Antiques & Collectibles

Use your Alexandria Library card to check out any of the following books or to access the online resources to help you locate information on antiques and collectibles.

Antiques Investigator    Antiques 101    Warman's Americana & Collectibles    A-Z of Antiques & Collectibles     Antique Trader: Antique & Collectibles


Kovel's Antiques & Collectibles    Miller's Collectibles Handbook 2010-2011    Ask the Experts Guide to Collectibles    Miller's Care & Repair of Antiques & Collectibles     Antiques Roadshow Primer

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Antiques Reference
The p4A Antiques Reference features photos and pricing information drawn from over 140 U.S. auction houses on nearly 1,300 different classifications on subjects including furniture, paintings, toys, books, autographs, silver, and historical documents. Use this database to learn about how much was paid for a specific item in the database and to estimate the value of similar items for sale. This database is sponsored by Mourot Decorative Arts Fund.




MagazinesCoin World

Print Magazines 

Coin World

Online Magazines

Antique Trader Weekly in General OneFile from 1/1/2010 to present.
Antiques and Collecting Magazine in eLibrary from 1/1/1997 to 6/30/2011.
Antiques Roadshow Insider in General OneFile from 1/1/2006 to present.
Coin World in Business Source Complete from 1/6/1997 to present.
Coin World’s Coin Values in General OneFile from 1/1/2010 to 12/31/2010.
Model Railroader in General OneFile from 1/1/1993 to present.
Scott Stamp Monthly in General OneFile from 12/1/2009 to present.


Antiques in Alexandria
Site provides information about Antiques in Alexandria, a show founded in 1996 by Alexandrians and features exhibitors from across the country showcasing a wide array of furniture, silver, porcelain, painting, jewelry, and other decorative arts.
With over 100,000 items for sale, use this website to find, buy, sell and collect antiques, fine arts and collectibles. Locate dealers, appraisers, flea markets, auctions, and more.

Miller’s Antiques & Collectibles
Based on Miller’s guides on antiques and collectibles, this site provides tips and articles, a directory of dealers, and a blog to help you understand and value your antiques and collectibles.

Antique Trader
Find articles and resources for all levels of collectors at this online site for the Antique Trader Magazine and the annual Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide.

Based on Kovels’ antiquing books, this site provides a price guide, a newsletter, an online store, yellow pages and other useful information about antiques and collectibles.

NADA guides
Search values of classic and collectible cars.

Abe books
Find books for sale from thousands of booksellers at this online marketplace for books, including rare, out-of-print, first editions and signed copies.

Antiques Roadshow
Official site of the popular PBS show.

Ebay Antiques
The world's largest online auction site.

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