While your house may be filled with second-hand furniture from days of old, it would rarely fetch a high price at auction. Antiques on the other hand actually become more valuable they older they become and the price will depend on its age, its condition, how many pieces are still in existence, the craftsmanship, and if there is any historical significance. With this in mind, let’s explore the most expensive antique furniture ever sold.
Collecting vintage cars is a hobby that not everyone is able to indulge in mostly for financial reasons. The rare, truly classic cars can often be worth millions, and are only sold in exclusive galleries around the world. But not every collector needs to spend piles of money to start their own vintage car collection.
Human beings have always have always had a soft spot for collecting things that we like over time. Whether it’s a small coin or stamp collection, it’s not uncommon to come across someone that has spent a decent amount of time and money investing in a collection that interests them. But some take collecting to an entire new level, and have created massive collections that surpass anything else in the world.
Building a collection of any kind takes time and money, and depending exactly on what’s being collected, the expenses can quickly rise up into six or even seven figures. These are the collections that are put together by people that want the best of the best, and have the money and resources to do it without going bankrupt.
While rare baseball cards and signed football jerseys of the legends can often fetch thousands of dollars at auction, some of the most highly valued and fascinating collectibles ever to grace the auction houses are music memorabilia. While sports stars are most certainly revered in modern culture, music has the ability to transcend nationality, gender, and status in order to bring people from all over the world together. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that these items are the most expensive music memorabilia ever.
Collectible Vinyls Worth A Pretty Penny
Vinyls have made a big comeback and music lovers are on the lookout for vinyls that they can listen to on their analogue system. There are vinyls out there worth thousands of dollars and these collectible items are sought after and each has a story of its own to tell. (more…)
Absinthe Spoons Become Desired Collectibles
When absinthe was banned in the early 20th century, the paraphernalia associated with what was one of the most popular alcoholic beverages almost disappeared. Absinthiana such as spoons, water fountains, glasses, and posters became the domain of a dedicated few collectors, but the drink’s re-emergence in the early 2000s changed everything. (more…)