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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.
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What change have you seen in the antiques business?
Simon said that as well as enjoying the quality antiques, Margie was particularly interested in the ghostly goings-on.
Global Arts and Antiques is the longtime collector of Russian arts and antiques for inventory and selling.
2016 marks the 39th year of production for the Antiques Roadshow, which remains one of BBC One's most watched factual titles, boasting an average of six million viewers each Sunday.
Sherman specialist Val Hammond will present her latest finds, while formal jewellery is always in abundance in the booth of Atlantis Antiques of Burlington.
However, it is the Carmarthen Antiques Fair's reputation for its abundance of quirky, unexpected bygones including vintage accessories and clothes, toys and dolls, post cards, nautical items, militaria, linens and Welsh blankets and coins (including this time a collection of Welsh Industrial tokens) which keep antiques enthusiasts returning time and again to this popular, friendly fair.
Antique Forum (01782 393660) is holding an antiques and collectors' fair at Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, 10am-5pm.
Some of the antiques in their shop are usually hired for decoration or use during corporate events in offices or hotels.
We've teamed up with Antiques for Everyone to offer EVERY reader two free tickets to see the country's finest examples of art and antiques.
Judith Miller, from BBC Antiques Roadshow, said: "It's always so inspiring to meet collectors, hear their stories and share some of our experience with them.
He said: "When I started in 1988, Tynemouth was awash with antiques shops on Front Street and on Percy Park.
55, revealed he worked as a cook and got the antiques from the belongings of a friend who left the UAE and later died.