Welcome to our Internet based
www.AntiqBuyer.com. Our primary interest is in
Mechanical & Patented
Antiques, Scientific Related Antiques, and Tool & Technology related
buy & sell 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."
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 buy & deal in. On the right are links to pages of past sales for antiques we have sold from our
sister antique sales website
This website is near 30 years old as of 2021 and we have been in the
Antique & Collectible business for over 40 years as full time
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 exposure 24 /7 and 365 days a year to interested
antique buyers who are interested in the merchandise we sell.
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 antique tools and many specific sub categories. General or Country store related antiques as
well as related advertising are sought as well.
seek 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 & 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 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 etc. Antique toys,
vintage sporting goods are sought as well. 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" malls or shops these days, where 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 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 at AntiqBuyer@gmail.com giving us as many details as possible. Pics are invaluable and
a must to discuss specifics about what you have.
We buy antiques. If you
want 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 better discuss what
Larry & Carole