Course Description

How to Buy and Sell Antiques and Collectibles offers a highly successful approach to acquiring and selling antiques and collectibles for both fun and profit. This course incorporates many strategies of acquiring and selling desirable objects and pieces, with the goal of personal enjoyment and fulfillment.

All collectors start somewhere. It begins somehow, usually with an interest developed early on as a child. Almost mystically, the collection begins. Eventually, there comes a time when the collector desires to sell an antique or collectible, perhaps because it is a duplicate or to make room for another object.

Successful collectors learn what sells, and what to buy in order to sell later. Many of the most profitable collectors and dealers learn the principals necessary to trade, barter, acquire and sell both antiques and collectibles. They avoid expensive mistakes and missteps. They use knowledge as their best tool to acquire items for their collections or resale.

This course will present many strategies and concepts to prepare you for the path of becoming a successful buyer and seller of antiques and collectibles.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe starting an antique collection.
  • Summarize the history of antiquing.
  • Describe what types of antiques to buy.
  • Determine collectibles versus just plain old stuff.
  • Describe searching for profitable antiques.
  • Summarize methods for detecting fakes.
  • Summarize setting the value.
  • Determine buying from antique dealers.
  • Describe antique glassware, furniture, and other items.
  • Describe care and preservation of antiques.
  • Describe protecting your investment.
  • Summarize research methods to learn more about your collections.
  • Summarize where to sell antiques.
  • Describe how to sell antiques.
  • Summarize the process and expectations for selling to dealers.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 9 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Exam 9 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Exam 9 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
Lesson 13 Exam 9 points
Lesson 14 Assignment 25 points
Lesson 14 Exam 10 points
Lesson 15 Exam 8 points
The Final Exam 66 points
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