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About Us

Looking For Antiques is a website that has been specifically designed for people looking to buy antiques from reputable antique dealers in a secure environment at competitive prices, and for full-time dealers seeking to sell antiques online to a wider audience.

The initial concept of Looking for Antiques began with a simple yet compelling message, we wanted to offer our customers an intuitive and simple way to Find, Request and Buy antiques online and remove the time and effort of having them delivered.

Jonathan Groethe

As full-time furniture restorers, we experience all too often the headache and frustration of sourcing antiques, so we decided to set up Looking For Antiques.

Jonathan Groethe, Co-Founder
Mark and Jonathan, LFA co-founders
Mark and Jonathan, LFA co-founders

Finding antiques online has never been simpler

When you take a look around our website you will find a clear and simple design and we hope that you will enjoy our cleaner, fresher and more focused approach. No irritating adverts, no unnecessary information, no spam mail and no nonsense, just well presented Antiques & Collectables. We have used technology to improve the user experience for our customers, making the process of buying and selling antiques online as simple, safe and enjoyable as possible. You can search for specific items or browse our categories of stock to find the specific antique that you are looking for. We ask our sellers to provide the highest quality images and descriptions to ensure the Looking for Antiques website remains the simplest and most enjoyable place to browse antiques online.

We understand that not only can the process of buying and selling antiques online involve making high value purchases, but that items are also bought with pride and passion. That's why we have placed nurturing trust and building confidence in our customers to buy and sell antiques online at the core of the Looking for Antiques website.

Buy antiques online with confidence

We constantly strive to nurture trust from the innovative way we protect each and every transaction on our platform to the way we facilitate buyer to dealer communication. We are not content with being antiques experts but we also strive to lead the way in online security too. We are committed to providing a trustworthy platform that builds confidence in our customers to buy and sell antiques online.

We endeavour to provide clarity to our customers around the items they are buying and to the legitimacy of antiques sold on our platform. This is why there is a stringent registration process that every antique dealer must complete before they are authorised to list antiques for sale on our site.

We understand that time is a precious commodity to our customers and that's why we have made the process of buying and selling antiques online as quick as possible without sacrificing the protection and security that our customers demand.

We embrace and uphold the good old fashioned principles of good customer service making us approachable, easy to engage with and accountable for our actions. We are always here to help you when you need us and we are always contactable at the end of the phone or online.

Jonathan Groethe and LFA Mascot, Honey.
Jono with Honey, LFA Mascot and Chief Customer Satisfaction Officer

We hope you find our website a refreshing way to search and buy antiques online and we invite you to please get in touch if you have any feedback for us as we constantly strive to improve the Looking for Antiques website.

Alternatively please call Jonathan, one of Looking for Antiques' co-founders
Tel: on 01865 522 365.

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