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The Collectors Newsletter #1133--September 14, 2018

The Collectors Newsletter #1133--September 14, 2018

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1. Start a store now or place a Classified Ad!
2. Special Offers from TIAS.com sellers
3. Just a little over 3 months until Christmas!
4. Do you know what day it is?
5. Pinterest: New board added!
6. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
7. 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:

Antique Crystal Lamp
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/82

Lladro Figurine
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/83

Greek paper money
https://www.tias.com/classifieds/id/80

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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:

More Than McCoy
Huge Sales & New Inventory including: McCoy; Art Pottery; Linens; Teacups; Vanity Accessories; Art; Sewing & Laundry Collectibles; Glass; Porcelain; Books; Doorstops; Bookends; Graniteware; Majolica; Spice sets; etc.
http://www.tias.com/stores/morethanmccoy

Awesome Brenda's TIAS Jewelry Store
http://www.tias.com/stores/bjewelbox
Check out our stunning rings and other jewelry on this store. Don't be afraid to make an offer on something you like.

Victorian Grace Art-Antiques-Collectible Jewelry
http://www.tias.com/stores/hfisherbab
10% off $125 Coupon PreXmas. 14k, sterling silver gemstone jewelry; Crystals, Carved Crystal Skulls, Bowls, Minerals; Antique art prints; Rare Catholic Holy Medals, Prayer Lockets; Vintage Magazines; Decor & More

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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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3. Just a little over 3 months until Christmas!

Everyone at TIAS believes it's never too early to shop for Christmas! With just over 3 months to go, start your shopping now! Most of the items that are for sale by the various dealers at TIAS.com are one-of-a-kind items. When they are gone, they are gone! Don't lose out on that special item for those on your list!
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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 National Bakery Day
Vacaville CA Nut Tree Bakery P37638
https://www.tias.com/vacaville-ca-nut-tree-bakery-p37638-729817.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/

TIAS.com added a new board featuring Music Boxes! You can view it here:
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/music-boxes/

Visit our board for examples of the September Birthstones
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/september-birthstones-sapphires/

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

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

Here is a reprint from a previous edition of The Collectors Newsletter:

My parents enjoyed going to auctions and I always tagged along. Usually they would let me buy something for $1.00 or so. Back in 1950 we went to an auction of a lady who had never married and had no living relatives so her estate was being liquidated. with the proceeds being given to her favorite charities. I found a box with a silver mirror, hairbrush and comb, some knickknacks and a couple of pocketbooks. Being about 11 or 12 at the time, these things were treasures to me and I asked my parents if I could have them. They bid on them and got the whole box for $1.00. On the way home I just couldn't wait to look further into the box to see if there was something I might have missed. I opened one of the pocketbooks and rummaged around, finding an old handkerchief - but then I felt something else. In the purse there was a little zippered pouch which held two rings! I was so excited and passed them to my mother to see. My father couldn't believe his eyes and pulled right off to the side of the road to get a better look. They took them to a jewelers and found that one was a mine-cut diamond in a very old white gold setting and the other had three opals and eight garnets. My mother wore the diamond (since she had never had one of her own) and would only wear the opal and garnet ring for something special. On my 25th birthday my mother gave both rings to me to enjoy. Quite a find! Dottie D.
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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 vintage recipe for "Cinnamon Flip Flop":

Cinnamon Flip Flop

1 c. Granulated Sugar
Mixed with 1 tsp. butter
1 c. milk
2 tsp. baking powder
2 c. flour

Mix. Pour batter into a greased cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for
one hour. While still hot spread butter on with 1 teaspoon cinnamon
and 1/2 cup brown sugar...Nancy S.
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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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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

Mae's Antiques & Collectibles
https://www.tias.com/stores/maes
Welcome to Mae's Antiques and Collectibles. My inventory includes glass, porcelain, pottery, jewelry, art, books, vintage comic books, metalware, paintings and vintage clothes. My prices include the cost of shipping and handling. We accept credit cards through PayPal.

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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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