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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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Black Americana 1950s Pie Vent / Crimper

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very rare pie crimper from the 40s or 50s this one is so cute its a must have to all if you have any questions pls ask and gl and happy bidding
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The Growing Global Appeal of Russian Antiques

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Faberge expert Geza Von Habsburg predicted that the Russian antique market had reached its summit in 2009. Yet in 2012, more record-breaking sales took place, and a $20.2 million turnover was made during the Russian Art Week in London that year.

 

These spring months promise to be another interesting season for the Russian antique market.

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Jennifer Aniston ‘enjoys antique spree’

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have reportedly been visiting antique emporiums around Los Angeles as they kit out their new mansion with furniture...

 

"One of the most expensive items was an 18th-century mahogany rocking chair, which cost in the region of $1 million," a source told UK magazine Grazia. "It was apparently used by Founding Father Benjamin Franklin."

 

The insider reports that Jennifer fell in love with a $300,000 Georgian bookcase. Her fiancé 41-year-old actor Justin is also said to have grown fond of antiques, with his buys reflecting a more personal meaning.

 

"Justin's favourite piece was a longcase Tompion English clock from the 1660s, which was said to have been used by British royalty. He recalled his grandfather having a similar one and wanted something like it," an insider explained. "They're both extremely happy with all they've purchased, but they haven't finished yet. The house is going to be crammed with history by the time they are done."

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Papa Bear Chair & Ottoman

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Papa Bear Chair & Ottoman, Danish Mid Century Modern, It is contemporary reproduction of the chair originally designed by Hans Wegner in

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Furniture Detective: Managing organic threats to antique furniture | Antique Trader

Furniture Detective: Managing organic threats to antique furniture | Antique Trader | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Are you properly defending your antique furniture against organic damage? Be it insects, pets or people, all require some safeguarding when it comes to furniture...

 

There are a lot of things in the world that are good for your older and antique furniture: controlled temperature and humidity, regular cleaning, careful use and loving attention. But there are also a lot of things out there that are bad for your furniture: flood water, excess light, inappropriate polishes and fire.

 

But there is yet another classification of harmful elements that you must be aware of: the organic kind. And other than you, there are no organic creatures that are beneficial to antique furniture and some are downright destructive.

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Kate Middleton Goes Antique Shopping

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Kate Middleton is in full nesting mode! With her July due date fast approaching, the six-months-pregnant Duchess of Cambridge is busy setting up house for herself and Prince William-- and it seems she's looking for something old to go with the something new they'll soon welcome into the world. On Saturday, April 13, the mom-to-be was spotted antique shopping in Fakenham, Norfolk, near Anmer Hall, the country home where she and her royal family will one day reside.

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Vintage Chic Saks Fifth Avenue Cosmetic Overnight Train Case with Cosmetic Containers

Vintage Chic Saks Fifth Avenue Cosmetic Overnight Train Case with Cosmetic Containers | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

The case is in what looks like a beige patent leather with a scarlet interior - there are plastics cosmetic contains inside - one is a tall spray atomizer-type, a soap container, a round jar for creams or powder & a tall container for liquids - they are held in place by bands of beige & scarlet which are very handy - although it photographed blurry, there is a nice clear rectangular mirror behind the bottles - there is an elasticized leatherette pocket in back to slip things into & to store a few smaller items

The lock on the case is a push-button type - i am sure at one time there was a key as there is a keyhole but the case did not come with a key - a rounded carrying handle with gold metal hardware - there is large gold hardware on the back of the case - measurements are 10” across 8-½” high 5” deep - saddle stitching around both sides.

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A Passion For Vintage Vandermere Lingerie By Olga

A Passion For Vintage Vandermere Lingerie By Olga | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Is it Olga, or is it Vandermere? It's both!

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Ingersoll Enamel Alarm Clock

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Vintage enamel Ingersoll alarm/ travel clock In a lovely duck egg blue shade Measures 4 x 3 3/4 Circa 1950 Appears to be in good

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Pair of Vintage Watermelon Grasshopper Salt and Pepper Shakers - The Vintage Village

Pair of Vintage Watermelon Grasshopper Salt and Pepper Shakers - The Vintage Village | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
For more information, visit https://www.etsy.com/listing/129607602/pair-of-vintage-watermelon-grasshopper? at Endless Collectabilities.

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Paul McCobb // Bench

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Very cool and rarely seen 3-pc modular storage unit/bench by Paul McCobb for Winchendon. Part of the Planner Group line. This set is comprised of

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Vintage Cat Eye Eyeglasses

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Very elegant pair of black horn rim cats eye frame. They are in very good used condition. Very nice frames. Clean hinges. Some of the little

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Do Pistol-Packin’ Mamas Raise Rifle-Using Daughters?

Do Pistol-Packin’ Mamas Raise Rifle-Using Daughters? | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Another one of the Dolly Toy Company pinups, this one featuring a gun-toting toddler defending the stagecoach. OK, so many she’s not a toddler. …But then again, maybe the little girl is...
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Cleaning and Storage Tips for your Vintage Handbags

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A dodo bone and other scientific oddities hit the auction block

A dodo bone and other scientific oddities hit the auction block | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Christie’s estimates that the bone of a dodo and the fossilized egg of an elephant bird will fetch up to $22,000 and $45,000, respectively, when they hit the auction block as part of its biannual Travel, Science and Natural History sale.

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A total of 265 lots in this auction.

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Cupboard

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Frankfurt Kitchen, Cupboard Foreign bidders are welcome. We offer international shipping for most of our objects. Please do not hesitate to

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I'm not sure if this is true vintage or repurposed (the seller does not say; I'd bet on the latter), but it is lovely!
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Vintage Mermaid Figurine

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Very unusual figurine. Only markings on her is the word "Japan" on her under side. Sorry that is all I have ever know about her. Very detailed painting of the face. Thanks for stopping in and as always HAPPY BIDDING!
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If you like the thrill of an auction......you'll love this one!

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A Chinese Ming Vase is up for auction. The bidding opens at a half-million Euro. Bidding is brisk and each bidder is clearly identified as each raises the bid by 100,000 Euro. (The exchange rate at auction time was 1 Euro = $1.43.) Within seconds, the bidding stalls at one million Euros, and the gasp from the crowd identifies the excitement that prevails in the room. The successful bidder is the last one who bid one million, and the auctioneer counts down the bid, "Going once, going twice, and sold to the gentleman sitting in front of me for one million Euros."  Now, you are going to have to see the video for yourself. The auctioneer is exuberant. The pace is fast. This is how an auction should be run. Note the excitement on the auctioneer's face after the final bid.
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Think Spring, Think Vintage Pottery & Ceramics

Think Spring, Think Vintage Pottery & Ceramics | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

At Antiques On Broadway, we have lots of pretty antique and vintage pottery pieces which are sure to brighten your home. There are antique crocks, unique stoneware kitchenalia, fancy tea cups for warming up with a spot of tea, and ceramic pieces with the florals and greens we are so anxious to see!

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Grandpa's doorbell

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Abandoned places/ Antiques

Abandoned places/ Antiques | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Ai turma do Face, criei uma pagina que acho que alguns vao gostar do conteúdo!!

Optei por colocar...

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Mikks Slot Car Motor Speedway

A 15 year long project!

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More info here: http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/1byf06/my_dad_has_been_working_on_this_slot_car_track/

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Vicky Victory Hair Pins

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Victory Hair Pins. Gift of Rhoda L. and Roger M. Berkowitz, The National WWII Museum

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Vintage Art Nouveau style key hole escutcheon with drawer pull handles.

Vintage Art Nouveau style key hole escutcheon with drawer pull handles. | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

This metal key hole escutcheon, drawer pull handles was made in Europe.
Escutcheon has original Art Nouveau style decor, it made of metal alloy brass finished.

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Old Hubley toy cap gun! GIN BONUS!!!! 2 guns

Old Hubley toy cap gun! GIN BONUS!!!! 2 guns | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
This is an Antique Hubley cap gun i purchased at an antique store years ago. It is of the first cap guns ever made.It is in amazingly great shape, fully functional with great detail and a good weight to it.
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