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New Column: Collecting Christmas Records By Admin

When you think of Christmas music, what’s the first song that comes to mind? Perhaps it’s Here Comes Santa Claus, Jingle-Bell Rock, or It’s the Most Wonderful Time Of The Year? Released in 1947, 1957, and 1963 respectively, they are but a sample of Christmas hits released over the last…

Get Your Winter Edition of World Class Antiques Magazine! By Admin

From Christmas Records to Vintage Toys, the December issue of our magazine is packed with history and advice for antiques collectors and dealers alike! Enjoy your free copy of this bimonthly magazine in an interactive, turn-the-page-style version, perfect for your winter weather reading list. We’ve covered popular topics we’re seeing in…

Add Brochures and Flyers to Your Antiques Event Listing By Admin

We’ve rolled out two new features on World Class Antiques to make your antiques shows and events pop! By frequent request, now you can add a PDF presentation file, along with an event image that displays right on the listing. Here’s an example: The Toronto Toy Collector Show Presentation: Great for…

Dinosaurs, Dummies and Diamonds By Admin

It’s not unusual to find strange items coming up for auction. Just look at the weird things that have come up for sale in the 20-year history of eBay, like Justin Timberlake’s half-eaten French toast or Mayor Rob Ford’s crack-confessing tie. Thankfully, in the world of antique auctions, the strange…

China Still Holding Strong Against US for Art and Antiques By Admin

In 2011, China overtook the United States as a global art market for the first time, a “fundamental and important” change according a The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) report at that time. Created annually by Dr. Clare McAndrew’s firm Art Economics, the report provides the leading indication of the global…

Sheet Music: An Inexpensive Collectible By Admin

Like many collectibles, sheet music has an intriguing history. Though it was used in churches for centuries, it was not until 1880 that it made its way into other venues, when pianos began selling in record numbers as the gathering spot for family and friends at home. By 1900, music…

Antique Furniture Finishes: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly By Admin

Are you an antique furniture enthusiast? Do you know how to spot technology markers to date your finds? How to discern between hand-cut and machine-cut carving? The difference between float, roller, and flat glass? Probably. Not so easy to spot though, is an original antique finish. In the article “Antique…

Depression Glass By Admin

Often used as giveaways for consumer goods, machine-pressed, tinted glass known as Depression glassware is a very popular item with designers and vintage collectors today. Contrary to its name, Depression glassware actually dates back to the 1920s, though the period of 1930-1934 is considered by many to be the Golden…

Fall Edition of World Class Antiques Magazine is Live By Admin

From Depression Glass to Antique Banjos, the latest issue of our magazine is chock full of history and useful tips for antiques collectors and dealers the world over!  Enjoy the free, bimonthly magazine in an interactive, turn-the-page-style version online, perfect for your cool weather reading list. The magazine again features…

An Easy Way to Connect with Antiques Collectors Around the World By Admin

Discover World Class Antiques – marketing, promotion, news, and industry resources at your fingertips. Secure your listing in our global directory and connect with interested antiques buyers and other sellers globally. Our custom trip planner, event listings and forums keep collectors coming back to the site, while our magazine and…


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