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The Collectors Newsletter #951--April 17th, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #951--April 17th, 2014
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1. Final days for Spring and Easter sales (Mother's Day sales coming soon!)
3. This Week's Stories
4. This Week's Antique News
5. Your Classifieds
6. Newly listed items
7. Funny Old Stuff
8. Wanted Classifieds
9. A Vintage Recipe
10. A Vintage Recipe Request from a Reader
11. New On line Merchants
12. Helpful Resources For Collectors
13. Come sell with TIAS.com!
1. Final days for 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 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 email@example.com 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!
We had lots of comments about two posts from last week. To read about the chamber pot, please visit:
and to read about the blue shaded glasses, please visit this link:
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of our sellers posted on our FaceBook page about how she started collecting and ultimately selling online. You can read her story here:
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. Wilkes & Curtis Ltd - A Modern Tradition
2. A Reminder of a Bygone Age 19th Century Nursery Teacups & Plates
3. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctionsí April Bibliophile Sale
4. Part 2 auction of the Rieger collection of porcelain and fine art glass to be held May 29 in Wichita
5. License to Thrill First Edition of Casino Royale Sells for £24,180
6. Over 350 lots of rare and unusual Weller Pottery and Royal Bayreuth figurals will be sold April 26th
7. Aetna Insurance Co. reverse glass painted sign with mother of pearl inlay brings $51,300 at auction
MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at:
5. Your Classifieds...
Easter Calvin Klein New/Discontinued Dinnerware
Peggy Karr Glass Bunny Tray
Easter Dinner Needs Dishes from Dinnerware Replacements
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we may publish it here. Here's one from one of our readers:
"I am a woman in my 60's, with gray hair. I was visiting a younger friend who has a first grade daughter. My mother called me on my cell phone. After it rang I answered saying "Hi Mom." We spoke briefly then hung up. The little girl looked at me with amazement and stated that she did not know that grandmas had mothers!" from Shirley D. - thank you for sharing this, Shirley!
8. Wanted ads. Can you help?
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.
Last week, Bev in Cottonwood, AZ requested a recipe for carrots made in a slow cooker, in a sweetened sauce. We had two responses. We hope one of these recipes is what you need!
This recipe is from Jill H. from Tuscon, AZ:
Crock Pot Carrots
I don't really have a recipe, but here's what I do. I peel and cut about 2 lbs of carrots into big chunks and put them in a bowl. I mix them with about 1/8 cup or so of light brown sugar, 2 Tbls melted butter, 2 Tbls honey and about 1/4 cup water (or sometimes I use apple juice or orange juice), and a little sprinkle of salt and pepper. Mix it all, put it in a crockpot on low for 3-4 hours, maybe longer if they are really large chunks. They keep on the "warm" setting for quite a while without getting mushy. Hope this is what Bev is looking for!
This is from Debbie S:
2 # carrots, sliced or baby carrots
1 can tomato soup, undiluted
1/4 cup sugar
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
3/4 cup cider or red wine vinegar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
Place carrots in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 7 minutes or until tender. Drain.
In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Mix well. Stir in carrots. Cover and refrigerate 12 hours.
10. A vintage recipe request from a reader:
We don't have any requests this week - isn't anybody out there craving something from their childhood?!?
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.
Ken Frank Collectibles
With over 50 years of combined experience, we sell antiques, vintage clothing, miscellaneous items for both the serious and whimsical collector, jewelry both fine and costume, and a diverse selection of unique accessories for home decor.
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.
Coins and Collectibles
Specializes in collectible coins and memorabilia. Prices are realistic and market related.
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
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
and you can start building your store at TIAS.com today. If you've got questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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