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The Appraiser’s Diary: What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and An Offer?

The Appraiser’s Diary: What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and An Offer?

By Rachel Hoffman As an appraiser that also works in the retail antique industry, the subject of what an “appraisal” is comes up a lot. I find that in my retail store, Turn of the Century Antiques on Antique Row, people come in or even email me quite often asking for an appraisal for their item. What is an appraisal? […]

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Interesting and Unusual Postcards to Collect

Interesting and Unusual Postcards to Collect

by Dede Horan Why do people collect postcards?  There are probably about as many reasons for doing so as there are collectors.  Some people are hooked by the nostalgia captured in these small pieces of paper.  Others may have acquired cards from a relative and soon find themselves adding to their new collections.  Some images are so eye-catching that they […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Appraiser’s Diary – Day at the Museum

The Appraiser’s Diary – Day at the Museum

By Rachel Hoffman Several times a year, I donate my time and expertise to local museums as part of an “Antiques Roadshow” type of event for fundraisers. Recently, I did one for the Aurora History Museum. One of my favorite appointments was a sweet elder man named Carl. He was my second of the day. He gently came up to my table and sat […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 23

Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 23

The Colorado Antique Gallery is turning 23, and to celebrate they are having a giant, month long sale starting Friday, February 27th, until Sunday, March 31st.  Their 285 dealers have been restocking since the holidays…scouring the four corners of the earth to find unique treasures…and now their dealers are ready to move merchandise!  During this storewide sale, most booths are […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

By Jon DeStefano The next time you visit Denver’s Historic Antique Row, 1100′s through 1800′ South Broadway, be sure to dive into their wide variety of restaurants and eateries. They offer great food and great shopping. The following is a brief summary of what is there. Maria Empanada Restaurant 1298 S. Broadway 303-934-2221 Homemade everything. Baked from scratch deliciousness is […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article