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by Dr. Lori Verderame

Watch Dr. Lori recount a true story at one of her antiques appraisal events about a valuable old bottle that resold for $60,000 after somebody bought it for only $1,200 on a well-known auction website. Listen how this affects you and the money you are losing when you are researching and using online auction sites as a price guide to value your antiques. Big mistake. If you know your stuff about old bottles, you could have been the one who bought the bottle at a good price from the seller who didn’t know. You can still find valuables shopping at online auctions. Read other stories about using online auctions as price guides.

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3 Ways to Find Valuable Antiques

3 Ways to Find Valuable Antiques

Want to know how to spot that valuable thrift store find? Don't know what to look for when cleaning out Grandma's attic or when you are downsizing? It's a common question and Dr. Lori provides secrets to spot those prints, posters, silver and ceramics that are valuable. Don't rely only on marks or signatures. They could fool you. You must read this article so you aren't throwing away a valuable or walking past it at a thrift store.

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