• 19
    Apr

Unloved Antiques: Antique Singer Sewing Machines

The second item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” (the first edition is about Limited Edition Collectors Plates) is the Singer treadle sewing machine, an item that we receive inquires about virtually every week. The reason for the impression these machines have some great value is a mystery; one that’s often fueled by a well-publicized […]

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  • 4
    Apr

Unloved Antiques & Collectibles: ‘Limited Edition’ Collectors Plates

In the antique & collectibles trade, I often come across a number of items that are generally not in demand, are not rare or have much monetary value. The problem is, though, that general public is convinced that the opposite is true and that dealers are all in on some conspiracy to purchase these priceless […]

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