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Picker’s Bible Podcast Interview




I am excited to be interviewed as a guest appearance on Harry Rinker’s ¬†Radio / Broadcast program January 11th. We will be discussing my book, “Picker’s Bible”. Harry is the host of¬†Whatcha Got, a nationally syndicated antiques and collectibles call-in … Continue reading






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A Picker’s Pile of Regrets




I can vividly remember “the one’s that got away”. There have been many times I was hunting for antiques an hesitated or just did not have the cash, or talked myself out of a good deal. Then I find out … Continue reading






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Best time to end an auction on Ebay for Antique Pickers




I’d like to take a survey from all the antique pickers out there. When do you think the best time to end an auction on ebay? Both time of day, and day of week. We will post the survey results, … Continue reading






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“Quotes” Legends, Laws, and Definitions for Antique Pickers




I will be updating this list occasionally. It is a list of un-famous quotes, made by un-named people I either hear myself, or overheard waiting in line, etc. I will not list who said it, because of privacy, and because … Continue reading






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Ebay Watched Item List. What a Dummy I Have Been!




I am not only a “live picker” that is Estate and garage sales, etc. But, I am a “virtual picker”. I buy great deals from ebay and other online sources, and then turn around and sell them for the actual … Continue reading






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This Might be Why I Like Antiques and Picking




I really suppose it was all instilled in me from my dear mother. I remember her showing me things, as I was just a very young child that were important to her. She also seemed to want to find old … Continue reading






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New Idea for Pickers and Dealers! Tailgaiting at Estate Sales!




I saw something interesting when at an estate sale yesterday. At an advertised Estate Sale I visited, there was a person who was parked out in front of the yard selling items! He had his back door opened, and on … Continue reading






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Picker’s Secret: (Other ways to find GOLD!)




Because I am a picker, I not only look for antique stuff, I look for VALUABLE stuff. I am very interested in the technical side of junk. I love old radios, and electronics, and industrial surplus, and I make a … Continue reading






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Could Have, Should Have, Would Have… If Only!




Regrets. I have regrets often in this business. It’s usually after a “live” auction. Like the one I went to yesterday. I went to the sale preview on two different days. I found all of the items I thought I’d … Continue reading






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