Tag Archives: kitsch

SOLD! 1950s Vintage Salmon Lucite & Ceramic Shell Lamp

  You’ve got to love this 1950s vintage salmon-colored ceramic & lucite lamp in the shape of a large shell.  It’s such a great reminder of a simpler time in our history, when pastels made an appearance in the most … Continue reading

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SOLD! Cobb Family Sign

  We love this rustic “The Cobbs” family sign, with the name carved into a wonderfully done corn cob!  It’s weathered perfectly as you can see from both the front and back pictures, and would make a super cool gift … Continue reading

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Great New Inventory inc a Stained Glass Lighthouse (SOLD), a Spy Glass, and a Sign for the “Cobb” Family (SOLD)

  We were just at an auction on Friday and picked up a number of great new items, including a wonderful dining room table with 6 chairs and huge hutch!   (It’s possible that we’ll be a little late opening … Continue reading

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Our New Heritage Gallery & Classroom – In Progress!

  As mentioned in our last post, we’re wicked excited to announce the upcoming Grand Opening of our expanded shop which will nearly double the floor space of our present shop… the Heritage Gallery will be open soon, right next door … Continue reading

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What is “Kitsch”? The Customer Asked

Our vintage poodle art by the Joyart Company says it all. However, if you’re looking for an actual definition, check out the one below from the Urban Dictionary.  The URL is included for kicks. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=kitsch  Kitsch “As an art movement, … Continue reading

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$75 Gift Card Drawings – Winner Updates

Well, we don’t know for sure what happened but it seems our first gift card winner never received the notification that he had won a $75.00 gift certificate to Heritage Collectibles! We’ve emailed him three times, with no response (including … Continue reading

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Winner #1 – From the Maine Home Show!

Holy cow… has more than two months already gone by? Back in March we exhibited at the Maine Home Show at the Colisee in Lewiston.  It was a great weekend and we made lots of new contacts.  We also offered … Continue reading

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Holy Mackerel – Come Take a Look!

Holy Mackerel! For the past 7 weeks, John​ny and I have been busting our cans between our jobs and our businesses. On April 7th, the landlord of our tiny little retail space – which was really only used as storage … Continue reading

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Get Your Very Own Heritage Collectibles Punch Card!

From June 1st to September 30, 2015, you can save up to 10% off your total purchases at Heritage Collectibles… and if you buy $250 total (after the 10% discount), you’ll earn 25% off your next purchase!  That’s pretty cool… … Continue reading

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Holy Cow… What a Week!

Holy cow, what a week…. Spent the first half of it in Los Angeles with my daughter Jessamyn, where we were setting up our new space with vintage jewelry at the Sherman Oaks Antique Mall. Back to the east coast on … Continue reading

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