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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Stories about Antiques Dealers

Tips and real stories involving dumpsters, actual appraisal values and eBay that you can use to separate the reputable antiques dealers from the not so reputable. Many antiques dealers run upstanding businesses, but some do not. Here are some examples of the not so reputable.

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Olympic Collectibles Tips

Trying to sell your Olympic collectibles or wondering what yours are worth? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals her three tips on what items sell for the highest dollar. She reveals tips on the Olympic items to buy at that yard sale and flea market.

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3 Mistakes Reading Marks

Are you trying to read that mark on a piece of pottery, ceramic, or china? Do you think that number is the year the piece was made? Don't research with the wrong information just because you misread a mark. Avoid these common pitfalls.

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Three Reasons Antiques Sell High

Why do certain antiques sell for more money than others? Use these three factors to determine if your antique has the stuff to get top dollar. If you are buying an antique, understand how these reasons can help you get a lower price and better deal.

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3 Estate Sale Mistakes

Tips to avoid making big mistakes when shopping at an estate sale or hosting one. Dr. Lori reveals actual stories of bad experiences so you don’t fall victim. Understand how to get that real bargain and avoid losing money.

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3 Valuable Halloween Collectibles

Do you have a valuable Halloween collectible? Read to learn values and how to spot and find desirable movie posters, costumes, candy containers, and other collectibles from this fun and scary holiday.

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Top 3 Back to School Collectibles

Wondering if your old school items are collectible? Find out values and how to spot valuable back to school advertising posters, famous celebrity yearbooks and autographs, and children’s books like Harry Potter and Tom Sawyer. See what's hot in today's vintage collectible market.

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Top 3 Hot Collectibles

Are you selling old stuff? Looking for today's valuable finds at a flea market or estate sale? Find out values and how to spot which Bakelite, World War I pieces, and posters from specific travel destinations are today’s hot collectibles in the market.

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