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    Harry Rinker

    Just wondering what happened to Harry Rinker's column in the newsletter. He was always thought provoking! I hope Worthpoint has not ended their association with him.
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    Tiny Hedgehog - Steiff? or not?

    I have a little rubber Hedgehog, dressed as a monk. I have seen other similar critters online with tags that say "Peter" but I also see a lot of sellers describing these as Steiff. He does look a lot...
  3. After thinking about it for awhile, it seems like...

    After thinking about it for awhile, it seems like you may have put the cart before the horse. A Co-op is a group of people working together for a common goal - in this case, to create an antique...
  4. Yes, it's those unexpected things that make this...

    Yes, it's those unexpected things that make this a fun business! Last year I bought a lot of postage stamps at an auction. There were a lot of unused sheets of stamps in the lot, and I paid much less...
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    A new name for this forum?

    Just looking over the posts in this forum, it appears that many people do not know the meaning of the word "Antiquities" (or as we would say here in Maine, "wicked old stuff.") :)

    The majority of...
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    If it's not really neon you should be able to...

    If it's not really neon you should be able to tell from the photos. Perhaps they meant that it was made as a collectible and is not a real advertising piece.
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    I have started getting interested in vintage...

    I have started getting interested in vintage electric lamps and light fixtures. There doesn't seem to be much information about them on the web, and the books available seem to focus on those with...
  8. I'm curious to know, have you had any feedback...

    I'm curious to know, have you had any feedback from the dealers who won't commit as to why not?
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    Know what you are buying!

    The most important thing to know about investing in Barbie dolls (or any other collectible) is you really have to know what you are buying. Check out my blog post about the Pawn Queens TV show and...
  10. The way art appraisers value a piece is by...

    The way art appraisers value a piece is by looking at what other examples of the same artist's work have sold for. If Mr. or Ms. Mackenzie does not have any recorded sales, the only way to estimate a...
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    Thanks Maggie!

    Thanks Maggie!
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    Anyone know what this is?

    I have this wooden tool, looks sort of like a melon baller but it has holes drilled in the "scoop" part. Any idea what this is?

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  13. That is a great article. Thanks for posting the...

    That is a great article. Thanks for posting the link.
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    A belated thank you timewas!

    A belated thank you timewas!
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    Can anyone identify the maker or pattern?

    I have this plate which looks very old to me. It has an interesting shape, embossed design, and purple luster accents. The mark is shown on the back. Any help would be very much appreciated!
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    I don't deal too much in modern collectibles,...

    I don't deal too much in modern collectibles, which are the items that tend to have signatures. Right now I am focusing on decorative antique and vintage items, and selling them primarily to people...
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    I like the part where they have to wear gloves to...

    I like the part where they have to wear gloves to go through the former owner's dirty towels and sex toys...ick!
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    I was at a group shop yesterday and discussing...

    I was at a group shop yesterday and discussing this subject with one of the employees. He was talking about a dealer there who has a lot of square footage and sells quite a bit. He said she doesn't...
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    Well, doing appraisals is something I haven't...

    Well, doing appraisals is something I haven't quite sorted out yet. I mean, I do them at my doll club's annual show, and sometimes get referrals too - but I get a lot of requests from people who find...
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    Rotating stock

    This question is for dealers who sell in group shops and antique malls, or in your own shop. Do you have a policy about how long you will let an item sit on the shelf before you mark it down, rotate...
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    Thanks for setting this up! Hopefully others will...

    Thanks for setting this up! Hopefully others will stop by and say hello. Let me get the ball rolling by introducing myself. My name is Zendelle and I live in southern Maine. I have been buying and...
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    I have space in group shops in Wells, ME and in...

    I have space in group shops in Wells, ME and in Rochester, NH, and am looking to expand. I do a lot on eBay as well. I haven't found a really good forum for antique dealers online and hoping...
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    Suggestion for a new forum

    I look at the threads on the forums here once in a while and occasionally post, but I notice there aren't a whole lot of other people posting either.
    If you want to get more participation, how about...
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    Yes, that Dr. Seuss one is great. I like those...

    Yes, that Dr. Seuss one is great. I like those Irish stamps too, and the Swedish Toni Morisson stamp is beautiful.
  25. What a little sweetheart - sorry I can't help -...

    What a little sweetheart - sorry I can't help - but thanks for sharing him.
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