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The Collectors Newsletter #960--June 20, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #960--June 20, 2014
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1. Summer Sales at TIAS.com!
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. Summer Sales going on how at TIAS.com!
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.
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2. The Fourth of July isn't too far away! See what we've pinned for you here:
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!
Kelly R. needed help identifying a Coke item. We posted pictures on Facebook here:
Lots of readers had information to share. Be sure to see what was posted.
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO email@example.com.
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
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1. Ewbank's To Sell Works By Lichtenstein, Broodthaers, Henry Moore And Others In Auction
2. Rare BEATLES AUTOGRAPHS In-Person!
3. Nearly 200 rare and collectible antique bottles and advertising items will be sold online July 11-20
4. Stephenson’s to auction 400 lots of vintage dolls, toys and Lionel trains, June 20
5. Fields Auction Service’s Collection of Firearms and Ammo Set to Cross the Auction Block on Proxibid
6. Paul Evans Cabinet Sells for $225,000 in Rago’s $4.2 Million 20th c. Design Auction, June 14-15
7. Ewbank's To Sell Unique Rudyard Kipling Archive
8. From Op Art to Pop Art
9. July Interiors Sale
10. Tom Miano, founder of Serious Toyz™, tapped to head new Pop Culture department for Morphy Auctions
11. Tidwell Antique Auction-Sizzling Summer Multiple Estate Auction
12. Asselmeier & May
13. Large, important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen with four famille rose panels brings $126,900
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:
Vintage China in Several Makers at Dinnerware Replacements
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
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:
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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.
Regarding the request for a chicken and rice pilaf recipe sent in by Susan O. - here are two recipes from Susan N. Maybe these can be combined for the dish she's craving?
Melt 1 stick of butter
Brown a handful of narrow egg noodles in butter.
Add 1 cup regular, not instant, rice and stir fry for 2 minutes.
Add 2 cups HOT chicken broth, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil and boil 3 minutes.
Cover pan and simmer slowly for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat or shut off heat.
Remove cover and stir once so that rice on the bottom comes to the top.
Cover with a cheese cloth and put the lid back on.
Allow to age for 1/2 hour.
Susan, Franklin, WI
Oven Fried Chicken with Lemon Sauce
1 T soy sauce
1/2 t salt
1/4 c salad oil
1 clove garlic crushed
1/2 t pepper
1/2 c lemon juice
Mix well and refrigerate for 1 hour
Coating for Chicken
1 t salt
2 t paprika
1/2 c flour
1/4 t pepper
3 lbs boneless/skinless chicken breasts
1/2 c melted butter
Preheat oven 400 degrees
Coat chicken with flour mixture.
Arrange chicken in shallow slightly buttered pan in a single layer.
Brush chicken well with butter.
Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
Turn chicken and pour sauce over top.
Bake for 20 minutes more.
This is one of my favorite recipes to serve with rice pilaf.
Susan, Franklin, WI
*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 we wondered if anyone wanted to share comfort foods create by family members that probably weren't in any cookbooks - whether you loved them or hated them! Two readers were kind enough to share their stores:
"Your newsletter said you would like to hear about comfort foods from long ago. Well, mine was the original Gerber babyfood vanilla pudding they would have for desert. It came in a 8oz. glass jar, and probably had all the ‘bad’ things in there like real butter and sugar. It would melt in your mouth! My mother would always have it in the house when I was very young as I was the oldest and other siblings came after me. There was always a baby in the house for years. When I got hurt or sick she would get some pudding for me and it was so good -- I always felt better. I used to buy it on my own when I was older but now it has a totally different taste because they have eliminated all the tasty ingredients and made it healthy. So I don’t buy it anymore but I can think back and remember my Mama’s love in that little jar of pudding. I wonder how many pre-packaged foods that used to be around we all have a hankering for? Sincerely, Sarah B"
"Great topic - I'll bet you get a flood of replies. My Mom had two comfort foods she occasionally indulged in - I never understood them, and never joined her in these occasional "feasts." The first was simply bread and milk - just a bowl of cold milk with chunks of white bread torn into it. No seasonings, just bread and milk. The second was pickled pigs feet, which came in a glass jar from the supermarket (put up by Hormel, I think). We kids would say many variations of "Ewww," while she just smiled, ate the whole jar, and said "All the more for me." To this day, I've never summoned the nerve to taste this "delicacy." Linda F."
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.
Laura's Antiques and Collectibles
Our store is dedicated to finding interesting antiques and collectibles that others will enjoy! Come browse our inventory of glassware, paperweights, salt and pepper shakers, art glass, and other collectibles.
Bill's Vintage Treasures
Vintage and Antiques Collectibles for All. You will find an array of vintage items spanning many collections.
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!
Priscilla's Plethora of Paper
Welcome to Priscilla's Plethora of Paper! I have been a dealer for over 39 years and have collected paper of all types since I was in my 30's. All of my paper is guaranteed authentic. Satisfied purchase with a right to return for 7 days!
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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