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Antique dealers are located all over the world. These professionals collect a vast array of vintage furniture, old guns, classic jewelry, and artwork from long ago. After all, the right tables, glass sculptures, vintage toys, and porcelain dolls can be worth a great deal of money. Once they are appraised, these items are commonly sold to collectors. High prices are often paid for the right piece of pottery, chair, map, or ring. In order to better understand this unique business, it is helpful to take a look at the definitions listed below.

  • Appraise – To assess the value of something. This is often based on quality, condition, age, and how rare the item is.
  • Antique – This is basically a collectable object of considerable age, such as a glass table, desk, mirror, or piece of old furniture.
  • Vintage – A past time or era in which something was made. This can refer to wine, jewelry, clothing, lamps, clocks, and even books.
  • Antique Dealer – A professional that specializes in the collection and sales of vintage and rare objects. These experts typically own or work in a store or shop that offers various pieces of furniture, jewelry, books, and vintage clocks.
  • Collectible – An item that is difficult to come by, and may be worth a great deal of money especially years after it was produced; this can be a clock, mirror, table, or painting.
  • Antique Map – These are rare maps that were made long ago, and can display various regions, countries, or the entire globe.
    Schafers Antiques
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    Providing the largest selection of antiques in the local Iowa area from our antique dealers. Offering furniture, dishes, china and collectibles at our professional antique dealers.
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    National Antique and Art Dealers Assn of America
    New York, NY 10022
    If you're looking for antique dealers, consult our site and find the information you need. We provide all the info a new or seasoned antique collector should know in your local area for free.
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    Picket Fence Antiques & Gifts
    244 W 4th St, Saint Ansgar, IA 50472
    Full line of antiques and collectibles fill 2 floors of this owner run shop. You always get superior customer service. Inventory changes every day! Vintage furniture, glassware, pottery, books, and so much more.
    (641) 736-4438
    Addie May Fudge Factory
    707 1st St, Keosauqua, IA 52565
    Come visit our large antique mall with over 100 vendors. With 18 flavors of delicious fudge made on site. Dinner theater and a tea room are available for all of our patrons. You've come to the right antique dealer.
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    (319) 592-3139
    User Review: "Plan to spend most of the day in this store, with an abundance of antiques, wonderful fudge & stick around for an..." - Denice (IA)
    Exline Country Store & Antique Exchange
    102 E Main St, Exline, IA 52555
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    (641) 658-2399
    User Review: "The exline old country store and antique exchange is a home to antiques, groceries, snacks, books, crafts, and more. Stop..." - Lylle (VT)
    Bobsjo's Antique
    2534 Park St, Sheldon, IA 51201
    If you are a lover of old antiques or vintage collectibles, you must visit our multi-dealer antique store. We've got many displays and countless unique items, including toys, glassware, pottery, jewelry, and so much more.
    (712) 324-5084
    Antique Warehouse
    2655 5th Ave, Marion, IA 52302
    Our warehouse specializes in repairing antiques. Also offering antiques and estate tags for sale. Featuring a variety of collectable and vintage toys, jewelry, and furniture.
    (319) 360-5524
    Rockdale Remnants Antiques & Collectables
    2601 Rockdale Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003
    We are an antique and collectibles dealer offering electric items, toys, furniture and fine art. We have a large inventory of antique dolls, clocks, glassware, pottery, lighting and jewelry.
    (563) 588-2211
    Turn Now Antiques
    542 200th St, Dakota City, IA 50529
    We buy and sell antiques and collectables, including toys, jewelry, art, furniture, and clocks. We also have vintage tables, lamps, clothing, chairs, and desks for sale.
    (712) 223-2831
    Pig In A Poke
    605 First Street, Bonaparte, IA 52620
    We keep a large stock of a variety of antiques and vintage goods, along with handmade local pottery and soy-based candles made by a local artisan. Contact an antique shop and get the right furniture.
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    (319) 804-9744
    User Review: "Friendly owner, nicely decorated store, local artisan gifts, & worth the trip!" - Denice (IA)
    Sugar Shack Antiques
    21650 River Road, Monticello, IA 52310
    Get that old country charm feeling when you step into our building. A variety of antiques collected from the past. We travel many places to find those unique pieces to keep our history alive.
    (319) 480-2138
    Old World Victorian Treasures
    201 S Jefferson St, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
    OWVT specializes in Early American east coast furniture through the late late Victorian period.Art,Shabby chic, and Historical items. To sum it up we carry unique, one of a kind, and rare pieces.
    (319) 795-8265
    Fine Art Investments
    150 S. Prairie View, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    Fine Art Investments' main purpose is to act as a private fine art broker, and to help anyone who needs help in selling authentic. We are antique Tiffany lamp experts and have over 40 years experience
    (515) 226-0606
    Jeff Jones Furniture On Consignment
    803 3rd Ave Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
    (319) 363-6000
    Allamakee Antique Mall
    615 Rossville Rd, Waukon, IA 52172
    (563) 568-6486
    Sisters Garden
    4895 Highway 1 Sw, Kalona, IA 52247
    (319) 683-2046
    Union Station Antiques
    3605 N Union Rd, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    (319) 266-3315

    When looking for proper collectibles, your best bet is to check with an antique dealer. These folks have extensive knowledge on vintage items and will be able to find and appraise the pieces you need. Antiques are old collectible items that are often desired either for their rarity, condition, or beauty. The term isn't often applied to anything younger than 50 years old. This can be applied to general things like furniture, toys, jewelry, and books. Some folks look for specific items, like glass lamps, china dolls, or revolutionary war guns. The definition of an antique can vary from year to year, though any piece over 100 years old is often considered one. This can include works of art, pieces of pottery or porcelain, and any other ornamental decoration that may be considered valuable. Dealers work directly with auction houses, stores, or independently to find collectibles for sale. Often they have to meet with contacts to act on behalf of their clients. Some dealers specialize in one aspect of the trade, so when looking for a proper agent, be sure to ask. If you're looking for a particular roll top desk, a grandfather clock, or a table from the 18th century, seek out a specialist who deals mainly in furniture. He'll be able to appraise the pieces properly to get you the best price. If you own an antique shop, you may want to work with these folks to get you stocked up on the best furniture (i.e. tables, chairs, etc.), glass mirrors, and vintage clothing. They'll also be able to help you seek harder to find things like heirloom rings or vintage maps.
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