An antique (Latin: antiquus; "old", "ancient") is an old collectable item. It is collected or desirable because of its age, beauty, rarity, condition, utility, personal emotional connection, and/or other unique features. It is an object that represents a previous era or time period in human society.It is common practice to define "antique" as applying to objects at least 80-100 years old.
Antiques are usually objects that show some degree of craftsmanship—or a certain attention to design. They are bought at antique shops, estate sales, auction houses, online auctions, and other venues, or estate inherited.