Tag Archives: vintage

Looking for a Christmas gift?

Finding a good gag Christmas gift can be difficult.  But when you are looking for a gift for that special someone, like dear old Uncle Jim or your favorite bartender, the job becomes even more difficult.  Following are some suggestions … Continue reading

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Ladies Home Journal Silver-Plated Ware Premiums

My introduction to the early editions of Ladies Home Journal began when I was researching flatware made of plated steel.  I also ran across these early Ladies Home Journals when researching premium spoons.  Some of what was offered as premiums appeared to … Continue reading

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What Are These?

I have spent many hours searching the internet trying to find out what these unusual shaped mother of pearl items would be used for…with no luck.  I thought perhaps they were some sort of collar stay but I can find … Continue reading

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Research…research…research…

I’ve sold antiques on the internet for well over a decade now and the most enjoyable part of the entire process for me is the research involved.  As you well know, you never attempt to sell something unless you know … Continue reading

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