The story of the first antiques shop in the UK

An antique shop was the latest addition to a list of attractions that included a Victorian church, a Victorian mansion and an antique car factory.But in 1867, an old man by the name of John Smith opened the first shop in London.It was called the Smiths Antiques and Collectables, and it was located at the […]

An antique chair with a scotch and whiskey-fueled whiskey story

When you go into a bar, you can’t help but think of the whiskey.And if you’re like most people, you’ve probably had the experience of stumbling across a bottle of whiskey in the bar and being surprised by the scotchy look on your friend’s face.But there are some items that have the exact opposite effect.They’re […]

When you want to buy antiques at a museum, you need to look in a different place

Posted by ESPN CRIE on January 25, 2018 07:04:18 If you’re interested in antiques and vintage jewelry, you’re in luck, because there’s a new museum in town that specializes in that.It’s called Midway Antiques in Birmingham, Alabama, and it’s currently in its 10th year, and now it’s on the cusp of opening.The name is a […]

How to use antiques as a tool for antiques shops

The internet is awash with information about antiques and their history.We’ve been lucky to have our hands on some great finds, but sometimes a search for an antique finds you a beautiful piece of art.Here’s a quick guide to help you find a perfect piece of antiques for your home.Antiques shop owners also tell us […]