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|bgcolor="#e0e0e0" | '''Antiques & Collectibles'''
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|bgcolor="#e0e0e0" | '''Definitions'''
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*[http://acdmuseum.org/ Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum]
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:'''Antique'''
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*[http://www.michianaantiquemall.com/ Michiana Antique Mall]
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::An object of aesthetic or historical value <br> made over 100 years ago.
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*[http://centerforhistory.org/ Northern Indiana Center for History]
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*[http://www.ruthmere.org Ruthmere Museum]
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*[http://www.studebakermuseum.org/ Studebaker National Museum]
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'''General Information'''
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*[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/roadshow/ Antiques Roadshow]
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*[http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/ History Detectives]
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*[http://www.kovels.com/ Kovels' Online]
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'''Special Interest Sites'''
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*[http://www.abebooks.com/docs/RareBooks/ Abebooks]
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*[http://www.numismatics.org/ American Numismatic Society--Coins]
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*[http://www.stamps.org// American Philatelic Society--Stamps]
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*[http://www.antiquebottles.com/ Antique Bottle Collector's Haven]
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*[http://antiqueradio.com/ Antique Radio Classified]
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*[http://www.ephemerasociety.org/ Ephemera Society of America]
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'''Online Auctions'''<br>
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Caution: Authentication is generally by <br>sellers, not experts.
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*[http://s1.amazon.com/exec/varzea/subst/home/home.html/102-1175775-9701744 Amazon.com Auctions]
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*[http://www.ebay.com/ eBay]
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*[http://www.hemmings.com/ Hemmings Motor News]
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*[http://www.ha.com/c/index.zx?ic=althome2-task-www/ Heritage Auctions]
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'''Find an Appraiser'''
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*[http://www.appraisersassoc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=557&nodeID=1 Appraisers Association of America]
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*[https://connect.computility.com/directory/search.php?id=180816b7fed76a0c7e6731de0721e89b International Society of Appraisers]
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:'''Collectible'''
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::An artistic or historical treasure less than <br>100 years old.
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::A mass-produced or "limited edition" object.
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::An object that gains value because of its <br>association with a famous person or event.
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:(Source:  [http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/glossary/index.html Antique Speak])
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==Definitions==
 
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;Antique:
 
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:An object of aesthetic or historical value made over 100 years ago.
 
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;Collectible:
 
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:An artistic or historical treasure less than 100 years old.
 
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:A mass-produced or "limited edition" object.
 
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:An object that gains value because of its association with a famous person or event.
 
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(Source:  [http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/glossary/index.html Antique Speak], the Antiques Roadshow glossary)
 
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==SJCPL Resources==
==SJCPL Resources==
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=== Standard Identification & Price Guides ===
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'''Magazines on Antiques & Collectibles'''
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*Please check our [http://www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/index.php/Magazine_Titles_by_Subject#Antiques Magazines Titles by Subject] page for a list of antiques magazines available at SJCPL.
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'''Standard Identification & Price Guides'''
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Price guide are generally buyers' guides, not sellers' guides, suggesting what you would have to pay to purchase an object.<br>Sellers should expect to receive much less than the value listed.
Price guide are generally buyers' guides, not sellers' guides, suggesting what you would have to pay to purchase an object.<br>Sellers should expect to receive much less than the value listed.
*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Skovels|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Kovels']
*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Skovels|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Kovels']
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*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Smillers+collectibles|Orightresult|U1?lang=eng&suite=pearl Miller's Collectibles]
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*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Sschroeders|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Schroeder's]
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*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C__Smiller%27s%20collectibles__Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%20St.%20Joseph%20County%20Public%20Library%20collections%3A%3A__Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Miller's Collectibles]
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*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C%7CSschroeders%7CFf%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A%7CFf%3Afacetmediatype%3Ab%3Ab%3ABOOK%3A%3A%7COrightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Schroeder's]
*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Swarmans|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Warman's]
*[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Swarmans|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Warman's]
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===Browsing the Library's Collection===
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'''Browsing the Library's Collection'''
(Dewey Decimal Numbers)
(Dewey Decimal Numbers)
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**781.64 Sound recordings (CD's, vinyl records, etc)
**781.64 Sound recordings (CD's, vinyl records, etc)
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==Local Clubs==
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==Local Information==
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'''Local Museums'''
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*[http://acdmuseum.org/ Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum]
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*[http://centerforhistory.org/ Northern Indiana Center for History]
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*[http://www.ruthmere.org Ruthmere Museum]
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*[http://www.studebakermuseum.org/ Studebaker National Museum]
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'''Local Clubs'''
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For descriptions and contact information, search [http://www2.sjcpl.lib.in.us/cc/findrecords.php?-link=Search%20Community%20Connection%20Recordsp Community Connection.]
For descriptions and contact information, search [http://www2.sjcpl.lib.in.us/cc/findrecords.php?-link=Search%20Community%20Connection%20Recordsp Community Connection.]
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*Antique Automobile Club of America, St. Joe Valley Region
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*Antique Automobile Club of America, St. Joseph Valley Region
*Antique Study Group
*Antique Study Group
*Northern Indiana Philatelic Society
*Northern Indiana Philatelic Society
*Questers Chapters
*Questers Chapters
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==Area Antique Shows & Auctions ==
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'''Area Antique Shows & Auctions'''
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*St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  ([http://www.4hfair.com/calendar.html Schedule])
*St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  ([http://www.4hfair.com/calendar.html Schedule])
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*[http://www.shipshewanafleamarket.com/ Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market]
*[http://www.shipshewanafleamarket.com/ Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market]
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*[http://byways.org/stories/74927 Click here] for an interesting article about antique shops along Indiana's Historic National Road
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'''Interesting Tidbits'''
 
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Did you know that while some members of the Studebaker family were manufacturing automobiles, others were making pocket watches?  [http://www.go-star.com/antiquing/watches.htm Here] is an interesting article from ''Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine'' about Studebaker watches. For more information about early South Bend businesses, contact [http://www.libraryforlife.org/localhistory/ Local & Family History Services.]
 
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Please feel free to leave comments or suggestions in the [[Talk:Antiques & Collectibles | discussion]] page.
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==Websites==
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'''General Information'''
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*[http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/ Antiques Roadshow]
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*[http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/ History Detectives]
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*[http://www.kovels.com/ Kovels' Online]
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'''Special Interest Sites'''
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*[http://www.abebooks.com/docs/RareBooks/ Abebooks]
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*[http://www.numismatics.org/ American Numismatic Society--Coins]
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*[http://www.stamps.org// American Philatelic Society--Stamps]
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*[http://www.antiquebottles.com/ Antique Bottle Collector's Haven]
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*[http://antiqueradio.com/ Antique Radio Classified]
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*[http://www.classiccarclub.org/ Classic Car Club of America]
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*[http://www.ephemerasociety.org/ Ephemera Society of America]
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*[http://www.fohbc.org The Federation of Historic Bottle Collectors]
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*[http://postcardcollector.org/forum/index.php PostcardCollector.org]
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*[http://www.postcardy.com Postcardy]
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'''Online Auctions'''
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Caution: Authentication is generally by sellers, not experts.
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*[http://www.ebay.com/ eBay]
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*[http://www.shopgoodwill.com/ Goodwill Auctions]
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*[http://www.hemmings.com/ Hemmings Motor News]
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*[http://www.ha.com/c/index.zx?ic=althome2-task-www/ Heritage Auctions]
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'''Find an Appraiser'''
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*[http://www.appraisersassoc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=557&nodeID=1 Appraisers Association of America]
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*[https://connect.computility.com/directory/search.php?id=180816b7fed76a0c7e6731de0721e89b International Society of Appraisers]
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Revision as of 19:19, 30 May 2013

Definitions
Antique
An object of aesthetic or historical value
made over 100 years ago.
Collectible
An artistic or historical treasure less than
100 years old.
A mass-produced or "limited edition" object.
An object that gains value because of its
association with a famous person or event.
(Source: Antique Speak)

Contents


SJCPL Resources

Magazines on Antiques & Collectibles


Standard Identification & Price Guides

Price guide are generally buyers' guides, not sellers' guides, suggesting what you would have to pay to purchase an object.
Sellers should expect to receive much less than the value listed.


Browsing the Library's Collection

(Dewey Decimal Numbers)

  • 700 The Arts
    • 730 Plastic Arts, Sculpture
      • 736 Carvings
      • 737 Coins, Paper Money
      • 738 Ceramics, Porcelain
      • 739 Metalwork
    • Drawing & Decorative Arts
      • 741 Drawings
      • 745 Decorative Arts
        • 745.1 Antiques & Collectibles
      • 746 Textiles
      • 748 Glass
      • 749 Furniture
    • 750 Paintings
    • 760 Prints
      • 769 Stamps, Sports Cards, Posters
    • 770 Photographs
    • 781.64 Sound recordings (CD's, vinyl records, etc)


Local Information

Local Museums


Local Clubs

For descriptions and contact information, search Community Connection.

  • Antique Automobile Club of America, St. Joseph Valley Region
  • Antique Study Group
  • Northern Indiana Philatelic Society
  • Questers Chapters


Area Antique Shows & Auctions

  • St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Schedule)
  • Click here for an interesting article about antique shops along Indiana's Historic National Road


Websites

General Information


Special Interest Sites


Online Auctions

Caution: Authentication is generally by sellers, not experts.


Find an Appraiser

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