SILVER CUPPER IN PRE-REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA.
In the history of antiques, a special position is occupied by the XVIII century, the time when the first European samples of dining and tea utensils appeared. And the forerunner…

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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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ABOUT COPPER
Copper has long been considered a magical material. Water did not deteriorate in copper dishes, pendants were protected from diseases, copper nickels were applied to a bruised place. COPPER -…

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Private letters of Buccaneers

At the moment, between collectors around the world, a real fight has unleashed for unique exhibits from the past, and these exhibits are not related to any one theme, such as numismatics, bonistics, and so on, they are interested in just rare things that if they exist, then only in one single copy, and believe me, there are a lot of such things. Today. We suggest talking about pirates, and to be more precise, about buccaneers, who in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were a real problem in the Caribbean.

Buccaneers differ from ordinary pirates in that they did not attack all the ships that sailed across the Caribbean Sea, but only on Spanish ships. Continue reading

The secrets of the antique dealer Agathon Faberge

Everyone knows the famous antiquarian Agafon Faberge, the eldest son of the famous Russian jeweler Karl Faberge. Many secrets and omissions are associated with his name. Where did the collection collected by the antique dealer after the October Revolution go? Where are the treasures of the Faberge surname that the Bolsheviks could not confiscate? There are still no answers to these questions.

Faberge was founded in 1842. The most famous was thanks to Faberge eggs made for members of the royal family.

During the February Revolution, the company of Carl Faberge suffered significantly. But he finally finished off, delivered a knockout blow October Revolution. Continue reading

Porcelain collecting

Collecting can be safely attributed to the most common hobby. Collectors are able to see the beautiful in ordinary things. It is worth noting that today this hobby is positioned not only as a hobby for millions, but also as a rather profitable investment of capital. Everyone knows that over time the price of a rich collection increases several times. From this point of view, porcelain seems to be the most attractive collectible.

No collecting is possible without love for the subject and admiration for it. Love porcelain is quite simple – pay attention to extremely attractive porcelain dolls, wonderful cups, impressive teapots and delicate saucers. These days it’s fashionable to collect such things. Continue reading

ANNUAL SPOONS ROBBE & BERKING
An old German manufactory called Robbe & Berking has now turned over 130 years old. It was founded in 1874 in the vicinity of a German city called Flensburg. During…

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Antiques Assessment - Customer Information
Evaluation and buying up antiques today is one of the popular forms of selling old things. If you consider it necessary not just to throw things away, but to find…

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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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Antiques of strategic importance
The materials feature more than 800 antiquities brought from Europe by truck. The scheme would not stand without the evaluators of the Ministry of Culture, but it worked for eight…

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