The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a display model or store return that has been used.See details for description of any imperfections.
A super-sleuth's guide to spotting, buying and collecting antiques. It shows you how to tell a genuine piece from a fake. Spot signs that indicate an object has been restored. It includes expert advice on makers, questions to ask, tips for identifying the best examples in furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, dolls, teddy bears, textiles and more.
Judith Miller began as a regular lecturer and contributor to newspapers and magazines, and is Antiques and Collectables Magazine's Agony Aunt. Her TV work includes The House Detectives, The Antiques Trail and Antiques Roadshow (from August 07). Judith lives in London.