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This figure of St George was one of my lovely mum’s favourite finds.

He belongs to an era when Mum had stalls at antique fairs in the South of England. 679 more words

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I am a collector, please help me!!!

Okay, so I admit it. I am a collector, was a collector…

Then again, do you ever really stop collecting?

I haven’t been the same collector I was a few years ago, but I haven’t gotten rid of anything either. 996 more words


Smethwick Street Party 1953

This photograph was found at Kinver Antiques Fair in Staffordshire a few months ago.

The image measures 6.5 x 4.75″ & the reverse reads Smethwick Street Party 1953. 50 more words


Fakenham Market Finds

My latest Fakenham market find is this lovely little musical box for just £2.00! .

Not very ethical some may say – I might even decorate it with a piece of my own art :-)


What Do We Want?

This is from one of those “question” threads on DoA. Figured I’d share outside of the one place I can guarantee it won’t get read. The person must be rich because they seem concerned that the pace of LE dolls is slowing down. 746 more words


Dos and Don'ts of Autograph Collecting Through the Mail

In a previous entry, I noted how I collect autographed sports cards through the mail. Here is an entry I wrote for Inside Pulse detailing the dos and don’ts of the hobby, originally published February 16, 2009. 766 more words


Clothes Pins Print

Clothes pins make me think of dress shirts and bed sheets, frozen in the shapes of a windy afternoon. Memories from years long gone.

I bought a box of them at an antique store on a recent visit to Winnipeg. 141 more words