Guide to Estate Sale Appraisal and Pricing
Your go-to guide to estate sale appraisal and pricing resources. Find out what your finds are worth, including antiques, coins, collectibles, and more.
Majolica Pottery Marks: Minton Date Codes
A look at English, American and Continental Victorian majolica and faience from a historical, aesthetic and collectible point of view.
Ironstone 101 | Miss Mustard Seed
I have received a lot of questions lately about ironstone, what it is, and how to identify it. I am certainly not an expert, but I have been collecting ironstone for about ten years now and I have a pretty large collection (I’ve lost count), so I know it when I see it. I remember reading a […]
Learn How to Recognize an Antique Telephone With Value
Have an old telephone but don't know what the style is called? This pictorial guide can help you identify your antique wall phone.
Antique & Vintage Price Guides • Adirondack Girl @ Heart
Get help valuing your collectibles with my antique and vintage price guides, which cover topics like ironstone, canning jars, baskets, and Pyrex.
Where to Get Free Antique Appraisals Online | LoveToKnow
An online appraisal can help determine whether your antique is worth holding onto, selling, or tossing. It's a great way to to determine how much your ...
ESTATE SALES AREN’T ALWAYS THE ANSWER: WHY ESTATE CLEARING MIGHT BETTER FIT YOUR NEEDS.
When faced with having to clear out a parent’s home after they have moved into senior care or have passed away, overwhelmed family members often think having an estate sale is the best answer. Not so fast! Many times, working with an Estate Clearing Prof
Antique Appraisals - How to use the internet to research the value of your antiques and collectibles.
This page lists websites that will help you research the value of your antiques and collectibles. There are also links to antique appraisal websites.
How to Identify Bakelite ~ A Vintage Education – The Recycleista ~ Adventures in Thrift
Bakelite Handled Flatware This post contains affiliate links. In the first half of the 20th century, Bakelite was used widely for game pieces, billiard balls, phones, jewelry, buttons and more. The later development of other plastics makes it sometimes hard to tell at first glance if an object is made from Bakelite or not. However … Continue reading "How to Identify Bakelite ~ A Vintage Education"
Anatomy of a Hallmark
A Hallmark consists of three COMPULSORY MARKS: the Sponsor's mark, the Standard mark and the Assay Office mark. The date letter has become optional since 1998.
Antique & Vintage Enamelware Price Guide • Adirondack Girl @ Heart
This is an enamelware price guide. Get help valuing your antique and vintage enamelware, including basins, coffee pots, and colanders.