Silver plate candelabra

Q: I need help determining a retail store value (I sell antiques) for a pair of candelabra made by Mappin & Webb. They are marked “Princes Plate Triple Deposit” and have lettering and numbering on them. They stand 12.5 inches tall and are about 12 inches wide. They weigh two pounds 12.6 ounces each. The […]

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book with wood cover Mauchline Ware

Book With Wood Cover

Mauchline Ware Wood Book Covers and Small Wooden Items In your question you indicated that you found this wonderful book among items that belonged to your uncle and were wondering if the covers were made of real wood and any other information I could give you on the vintage book. You also stated that a […]

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Majolica claret jug

Q: This wonderful item was brought in to one of the recent appraisal events I participated in in Paxico, KS. The young man who purchased this little gem at auction for nine dollars appears to have an eye for antiques and collectibles based on the other items present to me that day. Did we stumble […]

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Cream separator

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I sure hope that you can help me with this industrial item that I found. I have […]

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Cast iron Santa toy

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: On your website I saw this Santa in a sleigh with reindeers valued at $4,000 or more. […]

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