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The Collectors Newsletter #986--December 31, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #986--December 31, 2014

Happy New Year from everyone at TIAS.com! Thank you for being a loyal subscriber!

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1. So long 2014 - hello 2015!
2. Pinterest: We've added new boards!
3. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
4. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help
5. This Week's Antique News
6. Your Classifieds
7. Newly listed items
8. Vintage Recipes
9. Vintage Recipe Requests from Readers
10. New On line Merchants
11. Did you know?
12. Helpful Resources For Collectors
13. Come sell with TIAS.com!
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1. Happy New Year to everyone! We hope you have happiness and good health in the new year!

Our sellers are offering many specials such as discounts on pricing or shipping, and have been loading up their stores with fresh inventory for the new year!

You can shop online 24/7 because our doors never close! TIAS.com sellers offer such a wide variety of items, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list - and maybe even a little treat for yourself!

SEE: http://www.tias.com/special-offers

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:

http://www.tias.com/newly-listed-antiques
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2. 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:
http://pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/boards/

We've added two new boards here:

http://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/souvenir-spoons/
http://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/americana/

Feel free to stop by and check out all of our boards and while you're there, please "follow" us! We update these boards daily.

Be sure to check out the board for January's Birthstone - the garnet!

http://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/january-birthstone-garnet/

Garnet signifies eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend. Garnet, derived from the word granatum, means seed, and is called so because of the gemstone's resemblance to a pomegranate seed.

Of course you can always go to http://www.TIAS.com to look over all the various items that our merchants are currently offering.
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3. TIAS.com is on Twitter! Click here and be sure to follow us! https://twitter.com/TIASdotCOM

We've also started an Instagram page, so please be sure to follow us there too! http://instagram.com/tiasdotcom
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4. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help

We try to post stories and comments from our readers each week. Send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we'll publish it in an upcoming newsletter. Please share your story about what you collect and what got you started collecting. We *love* to hear your stories! 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 newsletter@tias.com so we can share your story with the rest of our readers.

Remember that you can check out our Facebook page for some interesting updates. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques If you have photos of items you would like to share you can post them there as well. You don't need a Facebook account to visit our page. If you do have a facebook account please "Like" us!

Also, everyday, we post a "This Date In History" story on our Facebook page, along with an item for sale on http://www.tias.com that relates to the event. We're also highlighting one item each day that we find particularly interesting - something that's very unusual! Check it out!

Thanks to those of you who have responded in the past! We really enjoy, and appreciate, the feedback!

It's always fun to see what other people own and treasure! Although we can't put the pictures in this newsletter, please visit our Facebook page to view the images and learn about those items. Please let us know if you'd like us to highlight one of your favorite collectibles!
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We have an email from one of our readers. Can anyone help him identify this piece of furniture?

"Hello,

My name is Daniel, I'm writing from Spain and I was wondering if you can help me to find out the description of this old piece of furniture, I think that is a French buffet but I'm not sure, would you help me to find the description of this piece and its value? I will appreciate it. I send you some pictures of the piece.

Thank you so much in advance for your help

Daniel

You can see the images here:

https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques/posts/10152978963043656
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5. 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 http://www.News-Antique.com 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 http://www.News-Antique.com

1. Now Available: Pickers Pocket Guide SIGNS: How to Pick Antiques like a Pro
http://news-antique.com/?id=809089&keys=signs-advertising-antiques-vintage

2. Everything Goes at Rago's Unreserved Auction, January 10 + 11
http://news-antique.com/?id=809091&keys=auction-rago-unreserved-furniture

3. Black Forest hall rack with life-size 30-inch dog brings $19,600 at S & S Auctions, Nov. 16th-17th
http://news-antique.com/?id=809092&keys=black-forest-hall-rack

4. An 80-year collection of antiques and collectibles will be sold in Panama City, Fla., January 31st
http://news-antique.com/?id=809094&keys=wedgwood-lusters-cobalt-belleek

5. Asselmeier & May
http://news-antique.com/?id=809095&keys=guns-furniture-advertising-toys

6. Vintage Weekend - Now Accepting Dealer Applications!
http://news-antique.com/?id=809096&keys=vintage-antique-show-online

7. Two-day estates auction packed with 1,230 quality lots will be held Jan. 17th-18th by Crescent City
http://news-antique.com/?id=809099&keys=clementine-hunter-rucker-drysdale

MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at: http://www.news-antique.com
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6. Your Classifieds...

Newest classifieds are listed here: http://bit.ly/1ifCI4r

NEW: The Classifieds are now set up to accept PayPal as a payment option. Visit this page for more information: http://bit.ly/1qDe7oA

WANTED classifieds are only $10 and will be listed for 30 days, and also be included here in the newsletter!

Promote your store online, or sell one or two items with a Newsletter Ad for only $25!

Captain Huck's Booty closing after 14 years online!
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924163871.html

Dank Mesa Stoneware at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924161485.html

Wanted: Old Guitars
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924162475.html

Faria & Bento Les Fruits Gold Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924161486.html

Estee Lauder Tea Set at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924158850.html

Time Was Antiques English Royalty Items Specialists
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924157226.html

Franciscan Jamoca China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924158847.html

4 Tested Bakelite Yellow Bangles Bracelets Vintage
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924160620.html

Estee Lauder Tea Set at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924158850.html

Holiday Shopping at Tennessee Antique Shack
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924159148.html

222 Fifth Gold Leaves China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924157048.html

Beautiful Glasses 4 Holidays at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924157043.html

Sango China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924152516.html

Time Was Antiques English Royalty Items Specialists
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924157227.html

Franciscan Ridgewood China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924152515.html

Dansk Available at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924150447.html

Time Was Antiques Shelley China Specialists
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924152605.html

Astronaut Dome Lunch Box Thermos Vintage Metal Lunchbox
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924145241.html

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: http://tinyurl.com/39eulu

Want to know what our advertisers think? Check out the testimonials at: http://tinyurl.com/8xqyw
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7. Newly listed items for your online shopping pleasure. Stop by and check out today's fresh inventory at:
TIAS.com - http://www.tias.com/showcase
CollectorOnline - http://cgi.tias.com/showcase/?groupKey=7
AntiqueArts - http://cgi.tias.com/showcase/?groupKey=3
Earthling - http://cgi.tias.com/showcase/?groupKey=6
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8. Vintage Recipes

Be sure to check out our vintage recipe archive online at: http://bit.ly/1vDXn6h. Over 1200 wonderful vintage recipes are listed. Email recipes@tias.com if you would like to submit a recipe.
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9. 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.
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If you have a vintage recipe request send it to recipes@tias.com and we might just publish it here.

TIAS.com merchants have well over 4,000 cookbooks for sale! You can see them here: http://www.tias.com/books/cooking/

Be sure to check out our vintage kitchen collectibles section online at: http://www.tias.com/showcase/1/Kitchen_Collectibles/1.html

We have two requests this week:

Years ago my mother-in-law baked a muffin bread that was really easy to make and tasted great. She gave me the recipe about 35 years ago, and now I can't find it!!! It was a recipe from the 50's or 60's, and she called them "Better Batter Muffin Bread " or something similar to that. They were baked in muffin tins. Can anyone remember these?
Thanks in advance...Cindy, Ks.
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Many years ago, at some hotel in the Catskills (possibly Grossinger's), the dining room served Cheese Dumplings. These tasted something like a solid version of the filling you'd find in a cheese blintz, but they were solid, i.e. there was no wrapper.

I remember the consistency as being something like a fairly dense matzo ball, but the dumpling was oval or sausage shaped and whiter than a matzo ball. I think they were prepared by mixing some kind of cheese mixture (maybe with farmer cheese?), forming it into stumpy sausage-shapes and boiling them. The flavor was slightly sweet.

I've been looking for recipes in old cookbooks, but haven't managed to find anything that matched. When I tried the one recipe I tried that seemed as if it would produced something similar, the dumplings fell apart in the boiling water.

Anyone have a recipe for these?

Amy
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10. 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. You can see them all here:
http://www.tias.com/new-merchants

Nightingale Square
https://www.tias.com/stores/nsq/
Stroll around Nightingale Square for a selection of vintage vanity items, costume jewelry and more that will delight you to use or to display. Visit often as we are always adding new stock. Plus, we offer Free Worldwide Shipping for all of our items.

Aunt Violet's Cottage
https://www.tias.com/stores/gaynelle/
Welcome to my cottage. I am a returning dealer to Tias and over the years I have had many satisfied costumers with the products I have sold. My inventory is vintage and antique china and dinnerware, with many various patterns and makers.

The Bohemian Custom House
https://www.tias.com/stores/geechie/
The Bohemian Custom House magically takes us to primitive days we hold close to heart. Grandma's dishes, vinyl records, trendy clothes, etc. We are sure you will find treasures you will want to take from our house and cherish in your home.

Galaxy of Gems
https://www.tias.com/stores/galaxygems/
We are Second generation family-owned and operated, we provide the result of knowledge and expertise, in an environment of integrity, education, service, and personal attention. Galaxy of Gems is the online home of all your jewelry needs

Old Vintage Tool Man
https://www.tias.com/stores/uniquetoolman/
Welcome to Old Vintage Tool Man's Store. I have been selling tools for 25 years and I have many satisfied customers. I have electrical, plumbing, woodworking, misc. I guarantee your satisfaction with a 7-day money back guarantee and accept Pay Pal.

Cowart Estate Antiques and Collectables
https://www.tias.com/stores/cowart/
Our Dad collected for years: planes, old carpenter tools, pottery, discontinued china, a few other odds and ends, and you have a barn full. Look around, it's all for sale. You will always get a square deal in our barn.

Chai Antiques and Fine Arts
https://www.tias.com/stores/chaiantiques/
Hi! My name is Chaim and I deal in Antiques and Fine Arts. I learned mostly from older collectors...and then opened my eBay Store, now with 1,000 feedbacks 100% Positive. And my foremost obligation - is to Reliability! Welcome to my TIAS Store!

Cleoras Vintage Costume & Fine Jewelry
https://www.tias.com/stores/cleoralee/
WELCOME to Cleora's online jewelry store. I was a vintage jewelry dealer in antique malls in Austin, TX from 1986 to 1998. I search for unique and collectible costume and vintage jewelry and accessory items. We accept Credit Cards using PayPal.

AuctionPros
https://www.tias.com/stores/auctionproscahem/
AuctionPros welcomes you to our store! We have been in business for over 10 years providing estate sale services. We provide quality antique pieces at reasonable prices! We package carefully and fully insure all of our shipments.

Annie's Antics
https://www.tias.com/stores/anniesantics/
Welcome to Annie's Antics where you will find a wide variety of vintage and antique items. Please enjoy browsing our shop. If you cannot find that perfect item please contact us as we will search the world to help you find it.

Vintage Finds
https://www.tias.com/stores/vintagefinds/
Welcome to our web store! This is the site to find all sorts of vintage goods and collectibles. Our inventory ranges from sports memorabilia to comics and everything in between. We find gems from all over and bring them here to you.

Yesterday's Back
https://www.tias.com/stores/fireglass/
Welcome to my store on the web! Buying, bartering & selling for over ten years now with over 2000 + selling feed backs on another site. Satisfaction guaranteed 7-day money back rule applies here. Paypal accepted as well as checks & money orders.

Up In The Attic
https://www.tias.com/stores/upintheattic/
Up In The Attic. That is where people put things that they feel they have no use for anymore. We have found that many of these antiquated treasures don't deserve such a fate. We go up in the attic and bring these beautiful things out to be found by someone who will give them the respect and reverence they so richly deserve. Please come in and look around. You never know what cool things you will find.

Cherished Collectibles
http://www.tias.com/stores/chercollect/
We carry a unique inventory mix of old and new. We carry a large assortment of figurines and collector plates. Our used collectible treasures includes Sheet Music and Glassware. We also carry unique and animated artwork.

Japanasia Antiques Collectible Contemporary
https://www.tias.com/stores/japanasia
We specialized in Japanese antiques, collectible and also vintage from around the world. Our products are not only pleasing to our customer's eye but inspiring to the heart.

Stacie's Store of Gifts and More
http://www.tias.com/stores/staciestore/
Welcome to my store. I have been selling on-line since 1999. My Inventory consists of retired Christmas Ornaments, Antique Religious items, and a wide variety of collectables.

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11. Did you know . . . . this about TIAS.com?

TIAS.com has an "Advanced Search" feature to help narrow down your search results. Just use the SEARCH box at the top of any TIAS.com page, you'll see a link to "Advanced search", or bookmark this link for easy access:
http://www.tias.com/search.php
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TIAS.com has a page available so that you can send emailed vintage postcard messages to friends and family. Take a look at our selection here: http://www.tias.com/cards/
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TIAS.com provides a directory which lists over 2300 clubs related to Antiques and Collectibles? You can search by name, website name, type or description, as well as alphabetically. Take a look here: http://bit.ly/1BN65Sl
If you head up an antiques and collectibles club, feel free to register it today!
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12. Helpful Resources:
a) Find an antiques or collectibles club. Nearly 2000 different clubs listed. Take a look at: http://www.tias.com/cgi-bin/clubs.cgi
b) What's it worth? Try Kovels' free online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at http://www.kovels.com
c) Make money with your Web site. Join the TIAS.com affiliate program today. Go to http://www.tias.com/affiliates/

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13. 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 http://www.MakeAShop.com and you can start building your store at TIAS.com today. If you've got questions, email us at support@tias.com.

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