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Where Have All the Young Dealers Gone?

Dealers are the heart of the antiques business, the cheerleaders, and the energy that keeps the whole system flowing. They cultivate collectors. They hunt at all hours of the day and night, in the four corners of the globe, at auctions, flea markets, antique shows, shops, and online for treasures at the right price.

Top Ten Reasons to Buy Antiques

1. Save money.  Really live better.

Antiques are often reasonably priced and can be found in any price range.

2. Buying local does not just apply to tomatoes and kohlrabi.

When you buy an antique, you are supporting a small, locally owned business.

3. George Washington did not sit in your La-Z-Boy.

Antiques are tangible pieces of history.

4. There is no such thing as a McBlanket Chest.

Antiques are unique and offer nearly endless variety.

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