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P4A Antiques Reference (Prices4Antiques) is an information resource containing actual auction sales prices for over 240,000 antiques, collectables and fine art. Items include books, clocks, watches, crafts, autographs, folk art, dolls, furniture, toys, jewelry, and more.
The information in P4A is regularly updated from regional and specialized auction houses throughout the U.S. Each record includes a picture of the auctioned item, its condition, pre-sale estimated price, the realized sales price, the date of the sale as well as the contact information for the auction house and, when available, its web site.
Searching for information on P4A is easy! P4A enables you to search by:
- Category (choose from a list of broad categories)
- Type (Choose from a list of types within your selected category)
- Origin (country where the item is from)
- Year (choose your own range)
- Keywords (if you're not sure as to the category and/or type or your item)
- Auction House and/or Auction Date
Take a look at our easy to follow guide online by clicking on the User's Guide icon on our P4A page.
Whether you need an estimate for the value of an antique you want to sell, want to know the price range of a collectable you want to buy, or just interested in antiques for fun, make P4A Antiques Reference your choice for information on auction prices.
To use, simply sign up for a library computer or connect directly from your home/office computer with your library card and a PIN.