Antiques Dealer

Antiques Dealer


antiquesville, NY

Male, 58

I have been buying and selling antiques (and some collectibles) for over 30 yrs. started out buying and selling to help pay for college. got a degree in business admin. and worked in managerial positions for 23 yrs. but, during this 23 yr. period I kept my sanity by continuing to sell antiques in my spare time. now that I am semi-retired, I still deal in antiques - it is in my blood. I am knowledgeable in auctioning, estate sales, online sales, direct sales, and appraisals.

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Last Answer on January 31, 2022

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What is a copy of Stan Laurel original birth certificate worth today?

Asked by Stephen about 6 years ago

My opinion is that a copy of Laurels birth certificate has minimal value.  however, an authenticated  autograph/signature of Stan on a copy of his b/c would probably be worth around $200.00. (Stan died in 1965 at the age of 74.) 

Are Antique gas pumps that have been completely re-stored worth any value, even if the are now for show only?

Asked by David Stevens almost 6 years ago

Sure.  restored pumps are used by theme restaurants, and other businesses quite a bit.  obviously, the original, unrestored, pumps are worth much more than those with reproductionparts and modern paint jobs.  there are buyers for both restored and unrestored pumps. as always,the price of unrestored pumps depends on condition, condition, condition, and rarity of brand and style.

I have an item I would like to show. If you could tell me what it is that would be great.

Asked by Gabrielle about 5 years ago

Can you provide a verbal description of the item?

Hello I have a fishing reel from 1944 Shakespeare not restored rod and reel wanted to know if it's worth anything

Asked by Trey over 5 years ago

I'm guessing that your reel is a model 1944 "Service".  The model number (1944) is not necessarily the date it was made.  Shakespeare use a two letter code on the reel to record thedate the reel was made.  a mint in box Service reel would probably sell in the 25-35 dollar range on a good day.

Hi I was wondering how much can porcelain clowns can be worth as I have a large collection of them and how to do discover the value?

Asked by Rebecca almost 5 years ago

I have coulrophobia and cannot answer this question. Seriously,  need more info, but most clown figurine sell in the 5 - 20 dollar range.  some of the higher quality ones may sell in the $100 range to serious collectors.

What if someone breaks something and tried to return it. Also can you give me stuff for free?

Asked by David almost 5 years ago

I don't give refunds or buy back broken items.  My grandmother once told me, " Nothing is free except the moon, the sun, and the stars in the sky".

Hello i would like to know the worth of a jacket type g1 us navy. Avirex lether jacket it from 1943

Asked by Jessenia almost 5 years ago

Leather Navy flight jackets of world war 2 vintage usually sell in the $200 - $1500 range.  depends on condition, size, squadron patches, and identification of wearer.