Top 5 antique Weather Vanes

All pictures and descriptions courtesy of Live Auctioneers. Collectors who enjoy folk art and weathered patinas on copper and cast zinc love to collect antique weather vanes.  Many were produced in New England and New York  by companies such as J. Howard, A.E. Jewell & Co., J.L. Mott Iron Works and J.W. Fiske.  Some rare examples have sold for upwards …

Antique? Collectible? Vintage? What is it?

Hello everyone and thank your for visiting relicspot.com!  For my first blog post, I wanted to discuss three terms that are often used interchangeably:  antique, collectible and vintage.  I would like get into what each means, how they are different and if there is any overlap.  Let’s go the the dictionary to begin our quest to understand. Antique:  a work …