Attractiveness of Antiques
What are we, today, so attracted to antiques? The answer to this question can be at least a few reasons. As a rule, this is a reverent attitude and love…

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ANTIQUES
The attention of people to antiques is attracted by two reasons. The first is the love of history, the state and, in connection with these ancient objects that bear the…

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What is a flea market?
The world around us Yuri Orlov Grandmaster 3 What is a flea market? Flea markets in Europe and Asia Over the past half century, the world has changed beyond recognition.…

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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

Antique shop and its secrets: why do we love antique furniture so much?
If only furniture could tell its story ... Antiques are Mary's long-standing passion. She holds an antique store on the outskirts of London and some of her things are collected…

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Collecting antique books - a lesson for wealthy people
Collecting antique books - a lesson for wealthy people Today, antique bookstores and collectibles of antique tomes are experiencing a real boom. This was greatly facilitated by the last decree…

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Antique dolls
The choice of a profession, let alone a hobby, cannot always be explained logically. Why does a respectable man with a mustache devote himself to carving wooden horses, and does…

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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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