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The Collectors Newsletter #949--April 4th, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #949--April 4th, 2014
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1. More Spring and Easter sales going on now
3. This Week's Stories
4. This Week's Antique News
5. Your Classifieds
6. Newly listed items
7. Funny Old Stuff
8. Wanted ads. Can you help?
9. A Vintage Recipe
10. A Vintage Recipe Request from a Reader
11. New On line Merchants
12. Helpful Resources For Collectors
1. Many more Spring and Easter sales going on now!
When you buy from TIAS.com you are supporting small independent merchants who sincerely appreciate your business.
Your online purchase is also backed by the TIAS.com Trusted Merchant Guarantee.
To view the most recently added items by all TIAS Merchants, please visit:
2. We're always adding new items to our current Pinterest boards. We're working on a Military Items/Militaria board right now! We have over 180 boards dedicated to antiques and collectibles so you might want to stop by to check them out. Here is the link to our Pinterest boards:
Feel free to stop by and check out all of our boards and while you're there, please "follow" us!
Of course you can always go to www.TIAS.com to look for even more Spring and Easter themed items that our merchants are currently offering.
3. This Week's Stories
Every week we post stories and comments from our readers. Send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll publish it in an upcoming newsletter. Did you know that you don't have to have a facebook account to use the links to see the various photos that we mention below? Just copy and paste the link into your browser. However, if you do have a facebook account please "Like" us!
Remember that you can check out our Facebook page for some interesting updates. Here's the link:
If you have photos of items you would like to share you can post them there as well.
Also, everyday, we post a "This Date In History" story, along with an item for sale on
that relates to the event. Check it out!
Check out this story and pictures from Nick in Columbia, Maryland
"I really have three "first" items that led to my collection of antique flags. About 1960 when I was seven or eight years old our neighbor, who worked as a janitor for the Massachusetts town..." Click here to finish reading Nick's story:
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO email@example.com.
If you do, tell us about it and if you have any photos, we'd love to see them! Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can share your story with the rest of our readers.
Thanks to those of you who have been responding! We really enjoy, and appreciate, the feedback!
4. This week's 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 16,000 people can read it. To post a release, go to
1. Byron and Botany - Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctionsí Bibliophile Sale
2. 350 hand-selected lots from four prominent estates will be sold April 5th by Stevens Auction Company
3. Henry Moore Prints Sell For Top Prices At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
4. I.M. Chait March 23 Post-Asia Week Auction in Beverly Hills tops $2.3 million, led by $350K bronze
5. Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with calla lily decor, makes $60,000 at Woody Auction
6. Show Stopping Stones At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
7. Early cars and motorcycles, plus parts and accessories, will headline Preston Evans' May 16-17 sale
8. All In Good Time Vintage and Modern Wristwatches At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
9. Sunburst Snuff Jar made between 1815 and 1830 realizes $57,330 at Heckler's absentee auction #108
10. The Political Satire of The First World War
MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at:
5. Your Classifieds...
Easter Dinner Needs Dishes from Dinnerware Replacements
Time Was Antiques English Royalty Items Specialists
Easter Calvin Klein New/Discontinued Dinnerware
Peggy Karr Glass Bunny Tray
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 16,000 readers subscribe to this newsletter. One of them just might be able to help you out. Place your ad today at:
Want to know what our advertisers think? Check out the testimonials at:
6. Newly listed items for your online shopping pleasure. Stop by and check out today's fresh inventory at:
7. Funny stories
Do you have a funny story you would like to share? These stories can bring a smile to someone's face and in this day and age, can't we all use a smile? Make someone feel good by sharing it with us. Send it to email@example.com and we may publish it here. Here's one from one of our readers:
In the 1980s, when my kids were small, we were on a tight budget. One day my husband and I saw the neatest little statue by Normal Rockwell, called "Baby's First Steps". After having ... please visit our FaceBook page to continue reading by going here:
8. Wanted ads. Can you help?
Here are the latest wanted ads from the TIAS Exchange. Can you help someone out?
WANTED: Expert Broker Seeks Tiffany Lamps To Sell For Owners
WANTED: OBER Lathe N0 1
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.
Two weeks ago, a reader was looking for a fluffly dumpling recipe. Here's another suggestion for our reader:
"For the person who was trying to replicate her grandmother's dumplings, you might suggest to her that she pick up a package of matzoh meal (readily available this time of year) in the grocery store. On the back of the box is a recipe for those fluffy matzoh balls (dumplings). Good luck" ... Robbin, Dayton, OH
Last week a reader asked for a good (vintage) recipe for Sloppy Joes. We had a number of responses, and hopefully one of these two recipes will bring back memories for Jennie from CA. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit their recipes!
From Merlene in MN:
1 pound ground beef
1/2 c chopped onion
1 T shortening
1 can condensed Chicken Gumbo Soup
2 T ketchup
1 T prepared mustard
6 buns, split and toasted
Brown beef and onion in shortening; drain. Add soup and seasonings; simmer 5 to 10 minutes to blend flavors. Stir often. Serve on buns.
From Sherry F:
1 # ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 small can tomato sauce
Ketchup measured in tomato sauce can
1/2 - 1 tsp. celery seed, to taste
1 TBsp. vinegar
1 TBsp. sugar, or to taste
1 Tbsp. Worchestershire sauce
Brown ground beef, onion & green pepper in skillet. Add rest of ingredients & mix well. Turn heat to medium-low & simmer for 1/2 hour. Taste for seasonings & adjust to your liking. Simmer until sauce is thick.
10. A vintage recipe request from a reader:
This week we a request for an Easter-related recipes:
-from Alice in Venice, FL: When I lived in MI, I had a neighbor who made a ham glaze with Vernors (a local gingerale) and other ingredients. Anyone from that area have a recipe?
If you can help this reader with this recipe, please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 tasted the recipe.
If you have a vintage recipe request send it to email@example.com 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 that just opened a store at TIAS.com. and please don't forget the rest of our merchants. Your support goes a long way in helping our merchants.
Coins and Collectibles
Specializes in collectible coins and memorabilia. Prices are realistic and market related.
Each piece is chosen with the greatest of care and attention to details. We love art and beautiful objects, this makes us highly respected in the antiques market.
Willows and Magnolias
Our store specializes in unique antique and vintage estate finds. We offer a 7 day money back guarantee and accept Paypal.
From the Past Antiques
Welcome, please browse some. I'm based in history rich Southern New England and attend many interested buying sources as possible for variety and your shopping pleasure. I always try to describe and picture honestly and price for good value.
In our store we carry range of Antiques, Paintings, Collectibles, Furniture, Jewelry and Persian and Chinese Rugs. Dealers are welcome. Antiques-Furniture-Persian Rugs-Estates-Liquidations Bought and Sold.
All Things Country
Welcome to All Things Country I specialize in glassware, books, linens, jewelry and much more. I enjoy selling antique and collectibles. I attend many estate sales in our area and find unique treasures for my shop. FREE U.S. SHIPPING.
Jade of LIfe
Our quality is recognized and we have quality assurance card. All items are authentic, natural pearls. You can feel confident buying from us. We also sell Jade, Shoushan stone, wood, porcelain, folk arts and crafts.
Baubles and Bling
My inventory consists of vintage costume jewelry from the 40's, 50's, and 60's as well as contemporary jewelry. I carry such designers as DeLizza & Elster, Florenza, Schreiner of New York and many others.
Estate Jewelry & Collectables
Welcome to our inner sanctum, browse our many items that will capture your intrigue. The beauty that vintage items hold is the rarity and exclusivity, as well as the fact they will only increase in value over time.
Specializing in American furniture, 1810 - 1845, we also offer period lighting, appropriate decorative accessories and 19th - 21st century fine art, as well as furniture restoration and conservation services.
113 Main St. Antiques
We deal in everything from venerable to vintage. Decorative, architectural, furniture, collectibles and occasionally unique new items.
Specializing in Victorian/Edwardian era art & ephemera, period frames,scraps & ornaments. Yard Longs, Paul de Longpre, Helena Maguire, Victorian Cats, Animals & Victorian Florals. Hand picked paper pretties for the discerning collector.
12. Helpful Resources:
a) Find an antiques or collectibles club. Nearly 2000 different clubs listed. Take a look at:
b) What's it worth? Try Kovels' free online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at
c) Make money with your Web site. Join the TIAS.com affiliate program today. Go to
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