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3 Secrets To Finding The Best Antiques

Score stylish pieces for a quarter of the price!

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Photography: Rene Mejia (Main Photo)

If you've tried thrifting for antiques before, you would know that there’s a huge difference between an item in good condition and an item of good value. Finding something one-of-a-kind that you can pass on for generations beats a temporary bargain. 

First time to shop for second-hand items?  Don't worry, you can read this quick primer plus learn these clever tricks and you'll be on your way! 

The art of picking out and buying antiques can also be very tricky. While some dealers source their merchandise from different auctions and sales, there are sellers who are bogus and make money out of low-grade furniture. If you're not careful, you may mistakenly spend a lot on something worthless. 

To help you out, here are three things to keep in mind so you can get your hands on great finds with good value: 

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