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Websites To Visit About Vintage & Antique Items Found At Estate Sales

Attending estate sales we often pass by items that have quite a history. There are many websites that provide interesting reading, but we wanted to provide you with two today to visit.

Looking back at the past is fascinating and teaches us about the future as well. Here is one on vintage radios.

http://dustyoldthing.com/antique-spotlight-radios/

Another great website that features collectibles from A-Z is Collectors Weekly.

http://www.collectorsweekly.com/

Please check out these websites. You may look at estate sales in a whole new way.

 

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Pricing Items At Estate Sales Isn’t As Easy As It Appears

Estate sale companies use many sources to find the information they need to price your contents, but it isn’t as simple as looking up a price on line or in a book.

There are a wide variety of sources to assist estate sale companies when help is needed for pricing the rare, unique, antique, or unknown items. A knowledgeable professional estate liquidator can evaluate the information from these websites applying their years of working with and education through hands on experience to determine how this affects the value of your items.

It can take hours of research to find comparables and make the necessary adjustments.

Vintage And Antique Post Cards – ThrowBack Thursday

Slide1Today we look back at vintage and antique post cards. They became popular in the early 1900 hundreds and were black and white photos or hand colored. They showcased towns, buildings, sports, advertising and more. Click here for a link to Collectors Weekly for a great overview of these highly collectible “time capsules”. You can find post cards like these at many estate sales and even auctions.

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