Pictures from the exhibition, or How to buy masterpieces?
Once we had an art day - we went to the sale of paintings in the House of Bessarabian Jews (there is such a building in Tel Aviv). This is…

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The security of your collection
If you often visit various sites or forums that are devoted to collecting, you probably have come across more than once information on how to protect your collection from all…

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A cane and its elegant image. What was the prop?
How would you recommend holding hands while walking if they are not busy with anything? At the seams? Inconveniently! Swing? Firstly, I am not in the ranks, and secondly, I…

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Antiques as a way of investing

Analysts note a steady increase in the price of antiques. That is why this market is so interesting for investing. In addition, on average, any antique item rises in price by 20-30% per year, and this is a good profit. Therefore, the older the antique exhibit, the more expensive it will be every year. For example, Pablo Picasslo’s painting “The Boy with the Pipe” cost $ 34 million in 1952, and already $ 104 million in 2004.

What can be considered antiques and what not? By definition, antiques include antiques that are over 50 years old.

What are these things? First of all, it is furniture and household items (dishes, vases, ancient mechanisms, etc.), books, icons, paintings, porcelain, glass, silver, coins.

However, as in any investment, investments in antiques have their pitfalls. Investing in antiques is not suitable for those who are counting on quick profits, since this is a long-term investment, the interest on which is growing every year. Continue reading

Antique clock
What is antiques in general? Antiques mean various categories of antiques having one or another value. Value most often consists, in addition to age and material of manufacture, from rarity…

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Trade in antique books in Russia from the era of Peter I to the present day
The developed system of book antiques trade, with the relevant rules and laws, is one of the most important components in creating the most favorable conditions for the emergence of…

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Pictures steal: what is valued in the black antiques market
STEALING PICTURES TREYAKOVSKY GALLERY Experts call the unfortunate misunderstanding what happened in the Tretyakov Gallery. The alleged kidnapper was able to calculate in hot pursuit. The picture was found. Nevertheless,…

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The magic charm of ancient weapons
There are people who simply can not resist the magical charm of ancient weapons. They usually form a whole collection of antique blades or pistols. But do not forget that…

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