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The Collectors Newsletter #959--June 13, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #959--June 13, 2014
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1. Happy Father's Day!
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. Helpful Resources For Collectors
11. Come sell with TIAS.com!
1. Father's Day is June 15, 2014! Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! We hope you didn't wait til the last minute! Our dealers are offering special sales and discounts all through the year!
When you buy from TIAS.com you are supporting small independent merchants who sincerely appreciate your business.
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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!
Be sure to check out the board for June Birthstones! Some beautiful things displayed there!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Frank S. from Illinois sends in this story about something his father collected but almost "lost": "If only we could go back in time! Little did we know that those large silver coins we snuck out of a large canning jar (to buy from the neighborhood ice cream man of course) were our father's collection of silver dollars! I often wonder if that ice cream man knew just how valuable those coins were (even back then)."
Kelly R. wants to know if anyone can help identify and value this cool Coke item: "We found what looks to be like a vintage umbrella or parasol cover. It has eye lets along the bottom, but on the outside outer edge of the canvas instead of underneath like most umbrellas, and snaps along the side from the top center hole to the bottom. The top center hole would resemble what an umbrella would stick through. I have looked extensively all over the web in every venue I could find for coke. Can you please help. Thank You, Kelly" To view the images, please go to:
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Summer Fine Wine Sale in London
2. Original $1,000 face proof charter #290 U.S. Bank Note realizes $96,050 at Philip Weiss Auctions
3. Finely carved English cameo art glass vase by Thomas Webb soars to $260,000 at Woody Auction, May 29
4. A RETURN TO YORKSHIRE AND THE PRESTIGIOUS VENUE OF HAREWOOD
5. Old Toy Soldier Auctions presents James A. Henderson collection, June 27-29
6. Over 500 lots will come up for bid in Tim's Father's Day Extravaganza online-only auction, June 15th
7. Haunting Nevinson works headline two sales at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions this summer
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:
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
Graduation Gifts - Dinnerware Replacements
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:
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. A Vintage Recipe
Be sure to check out our vintage recipe archive online at:
Over 1200 wonderful vintage recipes are listed.
"Hi - The request for a chicken and rice pilaf recipe sent in by Susan O., with her recollection of browning rice and broken vermicelli, makes me think of dishes my mom used to concoct back in the '70s that used Rice-A-Roni as a base. She might try checking the Rice-A-Roni website for pilaf recipes.
Best to all,
Lynn in Florida "
*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.
There were no requests for vintage recipes this week. But I was thinking about some of the things I've heard people talk about when reminiscing about comfort foods from their childhood. Anybody care to share your favorite comfort food (and how to make it) that someone in your family concocted that you still love - or maybe that you hated? Here's one handed down by my grandmother to my mom. Most of my siblings still love it, but I hated it and have never to this day made it. Depression Spaetzle is what I'll call it, but we referred to it as "Noodles and Crumbs". If you don't know what Spaetzle is, it's a delicious, tender German dumpling or noodle that is boiled and then sauted in butter, or baked with butter and a crumb topping. My grandmother's version was plain old flat egg noodles (no butter!), topped with crushed saltine crackers - and then we kids doused it in ketchup!
If you have a vintage recipe request send it to email@example.com 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.
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.
Cindy's Corner Cupboard
We specialize in glassware, dinnerware and china, vintage costume jewelry, vintage kitchen items, vintage buttons and more! We love vintage!
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!
Antiques, Art, Porcelains, Collectables, costume Jewelry, And Misc. Vintage items, collected from estates, and shops all over New Orleans by all walks of life... these items were salvaged over many years and saved for you today.
Vintage Sewing and Craft Supplies 1950's to 1990's. Inventory includes Sewing and Craft Supplies including patterns, fabric, kits and other accessories.
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.
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. 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
11. 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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