4 posts tagged boot sale

Selling Antiques Guide

The Selling Antiques Guide - How you can profit by selling antiques Buying antiques to re-sell can be very profitable but it does come with a large element of risk. By doing some careful planning, reading and studying of our guide you will minimise that risk and you might find yourself on a path to making a living by doing what you love. Sourcing Antiques The beginning of every business starts with ensuring that you have a product that is worthy of a profit margin which will make you ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques

Buying antiques - How, where, when and why to buy antiques and collectables. When buying antiques the buyer has a multitude of ways to buy, including online internet auctions, local auction houses, newspaper and classified ads, antique dealers, etc, etc. But there's only one way not to buy your antiques and that's ... Do not buy antiques unless you know what you are buying. The UK is probably the best place in the world to search for and for buying antiques because of its rich history of ... Continue Reading

Minton Tea Cup & Plate c1930 – Are they valuable?

I have tried researching the Minton Tea Cup & Plate on the internet and all I can find out is that they were designed by Reginald Haggar and date to c1930. Continue Reading

Ivory Scrimshaw Box or Possibly Mammoth

This I think is an ivory scrimshaw, possibly Mammoth. by Mick Rannigan (Newcastle, England) Photo shows my Ivory Scrimshaw Box I believe it was scrimshawed at one time and has lost it's scenes. It has brass inlay maybe the points of a nautical compass, all the parts are segmented together. I would love to know if all my learning about antiques is paying off. I have collected antiques across the board for over twenty years. This is possibly an ivory scrimshaw item, and I picked it up ... Continue Reading