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Purists consider an antique to be at least 100 years old, but in more recent times "antique" has been used to describe items as young as 50-75 years old. Another way that has been used to define an antique is by generations, e.g. 80 years would equal two generations, hence make an item an antique.

Note: According to US Customs/Tariff Schedule, for taxation purposes, an antique is 100 years old.

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