Top 20 Antiques & Collectibles

We understand that the majority of Create & Decorate readers have the same guilty obsession: antiquing, junking, and yard sale hopping! Thankfully, the internet has amazingly provided us with a 24/7 dose of home shopping for collectibles. The following is a list of the top 20 categories of antiques and collectibles that were purchased online in 2009. This list also compares the 2009 rank to the 2008 ranking of the category. (Rats, rather than taking a picture of that odd electric mixer, I should have bought it!)

1. China & Dinnerware – No movement since 2008
2. Glass – No movement since 2008
3. Jewelry – No movement since 2008
4. Coins and Currency – No movement since 2008
5. Holiday & Seasonal – Up from #6 in 2008
6. Kitchen Collectibles – Up from #9 in 2008
7. Vintage Sewing – Up from #10 in 2008
8. Paper & Ephemera – Down from #5 in 2008
9. Miscellaneous – Down from #7 in 2008
10. Advertising – Down from #8 in 2008
11. Resources & Supplies – Up from #14 in 2008
12. Porcelain & Pottery – Down from #11 in 2008
13. Vintage Clothing – Up from #15 in 2008
14. Toys – Down from #13 in 2008
15. Figurines – Up from #17 in 2008
16. Dolls – Up from #18 in 2008
17. Books – Down from #16 in 2008
18. Memorabilia – Up from #19 in 2008
19. Photographica – Not listed in 2008
20. Textiles – No movement since 2008


TIAS.com released their “Top 20 list of the most popular categories of antiques and collectibles purchased online in 2009” today. To read more of this article go to: http://pr.auctionbytes.com/?id=787617&keys=TIAS-Antiques-Collectibles-Dinnerware. To view the 2008 list go to: http://www.news-antique.com/?id=786157

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