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The Collectors Newsletter #1053 -- July 29, 2016
The Collectors Newsletter #1053 -- July 29, 2016

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1. Special offers, sales and other news!
2. Open your own online store!
3. Supporting small independent merchants
4. Do you know what day it is?
5. Pinterest: Visit the huge variety of boards we have posted!
6. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
7. This Week's Stories, Requests for Help, and old stories revisited
8. Facebook Updates
9. This Week's Antique News
10. Newly listed items
11. Vintage Recipes
12. New On line Merchants
13. Did you know?
14. Helpful Resources For Collectors
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1. Special offers, sales and other news - Every day we publish "press releases" from our sellers who are offering special sales, discounts on shipping, promoting special items, etc. Visit http://www.tias.com/special-offers to see the latest. Hovering over the image displays the message from that particular store. Come see what you can find! Here's an example: Ads by Dee ( http://www.tias.com/stores/adsbydee) is offering Christmas In July Sale. Save 20% & Check Out Ads By Dee Today. Vintage Advertisements make Great Gifts and Awesome Home Decorations. Credit Cards accepted through Paypal. International Orders Welcomed.
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2. 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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3. Visit http://www.tias.com and use our search to shop, or shop by categories, listed on the far left of the page.

Remember, 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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4. Do you know what day it is? Just to show you how versatile the inventory presented by our hundreds of sellers can be, we've been researching little-known national and world-wide "holidays" that most people aren't familiar with, and matching them up with items for sale on TIAS.com.

Today is National Lipstick Day. Keep yours handy with this Vintage Florenza Lipstick Holder
http://www.tias.com/vintage-florenza-lipstick-holder-673536.html

Visit us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques to read about some of the interesting and sometimes amusing "holidays"! You don't need to have a Facebook account to view that page!
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5. Be sure to visit our boards on Pinterest! https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/

The birthstone for August is Peridot
Peridot, the birthstone for those born in the month of August, is said to host magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and to bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year.

Here is a link to the Pinterest Peridot page: https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/august-birthstone-peridot/

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.
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6. 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 recently added quite a number of really unique items there.
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7. 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. With everyone enjoying the outdoors and vacations, we're a little short on new stories. For now, we'll republish some interesting stories from past issues, but we sure would love to hear new stories!

Here is another interesting reprint from 2002:

Things that a father keeps. Sometimes, it's the little things that a father keeps to remind him of his family... My father was hard working and through the tough times of the fifties he supported a young family. In the sixties he succeeded well enough to build a new home just in time for his fourth and final child and even "spoiled" his family with a built in swimming pool.

Though our father supplied us with materialistic amenities, he was not one to show great emotion, a common trait among men who grew up in the thirties and forties. The seventies came and Daddy worked even harder, working nights and weekends and during this period I moved into my own place, creating a greater emotional distance. Then the nineties dawned and the millennium was approaching...but he would never see it. Cancer would take him after nine long struggling years.

As my mother and I began to clean out my dad's "junk drawer" we laughed at the broken watches he hoarded, foreign coins that were never spent and ink pens long dry. "He was such a pack-rat, especially stupid stuff" my mother claimed, explaining earlier she had discovered a box of our flip-flops from summers long ago. Then among the junk, a certain little box, too small, I thought to myself, to hold anything important. But how I was mistaken. For in the box was the tinniest ring I had ever seen. My mother gasped and took if from me. " I thought this was lost long ago" then turned it back towards me so that I could see that it was initialed....my initials! It was my baby ring that had been given me at my christening. He had kept a part of me to himself all these years. The ring now sits open to display on a shelf, next to my baby picture and one of my father.....Dee Dee

If you have a story about an unusual collection, your best yard sale find or how you started your collection, drop us a note at newsletter@tias.com.
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8. Facebook Updates
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!

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.
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9. 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 Your news release will get published online and will also appear in this newsletter. To post a release, go to http://www.News-Antique.com

An outstanding single-owner collection of majolica will headline Woody Auction's August 27th sale
http://news-antique.com/?id=810299&keys=majolica-galle-wavecrest-nippon

Bidders will be able to get up close and personal with Salvador Dali July 30th in Jacksonville, Fla.
http://news-antique.com/?id=810302&keys=dali-picasso-chagall-max

Fakes and forgeries will be discussed at Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar, Sept. 23rd-24th
http://news-antique.com/?id=810303&keys=fakes-forgeries-freeman-appraisers

Pablo Picasso artworks will be showcased for one night only, July 30th, at live art auction event
http://news-antique.com/?id=810304&keys=picasso-pablo-chagall-dali

Artworks by Alfred (Alex) Gockel will come up for bid at live art auction event in Jacksonville
http://news-antique.com/?id=810306&keys=alfred-alex-gockel-artwork

MANY other announcements are added on a regular basis. You can read the latest news about antiques & collectibles now at: http://www.news-antique.com
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10. 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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11. 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.

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 recipes@tias.com and we might just publish it here.

TIAS.com merchants have thousands of 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

Email recipes@tias.com if you have a vintage recipe you'd like to share or if you're looking for a recipe!

Here's a recipe from the 1974 version of American Family Cookbook:

All-Seasons Macaroni Salad
1 cup dairy sour cream
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon season salt
Few grains pepper
2 cups (8 oz) elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
1/2 lb bakcon, panbroiled and crumbled
2 hard-cook eggs, choppsed
1/4 cup chopped pimiento
1 large tomato, diced
1 avacado, peeled and sliced
Curly endive

1. Mix together in a bowl the sour cream, salad dressing, salts, and pepper; add macaroni and chicken and mix well. Chill thoroughly.
2. Add bacon, eggs, pimiento, and tomato to macaroni; toss lightly. Turn into salad bowl.
3. Sprinkle lemon joice over avocado slices; garnish salad with avocado and endive. Additional bacon, chicken, eggs, pimiento, and tomato may be used to garnish, if desired.
6 servings
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12. 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
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Grandma's Treasures
http://tias.com/stores/grandmastreasure/
Welcome to Grandma's Treasures specializing in antique toothpick holders. I have a wide variety of toothpick holders with many dating back to the late 1800's. They are from popular glass companies including Heisey, Imperial, Duncan, McKee, and more!!

Deep River Sales
http://www.tias.com/stores/drsales
Welcome to our place on the web! We've been dealers for over 40 years. Our inventory includes: Early American Pottery & Glass and other unique collectibles. Thanks for stopping by - shop around and see if we have something you can't live without!

Vintage Variety
http://tias.com/stores/vintagevariety/
Welcome to Vintage Variety! I am so pleased to offer my favorite things on Tias for your enjoyment. Visit our store often for new items! I guarantee your satisfaction with a 7 day money back guarantee. We accept payments through Paypal.

DownHome Antiques and Collectibles
https://www.tias.com/stores/downhomeantiques/
Welcome to our Tias Store bringing you the best in selection and pricing honest descriptions and honest shipping.

Countryside Collectibles
http://tias.com/stores/mdpdcollect/
Welcome to Countryside Collectibles, We have been dealing in collectibles and antiques for well over 30 years and have a reputation for fair and honest dealings. We offer mid-century and earlier collectible. We offer 7 day refunds. We accept Paypal.

Allie's Vintage Alley
http://tias.com/stores/alliesvintage/
I have been buying, selling and trading antique and collectibles for 30 years. I sell a variety of great finds. I guarantee your satisfaction with a 7-day money back guarantee, and I accept Visa and MasterCard (via PayPal), Checks and Money Orders!

LP Antiques
https://www.tias.com/stores/lpantiques/
Welcome to LP Antiques. Our mission is to find loving homes for the antique and vintage treasures we find. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and we hope you find as much joy in browsing our store as we do in finding these interesting and diverse objects.

Judy's Closet
http://tias.com/stores/judygarrels/
Hello, Welcome to Judy's Closet! I have been a collector, dealer, flea marketer, and just an all around antique addict my whole life. I mainly sell glass, china, figurines, pottery, and art. But, you never know what might show up.

Brenda's Jewelry Box
http://tias.com/stores/bjewelbox/
Welcome to my jewelry store. I have been in business with my husband for over 20 years and we decided to separate our jewelry business from our other TIAS stores. We have many satisfied customers. My inventory includes costume and fine jewelry.

Dobson Antique Hardware And Collectibles Of Eugenia's
http://tias.com/stores/dobson/
Eugenia's is a family owned business for over 40 years. We specialize in antique door and furniture hardware, antique lighting and bath accessories. We also deal in various collectibles. Our "brick and mortar" store Eugenia's Authenic Antique Hardware is located at 5370 Peachtree Rd. Chamblee, GA, 30341 is open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

SK Antiques
http://www.tias.com/stores/skantiques/
Welcome to SKAntiques! My inventory consists of cut glass and crystal, tea pots and tea cups, plates, brass, china, books, costume jewelry, vinyl records, and much, much more. I hope you'll find that special something to compliment your collection!
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13. Did you know . . . . this about TIAS.com?

You can shop by category! On the left side of any screen on TIAS.com (including the individual stores), you'll find a list of Categories.
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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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14. 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' online price guide to over 600,000 antiques and collectibles. It can be found online at http://www.kovels.com
c) Sell Antiques & Collectibles online with us at: http://www.MakeAShop.com
d) Here's a link to the page where you can research backstamps/marks on the back of your item.
http://www.kovels.com/marks/pottery-porcelain-marks.html

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