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Published August 12, 2011, 12:00 AM

Kovels Antiques: Age determines ‘antique’ versus a ‘collectible’

Antiques and collectibles are named for their age. Antiques must be more than 100 years old to be legally called “antiques.” Collectibles can be anything made less than 100 years ago. The quality of the design or the material does not matter.

By: By Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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