How could an oriental vase bring prosperity to the owner?
What's so special about a Crown Lynn Swan?
Who posed provocatively in this chair?
What's so romantic about a Willow Pattern Plate?
To find the answers to the above questions, and much more about many other popular antiques and collectibles, part one of the book considers whocollects what and is written for and devoted to collectors like you.... But, what kind of collector are you? What do people collect and why? The answers may surprise you?
More than that, part two will step back in time and on a journey through a brief history of collectible time to discover when many of the more familiar antiques and collectibles were originally created and for what purpose.
Finally, in part three, we shall find out how to purchase antiques & collectibles. What do you need to know? Where are the best finds? In shops, auctions, markets, or is the internet a short-cut to everything? Maybe? or Maybe not?
Collecting antiques and/or collectibles can help you understand history and society from a different perspective