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BUYING AT AUCTION ? TACTICS TO CONSIDER

Buying antiques at auction can be highly productive or downright disastrous depending on a multitude of factors ranging from a failure to carefully examine a piece before bidding , getting caught up in a frenetic bidding war, or just being … Continue reading

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CARE AND STORAGE OF ANTIQUE FURNITURE

Care of any piece of wood furniture,  whether new or old,  is relatively simple. If in actual use in your home,  the surface should be protected with a good coating of paste wax and buffed out to a soft sheen. … Continue reading

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OUR WEBSITE

The inventory we maintain is shown on our website www.damarine antiques.com where you can review the items we offer for sale through the internet , our shop in Damariscotta and at our booth space in Cabot Mill Antiques, a group … Continue reading

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BUYING A BUREAU ? WHAT YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR!

Slide each drawer out and in. Do they slide easily and in a  straight line backwards and forwards ? If not the drawer bottom runners and the drawer support boards may be extensively worn. If the drawer wiggles from side … Continue reading

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SAVE THOSE PIECES !

Whenever a piece of furniture is damaged save the broken pieces. Typically fancy moldings , pieces of veneer  , chair rungs , spindles , knobs and pulls are broken off during use or while being moved to a new location. … Continue reading

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Pemaquid Peninsula Perambulations

Midcoast Maine ranks as an area replete with historic sites , astounding ocean and river vistas , rolling lush farmlands , contemporary services for lodging and dining ,  and cultural activities for every taste and interest. The Pemaquid Peninsula thrusts … Continue reading

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ABOUT US

A couple`s  search for authentic antiques  for their home evolved into a full time business in 1987 with  the opening of of our first shop on ” Antiques Alley ” U.S. Route 7  in Ridgefield , CT in the heart … Continue reading

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