Asheford Institute of Antiques
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Visit Time Machine Antique Mall, 190 Mid Rivers Center, St. Peters, MO 63376, 1/3 mile south of I-70 on Mid Rivers Mall Dr. We’re on Facebook too! For more information call 636-970-0190. Hours are Mon. thru Sat. 10am-7pm, Sunday 11-6. Visit us at  Our quality dealers offer all kinds of cool antiques, collectibles, re-purposed, and vintage items to the public. We sell on consignment too!
The Asheford Program is an internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure" Course on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Click here for more information.







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Asheford Institute of Antiques

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A Brief History Of The School...

The Asheford Program is an internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure" Course on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Created in 1966, by school founder Peter C. Green, the Program has had over 80,000 students worldwide since its inception. With its emphasis on excellence in learning, training and innovative approaches to teaching, it has become recognized as one of the premiere schools in the development of distance-learning education that is geared specifically towards successful entrepreneurship in the field of antiques, collectibles, and professional-level appraising. The student body is comprised mainly of individuals who are actively seeking employment or self-employment within these fields of study.

Our site now offers a full "Course Prospectus" on the schools comprehensive distance-learning program. If you're interested in becoming an antiques dealer, a certified antiques appraiser, or just interested in the world of antiques and collectibles, then read on... as the largest distance-learning school of its kind, we're sure you'll find everything you need to get started right here...

The school's base of students is diverse and ranges from complete novices to museum curators, from online antique collectors and enthusiasts, to large scale dealers and professional-level antique appraisers; from associates at major auction houses, to country auctioneers, and estate-sale planners. For every aspect of the antique and collectible marketplace, you will find a student of the Asheford Institute...

Current Top 8 Enrollment Categories (Reasons Given For Enrollment):
1. Becoming an Antique Dealer & Certified Professional-level Appraiser of antiques and collectibles.
2. Becoming a Certified Professional-level Appraiser of antiques & collectibles.
3. Becoming an Antique Dealer (including, mall, and online).
4. Opening an Antique Store or Shop (bricks & mortar).
5. Auctioneer's (learning about antiques and collectibles for their trade & Appraisal studies).
6. Interior Designer's (becoming an "antique" interior designer - also for client education).
7. Estate Sale Planners (learning about antiques and collectibles for their trade & Appraisal studies).
8. Antique Collectors & Enthusiasts (general knowledge with an eye towards Appraising).




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