the time to collect. But, as you may have suspected, that's not all there is to it in terms of defining a collectible.
How Do You Determine the Age of an Antique or Collectible? - This is one of those learn as you go things my mother taught me about in her antique shop, and sometimes she actually uttered the words “you just know.”
How Can I Tell if a Piece is a Reproduction? - This is one of the most troublesome aspects of collecting, but you'll find distinguishing antiques from reproductions is a learnable skill.
How Can I Find Values for my Antiques & Collectibles? - There’s not an easy answer to figuring out how much your antiques and collectibles are worth. Valuing an antique often takes research and patience.