Restaurant Booth Dividers? Not Sure What These Are But They Are Wonderful!!

 

We love these wrought iron dividers, although frankly we aren’t certain what they were used for.  Our best guess is that they were dividers in a restaurant, attached to the backs of booths.  We only have a few (4) left, and they are of differing sizes of between about 3-4 feet long, but for someone who loves classic elegance, these can’t be beat.

Each has a single leg or base in the middle.

I’m thinking they’d be great as dividers in flower beds.

Dimensions:  About 3-4 feet long (differing sizes). The base is about 2″; the overall height is about 9″.

Condition:   Very good.

Price:   $30.00 each or $95.00 for all four .   (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.)

Please note: The shop will be closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first biological grandchild!  Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time (although not this item, which is being offered for the first time), to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

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.

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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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New Bathroom Vanity – Super Inexpensive!

 

I picked this vanity up off craigslist to use in my own home but neglected to get the dimensions ahead of time – and it’s too small.  Luckily, I’m not out much money (although I did have to travel to get it), so can pass it on to some lucky homeowner, contractor or property manager for pretty darn cheap.  (Besides, it’s taking up too much room in the shop!)

Condition:  Very Good… It’s a nice looking piece.  It does have a few minor dings but otherwise seems in good shape.  And although there are pegs on the inside walls, it didn’t come with a shelf.

Dimensions:  41″W x 24″D x 32″H

Price:  $20.00.   (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.)

Please note: The shop will be closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first biological grandchild!  Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time (although not this item, which is being offered for the first time), to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

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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UPDATE! Heritage Collectibles Closed, 08/08/2017 (Not Feeling Well)

 

Our apologies for the last minute notice.

Exciting News!  (For us, anyway!)  The shop will be closed from September 1st-25th while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first grandchild! Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time, to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

So come on in and take advantage of our great prices!

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 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.

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.

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

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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Hours for the Week of 08/06-12, 2017 – New Collections!

 

Exciting News!  (For us, anyway!)  The shop will be closed from September 1st-25th while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first grandchild! Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time, to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

So come on in and take advantage of our great prices!

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 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.

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.

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

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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A Nice Assortment of Bronze, China, Avon and Other Bells

It’s been fun to see how many people have come into the shop, searching for bells to add to their collections.  And now I’m pleased to say that our own small collection has grown, so we have a decent variety of about 4 dozen different bells to offer – everything from bronze to china to Avon to glass!  Take a look at the pictures (keep scrolling to see more).

Condition:   Most are in excellent condition.

Price:   Individually priced, from about $2.00 and up. In the meantime, you can figure the bronze bells are about $10-$15, the Avon bells are about $10, and the others are mostly less than that.  (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax, of course.)

I’ll try to get individual pictures, and then add the prices to each under their pictures here although that may take me a while.  If you’re interested in the entire collection, I’m sure we can come up with a reasonable compromise!

Please note: The shop will be closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first biological grandchild!  Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time (although not this item, which is being offered for the first time), to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

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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A Small Collection of Clown Figurines

 

Clowns… most people either love ’em or hate ’em.  I’m one of those people who doesn’t really care one way or another – while I’m not particularly enamored of them, I’m mystified by the fear of the painted faces.

Anyway, I once took a pre-teen to a flea market to wander around and check stuff out.  She loved the clown figurines and dolls… and told me she thought it was the funniest thing that her older sister was afraid of clowns.  She insisted on taking pictures to send to her mother to show her sister.  I rather suspect Mom didn’t.

This little collection of 12 small clown figurines is in pretty good shape except for one that’s been repaired, and then there’s “Gaster” who doesn’t really seem to fit with the other eleven.  But he came with the group so here he is!

Scroll down for more pictures.

Condition:   Very good to excellent except for the one that’s been repaired.

Price:   $15.00 for the set.   (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.)

Please note: The shop will be closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first biological grandchild!  Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time (although not this item, which is being offered for the first time), to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

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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This Is A Fabulous Bronze Collection!

 

A friend had been storing her beloved grandparents’ bronze collection in her home, where they weren’t doing anyone any good.  She asked me to take a look at it, and we spent half an hour or more going through several boxes of bronze miniatures, music boxes, vases, candlesticks, figurines and other pieces, each of which had been individually wrapped in paper to help preserve them from damage.  (It was bittersweet for my friend, as she remembered most of the pieces and even where they were located in her grandparents’ home.)

By no means did I see everything in those boxes, and I had no idea of the total collection’s value (although I did look up a few individual items while we carefully unwrapped and re-wrapped some of the pieces), but since most of the pieces were in great condition, I decided to take a chance on purchasing the entire collection from my friend.  We haven’t had a great deal of bronze in the shop, but what we have had has done okay.

This afternoon I unwrapped everything and found I was now in possession of a wonderful array of very nice quality vintage bronze, with most of the pieces made in India or Korea.  I haven’t yet had a chance to organize them all, but there are about 125 or so individual items.

Hopefully tomorrow I’ll have time to sort them and provide better pictures, and separate blogs for each type of piece.  In the meantime, if you or someone you know loves bronze, please take a look.

OH! By the way… there’s even a glass Red Sox baseball paperweight with a bronze base. Surely that’ll fetch a decent sum?  (Insert smiley emoticon here.)  Go Sox!

Keep scrolling for more pictures.

Condition:  Almost every single piece is in excellent condition.

Price:   Each piece will be individually priced; I may also group them by type with a bulk price.  If you’re a quality dealer with an eye for such things, I’d be happy to talk to you about buying larger quantities.

Please note: The shop will be closed from September 1-25 while Linda visits her daughter and son-in-law for the birth of her first biological grandchild!  Prices on many items are being reduced prior to that time (although not this bronze collection, which is being offered for the first time), to help get the shop cleared and organized, and ready for new inventory when Linda returns – in time for the holiday season.

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.

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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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