To find the value of antique binoculars, identify the make and model, and contact an antique dealer. This process take approximately 20 minutes and requires access to the binoculars, access to a phone directory or the In... More »

The easiest way to identify an antique stoneware crock is through its salt-glazed finish, which is light colored with a grey tinge, rough and pebbled. Crocks that have the same salt glazing on the inside predate 1800, ac... More »

The sword must be regarded as a functional piece of weaponry instead of an antique, according to the My Armoury site. Recognizing the style of a sword places it at a certain point in history. The design of the blade is o... More »

To determine the value of a specific antique metal sign, get a free auction estimate from a dealer website such as, search for recent sales of the same sign on or search an antique signs pri... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

There are several aspects that need to be taken into consideration when determining the value of your antique irons, such as the item's age, condition and brand. You can find a value by finding a reputable appraiser, and... More »

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

It's possible to value antique wall plates by using a number of free online tools, including live and past auction results. Offline tools are also available, such as books. When appraising the value of a plate, pay atten... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting