• Collectors Carnival Antique & Flea Markets
  • Now in our NEW LOCATION at the
  • GIBSON CO. FAIRGROUNDS in
  • PRINCETON, IN

antique shows

Do’s and Don’ts of Making a Deal

30 Nov , 2016
Created by carnival

Making deals has long been a part of the antiques game, and most dealers expect to hear, “What’s your best price?” every show. However, there are good ways and bad ways to approach price problems, and several of the antique shows have been promoting bad ways. Yes, dealers need to be thick-skinned, but you are […]

Read the article

Making It to the Show: Shopping Antique Shows vs. Shopping Online by Forrest D. Poston

17 Sep , 2016
Created by carnival

Making It to the Show: Shopping Antique Shows vs. Shopping Online by Forrest D. Poston There’s no denying that eBay and the rise of online antiques sites such as Ruby Lane and TIAS hurt the antiques shows and the brick & mortar shops early on.  There are, however, disadvantages to antiquing online, and in some […]

Read the article