Antiques are seen by many as investments to hand down to children.
Antiques are also seen as romantic in the sense that they carry with the memory of others that owned them and handled them.
Under antiques and collectibles discerning buyers through the ages have acquired exquisite furniture, jewelry, antique crockery, cutlery, silverware, brass objects, copper objects, collectible dolls, toys, teddy bears and myriads of other objects that are not only beautiful but will gain value with the passing of time! Antiques are also characterized according to style, era and influence. There are typical American collectibles such as shaker furniture, the imported British furniture from the Georgian, Regency, Victorian, Edwardian eras and the beautiful French furniture with intricate inlay and brass detail.