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This week on The Antique Roadkill
"And our charging station, also a period piece. . ."
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"My goodness, no! Grandfather would never, ever let us near this!!"
'Unfortunately, ma'am, it's not worth a thing! The recliner, however, is quite valuable!'
Nautical Antiques: We Catch Your Drift
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"This is very rare. It's signed 'Made in Amercia'."
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"I never expected you to pay through the nose."
Capt. Ahab's landlocked brother Morab, searching for the white elephant.
"You may be more familiar with her maiden name, Kelly, Grace Kelly."
Antiques: Prices reduced to actual value.
Antique's store is a front for the city dump.
'The sugar chest is original but the contents are artificial.'
'We always like to give more bling for the buck.'
"I need a valuation on my document please."
Priceless antiques priced to sell!
'I'm afraid my husband will stop loving me as I get older.' - 'Mine would never do that with me. You know why, don't you. He's an antique dealer.'
'Morning, what's new?'
'The reason I can date this piece so accurately as 2000 years and 10 days is because the man who brought it in said it was 2000 years old and that was 10 days ago!'
'Hi - what's new?'
Antique shop owner looks at old chalice, saying: 'Well, it MIGHT be worth something if it had the original myrrh inside.'
"That place was depressing...nearly half of those antiques are things I grew up with!"
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"It's a wonderful partner's desk - but we think they didn't get along."
"Let's skip this one. They may try to keep us."
Spot the Difference: Junk and Antiques
Tags:spot the difference, junk, trash, rubbish, antiques, keepsakes, memorabilia, stuff, mementos, hipster, market stall, rustic, pre-loved, artisan, boutique, vintage, bits and bobs, this and that, profit margin, resell, resold, boot sale, boot fair, market trader, rip-off, antiques dealer, antiques dealers, antiquities, junk shop, junk shops, junk store, junk stores