Online research, antiques guides, local antiques dealers and free identification fairs hosted by auction houses can help to identify antiques and avoid the expense of a formal appraiser. Some appraisers offer free verbal... More » Home & Garden Antiques

Free antique value guides include those offered by ValueMyStuff, Kovels and About. These online guides allow users to determine the prices for a range of antiques, from furniture to silverware. More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

To identify an antique marble and determine its age, it is important to examine the materials and overall appearance of the marble and assess it closely to determine if it was handmade or machine made. Most marbles from ... More » Science Earth Science Geology
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