A common saying exists that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Collectors of vintage items often have this in mind as they go around searching for old discarded items ranging from cars, furniture, coins and even clothes. Collecting such items is fast gaining traction with famous personalities such as author Michael Zomber also involving themselves in the activity..
The collection of these vintage items has become so common to an extent that it has even been documented in films. These include Bargain Hunt, Flog It and the Antiques Roadshow, which has been aired for almost four decades. It features vintage evaluators travelling to various parts of the United Kingdom and beyond to highlight the various antique items owned by people living in those regions. These shows have shed a lot of light on the issue and made many people change their perceptions about old items. Others have taken this up with gusto and are even using it as a source of income through buying and selling of the vintage objects.
Important Notes about Michael Zomber
Michael is a notable author, vintage items collector, filmmaker and humanitarian. The Washington native was brought up in the cities of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and interacted with people from different cultures, which aroused his interest in the arts. He has been a collector, mainly of vintage arms for over forty years. This has made him an arms expert, with concentration on Japanese Samurai swords.
Mr. Zomber is also a peace advocate, which is ascribed to his extensive knowledge about arms and conflict. His close association with weapons has made him have first-hand information about the terrors and vainness of armed conflict. His resolute support for nonviolent co-existence has made him take part in peace-making initiatives initiated by organizations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International.
Michael attended the University of Illinois for his Bachelors’ degree in English Literature and Psychology. Thereafter, he attended the University of California Los Angeles for a Masters degree in English Literature.