Think frames, not art
Think frames, not art
The chances you'll spot an original Whistler in your neighbor's yard? Not good. Frames, on the other hand, can often be worth more than sellers think.

"I have found some that were 150 years old selling for chump change," says artist, designer, and garage sale enthusiast Pablo Solomon. Look for intricate frames made from solid material.

For more on what makes frames, art, and other antiques valuable, see the guides at

By Sarah Max @Money - Last updated July 06 2012: 10:18 AM ET
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