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COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ANTIQUES

Sarasota Antique Buyers. Antique Dealer Buying Collectible Antiques. Fine Art.

At Sarasota Antique Buyers, we are always looking for unique antique pieces, antique collections, and entire estates. Specializing in fine antiques, art, antique furniture, antique porcelain, antique sterling silver, gold and sterling silver coins, and antique gold and estate jewelry, even costume jewelry. These are our true passion. Are you considering “downsizing”. Let us assist you in valuing your sterling silver flatware set, sterling silver tea set, antique jewelry and fine antique art.

We Purchase All Types of Antiques, Antique Gold and Antique Sterling Silver..

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Are you looking for a FREE Verbal Evaluation on your Antiques? Please email WITH PHOTOS and a description. This will enable us to respond back to you faster.

At Sarasota Antique Buyers we purchase within the whole state of Florida. Sarasota, Venice, Port Charlotte, Miami, Fort Myers, Naples, Tampa, Largo, St Pete to name a few.

Sarasota Antique Buyers  Is Purchasing Antique Silver

OK, antique buyers and silver lovers: Listen up. We’re going to talk about the difference between silver plate and sterling silver—two very different things that anyone who buys silver or sells silver should be aware of. Think of it as Silver School, and this class as Silver 101. Just click the link. Is it silver plate or silver?

We Are Antique Experts

We Buy Antiques, single items as well as entire estates, in Sarasota, Englewood, St. Petersburg, Venice, Tampa, and Orlando areas.  We love to purchase English and Continental 18th, 19th and 20th century modern and traditional furniture, Oak, Mahogany, Walnut, and Rosewood to name a few. We are interested in all items that are in good or poor condition.

We Buy Antique Items such as Antique Art, Modern Art, Chinese Antiques, Silver, Gold and Jewelry in Every Pattern.

WHAT WE PURCHASE

  • Antique Silver
  • Antique Clocks
  • Antique Paintings
  • Antique Jewelry
  • Antique Furniture
  • Antique Porcelain
  • Modern Furniture & Sculptures
  • Estate Jewelry
  • Modern Art

Antique Silver

Have you unexpectedly come across a family heirloom antique silver tea set while rummaging through the attic or going through a dusty old closet? Among the first things that may enter your mind is how valuable is it? These tips will help you evaluate your piece, show

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Antique News

Understand and Valuate Expressionist Art


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The Fascination of Mid Century Modern Art Why does Mid Century modern art continue to be popular, and why have collectors embraced its look so emphatically? These pieces were innovative for their time, and remain so. They elicit an emotional spark in the viewer. History and value of expressionist art Abstract Expressionism developed in the […]

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Our best expert tips to help you navigate how to downsize


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At some point, everyone needs to do downsizing- maybe you are an recent empty-nester, or a new caregiver for an elderly parent’s home. How can you downsize easily, while receiving the best return for your belongings? Follow these guidelines, especially geared for selling collectibles and antiques. 1. Decide if you’re really downsizing- how much do […]

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Historical Background and Valuation of Asian Snuff Bottles


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Where did snuff bottles come from? Before the exploration of the Americas in the early 1400’s tobacco was unknown to Europeans, however after the discovery of this product in the late 15th century, tobacco usage caught on quickly, and people created simple boxes to keep the valuable powder dry. Portuguese sailors brought tobacco to the […]

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Caring for Your Oriental Antique Furniture


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Once you have fallen in love with a piece of oriental antique furniture and added it to your Bradenton collection, it is important to properly maintain the piece. Antiques are old and often more fragile than other furniture. These pieces require to specific care to unintentional destruction. Caring Daily: Pieces of oriental antique furniture should […]

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Selling Your Silver Tea Sets


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If you are looking to sell vintage silver tea sets in Tampa there’s no better place to go than Sarasota Antique Buyers. We buy all kinds of antiques, from jewelry and hollowware to furniture and porcelain—whether they are individual pieces or entire collections. One of the most important stages of selling silver tea sets is determining […]

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How Do Estate Liquidations Work?


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Being the premiere company for estate liquidations in Sarasota means we have an obligation to the public to help them understand how this, sometimes esoteric, process works. The reasons why a person might decide to liquidate their assets or sell a property are many, and can occur at various points in someone’s life. Maybe a […]

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Is Estate Liquidation the Right Choice for You?


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Are you familiar with all of the benefits of estate liquidations and when it’s best to have one for your Orlando property? If you need to empty out a property, or sell off belongings or antique collection, then this is the service you need. But what does it entail, and how does it work? Do […]

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Where is the Best Place to Sell Antique Gold Jewelry?


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When you need to sell antique gold jewelry, whether it’s a small piece or even a private collection, it is not as simple as selling something in the St. Petersburg paper, taking it to a pawn shop, or even putting it on an online website such as Craigslist or Ebay. This type of sale can […]

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What is Vintage and Estate Jewelry?


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When you sell or buy antiques from the Venice area, there are so many types and styles, which originate from so many countless sources, that it’s often difficult to tell them apart.  To see a good example of how confusing a single focus area can be, we need only look at vintage and estate jewelry.  […]

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What is Modern Art?


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At Sarasota Antique Buyers, we know that the term “modern art” can be difficult to understand. It is such a broad term, and it seems like so many different artists could fall under this category. Unlike the more traditional Baroque period, where many of the paintings use the same colors and depict the same themes, […]

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