A laymans guide to finding antiques and collectibles in Gargage sales and Charity shops.
Toby Jugs are whimsical earthenware vessels in the shape of 17th century figures. They feature long frock coats, tricorn hats and usually come with a lid, handle and pouring spout.
Learn how to identify pottery and porcelain hallmark/marks.
You can find gold and silver at thrift shops and tag sales, but you need do a lot of rummaging first! It's rare but not impossible to find deeply under priced jackpots. It's just a matter of determination more than...
Antique samplers are delicate and fragile. They must be cared for by someone who knows how to care for old textiles. Here is the story of an old sampler, and how I came to learn about it's history.
Antique Moser glass is very valuable and collectible.FInd out a little about it as well as how to identify it in this article
Antique Hoosier cabinets were the center of a well equipped kitchen before 1930. Find out how to identify them in this article.
Collecting antique glass insulators is a relatively new hobby. Glass insulators were used along railway and telegraph lines in the 19th through the 20th centuries.
From 1938 to 2004 the Frankoma Pottery of Sapulpa Oklahoma produced some of the most interesting American pottery ever designed. John Frank graduated from the Chicago Art Institure & was hired by the University of...
Antiques of the future are undoubtedly around us right now. Most of us just don't recognise them. So what should we look for if we want to buy things that will increase in value over the years?