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An antique (Latin: antiquus; 'old', 'ancient') is an item perceived as having value because of its aesthetic or historical significance, and often defined as at least 100 years old (or some other limit), although the term is often used loosely to describe any object that is old. An antique is usually an item that is collected or desirable because of its age, beauty, rarity, condition, utility, personal emotional connection, and/or other unique features. It is an object that represents a previous era or time period in human history. Vintage and collectible are used to describe items that are old, but do not meet the 100-year criterion.Antiques are usually objects of the decorative arts that show some degree of craftsmanship, collectability, or an attention to design, such as a desk or an early automobile. They are bought at antiques shops, estate sales, auction houses, online auctions, and other venues, or estate inherited. Antiques dealers often belong to national trade associations, many of which belong to CINOA, a confederation of art and antique associations across 21 countries that represents 5,000 dealers.
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The numerical value of antiques in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of antiques in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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For example, in the South, where I’m based, French antiques are most coveted because of their historically French heritage.
I was watching 'Antiques Roadshow,' and I was totally shocked, i couldn't think about work anymore. I had to give my best effort to owning these dolls.
If you kind of look down the left side of the bar it's a lot of artifacts and antiques and things that we feel look like they would be in a Burton film. So it's a lot of old books and medical equipment, then the opposite side, the right side of the restaurant, is more movie memorabilia.
We are not out to destroy and to rule out genuine antiques and pieces of real cultural value that date back hundreds of years, we're not philistines.
I think that the fines were on the high side because they didn't know how much the weapons were worth, they were not nuclear weapons and they seemed so old, like antiques that belonged in a museum.
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