eBay is a great place to get bargains on antiques and collectibles, but it’s also easy to get scammed or pay too much. Here are some tools to help you dig for the best deals on eBay: AuctionSniper – It’s difficult to get a good price if you don’t use a sniping tool, since everybody else seems to be using one. AuctionSniper is my favorite! Very easy to use and effective and free! GetItNext .
The antiques business changes constantly. What was hot a couple years ago, may not be so hot now. So what’s hot or, at least, selling well in 2008? Sterling Silver A quick view of eBay will tell you that sterling silver items are selling fairly well right now. The economy almost certainly has something to do with this and the fact that silver is way up compared to last year. In 2007, silver was .
Our annual November sale, which is our only sale of the year is on now. Enjoy 10% off all items in our store plus free shipping (continental US only) on all jewelry orders over $25. We’ve just added many items to our vintage cufflinks and vintage tie bars sections, so check those out. As always, we ship fast, same day or next day for most orders. Plus get free fancy gold foil gift boxing .
Vintage costume jewelry has become a highly collectible niche in the antiques and collectibles world. Here are some of the most collectible names in vintage costume jewelry and some background on them. Weiss Created in 1942 by a former Coro company employee named Albert Weiss, Weiss has become one of the most popular and collectible names in vintage costume jewelry collecting. Weiss is synonymous with gorgeous and elegant rhinestone pieces including brooches, necklaces, bracelets .
We’ve just added over a dozen items to the men’s vintage jewelry area of our store. Check out some very nice signed and unsigned items including vintage cufflinks, vintage tie bars and tie tacks. We’ve also just restocked our inventory of the free gold foil gift boxes we include with all jewelry orders that people seem to love. These boxes are very nice and ready for gift giving for any occasion, especially Christmas.
Popular with antique dealers, collectors and bargain hunters from all over the US, this year’s World’s Longest Yard Sale will happen on August 2nd through the 5th. The sale comprises goodies from thousands of individual sellers, homeowners and dealers that live or work along Highway 127. The sale runs a full 630 miles and runs through 5 states running from Kentucky to Alabama. Check out the map here. For those that miss the sale, .
There are a number of 2007 price guides available for a wide range of antiques and collectibles, here are some of the best: Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2007: Guide 2007 (Antique Trader Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide) Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price List, 39th Edition, 2007 (Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price List) Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide 2007 (Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide) Collectibles Price Guide 2007 (Collectibles Price Guide) Antiques Price Guide .
Lots more vintage costume jewelry brooches and pins just added including a stunning Sherman blue and green brooch. We also have the matching earrings available separately. Visit gallery #3 to see our newly added items. We’ve also started our pre-holiday sale where we offer all US jewelry orders free Priority Mail shipping. Plus, as always, free gold foil gift boxing!
Lots of items just added to the store. Visit gallery #11 for lots of vintage brooches and pins including a stunning multi stone blue green brooch. Some nice vintage cufflinks, tie bars and some sets added to the men’s vintage jewelry area as well.
At the recent Showtime Auction Services auction in Kansas City, an authentic 1800’s era stagecoach was sold for $94,400. The huge, 22 foot long stagecoach could carry 9 passengers as well as a driver.