Wednesday, May 06, 2009
I found this article interesting in today's New York Times. Although much of the article emphasizes "high-end" antiques for wealthier buyers, the demand for vintage is still strong. High-end antiques tend to hold their value over time.
“Kids today are buying things made of pressed cardboard imported from Thailand instead of aged wood,” he said. “A lot of young people don’t want anything older than a pizza box. But you can’t sell that cheap chain-store junk at a yard sale in two or three years, while good furniture holds its value. Good is always good.”