Antique


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Antique

A product or other item that is old but still desirable to a collector or an investor because of its rarity or quality. There is no set age that renders an item an antique. A car might be considered an antique after 50 years, but a coin after 100.
References in periodicals archive ?
1 -- color) no caption (book: ``John Bly's Antiques Masterclass'')
So that's why we're so proud to sponsor the Original Miami Beach Antique Show for the second year in a row, for such a great milestone as their 50th anniversary.
The Show is a must-attend for anyone with an interest in the most coveted antique and estate jewelry in the world.
Antique fair in St Martin's Market, Birmingham Rag Market, Edgbaston Street, from 7.
The guide is targeted to anyone interested in buying antiques, including the hobbyist collector and the antique reseller.
THURSDAY Antiques and collectibles fair at 174 Worcester Rd, Bromsgrove, 9am-3.
Including one true gem, the group of antique airplanes touched down with a wide variety of old airplanes in tow, the oldest flying Boeing airplane in the world, the 1928 Boeing 40C airplane.
Sarah Percy-Davis, chief executive of the Association of Art and Antique Dealers, said: "Most antiques dealers now use the internet, have their own sites, and a great number sell stock online.
LONDON, September 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For antique dealers who trade online, ensuring safe and speedy antique delivery (http://www.
com; YERGER PROJECT--Architect: FRANK TINDALL, Keeping/Living Room: RUG: Antique Oushak, DRAPERY FABRIC: Kravet, www.
But antiques expert Mark Hill and interior designer Kathryn Rayward are on a mission to prove it's chicer and cheaper to furnish a room from antique fairs, stalls and reclamation yards.
Set to showcase artworks from different eras, collecting categories expected at 'Art Antiques Design Dubai' will include Islamic works of art; silver; antique and modern jewellery; a broad range of furniture and decorative arts; and fine art, including Middle Eastern, Orientalist and European paintings, drawings, and sculpture.