Published on March 3, 2010
As we prepare for the Schoharie Antique show, and the kick-off of our 2010 show season, I want to rerun a post from a year ago. Following are my tips for enjoying an antique show, whether you are a seasoned antiquer or a newbie to the game .
1. Bring cash.
Many antique show dealers do not accept credit cards. You can also write a check, so bring those too, but it is wise to have cash in your pocket. You can complete transactions quickly (and get on to the next booth!) and dealers appreciate it. It…READ MORE
Published on March 1, 2010
I have finally gotten the lot of vintage CathrineHolm enamel kitchenware listed on ebay. I promised to do so when I blogged about it here, and I can’t believe it has taken me this long. But at any rate, it’s up and you can find it here. Get on over there and bid, and get some of these tasty mid-century goodies for yourself (or someone else — Mother’s Day approaches, you know.)READ MORE
Published on February 28, 2010
Did you know that the days of the month in 1915 and 2010 are the same? See – today is Sunday Feb. 28, and the 28th of Feb. in 1915 was Sunday too. It’s the little things that make me happy.
Last year Steven’s dad bought a bunch of great old paper (early automobile advertising, catalogs, some wonderful old children’s books) out of a house. And while the intention was to sell the stuff, he held this charming antique calendar aside for me. Because everybody knows how I feel about dog stuff – especially anything…READ MORE