Would you like to sell your antiques?

See the bottom of the page to find out how to value an antique.

As we specialize in antiques…
We mainly buy items dating back 100 years or more.

List of items we don’t buy:

  • Furniture
  • Tableware
  • Jewelry
  • Vintage (less than 100 years)
    except rare items

Fill out the form and we will contact you with an offer.

    How to value an antique?

    Appraising an antique object can be a complex and delicate process. Here are a few steps to follow when appraising an antique object:

    1. Do some research : Before appraising an antique, it’s important to do some research to understand its history, origin, rarity and market value. You can consult books, websites and auction catalogs for information.
    2. Examine object status: It’s important to note the condition of the object, as wear, damage and repairs can affect its value. Examine the object carefully for signs of wear, defects, repairs or alterations.
    3. Identify marks : Look for marks and signatures on the object, as these can help identify its creator, origin or date of manufacture. Marks can be initials, logos, stamps or signatures.
    4. Consider rarity: Is the object rare? The rarer the item, the higher its value. If you find several examples of the same object, this may affect its value.
    5. Examine provenance: The origin of the object can also affect its value. If the object has an interesting history or belonged to a famous person, this can add value to the object.
    6. Evaluate the request: It’s important to consider the demand for the object. If the object is highly sought-after by collectors or enthusiasts, this can increase its value.

    It’s important to note that the value of an antique object can fluctuate according to market trends, auctions, offers and demand.

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