An antique dealer works primarily in the buying and selling of antique items. The dealers work for an antique company, an auction house, through a store or on an independent basis. Antique dealers and auctioneers generally have a thorough knowledge of antiques and their worth. Much of the dealer’s job focuses on appraisals and the buying and selling of antiques. Auctioneers assess and value personal property like jewellery or expensive artwork and search out potential buyers. Auctioneers meet with buyers and sellers and conduct auctions.
Characteristics of dealers and auctioneers: