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Antiques or Junk?

Antiques or Collectibles?–That is the Question

Arresting Time  New!

Biedermeier Furniture: Form Follows Function

Chairs, Chairs and More Chairs

Chippendale Changed the Way Furniture Looked

Chippendale--The Royalty of Antique Furniture

Fake, Faux or Repro 

Grandfather Time

Judging the Age of China Can Be a Fool's Errand

Parian Ware--Affordable Art for the Masses

Poor Man's Silver  New!

Preserving the Patina--and Value--of Antique Furniture

Reproduction Furniture--Is It All That Bad?

The Grace of Queen Anne

The Beginnings of American Furniture 

The Value of Scrimshaw Soars 

The Victorian Era–An Age of Revivals

Tiffany Lamps Fetch Astronomical Prices

What Exactly is an Antique?

What's It Worth?

What is That Piece of Furniture Called?

 

 

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ARING FOR YOUR COLLECTIONS
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ANTIQUES TO VIEW
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How to Recognize and Refinish Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

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Have you ever bought an antique or collectible that was less than perfect and needed some TLC? Bob's new book offers tips and step-by- step instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques.

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