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How To Double Yr Money Antiqu : Turn Your Collecting Hobby Into a Profitable Weekend Sideline or Full-Time Business - George Grotz

How To Double Yr Money Antiqu

Turn Your Collecting Hobby Into a Profitable Weekend Sideline or Full-Time Business

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Published: 17th December 1985
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Popular antiques expert George Grotz reveals how to make real money in the antiques trade -- must reading for every collector, auction-goer, and flea-market fanatic.B& W photographs throughout

Preface: The Dumb and the Richp. xi
How the Antiques Business Works
My Wife and the Harvard School of Business Administrationp. 3
Where the Antiques Come Fromp. 8
Where Anyone Can Buy at Wholesalep. 14
How to Buy at Auctionsp. 23
The Great Regional Auction Housesp. 29
Some People Are So Deceitfulp. 34
How to Sell the Things You Buyp. 36
How to Pay for Your Winter Vacation in Florida Buying and Selling Antiquesp. 42
The Canadian Connectionp. 46
Fakes to Watch Out Forp. 51
Price Guidesp. 57
Anybody Want to Buy a Stuffed Chicken?p. 61
How to Stock a Parlor Shopp. 63
Selling Through Ads in the Trade Pressp. 66
Selling at Antique Showsp. 68
Where to Buy Good Stuff Cheapp. 70
The Truth About Refinishingp. 74
Regional Sellersp. 77
How to Sell Antiques to Dealersp. 80
Buying Antiques for a Retirement Nest Eggp. 82
The 45 Fastest-selling Antiques that You Can Buy and Sell for a Quick Profit
Advertising and ephemerap. 87
Andirons and fire toolsp. 88
Art pottery and chinawarep. 90
Banks, cast-ironp. 93
Barbershop thingsp. 95
Baskets--splint and wickerp. 96
Bedside tablesp. 99
Blue platesp. 100
Brass bedsp. 102
Candlestandsp. 102
Chinese jarsp. 104
Copper and brass bucketsp. 106
Decorated boxesp. 107
Desks, ladies'p. 108
Dollsp. 109
Duck decoysp. 111
False graining--chestsp. 113
Fancy chairsp. 116
Folk artp. 118
Furniture, countryp. 121
Game boardsp. 124
Horses, horses, horsesp. 126
Leaded glassp. 127
Mission furniturep. 129
Oil paintingsp. 131
Photographsp. 135
Picture books and blocksp. 137
Portraits, countryp. 138
Quiltsp. 140
Signsp. 141
Statuettes, metalp. 144
Stonewarep. 145
Store thingsp. 147
Stoves, small ironp. 149
Teddy bearsp. 151
Tin toysp. 152
U.S. stampsp. 154
Wagons and sleighsp. 156
Weathervanesp. 157
24 Things Not to Buy
Gravestonesp. 163
Hearsesp. 163
Stained glassp. 164
Potty chairsp. 164
Children's chairsp. 164
Hanging lampsp. 164
Empire furniturep. 164
Fiddlesp. 165
Chipped chinap. 165
Glass domesp. 165
Birdsp. 165
Fishp. 165
Religious thingsp. 165
Pattern glass, etc.p. 166
Encyclopediasp. 166
Fancy brassp. 166
Scrimshawp. 166
Samplersp. 166
Spittoonsp. 166
Toolsp. 167
Collector platesp. 167
Silver bowlsp. 167
Clocksp. 167
Victrolasp. 168
Appendix
Referencesp. 171
Price Guidesp. 171
Trade Papersp. 172
Booksp. 173
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ISBN: 9780385195157
ISBN-10: 038519515X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 17th December 1985
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.0 x 21.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1