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Fake & Reproduction Detection, 
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Other Special Interest Books

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Guide to Fakes & Reproductions
(PB 304 pp.)
Author: Mark J.Chervenka
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Antique Trader Books
Size: 6 x 9" with 304 pages and numerous color and black & white photos

Retail Price: $24.95
Order for $19.96 (20% off)
plus $2.00 shipping/handling

An indispensible guide to discerning the fakes and reproductions from the genuine items. Covers a broad range of topics including Glass, China & Porcelain, Art Pottery, and Toys. An absolutely "must have" book for any serious collector or conscienous dealer -- "don't leave home without it."

 
The Black Light Book for Antiques & Collectibles (4th ed.) (PB 112 pp.)
Author: Mark J. Chervenka
Copyright: 1998 (4th edition)
Publisher: Antique & Collectors Reproduction News
Size: 5 x 8" with 112 pages and 103 photos & illustrations

Retail price: $14.95
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Black light book
This book is an indispensable aid for dealers and collectors. The author discusses how to use a black light to detect fakes and repairs in glass, porcelain, pottery, paper, and paintings. Most methods use an inexpensive long-wave black light for “spotting” inconsistencies in the material (pun intended). The paperback book is new and contains 103 photos and illustrations. 

 
Kovel's Quick Tips: 799 Helpful Hints on How to Care for Your Collectibles (PB 164 pp.)
Author: Ralph & Terry Kovel
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Crown Publishing
Size: 5 x 8" with 164 pages 

Retail price: $12.00
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A general guide to caring for your antiques and collectibles written by world-renowned experts.

 
The Weekend Refinisher: How to Make the Most of Your Furniture--A Step-By-Step Guide (PB 296 pp.)
Author: Bruce Johnson
Copyright: reissued 1989
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Size: 7 x 9" with 296 pages 

Retail price: $12.00
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With its detailed step-by-step instructions, this book is considered by many to be the better of the two Johnson volumes.

 
The Wood Finisher (PB 341 pp.)
Author: Bruce Johnson
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Size: 7 x 9" with 341 pages 

Retail price: $12.00
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