Antique Associations & Organisations

Antique Associations and official bodies in the UK and USA.

Including information for the British Antique Dealers Association and the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers as well as the The Guild Of Antique Dealers And Restorers and various other relevant associations and organistations.

Antique dealers and auctions houses that are registered members of trade organisations and recognised trade bodies are normally experts in their chosen field of antiques and can be considered authorities.

They are able to provide reliable information and advice to everyone interested in antiques and collectibles.

Buying from antique shops that display membership or antique association affiliations can provide another level of reassurance and security for those expensive antique purchases.

The Association of Art and Antique Dealers - LAPADA

The Association of Art and Antique Dealers – 0207 823 3511

LAPADA 535 King’s Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 0SZ

The golden chandelier symbol displayed in a window or at a fair, is the sign of membership of LAPADA, the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers. Since its inception in 1974, LAPADA’s membership has grown to over 600 members making it the largest association of professional art and antiques dealers in the United Kingdom.

Palm Beach Appraisers Association

Palm Beach Appraisers Association – 1-800-920-0058

350 County Road #102-106, Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Palm Beach Appraisers Association strives to bring the quality and prestige of Palm Beach to independent appraisers, consultants, estate liquidators, auctioneers, and dealers worldwide. PBAA delivers the market-leading property contents inventory and valuation services to private clients, adjusters and insurance carriers.

The Guild Of Antique Dealers And Restorers

The Guild Of Antique Dealers And Restorers – 01743 271852

2 Willow Cottages, Hereford Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England SY3 7QL

For Antique Dealers, Restorers or those who have quality antiques that need restoring and renovating. Through its international network of restoration experts and antique dealers the Guild can restore a wide range of antiques. For further details please contact Maureen Edmondson, The Secretary of the Guild of Antique Dealers & Restorers at the above address.

The British Antique Dealers Association

The British Antique Dealers Association – 0207 589 4128

20 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1BD

The British Antique Dealers’ Association is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain. Since its foundation in 1918 the BADA has set the standard for trading in the antiques business. Our expertly vetted membership adheres to a strict code of practice. Find out what lies behind our sign of quality. You can contact us by writing to … The British Antique Dealers Association or calling the above number.

The National Art & Antique Dealers Association of America

The National Art & Antique Dealers Association of America – 212 826 9707

220 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022

NAADAA is a member of CINOA – Confederation Internationale des Negotiants en Oeuvres d’Art and is a trade organization of some of the finest dealers in antique furniture, porcelain, silver, jewellery, works of art, sculpture, oriental art, paintings or other fine decorative arts. The National Antique & Art Dealers Association is a nonprofit trade association of America’s leading dealers mutually pledged to safeguard the interests of those who buy, sell or collect antiques and works of art.

The Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts

The Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts – (914) 286-7685

246 N. Regent Street, Port Chester, NY 10573

ASJRA is the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts. It is an organization dedicated to the advancement of jewelry studies in schools, museums, and institutions of higher learning. You can contact us at : Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts, LLC.

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