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Seven Tips for Good Antiquing

Whether you know exactly what you are wanting to collect or you just want to venture out to find a spontaneous unique item, antiquing is a worthwhile pursuit that is fun and exciting.

However, it can be a bit intimidating if you are just getting started. Luckily for you, we’ve got seven helpful tips to make the most of your antique shopping experience.

  1. Read and study your antique interests. Take a look at price books, or read a general antique
  2. Find a good local resource for where the best antique shops are in your area. Some good guides that many people use here in Northern Indiana are Antique Week, The Farmer’s Exchange, The Auction Exchange, area chambers of commerce, etc. Or, pick up an Antique Trail Map from the Shipshewana Antique Mall, which highlights great local
  3. Once you find ...

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HOW TO BUY AT AN AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME

Have you always wanted to attend an auction, but weren’t really sure what to do or how it works? These nine helpful auction tips will have you bidding like a pro in no time.

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8 Things You Should Know About the Shipshewana Flea Market

Did you know these following tidbits about the Midwest’s Largest Flea Market? It’s a Tuesday and Wednesday market. The mid-week hours add to the uniqueness of the seasonal flea market. Can’t make it during the week? It is also open for holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor There are nearly 900 booths. With …

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