The Shopping: (Antiques and Collectibles Shopping )

This section is for dealers specializing in antique and collectible items. This includes both items of considerable age and brand new items which are produced for the primary purpose of collecting. New items whose primary purpose is something other than being collected are listed in other topical areas of the Shopping branch, unless there is a separate collectible market for the items. Also included in this section are sites which sell services or supplies to the collecting community. Please see Recreation: Antiques and Recreation: Collecting for informational sites about these subjects. The alphabar at the top of this section contains links to many sub-categories about collectible items. Antiques and Collectibles Shopping.

Antiques are usually objects that show some degree of craftsmanship—or a certain attention to design, such as a desk or an early automobile. (wikipedia)