"Ah no one in here will bite ya. You will learn your way around. :) And once they get to know you are a walking encyclopedia of knowledge on vintage and collectible toys. Watch out! LOL I see you loaded a mess of pics of Grandma's Antiques. I…"
"Tammy, are you going to take pix of the other stuff you mentioned? Metal tea sets, if the right metal, can be worth $50-100,000. Some brass kettles fetch several thousand dollars! Take your time. Old, 18th Century brass candlesticks are worth big…"
"I saw some Coke bottles in amongst the (literally) hundreds of glass bottles my grandfather dug up or collected.
He dated some of them, though I do not know if the dates are correct.
I see one from 1939, 1944, 1948, 1949 and 1954 plus one that says…"
"I have some marigold carnival glass pieces and quite a few milk glass (with fire in it) pieces of all different shapes, sizes, forms and functions...
I'm also new to this (group and forum) but I'll try to show you some pics. These are not…"
"I was browsing through GoAntiques the other day and I found a nice hardware site called Eugenias Antique Hardware (really, I jotted down the name as I thought it was pretty cool!) so...maybe you could hook up with them and see what they say about…"
"Hi Tammy, Welcome to iantique! That is a very strange item indeed? I wonder if it isn't one thing that has been turned into another? Primitive would be my first instinct - but not at all sure/
Also - NEVER polish antique brass, copper or BRonze…"
"Depends on the metal. I always polish silver or silver plate; it looks better and presents itself better than a black glob or tarnished whatever. Also, Pewter. Dirty pewter is ugly whereas polished is beautiful. Use silver polish. Bronze never.…"
"Welcome to our terrific site. I hope when you get comfortable here you will take the time to post some photos of your collection(s), join as many groups as you like (click on Groups at the top of your page) , make some friends, customize your…"
My name is Tammy.
My grandparents were collect-aholics!
Anything and everything, the older the better.
The problem is that my grandfather has recently passed away and my grandmother has recently moved into an assisted-living home and their house is still packed floor to ceiling, with antiques.
So I am trying to sell them for my grandmother...
I began in January 2010
I've been selling in my ebay store, pretty successfully.
Not sure how I'm going to move the large items.
Sometimes I run across an item and I just can't identify what it is or get more information about it and if anyone can help me with that, I'd really appreciate it!
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Ah no one in here will bite ya. You will learn your way around. :) And once they get to know you are a walking encyclopedia of knowledge on vintage and collectible toys. Watch out! LOL I see you loaded a mess of pics of Grandma's Antiques. I drooled!
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