Antiques expert shares tricks to navigating the world of collectibles

What’s it worth?

Cape Cod Times
By GWENN FRISS
Staff Writer
(August 29, 2004)

“During the past four decades, Miller has seen the collectibles industry flourish. That growing interest, she says, has recently been fueled by easy access to items on the Internet and popular television shows like PBS’s ‘Antiques Roadshow.’
It’s an observation supported by statistics: At least 25 million Americans – 66 percent of them women – hunt for antiques and 59 percent of collectors use the Internet, according to a study that national polling company A.C. Nielson conducted for Country Home magazine and eBay. Eighty-five percent of respondents said eBay has made collecting easier and more fun.”

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