Category Archives: antiques

Jaeger-LeCoultre Clocks


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Do you want to sell your antique or vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clocks in Bradenton, Sarasota, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, or Venice? Sarasota Antique Buyers is southwest Florida’s leading buyers and brokers of all LeCoultre, Cartier, and Argent, as well as all types of fine antique clocks. As knowledgeable antique dealers, we have been in business […]

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What Makes Certain Antique Paintings Valuable–or Worthless?


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If there is one thing that antique painting buyers often ask themselves, it is this: What is it that makes certain antique paintings valuable and others worthless? Whether you are looking for the best place to sell paintings in order to turn a profit on paintings you’ve acquired or you work for a “we buy […]

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Antique Porcelain – What Should You Know?


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Antique Porcelain can carry with it a fascinating history and unexpected value. People often think to look at the markings on their silver or gold items as these markings help identify purity, manufacturer and age – however when it comes to porcelain, there seems to be more uncertainty among the general public. This tradition of […]

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Modern Furniture – What is it and who wants it?


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When we’re talking about Modern Furniture, we are not necessarily talking about your last trip to Ikea. The modern art movement in the late 19th century may have started with painters and sculpturers who pushed away from the aesthetic of more traditional styles in favor of expression and abstraction beyond realistic representation but it didn’t […]

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Is there a “best season” for buying and selling antiques and collectibles?


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If you’ve been in the antique and collectibles business for a while, you’ve probably noticed that there’s an ebb and flow to it. We buy antique collectibles, and we’ve come to understand that there are some months that are simply better for buying than others. This isn’t always the case—you can find amazing antiques at […]

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Trading Antiques & Keepsakes: What you need to know before hand


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Thinking about getting into the antiques trade? For some, it becomes a fun hobby that they make some money from. For others, it becomes a full-time job or becomes their job following retirement. No matter why you want to get into selling antiques & collectibles, there are a few things you should know before you […]

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Other than Selling, What Good Are Artifacts for?


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If you’ve collected artifacts, antiques, and other objects, you may have done so with the intent of selling them. But what if that’s not your plan at all? There are many ancient artifacts out there that look amazing, and you may not want to sell them at all. If you don’t sell them, what else […]

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Finding Value: Important Tips When Buying Vintage and Antique at Estate Sales


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Estate sales are a great place to find valuable antiques and collectibles, often at affordable prices. Some homeowners might not know exactly how valuable an item is, while others price vintage and antique items at rock-bottom prices to simply sell them as quickly as possible. If you are looking to add to your antique collection, […]

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I Am Downsizing My Antiques and Household Goods – What Are the 5 First Most Important Steps that I Should Take Before Selling?


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Has the time come where you are ready to downsize? Perhaps you are moving to a smaller home, hope to travel in the future, or just need some cash right away. Regardless of the reason, selling your household goods and antiques will likely be a big item on your downsizing checklist. However, there are some important steps […]

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The Best Places To Sell Your Chinese Pottery And Porcelain


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Trying to sell any antiques can be a daunting project. Between researching the items, trying to find provenance, and then getting estimated values many tasks must be completed before actually deciding where sell them to realize the highest return. However, when selling niche or rare antiques, such as Chinese pottery and porcelain, the actual decision […]

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How to Use Your Antiques This Holiday Season


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There is so much work that goes into planning the perfect holiday meal. Typically, a host starts with a menu, one that fits the unique tastes of the guests of the meal, and potentially even takes into account any special dietary restrictions. Then, there is the trip to the store to get all of 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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Antique and Collectible Silver Flatware- St. Petersburg | Miami | Tampa | Orlando | Bradenton


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Value silver flatware Receiving the family’s antique silver was wonderful until you had to polish it. Endlessly. If, like many others, you have realized that owning silver takes more upkeep than you have time for, you will want to sell it. Selling silver can be a complex process; and difficult to understand. Silver is sold […]

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Antiques Roadshow in Florida


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At Sarasota Antique Buyers, we’re always excited when the Antiques Roadshow is nearby.  In 2005 the show started its 10th tour right here in Tampa, and in the years following has made a stop in two other major Florida cities as well.  In 2010 the show came to sunny Miami Beach, and 2013 found them […]

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