Tag Archives: picking

Publisher's Corner: October 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

“Picking” Versus “Shopping” Your Next Find Although we are both collectors, my husband and I have different philosophies and approaches when it comes to where and how we like to hunt and shop for new additions to our collections. I like to browse and shop for my finds in settings that visually and aesthetically appeal […]

Business of Doing Business: Show Me the Stuff You Hate

Business of Doing Business: Show Me the Stuff You Hate – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012 By Ed Welch The picture is of a message in a bottle. In the 18th and 19th centuries communications was slow. If a ship sank in the North Atlantic, it could take weeks for that […]

Pounding Doors for a Living

Pounding on Doors for a Living – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2004 By Ed Welch Antiques purchased directly from homes generate more profit for the dealer than antiques purchased at auctions, group shops, shows, and from other dealers. Generally, the money received by the homeowner is about […]

Pickers and Wholesalers

Pickers and Wholesalers – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2003 by Ed Welch Pickers and wholesalers occupy a unique place in the antique trade. Generally, pickers and wholesalers do not sell at antique shows, group shops, auctions, or from a privately owned shop. Pickers and wholesalers sell to […]