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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 Lafayette 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
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    Antique clock repair
    104 Shadycrest Ave, Lafayette, LA 70501
    Antique clocks, Wall Clock, grandfather clock, clock repair. Antique clocks, Wall Clock, grandfather clock, clock repair. Antique clocks, Wall Clock, grandfather clock, clock repair.
    (337) 501-7177
    Fazy's Antiques
    1426 Eraste Landry Rd, Lafayette, LA 70506
    Your first source for vintage! Antiques dealer specializing in furniture, glassware and jewelry. Check out our art collection! Stop by and peruse our offerings. Something for everyone!
    (337) 534-0655
    Steel Magnolia
    114 N Main St, Washington, LA 70589
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    (337) 826-3321
    User Review: "Rude and full of town gossip!!! would never spend another dime in this so called antique shop!!" - timmy (LA)
    Reflections of Olde Antique Mall
    700 W Congress St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 593-8593
    When Pigs Fly
    401 E Cypress St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 269-0944
    Stewart's Antiques
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 232-2957
    Gift Horse A
    1309 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 261-2311
    Ole Fashion Things
    402 Sw Evangeline Trwy, Lafayette, LA 70501
    (337) 234-4800
    Pilette Antiques & Gifts
    2915 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (337) 235-7705
    Le Marche' Antiques
    606 Silverstone Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (337) 981-9998
    Lafayette Antique Market Gifts & Collectibles
    3108 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503
    (337) 981-9884
    Chez Les Francais Interlys
    207 Guilbeau Rd, Lafayette, LA 70506
    (337) 991-9056
    Renaissance Market The
    902 Harding St, Lafayette, LA 70503
    (337) 234-1116
    Melanie Lafleur LLC
    241 Industrial Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (337) 261-1998
    Esplanade Fine Antiques and Accessories
    456 Heymann Blvd Ste A, Lafayette, LA 70503
    (337) 233-9005

    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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