Antique wood flooring usually refers to flooring milled from recycled timbers from dismantled buildings. To “antique” a wood floor (“antique” as a verb) usually means a form of distressing and/or staining to mimic an old foot-worn floor.
refers in general to an object with special value due to its age. The particular age indicated by the term 'antique' can vary from one collecting category to another, however. In jewelry, antique refers to pieces made at least 100 years ago. See also contemporary and estate.
By definition, a piece that is over 100 years old. A piece can be a reproduction and still be an antique! For example, a frame in the style of Louis XV (18th century) that was reproduced in 1840 (19th century) is still deemed an antique. It would be described as a Louis XV style frame.
Any bicycle, bicycle part, accessory or related item (such as an advertising poster) which is more than twenty-five years old. The antique collectors tend to specialize in bikes from the turn of the century or before, classics (which see), European road racing bicycles, or specialty bicycles such as Moulton commuting bikes. A quick way to tell if a bike is an antique or a replica is to see if the pedals have reflectors. Also see Classic.
Traditionally an antique meant an item produces before 1840 and made by hand. Customs officials in most countires have deamed items over 100 years old to be antique and therefore duty free. It has recently come to mean any item of special value or of historical significance. To purists however the 100 year rule is still used.
Any furnishing or other object that is 100 years old or older, but loosely applied to all old furniture. Technically, it should be confined to periods ending with Sheraton's style in Europe and with Duncan Phyfe's in America.
A quality bulky paper, particularly opaque, with a rougher surface finish. It can be made in white or in colours, be deckle edged, and either laid or wove. A good printing surface is a feature of this grade which is often used for quality books.
Antique P is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Its capital is San Jose and is located at the western portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan, Capiz, and Iloilo to the east. Antique faces the Sulu Sea to the west.
Antique is a Swedish-Greek duo which combines Greek popular music and lyrics with a Nordic dance/pop beat. Antique's duo is Elena Paparizou and Nikos Panagiotidis. Both were born and raised in Sweden by Greek parents.
Whether you wish to bring back the days of the Pilgrims or desire the styles from “Gone with the Wind”, the antique fixture sends you back to days of yore. These fixtures will bring a warming touch to your home. Usually characterized by burnished or brushed metal, this style is often reflected in traditional fixtures as well.