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The Collectors Newsletter #1086 -- April 28, 2017
The Collectors Newsletter #1086 -- April 28, 2017

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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! New board with Mother's Day suggestions!
6. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
7. This Week's Stories, Requests for Help, and sometimes a blast from the past
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: Victorian Grace Art-Antiques-Collectible Jewelry ( http://www.tias.com/stores/hfisherbab) posted this press release: "Coupon: $5 off orders of $65: Religious Catholic Jewelry, Rare Large Signed holy medals, shrine lockets, Art. Also Sterling silver & 14k gold, Antique prints, crystals, minerals, Magazines, More!"
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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 have 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 Blueberry Pie Day
Betty Crocker Replacement Blueberry Pie Cover
http://www.tias.com/betty-crocker-replacement-blueberry-pie-cover-732074.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/

We just started a new board with Mother's Day gift suggestions from our TIAS.com merchants. We'll be adding new items over the next week or so, so visit often. You can visit this special board here:
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/mothers-day-gift-suggestions-from-tias-merchants/

Visit our board for the April Birthstone - Diamond
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/april-birthstone-diamond/

As the April birthstone, diamonds are the ideal gift. They also make up traditional engagement rings. Diamonds in shades of yellow, red, pink, blue, and green range in intensity from faint to vivid. The more saturated the color usually means higher value. Here is a selection of diamonds from merchants on tias.com You can see even more at www.TIAS.com

We just started a new board for Soup Tureens! More to be pinned there soon!
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/soup-tureens/

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!We now have a Instagram button at the top of the page at http://www.tias.com, along with the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest buttons.
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7. This Week's Stories and Requests for Help/Blast from the past

Please share your story about collecting with us, and we will publish it here. Send your story to newsletter@tias.com
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Here's a reprint from the very first Collectors Newsletter published December 1, 2001:

A collection of sand One reader submitted her husbands unusual collection this week. My husband, Marcel, has a sand collection which includes some from several different countries, as well as the USA. He collected rocks when he was 12 years old, and decided sand was a part of rocks, so he got his first sample at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. He is now nearly 58 and has 114 USA samples and 45 foreign samples. Some he collected himself and some were collected by other people who brought samples back to him. Most are either desert or beach sand, some are dull and some are beautiful. One looks like garnet. They are displayed in clear plastic bottles in a homemade rack, which he made specifically to fit the bottles. They are all labeled as to where they came from.--Beryl
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Do you have an interesting story to tell about a long lost item? Send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we may publish it here.
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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

Auction Life's May 7th Palm Beach Estate Finds and Spring Cleaning Auction will be an eclectic event
http://news-antique.com/?id=810703&keys=erte-fossil-vuitton-chanel

Folk art automaton of a Gold Rush-era steamboat side wheeler will be sold by Bruneau & Co., June 3rd
http://news-antique.com/?id=810704&keys=klondike-steamboat-gold-rush

Artworks by New Orleans and other Southern painters, Russian icons, more at Crescent City, May 13-14
http://news-antique.com/?id=810705&keys=clague-hunter-drysdale-rucker

Palm Beach Modernís May 6 Auction Led by Flock of Lalanne Sheep Estimated at $600K-$900K
http://news-antique.com/?id=810706&keys=art-furniture-LaLanne-Cartier

Outstanding collection of Asian art objects will be auctioned May 6th by Bruneau & Co. Auctiioneers
http://news-antique.com/?id=810708&keys=meiji-buddha-ming-kannon

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
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Here's a vintage recipe from a 1954 Post Sugar Crisp Cereal Ad:
http://www.tias.com/1954-post-sugar-crisp-cereal-ad-cookie-recip-565426.html

Quick "No-Cook" Recipe

1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 cup sifted confections' sugar
Dash of salt
2/3 cup Baker's New Cocoa
4 1/2 cups (one 6-oz. box) Sugar Crisp
1 cup nuts, coursely chopped
2/3 cup Baker's Coconut, coarsely cut

Combine butter, syrup, sugar, salt, and cocoa in a large bowl. Mix well. Add the other ingredients, and with a large fork, stil until cereal is well coated. Pack mixture firmly into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Chill in refrigerator until firm. Cut into squares. To keep cookies crisp, store in refrigerator. Makes 3 to 4 dozen. MAKE A BATCH TODAY!

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Email recipes@tias.com if you have a vintage recipe you'd like to share or if you're looking for a recipe!
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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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JJ Today
http://tias.com/stores/goldenkeys/
The JJ Today collection captures the history & beauty of our past. Each of our featured collectibles have experienced meaning with some one at some place in time. All have value & are recognized as cherished keepsakes of our humanity.

Precious Pieces
http://tias.com/stores/preciouspieces/
Welcome to our Store! We stock a wide range of unique items ranging from high end to very affordable. Your favorite piece of antique or unique furniture is here, household curiosities, or simply your favorite book! Something precious for everyone!

Bella's Place
http://tias.com/stores/kevinshoutlookcom/
Welcome to Bella's Place an online store offering rare finds, antiques, collectibles and other items you might not find elsewhere. We are very dedicated to helping our customers with any questions, information and/or guidance they might need. CIAO!

At Memory Lane
http://tias.com/stores/atmemorylane/
At Memory Lane, everyone is entitled to a piece of the past. You will find antiques and vintage in my shop. I am a small seller, but have been selling online for about ten years. Currently, my stash includes old milk glass & collectible glass.

Graceful Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
http://tias.com/stores/gracefulantiques/
Welcome to my shop. I have been a dealer for 20 years and online since 2002. Vintage glass, porcelain, dolls, kitsch and so much more. Memories and heirlooms to treasure is my goal for my customers.

Vintage Paper 'n' Stuff
http://tias.com/stores/vintagepaper/
Welcome to Vintage Paper 'N' Stuff! We strive to provide a unique shopping experience offering an eclectic collection of vintage ephemera and collectibles. We pick up a piece here a collection there and offer it to you at affordable prices. ENJOY!

Paris 1880
http://www.tias.com/stores/frenchlover/
Welcome to my place on the web! You will find high quality french antiques and vintage jewelry in my shop. I've been a dealer for over 20 years and I have many satisfied customers.

Wanting More Collectibles Shop
https://www.tias.com/stores/bfsvc/
Welcome to my shop on the web Ya'll~ From a small town, Murfreesboro, NC where I bought a drugstore(built in 1936)which I turn into a vintage collectible shop ~ I sold a large variety of everything ~ Visit my shop often in search for that one item ~

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.

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!

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
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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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