A good antiques dealer?

antique clock faceAJ emails:

A friend of mine wants to sell some antiques she inherited from her father. She hasn't compiled the whole list yet, but wants to know the best place in the Capital Region to sell to. Neither she nor I are from here originally, so we don't have the faintest idea where to start. Any help would be appreciated!

We're guessing it might depend on what you're selling -- but we bet a good dealer will know other dealers for referrals.

So, any suggestions for AJ and her friend? Please share!

photo: Flickr user stockerre

Comments

You should check with an auction company and ask about consigning the items to auction - this is the way to fetch the best price. They will tell you what the items are worth, and whether or not it's a good time to sell a particular item (the market changes all the time).

I HIGHLY recommend Carlsen Gallery Inc.
http://www.carlsengallery.com

Dennis Holzman Antiques. Dennis is trustworthy, knowledgeable, and a good person. He knows everybody, so if he can't handle something that's of value, he knows who will. Highly recommended.

http://www.holzmanantiques.com/

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Planning Habitat for Humanity Capital District's future

Habitat for Humanity Capital District is starting a strategic planning process with a "Habitat Cafe" public meeting Monday, February 8 at the First Lutheran Church... (more)

Sentinel Butchery closed

Sentinel Butchery -- the whole-animal butcher shop that opened in downtown Troy last October -- has closed, Steve Barnes reports. [TU Table Hopping] Earlier: Talking... (more)

Phish back at SPAC for 2016

Phish is flocking back to SPAC for three shows July 1-3. Tickets go on sale February 26 -- they're $45 (lawn) and $65 (pavilion). (There's... (more)

A new complex for UAlbany, and a few thoughts about the future of the Harriman State Office Campus

UAlbany will be building a new complex on a chunk of the Harriman State Office Campus for the new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security... (more)

"We can no longer deny or ignore the extent of slavery right here in Albany"

Over at the Times Union, Paul Grondahl looks at the new exhibit at Fort Crailo in Rensselaer -- "A Dishonorable Trade: Human Trafficking in the... (more)

Recent Comments

... The warehouse district, from my anecdotally perspective, was once a fly by for those who used the #22 bus, but as more and more businesses open up, I've seen far more folks joining me for the bus ride to get to the warehouse district. In this example, you can also see how a growing business climate fed increased transit use, which feeds back into the business community in this corner of the city, resulting in a beautiful positive trend forward. Here's to more and more of these developments moving forward.

A new complex for UAlbany, and a few thoughts about the future of the Harriman State Office Campus

...has 2 comments, most recently from rob

She won Jeopardy three times -- and arm wrestled Alex Trebek

...has 4 comments, most recently from Amelia

New, but also sort of old

...has 6 comments, most recently from theshakes

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 2 comments, most recently from Steve N.

A sampling of cooking classes, summer 2013

...has 4 comments, most recently from Jen