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People collect antiques for many different reasons and therefore have many different views.
Some people look for antiques as simply a hobby but they very seldom buy anything. They simply enjoy looking at what different areas of the country have the offer. It can be a lot of fun searching through antique stores. Sometimes people who want to furnish their home look for antiques. Antiques of different time periods will often work well together to create a beautiful home. Their other people who deal in the buying and selling of antiques. They are hard-core, know the value of pretty much everything, and always want to buy low and sell high. These folks typically are only interested in the price itself. Collecting antiques can be a wonderful experience and provide enjoyment for people of all ages.