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 »

Identify antique porcelain figures by finding the maker's mark. The mark is usually stamped on the bottom of a porcelain piece. The maker's mark tells the collector what person or company produced the figure, which also ... More »

To identify antique silverware patterns, polish the pieces, look for the hallmarks, and take several full photographs of the silverware. Then, use an online encyclopedia or relevant reference books to match the patterns.... 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 »

To find the value of antique collectibles, take pieces to a professional appraisal service, consult price guides or search for similar items online. There are often differences between a piece's auction value, retail val... More » Hobbies & Games Collecting

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