Welcome to our Internet based
Antiques related website
www.AntiqBuyer.com Our primary focus
and interest is in
Mechanical & Patented
Antiques, Scientific Related Antiques, and Tool & Technology related
also buy, sell, and deal in what is generally known as Americana, General or Country Store
Antiques and Antique Advertising. We
like to call all of
this "Americana with a Purpose".
We are full time, knowledgeable and experienced antique dealers
and we actively and seriously buy, sell, and deal in a wide range of antiques and
On this page you will find information about
the types of antiques and collectibles we deal in and can help you
with. On the left are links to specific informational pages on the
different types of antiques we are interested in and deal in. On the right are links to many different
pages of past sales for items we have sold from this site and our
sister antique sales website
This website is over 15 years old as of 2019 and we have been in the
Antique & Collectible business for over 30 years as full time dealers
Consignment Antique Sales
The way we conduct our antique business has changed
from simply trying to buy antiques for the lowest possible
price from individuals, at auction, from shows or other sources and then reselling them at a profit, to
primarily helping owners / collectors, and / or their heirs sell their antiques and collectibles on
or mission is to
help people with antiques to sell, be they
collectors, spouses, heirs, or other sellers of antiques,
sell those antiques utilizing our 2 internet based antique websites, the
rest of the internet, and other resources or venues utilizing our
expertise and knowledge to the mutual benefit of both parties.
It is a Win-Win for both parties!!!
We own and operate
2 different antiques websites. This site, www.AntiqBuyer.com
is our informational and buying site, and includes
Past Sales Archives
links found on the right.
We conduct most of our Antique Sales from our sister website
visit that site to see what we currently have listed for sale.
Our antique sales
is one of the largest and best
known single owner internet
antique sales websites on the internet. Both of our websites
have great search engine placement, and get close to 1000 unique
visitors each day from all over the world. That equates to
world wide sales exposure 24 /7 and 365 days a year to
interested viewers who are truly interested in the type of merchandise we sell. We charge a reasonable percentage /
commission rate when we sell antiques on consignment, and the benefits to you, the owner /
consignor, over other means of sales are numerous and obvious.
For more info about our sites, our
search engine rankings, and traffic count please see the
FAQ page as well as the other
informational pages we have on both sites.
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Types of Antiques Sought &
We primarily buy,
sell, and deal in patented, mechanical, and vintage technology
antiques and collectibles spanning the era from the mid-to early 1800's and the
beginnings of the Industrial Revolution to just after the
turn-of-the 20th Century. We specialize in tools and many other
specific sub categories. General or Country store related antiques as
well as related advertising are sought as well.
We are actively
seeking antique sewing machines, (Pre-1870) American
Patent Models, and vintage salesman samples
as well. Antique surveying instruments, antique woodworking tools,
office related antiques and many
other types of patented and / or mechanical antiques, related
advertising, country / general store antiques, and more from this era, are of special
interest, and what we specialize in.
Our interests include
antique pressing irons or sadirons, early patented eggbeaters,
other kitchen related gadgets and antiques,
mechanical and patented apple parers, cast iron coffee mills / grinders, and other
kitchen related antiques. We have helped owners
and heirs of collectors sell thousands of antique laundry related
antiques and numerous other related antiques over the years, some for record prices in the mid
We are also interested in, and sell antique office equipment, antique medical instruments,
and related antique scientific equipment, including early electric
fans and antique electric bi-polar or open frame motors, antique typewriters, mechanical pencil
sharpeners, early telephones and telegraphy devices. As
well as antique toys,
vintage sporting goods, and more. Many other
occupational and technological antiques from the home, workshop,
store, farm, or office are sought as well.
We also deal in and seek antique figural cast iron pieces like
antique lawn sprinklers, early corkscrews, unusual calculating
rules, plus related ephemera, catalogs and advertising related to
all of the above mentioned categories.
Unlike what is offered at the current crop of
most antique shows and in most "antique shops" these days, where it seems
the new definition of
20 years old is now deemed to be an antique, we still hold to the definition of an antique
as being something close to 100 years old or more. Newer
things might be collectible, or popular and saleable, but pieces from 1990 or even the 70's
and 80's typically do not
our sales categories or realm of interest.
For a good overview and specific information on the different
categories of antiques, vintage technology, scientific related
antiques, antique advertising and collectibles we are interested in
CLICK any of the headings in the left column. To see many past
sales results and for general information links about us and our
consignment sales program please click the links in the right
A Note on Selling Your Antiques
The process is simple.
If you have an interesting antique for
sale contact us anytime by email at AntiqBuyer@gmail.com giving us as many details as possible. Pics are invaluable and
a must to discuss any specifics about what you have.
Please also see our FAQ Page for more
We can help you sell antiques through the
Consignment Program we offer, or will buy them outright. If you
feel you have to talk with me please call
us at 530-748-7297
but only after sending pics or real info about what you have via
so we can discuss this with you and help you sell what
Larry & Carole