Toronto, Ontario Canada (PressExposure) January 22, 2007 -- Martin Swinton, a leading authority on antiques and collectibles, and what it takes to operate an antique shop, has joined The VoiceAmericaTM Channel (www.voiceamerica.com) as host of a new weekly show, "Letâs Talk Antiques" premiering on Monday, February 5, 2007 at 8AM PST (11AM EST) with an encore broadcast at 8PM PST (11PM EST). The VoiceAmericaTM Channel offers the latest conversations in a talk radio format, providing education, interaction, and advice on key issues live, on demand and through pod cast download.
"Letâs Talk Antiquesâ is a weekly interactive call-in show. Listeners will learn everything they ever wanted to know about antiques and collectibles, and how to buy and sell wisely by simply listening to a broadcast directly from their computers. An Ebay Hot-seller segment will let listeners know what antiques and collectibles are popular on Ebay. Featuring interviews with leading authors, antique dealers, appraisers, collectors, writers and distributors, Swinton will interview guests from around the world and take listenersâ calls including questions and appraisal inquiries on his weekly show, "Letâs Talk Antiquesâ.
On the premiere episode, Swinton welcomes Frank Farmer Loomis IV, the author of âAntiques 101, A Crash Course in Everything Antiqueâ and âSecrets to Affordable Antiquesâ (Krause Publications, 2004). They will provide clear, simple and entertaining explanations of the world of antiques, beginning with basics such as whatâs the difference between an antique, a collectible or vintage item. âI am pleased and honored that Frank Farmer Loomis IV will join my inaugural show on February 5th," Swinton said. "Frank brings a wealth of knowledge and well rounded experience in the field of antiques and appraisals. Those interested in antiques, collectibles and just plain old stuff will definitely benefit from his expertise."
To access the show, log on at http://www.voiceamerica.com. Call in live with questions and comments toll-free at 1-866-472-5788. Past episodes will be available in Swinton's Content Library on The VoiceAmericaTM Channel on demand and through pod cast download. About Frank Farmer Loomis IV:
Frank Farmer Loomis IV, a professional appraiser for 20+ years, has been an appraiser on the Antiques Road show, has taught antiques classes at the University of Cincinnati and writes a syndicated newspaper column on antiques. He has written âAntiques 101, A Crash Course in Everything Antiqueâ and âSecrets to Affordable Antiquesâ (Krause Publications, 2004). Loomis is the popular radio host of âKeep Antiquing!â on the NPR stations, WVXU and WNKU, which can be heard in the metro Cincinnati area every Friday afternoon.
About Martin Swinton:
Martin Swinton B.A., has a degree in Archaeology. His articles on antiques have been reprinted around the world. He is also a consultant to those who want to enter the antique business, owns Take-A-Boo Emporium (www.takeaboo.com), and teaches courses on antiques. Martinâs knowledge of antiques and collectibles is far ranging, and he is an enthusiast for all things old.
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