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Syroco Collectible Treasures At Estate Sales

Treasures from the Syracuse Ornamental Company are always in high demand by collectors and antique dealers. Collectibles made by the Syracuse Ornamental Company were created from compounds that were poured into molds, and the results were decorative products that looked as though they were hand-carved wood. The company created thousands of unique collectible items. The

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Estate Sales and the Hunt for Turkey China Transferware

Estate sales can reveal some truly amazing and rare finds. Owners of estates can collect all manner of different rarities, antiques, and valuables throughout their lifetime. In the event of an unfortunate passing, the belongings of the estate can head to the auction block or estate sale. For someone who is interested in acquiring rare

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Estate Sale Tips for Bible Collectors

Estate Sale Tips for Bible Collectors

If collecting Bibles is your hobby, searching for them at estate sales is a great place to start. There are many antique and rare Bibles that are sold at these sales and they are an excellent investment. If you do not have that much knowledge on what exactly to look for and want to collect

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How to Collect Presidential Memorabilia

How to Collect Presidential Memorabilia

Now I know we’re all pretty sick of the political fighting and current chaos- BUT don’t forget the value of some political memorabilia. Items these days that might be considered trash today could become highly collectible later. Here are some reminders as to how to establish, grow and possibly liquidate your political memorabilia. Finding Great

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How Estate Sales Cater to Collectors

How Estate Sales Cater to Collectors

When someone passes away, their estate is left in the hands of heirs. While there will be a great deal of grief and sadness associated with the passing of a loved one, and it can be overwhelming, there does come a time when matters of the estate need to be settled. An estate sale makes

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Collecting Rare Coins at Estate Sales

Collecting Rare Coins at Estate Sales

There are many collectible items that can be found at an estate sale. From guitars to comic books to rare coins, once you purchase something of your choice, you then have to go about taking care of the item. This will not only increase its longevity but also preserve its value. If you happen to

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What are Estate Sales?

An estate sale is held when a homeowner passes away or when a property owner is looking to liquidate their holdings to pay off debts or to satisfy a bankruptcy court order. If you are looking to get a great deal on a variety of products, an estate sale may be where you find it.

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How to Know When It's Time for a Professional Estate Appraisal

Is that painting you found in the closet worthless or worth millions? While it’s rare for someone to find something that is worth millions in an estate, knowing the value of things is important because finding things that are worth thousands is not all that rare. Getting an estate appraisal is the only way you can

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Estate Sale vs Garage Sale: What's the Difference?

Are you a deal hunter? If you love a bargain on secondhand stuff, you probably never miss a garage sale. But have you ever been to an estate sale? There are significant differences between an estate sale vs. garage sale. Read on to find out where you can cash in on a better bargain. Garage

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Estate Sales Furniture Shopping: A Complete Guide

You may be looking for that perfect big-ticket item for your living room but can’t find something that you both like and afford. Estate sales can be the perfect place to get furniture and other expensive items at a reasonable price. At estate sales, you’re likely to run into exciting, interesting and even rare pieces that you

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5 Estate Sale Finds You Won't Want to Miss

Collectors scour estate sales for reasonably priced antiques in great condition. If you have more modern tastes you may have driven straight by these sales without a passing glance. Estate sales, however, are an excellent place to find all sorts of everyday items at bargain-bin prices. Ready to get hunting? Check out our list of

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How Do Estate Sales Work? A Beginner's Guide

What if you were sitting on a fortune and you didn’t even know it? With the power of an estate sale, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” can be very true. But you have to know how estate sales work if you want to get the treasure at the end of the sales rainbow!

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The Top 3 Things to Look for at Estate Sales

You never know what you’re going to find at an estate sale. Much of it depends on the recently deceased’s tastes. Not everyone enjoys Asian inspired furniture or artwork. There’s also no guarantee the items are in great condition. But you also never know what types of treasures are hidden you might find. Often, there are

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5 Popular Collectibles That Are Gaining in Value

As we know, the marketplace can grow and shrink for antiques and collectibles. If you’re not paying attention you could miss some of your heirlooms and collectibles appreciating in value. Before you discard any old toys or collectibles make sure you know what your looking at and not giving away value. Some of the collectibles we

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