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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 offer FREE Antique Evaluations & Antique Appraisals.

Please send us an email at alansattic@aol.com

In your e-mail, please include as much of the following as possible.

A High-Quality photo of your item (taken under natural light is best.)

A Description of the item/items. Include a physical description, and any historical knowledge you may have of it along with any information you can share about the item that will help us provide you an accurate evaluation/price of the item.

Please include your Phone number, City where the items are located, Your Zip Code.

We will reach out to you ASAP with more details.

Sarasota Antique Buyers – Free Verbal Evaluation 

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

What do Silver Markings Mean

Have you ever wondered what the tiny words or numbers mean on the jewelry or silver that you own or that has been passed down in your family? The silver that is in your cabinet space that you have been holding ont

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Antique News

Tips to Value Gold Plated and Silver Plated Antiques


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Marks to Know for Antique Silver-plate and Gold-plate If you have been trying to sell antique jewelry, you probably have come across terms such as gold-plate and silver-plate. These terms also will be used for other antiques, especially silver-plate as it is quite common. It is important that you know a few things about gold […]

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Henry Moore Bronze Sculpture? Important Things To Know


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Born in 1898 in Castleford, Yorkshire, Henry Spencer Moore grew up to be an English sculptor and artist, and happened to be the most influential and famous sculptor of his generation. His father wanted to avoid having his children work in the mines and so he did everything he could to ensure his children were […]

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The Work of Charles M. Russell


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Understanding the art by Charles Russell Charles M. Russell, one of the most famous artists in the American West, created paintings and bronze works of art which are familiar pieces to millions of people and very prized by collectors. Overall, Russell created more than 2,000 paintings of cowboys, Indians and landscapes that are specific to the […]

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Henri Matisse Cut Out Sculptures


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How Matisse Developed His Cut Out Sculptures Henri Matisse was born in 1869 and was a French draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor known for his use of color, but he was most widely known as a painter. Matisse was born in Le Cateau-Cambresis in the Nord department of northern France. He was the oldest son of […]

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How to Identify Collectible Enamel


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Historical Background of Enamel Collectibles First used on small pieces of jewelry, enamel is not paint but a thin coat of glass. Once applied to a metal and heated to high temperatures, will melt and become fused to the metal. This is similar to how ceramic glazes adhere to pottery. Pure gold, silver and copper […]

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How Do I Know What it is Worth? And Where Do I Sell It?


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In the world of buying and selling antiques, collections are more valuable than individual pieces. Collections are often highly sought after by dealers and collectors alike, so if you are ready to sell yours, you’ll need to be prepared. It is important to know exactly what your collection is worth and the best place to […]

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What is the Difference Between Antique, Vintage, and Estate Jewelry?


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If you are a jewelry enthusiast, you may have heard the terms antique, vintage, and estate used to describe different pieces. These terms are often used interchangeably, although there are some unique differences. By better understanding the three different types – and the characteristics of each – you can better evaluate your jewelry collection. Estate […]

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Where to Get Antique Jewelry Appraisals Online?


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Whether you’re a fan of Antique Roadshow and started digging around in those boxes in the basement or you bought some jewelry at a garage sale and think you’ve hit the jackpot, you want to find out if that gem-studded bangle can be sold for money that reflects its right worth. What would you do […]

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How to Check 750, 585, 417 Jewelry Markings: What Does Really Mean?


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Silver markings and gold markings symbols are often the simplest way to learn essential information about your gold jewelry. These markings, which are part of a broad range of jewelry, stamps, are designed to impart specific information about the gold or silver used in jewelry to the buyer or wearer. Let’s take a closer look […]

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Russian Icons: History Of Russian Icon Art Characteristics


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Icons, a characteristic and symbolic part of Russian culture, have their roots back in the year 988 AD. It was the year that Kievan Rus’ converted to Christianity. For more that 1,000 years, the Greek division of Christian faith, Orthodox Christianity, educated and formed both cultural and spiritual basis of the Russian society. This led […]

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