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The Collectors Newsletter #1123--March 30, 2018
The Collectors Newsletter #1123--March 30, 2018

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1. Start a store now or place a Classified Ad!
2. Special Offers from TIAS.com sellers
3. Supporting small independent merchants
4. Do you know what day it is?
5. Pinterest: Visit the huge variety of boards we have posted!
6. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
7. Interesting story shared! Send us your story about collecting and be eligible for a free gift
8. Identification assistance and Facebook updates
9. Newly listed items
10. Vintage Recipes
11. New On line Merchants
12. Did you know?
13. Helpful Resources For Collectors
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1. Start a store on TIAS.com or place a Classified Ad!
Start today - 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 have questions, email us at support@tias.com.

If you don't have enough inventory for a store, and have only one or two items, or a set of something to sell, you can take out a Classified Ad. Please visit: https://www.tias.com/classifieds. Click on the Sell Now button at the top of the page to get started. If you have any questions, email support@tias.com.
Here are some examples of recently published Classifieds:

GB Lewis Shipping boxes
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/63

1891 First Edition Pilgrims Progress
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/68

Authentic Michael Jordan Original Autographed Wheaties Box--1990--BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS!!!
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/66

RARE 1934 FLIGHT LOG For Goodyear Airship Reliance
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/64
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2. Special Offers from TIAS.com sellers

Every day we publish "press releases" from our sellers who are offering special sales, discounts on shipping, promoting special items, etc. Visit http://www.tias.com/special-offers to see the latest. Hovering over the image displays the message from that particular store. Come see what you can find!

Here are a few of the most recent press releases:

Penn Country Exchange
http://www.tias.com/stores/penncountry
New merchandise has been added recently to Penn Country Exchange! Take a look around and when you find what you want use coupon PCE401218 to save 20% of you purchase!

Ads By Dee
ttp://www.tias.com/stores/adsbydee
Easter Is Upon Us at Ads By Dee. Vintage Advertisements make Great Gifts and Awesome Home Decorations. Credit Cards accepted through Paypal. International Orders Welcomed.

Victorian Grace Art-Antiques-Collectible Jewelry
http://www.tias.com/stores/hfisherbab
Coupon Code: HAPPYEASTER for $10 off orders of $75 on Religious Catholic & Christian 14k Gold & sterling Jewelry, Prayer Lockets and Rare Holy Medals. See our newest listings Too!

Midwest Emporium
http://www.tias.com/stores/mwe
Just Added: Vintage China Clumber Spaniel Dog Figurine with Gold Trim. Beautiful Collectible Ivory China Dog. Stop by and check our selection of figurines and gift items.
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3. Supporting small independent merchants

Remember, 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.

Visit http://www.tias.com and use our search to shop, or shop by categories, listed on the far left of the page.

To view the most recently added items by all TIAS Merchants, please visit: http://www.tias.com/newly-listed-antiques
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4. Do you know what day it is?

Just to show you how versatile the inventory presented by our hundreds of sellers can be, we've been researching little-known national and world-wide "holidays" that most people aren't familiar with and matching them up with items for sale on TIAS.com.

Today is Pencil Day
Drafting Pencil Pointer
https://www.tias.com/drafting-pencil-pointer-445277.html

Visit us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques to read about some of the interesting and sometimes amusing "holidays"! You don't need to have a Facebook account to view that page!
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5. Be sure to visit our boards on Pinterest!
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/

Visit our board for examples of the April Birthstone: Diamond
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/april-birthstone-diamond/

As the April birthstone, diamonds are the ideal gift. They also make up traditional engagement rings. Diamonds in shades of yellow, red, pink, blue, and green range in intensity from faint to vivid. The more saturated the color usually means higher value.


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.
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6. 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 We recently added quite a number of really unique items there!We now have a Instagram button at the top of the page at http://www.tias.com, along with the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest buttons.
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7. Share your story about collecting and be eligible for a free gift!

Do you have an interesting story to tell? Send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we may publish it here. If we use your story, we'll send you a handy-dandy TIAS pocket tape measure & magnifier.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/TIASAntiques/videos/?ref=page_internal

Linda H from Alaska sent a story on behalf of a friend's daughter-in-law, along with a nice note about our Newsletter! Thanks, Linda. I'm sending Clara her tape measure this coming week!
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... I also LOVE the recipes section and the fact that all those old and odd recipes are made available with a "click."
Just this week my friend Doris' son and DIL came from the Lower 48 to Alaska to see the northern lights; but while here HAD to go to at least one secondhand store, just so they could tell Doris they hadn't passed up a "resale" shop in their travels North. The place we went was perfumed with incense, a person had to step over tools and a tool box just to get to the stairway that led to the bulk of the "previously loved" books, DVDs, clothes, sports, home and kitchen items upstairs. The first floor of the shop was something right out of the '60s: including new clothing and an extensive selection of Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, etc. on vinyl! Since Doris' son had been in Nepal on business only a short time ago, Doris' DIL bought a roll of Nepalese prayer flags. Not your usual Alaska souvenir. The experience sure "took me back in time" (having spent the mid 60s in San Francisco). The place is called ThriftWood, located in Girdwood, Alaska if you are interested in visiting.
Thanks for the chance to share, whether you can to use this or not. Perhaps Doris' DIL Clara would like a "gadget." Consider this story submitted on her behalf!
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If you have an interesting story about a hidden treasures or collecting in general, send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we may publish it here. If we use your story, we'll send you the TIAS pocket tape measure & magnifier.

Please be sure to include your name and postal mailing address when sending in your story. (Valid for US addresses only)
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8. Identification assistance and Facebook updates

If you need help identifying an object, send in-focus images to support@tias.com (no appraisals) Please include description including size, material and any markings and we'll post it to our Facebook page for help.

Remember that you can check out our Facebook page for some interesting updates. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques

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!
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9. 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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10. 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.

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 recipes@tias.com and we might just publish it here.
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Here's a recipe for Meatballs from 1970’s Hunts tomato paste can

2 eggs, beaten
12 ounces hunt's tomato paste
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons minced parsley
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons salt
1 lb ground beef
3/4 cup soft breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons Wesson Oil

In a bowl, mix together eggs, 1 tbsp Hunt's Tomato Paste, onion, cheese, parsley, garlic and 1 tsp salt.

Add beef and bread crumbs; mix thoroughly. Form into 20 balls, about 1 inch in diameter.

Lightly brown in a iron skillet on all sides in hot oil; drain.

Make your own sauce.

Pour over meatballs.

Cover; simmer 10 minutes.

Uncover; simmer 10 minutes longer.

Serve over spaghetti.

Carol T—Cullman, AL
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TIAS.com merchants have thousands of 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
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Here are two requests for recipes. Can anyone help?
--My grandmother, who was German and lived in Nebraska and Colorado made green beans with onions and cream or milk. I haven't had them since sometime in the 1950's-1960's. It seems to me they were kind of sweet/sour mix. Does anyone have a recipe for these? Thanks

Shirley (Oklahoma)
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This might be an odd request, but worth a try – when I was a kid, my mother would make what she called “egg rubs” that she would add to potato soup and some other creamed dishes. She put raw egg yolk in a saucer and rubbed flour into it with her fingers to make small bean-sized dumplings that she would drop into the soup or sauce while cooking. She might have seasoned the flour with salt and pepper. I was born after my family moved to Florida, but she was originally from Indiana, where my grandparents raised chickens. I’ve tried to duplicate these chewy little morsels without success (mine turn out like pebbles). Does anyone know how to make them, and is there another name for them?
Many thanks,
Lynn in Florida
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We had to include Sandi's email!
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I don't know that I have a particular recipe I'm looking for at the moment, but I sure do wish someone would! This is my very favorite part of the newsletter! Please, someone, ask for something!

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Tired and REtired Sandi
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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. You can see them all here: http://www.tias.com/new-merchants
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Sedona Treasures
https://www.tias.com/stores/sedonatreasures
Welcome to Sedona Treasures! I have delighted in many superb collectibles over the years. Each item means something special to me, and I hope they will to you too. Inventory is ever changing so visit often and enjoy browsing my eclectic shop.

Uncommon Finds & Creations
http://www.tias.com/stores/uncommonfinds
Looking for an uncommon vintage item for yourself or as a gift? We travel across New England to find antique and vintage tools and hard to find memorabilia. Please take a look around - and reach out if you have any questions or requests. Thank you!

Mae's Antiques & Collectibles
https://www.tias.com/stores/maes
Welcome to Mae's Antiques & Collectibles. I have been a dealer for over 25 years, having gone to the World's Longest Garage Sale six times. My inventory includes glass, porcelain, pottery, jewelry, Art, books, vintage comic books, metalware, paintings and vintage clothes. We accept credit cards through Paypal.

RM Collectibles
http://www.tias.com/stores/rmcollectibles
WELCOME to RM COLLECTIBLES! We were established in 1972 with millions of satisfied patrons worldwide! We offer collector vinyl LPs / CDs / cassettes; magazines, video, collectibles in sports, books, film, vintage & more! Please check back regularly

Tricia's Treasure Trove
https://www.tias.com/stores/jusrluck/
Welcome to Tricia's Treasure Trove! I've been a dealer and collector for over 20 years. My tastes as a collector are numerous and you just never know what you may find in my treasure trove! Thank you for stopping by!

Elegance at a Glance
http://tias.com/stores/eaag/
Hi, we offer a wonderful selection of vintage costume jewelry to new costume jewelry, signed or unsigned, fine jewelry as well as collectibles. This is a great site with some great items worth checking out! Thank you for visiting, come back often.

Precious Pieces
http://tias.com/stores/preciouspieces/
Welcome to our Store! We stock a wide range of unique items ranging from high end to very affordable. Your favorite piece of antique or unique furniture is here, household curiosities, or simply your favorite book! Something precious for everyone!

At Memory Lane
http://tias.com/stores/atmemorylane/
At Memory Lane, everyone is entitled to a piece of the past. You will find antiques and vintage in my shop. I am a small seller, but have been selling online for about ten years. Currently, my stash includes old milk glass & collectible glass.

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

You can shop by category! On the left side of any screen on TIAS.com (including the individual stores), you'll find a list of Categories.
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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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13. 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' online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at http://www.kovels.com
c) Sell Antiques & Collectibles online with us at: http://www.MakeAShop.com
d) Here's a link to the page where you can research backstamps/marks on the back of your item.
http://www.kovels.com/marks/pottery-porcelain-marks.html
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