What is your first reaction when you look at this image of the sofa for sale? Would you buy it? I received an email today from a friend who had received three pictures from someone she knew who was trying to sell an antique sofa and chair. The email was passed on to me in case I might know someone who was looking for such … Continue reading Why Good Photos help to sell your Antiques.
At the end of April I am hosting a private antique sale here in our city. The client is a grand niece of the owner who passed away recently at the age of 104 years of age! He was what is being called today a “hoarder”. He never threw anything out (trust me) although it’s nowhere as bad as what you see on television. He was, … Continue reading Antique Books
I often get emails or calls from people who find out from my web site http://www.fromtimespast.com that I can help them with valuations of their antiques. Most of the time it is because the person is ready to sell their items and is not sure what they should ask for said item. First of all it’s a great idea to do this. By this I mean doing your homework … Continue reading Dining Room Suites: Dinosaurs or Not?
Summer is a perfect time to go antiquing. If you’re a regular reader of this blog or my web site there’s good chance that you will agree with that statement. Of course anytime is a good time to find a treasure but there’s something about a beautiful summer day to make this even more fun.A perfect Saturday for me starts with heading over to the … Continue reading Favorite Antique Stores in Edmonton