Ever drive by a house you love and know its style? Or pick up a piece of glass or pottery at a show or flea market but you can’t date it or identify its maker? Or ascribe the style of a chair in a room to its design era? How about when it comes to vintage jeans? Can you tell its age or era by its style or branding? You are not alone!
As antiquers, we admire and buy what catches our eye. Our appreciation for these items only grows as we learn more about their history and makers and the stories, companies, and innovations that make these items from our past desirable and collectible.
In this issue, we look at some of the more collectible items we come across when out exploring and provide a cheat sheet of sorts to identifying their age and sometimes even maker by their style:
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