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Invest in antiques and show me the money – eventually

January 12th, 2006 · No Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Santa Claus was kind enough to place what could prove to be an extremely valuable book in my Christmas stocking: it’s called “Tim Wonnacott’s Moneymaking Antiques for the Future” and it was written by a collective of some of the leading lights in today’s […]

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Tags: Book Reviews · Investment

Making money? First, sell your antique or collectable

January 9th, 2006 · No Comments

There is no shortage of ways to sell objects you own – and I’ve tried most of them, with differing results. One that I hope to use increasingly is the online auction. Before I do so, I intend to check out the recommendations listed here by the Federal Trade Commision and I suggest you do […]

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Tags: eBay · Faberge · Internet · Investment

When is a $20 bill worth $25,300?

January 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Readers and fellow collectors might be interested to learn that the $20 dollar bill discussed in the post immediately before this sold in a Florida auction for a staggering $25,300. Matt Joyce of Associated Press has the full story which was published among other places in the Indianapolis Star.

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Tags: Investment

Auction object lesson in making money … out of money

January 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Banana-Note-2 When is a $20 bill worth $10,000 plus? When it’s found to be overprinted with a bright red, yellow and gree Del Monte fruit sticker apparently. The so-called “banana note” snuck out of Treasury Department printing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, when checking precedures failed to spot the error. Daniel Wishnatsky of Phoenix paid […]

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Tags: Investment

Antique rugs and carpets – good investments if you buy wisely

January 5th, 2006 · No Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português It’s all a matter of priorities, she kept telling me. In readiness for the festive season of television torpor, I fancied a new TV to replace our current valve set that is at least 18 years old. With seemingly hundreds of square feet of […]

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Tags: Carpets · Investment · Rugs