Tag: Antique

Hiring out for antique furniture repair begins with doing your homework

Today we are talking antiques.  So you have an antique that is showing its age and needs some repair – how do you know who to go to and make sure they do not mess it up further. Sooner or later, most of us who hang out with antiques get the urge to do a …

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4 reasons why antique values vary

Today’s post is a great article from the folks over at Antique Trader about the reasons Antique Furniture Values vary.  And they can very greatly. How many times have you read the report of an auction somewhere and the price quoted on some article just didn’t seem reasonable, either way too high or way too …

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Care & Preservation of Furniture

I recently came across while researching a piece of furniture that was appraised in the 70’s for over $30,000 an article that the conservation staff at The Henry Ford put together on the care & preservation of of furniture in particular antiques and collectibles. If you have any antiques (over 100 years old) take note …

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