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Antique and vintage cutlery

antique cutlery

Are you about to throw away those forks and spoons that somehow came to you from a grandmother? I am all in favour of decluttering, but don’t consign your old cutlery to a (hopefully, recycling) dust bin just yet! At least not until after you’ve given the whole thing some further consideration. First, examine those […]

How to collect wrist watches

collectible wrist warches

Whether you already possess a few wrist watches or have decided to start a collection from scratch, there are same rules of wrist-watch collecting.

Collecting celebrity memorabilia

celebrity memorabilia

Most of us are to some degree fascinated by celebrities and items used by or associated with celebrities are widely collected.

Collecting glass paperweights

glass paperweights

The key to developing a good collection is knowledge, patience, and – above all – the delight it brings you.

Does that glass have blemishes?

vintage glass bowl

Learn how to recognise manufacturing flaws and wear-and-tear damage in antique, vintage and collectable glass objects.

Vintage wooden kitchen tools

rolling pins

Add a touch of character to your kitchen with vintage wooden rolling pins, meat mallets or potato mashers.

Tips for collecting die cast cars

die cast cars collection

You should be aware that a die cast collector never completes his or her collection. Keep on browsing bidorbuy for new pieces!

Collecting sneakers

sports shoes

The history of sneakers goes back almost two centuries, but they became an object of interest to collectors only about four decades ago.

Vintage writing instruments

fountain pen

Beautiful writing instruments inspire us to make our writing worthy of them.

Antique scientific instruments

vintage globe

If you appreciate the beauty of an old globe or a microscope, visit the bidorbuy antique scientific instruments section.