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Joe L. Rosson and Helaine Fendelman: Treasures in Your Attic

Joe L. Rosson and Helaine Fendelman: Treasures in Your Attic. Joe L. Rosson and Helaine Fendelman: Treasures in Your Attic.

Pull those old toys out from under the bed. Grab the toaster tucked in the back of the kitchen cabinet. Gather up your old china and Christmas ornaments — just don't throw them out! In Treasures in Your Attic, Joe L. Rosson and Helaine Fendelman, professional antiques appraisers and hosts of the popular television show, aired on PBS stations across the country, explore the valuable objects found in most ordinary American homes and learn that frequently the most valuable items are the ones you've overlooked.
Joe and Helaine give you an inside look at how the antiques market really works, how value is determined, how to "talk the talk," and where to go to research your "treasures." Then they take you on a room-by-room treasure hunt of an ordinary home — and they talk prices as they examine the discarded toys in the children's room, the costume jewelry in the bedroom, the old gadgets and appliances in the kitchen, the furniture tucked into the attic, and even the concrete garden ornaments in the backyard. Finally, they'll help you figure out the best way to sell — or buy — antiques and collectibles at auction or on the Internet.

ISBN-13: 9780060198275
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/28/2001
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Macon Riddle

Owner of Let's Go Antiquing! - a native of Virginia and long-time resident of New Orleans with a lifelong passion for history and antiques. She knows the unique resources for everyone from the collector of fine antiques to the shopper who wants an overview of decorative arts.

Website: www.neworleansantiquing.com
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