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Collecting King Penguin Books

Walter Neurath, an Austrian Jewish refugee, had the idea of printing a series of books, based on the model of the German Insel Verlag series, consisting of...

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Twelve Fun Things To Do With Your Antique Glass Jars

Twelve Fun Things To Do With Your Antique Glass Jars

Here are twelve fun things to do with your antique canning jars and vintage bottles. If you have those vintage glass bottles, antique canning jars, milk glass...

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Sinjin Smythe

Things to consider when shopping for an Art Deco table lamp. Thoughts on style, function, and exotic art deco table lamps.

By: Sinjin Smythe l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 29, 2012

The methods of taking care of antiques are quite different from that for modern pieces. These antiques have been in use for quite a long time and have been produced in different way.

By: Jacub Driscoll l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 29, 2012

The region of Kirman used to be a very lonely and isolated place, but now it is one of the more popular cites found in Iran. The majority of families in Kirman are now nut farmers or miners, but as

By: Indu Nair l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 29, 2012
Michael Ivankovich

"Life Planning Appraisals" help individuals to get their personal property affairs in order. Over the past 25+ years many have accumulated vast amounts of personal property assets, including Antiques

By: Michael Ivankovich l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 27, 2012

dentify the business category (or categories) that best describe your business, by searching or browsing. You can choose up to five business categories until you feel you have described your

By: l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 16, 2012

Antique bookcases have a timeless appeal that is both functional and attractive. A library staple for centuries, today they are used to display everything from DVD collections to figurines - not

By: Christian J Davies l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 21, 2012

The price of luxury decorative antiques is greatly affected by its condition. Therefore, it is important to check the condition of any piece that you are considering buying for yourself or as a

By: Matt H Young l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 15, 2012

There are many hobbies out there to choose from. Finding the right one for you can be difficult.

By: Matt H Young l Home & Family > Antiques l May 23, 2012

If you are a novice at collecting antiques, it is in your best interest to visit several antique fairs. In doing so, you will begin to associate various styles with certain time periods.

By: Matt H Young l Home & Family > Antiques l May 23, 2012

Reed Barton is still a prominent name when it comes to Silver Antiques. With a history that traces back to 1824, their silver items are well sought after to this day. Read more about that in this

By: R Ivanisevic l Home & Family > Antiques l May 18, 2012
Chris A. Harmen

Just because an antique sewing machine has been hidden away in the attic for years doesn't necessarily mean it won't work. With a thorough cleaning and the help of a vintage sewing machine repair

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Antiques l May 15, 2012

For many people who own older turn-of-the-century type homes, it is often discovered that brass has been used extensively throughout the house, in light fittings and switches, staircase banisters and

By: John K. Taylor l Home & Family > Antiques l May 14, 2012
Yogini Bhambhani

India is a country of many different cultures and traditions and when referring to antiques, India stands with the top providers. Indian antiques not only represent the culture, but also the precious

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 24, 2012
Yogini Bhambhani

A survey conducted to accurately report about the finds on an archaeological site is known as archaeological survey. This survey is usually done to determine the age of a particular artifact or a

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 21, 2012
Yogini Bhambhani

People have different types of interests. Some like to collect stamps, coins and paper money, some collect paintings and portraits, while some collect antique artifacts. If you are an artifact

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 19, 2012
Marion Aston

Collecting buttons is ideal for collectors on a small budget. Not only can you put together an impressive collection in a short space of time, but you can also provide a fascinating insight into the

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 15, 2012
Marion Aston

Meissen china was first made in the 18th century and although a lot of pieces are very expensive, there is affordable Meissen to be had. You should take care to buy from a reputable dealer and many

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 12, 2012

If you want to get into a hobby you have a lot of choices. Some people might consider some types of sports to be hobbies but for our purposes they reside in a different category. We're more

By: Danny Ha l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 03, 2012
Richard Rosenhaft

In the olden days in India before people started using coins as legal tender, many people used objects such as feathers, cattle grain, or piece of metal as means of payment. People used to acquire

By: Richard Rosenhaft l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 02, 2012
Richard Rosenhaft

Field Archaeology means the search for evidence. Fieldwork can be defined as the search for and recording of antiquities, and collecting data from which their contemporary environment can be

By: Richard Rosenhaft l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 02, 2012
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Marion Aston

Walter Neurath, an Austrian Jewish refugee, had the idea of printing a series of books, based on the model of the German Insel Verlag series, consisting of attractive pocket books. Allen Lane of

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 11, 2012 lViews: 118 lComments: 0

Here are twelve fun things to do with your antique canning jars and vintage bottles. If you have those vintage glass bottles, antique canning jars, milk glass bottles, or colorful antique cookie jars

By: Tommy O Coffler l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 19, 2012 lViews: 90 lComments: 0
Chris A. Harmen

Just because an antique sewing machine has been hidden away in the attic for years doesn't necessarily mean it won't work. With a thorough cleaning and the help of a vintage sewing machine repair

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Antiques l May 15, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0

Sevres porcelain started in 1738 when a group of workers moved from Chantilly to the Chateau de Vicennes outside of Paris to start a porcelain factory. King Louis XV soon became a great supporter of

By: Irv Graham l Home & Family > Antiques l Mar 20, 2012 lViews: 86 lComments: 0
Yogini Bhambhani

India is a country of many different cultures and traditions and when referring to antiques, India stands with the top providers. Indian antiques not only represent the culture, but also the precious

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 84 lComments: 0

There are many hobbies out there to choose from. Finding the right one for you can be difficult.

By: Matt H Young l Home & Family > Antiques l May 23, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Lockets evolved from ancient amulets and really became popular in the Elizabethan era. Elizabeth I wore a locket ring, containing her own portrait and that of her mother, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth was

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 23, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0

For many people who own older turn-of-the-century type homes, it is often discovered that brass has been used extensively throughout the house, in light fittings and switches, staircase banisters and

By: John K. Taylor l Home & Family > Antiques l May 14, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Collecting buttons is ideal for collectors on a small budget. Not only can you put together an impressive collection in a short space of time, but you can also provide a fascinating insight into the

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Meissen china was first made in the 18th century and although a lot of pieces are very expensive, there is affordable Meissen to be had. You should take care to buy from a reputable dealer and many

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Sinjin Smythe

Things to consider when shopping for an Art Deco table lamp. Thoughts on style, function, and exotic art deco table lamps.

By: Sinjin Smythe l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 29, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
Jim P Ryan

What exactly is time, and how did we actually end up arriving at our current system of 12 months in a year, 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute. In this article we

By: Jim P Ryan l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

The Double Eagle coin is a gold bullion coin that was minted by the United States Mint; the first of these gold coins was minted in 1849, producing two proofs at the time. Production kicked into gear

By: Rand Whitehall l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 06, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

The region of Kirman used to be a very lonely and isolated place, but now it is one of the more popular cites found in Iran. The majority of families in Kirman are now nut farmers or miners, but as

By: Indu Nair l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 29, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0

Antique bookcases have a timeless appeal that is both functional and attractive. A library staple for centuries, today they are used to display everything from DVD collections to figurines - not

By: Christian J Davies l Home & Family > Antiques l Jun 21, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0

dentify the business category (or categories) that best describe your business, by searching or browsing. You can choose up to five business categories until you feel you have described your

By: l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

As with most things with hundreds of years of evolving history eating utensils have a myriad of different descriptions and terms, often for the same object. This is further compounded by the fact

By: James N Baldwin l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 06, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Even before the time of Christ, spoons were very much in existence and for the most noble of houses it was not unusual to find gold and silver spoons in use. It is important to learn about the

By: R Ivanisevic l Home & Family > Antiques l Mar 18, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

If you are a novice at collecting antiques, it is in your best interest to visit several antique fairs. In doing so, you will begin to associate various styles with certain time periods.

By: Matt H Young l Home & Family > Antiques l May 23, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

The Bow Porcelain Company was established in Bow in East London (although considered Essex at the time) sometime around 1747. It was an imitator and emulative rival of the Chelsea porcelain factory

By: Irv Graham l Home & Family > Antiques l Mar 20, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
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Chris A. Harmen

Just because an antique sewing machine has been hidden away in the attic for years doesn't necessarily mean it won't work. With a thorough cleaning and the help of a vintage sewing machine repair

By: Chris A. Harmen l Home & Family > Antiques l May 15, 2012 lViews: 88 lComments: 0

dentify the business category (or categories) that best describe your business, by searching or browsing. You can choose up to five business categories until you feel you have described your

By: l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

The Double Eagle coin is a gold bullion coin that was minted by the United States Mint; the first of these gold coins was minted in 1849, producing two proofs at the time. Production kicked into gear

By: Rand Whitehall l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 06, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

For many people who own older turn-of-the-century type homes, it is often discovered that brass has been used extensively throughout the house, in light fittings and switches, staircase banisters and

By: John K. Taylor l Home & Family > Antiques l May 14, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Jim P Ryan

Nowadays, in this fast paced, busy and stressful age we take knowing the time for granted. The emphasis, certainly in the western world, is on time. We live our lives by the clock. However, back in a

By: Jim P Ryan l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Jim P Ryan

What exactly is time, and how did we actually end up arriving at our current system of 12 months in a year, 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute. In this article we

By: Jim P Ryan l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

Antique signs are very collectable partly due to the fact that they were used. They were meant to be hung outside and displayed. The weather and vandals would damage them rocks would be thrown at

By: Brenda L Hopkins l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 12, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Walter Neurath, an Austrian Jewish refugee, had the idea of printing a series of books, based on the model of the German Insel Verlag series, consisting of attractive pocket books. Allen Lane of

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Feb 11, 2012 lViews: 118 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Lockets evolved from ancient amulets and really became popular in the Elizabethan era. Elizabeth I wore a locket ring, containing her own portrait and that of her mother, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth was

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 23, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Compacts appeal to our feminine side and remind us of a bygone age when life was somewhat more elegant than today. Because compacts were used by everyone they are not rare to find and can often be

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 08, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Collecting buttons is ideal for collectors on a small budget. Not only can you put together an impressive collection in a short space of time, but you can also provide a fascinating insight into the

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Marion Aston

Meissen china was first made in the 18th century and although a lot of pieces are very expensive, there is affordable Meissen to be had. You should take care to buy from a reputable dealer and many

By: Marion Aston l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0
William George

Antique fairs are booming, becoming increasingly popular with all sorts of people and for all sorts of reasons. For some, the fairs are about finding just that, antiques - precious finds and

By: William George l Home & Family > Antiques l Sep 18, 2011 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

Here are twelve fun things to do with your antique canning jars and vintage bottles. If you have those vintage glass bottles, antique canning jars, milk glass bottles, or colorful antique cookie jars

By: Tommy O Coffler l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 19, 2012 lViews: 90 lComments: 0

As with most things with hundreds of years of evolving history eating utensils have a myriad of different descriptions and terms, often for the same object. This is further compounded by the fact

By: James N Baldwin l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 06, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Silver has always been expensive. Since ancient times it has used to fashion objects of status and desire. Status is the word. Until quite recently silver had little practical use. It is too soft to

By: James N Baldwin l Home & Family > Antiques l Jan 06, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

If you want to get into a hobby you have a lot of choices. Some people might consider some types of sports to be hobbies but for our purposes they reside in a different category. We're more

By: Danny Ha l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Yogini Bhambhani

India is a country of many different cultures and traditions and when referring to antiques, India stands with the top providers. Indian antiques not only represent the culture, but also the precious

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 84 lComments: 0
Yogini Bhambhani

A survey conducted to accurately report about the finds on an archaeological site is known as archaeological survey. This survey is usually done to determine the age of a particular artifact or a

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 21, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Yogini Bhambhani

People have different types of interests. Some like to collect stamps, coins and paper money, some collect paintings and portraits, while some collect antique artifacts. If you are an artifact

By: Yogini Bhambhani l Home & Family > Antiques l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
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