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 ManifestAuctions.com, search for recent sales of the same sign on eBay.com or search an antique signs pri... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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