Here we provide a selection of links to other websites which we feel would be of interest to our customers and visitors. (Please note that we cannot be held responsible for the content of any of these external sites, or for any products or services which they may offer.)
LINKS TO ANTIQUE- AND COLLECTABLE-RELATED WEBSITES
Some of the following sites have been included in this list for their value as sources of information about antiques and collectables, whilst others belong to antiques / collectables dealers or marketplaces whose sites we have exchanged (or hope to exchange) links with on a reciprocal basis; links will also be found to online shopping directories in which our site has been listed, and to magazines in which items from our stock have been featured. Since some sites combine these functions, we have not attempted to categorise them further, but have simply listed them more or less in alphabetical order.
Antique and collectable glass shop, with Glass Encyclopedia and glass-related links.
30 Something Lighting
Specialists in Art Deco lamps and lighting, offering original and reproduction fittings (including a bespoke lighting service) together with materials and spare parts for lamp and lighting restoration including reproduction braided flex in a variety of colours.
"The website for collectors of old enamel signs and advertising", including large galleries of enamel signs.
Annette Puttnam Antiques in Petworth, Sussex, UK provides antique furniture, decorative furniture, English antiques, European antiques, decorative objects, large garden ornaments, antique garden furniture and garden antiques from 20th century dealers.
"A complete guide to antique terms, antique periods, styles, pottery marks, porcelain marks, trademarks and manufacturers."
Fully searchable databases of UK-based antiques-related Internet (and non-Internet) resources, including auctions and auctioneers, fairs and shows, shops and shopping, and information websites, together with miscellaneous non-antiques-related Internet resources.
Antiques for sale on UK based Antique trading website. Antique Silver, Antique Ceramics, Antique Furniture, Antique Pottery, Wedgwood, Susie Cooper, Collectables and more.
Antique Pine Furniture
Antique Painted & Stripped Pine Furniture Showroom in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, UK.
Antiques Research Guide
Useful advice on researching antiques and collectables, together with many links to other useful sites.
Antiques search engine, with links to antique dealers and other antique-related businesses.
Antiques and Collectables by Bath Antiques Online
1000s of selected antiques and novelty collectables in over 100 categories. Including furniture, jewellery, clocks, watches, ceramics, glass, silver, object d'art, sports, toys and lots, lots more. Secure online shopping cart, wish list finders service, appraisals & valuations and a free online antiques price guide.
"An Aladdin's Cave of online treasures. Established for over thirty five years, Applecross are Professional Dealers in 18th, 19th and 20th Century English and Continental European Antiques and Collectables."
AW Antiques & Collectibles
This website, run by an enthusiastic collector and restorer, gives much useful information and advice about collecting, repairing and restoring antique furniture, antique clocks and other antiques and collectables.
Bag the Jewels
Original vintage costume jewellery and accessories from Caroline Henney, based in Oxford, UK.
Records, CDs, tapes and music-related books including many rarities - specialising in Folk, Pysch, Blues and Country, Prog, Rock, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s.
Bitossi Vase Collector
An excellent source of information about the ceramics produced by the Italian firm of Bitossi, including the "Rimini Blu" range designed by Aldo Londi, with numerous photos.
"A comprehensive guide to Chance glassware", with useful information and pictures.
The Cloud Glass Reference Site
Giving useful information about George Davidson and Co., and about cloud glass by other makers including Sowerby and Jobling.
"The Ultimate Directory of Vintage and Antique Collectables."
"Large, eclectic mix of consignment shop, antiques & collectibles mall, collector bookstore & book reviews, reference information, collecting quiz to win free gift certificates, directory, and online museum featuring Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Arts & Crafts design 1890-1935."
A very useful site for Carnival glass collectors, with a great deal of useful information including details and photographs of more than 1100 designs, searchable by pattern, shape, motif and maker.
Art Deco specialists based in Bideford, Devon, UK, offering a good range of quality original Deco pieces including furniture, lighting, figures and jewellery.
"An Internet shopping directory, listing detailed information about online stores."
"On-line store (based in Canada) selling vintage antiques, art pottery, glass glassware, fine china, collectible perfume bottle atomizers, vintage designer handbags purses, vintage costume jewelry, vintage clothing, dinnerware and kitchenware, porcelain and ceramics, paintings, prints, art deco, art nouveau & mid century collectibles."
"Specialist Antique Dealers based in Wales, UK - Worldwide Shipping."
Google Product Search (formerly known as Froogle) - "A searchable and browsable shopping index tuned to finding products for sale online." (Click on the above link for products from UK dealers; for products from US dealers, see www.google.com/products)
A very useful and informative website for collectors of antique Chinese and Japanese porcelain.
Heather Denham Antiques
Providing high quality French decorative furniture, English decorative furniture, French antiques, English antiques and soft furnishings. Antique chairs, antique sofas, antique mirrors, antique chandeliers and antique garden furniture.
Homes & Antiques Magazine
"Warm, inspiring and informative, Homes & Antiques is the must-read glossy for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era. The official magazine of the long-running BBC TV series Antiques Roadshow, readers enjoy advice from their favourite experts along with inspiring, achievable interiors, sizzling style and decorating ideas, and up-to-the-minute shopping guides to help make their design dreams a reality." (Items from our stock have been featured in the July 2010 and September 2010 issues.)
Inspirational homes, gardens, shopping and decorating ideas from Homes & Gardens magazine. (A group of vintage glass Christmas decorations, purchased from us in 2009, was featured in the December 2009 issue.)
"Search The Largest Auctions and Fairs Calendar for Specific Items... Browse Links to Over 5000 Dealers."
Dealing in importing and exporting antique country furniture, antique painted pine, painted furniture, rustic furniture, Russian antiques, European antiques, folk art, antique textiles, 20th century art decoration from across the UK and Europe.
Based in Westport, Connecticut, Leonce Antiques specializes in American and English antique sterling silverware from 1800 to 1930, and also offers a wide selection of European furniture and lighting, lamps, mirrors, fireplace items, collectibles and more.
Bric-a-Brac, Collectables, Pottery, Brass, Glassware, EP ware, EPNS, Curios and other used items for sale with free delivery within the UK.
Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City
An excellent resource for postcard collectors, with much useful information about postcard history, publishers and artists.
Antique dealers in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK, supplying 18th and 19th century furniture, decorative antique furniture, decorative antiques and collectors pieces.
New England Appraisers Association
"We offer a network of professional appraisers that are educated about industry standards and regulations so that they can accurately assess your treasures. Trust us to tell you the fair market value of fine art, antiques, collectibles, rugs, jewelry, and more."
Noritake Collectors Guild of Australia
An excellent source of free online information about Noritake china, including a very useful Backmarks Library.
Website selling vintage items, specialising in antique linens, eiderdowns, French kitchenalia & gardenalia and much more.
An excellent, informative site which covers Early American Pattern Glass (EAPG) of the period c.1850-1910, including the PatternGlass.com Virtual Museum, the award-winning Pattern Glass School, and an online store with a wide range of EAPG items for sale.
Perfect Pieces offer a wide variety of British antique pottery and ceramics, including a specialist Pendelfin stoneware section.
The Plastics Historical Society website, which contains much useful information relating to early plastics.
This site includes much useful historical information about UK potters and pottery manufacturers.
An excellent source of information on pots, potters and potteries, with numerous photographs.
Pressed In Time
"An information resource for collectors of English pressed glass, with articles and photographs covering all of the main manufacturers including Bagley, Sowerby and Davidson."
Based in Leominster, UK, Pugh's Antiques stock a wide range of English and French antique furniture, and also offer a range of vintage-style replica leather furniture.
A very informative US-based "community site and reference for fans of vintage Pyrex", including a reference guide to US Pyrex patterns.
A web store selling original vintage items dating from the 1880s through to the 1980s, plus a bespoke range of "Vintage Visuals" in which original vintage items are recycled and presented in a modern day manner.
Retro, Antique, Vintage and Collectable retailer with pieces aimed at interior design use and for collectors.
Rob's Poole Pottery Collection
A very useful and informative guide to Poole Pottery by an avid collector of its classic wares, with many good quality photos.
The Shelley Group
Website of the UK club for collectors of Shelley and Wileman china and pottery, with useful information including images of backstamps and cup and teapot shapes. (Links are given to the Group's sister clubs in the USA and Australia, whose websites are also well worth a look.)
"An illustrated selection of antique silver and objects of vertu" from many countries, together with marks and other useful information about antique silver and silver plate.
UK-based dealers in postage stamps, postal history, postal stationery and 78rpm gramophone records from around the world.
Style and Design
A good selection of quality 19th, 20th and 21st century antiques and collectables, plus much useful glass-related information.
An interesting and informative site "designed for the use of enthusiastic collectors of pottery made between 1860 and 1980 in the area around Torquay, Devon."
Antique dealers based in Petworth, West Sussex, UK, offering a fabulous range of antiques including mirrors, sofas, antique chairs, chest of drawers, occassional tables, silver, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian fine antique furniture plus a large selection of painted antiques and decorative antiques both English and French.
Offering an eclectic mix of vintage and antique glassware, pottery, porcelain & figurines, old glass Christmas ornaments & other retro holiday decorations, clothing & accessories, linens & textiles, estate jewelry, halloween collectibles, old postcards & paper, fishing memorabilia, vintage watches & discontinued wristwatch parts, gift certificates, and much more. We offer FREE SHIPPING in the continental US on all orders, and welcome international orders.
A free and fully interactive site for collectors of Whitefriars glass, containing many useful articles and features.
Wilkinson Antiques, UK provides a fantastic stock of Period furniture, antique furniture, decorative furniture and antique office furniture which mainly includes country furniture, formal furniture, mahogany furniture, walnut furniture, rosewood furniture, Victorian furniture and Georgian furniture.
Worcester Porcelain Museum
This museum in Worcester, England, "houses the world's largest collection of Worcester Porcelain" together with factory archives and production records; the museum's well-designed website provides a guide to the museum's collections together with several downloadable fact sheets.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES (NOT ANTIQUE-RELATED)
Please note that we have exchanged (or are in process of exchanging) links with the following sites on a reciprocal basis; although they are not directly related to antiques or collectables, we feel that they nevertheless may be of interest to our customers and visitors.
"Large selection of bathroom taps and kitchen taps from Taps Shop. Luxury tap & mixer tap collection at low cost includes kitchen taps, bathroom taps, basin taps, bath & shower mixer taps and shower taps from the Taps Shop."
"Apropos Conservatories are specialists in contemporary Conservatories. Click Now to view our Bespoke range of Conservatories today."
"The CLM cufflinks store offers a vast selection of unique cufflinks online."
"Candleswest have a great collection of floating candles, table centerpieces, candles, candle centerpieces, wedding centerpieces, votive candles and candle lanterns."
"An authentic collection of sacred geometry jewelry and talismans for healing, self balance and unity. Crafted with great love by the artist David Weitzman."
"Buy made to measure blinds, crafted in various styles and always offering multiple functional customizations so to adapt each covering to precise spacial characteristics and also to your personal preferences."
"From Contemporary fabrics to Country French, durable to divine, My Designer Fabric has the perfect fabric and trim to create the look you want."
Shop online for an exciting range of oak furniture for your home at low internet prices and fast home delivery service - oakfurnitureshop.eu
Outdoor Furniture Covers
Shop from a huge inventory ready to ship immediately at The Cover Store, Home of CoverMates Outdoor Patio Furniture Covers.
Tile and Grout Cleaning
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