Vintage Garage July 19

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With only 3 markets each season, you don’t want to miss a thing!  July 19th will be a busy one with 100 vendors of all things vintage! You’ll find SO many intriguing things including, vintage art, vintage clothing, home decor, vintage kitchen, men’s vintage clothing and so much more. Easy

How Antique Values are determined

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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

The Secret to Competition in Vintage

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Read, Shop or no Shop and The Least you Need to Sell Vintage  If you sell vintage, or want to become a dealer someday, you are welcome to fill out the Vintage Dealer survey.  Join me at Business of Vintage where we’ll dive in. There is a lot of competition in the vintage

What Constitutes Vintage? Vintage vs. Antique Defined

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You’ve heard of the Antiques Roadshow. Objects come from basements and attics across America and are worth hundreds, thousands or even more. Or a magical object they’ve been purchased for $5 at a garage sale. Everyone is rich!  Ok. That’s not how it really works, but we can talk about

What is the Definition of Vintage Clothing?

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What is the true definition of vintage clothing? Vintage fashion is hot. Vintage style, retro style? That may not be authentic vintage. It may be brand new intended to have a vintage look. What makes it authentic vintage clothing? The age of the piece needs to be from 1993 or prior to be considered