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3 ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW, AMERICAN PICKERS AND STORAGE WARS SHOWS LIKE THE ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW, AMERICAN PICKERS AND STORAGE WARS HAVE FAMILIARIZED US WITH THE MONEY THERE IS TO BE MADE IN ANTIQUE SELLING, BUT BESIDES HOLDING SOMETHING HOLDING ON TO SOMETHING OLD FOR THE POTENTIAL VALUE, THERE MAY BE OTHER INSENTIVES TO PURCHASING AN ANTIQUE. JOINING US TODAY IS THE MARG AT SALEM MARKET AND ABOUT THE JOYS AND WHAT’S THE ETIQUETTE IN BUYING ANTIQUES? VERY IMPORTANT! THANKS FOR BEING HERE. THANK YOU. THE SALEM ANTIQUE MARKET IS HOUSED IN TWO OLD BUILDINGS. RIGHT? CORRECT. TELL US ABOUT AND HOW MANY WELL, TELL US ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS IN PARTICULAR. OKAY. SALEM ANTIQUE MARKET AND WE HAVE AN ANNEX STORE RIGHT NEXT DOOR OVER 10,000 SQUARE FEET. WOW! TWO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS ON OUR SITE. IT IS IN THE HISTORIC FLORENCE MARKET BUILDING AND IN THEIR OLD HOME. WOW! AND THEN YOU HAVE VARIOUS VENDORS IN THERE, TOO. IS THAT RIGHT? WE HAVE 50 VENDORS AND EACH RUN A BOOTH FROM US AND WE TAKE A COMMISSION FROM THEM AND SO THE BUSINESS RUNS. SO BASICALLY YOU CAN FIND A BIT OF EVERYTHING BECAUSE YOU HAVE SOME DIFFERENT ANTIQUES FROM ALL OVER TO OFFER, ?RIET EVERYTHING FROM THE 1940S COKE COOLER TO DEFINITELY HANDMADE ITEMS THAT PEOPLE MAKE AND OLD QUILTS, CROCKS, ANYTHING YOU’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO DECORATE YOUR HOME, WE HAVE IT. WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE COME SEARCHING FOR? LET’S SEE. THERE IS A WIDE VARIETY OF THINGS. MOSTLY FURNITURE. PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR SOME OLD QUALITY TURNATURE. ANCHOR: IN ADDITION TO THE ANTIQUES, AND THERE ARE PICTURES OF SOME INCREDIBLE ANTIQUES YOU HAVE THERE, I UNDERSTAND YOU ALSO HAVE COLLECTIBLES AND TELL US MORE ABOUT THAT. YOU CAN SEE THE OLD WASHING MACHINE WITH OLD CROCKS AND WE HAVE COLLECTIBLES SUCH AS NASCAR FIGURES AND HANDMADE SETS AND THAT OUR VENDORS MAKE WITH PUMPKINS AND FOR THE FALL SEASON. SO A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR ANTIQUES, HANDMADE PRESS, HOME DECOR. ALL THAT IS AVAILABLE THERE. CORRECT. AND FOR THOSE THAT MAY NOT THINK TO BUY AN ANTIQUE OR COLLECTIBLE, WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND? IT’S QUALITY AND JOIN GAMES FROM FIXER UPPER IS A NEW PASSION I THINK FOR THE YOUNGER GENERATION THAT THEY SEE THE OLD AND NEW MIXED TOGETHER AND SO THEY’RE INCORPORATING IT INTO THEIR HOME NOW. YEAH. AND HOW ARE PEOPLE INCORPORATING ANTIQUES IN THEIR HOME DECOR IN DAILY LIFE? LET’S SEE. IT IS A TREND I FEEL LIKE NOW. YEAH. AND YOU SEE THE OLDER PIECES OF FURNITURE GOING IN HOMES AND PUTTING THE NEW TREND WITH THE FARM HOUSE. AND THEN MAKING IT LOOK COLD AND DEFINITELY POPULAR AND IT IS ALSO A WAY TO NAVIGATE WITHIN THE ANTIQUE MARKET AND THEN IT’S DIFFERENT FROM THE BIG BOX STORE AND TELL US ABOUT THE PROPER ETSDPRIT AND TYPICALLY WHEN YOU COME IN THE STORE AND THEY COME IN THE STORE AND THEN YOU CAN ASK IF THERE IS ANY NEGOTIATING WITH THE DEALER. THEY’RE ALWAYS WELCOME TO AN OFFER AND TYPICALLY IT’S A 10% IF THEY ASK, YOU CAN GET 10% OFF UNLESS IT’S MARKED FIRM. IF THE ITEM IS MARKED FIRM WE CAN CALL THE DEALER AND SEE IF THEY WOULD TAKE AN OFFER. SO DON’T BE AFRAID TO GO THROUGH. AND I KNOW YOU HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE COMING THIS SATURDAY. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, FROM 106. AND MAKE SURE AND COME SEE US AND ALSO THE CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AND THEN IT’S WITH 2 AREA BUSINESSS AND LIKE US ON

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