What good are price guides on antiques when people won’t pay those prices?

Question by debodun: What good are price guides on antiques when people won't pay those prices? The term " book price" intimidates potential buyers, so why are there so many price guides published? I've noticed on Ebay that things like glassware, pottery and other "collectibles" usually sell for 10 to 50% of the current book prices. Best answer: Answer by pickles have u tried kovals books Give your answer to this question below!

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Can you recommend some brands of furniture that might be “collectible” in the future?

Question by BlairLuvr: Can you recommend some brands of furniture that might be "collectible" in the future? In other words, furniture that might become "antique" and valuable in the future. Best answer: Answer by Oscar Broyhill. And some hand made furniture you get from a high quality crafter. Give your answer to this question below!

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Q&A: What do you think of when you think “antique?”?

Question by Javin: What do you think of when you think "antique?"? I'm trying to come up with ideas for my mother's home business. She finds antique fabrics for people, as well as antique furniture for those trying to decorate a house with a certain feel. When you hear the word "antique" what pops into your head? I'm looking for ideas for her logo. Specifically, I'm looking for something visual to put on the logo (ie: an antique chair or something that says "antique.")...

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Is there a way to “antique” a brass rail?

Question by MJD-diy: Is there a way to "antique" a brass rail? I have a shiny brass foot rail that I would like to "antique". Best answer: Answer by Joyce B Go to HGTV.com and search on antiquing brass. Most sites use caustic liquids, but the HGTV method seems much safer. Good luck and have fun. Give your answer to this question below!

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How do you “unfuse” the chrome top from an antique salt shaker?

Question by Elsie: How do you "unfuse" the chrome top from an antique salt shaker? I tried to find an "antiques & collectibles" part of Y!A, but couldn't, so I thought this was the closest place where someone might have an answer. I inherited some antique crystal from my husband's family (or rather my stepdaughter did, and I am keeping for her until she has a "proper" dining room). Part of the set is a Fostoria etched crystal salt & pepper set with a chrome top....

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