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The Collectors Newsletter #994--March 2, 2015
The Collectors Newsletter #994--March 2, 2015

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1. TIAS.com is open 24/7!
2. Pinterest: Is Spring almost here ?!?
3. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
4. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help
5. This Week's Antique News
6. Your Classifieds
7. Newly listed items
8. Vintage Recipes
9. Vintage Recipe Requests from Readers
10. New On line Merchants
11. Did you know?
12. Helpful Resources For Collectors
13. Come sell with TIAS.com!
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1. Stop in at http://www.tias.com - you can shop online 24/7 because our doors never close! Our sellers offer such a wide variety of items, sure to appeal to any collector's interest and budget!

SEE: http://www.tias.com/special-offers

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: http://www.tias.com/newly-listed-antiques
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2. We've spruced up our 190 Pinterest boards to reflect our hope that Spring isn't too far off now. All the boards are dedicated to antiques and collectibles so you might want to stop by to check them out. Here is the link to our Pinterest boards:
http://pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/boards/

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.

Be sure to check out the board for March's Birthstone - Aquamarine or Bloodstone!
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/march-birthstone-aquamarine-or-bloodstone/

Aquamarine is derived from Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea. Was believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage. The serene color of aquamarine is said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded. The 2nd birthstone for March is bloodstone, dark-green jasper flecked with vivid red spots of iron oxide. This ancient stone was used by Babylonians to make seals and amulets.
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3. 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 have three new followers!
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4. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help

We try to post stories and comments from our readers each week. Send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we'll publish it in an upcoming newsletter. Please share your story about what you collect and what got you started collecting. We *love* to hear your stories! 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 newsletter@tias.com so we can share your story with the rest of our readers.

Remember that you can check out our Facebook page for some interesting updates. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques If you have photos of items you would like to share you can post them there as well. 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!

Thanks to those of you who have responded in the past! We really enjoy, and appreciate, the feedback!

It's always fun to see what other people own and treasure! Although we can't put the pictures in this newsletter, please visit our Facebook page to view the images and learn about those items. Please let us know if you'd like us to highlight one of your favorite collectibles!

Alan sent in an image of a pinback that says: "National Emergency Blood Donor". He'd like to know if anyone has any information about this pin, especially it's age. You can view the image here:
http://on.fb.me/18hlEYz

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5. 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 http://www.News-Antique.com 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 http://www.News-Antique.com

1. Native American and Western artifacts, art and related collectibles at Big Spring Phoenix, March 7-8
http://news-antique.com/?id=809216&keys=native-indian-sioux-navajo

2. Christopher Wise Appointed Department Director for Fine Silver at Rago Auctions
http://news-antique.com/?id=809222&keys=christopher-wise-rago-silver

3. The living estate of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hudson will be sold March 6th-7th by Stevens Auction Company
http://news-antique.com/?id=809223&keys=wooten-herschede-mallard-schott

4. Regal Sarcophagus will Hold Court in Ancient Resource’s March 8 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction
http://news-antique.com/?id=809227&keys=artifacts-statues-PreColumbian-pottery

5. Available Now: March 4, 2015 Issue of Antique Trader
http://news-antique.com/?id=809231&keys=cinnabar-antiques-buttons-music

6. Spring Estates Auction featuring over 1,000 premier lots to be held March 21-22 by Ahlers & Ogletree
http://news-antique.com/?id=809232&keys=backus-highwaymen-kiesel-chinoiserie

MANY more stories are added several times a day. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at: http://www.news-antique.com
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6. Your Classifieds...

Newest classifieds are listed here: http://bit.ly/1ifCI4r

NEW: The Classifieds are now set up to accept PayPal as a payment option. Visit this page for more information: http://bit.ly/1qDe7oA

WANTED classifieds are only $10 and will be listed for 30 days, and also be included here in the newsletter!

Promote your store online, or sell one or two items with a Newsletter Ad for only $25!

Corelle at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924167823.html

Currier and Ives Set of Dishes
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924168646.html

VINTAGE Fjord at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924167822.html

Boleslawiec & Baum Bro China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924164184.html

Intrinsic Collectibles Vintage Stemware Specialists
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924166655.html

International China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924164181.html

Sakura Really Neat China at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924164178.html

Noritake Crystal at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924163104.html

Tracy Porter Octavia Hill at Dinnerware Replacements
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924163103.html

Time Was Antiques English Royalty Items Specialists
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924157226.html

Astronaut Dome Lunch Box Thermos Vintage Metal Lunchbox
http://pages.tiasexchange.com/7283/PictPage/3924145241.html

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: http://tinyurl.com/39eulu

Want to know what our advertisers think? Check out the testimonials at: http://tinyurl.com/8xqyw
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7. 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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8. 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.
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9. 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.
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If you have a vintage recipe request send it to recipes@tias.com and we might just publish it here.

TIAS.com merchants have well over 4,000 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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Here's a request from one of our readers. You can send your recipes to recipes@tias.com:

My mother use to make a Pumpkin Bread with coffee cans. All I really remember is that it had dates in it as well as either pecans or walnuts. She saved her old metal coffee cans and I would help her pour the batter in halfway and bake, it would rise to the top and have the best smell and it tasted wonderful. My mom now has Alzheimer’s and doesn’t remember even making it but it was always a winter staple when I was little, especially around Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Many Thanks!
Sharon B
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Here's another request:
Hi – For those of us in Southern California, Helms Bakery had the most amazing baked goods. They had delivery vans that traveled many neighborhoods around Los Angeles. As a child, my favorite two items were their brownies and a “blonde” brownie that had a nut-like flavor. It didn’t have a frosting but had powdered sugar on the top. Their regular chocolate brownie was completely covered in a chocolate glaze. I would love the recipes for either or both of these. I have searched and searched, but to no avail. . . .LINDA

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10. 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

Bottom Dollar Deals
http://tias.com/stores/mysammyboy/
Welcome to our store. Take advantage of our 40+ years in the antique and collectible business. We strive to offer you the best products at the best prices. Continually shop at our store as we are always adding new merchandise. We accept checks, MOs, and PayPal and will consider all reasonable offers. We offer antiques and collectibles from vintage cups and saucers to Confederate Currency, from vintage costume and fine jewelry to vintage US Coins and Currency. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with a 7 day no questions asked return policy.

Glitzy Gramma
https://www.tias.com/stores/glitzygramma/
I have been in this jewelry business for over 20 years, collecting and selling vintage and antique jewelry in shops. Now that my husband has retired, I wish to spend more time with him and am offering my collection to you.

Kollectomania
http://tias.com/stores/kollectomania/
Welcome to our shop. We have been collectors/dealers for over thirty years selling the unusual and hard to find in advertising,vintage toys and character collectibles,sports memorabilia,political and historical memorabilia.

Finders Finds
https://www.tias.com/stores/findersfinds/
Welcome! We sell the must have stuff you didn't know you needed! Our antique and vintage collectibles include costume jewelry, kitchenware, bakeware, porcelain, pottery, fun mid century retro stuff, glassware, china, dinnerware replacements, more !

LASTNCLASS
https://www.tias.com/stores/lastnclass/
I am dedicated to preserving the past for those who appreciate and collect.

Big Jim's Vintage Collectibles
http://www.tias.com/stores/jimzabatta/
Welcome to Big Jims Vintage Collectibles. My wife Cheryl and I have been collecting Unique items for 30yrs. We are sharing some of our finds and new finds in our store. Browse thru and let us know what you think. Thank You Jim & Cheryl Zabatta

Nightingale Square
https://www.tias.com/stores/nsq/
Stroll around Nightingale Square for a selection of vintage vanity items, costume jewelry and more that will delight you to use or to display. Visit often as we are always adding new stock. Plus, we offer Free Worldwide Shipping for all of our items.

Aunt Violet's Cottage
https://www.tias.com/stores/gaynelle/
Welcome to my cottage. I am a returning dealer to Tias and over the years I have had many satisfied costumers with the products I have sold. My inventory is vintage and antique china and dinnerware, with many various patterns and makers.

Cowart Estate Antiques and Collectables
https://www.tias.com/stores/cowart/
Our Dad collected for years: planes, old carpenter tools, pottery, discontinued china, a few other odds and ends, and you have a barn full. Look around, it's all for sale. You will always get a square deal in our barn.

Chai Antiques and Fine Arts
https://www.tias.com/stores/chaiantiques/
Hi! My name is Chaim and I deal in Antiques and Fine Arts. I learned mostly from older collectors...and then opened my eBay Store, now with 1,000 feedbacks 100% Positive. And my foremost obligation - is to Reliability! Welcome to my TIAS Store!

Cleoras Vintage Costume & Fine Jewelry
https://www.tias.com/stores/cleoralee/
WELCOME to Cleora's online jewelry store. I was a vintage jewelry dealer in antique malls in Austin, TX from 1986 to 1998. I search for unique and collectible costume and vintage jewelry and accessory items. We accept Credit Cards using PayPal.

Annie's Antics
https://www.tias.com/stores/anniesantics/
Welcome to Annie's Antics where you will find a wide variety of vintage and antique items. Please enjoy browsing our shop. If you cannot find that perfect item please contact us as we will search the world to help you find it.

Vintage Finds
https://www.tias.com/stores/vintagefinds/
Welcome to our web store! This is the site to find all sorts of vintage goods and collectibles. Our inventory ranges from sports memorabilia to comics and everything in between. We find gems from all over and bring them here to you.

Yesterday's Back
https://www.tias.com/stores/fireglass/
Welcome to my store on the web! Buying, bartering & selling for over ten years now with over 2000 + selling feed backs on another site. Satisfaction guaranteed 7-day money back rule applies here. Paypal accepted as well as checks & money orders.

Up In The Attic
https://www.tias.com/stores/upintheattic/
Up In The Attic. That is where people put things that they feel they have no use for anymore. We have found that many of these antiquated treasures don't deserve such a fate. We go up in the attic and bring these beautiful things out to be found by someone who will give them the respect and reverence they so richly deserve. Please come in and look around. You never know what cool things you will find.

Stacie's Store of Gifts and More
http://www.tias.com/stores/staciestore/
Welcome to my store. I have been selling on-line since 1999. My Inventory consists of retired Christmas Ornaments, Antique Religious items, and a wide variety of collectables.

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11. Did you know . . . . this about TIAS.com?

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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12. 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' free online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at http://www.kovels.com
c) Make money with your Web site. Join the TIAS.com affiliate program today. Go to http://www.tias.com/affiliates/

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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 http://www.MakeAShop.com and you can start building your store at TIAS.com today. If you've got questions, email us at support@tias.com.

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