Antique and Replica Swords: Part 1

It is not difficult to understand the appeal of collecting swords and similar military antiques. For thousands of antique collectors nothing has the drama and romance of blades. Few symbols of the past have the same psychological impact of swords and similar collectibles. This is the first of a few articles on the . . . → Read More: Antique and Replica Swords: Part 1

When Furniture Isn’t What it Seems

No one would condemn the owner of a piece of antique furniture for restoring it and of course restoration is a vital part of increasing the value of an antique. However, think of it this way, if I replace the missing roll top from a desk that is restoration but what if I . . . → Read More: When Furniture Isn’t What it Seems

What To Look For In An Antique Chair

Imagine that you’ve found a little corner junk shop with a surprisingly good collection of antique chairs. The prices are appealing but the chairs haven?t been exceptionally well taken care of and show a good deal of wear.

You ask yourself can any of these chairs be restored and how difficult will . . . → Read More: What To Look For In An Antique Chair