Month: December 2012

The Appeal of Antique European Faience

One of my favorite types of item that we see on a pretty regular basis is faience. This type of art pottery is wonderfully versatile in its decoration. The examples of antique faience expand to include 19th-century French household forms decorated with delicate floral designs—  —to the painted heraldic designs of 17th- and 18th-century continental European wares— —to fabulously ornate sculptured...

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Buying & Selling Gold & Silver Bullion Coins

These are gold & silver bullion-type coins that we buy and sell regularly. With the meteoric rise in gold and silver prices over the past few years, we see many people either cashing in on what has been a very good investment (up to 500% to 700% profit over the last 10 to 20 years!), or purchasing hoping for comparable gains going forward. Along with this activity comes the question, “Should...

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