How Antique Values are determined

vintage Garage Chicago antique appraisal fair August

Antique Values How much is this worth?   This question is often asked, then answered.  Antique values and vintage values can vary greatly.  Items don’t generally have set prices.  You can’t order them from a catalog where there’s a choice of different size or color.  You can’t purchase them in

Jims pick, Record Players from Audio Archeology

As seen at the Vintage Garage Chicago an Audio Visual Instruments record player

Record Players Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s.  John’s been with us from the beginning and joins us in Evanston too. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener a couple years back, with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with

Millennials DO and WILL love vintage more than anyone

Appraisal fair items at the Vintage Garage.

In the past few years, there had been an increase of articles having to do with no one cares about their parents or grandparents possessions. Used items,  hand-me-downs, vintage & antiques.  This with Millennials love that big Scandinavian store that starts with an I. Millennials love vintage at Vintage Garage

Don’t Break this Vintage Rule

weekend finds, vintage art pottery at Vintage Garage Chicago

Check out my weekend finds! A vintage beaded handbag, pair of silver candlesticks (or chrome) one brown pottery mid century lamp, another midcentury lamp, this time a desk lamp. Haven’t researched anything yet. Last but not least an unidentified piece of art pottery with an amateur look yet a really