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Author Caraway, Georgia Kemp, 1950-

Title Tips, tools, and techniques on caring for antiques, collectibles, and other treasures [electronic resource] / Georgia Kemp Caraway.

Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2012.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource.
Series Practical guide series ; no. 5
Practical guide series (Denton, Tex.) ; v. 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Tools to keep on hand -- Advertising memorabilia: metal -- Aluminum -- Bamboo furniture -- Baskets -- Books -- Brass -- Bronze -- Buttons -- Cast iron -- Cedar aroma renewer -- China -- Christmas ornaments -- Chrome -- Coins -- Colorfast fabrics -- Copper -- Dolls -- Doorstops -- Enamel -- Fabrics and textiles -- Stain removal -- Tea-dyed -- Framing -- Furniture -- Glassware -- Cloudy glassware -- Glue: how to choose -- Hooked rugs -- Ivory or bone -- Jewelry -- Label removal -- Lace -- Lacquered items -- Leather -- Loupe: how to use -- Marble -- Metal: identifying -- Mildew cleaner -- Mirrors -- Nickel -- Paper collectibles -- Pewter -- Photography -- Plastics/acrylics -- Pottery -- Quilts -- Cleaning -- Storing -- Hanging -- Rugs -- Rust -- Silver -- Steel -- Tools -- Upholstery, rug, and carpet cleaner -- Vintage clothing and textiles -- Appendices: A. Auction tips -- B. Conducting a successful garage sale -- C. Dates to remember. British registration marks. Centuries. Chinese dynasties. Japanese dynasties. Made in Japan. Postal zones and zip codes. Postal rates. Telephone numbers. U.S. invention patents. U.S. design patents -- D. Haggling at flea markets -- E. Insurance and estate protection -- F. Reproductions -- G. Roman numeral interpreter -- H. Smart shopping at garage sales -- I. Pronunciation key.
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Subject Collectibles -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Antiques -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Other Form: Print version: Caraway, Georgia Kemp, 1950- Tips, tools, and techniques on caring for antiques, collectibles, and other treasures. 1st ed. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2012 9781574414516 (DLC) 2011048889 (OCoLC)767864936
ISBN 9781574414622 (electronic bk.)
1574414623 (electronic bk.)
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9781283924498
9781574414516
1574414518