Tag Archives: Heritage Collectibles

Wrought vs Rod vs Cast Iron – What’s the Difference?

Until doing a bit of research for this blog, I had always figured that when people said “rod” iron, they actually meant “wrought”. I didn’t know there was a difference. (Now, if I’d asked my late husband, he would have … Continue reading

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Charming Little Cast Iron Table or Plant Stand with Two Green Tiles – From Our Lawn & Garden Shop

It’s not very big or flashy, but this accent table with the cast iron legs will make a good impression – whether it’s in your entry way or in the garden. Condition:  It’s in good solid condition, with very minimal … Continue reading

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Two Great Wooden Boxes in Red Paint

Here are a couple of sturdy boxes painted in red.  Stack them, display them, use them!  They’re boxes and you’ll always find a use for them! The first box is built sort of like a file box with the carved … Continue reading

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This Gold Victorian Chair Has Great Solid Bones!

The bones, as they say, of this chair are just great.  The dark cherry or mahogany wood is solid and sturdy, and seems very well made.  It’s a lovely piece, which is far more gold in color than the photos … Continue reading

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A Very Solid Quilt Rack in Great Shape!

Quilt racks come in all shapes and sizes, from seriously grand to rather flimsy.  Ours is somewhere in the middle.  It’s not wicked pricey, but neither is it apt to fall apart if you throw a couple of heavy quilts … Continue reading

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For the Plumber or Handy-Person in Your Life – Or Just Because They’re Very Cool!

My late husband could do anything – well, at least, I thought so.  By day, he installed survival systems on billion-dollar Naval destroyers all over the world, and then (eventually) came home and fixed the plumbing and electricity in the … Continue reading

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Lighthouse and Saltwater Marsh 3-Panel Room Divider

This room divider is just beautiful – a perfect addition to any ocean-side home or camp, or perhaps for someone who misses the salt air and is stuck inland.  The scene depicted is the same on both sides. Condition:  I … Continue reading

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Here’s a Nice Little Mid Century Record Cabinet – Updated, Price Reduced

UPDATED: I didn’t notice that this cabinet is a bit wobbly, until it was leaned on a bit. Although it seems structurally sound, there is a wobble.  Someone inquiring asked how much of a wobble, and I had to tell … Continue reading

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The Blue Velvet of This Victorian Chair is Just Stunning!

The color of the upholstery in this chair is so vibrant it draws the eye, over and over.  And it’s sooooo soft!  What a gorgeous chair! Condition:  Visually, the chair looks fabulous.  Structurally it’s in good shape, except you can … Continue reading

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Adorable Chair with Painted Vines & Lady Bugs to Use As a Plant Stand! – From Our Lawn & Garden Shop.

I have a few old chairs that I use outside in my gardens as plant stands – this would fit right in with them!  How cute is it, anyway? Look at the little ladybugs scattered here and there! The chair … Continue reading

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