Learning is the only way to gain an insight into valentine antiques. You should know the history of each item you have, as antique lovers are more interested in knowing the history of the items than quality or price. Moreover, you can gain an edge over sellers of regular valentine products if you can get in touch with experts on different antiques and history.
Create an inventory of your items
Make a list of what you have. You can create an inventory on paper and every item should be listed according to the worth and its history. Always put your items in chronological order.
Do a market research
Do a speedy market research to assess the level of competition in the market. The market for valentine gifts is pretty ripe these days as more and more people are jumping in, offering products that can catch the attention of buyers and antique lovers. You can visit wholesale markets in person to see the flow of antique valentine products and give a sample or two of yours to dealers.
Visit antique exhibitions and shows
Get membership of different museums and communities that hold programs on antiques. You will be given a chance to present your products. Since every museum devotes much of its space and programs to antiques and galleries on antique items are often conducted, displaying your items in one of these art galleries will get you plenty of interested parties/buyers.
Build a website or blog
Build a website featuring all your items. The inventory of the item should be given according to the items’ age, history, price, and other features. If it is not possible for you to create a website, you can create a blog on Blogspot and WordPress.
Search antique blogs and websites
Search for blogs and sites that feature antique products. You can get in touch with hundreds of people interested in antique items and displaying your products will become much easier this way.