Countdown! Bookcases and More on Sale!

 

We’re in the final stages of closing the antiques & furniture portion of the shop, while preparing to reopen what’s now the back room / furniture gallery as a used bookstore.

Therefore, there are some really good deals going on today (Saturday, November 18) and tomorrow (Sunday, November 19)!  If you need bookcases or furniture or office chairs, come take a look!

The place is a wreck… we’re still packing those items that are going to other shops but would be thrilled to sell inventory now, rather than moving it!  Once inventory is moved to the other locations (or any that stays here after this weekend), the sale will no longer be in effect!

So come on in and save money now!


Here’s the previous information on the changes (although some of it is outdated… I’ve just run out of time to rewrite it… sorry!): 

Because my day job is so demanding, and it’s been tough to keep up with the shop on Main Street since my beloved John died, I’m trying to simplify the business, and have begun putting a lot of our inventory in various other antique malls and flea markets.

You can now find us in the shops listed below!  (I’ll always say “us” because this business was our baby… my husband’s and mine.)

Unfortunately, this also means our Main Street shop location will be closing around the first to middle of November.  We aren’t having a “going out of business” sale because the business isn’t closing, we’re just moving inventory to other shops, but there will be a couple of sales…

Today (Sunday, the 15th) is the last day of our current Book Sale, Fill a Bag for 5 Bucks… we’ll be having another, with loads of new books added, beginning on Sunday, October 22.  More info to come!

Then around the end of October or beginning of November, we’ll be selling some of the larger furniture I don’t want to deal with moving (unless I have to), fixtures and so forth.  So watch for that sale, too!

As always, if you’re coming from any distance, please give me a call ahead of time to ensure I’ll be open… if our hours don’t work with your schedule and if I can possibly swing it, I can be available some mornings before 10:00.  Most afternoons through the evening, I’m at my social work job until at least 8:00 pm but I could possibly open up after I get out of work.

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Some Quick Details:

  • Pricing.  The prices given are firm, especially if I have to drive to one of the other locations to pick it up and ship it to you.  Some of the shops our inventory is in may give a discount for any individual item valued at more than a certain dollar figure if you buy it from them directly… that’s between you and the policies of whichever shop the item is located in.
  • Holding Items.  Sorry, none of the shops we’re doing business with will hold an item without payment as we’ve all been burned by this in the past.
  • Availability.  I hate to say this, but please do not call or message me to ask if an item is available… if the post doesn’t indicate in the title that the item has sold, then I believe it hasn’t yet been sold.  Your best bet would be to call the shop it’s located in and ask them.  Some shops will, however, tell you they don’t have the staffing or the time to go check.
  • Shipping.  If you definitely want an item and are willing to pay the purchase price upfront and to have it shipped to you (which we’ve done in the past), we absolutely will continue to do that – although it could take a week or more before we can get it sent out.  (It’s my overloaded plate… I’m a full-time social worker with a challenging schedule, so generally a requested item will have to wait until a regularly planned trip to the shop in question.)
  • Questions.  I try to put as much information as a buyer might need in the description, and provide pictures that include both the highlights and any dings or damage to the items.  Because I no longer have the items listed readily available, it could be a week o more before I can respond to a specific question if I have to physically go to the shop where the item is located to get any answers.

Layaway Plan:  Please see our “Details: Layaway Plan” page.

Payment Information:   Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.

Shipping & Delivery Information:  Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.

*******************************************************

Locations:

Until about mid November, 2017:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
As of Thanksgiving of 2017, Heritage Collectibles has closed its 189 Main Street storefront, and is in the process of moving most of the antique & furniture inventory to other shops (see below).  We are keeping the furniture gallery section of the shop, however and will use that to house Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps…. it will primarily offer books, maps, records & ephemera.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (Our Heritage Books & Maps blog isn’t presently as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

After about the first of December, 2017:

189 B Main Street (rear entrance, off the alley at the end of the building, on the Park Street side), Lewiston ME.
As mentioned above, this space will be reopened as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, with the books and maps being my husband’s personal baby.  This shop will carry specialized books, Maine & New England items, maps, ephemera and other cool stuff.  Hours will likely be Saturdays from 10:00-4:00 or by appointment only… or as I have time to open.

This will also be the location of The (Grief) Warrior support groups.

Our other locations, as of October 1st, 2017:

Oxford – The Undercover Antique Mall, 960 Main Street (207) 539-4149.
We have some great, less expensive inventory for you to check out at the Undercover Antique Mall, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!  We’re in booth #56.

Scarborough – The Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, 578 U S Route 1.  (207) 229-4263.  Looking for cookbooks and kitchen-related items?  Check out our small space (#99) at the Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!

Waterville –  Hathaway Mill Antique Mall, 10 Water St.   (207) 877-0250 
We now have a space (Booth #23) in the brand spanking new Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Westbrook – The Den of Antiquities, 1399 Bridgton Rd.  (207) 650-3007.
Just ask for us by name, or by booth 56!  The Den of Antiquities is a wonderful antique shop with loads of great items, including our own!  Please come check us out, Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HBM Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on book-related special good through Saturday of that week!  (As of September 1st, 2017, we are no longer offering text specials for Heritage Collectibles.)

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

 

*****************************

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The (Grief) Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The (Grief) Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

 

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Closing the Shop, but Not the Business

 

For the past year, I’ve been pulling double duty – working my full-time social work job, and trying to keep Heritage Collectibles going.  Both jobs are challenging and demanding, and I’m never, ever caught up.

I wanted to keep the shop open because it was our dream – Johnny’s and mine – and was going to be his retirement gig, as soon as we could get it making enough money that he could quit his full-time job.

But he didn’t live long enough for that.

So for the past year, I’ve been working 100+ hour work weeks, while steadily falling further and further behind in my personal life, and as far as marketing the business, keeping it organized, managing the finances, and so forth.  It’s a business that really demands a huge number of hours put into it each week, and between us, Johnny and I were staying on top of it.  It was rough, but we were doing it.

Unfortunately, without him, I can’t keep it going.  Because of my job, the shop can’t be open enough hours a week, and those hours are too often inconsistent.  (I get multiple comments every day from people who say “You’re never open”.  I was usually open 30 or so hours a week, but they weren’t the “right” hours.)  And it’s not making enough money to afford to pay someone, so that’s not an option.

Anyway, as I said, the business itself isn’t closing, just the shop.  I’m in the process of moving inventory to 5 other antique malls and flea markets, which are listed below (keep scrolling).  I’m also thinking about keeping 5 Park Street as a specialized bookstore open by appointment and other occasional hours – it would additionally be a location for The (Grief) Warrior support groups.

Since I’m not going out of business, there won’t be a “going out of business sale”.  However, I will have a couple of sales coming up.

Book Sale!  $5.00 a Bag!  October 13-14-15, from 8:00 am – 11:00 am at 5 Park Street.  More information can be found here:   https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com/2017/09/18/its-gonna-be-a-book-sale-fill-a-bag-for-five-bucks/ 

Fixtures & Leftover Inventory Sale!  No dates have been scheduled for this yet, but it will likely be October 29 – November 4.   That will give me time to finish getting anything left out of the building, and the space cleaned up so the shop can be closed as of Thanksgiving.

Thank you to all of our wonderful customers over the past three years!

As always, until we’re actually closed, if you’re coming from any distance, please give me a call ahead of time to ensure I’ll be open… if our hours don’t work with your schedule and if I can possibly swing it, I can be available some mornings before 10:00.  Most afternoons through the evening, I’m at my social work job until at least 8:00 pm but I could possibly open up after I get out of work.

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Our Locations:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps have been combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (The Books and Maps blog isn’t as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

5 Park Street, Lewiston ME.
Papa’s Thrift Shop
 has re-opened at 5 Park Street (it’s in the same building as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps but with a separate entrance around the corner from the 189 Main Street address)!   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

Also:

Oxford – The Undercover Antique Mall, 960 Main Street.  We have some great, less expensive inventory for you to check out at the Undercover Antique Mall, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!  We’re in booth #56.

Scarborough – The Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, 578 U S Route 1.  Looking for cookbooks and kitchen-related items?  Check out our small space (#99) at the Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!

Waterville – The Hathaway Mill Antique Mall, 10 Water Street.  We now have a small space (Booth #23) in the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Westbrook – The Den of Antiquities, 1399 Bridgton Road.   Just ask for us by name, or by booth 56!  The Den of Antiquities is a wonderful antique shop with loads of great items, including our own!  Please come check us out, Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

*****************************

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The (Grief) Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The (Grief) Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

 

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We Have Two Wonderful Vintage Rocking Horses!

 

Take a look at these three sweet little rocking horses!

Condition:   Each is in very good condition.

Prices:
SOLD!  Horsie #1 (antique, colored, carousel-style) – $48.00!
Horsie #2 (vintage or vintage style, with the white mane) – $18.00!
Horsie #3 (vintage, brown mane) – $24.00!

Plus the 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.

Location:  The horsies can be found at our booth (#56) at the Undercover Antique Mall, 960 Main Street, in Oxford.

Some Quick Details:

  • Pricing.  The prices given are firm, especially if I have to drive to one of the other locations to pick it up and ship it to you.  Some of the shops our inventory is in may give a discount for any individual item valued at more than a certain dollar figure if you buy it from them directly… that’s between you and the policies of whichever shop the item is located in.
  • Holding Items.  Sorry, none of the shops we’re doing business with will hold an item without payment as we’ve all been burned by this in the past.
  • Availability.  I hate to say this, but please do not call or message me to ask if an item is available… if the post doesn’t indicate in the title that the item has sold, then I believe it hasn’t yet been sold.  Your best bet would be to call the shop it’s located in and ask them.  Some shops will, however, tell you they don’t have the staffing or the time to go check.
  • Shipping.  If you definitely want an item and are willing to pay the purchase price upfront and to have it shipped to you (which we’ve done in the past), we absolutely will continue to do that – although it could take a week or more before we can get it sent out.  (It’s my overloaded plate… I’m a full-time social worker with a challenging schedule, so generally a requested item will have to wait until a regularly planned trip to the shop in question.)
  • Questions.  I try to put as much information as a buyer might need in the description, and provide pictures that include both the highlights and any dings or damage to the items.  Because I no longer have the items listed readily available, it could be a week o more before I can respond to a specific question if I have to physically go to the shop where the item is located to get any answers.

Layaway Plan:  Please see our “Details: Layaway Plan” page.

Payment Information:   Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.

Shipping & Delivery Information:  Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.

*******************************************************

Locations:

Until about mid November, 2017:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
As of Thanksgiving of 2017, Heritage Collectibles has closed its 189 Main Street storefront, and is in the process of moving most of the antique & furniture inventory to other shops (see below).  We are keeping the furniture gallery section of the shop, however and will use that to house Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps…. it will primarily offer books, maps, records & ephemera.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (Our Heritage Books & Maps blog isn’t presently as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

After about the first of December, 2017:

189 B Main Street (rear entrance, off the alley at the end of the building, on the Park Street side), Lewiston ME.
As mentioned above, this space will be reopened as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, with the books and maps being my husband’s personal baby.  This shop will carry specialized books, Maine & New England items, maps, ephemera and other cool stuff.  Hours will likely be Saturdays from 10:00-4:00 or by appointment only… or as I have time to open.

This will also be the location of The (Grief) Warrior support groups.

Our other locations, as of October 1st, 2017:

Oxford – The Undercover Antique Mall, 960 Main Street (207) 539-4149.
We have some great, less expensive inventory for you to check out at the Undercover Antique Mall, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!  We’re in booth #56.

Scarborough – The Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, 578 U S Route 1.  (207) 229-4263.  Looking for cookbooks and kitchen-related items?  Check out our small space (#99) at the Southern Maine Indoor Flea Market, seven days a week from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm!

Waterville –  Hathaway Mill Antique Mall, 10 Water St.   (207) 877-0250 
We now have a space (Booth #23) in the brand spanking new Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Westbrook – The Den of Antiquities, 1399 Bridgton Rd.  (207) 650-3007.
Just ask for us by name, or by booth 56!  The Den of Antiquities is a wonderful antique shop with loads of great items, including our own!  Please come check us out, Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HBM Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on book-related special good through Saturday of that week!  (As of September 1st, 2017, we are no longer offering text specials for Heritage Collectibles.)

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

 

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me like crazy, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

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Vintage Child’s Rocking Horse!

 

I love this old rocking horse that was picked up at a recent auction – and am tempted to buy it off the shop for one of our grandchildren, but as we’ve said before on here, we just can’t keep everything that we like!

Condition:   Good to Very Good.    There’s some minor rust on the springs, but there are no breakages and everything appears to be working properly..

Location:  The horsie is at our booth (#23) at the Hathaway Mill Antiques Mall, 10 Water Street in Waterville ME 04901.

Price:   Just $40.00!   Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.

Please note: The shop at 189 Main Street in Lewiston is closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter, son-in-law and new grandson!  

Some Quick Details:

  • Prices Are Firm.  We do not negotiate on the prices listed in our blogs… they’re set based on what the item cost us and our expenses in running the shop.
  • Sales. We do occasionally have sales or reduce the prices on an item (usually if the item has been in the shop for at least 6 months with plenty of marketing).  If so, that reduced price will be posted.
  • Holding Items.  Sorry, not without payment.  We used to when we first opened the shops, and found that too often the person asking us to hold an item never came back and we lost sales in the interim to someone who was standing there with cash in hand. Obviously, that’s not good business.
  • Questions.  This is tough… I’d like to be responsive to everyone who has questions, but I work full time as a social worker, and full time at this shop hoping that someday it will make enough money so I can retire from that social work job.  This means I have very limited time to respond to questions, especially if those questions have already been answered in this blog or on our various posts.  So I may not have time to respond…
  • Dealers. We’re happy to talk to you!  Please remember to bring a copy of your State Resellers License.

Layaway Plan:  Please see our “Details: Layaway Plan” page.

Payment Information:   Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.

Shipping & Delivery Information:  Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.

********************************************************

Locations:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps have been combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (The Books and Maps blog isn’t as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

5 Park Street, Lewiston ME.
Papa’s Thrift Shop
 has re-opened at 5 Park Street (it’s in the same building as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps but with a separate entrance around the corner from the 189 Main Street address)!   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

10 Water Street, Waterville ME.
We now have a small space (Booth #23) in the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HC Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on specials good through Saturday of that week!

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

***********************************

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

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Vintage 1940s Era Glamour / American Beauties Pinup Posters

 

Both Johnny and I loved the WW II era glamour girl pinups… those saucy ladies with a twinkle in their eyes and mostly dressed, but still suggestive of … well, you know.

I like(d) them because they’re fun and sexy and actually pretty wholesome.  John liked them because… well, he was quite the man.  ‘Nuff said there!

Condition:   Good to Very Good.    They’re mostly in very good condition, as they’ve been wrapped in plastic for the past 70 years.  I additionally placed each in a plastic art sleeve with a loose foam board support.

Dimensions:  Approximately 11″ x 14″.   I neglected to measure them and am now writing this from memory!

Location:  The girls are at our booth (#23) at the Hathaway Mill Antiques Mall, 10 Water Street in Waterville ME 04901.

Price:   $20.00 each; discounts for bulk purchases (for 5 or all 10).   Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.

Please note: The shop at 189 Main Street in Lewiston is closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter, son-in-law and new grandson!  

Some Quick Details:

  • Prices Are Firm.  We do not negotiate on the prices listed in our blogs… they’re set based on what the item cost us and our expenses in running the shop.
  • Sales. We do occasionally have sales or reduce the prices on an item (usually if the item has been in the shop for at least 6 months with plenty of marketing).  If so, that reduced price will be posted.
  • Holding Items.  Sorry, not without payment.  We used to when we first opened the shops, and found that too often the person asking us to hold an item never came back and we lost sales in the interim to someone who was standing there with cash in hand. Obviously, that’s not good business.
  • Questions.  This is tough… I’d like to be responsive to everyone who has questions, but I work full time as a social worker, and full time at this shop hoping that someday it will make enough money so I can retire from that social work job.  This means I have very limited time to respond to questions, especially if those questions have already been answered in this blog or on our various posts.  So I may not have time to respond…
  • Dealers. We’re happy to talk to you!  Please remember to bring a copy of your State Resellers License.

Layaway Plan:  Please see our “Details: Layaway Plan” page.

Payment Information:   Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.

Shipping & Delivery Information:  Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.

********************************************************

Locations:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps have been combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (The Books and Maps blog isn’t as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

5 Park Street, Lewiston ME.
Papa’s Thrift Shop
 has re-opened at 5 Park Street (it’s in the same building as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps but with a separate entrance around the corner from the 189 Main Street address)!   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

10 Water Street, Waterville ME.
We now have a small space (Booth #23) in the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HC Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on specials good through Saturday of that week!

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

***********************************

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

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Reminder: We Are Closed Through September 25, While We Are Visiting Our New Grandson!

 

Our booth (#23) at the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall, 10 Water Street in Waterville is OPEN, 10:00-5:00, seven days a week!  We’ve crammed it full of great inventory, so please check it out!

When we return, come check out the following!

Heritage Books & Maps!  Although we couldn’t get it completely organized before we left, we’re pleased with the way the Books & Maps section of the shop is looking!  We have loads of vintage & contemporary hardcover fiction; a section devoted to cats, dogs and other animals; an area for spiritual books; hundreds of religious books; psychology, sociology and mental health; other languages; architecture; mechanics & engineering; science; medicine & health; humor; children’s; cookbooks;  travel & adventure; American history; world history; military history; biographies and memoirs; gardening; domestic arts; sports; antique reference; building & farmsteading; music; and the arts…. as well as loads of other categories!

Expanded Music Room!  We moved all of our vinyl, music books and instruments to a larger space within the shop… and now have some other equipment such as speakers, and DVD players on sale!

Check Out Our New Tool Room!  We’ve moved all of our tools into the old Music Room, and added quite a few items.  I’m actively looking for more antique and vintage tools to buy since we’ve sold a lot in the past few weeks… so send your referrals this-a-way!

Frames & Small Mirrors Closet!  We have piles of old and new picture frames for sale and finally have set up a space to display them all together.

Arts & Crafts and Small Group Classroom!  Our classroom has been reclaimed!  (It had turned into a junk storage room for far too long.)  We’re planning to start our classes again this fall!

We’re still reorganizing, and trying to find room for the 10,000 books we have in stock (several thousand are taking up half of our own personal garage), but we’re working on it!

Recent News: We now have a space (Booth #23) at the Hathaway Mill Antique Center at 10 Water Street in Waterville!

Hours:  Our hours have expanded!  We are now open longer hours on Fridays and most Sundays.  NOTE:  This Sunday, August 13, we will be open from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm only!

As always, if you’re coming from any distance, please give me a call ahead of time to ensure I’ll be open… if our hours don’t work with your schedule and if I can possibly swing it, I can be available some mornings before 10:00.  Most afternoons through the evening, I’m at my social work job until at least 8:00 pm but I could possibly open up after I get out of work.

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Our Locations:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps have been combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (The Books and Maps blog isn’t as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

5 Park Street, Lewiston ME.
Papa’s Thrift Shop
 has re-opened at 5 Park Street (it’s in the same building as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps but with a separate entrance around the corner from the 189 Main Street address)!   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

10 Water Street, Waterville ME.
We now have a small space (Booth #23) in the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HC Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on specials good through Saturday of that week!

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

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In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

 

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Attention: Due to Jackasses, There Will Be NO More Curb Alerts Behind Heritage Collectibles

With every curb alert, I post the following:

Please be respectful and don’t make a mess in the alley or in front of the shop.  My landlord parks there and he’s been really really good to us, but he doesn’t like to see a mess – and who can blame him?  Thank you!

Believe me, we greatly appreciate everyone who is respectful, and all who have helped us continue to give away thousands of dollars worth of free stuff every year.

This past weekend, though.  I was disgusted by some jerk and posted the following:

And to the person who left the bucket filled with cigarette butts and empty “nips” bottles… gee, thanks.  I give free stuff and you leave trash.  Really classy.

Well I’m sure no one reading this will believe it, but while I was working at the shop on Sunday afternoon, some jackass decided he (or she) wanted the metal bucket… so dumped all of those nasty disgusting cigarette butts and other crap (including some kind of liquid) into the box of remaining free items.

I had to throw away everything that was left.

That’s it.  I’m done.  I’ve cleaned up too many half-filled coffee cups, pieces of trash and so forth from our free items.  I’m not going to do it any more.  From now on, everything’s going to Goodwill.

The jackasses spoiled it for everyone else.  I’m sorry.

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Our Locations:

189 Main Street, Lewiston ME.
Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps have been combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps.  We’d love it if you would follow our blogs!  (The Books and Maps blog isn’t as active as the Heritage Collectibles one.)
 https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com https://heritagebooksandmaps.com

5 Park Street, Lewiston ME.
Papa’s Thrift Shop
 has re-opened at 5 Park Street (it’s in the same building as Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps but with a separate entrance around the corner from the 189 Main Street address)!   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

10 Water Street, Waterville ME.
We now have a small space (Booth #23) in the Hathaway Mill Antique Mall!  Here you’ll find only items produced in or before 1965.

Other Ways of Finding Us:

Sign up for our Weekly Specials by Text club!  Just text us at 207 740 2247 with the message “HC Weekly Specials” and you’ll receive a single text every Monday morning with info on specials good through Saturday of that week!

You can also find us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/heritagecollectibles and https://www.facebook.com/groups/heritagecollectibles

And we’re on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/heritagegifts.

#inexpensivehomedecor
#repurposerecycleupcycle

*****************************

In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps and Papa’s Thrift Shop will go to help fund The Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 20o1.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

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