For some reason, my brain remembers trivial information about a lot of things. I will admit sometimes the trivia pushes out important things like laundry or grocery shopping. Customers and Dealers ask me questions about antiques and collectibles all day long and sometime I know the answer, and sometimes I have a tickle in my brain and have to look it up. Google is great; it beats looking through all those books like in the old days. Don’t tell anyone my secret.
Here’s a typical bombardment of questions I receive in a day.
I never know what will trigger an idea for a blog post. This week it was a Price Guide to Antiques from The Antique Trader from 1970. The merchants in the store always ask me for prices on things, customers when downsizing ask me what is something worth; value and pricing seem to be my forte. I constantly research trends and current prices in order to give accurate information. Here’s some pricing trends I thought you might find interesting.