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About Antique & Collectible Appraisals

About Antique & Collectible Appraisals | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

With all the work we do in antiques and collectibles, we are often asked about appraisals. Here’s what we know, and what we do.


First of all, it is important to note that there is no such thing as a licensed appraiser in the United States of America.

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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part Two

Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part Two | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
There were several fortune-telling games or devices prior to the 18th century. These included random selections of symbolic pages in the books of fortune a

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Vintage Dollhouse Furniture

Vintage Dollhouse Furniture | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
The two-piece bed set, mirrored chest, and little green lamp have already sold! Let us know if there’s a piece of vintage dollhouse furniture you are interested in asap!
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Soviet space dogs – in pictures

Soviet space dogs – in pictures | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Soviet Space Dogs is a new book dedicated to the canine space explorers who skyrocketed from living on Moscow’s streets to astronomical, global fame

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Lantern slides showing movie etiquette

Lantern slides showing movie etiquette | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
backstoryradio:
“ Lantern slides showing movie theater etiquette and announcements, circa 1912.
Excellent podcast etiquette for today as well, IOHO. Please, applaud with hands only as you listen to...
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Vintage Globes

Vintage Globes | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Includes: history of globes, evolution of globes, how to date a globe, and where to find vintage globes..

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Fair Oaks Antiques — Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more...

Fair Oaks Antiques — Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more... | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more info on the antique French church altar candelabra, go here.
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Antique French Altar Candelabra

Antique French Altar Candelabra | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
We just brought this Turn of The Century French gilt brass candelabra into Exit 55 Antiques on Sunday. This ornate antique candelabra was made for a church altar; the sheaves of wheat & bunches...
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Haunting Photographs of Artifacts From the Hiroshima Atomic Blast

Haunting Photographs of Artifacts From the Hiroshima Atomic Blast | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Through Ishiuchi Miyako’s lens, the things we leave behind are not merely totems of ourselves, but rather objects with lives of their own. An upcoming exhibit at Andrew Roth gallery presents “Here and Now: Atomic Bomb Artifacts, ひろしま/Hiroshima 1945/2007—,” Ishiuchi's photos of objects in the archive of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
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Vintage Cute Wooden Duck Shopping Reminder Plaque Duckie with Hat Nursery Kitchen

Vintage Cute Wooden Duck Shopping Reminder Plaque Duckie with Hat Nursery Kitchen | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A cute little wooden vintage shopping reminder wall plaque for your kitchen. There are lots of variations on this classic piece of Americana;
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Vintage Dolls House Food Items

Vintage Dolls House Food Items | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A sweet little collection of vintage shopping trolley products for a dolls house, made in England. Labelled as for Adult collectors, not suitable for

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All In The Family -- Of Antique Dealers!

All In The Family -- Of Antique Dealers! | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
My parents, of No Egrets Antiques, were credited on this week's episode of American Pickers on the History Channel! Their name appeared in the credits as part of the "Archives Provided By" team of ...
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The Famous Elvis Chair

The Famous Elvis Chair | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
This green barrel-backed chair was one of a suite of six from Elvis Presley's Hillcrest home in Los Angeles. It's rather as one of these chairs was used in the 1970 family photo shoot with Elvis, P...
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Click for details on the auction as well as the iconic photos of Elvis, Priscilla, & Lisa Marie.

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Not According To Hoyle

Not According To Hoyle | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Pretty much everyone who has an interest in playing cards has heard the expression "according to Hoyle". Edmond Hoyle's writings also included backgammon and chess, but Hoyle was best known for his...

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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part One

Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part One | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Called Boris Kobe's Tarot Cards*, these cards date from 1945, when Kobe, a Slovenian architect and painter, was a political prisoner at the Allach concen

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Categorizing & Organizing Collectibles: The Quandry Of Ephemera

Categorizing & Organizing Collectibles: The Quandry Of Ephemera | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Photographer Alex Waterhouse-Hayward's post has me thinking... He writes: The biggest worry in my mind these days as I toss and turn in bed the waning days of the year has been what to do with 13, ...

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Vintage Green Feather Tilt Hat ~ Made in England

Vintage Green Feather Tilt Hat ~ Made in England | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Made especially for Abraham & Straus in England. Various shades of green feather tilt hat of the 1940's. Beautiful construction, excellent condition

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Flea Markets: ‘The times they are a changin’ ... are you? - Antique Trader

Flea Markets: ‘The times they are a changin’ ... are you? - Antique Trader | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan found himself wondering where all the antiques dealers during a recent flea market, which led him to explore it further.
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As people age, the market changes.

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Food for thought, for all "traditional"..antique dealers!

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In His Basement, the Bowery

In His Basement, the Bowery | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

ollecA self-appointed guardian of the neighborhood’s vanishing history turns his home into a museum.

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What collector doesn't want to do this!

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The Graduate

The Graduate | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Is it wrong that back to school time reminds me of The Graduate? I guess it’s the idea of watching what I want, when I want… (Yes, the LP is for sale.)
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Sophie Gimbel Designs For Saks -- And Dolls!

Sophie Gimbel Designs For Saks -- And Dolls! | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Because you know I obsess over things... Like Gimbels department stores... I was working on another set of doll articles for Diane’s Doll Hospital (this time on vintage walker dolls from the 1950s;...
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About the first American fashion designer to be on the cover of Time magazine.

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Rare MC. A.D.E. and Posse Just Sumthin' To Do LP Early Miami Bass Rap Hip Hop 1980s Vintage Vinyl

Rare MC. A.D.E. and Posse Just Sumthin' To Do LP Early Miami Bass Rap Hip Hop 1980s Vintage Vinyl | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
MC. A.D.E. and Posse Just Sumthin To Do, copyright 1987 -- a rare and early record from the 4 Sight Records label. This record is the start of
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Vintage Fundamentals of Square Dancing LP by Sets In Order & 2 Illustrated Square Dance Instruction Booklets

Vintage Fundamentals of Square Dancing LP by Sets In Order & 2 Illustrated Square Dance Instruction Booklets | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Fundamentals of Square Dancing, level 2, LP 6002, part of the Teaching Aids Instructional Series produced by Sets In Order, the Official
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Postcard Collecting 101

Postcard Collecting 101 | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Postcard collecting is an enjoyable and affordable hobby, but you must know how to date them and understand their values. This guide will get you on the right track!

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Margaret Keane’s Big Eyes Were the Portrait of Her Tortured Soul

Margaret Keane’s Big Eyes Were the Portrait of Her Tortured Soul | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
by Lise LaSalle Having enjoyed Tim Burton’s movies through the years, my curiosity went on high alert when I read about his new biopic Big Eyes set to be released this Christmas in a theater near you and me. Adam Parfrey who runs Feral House Books, a little house of darkness promoting ‘pure information and…
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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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See also [url=/u/164369 x-already-notified=1]Laura Brown[/url]'s article about these big-eyed works written a decade ago! http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/columns/2004/9/20/

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Out Antique Hunting, Its Not Just The Things We Buy

Out Antique Hunting, Its Not Just The Things We Buy | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Out Antique Hunting; It's Not Just The Things We Buy, it's the memories we make getting them. We were on a mission to study Asian furnishings from the post war era and had some shops in mind that m...
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