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  • May 28 2008
  • 28 May 2008

I NEED HELP!!! WHAT R THESE RARE/ANTIQUE 1ST EDITIONS WORTH???

NEED HELP APPRAISING THESE BOOKS

so, i came into these and i need an up-to-date estimate for what these are worth.
ALL ARE 1ST EDITIONS unless otherwise specified

The Hitchhickers Guide to the Galaxy
Adams, Douglas
The Resturant at the End of the Universe
Adams, Douglas
Brave New World
Aldous, Huxley
Nordvest-Passagen
Amundsen, Roald

  • May 27 2008
  • 27 May 2008

How To Understand Why One Item Has More Then One Price

When people see varied terms listed behind a valuation, most aren’t sure what they mean, and why each ultimately has a different dollar value placed on it. So let me help you through the process with these basic definitions.

  • May 27 2008
  • 27 May 2008

How to Clean Antique Table Linen

I personally have a passion for antique table linen and usually can find great pieces in less august settings. Therefore, these pieces are sometimes in less than perfect condition. Double, triple and quadruple damask (categories which denote successive levels of thread quantity, the higher the better) in less than perfect condition are usually redeemable.

  • May 26 2008
  • 26 May 2008

Manassas Antique Market

This past Saturday, May 24th, was the semi-annual Manassas Antique Market in the Harris Pavillion in Old Town Manassas, Virginia. The weather cooperated beautifully for this outdoor show. It was the first time that I had participated as a dealer in the show – and what a success.

  • May 25 2008
  • 25 May 2008

china plates

i have quite a few old plates all sizes, i am moving house later this year and am looking to de clutter. shortly i will be taking photos and loading them onto this site for propesctive buyers to view. thats all for now.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Indy 500 Driver Collectibles

You can buy hundreds of collectibles including die-cast miniatures of the world’s fastest cars, emblems, patches, lighters, t-shirts, flags and the like, but there’s nothing quite like having an extensive collection of memorabilia from the race’s greatest drivers behind panels of glass.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Bob Swanson’s Indianapolis 500 Collection

With many people planning some rest and recreation along with family BBQs, the Indy 500 stands out as the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend and this year’s event is jammed packed with festivities any race fan would love to attend.

  • May 24 2008
  • 24 May 2008

Always a Marine: Reuniting history with a collectible uniform

My favorite antiques and collectibles tell a story. It’s been my experience that unearthing the story is more rewarding than the challenge of obtaining the item. My most recent “story” began at the Hastings, Nebraska military collectibles show in March 2008. I had just set up my dealer table and started walking the floor to see what other dealers brought to sell.

  • May 23 2008
  • 23 May 2008

Grueby Faience Vase a Multi-Thousand Dollar Piece of Art Pottery on eBay With No Reserve!

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  • May 22 2008
  • 22 May 2008

Hat Pins, A Deadly Weapon?

Hat Pins, a Deadly Weapon?