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"They, like, invented retro."
Tags:history, historical, ancient, greek, greece, pantheon, temple, temples, column, columns, architecture, ruin, ruins, invention, inventions, invented, inventor, inventors, retro, vintage, antique, travel, tourism, traveller, travellers, travelling, traveler, travelers, traveling, tourist, tourists, backpacker, backpackers, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, dumb
"I'll take it."
Tags:statue, statues, sculpture, sculptures, bird, birds, falcon, falcons, antique, antiques, antique hunting, antique hunter, antique hunters, treasure, treasures, detective, detectives, mystery, mysterious, mysteries, shopping, shop, shops, store, stores, discovery, discoveries, discover, gumshoe, gumshoes, sleuth, sleuths, investigator, investigators, film, films, book, books, film-noir, film noir, classic film, classic films
" 'Best if used before 1/1/2000.' "
"The bidding will start at eleven million dollars."
The world's oldest braided rug
"Oh, yeah, I took your special chair to 'Antique Roadshow.'"
Tags:tv show, tv shows, antique, antiques, antiques collector, antiques collectors, antiquity, antiquities, armchair, armchairs, arm-chair, arm-chairs, lazy chair, lazy chairs, husband, husbands, wife, wives, tv program, tv programs, television program, television programs, redecorating, redecorate, favourite chair, favourite chairs, favorite chair, favorite chairs
Mummy Busks For Coins For His Cases
Tags:mummy, mummies, ancient egypt, egypt, egyptology, egyptian, egyptians, busking, busker, buskers, busk, busks, street performing, street performance, street music, music, musical, musician, musicians, museum, museums, charity, beg, begging, tin cup, tin cups, sarcophagus, case, violin case, cases, coin, coins, money, collect, collection, collecting, historical, ancient, ancient egypt, antique, antiques, artefact, artefacts, egyptian artefact, egyptian artefacts, mummified, mummification
A person sinks into their chair.
Tags:read, reads, reading, reader, readers, book lover, book lovers, bookworm, bookworms, book worm, book worms, quicksand, stuck in, chair, chairs, comfy chair, comfy, comfortable, padded chair, padded chairs, padding, antique, antiques, antique chair, antique chairs, comfort, comforts, swallow up, swallowed up, swallowing up
"Guess what. You're all Early American furniture maniacs."
"Well, Emmeline, what's new?"
Tags:descent, descending, store, stores, shop, shops, consumerism, consumerist, materialism, materialist, garbage, antique, tat, bric a brac, ornament, ornaments, knick knacks, knick-knacks, useless, comparing, comparison, level, levels, junk, gimmick, gimmicks, bits and bobs, bits-and-bobs, gewgaw, gewgaws, collecting, collects, hoard, hoards, hoarding
"Yes, we cater to a rather specialized clientele."
Tags:headsman, antique, antiques, executioner, executioners, execute, executes, executing, kill, kills, killing, killings, tortures, torturers, special interest, special interests, clientele, clienteles, cater, caters, catering, antique shop, antique shops, antiquing, antique store, antique stores, specialty, specialties, speciality, specialities
A Victorian lion chair is given a tail.
I think in order to be historically accurate you're meant to remove the quill from the bird BEFORE you start trying to write with it!
"I wonder what this was for."
Tags:antique, antiques, vintage, retro, old, memorabilia, collector's item, collector's items, shopping, think, desk weight, desk weights, paperweight, paperweights, paper weight, paper weights, name plate, name plates, desk plate, desk plates, item, items, product, products, merchandise, consumerism, unknown use, unknown purpose, unknown uses, unknown purposes, unknown, wonder, wondering, thinking, word play, wordplay
'What are those brown marks?' - 'The original rust.'
This week on The Antique Roadkill
'It's a newspaper! Brought it online for me dad's birthday. Apparently it's the forerunner of the tablet!'
"Take it from me, madam—the passing years can only add to the value of this Spiro T. Agnew standing hall clock."
Tags:spiro agnew, prediction, predictions, predicting, vice president, vice presidents, nixon, nixon administration, disgrace, disgraced, agnew, richard nixon, antique, antiques, clock, clocks, hall clock, hall clocks, tacky, tackiness, antiquing, value, values, swindle, swindles, swindling, con, cons, con artist, con artists, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, salespeople, dishonest, dishonesty, seller, sellers
"Oh yeah, if it weren't for Antiques Roadshow we would have been out on the street long ago."
Tags:kings, king, crown, crowns, antique, antiques, men, man, antiquated, antiquity, obsolete, obsolescence, archaic, retired, retirement, old, older, aged, age, irrelevant, relevant, relevance, irrelevance, royal, royalty, monarch, monarchy, antique dealer, antique dealers, appraiser, appraisers, tv show, tv program, tv shows, tv programs, broadcasting, broadcasters, public television, public television stations, public television programmers, public television programmer, assets, asset, selling of assets, spending capital, inheritance, inherit
"Fortunately, I think we have an extremely accurate copy of it in the museum's gift shop."
Tags:museum, museums, gallery, galleries, art, vase, vases, antique, antiques, priceless, original, accident, accidents, broken, smashed, damaged, copy, copies, fake, fakes, counterfeit, counterfeits, fix, problem, problems, mistake, mistakes, replace, replacement, replacements, gift shop, gift shops, director, directors, security, security guard, security guards, cover-up, cover-ups, cover up, cover ups, deception
Tags:antique, antiques, antiquing, antique shopping, antiques store, antiques stores, before his time, genius, geniuses, idea, ideas, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, prehistory, prehistoric, caveman, cavemen, shop, shops, shopping, store, stores, retailer, retailers, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, contradiction, contradictions, contradicting, caveman, cavemen, store owner, store owners, founder, founders, founding, too much coffee man
"That old computer we recycled in 1989 is now worth a fortune."
"I think my grandmother might have married him and brought him home after the war, since then he's just been sat by the fire..."
"Thanks for letting me use your telephone, Grandma, but where is the 'Send' button?"
Tags:telephone, telephones, phone, phones, rotary phone, rotary phones, smartphone, smartphones, wireless, wifi, text, texting, technological advances, tech advances, grandma, old-fashioned, generation gap, generation gaps, old, elderly, retiree, pensioner, antique, obsolete, vintage, grandchild, grandkid, grandkids