would you go on antiques road show? What is the oldest antiquein your family? If

United States
February 22, 2007 12:02am CST
you were going on the show what would you take.? If you wanted to be a collector , what would you like to collect? Do you believe in keeping family heirlooms forever to pass on through the years or would you sell them?
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• Ireland
22 Feb 07
Apart from myself I don't think I have anything old enough to go on the antiques road show. I have a lot of stuff that is over forty year old and even older, but it is still available in abundance so I guess it is not worth much. I have a lovely coach built dolls pram and a real babylike doll and I am passing these on to my grandaughter.
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@yanjiaren (9050)
22 Feb 07
i used to love collecting antiques but due to my family moving around haven't got many heirliims i'm afraid..i do have a map of greece dating back to around 150 and a few old greek silver coins dating back a couple of hundred years from ottoman times but that is about it..i loved watching antiques roadshow and flogit as well..that was good and cash in the attic..when i am in u.k i watch all three lol..i do have a big box of silver plated sheffield cutlery but they are only 30 years old..i would flog those but they are not yet antique lol..
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@sigma77 (5385)
• United States
22 Feb 07
I don't usually do that, but thinking about it, it sounds like fun. I don't have to many older things. The oldest antique in my collection is ...myself..lol. It would be interesting to see what things you could find. I may at some point be interested in some antique furniture and a few items from the old west.
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@byfaithonly (10716)
• United States
22 Feb 07
I don't know that I would go on this show but I do love antiques. I have several dishes that belonged to my great-great-grandparents, they are beautiful pieces and I charish them because they are old and have family memories connected to them. I have for 30 years had a bell collection and my children fight over who is going to get my collection when I die - they have a lot of memories connected to the collection. I can't imagine ever selling my family heirlooms.
@linda345 (2661)
• Canada
22 Feb 07
I only thing that I could think to take would be my grandmothers sewing machine. It has to be 80 or more years old I think. The mailing address just has her name and Pouch Cove, Newfoundland. I wouldn't sell it though because I would want to pass it down to my daughter and then to hers. I also have an opal ring belonging to my grandmother. I keep meaning to have it appraised. I wouldn't sell that either. I would give that one too my youngest daughter.
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