Antiques & Collectibles
What's in Your Attic?
Have you ever wondered if that old set of baseball cards has more than just sentimental value? What about that bottle collection you found recently, or your grandmother's favorite lamp?
You'll find a wide selection of resources on antiques & collectibles at the La Crosse Public Library where your treasures are just waiting to be discovered.
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Resources @ La Crosse Public Library:
American Society of Appraisers
Find an ASA accredited appraiser on this site. Search by discipline and state or by country to find an appraiser who fits your specifications. This in no way constitutes an endorsement of these appraisers.
PBS’s Antiques Roadshow offers tips of the trade for the inexperienced collector including suggestions for spotting real antiques. This website also provides a listing of recommended resources on a variety of collectibles.
The official website for the National Association of Collectors features several directories to assist the collector in locating specialized collecting clubs, flea markets, tradeshows, and restoration professionals all across the United States.
eBay is an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell goods and services worldwide. Millions of collectibles, appliances, furnishings, equipment and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought and sold by registered users.
This antiques and collectibles reference provides articles, information about prices and marks, a directory of sources, tips on fakes, expert analysis of the marketplace, and answers to collectors' questions. Free registration is required to access price information.
Replacements, Ltd. has the world's largest selections of old & new dinnerware including china, stoneware, crystal, glassware, silver, stainless, and collectibles. Use this site to identify items that you own, replace broken or missing pieces, or add to your collection.
Last updated 9/2012 by Darcy