RINKER ON COLLECTIBLES—Column #1118(11/25/08)
Antiques and Collectibles at Residential Care Facilities
When I do an appraisal clinic at a residential care facility, I expect to see some great stuff. When individuals downsize, they take their most treasured possessions with them.
Selling: Consider Layaway(11/9/08)
Editor’s Note: With the economic situation going from bad to worse, Harry Rinker offers antiques and collectibles dealers some sound advice on how to successfully use layaways.
Avoid Panic Selling, Find Great Bargains(11/3/08)
Editor’s Note: Harry Rinker, one of the country’s most respected and recognized antiques and collectibles experts, gives advice on whether now is the time to sell your collections.
Vehicles & Accessories(1/29/08)
While Country collectors and decorators emphasize the vehicles and accessories from the horse-drawn vehicle era, there is growing collector interest …
Wood & Natural Materials(1/29/08)
Rural America used wood because it was inexpensive and readily available. As land was cleared for settlement and farming, …
The Country look focuses on baskets made of splint, rye straw or willow. Emphasis is placed on handmade examples. …