The auctioneer was having a difficult time getting a starting bid for the old cabinet.So when the auctioneer asked for a bid of 25 cents I decided to bid as I thought it was a great bargain. By this time I was thinking how am I going to get the kitchen cabinet home?Especially if they they might contain an old wristwatch or two that I could buy with my pocket change.My first attack of buyer's remorse occurred during the mid 1960's.Where he would meet and talk with friends and watch the farm machinery sell.I was most interested in watching the box lots of misc items sell.My name is John Reinhart, I am the author and publisher of this antique furniture and auction related website.I invite you to travel along with me on my antique picking adventures!
Much of which were family pieces that had been passed down over the years.
Thanksgiving Day 1995 I made a decision that was to change my life forever.
I had attended an antique auction at the Cobb County Fairgrounds near Marietta, GA earlier in the year.
US Long before there were cable TV shows featuring antique pickers.
I was picking the Midwest searching for American Turn of the Century Oak Furniture to sell to out of state antique dealers.