iPhone App of the Day: Antiques Glossary

June 23, 2010

Continuing the iPhone app phenomenon is this one which gives you a glossary of antique and collectable terms for a variety of different antique related subjects. Funnily enough, it’s called ‘Antiques Glossary’.

I haven’t tried this one, so I have no idea if it’s actually worth its weight in gold, but I do admire the concept. It’s based around terminology without any pictorial reference, so it may be a tad tricky to use if you need to query the seller or fellow collector for help about what something is in front of you. Essentially, if you look up ‘Art Deco Furniture’, there is a short description of what that is and you can walk away happy in the knowledge of what you’ve learned.

Coming from Deep Powder Software, this one will set you back $1.19 and if you give it a shot, let me know how it goes.

Here’s their spiel:

Antiques Glossary

Our Antiques Glossary for the iPhone and iPod Touch is a comprehensive A to Z listing of terms often distinctive to the world of buying, selling and collecting both antiques and collectibles.

We have built this Glossary on Antiques in a very easy to use application. We have designed it so that you can easily find what you are looking for without the confusion, limitations, and frustration like so many other applications out there on the iDevices

Do you know of any Antique terms that we somehow overlooked when we created this application? We would love to include them. Just use the applications direct email to us and we will include it in our next update. With the help of our customers we constantly improve our applications making the users experience more enjoyable.


– Very easy to use Glossary/Dictionary based layout
– Descriptions of all terms, abbreviations, lingo, and definitions.
– Search through our database in alphabetical order.
– Search using any keyword.
– Direct email access to us through the application.
– Give us feedback directly through the application.

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