Antiques are items that are 100 years or older. Basically anything older than 1916. All categories of collectible items have them. Toys, furniture, clothing, jewelry, dishes all have antique pieces ready to rescue. Shopping for antiques or vintage takes a good eye. Even if something isn’t 100 years old it can still have value. There are plenty of valuable items from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond that
All categories of collectible items have them. Toys, furniture, clothing, costume jewelry, estate jewelry, dishes and china all have antique pieces ready to rescue.
Antiques need to have desirability as well. Just because something is 100 years old doesn’t make it valuable. Shoppers have to want it.
Shopping for antiques or vintage takes a good eye. Quality is an important component of vintage and antique items. Even if something isn’t 100 years old it can still have value. There are plenty of valuable items from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond that collector’s covet and actively search for.
Looking to see what it’s worth? Check out the new Vintage Garage monthly appraisal fair. We will evaluate items 1980’s or older.
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The Chicago Vintage Clothing and Jewelry Show will take place March 2, 3pm to 8pm, March 3, 2018. 10am to 5pm at 5649 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660. St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of Hollywood and N. Sheridan Road. The official website is www.vintageclothingandjewelry.com
The 2018 Vintage Garage dates are April 15, May 20, June 17 , July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21. There will be 100 vendors offering cool vintage and antique pieces every 3rd Sunday, April to October. Vintage Garage is located at 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640. Hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm with a $5 admission. Official website is www.vintagegaragechicago.com.