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GENERAL INFORMATION
Antiques at About.com - articles, tips, and resources on valuing antiques. Antiques.com -a resource to find, buy, sell, and collect antiques. 
Antique Clocks Collecting Guide
- information on the different styles of old clocks.
CILSS - an antique furniture resource site. 
Antiques Roadshow FAQ - information about the show.
Fenton Art Glass - the online home of Fenton Glass Works. 

HowStuffWorks "Antiques: Lots More Information"
- information on antiques,
         decorating, collecting and related topics. 
Trains.com - resource for trains, both collectible and working.

ONLINE ANTIQUES DIRECTORIES
The Antiques Directory UK - auctions, books, information, miscellaneous, shops.
Antique Information Center - history of antiques/collectibles, general information.

ANTIQUES SEARCH ENGINE
AntiquesSearcher.com - search for antiques online.

ONLINE ANTIQUE MALLS
Antique Malls - a listing of online antique malls.
Ruby Lane
- one of the most comprehensive malls on the Web.
TIAS.com
- the oldest antique mall on the Web.
OldandSold.com
- items for sale and articles, too.

MUSEUMS 
Circus World Museum -
the premier museum of the circus in America in Baraboo, WI.
Fostoria Glass Museum -
displays an historical range of Fostoria glass ware in Moundsville, W.Va.
Glass Museum Online - online museum of antique glass.
Nantucket Whaling Museum - includes an 1847 candle factory, whaling exhibits on the island of Nantucket, Mass.
New Bedford Whaling Museum - the premier whaling museum - New Bedford, Mass.

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum  -
a preservation of the first pharmacy in New Orleans, La.
Mystic Seaport Museum - museum of whaling and the sea - Mystic, Conn.
Queens Museum of Art - the New York Pavillion from the 1939 World's Fair, displaying memorabilia from the fair as well as art.
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms - the home and craftsman school of Gustav Stickley in Morristown, NJ
Wadsworth Atheneum -
the oldest museum in the U.S.

COLLECTORS' CLUBS
Collector Online Club Directory

ANTIQUES PUBLICATIONS 
American Antiquities Journal - biannual newspaper.
Antique Collecting UK - News and information for the antique collectors.
Antique Talk - weekly advice column containing insider tips on how to find antique
         treasures in common locations.
Antiques & Collecting Newsletter
- free monthly email newsletter with information,
         news and tidbits regarding the antique and collecting hobby.

Antiques and the Arts Online
- weekly newspaper about arts and antiques.
Antiques Trade Gazette
- art and antiques information with illustrated auction catalogues, UK and worldwide auctions and fairs listings, online price guide, news, lists of antique centers, dealers and auctioneers

Antique Trader
-
latest show and auction information. 

AntiqueWeek
-
best overall for antiques information. 
Art & Antiques Online
- magazine on fine arts and antiques

Collectors Weekly
- articles on a variety of collectibles.

Fine Books and Collections Magazine - for collectors of books, maps, and
          manuscripts.

Jozan Magazine - online magazine on oriental rugs.
Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles - monthly newsletter on antiques/collectibles,
         plus price guide. 

Maine Antique Digest -
packed with auction and sale information.

Mapforum.com
- monthly publication that covers the hobby of antique map collecting. All articles are archived and available online.

Renninger's Antique Guide
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online newsletter on antiques/collectibles. 

Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine
articles and antiques news.

The Old Times - Monthly newsmagazine, dedicated to the advancement and
         promotion of antiques and collectibles in the upper Midwest in the US.

The Antiques & Collectibles Newsletter Archive -
email newsletter which is published
         for collectors by Judith Katz-Schwartz, an appraiser on the Antiques
         Roadshow.
The Collectors Newsletter Archive -
twice weekly email newsletter specializes in
         publishing unusual stories from collectors who enjoy antiques and collectibles.
The Country Register -
covers antiques, collectibles and collecting. Includes an online
         archive of past articles and other resources from their print publication.
The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles -
articles and news about
         antique shows and events worldwide.
The Magazine Antiques
- monthly magazine covering architecture, interior design,
         and fine and decorative arts worldwide.
Treasures Magazine - archive of selected stories from the monthly print publication.

ONLINE ANTIQUES AUCTIONS
Invaluable.com
a unique auction site that brings the best antiques from the world's auctions right to your inbox.

ANTIQUE DEALERS
Discover Mid-America -
an antiquers shopping and browsing guide to Mid-America.
West Sea Company - an outstanding site for anyone who collects nautical antiques. 

ANTIQUE RESTORATION SUPPLIES

B&B Rare Woods - wood veneers. 
Ball and Ball
- reproduction hardware. 
Horton Brasses - antique hardware. 
Furniture Knowledge
- furniture repair parts, wood care supplies, trunk hardware. Merritt’s - clock related parts, supplies, and clock glass. 
Rockler Woodworking & Hardware
- darkening solution, brass cleaner. 
The Caning Shop
- caning supplies. 
The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company
- milk paint powders. 
Van Dyke’s Restorers
- replacement chair seats, etc. 
Williamsburg Blacksmiths
- reproduction hardware.

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