3 Secrets to Thrift Store Shopping

Are you an avid thrift store shopper looking for that edge? Want to find the next bargain whose story goes viral and makes you rich? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals secrets to getting thrift store discounts, understanding how to spot steals, and how to use the thrift store’s calendar in your favor. Plus, a secret that only Dr. Lori can offer you to help you find the biggest thrift store find ever.

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3 Tips about Taxes & Antiques

Having problems selling your antiques and need to increase your bottom line? Would you like the opportunity to keep more of your money come tax time? Dr. Lori outlines some possibilities of how to make money with your antiques by reducing your tax liability. Understand your tax preparation options and your antiques could increase your bottom line.

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3 Marks on Prints that Equal Money

Trying to research the print you bought online or at an estate sale? Does it have marks that you can’t decipher? Dr. Lori outlines three marks that can mean money when found on prints. If you are trying to research the marks as they relate to the artist, then you are going down the wrong path.

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3 Vintage Handbag Value Tips

Wondering what those vintage handbags you bought at yard sales and flea markets are really worth? How can you tell? Discover how to identify valuable handbags by their hardware, lining, style and materials including lucite, plastic, snake skin and others types for value.

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3 Online Research Problems

Are you getting mixed comments and information when researching your antiques online? Are you simply finding nothing about the antique? Ph.D. antiques appraiser Dr. Lori outlines three online researching problems as it relates to your antiques and flea market finds. Find out why you are having problems and make sure that you are getting correct research information about your painting, jewelry, furniture and other pieces.

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Valuables Auctions Missed

Like to shop at auctions? See three valuables auction houses missed that shoppers like you found. Dr. Lori authenticates all three pieces with their value combined at over $1 million dollars. Total paid at auction only $320. Good finds for shoppers. Bad for those who used auctions to sell.

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Values: Lincoln, Tiffany, & Quilts

Got a valuable inheritance? Don’t overlook it. You probably make the mistake of thinking your family has nothing of value. Resellers prey on this belief so they get bargains from you for less. See three families just like yours where Dr. Lori identified valuable antiques passed down to the next generation.

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Three Tips about Diamonds

Are you buying or trying to value an antique diamond ring or piece of diamond jewelry? Sure, you know the 5C’s for diamonds, but what are they not telling you? Read the secrets about cut, carat weight, and color grades that affect the value and appraisals of diamonds.

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Three Finds at Yard Sales

Are you a yard sale shopper, trying to find that valuable antique, book or painting? Well, read three true stories of yard sale finds that were discovered by Dr. Lori at her popular antiques appraisal events. See what antiques and collectibles to look for so you don’t miss a 10,000 dollar book among other valuables.

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How to Shop for Vintage Furniture

Are you shopping to redesign and furnish that room with vintage furniture? Planning a DIY project with your purchase to fit with your new design? Find out how to get better deals, what to look for and what to avoid. Simple tips.

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