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The Business of Doing Business: The Price Structure of the Antiques Trade

The Business of Doing Business: The Price Structure of the Antiques Trade

The Business of Doing Business in Antiques By Ed Welch The price structure of the antiques trade. The antiques trade, as a whole, can be divided into ten levels based on selling price. Most people will agree that a Queen Anne table is an item of high value.  Such an item would be out of […]

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K

Ken’s Korner : 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500

Ken’s Korner: 37 rare baseball cards fetch more than $500K – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 Last month we reported the discovery of around 700 rare, circa-1910 baseball cards in an attic in Defiance, OH, by a man cleaning out his late grandfather’s home. The cards were from the exceedingly rare E98 […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012 Issue

In The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles October 2012  issue, features A Child’s World: Childhood in 19th-Century New England, a New Exhibit at Old Sturbridge Village. Isadore M. Chait writes about Collecting Asian Art. This article is for the novice collectors as well as seasoned collectors. Asian Art encompasses a vast number of specific categories […]