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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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Ring-A-Ding-Ding, A Spy's Phone

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I'm a fan of FX's The Americans. So I was thrilled when I spotted the mod round brown Sculptura phone aka "the doughnut telephone" in the Jennings' master bedroom. I like to spot the vintage in TV ...
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What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies?

What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies? | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
In July of 1999, I traveled with my family to Tenby, Wales. The town is said to be picturesque, but I have no memory of its scenery—except for a small toy store we passed on our drive in. As soon as we settled into our hotel, my sister and I...
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Windows into the Past

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Visit to see the collection of old Chicago postcards

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A collection of vintage postcards of Chicago.

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Collecting Vintage Glamour Girl Photos

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Some collectors want "real" signatures on vintage glamour girl photographs, but I just ask myself, "How much do I love looking at thee?".
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I've Never Been There, But It Looks Nice: Collecting Travel Ephemera

I've Never Been There, But It Looks Nice: Collecting Travel Ephemera | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A day without kids, just $20 to spend -- what should we do? Well, there's an auction in town... For just $5 of that $20 I get me a nice old box of ephe
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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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Identifying The Age Of Vintage Lingerie: Using Labels & Dating Resources

Identifying The Age Of Vintage Lingerie: Using Labels & Dating Resources | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Garment Labels & How To Use Them


These are the primary labels, components and/or label information to guide you.
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A Beginner's Guide To Flatware

A Beginner's Guide To Flatware | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Just a few weeks ago, my husband and I were working in the antique shop when a woman came in and asked about a vintage set of flatware. With the holidays coming she wanted a pretty set for her family gatherings....
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Evening in Paris With Tootie

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A couple of weeks ago I went to a small town museum sale where i got a few things. I got an old curvfit women's razor the advertisement caught my eye! When I opened it up and saw more ads I knew it...
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Why Collect?

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Not only is is obvious (and lame) to say that the reasons for collecting are as varied as the collections themselves, but I've already discussed that the m
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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

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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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Postcard Collecting 101

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Postcard collecting is an enjoyable and affordable hobby, but you must know how to date them and understand their values. This guide will get you on the right track!

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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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Antique & Vintage Educational Dolls

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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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Vintage Powder Room: Mannings Stocking Box

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LA Magazine Vintage Powder Room: Mannings Stocking Box LA Magazine However, at $20 it was an inexpensive opportunity to broaden my collection in a meaningful way—meaningful, because I believe that the social evolution of modern women can be charted...

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Portraits By The Pound

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In this week's Dakota Death Trip update, I posted a photo of a girl who looks much too sad to be wearing satin.   When I flipped the photo over, the back has a big rubber stamp mark from the photo ...
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Collecting vintage photographs of children!


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This article has fabulous info on the female photographers which took these children's portraits!

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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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My husband & his history website make the Fargo newspaper!

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EBay Says "Win Big With Collectibles"

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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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Ten Reels Of Explosives

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My research regarding this photo probably got me put on a half dozen watch lists, thanks to early film technology.  Here's Kay Johnson to explain, from the September 1930 issue of Screen Romances: ...
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Furniture porn: Hugh Miller’s folded record bureau

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Created by U.K. furniture designer Hugh Miller, this stunning record bureau gives you a place to store your vinyl collection, and also a place to play it.
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A special place in his heart for nostaglia -- and fear

A special place in his heart for nostaglia -- and fear | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Jacksonville man's love for collectibles and horror films, will be reflected in weekend events.

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Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was

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What if one of the most important street photographers of the 20th century was a 1950s children’s nanny who kept herself to herself and never showed a single one of her photographs to anyone?

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What a great add to any ephemera collection.

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Positive Things You May Have Missed At EBay

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I know that many of us who regularly hunt for collectibles at eBay are likely to start with our "My EBay Page" or a bookmarked link to one of our favorite category pages, and as a result we often n...
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Auctions spark Olympic Museum manager’s passion for history

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Like many museum professionals, Lake Placid Olympic Museum director Alison Haas fell in love with the U.S. version of the "Antiques Roadshow" television program when it first aired on PBS in 1997.

A 1996 graduate of the Potsdam High School, Haas was studying art history at the time at St. Lawrence University in Canton.

"On Saturday mornings, I would wake up while all my other friends were sleeping in, and I would go to auctions," Haas said. "And I became obsessed with objects."

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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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