Antique Sampler Collection Has Just Arrived

In viewing these wonderful antique samplers, it is hard to believe that they were all stitched by schoolgirls.  Samplers were not only used to teach fancy stitches, but as an educational tool as well.  Many antique samplers seen today often incorporate numbers, letters of the alphabet and verses.  Embroidered family registers were used to keep […]

Antique, Vintage and Estate Jewelry is in the Eyes of the Beholder

Jewelry as objects of adornment has always been regarded with special affection. Showcase Antique Center has a large assortment of antique, estate and vintage jewelry on line. Most antique shops don’t carry the selection and quality of antique, vintage and estate jewelry for sale that we do.We realize that when people are shopping for jewelry, some […]

Antique Staffordshire Dogs

             ANTIQUE STAFFORDSHIRE DOGS  Scores of potteries sprang up in England’s Staffordshire district in the early eighteenth century.  Figurines and groups were made in great numbers; dogs were favorite subjects.  Often they were made in pairs, each a mirror image of the other.  They varied in heights from 3” or […]

Hundreds of Items Consigned

A Vermont antique dealer and collector consigned several hundred items to us which include all their collections and inventory just a few days ago. Among the items are Christmas, Easter, candy containers, children’s items, yellow ware, cast iron doorstops, cast iron still banks, primitives, advertising, black forest, Royal Bayreuth and much, much more. We will […]

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

Free Antique & Jewelry Appraisal Days Saturday, February 18th Saturday, March 17th 10 AM to 2  PM Limit of 2 items per person.   To consign items to us please call (508) 347-7190 or E-Mail: Showcase Antique Center  For more information about our consignment program and download a brochure http://www.showcaseantiques.com/consign.html   Post Footer automatically generated by […]

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 […]

Celebrating Christmas With Antiques

     German immigrants first introduced Christmas trees made from artificial materials to America during the late 19th century.  The feather tree was made from goose feathers dyed green and wrapped around stiff wire to create the branches of the tree.  The branches were attached to a wooden rod and inserted into a stable base.  Feather […]

All About Consignment

ALL ABOUT CONSIGNMENT Lessons Learned Only The Good Stuff Recently a nice woman spent quite a bit of time looking into our showcases.  As she went from case to case we heard her exclaim, “Oh my! Oh no!”  By the time she came to the counter she was distraught and in tears. Her story. The […]

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