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 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 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 […]

Brimfield Antique and Collectibles Shows

Brimfield Antique & Collectibles Shows Schedule for 2013 Show Dates July 9 – 14     Tuesday – Sunday September 3 – 8 Tuesday – Sunday   Places to Shop                                                       […]

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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

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 […]

Foreclosures, Downsizing & Estate Sales

Dealing with the clutter of a lifetime can look like an insurmountable task. A lot of people turn to what they consider the easiest solution, which is usually one or more of the following: No one wants it, I don’t want it, don’t think it has any value so I will throw it away. I […]

Christmas Present, Christmas Past

       Although Santa’s traditional appearance features his rosy dimpled cheeks, cherry-red nose and the trademark red Santa suit, black boots, and Santa hat, astute collectors are thrilled to find early papier-mache Belsnickles and Santa ornaments with robes of unusual colors or adorned with fur. The Belsnickle, known as Father Christmas, traveled from house to […]

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