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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
Posted in Books - Cookbooks Tagged Americana, antique, art, Heritage Collectibles, kitsch, lamp, Lewiston, lighting, lucite, pink, salmon, shell, vintage Leave a comment
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
Posted in Books - Cookbooks, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Furniture - Classic but Contemporary, Hours Tagged Americana, antique, antiques, art, Cobb, cookbooks, dining room, electronics, first edition books, Heritage Collectibles, hours, hutch, kitsch, Lewiston, lighthouse, music cabinet, oscillator, primitives, recycle, repurpose, Roving Bookman, signage, spy glass, stained glass, telescope, topographical maps, upcycle, vintage, vintage book Leave a comment
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
Posted in Art - Classic & Vintage, Art - Contemporary, Art - Nudes & Pinups, Art - Retro, Books & Literature - All On This Site, Books - Maine & Local, Books - Reference, Classes & Seminars, Events, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Furniture - Mid Century Modern, Hours, Repurposing, Craft & Upcycling Ideas, Requests by Our Customers Tagged Americana, antique, appraisals, calendars, carbon footprint, classic art, collectible, collection, consignments, contemporary art, curiosities, first edition books, Heritage Collectibles, hours, kitsch, Lewiston, lithographs, Maine, photos, pin ups, primitives, railroad, recycle, repurpose, signage, topographical maps, transportation, upcycle, valuations, Vargas girls, vintage calendars Leave a comment
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
Posted in Art - Retro Tagged 1940s, 1950s, art, California, collectible, Heritage Collectibles, Joyart, kitsch, pink poodle, poodle, retro, tacky Leave a comment
$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
Posted in General Information Tagged Americana, antique, art, boutique, collectible, drawing, gift certificate, Heritage Collectibles, kitsch, Lewiston, military, signage, vintage, winner Leave a comment
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
Posted in General Information Tagged Americana, antique, art, boutique, collectible, Heritage Collectibles, kitsch, Lewiston, military, signage, vintage Leave a comment
Holy Mackerel – Come Take a Look!
Holy Mackerel! For the past 7 weeks, Johnny 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
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
When the Universe Gives You a Sign… Sometimes Ya Just Gotta Run with It
Opening a retail shop was supposed to be at the tail-end of a two-year plan for this business, which we started in August of 2014. We’d test it out, put items in various flea markets and antique shops, try eBay … Continue reading
Posted in General Information Tagged Americana, antique, antiques, art, boutique, collectible, Heritage Collectibles, kitsch, Maine, vintage, vintage book Leave a comment