A laymans guide to finding antiques and collectibles in Gargage sales and Charity shops.
Learn about the history , and how Majolica is made.
The question is asked, "Are the offers of ancient German duss cooking stoves that turn warm then hot when shaken a scam? Could it be possible that the ancient German technology has hidden treasure of items such as iron boxes, German rupees, Rego...
Half dolls are wonderful little antique dolls that are becoming harder to come by.
Collecting hammered aluminum pieces from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s adds vintage style to any occasion. Pieces are plentiful and affordable and don't require polishing. Many aluminum pieces are distinct and are hand wrought.
Fasincating story about Mike Haller, the man who owns the largest collection of antique dishwashers in the United States, possibly the world. Haller visits a NW Pennsylvania woman who finds a curious old appliance in the house she is leasing and he is able to take her back in time as he shares his...
Learn about the history of Clinchfield pottery, along with the pottery marks/hallmarks that they used over the years.
Learn about the history of Red Wing Pottery, its patterns and 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 anything else, but you do need to familiarize yourself with markings and hallmarks.
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.