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Vintage Amber and Filigreed Metal, Partitioned Hanging Light Fixture

This vintage ceiling light fixture and lamp is just soooo pretty.  I love love love it! It would look great in a Victorian, art deco, Hemingway-ish, or even a farmhouse style home or office. Dimensions:  The globe itself is 13″ … Continue reading

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Map of the Inter-Colonial Wars, First Published in the Late 1800s

According to the inscription on the back, this was first published in 1887, 1893 and/or 1901.  I’m not sure which date is accurate.  Maps were my late husband’s bailiwick – he loved them!  He also loved any history relating to … Continue reading

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An Apple or Corn Drier of Old Iron

Old farmhouses used to have at least one or two of these available to dry apples or ears of corn.   This has fewer arms and is smaller than some, but it’s still very cool – and useful! Dimensions:  It’s about … Continue reading

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Brass Boy Tipping a Large Barrel

This brass depiction of a young man wrestling with a large barrel is quite detailed.  It gives one a strong sense of how physically challenging some work can be. Dimensions:  It’s about 5 1/2″ high by 4″ in diameter.. FIRM … Continue reading

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Lovely Vintage Filigree Hors D’oeuvres Spoon Set with Wooden Box

These lovely vintage filigree hors d’oeuvres spoons are very delicate in looks, but appear to be quite sturdy, nonetheless!  Dainty but useful! Dimensions:  Each spoon is about 5.5″ long.  The box is about 6″ long. FIRM Price:  $24.00, plus 5.5% … Continue reading

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Vintage Mushroom Pattern Child’s Plastic Dinnerware Set

This 40-piece set is just adorable!  It has 6 each of the following: plates, cups, saucers, forks, knives and spoons, as well as a pitcher and sugar & creamer.. FIRM Price:  $15.00, plus 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax of $.83 … Continue reading

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Our New Gallery: Beginning March 05, You Can Shop Our Inventory in Person! (By Appointment Only)

This is an update of a previous post… we’re excited because we already have customers asking when we’ll be opening the Heritage Collectibles Gallery!  Here are the specifics! Beginning Friday, March 5, the Heritage Collectibles Gallery will be open by … Continue reading

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When an Item Description Doesn’t Make Sense

Those who follow this website regularly know that I often will get an item ready to post, then realize I forgot to get the dimensions. It’s always a face plant moment, but I tend to post the item anyway with … Continue reading

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Large Buffet Warming Tray – Great For When You’re Juggling Several Dishes at Once!

This is a nice basic home buffet warming tray.  It has just one constant temperature (it’s either “On” or “Off”), which is “warm” not hot – and that’s what you want.  It seems pretty heavy duty, and can hold several … Continue reading

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For Bogart & Bacall Fans

A fan of old movies?  Perhaps just a fan of Bogart, or maybe only of Bacall?  Or it could be their love story that’s so fascinating?  No matter, it’s still hard to believe that such an iconic actor as Humphrey … Continue reading

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