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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 Hillsdale 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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    Howard's Refinishing
    8850 W Us 223, Adrian, MI 49221
    lg selection of oak, walnut, & mahogoney furniture, lots of glassware and collectables we also refinish, repair, upholster & cane your antiques and collectables
    (517) 263-4089
    Sixthstreet Emporium
    106 W 6th St, Auburn, IN 46706
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    (260) 925-3433
    User Review: "First stop for me whenever I'm in that area."
    Antiques and More
    227 S Main St, Kendallville, IN 46755
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    (260) 349-9125
    User Review: "Courteous and free popcorn, answered questions about items and gave directions to find the highway."
    Ken Frecker Auctioneers Inc
    115 S Broad St, Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517) 437-2424
    2472 Cambria Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (855) 331-2854
    Hogcreek Antiques
    10750 W Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 869-2250
    Allen Antique Mall
    9011 W Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 869-2788
    Capital Antiques
    9115 W Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 869-2055
    Peddlers Alley
    162 W Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 523-3741
    R J Upholstery & Antiques
    3980 N Adams Rd, Jonesville, MI 49250
    (517) 849-9649
    Allen Antique Barn & Convention Center
    9247 W Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 869-2888
    The Livery
    106 Prentiss St, Allen, MI 49227
    (517) 869-2050
    Tripp Development Co
    13031 Tripp Rd, Waldron, MI 49288
    (517) 567-2202
    Bob's Antiques
    12419 Chicago Rd, Jerome, MI 49249
    (517) 688-3596
    Crossroad Antiques & Quality
    1000 S State St, Pioneer, OH 43554
    (419) 737-1422

    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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