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The Investment that Never Loses Value: Second in a Three-Part Series “Why Buy Antiques?”

Anybody can buy “collectible” items to display on a shelf. You see ads for them all the time: “Hand painted!” “Limited edition!” “Design of enduring value!” But will they hold their value? They may. Then again, they may not. One … Continue reading

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When it comes to antiques, put the scissors down.

And keep the polish and glue on the shelf. An antique dealer friend recently told me a sad tale. Her friend, another dealer, purchased two framed original hummingbird prints by John Gould. This 19th Century English ornithologist was a contemporary … Continue reading

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