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The Collectors Newsletter #1110 -- December 4, 2017
The Collectors Newsletter #1110 -- December 4, 2017

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1. Holiday gifts!
2. Special Offers from TIAS.com sellers
3. Open your own online store or place a Classified Ad!
4. Supporting small independent merchants
5. Do you know what day it is?
6. Pinterest: Visit the huge variety of boards we have posted!
7. Follow TIAS on Twitter and Instagram!
8. Share your story about collecting and be eligible for a free gift
9. Identification assistance and Facebook updates
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. Holiday gifts!

It's definitely time to shop online for the upcoming holidays! Our dealers are loading up their stores with goodies for the holidays! They offer all kinds of antiques and collectibles, making shopping easier than ever. Vintage holiday decorations are a must these days! Visit http://www.tias.com and use our search to shop, or shop by categories, listed on the far left of the page.
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2. Special Offers from TIAS.com sellers

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 are a few of the most recent press releases:

Randall Antiques & Fine Art
http://www.tias.com/stores/rafa
Winter Holiday Specials: 25% off prices ALL Art(Japanese Woodblock/other prints, watercolors, oils); 30% off All Flow Blue. Featuring rare artglass paperweights, American/European artglass vases, American pottery, cloisonne. Layaways available.

Dinnerware Replacements
http://www.tias.com/stores/dwr
Depression Glass Wine Set Ruby Red Cut Glass. One of many new depression pieces recently added.

Anticus Antiques
http://www.tias.com/stores/anticus
Just added: Maybe your future Christmas present?
Beautiful aquamarine ring, also gilded silver card case, Lalique vase and much more.

Fort Logan Antiques and Collectibles
http://www.tias.com/stores/ftlogantwo
If you are a serious Coca Cola or camera collector you might want to look at this Coca Cola Polaroid camera. Very scarce. Make an offer.

Victorian Grace Art-Antiques-Collectible Jewelry
http://www.tias.com/stores/hfisherbab
Coupon: HOLIDAY: 10% off orders of $100. New: Vintage 14k Gold Gemstone Rings; Sterling Silver; Rare religious Medals, Shrine prayer box lockets; One of a kind Rhinestone Jewelry, ornaments, More!

More Than McCoy
http://www.tias.com/stores/morethanmccoy
Cyber Sales & New Inventory includes: Nippon; McCoy; Glass; Vanity Accessories; Kitchen Collectibles; Art Pottery; Linens; Pet Items; Crystal; Teacups; Primitives; Doorstops; Bookends; Cookie Jars; etc.

Ads By Dee
http://www.tias.com/stores/adsbydee
Christmas Sale at Ads By Dee. Save 10% on every order. Vintage Advertisements make Great Gifts and Awesome Home Decorations. Credit Cards accepted through Paypal. International Orders Welcomed
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3. Open your own online store or place a Classified Ad!

Start today - 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.

If you don't have enough inventory for a store, and have only one or two items, or a set of something to sell, you can take out a Classified Ad. Please visit: https://www.tias.com/classifieds. Click on the Sell Now button at the top of the page to get started. If you have any questions, email support@tias.com.
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4. Supporting small independent merchants

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.

Visit http://www.tias.com and use our search to shop, or shop by categories, listed on the far left of the page.

To view the most recently added items by all TIAS Merchants, please visit: http://www.tias.com/newly-listed-antiques
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5. 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 Cookie Day
Vintage Rare Full Figure Santa Cookie Jar
http://www.tias.com/vintage-rare-full-figure-santa-cookie-jar-397448.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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6. Be sure to visit our boards on Pinterest!
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/

We have quite a few holiday related boards. This one is especially popular:
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/vintage-christmas-ornaments/

Visit our board for December Birthstones: Tanzanite, Turquoise and Zircon
Tanzanite, Turquoise and Zircon are the birthstones for people born during the month of December. Tanzanite exhibits a rich violet-blue color and is found in Tanzania.
https://www.pinterest.com/TIASAntiques/december-birthstone-tanzanite-turquoise-and-zircon/

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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7. 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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8. Share your story about collecting and be eligible for a free gift

Do you have an interesting story to tell? Send your story to newsletter@tias.com and we may publish it here. If we use your story, we'll send you a handy-dandy TIAS pocket tape measure & magnifier https://www.facebook.com/pg/TIASAntiques/videos/?ref=page_internal

Please be sure to include your name and postal mailing address. (Valid for US addresses only)
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9. Idenfitication assistance and 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!

Can anyone help identify this tool and its use?
"Please look at attached photo. I and everybody I know, have no idea, what this is, or what it could be used for. Their are no welds, so it is not home made. We are stumped please help. Thank you, Chris E"
https://www.facebook.com/TIASAntiques/posts/10155978949693656
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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 recipe for Melting Snowflake cookies from American Family Cookbook copyright 1974:

1/3 cup butter, chilled
1 cup sifted all purpose flour
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon cream
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
egg white, slighly beaten

1. Cut butter into flour until particles are the size of rice kernels
2. Beat egg yolks, cream and extract until very thick. Using a fork, blend into flour mixture in halves, mixing well after each addition. Chill dough thoroughly.
3. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface; fold lengthwise in half, then cross-wise in half; chill one hour.
4. Again, roll dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut with 1 1/4 inch round cutter. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets. Brush rounds with egg white.
5. Bake at 350F about 20 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks and sift with vanilla confections sugar.
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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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Elegance at a Glance
http://tias.com/stores/eaag/
Hi, we offer a wonderful selection of vintage costume jewelry to new costume jewelry, signed or unsigned, fine jewelry as well as collectibles. This is a great site with some great items worth checking out! Thank you for visiting, come back often.

Ye Olde Daze Shoppe
http://tias.com/stores/yeoldedazeshoppe/
Welcome to Ye Olde Daze Shoppe where we specialize in all things collectible! Inventory includes artwork, antiques, collectibles and so much more! PayPal is accepted

VintageVintageAlways
http://tias.com/stores/trainerjohn/
Certified Fitness Specialist who loves vintage items and has been providing excellent service products for over 10 years.I guarantee your satisfaction. We accept PayPal.Shipping is Free.Shipping Excludes Alaska/Hawaii,US Protectorates,apo fpo,PO Box

Collector's Heaven
http://www.tias.com/stores/collectorsheaven
Welcome to my shop on the web! Selling on the internet 20 years. My inventory includes a lot of railroad collectibles, plus vintage documents, books and magazines, toys, black americanna, postcards, military, boxing, photos, advertising and more.

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!

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.

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!
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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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