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The Collectors Newsletter #963--July 11, 2014
The Collectors Newsletter #963--July 11, 2014
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1. Summer Specials and 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 and other Specials going on now at TIAS.com! Many sellers offering discounts and free shipping.
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 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 July Birthstones - Rubies!! Some beautiful things displayed on this page:
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!
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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!
If you don't have access to FaceBook, but wish to comment, feel free to send your comments to email@example.com.
Last week, Gerald B asked for help identifying a kitchen tool he found in a house museum. We had many comments on the FaceBook page, and some via email, including one from Pat H: "The item is a fruit jar wrench in canning. I found it in a kitchen collectible book that I have. Pat" Some suggested it was for oil filter removal, adding that perhaps "...mom stole to open jars". Thanks for all the feedback!
Jasmen sent in some pictures of a golden colored, stemmed goblet with this note: "Hello, could you please look at the attached pictures and let us know if you might know who made this glass. my grandmother has given us a set of them. they measures 8" tall. cannot see any markings on them. The inside has almost a smooth elongated diamond pattern. Out side has single flower on three sides. any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Thank You in advance. Jasmen" It looks like our followers once again helped to identify the pattern. Beautiful pictures!
Misty W. asks if anyone can help her with info about a set of dinnerware she has: "I have a complete set of Yorkshire made in Staffordshire England genuine hand engraved ironstone. it has the man with 2 horses and the hay with a man on it... does this sound familiar? and can you tell me more about what i have?" You can view the images here:
WE NEED YOUR STORY ABOUT COLLECTING. DO YOU HAVE AN INTERESTING STORY TO TELL? SEND IT TO firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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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. Morphy’s targets rare antique and contemporary firearms in July 19 auction
2. Chinese Glass Achieves Exceptional Price
3. Lichtenstein, Riley, Bacon, Broodthaers and War Hero’s Nevinson Achieve Top Prices
4. Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 sells for $5,850 at Mohawk Arms auction
5. Items from the estate of Barbara Mequet Ochsner will headline a July 26-27 auction in New Orleans
6. Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule
7. Kona Historical Society's Online Auction
8. Museum Collection by Pangaea Auctions
9. Investing in first edition books: new index reveals the best performers between 2004-2014
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:
It is HOT in AZ - time to do some summer shopping 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.
Carol T wanted to share this vintage recipe. Thank you, Carol!
1940’s Chocolate Biscuits & Chocolate Spread Recipe
1 tablespoon of syrup (golden, corn or maple)
2 oz/ 1/4 cup margarine
1 oz/ 1/8 cup of cocoa powder
4 oz/ 1/2 cup plain flour (I found I used more)
2 oz/ 1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
Melt margarine and syrup and vanilla essence in a pan and mix in cocoa powder until smooth
Mix in the sugar then mix in the flour until smooth. Add more flour if required until you can handle like a dough
Roll out and cut into squares and prick all over and place in an oven at 350 F for 10 minutes or more
Sandwich together, when cool, with chocolate spread,
1 oz cocoa powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon flour
1/2 cup milk
Mix dry ingredients
Add the milk gradually and bring to the boil and lower heat
Best until smooth and until mixture thickens
Allow to cool before placing between biscuits.
Carol T---Cullman, Ala
*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.
We didn't receipt any requests for vintage recipes this week. It's too hot to cook, right? Care to share your mom's best potato salad recipe?
If you have a vintage recipe request send it to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Granny's Back Porch Vintage
Welcome to Granny's Back Porch Vintage. We are a family run business offering all kinds of vintage finds from our travels. We are always adding new items (in fact we have a garage full to add)!! Check back often and be sure to tell others!
I must have been 17 when I discovered my first antiques in America, using a pitchfork as a probe. In Europe, surrounded by history, I continued collecting. Now, after deciding to focus on one area, I am parting with collectables from different ages.
Welcome to Brownstead Antiques! From humble beginnings in upstate New York in an old green barn to the vast expanse of the internet, we bring you an eclectic selection of fine primitive treasures. Second generation antique dealer.
Classic Cameras & More
Welcome to Classic Cameras & More-place where you can find vintage film cameras and other collectables. We are buying & selling classic cameras for over 20 years and we are committed to providing excellent customer service on our online store.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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