Your Journey

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What should I bring with me when I go antique shopping?

Your Journey

Bring cash-though some dealers will take a check or credit card, cash is a big plus when it comes to bargaining, especially when you are at flea-markets.

Pack along with you price guides and make sure they're current. Prices, especially for country furniture, kitchenware, and toys have been fluctuating wildly.

Carry a tape meaasure and a list of your room and doorway dimensions.

Magnifying glass for closer inspections.



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