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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MARINE CHRONOMETERS
For people of maritime professions, spending many months away from the earth, the ship becomes a second home. Therefore, all items of ship's life surrounding sailors should be durable, comfortable,…

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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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Antiques and time!

Since ancient times, the attention of peoples has been turned to antiques. This was carried out for such reasons, among the first of which was the presence of love for the country, its history and objects that could conceal traces of bygone times.

Items belonging to antiques in any country are beautiful, unique and peculiar; this is a national treasure of every nationality. Therefore, very old things with the expiration of the period can increase in value, and their purchase is considered by the people as a good way to invest. Along with antiques, you can watch hotel business news at ProHotel.ru. In addition, here you can find information about hotels that will help you decide on a future room. 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

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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Icon collecting
Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin…

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Antique Secrets of the Past
Currently, not only a private collector, but also the state is fond of antiques. Typically, antique objects are distinguished in terms of their material value, as well as historical. Also,…

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How to evaluate an antiques item?
Spoons, forks, cup holders, samovars, plates, figurines, and even old photographs with the image of strangers to you - all this in our time is an antiquity and has its…

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