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I just did a 'define:antique' on Google. The general consensus was that Antique meant over 100 years old.

"The US government considers any item over 100 years old to be an antique, whereas most collectors use 50 years as a benchmark.

However, there was one definition that went for 60!

"Area rugs over 60 years of age.

As for relics, you pays yer muny and taks yer chois. Fer instns.

"o an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
"o keepsake: something of sentimental value

but I like this un.

"o Leftover creation of the Ancients. Most are in very bad shape, but a few are mysteriously preserved.

I also had a look for veteran. The result was completely biased to the, mainly, American usage as an ex soldier. Howerver...

"o Veteran - Vehicles built up-to and including December 1904

And they should know. They've been around since 1930!

Hope that throws some confusion on the matter!

All the best,


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