There is nothing wrong with a reproduction quilt as long as the buyer knows that is what they are buying. If you are looking for a quilt for every day use these quilts are a good option.
A reproduction quilt will never have the antique value of a “real” hand-made American quilt. If you are looking to buy a quilt for vintage or antique value pass on reproductions.
This should be required reading for anyone interested in antique and vintage quilts and She does a great job describing the hallmarks of import quilts and has an extensive picture gallery of many of the most common quilts that are appearing at on-line auctions.
This Singer 66 model was one of 50,000 such machines produced from 1910 to 1920.
While the item is not rare, Mike Wolfe of notes it is desired by collectors for its ornate "Red-Eye" decal pattern.
I feel privileged to have become the world’s largest dealer in early American Stars & Stripes.
I stock at least 1,000 flags at all times, and I am always on the hunt for more rare and beautiful examples.