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…

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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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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…

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Chronicles

The most expensive antique books

Every self-respecting second-hand bookmaker at least once in his life was interested in which of the books is the most valuable. This will not necessarily be the oldest and most ancient book; it is also estimated by who it is, what circulation of the book and how many copies exist today. In this regard, there are currently seven books and three manuscripts in the world, which are the most expensive and valuable copies not only in a single country, but throughout the world.

According to some estimates, the tenth position is the Jewish Bible, which was created in a single copy in the ninth century AD in Babylon. Its cost according to 2012 is about four million US dollars, although back in 1989 it was sold at auction for three million one hundred eighty thousand dollars. Continue reading

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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POCKET WATCHES WACHERON & CONSTANTIN VACHERON & CONSTANTIN
The Swiss watch Vasheron & Constantine is considered one of the most expensive and prestigious in the world. In the second half of the 18th century, Switzerland, from a country…

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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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WATCH COLLECTION WITH A LIMITED BUDGET
Most collectors are always looking for the sleeping one who is waiting to be found. One story tells how a collector went to a pawnshop and asked the owner if…

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