Category Archives: Collectibles

Beautiful, Unsigned Art in Scipio Utah

Image 1 (above) – Appears to be an artist’s interpretation of Wouterus Verschuur’s “Horses and people in a courtyard.” (Dutch artist 1812 – 1874) If you are ever passing through Scipio, Utah, you might want to pull off the Interstate … Continue reading

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Blue Franciscan Madeira Water Glasses Made by Tiffin

What can I say but “hooray” when I find seven beautiful blue Tiffin Madeira water goblets at Good Will for $1.99 each? I believe they retail for around $18.00 each, and would be considered a bargain at $6.00 each (plus … Continue reading

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Identifying Original American Fostoria Creamers

Here is a photo of three of my “Fostoria” creamers.  But only one of them is genuine.  Can you tell which one it is? Creamer “A” is my most recent purchase.  For a long time, I owned only “B” and … Continue reading

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The Curse of Sealed Christmas Records

But a mere 5 minutes after I posted my last blog entry, I came across another sealed Christmas record in my collection.  Obviously, I need to take the time to go through my 33.3 records and see what I really … Continue reading

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Sorry, Honey. The Record is Sealed

It’s mid-December and time to listen to Christmas music!  So this afternoon I pulled out a few of my vintage 33.3 vinyl Christmas albums, including Bing Crosby, Mitch Miller and Elvis.  The album pictured below was one of them, too. … Continue reading

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Hedy Lamarr, ca. 1938?

Ladies and gentlemen, if you have an old photo in an old 8 x 10 frame, and if you yourself did not put that picture in that frame, well, you just might want to open it up and see what’s … Continue reading

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Joan Perry, 1937, Columbia Pictures

You might want to look through those boxes in your garage.  Look what we found in ours.  Apparently, Joan Perry (from Pensacola, Florida) was a friend of my Great Aunt’s.  The photo is in much better shape than it appears … Continue reading

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