Defining the Difference: Antiques, Collectibles and Vintage Items

January 7, 2016 in Blogs, Education, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion

By: Libertycoin Liberty Coin and Currency Blog


There has been much debate over the last few years as to what constitutes an item as being vintage, an antique or a collectible. This can spark much controversy between the buyer and seller. Here are a few things to consider when in the market for the next object of your desire:

Antique: The textbook definition of an antique is as follows:

“Any work of art, piece of furniture, decorative object, or the like, created or produced in a former period, or, according to U.S. customs laws, 100 years before date of purchase.” (Source: In recent years, dealers have begun to demand that the… Full article at the source>

Source: Liberty Coin and Currency Blog

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