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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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13 Gift Ideas For Collectors

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What Can You Give The Collectors In Your Life This Holiday? We collectors often think we are easy to shop for. But the truth is, it's not so easy. While each collector knows their collections very well,...
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Antique Photo Bell Telephone Truck and Crew

Antique Photo Bell Telephone Truck and Crew | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
ETSY ITEM FROM NO EGRETS ANTIQUES No Egrets Antiques Is Pleased to Present Treasures - Antique to Near New - Yesteryears Discards, Now
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Serving Up A Rustic Primitive Thanksgiving With Stoneware Bowls

Serving Up A Rustic Primitive Thanksgiving With Stoneware Bowls | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
While other holidays are more festivals of lights, glitter, and vibrant colors, Thanksgiving for me has always been about the simple, rustic look. (And the food, of course!) But there’s just something...
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Categorizing & Organizing Collectibles: The Quandry Of Ephemera

Categorizing & Organizing Collectibles: The Quandry Of Ephemera | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Photographer Alex Waterhouse-Hayward's post has me thinking... He writes: The biggest worry in my mind these days as I toss and turn in bed the waning days of the year has been what to do with 13, ...

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In His Basement, the Bowery

In His Basement, the Bowery | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

ollecA self-appointed guardian of the neighborhood’s vanishing history turns his home into a museum.

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What collector doesn't want to do this!

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Fair Oaks Antiques — Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more...

Fair Oaks Antiques — Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more... | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Our latest display at Exit 55 Antiques - for more info on the antique French church altar candelabra, go here.
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Out Antique Hunting, Its Not Just The Things We Buy

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Out Antique Hunting; It's Not Just The Things We Buy, it's the memories we make getting them. We were on a mission to study Asian furnishings from the post war era and had some shops in mind that m...
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Signs From Antique Wooden Shingles

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On a barn pick, I got a rather large box of antique wooden roof shingles. Since there are times one just has to put the piles of supplies to use, I began making a series of classic signs, such as "...
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Antique & Vintage Educational Dolls

Antique & Vintage Educational Dolls | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Just finished my doll articles for the Dolls By Diane newsletter. This time, I write about a large doll I literally was shocked to find -- Slumped like that on the floor, I thought she was a person...
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Tintype Male Duo

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Yes, I know two men together doesn't = gay. But wth, I like this serenade on the grass scene.

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Oldest known Irish manuscript to be exhibited publicly

Oldest known  Irish manuscript to be exhibited publicly | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Item will be shown for the first time in 2016 after Trinity College secures funding

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Happy Birthday, There's a Corpse in Your Cake!

Happy Birthday, There's a Corpse in Your Cake! | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Last week I came across a photograph of an item that was, at one time, available for purchase on Etsy. A small, metal viewing coffin with the unnerving inscription, "Don't talk so much." From the v...
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About Frozen Charlottes & Charlie dolls.

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This Is The Earliest Born Person Ever Photographed

This Is The Earliest Born Person Ever Photographed | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Feast your eyes on Conrad Hayer, a New England-dwelling vet of the American Revolution who, at 103 years old, decided to take advantage of a good old fashioned photo op.

(Collections of Maine Historical Society)

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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
In 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two,

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Dakota Death Trip History Blog

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Derek Dahlsad, the hubby half of Fair Oaks Antiques / We Have Your Collectibles, was just featured in today's Fargo Forum -- on the front page, no less! The article features Derek's Dakota Death Tr...
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My husband & his history website make the Fargo newspaper!

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EBay Says "Win Big With Collectibles"

EBay Says "Win Big With Collectibles" | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Among the steps eBay is taking to try to bring back their antiques and collectibles presence, is a new series of Collector Events: Discover another world of shopping -- with items from around the w...
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Polly Dolly (Or, Of Boys & Dolls)

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In 1972, the Ms. Foundation for Women produced Free to Be… You and Me, an illustrated book and record album set. Initiated by Marlo Thomas, the mission of the Free to Be… You and Me project was to provide healthy messages refuting and rejecting gender stereotypes while encouraging the positive and empowering post-1960s ideas of gender equality, individuality, comfort with one’s identity, and tolerance. Using her celebrity clout, Marlo Thomas got a number of her celebrity friends to create, write, and perform the modern day lessons to children in song and story form. No doubt the hope was that the parents and other adults in children’s lives were listening — and learning — too.

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Remember "William Wants A Doll"? I do.


Plus, the story of my dad's doll.

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Sweet Antique Candy Boxes

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Valentine's Day wouldn't be Valentine's Day without the proverbial box of chocolates! These two boxes are pretty examples of sweet antique advertising ephemera. The first box marked "Overhauser's o...
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Antique / Vintage Mechanical Valentine - Looks a Bit Like Campbell Soup Kids

Vintage Valentine's Day card, mechanical,made by Carrington. (Marked with a 'G' in tree logo.) More info here:http://www.inherited-values.com/2014/02/sweet-little-girls-looking-for-love-at-the-opera-antique-valentine-card/ .

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Fair Oaks Antiques — A lovely antique “Grape Vine” print celebrating...

Fair Oaks Antiques — A lovely antique “Grape Vine” print celebrating... | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A lovely antique “Grape Vine” print celebrating wine. (Sure looks like a goddess… But definitely a lady who knows her way around a glass of wine — like the ladies on TV’s Cougar Town!) Framed in...
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Antique Venetian Glass Chandelier

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This is one of our latest -- and grandest finds: An antique venetian glass chandelier. This antique fixture is entirely glass (not acrylic), including the arms, the original clear crystal prism dro...
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How to Collect Quilts: Romantic Home Decorating Ideas

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Collect Quilts: If you are lucky enough to have inherited a handmade quilt from your grandmother or anyone from your family tree, then you already know the sentimental value attached to it.

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Porsche's First Car Found After Being Left In A Shed For 112 Years

Porsche's First Car Found After Being Left In A Shed For 112 Years | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
The first Porsche ever built has been untouched since 1902. Officially called the Egger-Lohner C.2 Phaeton, this electric car from 1898 has 'P1' engraved onto all of the key components standing for Porsche 1, done by the then 23-years old Ferdinand Porsche himself.

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Erotic tiles to go on show at Museum of London for Valentine's Day special

Erotic tiles to go on show at Museum of London for Valentine's Day special | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

For one night only next month, amorous visitors to the Museum of London will have the chance to see the steamy side of the 18th century.


A series of erotic tiles, detailing various sexual positions and even spanking, will go on display for the first time at a late-night Valentine’s Day event at the site in the heart of the City.


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Remember When You Doodled In Your Textbooks II

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sylvanus-urban: “ William Ellis His Book of Arithmetick The Six and Twentieth Day of January Annoq Dom MDCCXXIX “ Georgian arithmetic books were more than a record of work. Among the pages of...
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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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