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The Collectors Newsletter #824 -- August 2010
The Collectors Newsletter #824 -- August 2010
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1. Featured Collectors Club
2. Stories From our Readers
3. Antique News
4. Your Classifieds
5. Newly listed items
6. Funny Old Stuff
7. Wanted ads. Can you help?
8. A Vintage Recipe
9. A Vintage Recipe Request from a Reader
10. New On line Merchants
11. Helpful Resources For Collectors
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1) Featured Collectors Club
Highlighting clubs of interest to collectors.
Betty Boop Fan Club
We were organized in April of 1986 with a membership of 45, and since the word has gotten out about us, requests for information and applications have been pouring in from all over the world. We have members in Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and almost every state of the U.S.. It has been a lot of fun to read them and see how many fans Betty has. Our membership numbers over 800 and is growing every day.
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2) We want your stories. Do you have any stories related to your adventures collecting? Share them with us. Put together a few choice words and email them to me at Phil@TIAS.com
Now we can share PHOTOS & VIDEOS!!!
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and maybe the group can help you out.
My mother saved all of my grandmotherís papers. Grandma Ann was quite an accomplished business person for a woman in the 1950ís due to her husband suffering a severe stroke and leaving her with 5 children to support. She always impressed upon us grandchildren to never let a possible learning moment pass and when she shared her ride home from the National Convention of the National Council of Catholic Women (Thursday, November 3, 1960) and was seated next to a humble woman known simply as Mother Theresa she visited as long as she could with her. Grandma Ann had heard her speak that Thursday morning in Nov. 1960 and asked for her autograph. Mother Theresa autographed her 4 page typewritten copy of the speech she gave in Las Vegas as well as her picture that had been included in the program information. She told my Grandma that this was her first trip on an airplane and her first trip to the United States as well! Little did anyone know that this loving, selfless woman would later become a true Saint.
Could you help me to know how I would go about getting something like this appraised? Patti
I have to respond to the thread of the removal of our TV as I was one of the original ones that have never looked back after pitching ours in 1987 or around there. Where do we get our news Gina? How about where do we get everything? The internet! The TV is thought to be the expert on any and everything, this is just not the case except on how to waste your day, not have real relationships & how to become an afraid elderly person! Do you remember how the most coveted news program was busted for lying? Wasn't it Dan Rather? I am sure we don't know the half of it! I can find any late breaking news on anything I want & much quicker & FOR FREE on the web.....I can access a world of knowledge, a world of shopping from my home & I can play games with the world if I so choose! But you want to know what? I don't choose, most of the news is depressing, I don't care to know it, who cares that homosexuals can marry now in California? Delete. Why do I want to fill my day with this dribble? I would rather spend my day doing something more productive with real people & think for MYSELF rather than what hollywood/liberals wants me to think. I have a file cabinet full of published articles of studies done to prove that the TV ruins children's attention span, school academics, contributes to them to being overweight by the continual advertising to eat while sitting etc...you get the idea! But to each his own & we have never regretted the disposal of our TV. But I do have to admit, I do not know who some of todays hottest stars are~~guess I will have to suffer there. Guess I can just read a book!!
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO PHIL@TIAS.COM
We collect interesting stories about collecting. Things like your best find, unusual collections, bizarre collectibles. Anything and everything that is interesting that has to do with collecting. We may publish it here. Send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Antique News
If you want to tell the world about your antiques & collectibles business, auction, club or upcoming event related to the antiques and collectibles trade, you can post it for free at
the #1 listing on Google for "Antique News" Your news release will get published online and will also appear in this newsletter so that 15,000 people can read it. To post a release, go to
Check the latest news headlines about antiques and collectibles at
1. Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd., August
14, 2010 - Estate Treasures Auction - 3:00 PM
2. A scintillation jewelry collection smothered in
pearls, gems and vintage charms!
3. Woody Auction mutli-estate sale slated for
4. Artfact Live! Presents Signature Elvis
Memorabilia Auction from Heritage Galleries
5. COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART HOSTS ART,
DESIGN & ANTIQUES MARKET
6. Artfact Live! July Auction Results Roundup
7. Morphy's to auction Pa. minister's 50-yr.
collection of lanterns, farm/dairy antiques
8. John W. Coker to auction art collection of the
late Dr. Albert Chapman, Eastman Kodak top exec
MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news now at:
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4) Your Classifieds...
Walnut Bed and dresser, American, Circa 1870's
Time Was Antiques Shelley China Specialists
Do you have antiques or collectibles you are just itching to sell? A simple classified ad in this newsletter might just be your answer. Over 15,000 readers subscribe to this newsletter. One of them just might be able to help you out. Place your ad today at:
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5) Newly listed items for your online shopping pleasure for Tuesday August 10, 2010 Stop by and check out today's fresh inventory at:
6) Funny Old Stuff
This is our humor section. These are humorous family stories and comments that are sent in by readers. If you have a submission you would like to share, please send it to email@example.com and we may run it in the next issue.
My youngest granddaughter is 2 1/2. This last April my daughters were taking her to a local rodeo. Gd kept telling her mom that she liked cowboys! They were watching the parade and a friend who was sitting with them with her son kept trying to get her to talk to her. But she just kept hiding behind mom and not speaking to her. Well, a cowboy in the parade stopped ant was talking to grand daughter. She started batting her eyes to him and was talking to him. A 2 1/2 yr old flirting with a cowboy! Well she was walking into the rodeo grounds with mom, dad and auntie, the cowboys were warming up for the first event and she looked at her mom and said '' I love cowboys mom, can I take one home with me?'' The adults looked at each other in shock then her mom told her ''Not until your 30!'' She said '' Ok mom!'' We all had a laugh about that! As they say '' Out of the mouth of babies!'' Margaret
Do you have a funny family story you would like to share? Make someone feel good by sharing it with us. Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may publish it here.
7) Wanted ads. Can you help?
Here are the latest wanted ads from the TIAS Exchange. Can you help someone out?
WANTED: Gerardo Lopez Flatware --Vintage Taxco
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Looking for something? Place a "Wanted" ad in this newsletter. Over 16,000 subscribers will see it. It's easy, go to:
9) A Vintage Recipe
Be sure to check out our vintage recipe archive online at:
Over 1200 wonderful vintage recipes are listed.
In the last issue Becky requested recipes for "Pizza Cookies" we received the following...
11-ounce package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1- 8oz. package of cream cheese
1/2 cup strawberry preserves
Strawberry fruit jerky, cut into 1-inch diameter
1/2 cup shredded white chocolate
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Roll cookie dough into a ball. Roll ball out on a lightly floured surface into a 12 to 14-inch circle. Transfer circle to a baking sheet and bake 10 to 12 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and top with cream cheese and strawberry preserves,and white chocolate. Carol Thomas--Cullman,AL
If you enjoy these vintage recipes, you should buy a vintage cookbook from us. They make great gifts too. Take a look at:
Buy a Vintage Kitchen collectible from us. We've got lots of them here:
10) A vintage recipe request from a reader
As with collectibles, people also have very strong feelings about foods from their past. Sometimes these special recipes get lost. This section is to help people who are looking for lost recipes from their past. If you submit a request, please include the geographical region where you had this recipe.
When I was in college about 50 years ago (or longer) one of my roommates father had a restaurant in New York City. When she went home on week-ends she would bring back a one gallon jar of pizza steak. It was so good to this southern girl. I would love to know how to make it. It was not a thin steak - more like cubed steak. Can you help? Jean
If you can help this reader with this recipe, please forward it to email@example.com . If you have a vintage recipe request send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might just publish it here.
Be sure to check out our vintage kitchen collectibles section online at:
11) New Online Merchants
Be sure to check out all of the fresh inventory offered by these new merchants at TIAS.
Vintage Advertising and Rare Collectibles!Free Shipping on everything in our store!Added to daily so please check back often!
Starling Antiques, your source for exquisite vintage clothing from the Victorian era through the 1970's, jewelry, silver, lace, linens, and household antiques for fine living.
Rare Antiques and Vintage Collectables
Rare Antiques and Vintage Collectibles is an Antiques showroom with Collectibles and Antiques including Porcelain, Glass, Furniture, Hand Carved Marble and Granite, Art Glass, Sevres, Dresden, Samson and Oriental Antiques including Chinese and Japanese Antiques
Therese's Antique Boutique
My inventory ranges from Depression Glass, Porcelain, Jewelry, Tableware, and Teacups. All items are described with the greatest detail. I am passionate about preserving and sharing a part of history and craftsmanship with anyone who is interested.
Jewels And My Girls
Welcome to our store! My girls and I love to collect vintage jewelry and antique items. Our inventory includes glassware, sterling silver and gold, wooden boxes, and our fabulous vintage jewelry! Our inventory changes weekly so please check back.
This year, open your own online Antique & Collectible Shop. If you have one or a few items to sell, try our classifieds at
If you have more than a few items to sell, open your own store at TIAS. It's easy and fun. Over 160,000 customers visit us on an average day. It costs you nothing to get started. Take a look at:
12) Helpful Resources:
1. Find an antiques or collectibles club. Nearly 2000 different clubs listed. Take a look at:
2. What's it worth? Try Kovels' free online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at
3. Make money with your Web site. Join the TIAS.com affiliate program today. Go to
4. Get an online appraisal. For just $9.95 from "What's It Worth To You?"
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