Take a look inside Mercader Antiques

You can get a 360 degree view of Mercader Antiques in the Historic Heights area of Houston right here online. If you look closely you can even see Pandac the shop puppy waiting to greet you. Please come by to see us if you are in the area.

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Flea Market Friday

Today Today is Flea Market Friday and we want to hear about your favorite Flea Market Finds. We use this term loosley, but there is a real definition and history behind the Flea Market. Tell us about your favorite Flea Market Finds. Flea market vending is...

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Antique Western Belt Buckles

Belt buckles began as strictly utiliarian devices designed to fasten things together. Western Belt Buckles The fantasy of cowboys in the Wild West is a 20th century Hollywood invention. Real cowboys used suspenders or plain military friction belt buckles. But early...

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Antiques Roadshow from the beginning

The Antiques Roadshow has been a source of amusement for many and hope for some since it premiered in 1997 in the US. It enjoys a following of almost 1 million visitors a week. Like baseball it has its own set of statistics for us to follow. The Antiques Roadshow is...

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Roundtop Antiques Fair 2013

The 45th Annual Spring Roundtop Antiques Fair is coming up. It opens at 9am, Wednesday, April 3rd and runs through April 6th. This Fair is not just one event in one location, it is many events in many locations. Like Disney Land, you can't do it in just one day....

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Depression Glass what to look for

Depression Glass Background Depression Glass was produced primarily in the 1920's and 1930's, hence the name depression. It was mass produced and made as affordable as possible. It wasn't intended to be saved for generations. These pieces are known to have "factory...

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