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The following are several of these suppliers that have a brick and mortar location as well as an online presence.
In the past, finding original hardware for antique furniture has often been challenging and frustrating experience.
There's no need to pay a fortune in appraisals simply to satisfy your curiosity.
Unfortunately, identifying the style of a piece of furniture won't help you determine if it's an antique.
If there is no stamp box, or a generic stamp box, go to Postcards Backs.
Many collectors that specialize in a specific type or era of antiques generally only recognize the most well known of the maker's marks, along with the marks of pieces they have a special interest in collecting.
Many antiques have marks on the underside that are stamped, impressed or painted.
There is some confusion on what Real Photo Postcards (RPPC) are, and how to differentiate from a printed postcard.
Real Photo Postcards are photographs that are reproduced by actually developing them onto photographic paper the size and weight of Postcards, with a Postcard back.