City re-examines rules for antiques dealers

We saw on a news site this morning that the city council in Reno, Nev., is looking to revamp its rules for antique dealers now that a second antique mall has closed, citing excessive and expensive regulations.

Apparently some time ago, jewelry that was stolen from a legislator’s home showed up at an antique store. Since that time, antiques dealers have been lumped in with pawn shop owners and both are required to report their sales and purchases DAILY to police.

Good to hear they value the antiques industry enough to take another look. To read the whole story, click here.