Reproduction furniture can be an affordable entry point to antiques auctions and choosing good quality, strong design and well-regarded manufacturers can also see a retention of value and growth potential over time.
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You may be wondering, “What is meant by the term Americana?” Americana incorporates a broad range of American furniture and decorative arts.
Has anyone ever told you to stick to one, specialized collecting area? You can tell them a new trend is emerging, and diversification is the name of the game.
I’m sure you’ve heard that a diversified investment portfolio is a good idea, but we both know that collecting stocks is not nearly the same as collecting antiques. The former usually demands a lack of emotion; the latter just the opposite. Diversification, however, can have equally positive results for both.… Read More
People ask me all the time, “How do I get started buying fine jewelry?” Here’s what I say to them, “Don’t be afraid to buy something and make a mistake.”
1. Preview – Look at the material in advance of the auction. This simple step is essential to successful bidding.