Antiques and Collectibles

Getting Started With Antiques and Collectibles

Collecting antiques is an incredibly hobby no matter what the person is. First off, let's decide what exactly an antique is. Someone might say well an antique is anything that is old. Well that is not entirely true. An antique is defined as anything over a hundred years old. That is what makes these so valuable and difficult to find.  So when...
Jan 15, 2015 |

Antiques, Collectibles, & Memorabilia - Do You Know the Difference?

The world of antiques can be confusing. What's the difference between an antique and collectible? Aren't collectibles and memorabilia really the same thing? In this month's column, I'll de-mystify these terms, so that you'll be appropriately armed for your next antique adventure.
Nov 19, 2014 |

Do Antiques And Collectibles Make A Good Investment?

There are many people who are looking for alternative types of investments these days. Because of the falling strength of the dollar and poor performance of other types of investments, alternative options such as investing in antiques and collectibles are something that people are considering. Are these really good investments to consider?
Nov 19, 2014 |

Learn How to Identify and Value Antiques and Collectibles

Values of antiques and collectibles fluctuate due to demand, age, rarity, and the economy. In boom times, if antiques are popular, the prices are high. In a low economy, when no one is buying anything, the prices will be low. When no one is buying, and the prices are low, you can pick up many types of antiques and collectibles for a song.
Nov 19, 2014 |

Tips for Photographing Antiques and Collectibles To Sell Online

Good photography is a key element in maintaining a successful online business. As with any item, if you're selling antiques and collectibles, you need to present them in the best possible, and most complete light. Remember that you are selling an item that can only be seen via photos. The person cannot see or touch the item you are selling in...
Nov 19, 2014 |

Top 5 Antiques and Collectibles - Popular Finds That May Make You Rich!

Collectors will tell you, you can collect just about anything. Vases, books, diamonds, teacups; the possibilities are endless. All you need is a passion for what you're collecting and the budget to buy it. There are two types of collectors: The first is a casual collector that simply does it for the love of the items he or she is acquiring. The...
Nov 19, 2014 |

Pagoda Red Antiques

Pagoda Red, located in Chicago and Winnetka, specializes in 18th and 19th century Chinese antiques and art for the home and garden. We represent a number of Chinese emerging artists and other Asian inspired contemporary artists. After returning from years of life in Beijing, Betsy Nathan opened the doors of the Chicago showroom in 1997. Chinese...
Nov 25, 2015 |
400 N Morgan St
Chicago IL 60642 USA
773.235.1188

THE TRUE MEASURE OF BEAUTY

Open magazines like Vogue or Cosmopolitan and you’ll see young, thin models in various poses meant to idealize feminine beauty. In fact, look just about anywhere in the western world, at TV, billboards; even the sides of buses and you will see similar characterizations. Yet, travel to Guinea in West Africa and you will discover something...
Nov 25, 2015 |
130 North Jefferson Street
Chicago IL 60661
312.575.9600

The Lazy Dog Antique Store

The Lazy Dog Antique Store offers an eclectic selection of Antiques, Fine Art, Oddities, Vintage Jewelry and Collectibles. As you wander through you can expect to find Fine European and American furniture, paintings, Asian antiques, Art Deco, primitives, 50's retro, Mid-Century and anything in between. We also deal in sculptures, lighting, pottery,...
Nov 25, 2015 |
1903 W. Belmont Avenue Chicago, IL 60657 773-281-3644 - Phone
Chicago IL 60657
773-281-3644

Reed & Barton Francis 7-Piece Tea Set (Waste, Kettle & Tray)

Reed & Barton - Reed & Barton Francis I (Strl,Hlwr,No Dates) 7-Piece Tea Set (Waste, Kettle & Tray) - Sterling, Hollowware, No Dates.
Oct 28, 2015 |

ART DECO CO Very Rare Aqua Enamel Brass Face Brooch

Fantastic and very rare vintage Art Deco Co face brooch or pin. It is hallmarked ©Art Deco Co 89 and the number B080. The face is mottled aqua or turquoise enamel that has been painted with another color to make the brooch appear "distressed" or aged. There is hair or a hairpiece on her head which I believe to be brass. The brooch is riveted...

Fine Early Hand Woven Linen Sheet Crown Monogram C1700s

Fine early hand woven linen sheet crown monogram c1700s. This finely woven cream linen sheet measures 62 by 101 inches, the hems are hand stitched with tiny precise little stitches, there is a flat center seam and a small red hand embroidered JJ 20 with a cross stitched crown above it. The crown means that this sheet belonged to nobility. The...

Antique Drum / Tibetan / Dragon Drum

From the most mysterious and mystical place in the world, own a piece of history! The ultimate conversation piece for your home or office. The sound created by the tingsha is a plea to the gods....whom the drums have called down to earth...to remain here. Large colorful hand painted antique rosewood Tibetan Dragon Drum features the Dragon &...

Charles Wysocki Frederick Music Box

Charles Wysocki Cats Curl Up on Porcelain Music Box. Limited Editions Purr-fect for Cat and Music Lovers Alike! - As artist Charles Wysocki knows, nothing says contentment like a sleeping cat. Sound asleep on a bookshelf full of feline editions, Frederick, in true cat fashion, has found the purr-fect place for a catnap; the first-of-a-kind...
Jan 28, 2015 |

Antiques.com

Online resource to find, buy, sell, and collect antiques, fine arts and collectibles.
May 27, 2016 |

Antique Hangups

Antiques, ephemera, collectibles, books, magazines, ads, sports, jewelry, memorabilia.
May 27, 2016 |

Eastwind Asian Antiques

Asian antique furniture, jewelry, clothing, jade jewelry, jade carvings, art, collectibles, gifts, Feng Shui items.
May 27, 2016 |

Aardvark Antiques

Antique bedroom furniture, conference tables, antique dining tables, liquidation services and estate sale services.
May 27, 2016 |

Mary Lynn's Cyber Antiques

Antiques and collectibles, glass, dinnerware, pottery, porcelain.
May 27, 2016 |

Jay Parrino's The Mint

Jay Parrino's The Mint, located in the heart of the US, is a premiere dealer of world-class collectibles to discerning clients worldwide. Founder and owner, Jay Parrino, has been buying and selling collectibles for over 4 decades, dealing in unique rarities covering 7 collectibles markets that include coins, currencies, stamps, comics, movie...
Feb 15, 2016 |

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In Alabama, an early test of anti-establishment mood

“We cannot be bought,” declares B.B. Sellers, as he and his wife leave a sweltering outdoor rally for Roy Moore, the firebrand former judge who has been leading in a tight Republican run-off for US... Read More

Why elections in Europe spring a surprise

Last spring, Europe watched with surprise as a new centrist party in France, En Marche!, defeated the two traditional parties. The election win was a signal that the French want more independence... Read More