While reading through the March 3 galleys, I was surprised to find that Restor-A-Finish has been around for 40 years. Four decades. Wow. Just think of all the pieces this product has touched. [CLICK HERE to read Restor-A-Finish relaunched for … Read More +
This week’s Antique Trader Question of the Week: When you have to pay rental on a storage unit to keep your collections – whether they’re antiques or not – you have to consider that those costs are really investments into … Read More +
Our antiques question of the week:What are some of your favorite antiques and collectibles reference books? Are all of them related to your own collections? Do you see yourself picking up an e-reader (such as Kindle) in the not-too-distant future? … Read More +
Question of the Week: Under what circumstances are sellers required to ‘hold’ merchandise for customers? What are some of your ‘hold’ policies or experiences? Send your replies to email@example.com or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique Trader, 700 E. … Read More +
AT Inbox: Letters to the editor of Antique Trader.
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Antique Trader Question of the Week: When you started collecting or dealing, how did you benefit from a mentor or experienced relative? What advice would you pass on to anyone trying to establish themselves in the antiques business? Send your … Read More +
Responses to Wayne Jordan’s guest column published in last week’s issue are coming in fast and furious. It seems Mr. Jordan, a Virginia appraiser and auctioneer, struck a nerve in both veteran and novice dealers alike with his comments on how the antiques trade can reach out to members of Generation X. Read More +
In order to reach younger buyers, should dealers sell an antique’s ‘function’ rather than its beauty or investment potential? Post your replies here on the blog, or send your replies to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique … Read More +
Letters to the editor of Antique Trader.
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Question of the Week: Do you research your antiques and collectibles before or after you buy them? If so, how do you research them? Send your replies to email@example.com or to Letters to the Editor, c/o Antique Trader, 700 E. … Read More +