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Archive for the 'Antiques and Collectibles' Category

Royal Coincidence

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Stopped by the Local Thrift Store today, generally not the best day of the week to encounter “finds” of any kind. So I thought it interesting that today, of all days, I would find this Made in England bone china teacup and saucer. Strange how things happen sometimes. Of course I had to buy it.

Vintage American Dishes

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

In general during my thrift shop travels I do not look for dishes. I look for vases and other pottery and glass pieces usable in the business. Occasionally I’ll stumble upon a plate or two that is damaged by chips or cracks but may be of value to people I know who use them for […]

Augusta Thrift

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Vintage Ice Bucket While in Augusta, we stopped in a few shops that were thrift shops or multiple dealer antique stores. The thrift stores were scary, with nothing I cared to even touch — though I did see people buying a lot of things. The multiple dealer shops offering antiques and collectibles were much more […]

Craigslist Score

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Victorian Chair Sunday morning I looked at Craigslist furniture-by-owner listings. Force of habit, really. I am not seriously looking for anything other than a matched set of two chairs suitable for a guest room and keeping my options open for storage possibilities for the office. Craigslist leisure browsing really. I do secretly dream of finding […]