800px-ernst_ludwig_von_hessen_1905_foto_jacob_hilsdorfAntiquarian (from latin: «Antiquarius» – one who belongs to the past) – a person who collects and studies antiquities or things from the past. This term is used for those who study history with special attention to antiques, archeological and historical sights. Antiques fans buy items for personal use, for a gift, for an investment or as a profit.