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Coming Soon! Heritage Auctions – On-Line Auctions Available by Computer or Your Smart Phone!

Coming soon!  On-line auctions! We’re not quite sure when we’ll be able to pull it all together, since our other business (providing office management and consulting services to independent therapists and small businesses) is keeping us pretty busy, but we’re … Continue reading

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Rather… Uh… Interesting Plastic Adult Novelty Dolls

Okay, these two adult novelty toys are definitely from another era.  I have no idea if they were supposed to be battery operated or if they’re missing something that makes them move or shake their hips.  But they are certainly … Continue reading

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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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