Antique Canton Has Just Arrived

Antique Canton porcelain has arrived – not by clipper ship from China,  but here at Showcase Antique Center.  For those of you not familiar with Canton, it is a blue and white porcelain that was first exported from China to the United States in the late 1700’s.  Importation continued into the 1920’s.  A simple motif […]

Antique Appraisals What Determines My Antique’s Value?

One of my most frequently asked questions is “is this item valuable because it’s old?”  My response is just because an item is old does not necessarily make it valuable. The value of any item be it old or new is determined by the economics of supply and demand as they determine price. All old […]

Vintage Tonka Toys

    RELIVE YOUR CHILDHOOD WITH THESE WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1960’s TONKA TOYS RECENTLY CONSIGNED TO US. Top left is a vintage Tonka aqua and white pickup truck with open trailer, horse trailer w/two horses, boat trailer and boat. Top right is a vintage Tonka light brown pickup truck with sportsman trailer and boat. Bottom left […]

Estate Sale To Downsize Your Home?

As the baby boomer generation and their parents want to live in a smaller house, condominium, apartment or care facility, they see their belongings as just stuff and want to dispose of them in the quickest fashion without giving any consideration to value. This is very unfortunate because the proceeds from the sale could go […]

Free Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days

Upcoming Events Fine Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days Saturday, Oct 15th Future Appraisal Dates: Saturday, Nov 19th Saturday, Dec 17th Register for Showcase Antiques Center’s E-mail updates Showcase Antique Center located at the entrance to Old Sturbridge Village, 371 Main St, P.O. Box 1122, Sturbridge, MA 01566 Tel: (508) 347-7190 Fax: (508) 347-5420 Showcase Antique […]

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