Quiz: Quiz: Antiques!
Quiz: Antiques!
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About This Quiz

Collecting antiques has been growing in popularity for more than 150 years. Antique collecting can be fun and profitable. How much do you really know about collecting antiques? Take this quiz and find out how you rate with the experts.

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How old must an item be to qualify as an antique according to U.S. law?
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According to serious collectors, only items made before what year are considered antiques?
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Why would a collector prefer to purchase a Queen Anne chair made in 1710 to one made in 1890?
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What event was considered a catalyst that triggered a passion for collecting antiques?
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What is one of the first factors considered to determine the selling price of an antique?
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If you own two antique chairs that are almost identical, what is one good way to determine which one has a higher value?
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What did Harold Sack say is an important first step to detecting a fake, restored or reproduced antique furnishing?
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What is an important indicator of the age of an antique piece?
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Which wood was a favorite choice for Queen Anne period furniture?
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Which wood was a favorite used to construct Chippendale furniture items?
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Which kind of wood was favored in colonial America to build furniture?
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What wood product was not used to build furniture pieces prior to the 20th century?
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What is one final way to determine that a furniture item made from wood is genuine antique and how old it may be?
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What is the best procedure to handle antique photographs?
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