NEW YORK--(Collectors Quest®, an online community and marketplace for collectors, has announced the availability of a complimentary e-guide to collecting that provides over 100 tips for novice and experienced collectors alike, to maximize the enjoyment of collecting – the thrill of the hunt.)--
“Quest Your Best: The Essential Guide to Collecting”
The free e-guide, “Quest Your Best: The Essential Guide to Collecting,” offers advice for finding the best places to buy antiques and collectibles, negotiating prices and caring for and displaying collections, according to Elizabeth Kressel, founder/CEO of Collectors Quest.
“Anyone with a desire to collect can benefit from these pointers, whether they have collected WWII memorabilia for years or are just starting a collection of Batman action figures,” she said.
The e-guide provides a wide range of pointers for collectors, including:
|1.||How to negotiate at garage sales and flea markets|
|2.||Information for auction newbies on auction terminology and procedures, and advice on bidding|
|3.||What to expect at a collectors convention|
|4.||Suggestions for cataloging a collection to keep it well-organized (including use of the Collectors Quest gallery for members to sort, tag, and display collections)|
|5.||How collectors can best prepare for being “on the hunt” away from home|
|6.||Things to consider when bringing home new finds or transporting antiques and collectibles|
|7.||How to care for your collection to keep it in good condition|
“Quest Your Best” is available free by signing up for a membership to Collectors Quest (which is also free).
Collectors Quest® is the number one interactive community and marketplace for collectors. The Collectors Quest site, which includes a top-ranked blog, blends collecting with rich original content, community, and commerce. Collectors Quest, which has a marketing partnership with A+E Networks™, showcases collectible items from such popular TV shows as “American Pickers” and “Pawn Stars.”