Cool Old Stuff For Sale Resource Links
Here are a few links that we have found helpful. We have featured mostly free websites, but have also included some fee-based sites that may be worth considering. We will continually build out this resource page, so check back for new links periodically.
Another great place to find research material is at your local library and bookstores, or with online book dealers. Many libraries have inter-loan programs, and you should be able to find any book on most any collectibles subject. You may also have a local specialist in your community that does appraisals.
A good research guide with all kinds of relevant collectibles information.
Articles, tips and resources for collecting antiques and vintage collectibles.
All about collectibles and collecting – a good overview site.
Kovel’s Price Guide - Look up values for Free, plus good research information and articles.
A good informational website featuring old American Art Pottery.
Glossary guide to pottery, porcelain and other antique marks.
Described as an online encyclopedia of silver marks, hallmarks and makers’ marks.
Here are a few fee-based sites that may be of help to you:
What's It Worth To You
Online antique appraisals and valuations as low as $9.95.
An antiques & collectibles price guide claiming the largest database in the industry. Get recent sales values for a monthly subscription fee.
You can sign up for their monthly email newsletter Insider, for Free, which features current informational articles.
This option offers three color illustrated guides, with unlimited searches for one monthly fee: Marks for Ceramics, Marks for Silver and Values 4 Antiques. There is a very good Free information section at the bottom of this home page with advice on identifying and appraising antiques, as well as a history of many collectible genres.
International Society of Appraisers
Find an appraiser in your area!
Thank you for visiting and shopping at the Cool Old Stuff For Sale online vintage collectibles store . . . the fun place to shop for the beautiful, rare, and unusual!
Finding vintage collectibles is a green hobby. Feel good about choosing to reuse and recycle “up”, by finding and enjoying wonderful older things that you love, or perhaps by investing in a fun collectible.
© 2012 - 2017 Cool Old Stuff For Sale. All graphics, text and images protected by copyright. All rights reserved.