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Agora Marketplace Antiques Quality Consignments Services

“Blake, owner of Agora Marketplace is a total perfectionist and gives 110% above and beyond. He is full of marketing ideas and advised us exceptionally well on the sale of all our items.  We would highly recommend him to anyone.” – S.M.E, Langhorne, Pa Meet one of Agora Marketplace Antiques consignment clients.  A family with documented more »

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What does Agora Marketplace Antiques do? Products and Services

We’ve all been asked, “What do you do for a living?”  When I answer, “I operate an antiques and collectibles eCommerce business.”  Most are uncertain of what that actually is and I can tell by the polite, questioning  look on their face. That’s o.k. it’s a relatively new concept. So, what is Agora Marketplace Antiques? more »

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Winterthur Country Estate Gardens and Fine Antiques

We were exhausted. A happy, satisfied exhaustion but exhausted. Our drive and determination kept us moving forward but sometimes you need a break. Taking a step back we realized that we had not taken time to rest in a very long time. This past Spring we decided to spend a long weekend visiting the Winterthur more »

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My First Encounter with Antiques by Agora Marketplace Antiques

Today I’m remembering many things about growing up in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.  It’s a quiet place with absolutely stunning views and pleasant people. The last time I was there I realized that my little league baseball field was within yards of a cliff that dropped off steeply making way for a stunning view of the more »

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How to Decode Dutch Silver Hallmarks Looking for Purity, Makers, Duty and Date Marks

I still remember the combination of frustration and confusion I felt when examining my first piece of Dutch silver, turning the piece over and over and over in my hands straining to find anything resembling a hallmark. Eyes more experienced and better trained than mine could easily pick the marks out of a sea of hand chasing and more »

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Agora Marketplace Antiques Cyber Monday Special!

Here at Agora Marketplace Antiques we are ready for your Cyber Monday Antique and Collectibles needs. Cyber Monday is the busiest day of the year for online sales but we want to let you know that we will make time for you. Agora Marketplace Antiques wants you to know that we are here to help more »

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Agora Marketplace Antiques Visits The Civil War Battle of Antietam

This past summer has brought record-breaking rain even before Hurricane Irene arrived.  The week after, we were soaked again with rain, winds, and flooding from a tropical storm. At the tail end of the tropical storm, after a long night of constant, heavy rain, I was up early ready to start my day. I was more »

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5 Tips for Finding Antiques and Collectibles in your Old Barn

Our very first barn adventure was at our client’s gorgeous estate in the Philadelphia region.  The fantastic old barn was part of a gentleman’s farm that operated some years ago.  It was full in all four compartments leaving, what seemed like, an endless supply of high quality and interesting antiques and collectibles. Tip #1- Safety more »

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Did you receive your 14kt gold pocket watch in time for the Ball?

Our customers are very important to us.  We sincerely appreciate them doing business with us.  It wasn’t too long ago that I sold an absolutely stunning gold pocket watch to a gentlemen a few states over from us. Pocket watch sales have been brisk due to the strong gold and silver prices of recent.   It more »

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Press Release- Agora Marketplace Antiques Expands Consignment

Contact: Agora Marketplace Antiques Email: customerservice@agoramarketplace.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AGORA MARKETPLACE ANTIQUES EXPANDS CONSIGNMENT Developing Beyond Traditional e-Commerce Agora Marketplace Antiques stands alone in Philadelphia’s antique and collectible consignment community. Its unique model spans kitsch & collectibles to fine antiques and jewelry from some of Philadelphia’s oldest families. Agora provides clients with high quality antique more »

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