Preface; Part One - Establishing the Basics; Part Two - Where to Buy Goods; Part Three - Where to Sell; Part Four - The Internet; Part Five - What to Sell; Part Six - Business Basics; Conclusion; Useful Publications; Index.
FIONA SHOOP has been an antiques dealer for almost 30 years, buying and selling at antiques fairs, centres, auctions and car boot sales. She has been a consultant to one of the top auction houses and an onscreen antiques expert on numerous TV programmes, including Name Your Price, Everything Must Go and Boot Sale Challenge. She's also acted as a consultant to TV antiques experts and written the scripts for several antiques programmes. The former Editor of an antiques magazine, Fiona was a columnist for several antiques publications and has edited many TV antiques favourites. She has talked about antiques and collectables on the radio for a decade and is a regular on BBC local radio.
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