How to Deal in Antiques: An Insider Guide to the Antiques Trade - Including Car Boots, Trading on the Internet, and Becoming a Full-time Dealer

How to Deal in Antiques: An Insider Guide to the Antiques Trade - Including Car Boots, Trading on the Internet, and Becoming a Full-time Dealer

by Fiona Shoop (Author)

Synopsis

Whether you are buying and selling antiques and collectables as a profitable career or an enjoyable hobby, you'll need you know exactly what you're doing to maximise profits and discover how to avoid the tricks of the trade. That's exactly what this book will tell you: - What to buy and sell - Where to buy and how to get the best deals - Why these key selling tips will make you the most money - How to use the internet to increase profits The expert author highlights the peculiarities of the trade and warns of some of the common - and costly - mistakes that can be made.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: 4th Revised edition
Publisher: How To Books Ltd
Published: 09 Jan 2009

ISBN 10: 1845283007
ISBN 13: 9781845283001

Media Reviews
'Astonishingly thorough' Antiques Trade Gazette 'Fiona Shoop is the Nigella Lawson of the antiques world.' BBC Radio Leicester 'The best practical introduction so far seen on buying & selling collectables on the internet.' www.antiquesnews.co.uk 'Probably the best book I have ever read on the subject of becoming an antiques dealer.' AllInfoAbout.com 'By following its simple guidelines, you can make money.' www.investdifferently.co.uk 'All the practical pros and cons of dealing are covered in brisk lively chapters. ...is an extremely comprehensive guide for any would-be-dealer at all levels.' www.thebookbag.co.uk
Author Bio
TV and Radio antiques expert Fiona Shoop draws on over twenty-five years of experience in the trade to teach people how they can deal in antiques. She has her own antiques business and has written thousands of articles on antiques and collectables. Fiona has also worked as an antiques expert on TV, including Name Your Price, Boot Sale Challenge and Everything Must Go, as well as talking antiques and valuing goods on radio phone-ins, including BBC Radio Five. She also gives lectures on how to make the most of the antiques world.