An antique refers to any item of furniture, work of art or decorative object that is esteemed for its value due to its rarity, condition, utility or other unique feature. An item may be considered an antique if it is at least 100 years old, or according to U.S. customs laws, created or produced before 1830.
Contains sites concerned with the study, identification, and care of antique ceramics and pottery.
Sites which offer antique ceramics and pottery for sale or auction are not listed here and should be submitted to the appropriate Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles subcategory.
Companies concerned with ceramic restoration should submit to the appropriate sub category of Arts: Visual Arts: Resources: Restoration and Conservation:
Flea Markets that are localized should be put in regional directories.
This category is for informational and enthusiast sites pertaining to antique farm and ranch equipment.
Business sites offering parts, accessories, and equipment for sale should be submitted to a suitable category in Shopping
Features sites concerned with the study, identification, care, and craftsmanship of antique furniture.
Commercial sites for antique dealers and shops are not listed here. Dealer sites offering online shopping should be submitted to http://dmoz.org/Shopping/Antiques_and_Collectibles/Furniture/ . Dealer sites which offer only information about their inventory, but do not offer online shopping, should be submitted to the appropriate Regional subcategory.
Contains sites related to antique lighting, including collecting and identification information.
Sites listed here will focus on the non-commercial aspects of collecting medical and scientific antiques. Private collections and museums will be listed here as long as they focus on this type of antique
, otherwise they belong in a more general category.
If the site is mainly about medicine bottles and other glass containers, it belongs in Recreation/Collecting/Glassware/Bottles/.
Sites with a focus on online sales will not be listed here, and belong in Shopping/Antiques_and_Collectibles
Dealer sites may be suitable for listing if they contain significant information for the hobbyist. If the site is mainly concerned with listing items for sale from a premises, it belongs in the Regional category corresponding to its location.
Phonographs were originally Developed by Thomas Alva Edison. These antiques playback music from a verity of different records. There are many original phonographs still available around the world. This is where you can find some.
NOTE: If you are looking for sites that buy, sell, and auction phonographs you might want to look in Shopping: Antiques_and_Collectibles: Phonographs.
This category is for informational sites pertaining to Antique Posters.
This category is for enthusiasts, collectors and informational sites pertaining to Antique Posters.
Sites that sell posters online should be submitted in
Dealers that do not offer online sales should be submitted in Dealers
This category is for Web sites, online newsletters and e-zines with editorial or informational content about antiques and collecting antiques.
Please submit sites that have online editorial or informational content about antiques and antique collecting. Print publications and print newsletters with Web sites are welcome as long as there is some online content as well.
Online newsletters and e-zines are welcome as long as there is an online archive that will allow viewers to review previous issues.
Web sites with the sole purpose of selling magazine or
print newsletter subscriptions or selling books about antique collecting, do not belong in this category.
We are looking for sites with good content about antiques.
This category is for sites about collecting or restoring vintage Broadcast band and multi-band consumer-type radio receivers. Many collectors like to perform their own restoration of the electronics and cabinets, and then share their collections and experiences with others through a web site. These personal collections are often the only source of information about some models.
Sites with educational content about antique rugs and other textiles of interest to collectors fall within this category. Textiles other than rugs include garments, utilitarian objects (containers, for example) and trappings of various kinds.
Informational resource sites for antique silver and flatware.
Sites that are primarily selling antiques will not be accepted here; they should be submitted to an appropriate Shopping category.
Included are all web sites that relate to the development and description of Telegraphs and Telephones.
Included are commercial sites that have this equipment for sale as well as informational sites devoted to the historical preservation of these communications tools.
Vintage and antique tools available for sale. Only for old tools, selling between collectors.