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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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Staley Mfg Advg. Booklet Childrens Parties © 1935 Valentine Christmas Halloween etc.

Staley Mfg Advg. Booklet Childrens Parties © 1935 Valentine Christmas Halloween etc. | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Here is a delightful little booklet, originally only one quarter, put out by the Staley Mfg. Co. of Decatur, Illinois. Great graphics! It has
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The Halloween Tradition Of Romantic Tricks & Treats

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Halloween was once steeped in the tradition of belief that the veil between this world and the next was thinnest at this time of year and so was considered a time when fortunes could be best told. ...
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I also wrote an in-depth article on Halloween doll history for the Dolls By Diane newsletter; if you aren't a subscriber, and would like to read it, I can get you a copy :)

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I also wrote an in-depth article on Halloween doll history for the Dolls By Diane newsletter; if you aren't a subscriber, and would like to read it, I can get you a copy :)

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Postcard & Holiday History

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Perhaps it comes as no surprise, but the evolution of the postcard contains many advances that took place during peak holiday seasons.The history of postcards begins with calling or visiting cards, cards...
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A history of postcards

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Antique & Vintage Halloween Postcards

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Halloween & Other Collectibles Articles For October

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I've been busy with articles again this month...


I also write regularly for the Dolls By Diane newsletter. This month it was all about wax dolls — from their history to some spook-tacular antique wax dolls, including 17th century wax anatomical models (like those by Anna Morandi Manzolini) and effigy dolls

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Vintage cardboard halloween devil nut cup

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Vintage cardboard halloween devil nut cup made by the Dolly Toy Co, Tipp City, Ohio, circa 1950’s.


Dolly Toy Company history here.


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Antique Witch Costume Brings Big Bucks, Some Assembly Required

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This antique Butterick pattern for a witch costume dating to 1898 recently sold for $199.99. Images from the seller, wiskeycowboy. See Also – Sewing Pattern History: Part One, Part Two, Part ...
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Collecting Halloween: The history of Halloween postcards and costumes

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Delve into the history of two popular Halloween collectibles with Deanna as she explores antique and vintage postcards and the origination of the Halloween costume as we know it today.
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My latest column at Collector Perspectives.

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With the Real Frankenstein Please Stand Up?

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A quiz in Movie Life magazine, 1973. (But you know it's about the monsters, not Dr. Frankenstein, right?)

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Vintage Political Trick Or Treat

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The Mondale-Ferraro campaign used the Halloween “Trick Or Treat” theme to get some votes in the bag.

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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