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The Collectors Newsletter #961--June 30, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #961--June 30, 2014
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1. Summer Specials and Sales at TIAS.com!
3. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help
4. This Week's Antique News
5. Your Classifieds
6. Newly listed items
7. A Vintage Recipe
8. Vintage Recipe Requests from Readers
9. New On line Merchants
10. Funny Old Stuff
11. Helpful Resources For Collectors
12. Come sell with TIAS.com!
1. Summer Sales and other Specials going on now at TIAS.com! Many sellers offering discounts and free shipping.
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. The Fourth of July is almost here! See what we've pinned for you here:
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!
Be sure to check out the board for July Birthstones - Rubies!! Some beautiful things displayed on this page:
Of course you can always go to
to look over all the various items that our merchants are currently offering.
3. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help
Every week we post stories and comments from our readers. Send your story to email@example.com and we'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!
One of our readers sent this in. There are no markings on the bottom. Any idea of the history/time frame for these? "I am attaching a photo of some [sectioned plates] that I have with teacups to match. I think they are Japanese sushi plates. They are very interesting to me because there is a spot to put a cigarette right on the plate. Please help me if you know anything about this or can direct me to someone who can tell me about them. I have 8 place settings. Amanda W" Go to our FaceBook page here:
to view the image Amanda provided and see the comments.
"A.L." from the Netherlands sent us these pictures and would like to know if our readers can help identify and value this pin. A.L. says it is made of gold coins and 1849 is on the 1 dollar coins. To see the images and to comment, please visit
Ryan E. sent this email: "I was wanting to know the history and value of this lighter.
It was from my grandfathers farm in Nebraska. It was some of his stuff that he left to the grandchildren. I know that my great grandparents used to host people traveling through on the railroad in Sidney, NE." You can view the pictures here:
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a story you'd like to share, tell us about it and if you have any photos, we'd love to see them! Send us an email to email@example.com 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. Clayton Moore's Iconic Lone Ranger Outfit Stars in Big July 12 Western Auction in Texas
2. Items from the estate of the late Paul "Billy" Eubanks will be sold in Panama City, Fla. July 26
3. The world’s largest tennis memorabilia exhibition
4. The Artist and the Jeweller
5. Pens For The Collector At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
6. ‘Painting with scissors’ Matisse’s rare Jazz print series at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
7. Powerful Lineup of Pop Culture Memorabilia and Americana in Hake’s July 15-17 Auction
8. John Moran Auctioneers’ Spring Jewelry and Luxury Auction Dazzles Buyers, Delights Sellers
9. Specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates (1973-1976) realizes $16,520 at auction
10. Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Group Expected To Realise £200,000-250,000 In Morton & Eden Auctio
11. Aladdin Antique Lamps To Light Indianapolis
12. Rago Auctions Hosts Amy Herman Benefit, Puppies Behind Bars on July 15
13. The contents of Walter Place, a spectacular antebellum home in Holly Springs, Miss., will be sold
14. Chippendale Chairs Sell For £52,800 At Roseberys London
15. Rare Archive of 13th Century Knights Templar Charters and Deeds goes under the hammer
MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at:
5. Your Classifieds...
Newest classifieds are listed here:
Vintage China in Several Makers at Dinnerware Replacements
Collectibles Sale at Tennessee Antique Shack
Spode from Dinnerware Replacements
25% off anything in the store on orders $50 or more at Neema's Curios
Treasured Sentiments Music Jewelry Box - Roses
Antique Biscuit Jar
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:
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6. Newly listed items for your online shopping pleasure. Stop by and check out today's fresh inventory at:
7. A Vintage Recipe
Be sure to check out our vintage recipe archive online at:
Over 1200 wonderful vintage recipes are listed.
Marc S. wanted to share this recipe, saying, "With a glass of white wine, you will be thrilled with this dish."
PROVENCE INSPIRED OMELETTE
DISH SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR FOUR TO SIX
TWO EGGS PER PERSON
SAUTÉE YOUR CHOICE OF ONIONS, RED/ORANGE PEPPERS, MUSHROOMS (GOURMET SELECTION) IN SWEET BUTTER AND EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL. USE YOUR IMAGINATION AND USE WHATEVER OTHER INGRIDIENTS INSPIRE YOU. USE GARLIC, MINCED, IF YOU WANT THE ADDED FLAVOR.
BE SURE TO USE A FRYING PAN, WHICH WILL ALLOW YOU TO MOUND THE DISH AS YOU COOK.NOT TOO LARGE. SET YOUR OVEN TO BROIL.
WHEN THE MIXTURE OF VEGTABLES GIVES A SAVORY AROMA, MIX IN THE WELL WISKED EGGS. BE SURE TO ADD PEPPER AND SALT TO TASTE BEFORE YOU ADD THE EGGS. SET THE BURNER TO MEDIUM HIGH AFTER THE VEGTABLE MIXTURE IS READY. POUR IN YOUR EGGS AND, USING A FOLK, CONTINUE TO WORK EGGS TO ASSURE A MOUND EFFECT BUT DON’T OVER COOK THE EGGS. EGGS SHOULD LOOK LIKE THE ALPS. TAKE THE PAN OFF THE BURNER AND GENEROUSLY ADD BOURSIN CHEESE (HERBS AND GARLIC) OVER THE ENTIRE DISH.DON’T BE STINGY.
PLACE THE PAN UNDER THE BROILER AND CLOSELY WATCH AS EGGS BROWN TO A GOLDEN COLOR. IF THE EGGS WERE MOIST WHEN YOU PLACED THE PAN UNDER THE BROILER, THEY SHOULD FINISH COOKING IN THE OVEN.
SERVE A GENEROUS PORTION TO EACH GUEST WITH CRISP BACON AND TOASTED FRENCH BREAD. SALSA IS A GOOD ACCOMPANIMENT. OF COURSE, SERVE A GOOD FRENCH CHARDONAY. BON APPÉTIT!!
MARC K. S."
Susan O. had requested a Chicken/Rice/Vermicelli Pilaf recipe, and quite a few readers responded. Susan writes: "I would like to thank you for posting my request for the Chicken and Rice/Vermicelli Pilaf recipe. I'd like to also say I am grateful for the replies it solicited. One person recommended checking the Rice-A-Roni website for similar recipes (good advice, I had not thought of that and have begun to search). And in the newsletter I received today, Susan N offered a couple of recipes I might try combining. They sound good, and I will certainly experiment. Many thanks to all of you for taking the time to help with this search. Best wishes, Susan O."
*Note - the recipes are submitted by fellow Collectors Newsletter readers and are not checked for accuracy or tested by the TIAS staff. Keep in mind that many of these recipes were created at a time when there were no worries about such things as raw eggs, for example - so modern kitchen safety should prevail.
8. 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.
Two weeks ago we started a discussion about foods created by family members that we either loved or hated when we were kids - foods probably never found in any cookbooks. We posted a couple of replies last week. Here are two more:
Glenda E. writes: "Reading the responses to favorite foods brought back memories. My Mom and I made bread and milk (sometimes with a little sugar) our evening meal often. Cornbread worked great too. The pigs feet snack reminded me of my Aunt giving me a boiled chicken foot to gnaw on. I don't think it was anywhere close to being a "favorite"."
and Margaret M. writes: "It wasn't the vanilla pudding for me...but the pureed apricots. My Mother actually had a grown-up recipe that called for jars of Gerber baby apricots. The other reader is right...once they "healtified" them-they lost a grown up customer with an adult sized appetite for their apricots. Margaret, Menomonie, WI"
If you have a vintage recipe request send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might just publish it here.
TIAS.com merchants have well over 4,000 cookbooks for sale! You can see them here:
Be sure to check out our vintage kitchen collectibles section online at:
9. 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.
Welcome to Brownstead Antiques! From humble beginnings in upstate New York in an old green barn to the vast expanse of the internet, we bring you an eclectic selection of fine primitive treasures. Second generation antique dealer.
Classic Cameras & More
Welcome to Classic Cameras & More-place where you can find vintage film cameras and other collectables. We are buying & selling classic cameras for over 20 years and we are committed to providing excellent customer service on our online store.
Laura's Antiques and Collectibles
Our store is dedicated to finding interesting antiques and collectibles that others will enjoy! Come browse our inventory of glassware, paperweights, salt and pepper shakers, art glass, and other collectibles.
Bill's Vintage Treasures
Vintage and Antiques Collectibles for All. You will find an array of vintage items spanning many collections.
Doe Run Antiques & Collectibles
Welcome to our place on the web! We've been dealers for over 25 years and we have many satisfied customers. We currently offer Early American Pottery, Glass and other Unique Antiques and Collectibles.
My Ricka's Attic
From bisque dolls to Princess Diana dolls, you can find here. We have items from Africa, Asia, Germany, Russia and from right here at home. Come, browse, and choose something to add to your collection.
We have a wide variety of collectibles and antiques. Look for vintage glass, porcelain, radios, cameras and unique items. We're out of the ordinary and a little unique. Sit back, relax, and take a peek.
Dandria's Heavenly Treasures
Come on in and check it out. From Paper Collectibles, Books, Comics, Glass, Kitchen, Cast Iron, Christmas and Holiday Items, Toys, Linen, Crafts Supplies, Jewelry, Sterling Silver, Floral and Greenery and so much more to choose from.
Diamond Violet Co, Inc.
Fine Antique & Vintage Dealers for over 25 years! GIA/EGL Certified Diamonds. Great customer service and best value!
Priscilla's Plethora of Paper
Welcome to Priscilla's Plethora of Paper! I have been a dealer for over 39 years and have collected paper of all types since I was in my 30's. All of my paper is guaranteed authentic. Satisfied purchase with a right to return for 7 days!
Vintage Sewing and Craft Supplies 1950's to 1990's. Inventory includes Sewing and Craft Supplies including patterns, fabric, kits and other accessories.
Willows and Magnolias
Our store specializes in unique antique and vintage estate finds. We offer a 7 day money back guarantee and accept Paypal.
10. Funny Old Stuff
"dumpsterlady" shared this cute story about recycling: "When my Grandson was in about 2nd grade the school had a field trip to a recycling center. He always came to our house after school and was telling me all about it. They learned about the 3-sided logos on packaging to tell you how to sort plastic to recycle. He always uses my character juice glasses, some jelly and some swanky swigs when at our house,so this day he gets one down, turns it over(the bottom had the Hazel Atlas mark in a triangle) and says" You can recycle this Grandma!" I sort of thought I already was!"
Thanks for sharing!
11. 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
12. COME AND SELL WITH US!
It's easy to open your very own online antique shop with TIAS.com! There are no setup or listing fees, and we'll even help you with a custom logo and banner at no charge! For more information, take a look at
and you can start building your store at TIAS.com today. If you've got questions, email us at email@example.com.
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