International Watch Company (IWC) - a Swiss company producing luxury watches.
The company was founded in 1868 by American watchmaker Florentin Ariosto Jones and watchmaker-entrepreneur Johann Heinrich Moser in the city of Schaffhausen. The newly made company was aimed at the…

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CHATELIN FOR POCKET WATCHES. HISTORY OF THE APPEARANCE
The beautiful French word Chatlin at the end of the seventeenth century was called a special, metal chain. One end of which was fixed on the clothes of gentlemen and…

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RUSSIA AND FRANCE: PARADOXES OF JEWELRY ART IN MODERN STYLE
Jewelry of the new style at the end of the 19th century conquered everyone with its bright decorativeness and imagery, which are characterized by drama and symbolism, unusually interpreted mythological…

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Antique paintings

In today’s world, a huge number of people collecting antiques. This is one of the most fascinating and informative types of collecting. After all, in just a few years, you can already have a fairly impressive collection of all kinds of antiquities. Moreover, there is always the opportunity to increase the number of copies of the collection. Nowadays, it has become much easier to buy antique objects, and the Internet serves as an assistant in this.

However, antiques may interest not only collectors. After all, it is also a wonderful gift to the CEO of any company. As you know, such gifts should be exclusive, expensive and, most importantly, solid. Antique paintings are one of the most suitable options. Continue reading

Antique chinese vases

Antique chinese vases
Chinese antique vases have always been very popular among collectors around the world, and there are many reasons for this. Firstly, such antique vases are really unique, as they have no analogues either in color or in the technology of creation. Secondly, Chinese antique vases date back to the 15-19th century, and only for this reason are considered original things that so attract collectors. Thirdly, the price of such art objects, sometimes forcing collectors to think about ways to store such antique vases.

Of course, for these purposes you can buy airbags in bulk, but it’s much better to sleep on them, especially since the wholesale sales of airbags have increased significantly today, and as for vases, you just need to learn how to properly care for them and dust in a timely manner , and you will not have problems. Continue reading

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 a collection of antique printed and manuscript books. In book antiques, as, perhaps, in no other area of ​​antique collecting, a competent intermediary specialist is needed between the collector and the owner of the subject of his interest.
Antique collectors in Europe were engaged in the sale of ancient books in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The first catalogs of old books that were sold at fairs in Leipzig and Frankfurt were published in Germany in 1564. This date is considered the beginning of the professional trade in book antiques.

Until the 18th century, antique books were sold among other antiques. Only at the turn of the XVIII-XIX centuries, the trade in ancient books became a separate type of antique trade. The largest centers for the sale of antique books in these centuries were Paris, London, Munich, Milan, Amsterdam. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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