Antique collecting is a favorite pastime and many people are passionate about this hobby. There is nothing like having a rare piece of history to call your own. Many people amass huge collections and eventually become experts in this field. Antiques will always be a popular pastime or even a career. The most sought after items can vary in popularity from year to year. Some of the top collectible antique items of 2016 are:
1. All colors of depression glass.
2. Miniature paintings.
3. Barrel shaped wooden containers from the Colonial period known as Firkins.
4. Beaded jewelry from the 20s and 30s.
5. Repurposed antique textiles.
Some other popular and highly prized antiques include weapons and armor, axes, swords, and guns. Michael Zomber is an expert in this field. He has been collecting antique weaponry for well over forty years. Michael Zomber was born in Washington D.C.and now resides in Philadelphia. He has a bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and Psychology. He earned his master’s degree in English from UCLA.
Michael Zomber is well aware of the ravages of war and does not relish its terrible human toll. He works hard to promote peace and understanding throughout the world. Read more of Michael’s amazing life story here.