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What to do with inherited stuff/antiques?

I have just inherited about one hundred boxes full of 40-100 year old stuff from 2 or 3 generations. I can't really use any of it and some of it may be very valuable. How can I best assess the values of the thousands of items so that I can sell/donate/throw out everything? [more inside]
posted by meantime on Feb 23, 2012 - 8 answers

Hooked on junk

Does anyone know of any "good" junk shops in east London? [more inside]
posted by WPW on Jul 20, 2008 - 6 answers

Anitque Filter (Kinda)

I just found a can of 1975 AmWay "Dust Control Spray" (furniture polish). There is just a bit... [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Aug 28, 2006 - 14 answers

What are these damn things?

I'll be your best friend if you can identify these things. I spotted them in a junk shop and nobody knows what they are. They stand about 2.5 feet tall. The little triangular cup-type thing looks to have a old grease fitting in it. Both the cup and the "ring" part can be adjusted to slide up and down the pole to a desired height.
posted by Witty on Aug 12, 2005 - 33 answers

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