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Justina Cegelski, shopper. She picked up a couple of English teacups at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis’s Annual Estate Sale last April. Pictured at left: Interior view of the beautiful Woman’s Club of Minneapolis building.
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Women get behind sale & causes by Britt Aamodt MINNEAPOLIS – Spring 1907: Teddy Roosevelt occupied the White House. Cars jostled with horsedrawn wagons on city streets. And in Minneapolis, 25 women convened at the public library to establish a new club devoted to civic and charitable works. The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been around longer than the Model T and its 1928 clubhouse overlooking Loring Park is a recognized historic landmark. Over a hundred years later its membership is still actively involved in the betterment of women and children through The point with a good champagne flute is to make it tall enough so the bubbly doesn’t bubble over. But for Diane Henry, coordinator of the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis’s Annual Estate Sale, the flutes and the other donated items are a means of funding the club’s charitable causes.
The Woman’s Club’s location overlooking Loring Park on the edge of downtown guarantees them a lot of foot traffic for the one-day sale. Browsers 7 Rush sale “gift store,” which sell smaller can also check out the dollar table and City items. (Photos by Britt Aamodt)
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4 $8,000. “The items are priced to sell,” said Diane Henry, event coordinator, at last year’s sale. “We get items donated from members and their families. So, you never know what you’re going to get. This year we had a member who was downsizing and
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community work and charitable grants. The 6-story clubhouse, with dining area, social room, library, and 632-seat theater, is also the site of the Woman’s Club annual estate sale every April, raising nearly
The Old Times moving to Montana. She donated 20 boxes.” One thing the estate sale did not have a lot of was furniture, antique or otherwise. “It’s just too hard to move around,” said Henry, a club member since 2007. Organizers looked for items buyers can pick up and walk to their cars.
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The estate sale doesn’t limit itself to collectibles and antiques. Carolyn Golberg found a barely-used Italian cooking set, painted enamel over steel, for her cabin up north.
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Several families contribute donations. The items tell the stories of the families, of fads and long-ago generations. Carolyn Golberg picked up a Learn the Alphabet wooden toy,
“which is probably older than I am,” she said. “I have two granddaughters, three and six, and they’ll just love it.” She also found a gently used set of enamel-painted cookware, including hibachi grill and fondue dish, from Italy.
Something old, something new. “I’m going to take them to our cabin,” she said. “My grandma’s old cook stove is up there, and they’ll look great next to it.” A lot of members typically attend the sale. But because the club is located on the park, which is dotted with century-old apartment blocks and circled by walking paths, they get a lot of foot traffic. Justina Cegelski is a neighbor. She described herself as a
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Sheffield plate silver is a prized collectible, but Janis Clay snapped up the turkey meat dome because “my husband comes from a family of 14 children. We have a lot of big meals.”
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sale items are just begging for a crafter. Because how many yardsticks can a person use? “I was really excited when I saw the rulers,” said Cegelski. “They’re hard to find, and I love how companies used them for marketing.” Cegelski planned to transform the yardsticks, which advertise paints, hardware and an old creamery business that fell off the map decades ago, into wall art and picture frames. The sale typically offers a few big-ticket items. The star of this
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Along with collectibles and housewares, the sale offered up a scattering of handmade crafts, many found on the linens table or, like these dollhouse chairs made from foil and wire caps removed from Champagne bottles, among the jewelry items.
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“The new miracle shampoo.” Virgina Mayo for Drene, Radio Mirror, July 1947.
Cont. from page 10
An uncharacteristically dark-haired Lana Turner extols “the most wonderful lipstick in the world” (by Max Factor, of course). Photoplay, March 1948.
“Pepsodent” Hope eventually ballyhooed everything from RCA Color TVs, to Jolly Time Popcorn. Alfred Hitchcock balefully boosted Bufferin. Hearty vocalist Kate Smith sang the praises
Making do during World War II: Armand leg make-up, as patriotically promoted by Barbara Stanwyck. Stardom, July 1943. “Good eeeevening.” Alfred Hitchcock casts a suspicious eye at his sponsor’s product. TV Guide, 1959.
Cont. on page 12
South-Central Minnesota NEW ULM
28 N Minnesota St. New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 359-1090 Mon.-Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 12-4
Pond Road Antiques
111 Butterworth St., Mankato, MN
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Occasional March 20-23 Sale April Dates 10-13
* Quilts * Rugs * Furniture * Jewelry
There’s Always Room for One More Shop in The Old Times!
RAPIDAN Vintage * Retro * Records * Watkins * Aprons
41214 - 436th St. • St. Peter, MN (Hwy. 99 west of st. Peter 6mi rigHt on Co. rd 13 for 2-1/2mi rigHt on 436tH street 1/4mi)
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125 Ruth Street (Behind the Bobber Shop)
507-388-1824 • Mankato
Hours: Tues - Sat 10am-6pm • Sun 12-4pm
OPEN Wed-Sat 11-5
615 South Front Street 507-345-7551 10,000 sq ft One-owner Shop
ST. PETER St. Nick’s Antiques
A large selection of glass, porcelain, pottery, furniture, jewelry, pictures, lamps, books, primitives & more.
JANESVILLE Ms. Mac's Antiques and Coffee Shop
100 North Main Street • Janesville, MN Phone: (507) 234-2226 An "ever-changing" variety of country and primitives uniquely displayed in a century-old building OPEN: Tues. thru Sat. 10-5 Closed Sundays & Mondays
Old Town Antiques & Mercantile
521 N. Riverfront Dr. Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 386-0600 HOURS:
unique multi-dealer shop M-T-Th-Fri.-Sat. 11-5:30 Alocated in the heart of Old Sun. 1-4 • Closed Wed. Town that unites the present with the past.
1101 N. State St. Waseca, MN 56093
Open 7 Days a Week • M-F 10-5 • Sat 9-5 • Sun 12-4 (507) 835-4000
Vintage • Furniture • Collectibles Glass & Pottery • Home Accents • Gifts 5,000 sq. ft. of shopping! PastPresentAntiquesAndGifts.com
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The all-American family meets the all-American germ fighter: Ozzie, Harriet, David, Ricky, and Listerine. Radio-TV Mirror, December 1953.
programs and for much more than a Max Factor dollar. Star-themed print ads eventually became the last bastion of once-familiar faces. Fortunately, stacks of ad-laden magazines can still be found at estate and garage sales; prices run in the $5-20 range. If you’re interested only in a single star, a ready-to- Dorothy Lamour touts Woodbury Cold Cream,
Cont. from page 11
of baking with Swan’s Down cake flour. (“That girl,” whispered one co-worker, “has a real sweet. tusk”) By the mid-1950s, most stars “selling it” were doing so on TV, often on their own
“Max Factor Girl” Martha O’Driscoll, Silver Screen, April 1945.
The Northwest Lakes
Cont. on page 14/15
Moorhead Antique Mall
An Old Times Antiques Trail Map
DETROIT LAKES Detroit Lakes
SuLaine’s Antique Mall 603 Hwy 10 E
“Quality Antiques uniquely displayed”
Mon-Sat 10-5:30; Sun 12-5 Facebook.com/SulainesAntiques
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221 W Lincoln (Riverfront Square) (218) 736-2210 Mon-Fri 10-5; Sat 9:30-4 3 Rooms + Hallway & thrift!
“An Old Friends Cottage” A creative mix of country, cottage, antiques, & seasonal decor.
Garage Sale Antiques Lincoln
Hwy 10 at Lincoln, by AOK Engines (218) 575-2765 • Mon-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-4 (Closed Wed, Oct-Mar) 6mi S of Motley / 20mi N of Little Falls
11,000 sq ft • 80+ Vendors www.MoorheadAntiqueMall.com
OPEN 10 to 6 • 7 days • 218-287-1313 •
Lincoln Avenue Antiques Exit 55 Antiques
Off I-94, exit 55 at County Rd 1 (218) 998-3088 Open Every Day - 10am - 5pm Fun, fabulous treasures!
2811 SE Main Ave, Moorhead
I-94 Eastbound exit 2A • I-94 Westbound exit 2B
The Tri-State Antiques Trails TriStateAntiquesTrailMap 5/18/2010
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Quality Antiques in a friendly setting!
Sioux Falls, SD
500 ft. E of I-29 at Exit 73 (Tea, SD) Open Daily / (605)368-9999 www.dakplains.com
Open year-round by chance or appointment. Historic RR freight depot full of antiques.
Hwy 9 Antiques
200 Oak St (507) 794-5275
Luverne Sioux Falls
Sleepy Eye, MN
Dakota Plains Antiques & Collectibles
324 Main Ave (605)692-4448 / (507)920-7687 Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Antique Gallery Mall
Orphans in the Attic Doll-Bear Show & Sale
Two Great Malls - One Convenient Location
Fergus Falls 221 W Lincoln (Riverfront Square) (218) 998-4224 Mon-Fri 10-5; Sat 9:30-4 OPEN YEAR ROUND. Closed Sun.
“beauty nightcap of the stars,” in the September 1942 Silver Screen.
Highway 9 West (712)362-3709 Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: Noon-5 4,000 sq. ft. of Quality Antiques. Specializing in room-ready oak furniture!
--PRESS RELEASE MILWAUKEE, WIS.--The spring 2014 Orphans in the Attic Doll-Bear Show & Sale will be held Sunday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.in Serb Hall at 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. in Milwaukee, Wis. The show will be brimming with antiqueto-modern dolls, bears, doll clothes, doll furniture, accessories and supplies. Every show is different, with dealers bringing new finds from months or years of hunting. Admission, $4; children six to 12 years old, $1.50. For information, contact Sue Serio at 800-786-9449 or SueSerio@gmail.com
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In Minnesota it’s April sleet, May showers by Joan Sween small purse dog cookie plate. It was the boy’s team. after all. It was almost noon marched through the empty. No lunch, no The lady held up © 2014 Joan Sween on my day at the front door. “I could cookies. I was going to the used diaper. Joan Sween, a antiques mall. I was have been killed sliding starve. “Where shall I---” former English teacher busy unpacking a tub of off the road!” she The lady with the “Outside! delicate glassware that announced in a voice baby laid him on the Outside!” everyone and dramaturge, is an antiques dealer in I had brought in, that rattled the counter. “Bobby needs shouted. carefully removing the glassware. “Why a change,” she said, “We’re going to be southeastern Minnesota has written three blue and white hospital aren’t you out there snatching up some of here for a long time,” who books: Nice Girls Don’t underpads that all spreading ice melt on my packing underpads. said one of the teenaged Bite, a paranormal antiques dealers use for the highway?” “Peeyew!” shouted girls, “so we’re mystery featuring two wrapping. Just then, two men ordering pizza. Who Minnesota Nice antiques I was humming pushed into the shop, “I could have wants to chip in?” dealers; a collection of By Joan Sween April Showers to followed by 16 We didn’t have her columns titled been killed myself when sleet teenaged boys shouting, anything to drink in the Dealer’s Choice; and sliding off the started to fall. “We’re number one! mall, other than coffee, Deadblow: The Encore Two teenaged girls 34 Park Suddenly, a man dashed in the door. We’re number one!” but luck was with us. Killer Always Returns. road!” she Rapids flung himself through “OMG,” said one, “the “It’s dangerous out announced in Shortly after the pizza the front door, followed road is, like, all ice and there!” said one of the delivery vehicle slid Detroit a voice that by a lady carrying a the car men who was wearing into the ditch, it was did a couple Lakes 34 baby. a coach’s jacket. “Our joined by a Coke rattled the donies and slid off the “Heat! Thank road. I’ve gotta call my bus would have rolled delivery truck. glassware. heavens, heat!” said the dad.” if we hadn’t landed on So I didn’t starve “Why aren’t man blowing on his “How did you get top of that black SUV.” fingers. “The sleet is here so fast?” the man “Hey, an apple!” you out there Jan Watson’s freezing on, and my asked. “It’s a long way said one of the boys as spreading ice 71 SUV slid into the ditch around that fence.” he extracted it from my melt on the out front. There’s a “The car smashed10 lunch sack. six-foot wire mesh the fence, so, like, we I checked the highway?” fence along out there! just walked over it,” We had to walk clear she said. “We would Perham up the highway to get have missed the fence around it, and then except some moron come all the way back parked a black Dent SUV 108 10222 State Highway 29 on the frontage road. right there in the ditch, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 Why on earth do you and we bounced off it A One-Owner Antique Shop Tuesday to Saturday have that fence between into the fence.” Furniture • Glassware • Tools STOP 10am - 5pm IN you and the highway?” The man sank onto Decoys • Toys • Redwing for OPEN E a “Uhhh… you’d a bench with his head D r ly-bir YEAR ROUN 521 Sinclair Lewis Ave have to ask MinnDOT,” in his hands, moaning Mon - Sat, 11--55 (218) 338-6166 Specials!d Sauk Centre, MN Sunday, 12 10 I said. softly. Located On State Highway 29 320-351-7700 “I have to call a tow A large lady with a 15 mi North of Alexandria or 3 mi South of Parkers Prairie, MN truck,” he said. “Do you have any 210 hot coffee?” asked Fergus his wife. I pouredFalls her a Exit 54 cup. “And something 210 for the baby,” sheExitsaid. 57 I handed her a cookie 35 71 from the plate of 29 customer cookies. 78 Eagle “No,” she said, “babies Bend 46 22 can’t eat cookies. Exit 67 Parkers Don’t you have any Clarissa Prairie milk?” She flourished Alexandria Ashby a bottle. Parkers Prairie Browerville 94 “Uh… well…” 59I Bud’s Barn Antiques got my lunch sack from Yesterday’s Broadway St. 55 15 mi. N of Alex. on Hwy. 29 Exit 77 under the counter and 517 (320) 762-8990 (218) 338-6166 pulled out my half pint Mon-Fri: 9-6; Sat: 9-5:30; Sun: 12-4 Exit 82 Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 79 ROUND. container of milk.Elbow OPEN YEAR OPEN YEAR ROUND. Long Lake 27 “Well, for the love 29 Prairie of Mike!” exclaimed Now & Then Antique Mall Long Prairie the man. “The towing 601 Broadway St. 763-6467 company is busy; they 54 (320) Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: 12-4 PasTime Antiques Exit 97 put us on a waiting list! YEAR-ROUND Mall of 4 Floors 27 314 First Ave. North Alexandria We’re number 63,” he (320) 732-4800 Osakis groused. “We’re going Closed Jan, Feb, Mar Exit 103 & Present Home27 Herman 71 Re-opening April 2014. to miss lunch.” He Past Exit 114 Gallery www.PasTime-Antiques.com 29 poured himself a cup of 619 Broadway St. • (320)55759-2300 28 coffee and then peered Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: 12-4 114 into my lunch sack. OPEN YEAR ROUND. 94 Sauk Centre “Hey, egg salad 9 Sauk Centre Exit 127 sandwiches,” he said. Viking Antiques Off Broadway Antiques 28 Lowry Viking Plaza Mall, 3015 S. Hwy 29 521 Sinclair Lewis Ave reaching in. Exit 131 730-0101 Melrose (320) 351-7700 Just then there was (701) Mon-Fri: 10-5; Sat: 10-6; Sun 11-5 Memoryville OPEN Tues-Sat: 10-5 Glenwood Albany a loud whump, bump, Alexandria’s Newest Antique Mall! 114 Freeport Jan Watson’s Back Again! 4 screee sound. 71 Starbuck 28 “Hah!” said the Glenwood Osakis man, without looking. Morris “Sounds like someone Vintage House Antiques Crooked Willow Blast From the Past Grandpa’s Attic & Gifts Antiques Osakis else slid off the road. 701 N Franklin 11181 Cty Rd 82 SE (6 mi. E of Alex.) 125 Central Hwy 27 (Nokomis St.) & 1st Ave 26 West Main (320) 859-450055 (320) 766-0394 They’ll show up in (320)634-3618•(320)491-7752 (320) 859-3620 (320) 859-9320 Mon - Sat: 9:30-5 (Closed Tues) OPEN Mon-Sat 10-5 YEAR ROUND! OPEN DAILY 10-5 YEAR ROUND! Re-Opening in May, 2014. “Closed for the Season” about half an hour.” 4 ke
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Les Kouba prints / Used furniture
Re-Opening May 10, 2014.
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Cont. from page 12
Rosalind Russell sounds the “all-clear” for Chesterfield. Screenland, November 1942.
go ad is an option. Enterprising dealers buy up old magazines and dissect them, selling ads featuring specific performers at $5-10. Paging through a magazine of the past is like opening a time capsule of mid-20th century popular culture. Let’s riffle through a 1936 issue of Woman’s Home Companion. On our way to the star ads, we’re happily waylaid by a wealth of recipes, decorating tips, and short stories. Then, that first ad appears. It’s for Chase & Sanborn Coffee, sponsors of radio’s Major Bowes’ Original Amateur Hour. There’s the
Major himself, and all his newly-discovered stars, including a vocal quartet, the Hoboken Four. Wait a minute --who’s that in the spotlight? Why, it’s the group’s lead crooner: skinny, smiling, and soon-to-be-famous Frank Sinatra! In the words of Woodbury Powder, that definitely qualifies as “a bit of stardust magic. . . a flawless, film-star ‘finish.’” Donald-Brian Johnson is the co-author of numerous Schiffer books on design and collectibles, including Postwar Pop, a collection of his columns. Please address inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
ANTIQUES IN AN APPLE ORCHARD
In a February 1952 Good Housekeeping ad for Jergens, silent screen star Gloria Swanson was described as “an enchanting woman who looks years younger than she is.” Swanson was 52.
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The Old Times Recognize the fellow at top right, singing with the “Hoboken Four”? It’s up-and-comer Frank Sinatra. A Chase & Sanborn ad featuring Original Amateur Hour contestants. Woman’s Home Companion, 1936.
Long-running HarMar show closes --PRESS RELEASE ROSEVILLE, MINN.— After a run of over 30 years, Minnesota’s last mall show has been shut down. Nina Wolbank, owner of Juno Promotions, the most recent producer of the HarMar Mall Antique Show & Sale said that the owners of the mall gave her notice that they were cancelling all future shows after the March 1 & 2 show closed. Juno Promotions had shows
scheduled for April, July, and October 2014. All three are cancelled. Wolbank noted that all dealers who had placed deposits would have their checks mailed back. “It’s very sad” she said. “The ones hurt most will be the dealers who depend on this kind of show. This was the last mall show in Minnesota.” According to Wolbank the HarMar Mall show was started in the early to mid-1970’s by Mike Liptak of St. Paul, MN. He later went on to start and run antiques shows at the Roseville mall, Bandana Square, and
Orphans in the Attic
1 A 2
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SHOW & SALE
Antique Postcard & Paper Show
Antique to Modern - Dolls - Bears - Doll Clothes Doll Furniture - Accessories & Supplies
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tothget Sunday, April 13 , 10am-3pm Info: Sue Serio $ 00 there! Admission: 4.
Showcase & Sale
Ph: 800-786-9649 Email: SueSerio@gmail.com
6-12 yrs: $1.50
Signal Hills mall, but the HarMar Mall show was the first, the longest running, and his favorite. Liptak sold the show to two women who ran it for several years before Juno Promotions purchased it from them in 2010. Juno has run the show for the past 13 years. When asked what she will do now, Wolbank said that she was going to take some time off and rest up before deciding how to proceed. She noted, “This is not the end of Juno Promotions! We’ll be back to do another show somewhere, somehow!”
Serb Hall • 5101 W Oklahoma Ave • Milwaukee, WI
EXHIBITION HALL AT THE ALLIANT CENTER
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Saturday, 28th, 2012 9am-6pm , May 3•rd • 9aM - 6pM Elkhorn, WI AprilSaturday S unday , M ay 4 th • 10aM - 4pM Sunday, April 29th, 2012 • 10am-3pm AnTIQUE
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Woodchuck like to see YOU at our Anniversary Sale? Yes, Chuckwood.
Chuck Drometer, Mall Mgr.
STOREWIDE SALE! Thursday through Sunday, April 17 - 27
You’ll love our prices... you’ll love our friendly service!
9:30 - 5:30 each day (Closed Easter Sunday, April 20) “One of Southern Minnesota’s Finest Antique Malls!”
349 Cases & Spaces to browse through!
COUNTRY SIDE ANTIQUE MALL Located just off the Hwy. 52 freeway stoplights on the southern edge of Cannon Falls, MN.
OPEN: Mon.-Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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2nd Year Anniversary
Thursday thru Sunday • APRIL 17-27
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Enjoy coffee, cookies and popcorn as usual while you browse!
Stop in and register for our end-of-week rafﬂe. Fill out an entry form each time you visit!
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www.ThoraMaesAntiques.com Directions: Hwy 52 north to the 2nd stoplight, turn east, go to stop sign, turn north, go about one block north and you’ll ﬁnd us on the west side of the road in the Cannon Mall.
Second Section April 2014 Volume 24 Number 4 Page 17
• “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • ANTIQUES
Nature’s Opera in Imperial India The Original Recyclables!
Lovers Watching an Approaching Thunderstorm (1780-1790) Imperial Indian. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Margeret McMillan Webber Fund. 92.102 On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts through April 20
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Nature’s opera in Imperial India
Sheikh Zain al-Din. Brahminy Starling with Two Antheraea Moths, Caterpiller, and Cocoon on a Jujube Tree. (1777) Imperial Indian. Opaque ink on paper. Folio from Series Commissioned by Lady Impey. Elizabeth and Willard Clark Collection. L.2013.166.4
Vasudeva Carries the Infant Krishna Across the Rumuna River (early 18th century) Imperial Indian. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Turnblad Memorial Fund. 93.3 [stacked space]
by Jim Billings MINNEAPOLIS-Imperial Nature: Flora, Fauna, and Colonialism in India, a multi-media exhibit, brings summer to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Western natural science meets 18th century Indic lyricism, embellished with decorative arts, music, and bird songs. Dr. Risha Lee, Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, orchestrates this brilliant and complex
Appraising Art and Antiques
By Jim Billings
The beauty of India is revealed through illuminated miniature paintings, prints, watercolors, a film, human and bird voices, mythology, politics, literature, maps, and a knotted carpet. An AngloIndian lady’s writing desk is alive with zoomorphic zest. Color after color, texture after texture, image after image. Whew! Since the mist of
Happening, continuing through April 20.
Imperial India Cont. on page 19
Prock’s Crocks & Antiques 10 mi NE of Spooner on Hwy 63 (715) 635-3655 OPEN: 7 days/week, 9am - 5pm www.ProcksCrocksAntiqueStoneware.com
RICE LAKE - 54868
SIREN - 54872
Primrose Parlor Antiques 417 N Main Street (715) 234-5849 OPEN: Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm Charming Victorian structure; multi-dealer.
Siren Antiques Collectibles & Gifts 24530 State Road 35/70 (715) 349-7573 OPEN DAILY: 10am - 5pm The coffee’s on... we’re waiting for you!
CAMERON / WEYERHAUSER - 54822
SPOONER - 54801
Red Cedar Mercantile Antiques 2 mi West of Cameron on Hwy 8 (715) 458-4931 OPEN: Thurs - Mon: 10am - 5pm Online: www.red-cedar-mercantile.com Blue Pony Antiques 2655 Hwy 8 (Between Cameron & Weyerhauser) (715) 859-2878 OPEN: Fri-Tues: 10am - 5pm www.BluePonyAntiques.com
Marker’s Antiques 7077 Green Valley Road (Off Hwy 63 at Hwy 253 & Green Valley Rd) (715) 635-3581 • OPEN: Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10-4 A wide variety of quality, affordable antiques!
SHELL LAKE - 54871 Jean’s Antiques Collectibles & Gifts 24 5th Avenue (downtown Shell Lake) (715) 468-7035 OPEN: Wed-Sat: 10-4 (Or by chance or appt.) 8,000 sq. ft. Glass, Furniture, Jewelry, & more
CUMBERLAND - 54829
EARL - 54875
DALLAS - 54733
Old Farmers Mercantile Years Ago Antiques & Collectibles Historic Farmers Store on Main Street 1367 2nd Ave. (Downtown) (715) 837-1919 • OPEN: Fri & Sat: 9 - 5 (715) 822-4625 MON-THURS - CALL FOR HOURS! OPEN: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 11am-3pm Quality Antiques / Clocks / 100+ Tractors / Mall; 20+ dealers selling a wide variety. Collectibles / Unique Homemade Items.
CHETEK - 54728 Time and Again Antique Mall & Estate Sales 606 2nd Street (Downtown Chetek) (715) 924-4000 • OPEN ALL YEAR! Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 11am - 5pm 35 Dealers • www.ChetekAntiques.com
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Lady’s Writing Desk. 18th century. AngloIndian. Funds from Mona W. Brown, et al. 95.57a-k
Hendrik Adriaan van Reede. Tenga (1678-1703) Dutch. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Gift: Minnich Collection, et al. P.17,683.
Cont. from page 18
The Kishangarth Ragini. (1780) Imperial Indian. Opaque watercolor, gouache, and gold on paper. Catherine and Ralph Benkain. 83.111 [fuller depth perspective]
early history, travels along the Silk Road and maritime routes interchanged Indian and European influences. Greco-Roman, Mughal, and Hindu mythologies share many similar stories: humans transformed into animals, and infants prophesied to kill the king. Similarly, Greco-Indian statuary was influenced by both sources. Beginning early in the 16th century, Mughal Emperors Babur and Akbar reformed local institutions. As Islamic rulers, they integrated local Shaivite, Vaishnavite, and other forms of worship into their visual culture. The Mughal dynasty’s admiration of Persian culture spread throughout northern India. Political and cultural harmony ensued. Cont. on page 21
Duluth’s Newest & Finest Multi-Dealer Mall
~ Open Daily ~ 11am - 5:30pm Appraisals ~ Estate Sales
NOW OPEN AT OUR NEW LOCATION!
VISIT US AT 210 W SUPERIOR ST. (Directly across from the Holiday Inn.)
(1/2 BLOCK WEST of our old store.)
Many Quality Dealers!
210 W. Superior St • Downtown Duluth, MN 55802 • 218-481-7121
4101 E. 2nd Street Superior, WI 54880 (715) 398-0529 Located on Hwy. 2/53
~ to nearly 12,000 sq. ft. ~
OPEN YEAR ROUND 7 Days a Week 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dealer Space Available.
In less than a year Port City Antiques has outgrown it’s space! So we’ve moved 1/2 BLOCK WEST and we’ve just about DOUBLED OUR SPACE
Still Downtown on Superior Street but now directly across from the Holiday Inn. With all of this new space Port City Antiques will be LOOKING FOR NEW DEALERS, so if you want to become part of the Largest and Finest Antique Mall in all of the Arrowhead Region contact Jerry at 218-391-7098. At $2 per sq. ft. these are the lowest prices, in the best location, in the region! Port City Antiques features a fully computerized sales and accounting system, a highly professional staff, and a security system. The shop is carpeted and air-conditioned.
“Rare & Unusual” is our forté! Jerry Fredrickson, Proprietor Email: JerryFatherT@aol.com
Household Shrine. 18th / 19th century. Chinese. Painted wood and gold on wood. Collection of the author. [ball and claw feet]
Ram Das. Spotbilled Pelican. (1780-1782) Imperial Indian. Opaque ink on paper. Folio from Series Commissioned by Lady Impey. Elizabeth and Willard Clark Collection. L.2013.166.5
John James Audubon (1785-1851) Orchard Oriole. (1860) American. Engraving. Gift of CharlotteGriffin Weld. P.99.8.1
395 South Lake Ave. Duluth, MN 55802 218-625-2379 Open daily at 11 am
Furniture • Architecture • Glassware Art • Jewelry • Clocks • Pottery Sports • Seasonal • Coins
70+ Duluth’s Finest Antique Mall Dealers! 9,600 Square Feet! Located In Duluth’s Canal Park!
OLD TOWN ANTIQUES 102 E. Superior St. Duluth, MN 55802 218-722-5426 Located in historic downtown Duluth
Duluth’s oldest and largest multi dealer shop where dealers come to shop... ~ Winter Hours ~ Fri: 11-6 • Sat: 10-6 • Sun-Thurs: 11-5
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Hopkins antiques shops celebrate spring
Hixton School House Antique MallEauClaireAreaMap 3-18-08--PRESS ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES AND FURNITURE
RELEASE HOPKINS, MINN.—Downtown Hopkins antiques shops, the southwest Metro’s largest vintage shopping experience, swing into spring Friday, April 11, Saturday, April 12, and
Open 7 Days a Week | 10 am - 5 pm
Over 90 Dealers! Located halfway between the Twin Cities & Madison on I-94, Exit 105 - 1 Block off of Main Street in the Old High School
Sunday, April 13. They predict a blooming good time as browsers and buyers stroll from store to store and find sales, treats, and prize drawings. The following locations welcome one and all to Antique Days
2014! Antiques on Mainstreet (913 Mainstreet) 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Auntie M’s Antiques & Vintage (911 Mainstreet) 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Blake Antiques
(901 Mainstreet) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hopkins Antique Mall (1008 Mainstreet) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Treasure shopping awaits -- see you soon!
in and around
EAU CLAIRE, WI
Eau Claire 6
Including: Altoona, Fall Creek, Hixton and Menomonie.
Chippewa 29 Falls
1. Town & Country Antiques
6. The Shed
2. White Cow Antiques
7. Engelwood Antiques
3. Eclectica On Grand
8. Cobblestone Cottage Gifts & Antiques
4. The River Trader
9. Millers Antiques & Auction Co.
5. Antique Emporium
There’s AlwAys room for one more shop in The old Times! Call or email Paul to help you place YOUR shop ad here! 320.492.6399 • Paul@TheOldtimes.com
Town & Country HOURS
Antiques Memorabilia & Collectibles
Mon-Fri 10-5 Sat 10-4 Sun 12-4
An entertaining and ever-changing multi-dealer shop.
Antique Emporium 306 Main Street Downtown, Eau Claire, WI
3 244 Main Street • Menomonie, WI 4 White Cow Antiques 2284 County Road T, Eau Claire, WI 54703 Located 2-1/2 miles north of Eau Claire on T Buying & selling antiques of all kinds. Furniture, glassware, primitives, toys, etc. Open by chance or appointment, we are open when home. We are happy to open up for you- please call ahead.
715-874-5820 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
S2020 Townshop Road Fall Creek, WI 54742 Mon-Sat • 10am to 5pm The area’s largest shop Located in a wonderful 1898 Masonic Temple and featuring a huge inventory of prints & frames, china & glass, jewelry, linens, books, collectibles, orientalia, etc. ~ Buying & selling since 1981 ~
106 W Grand Avenue • Eau Claire, WI 715.834.7811 • EclecticaOnGrand.com Tues - Sat: 10am - 6pm Next-do River T or to Worldly Treasures & Antiques ra Tribal, Sterling & Vintage Jewelry Antiqueder s Vintage Clothing & Accessories
T he J RD.iveR T RadeR C ,P urtis
Ephemera, Marbles, Toys, Bottles, Wisconsinalia, & Robust Antiques.
110 W Grand Avenue • Eau Claire, WI
The kind of shop you’re glad to discover!
Open Tues. thru Sat.- 11am-4pm Victorian furniture • vintage lighting tools • fishing lures • watches & clocks jewelry • linens • fine glass and china pictures • general line of antiques
715-877-3468 • Buy-Sell-Trade
Millers Antiques & Auction co
ECLECTICA on GRAND
19 mi. East of Eau Claire, WI.
Specializing in stoneware, advertising, primitives & the unusual
Antique store Hours
Antiques Primitives Collectibles
Open 7 days a week 10am - 5pm N8779 Hwy 95 East Hixton, WI 54635
Cell: 715-299-2543 • Store: 715-963-1100 Located at the intersection of I-94 & Hwy 95, 1 block North of I-94
~ Open 7 Days a Week ~ Mon-Thurs: 10-5:30 Fri-Sat: 9-5:30 • Sun: 11-5 1519 Mayer Rd East of Altoona Corner of Hwy 12 & Mayer Rd (County AA)
715-832-8585 over 38 vendors
Over 70 antiques booths cover 11,000 sq ft. Also featuring gifts and home decor. Open 7 days/week Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5
135 Interstate Road • Hixton WI 54635 Exit 105 off I-94
The Old Times when Queen Victoria became Empress of India. Independence was achieved in 1947. Various indigenous religions now termed ‘Hindu’ are represented in miniature paintings. A manifestation of the Hindu god Vishnu is Krishna, living among humans as an avatar. A small painting portrays
vulnerable Krishna in Vasudeva Carries the Infant Krishna Across the Yamuna River (early 18th century). This work implies depth by stacking same-size images Persian style, with the foreground on the
Imperial India Cont. on page 26
Sheikh Zain al-Din. Indian Roller on Sandlewood Branch. (1779) Imperial Indian. Opaque ink on paper. Folio from Series Commissioned by Lady Impey. Elizabeth and Willard Clark Collection. L.2013.166.9
Ram Das. Grey Heron (1780-1782) Imperial Indian. Opaque Watercolor. Folio from Series Commissioned by Lady Impey. Elizabeth and Willard Clark Collection. L.2013.178
Worth The Trip!
Pink Lotus. 18th / 19th century. Imperial Indian. Opaque ink on paper. Anonymous Gift of funds. 84.446
Quality Antiques & Original Art in a Gallery Setting Fridays & Saturdays 10am to 4pm (or by chance or appointment)
23650 Forest Road ~ Featuring American Art Pottery ~ Mission furniture, lighting, P.O. Box 574 cabin style antiques, Deerwood, MN 56444-0574 decoys and lures crosby/brainerd lakes area
Cont. from page 19
Mostly. Beginning humbly in 1601, the privately chartered British East India Company grew during two centuries to de-facto domination over northern India. Eventually reined in by the British, it was terminated after a rebellion in 1857. India was then ruled by a George Edwards. (1694-1773) The Swallow-tailed Indian Roller. English. British Raj until 1877, Hand colored engraving. Gift: Minnich Collection, et al. P.18,934
Stop and visit the
Lindbergh Country Antique Shops Plan Your First sPring road triP!
oPEning aPril 3rd For thE 2014 sEason with lots oF nEw inVEntorY along with boat docks, boat liFts & storagE shEds! Facebook.com/CentralMnWestwindAntiquesConsignment www.CentralMnWestwind.com
1979 W HWY 27 • SWANVILLE, MN 56382 12 Miles West of little falls on HigHWay 27
buy - sell - consign - appraisals - internet sales
Crow Wing Antiques
“Don’t 10 West Main • Crosby, MN You’ve heard... by its 218-546-2769 judge a book cover...” We may look like a small shop...
BUT... Come in and be wonderfully suprised by how big we are!
WINTER HOURS Oct 15-Jun15 WED thru SAT 11 am - 5 pm
3,500 Sq. Ft. of Antiques, Collectibles, & Books Good Quality - Well Priced!
A Multi-Dealer Shop!
toric & s i H t i Vis
Unique Crosby , MN Dealer Space Available
Antique Capital of The Lakes Area
www.hallett-abbey.com Little Falls
Central Mn WestWind enterprises
Bob Novak & Scott Berg
re In-Sto ! LS SPECIA HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-5 pm • Saturdays, 9:30 am-4 pm CLOSED Sundays and Holidays 79 East Broadway, Little Falls, MN 56345 Store: 320-632-5350 Home: 320-632-6796
OPEN YEAR ROUND! HAllett Antique emporium 28 W. Main St. Crosby, MN 56441
Abbey House Antiques 27 W. Main St. Crosby, MN 56441
218-546-5444 218-546-8311 7 Days a Week • 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
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Welcome! to the spring postcard show --PRESS RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, MINN.--The Twin City Postcard Club is holding its 2014 Spring Visit Historic Downtown
Show on Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bloomington
Located on Second Street - under the BRAND NEW Hwy 61 Bridge.
Second Street antiqueS mall
The EMPORIUM Antiques, Collectibles Used Books and much MORE!
Historic Downtown 213 East Second Street Hastings, MN
This postcard of commerce on the Red River and the postcard of the Foshay Tower belong to the Photograph collection, Minnesota Historical Society. But you never know when duplicates--or something better--will surface at the spring show.
30+ dealers offering a large Variety. circa 1820-1960. always Buying and Selling.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! Monday thru Saturday 10-5 Sunday 12-5
American Antiques - 19th to 20th Century Lighting, Jewelry, Auctioneering Service Consulting and Restorations
Featuring antiques oF quality & Variety Fron e v tD We’ ed! HUGE Gold RUsH salEs Park oor d n ing! in May & aUGUst! Expa
OPEN 10-5 DAILY
Enjoy our river view!
204 E Second St Hastings, MN
M-F: 10am-5pm • Sat: 10am-4pm
Closed sundays & major Holidays * open sunday during goldrusH Weekend
~ Plus four more Shops ~ all in a two-block area!
Armory at 3300 West 98th Street in Bloomington, Minn. Admission, $4. Members of the Postcard Club, formed in 1976, get in for $3. Feel free to join! Club members who have paid their dues are admitted an hour early at 8 a.m. on Saturday to get first pick. For more information, visit www. TwinCityPostcard Club. The Foshay Tower once com or call Dave at dominated the Minneapolis skyline. 651-426-3573.
Telephone: 507-289-8049 email: email@example.com
301 Hwy 63 S • Racine, Mn 55967
22 - 3rd St. Southwest Rochester, MN 55902
15 minutes S of Rochester on Hwy #63 OR I-90 Exit 209A then 5 mi S on Hwy #63
Mississippi River Valley
RED WING, MN
RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN
AL’S ANTIQUE MALL
Riverwalk Art & Antiques 127 N. Main - River Falls, WI 715-425-0149 • Open Daily
New merchandise arrives almost daily
512 Plum Street • Red Wing, MN 55066
Original art, antiques, vintage, primitive, reﬁnished furniture, home decor, ephemera, cards and gifts.
(Across from Salvation Army)
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9-5, Sun 10-5
“Come Join Us In Red Wing”
RED WING, MN
3rd Floor Antiques A Great Day Trip or a Weekend Getaway! (651) 388-3087
2000 Old West Main • Red Wing, MN (Located on the 3rd floor in Pottery Place Center)
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • Mon-Sat: 10-6, Sun: 11-5 www.thirdfloorantiques.crappietomtackle.com
Hidden Oak International Antiques & Collectibles Proprietors of Antiques Vintage Collectible Curiosity
N5852 490th St Ellsworth, WI 54011 715-273-5008 651-434-5782
By chance or appointment. Please call ahead.
Red Wing, MN
BAY CITY, WISCONSIN
ECHO’S OF THE PAST ANTIQUES
N1658 County Rd C Bay City, Wisconsin
“For over 25 years.”
Call Paul at 320-351-6399 or 320-492-6399 For Details anD rates
Antique Center of La Crosse
(1/4 mile North of Hwy 35)
Patti & Kevin Huppert firstname.lastname@example.org
www.echosofthepast.net PEPIN, WISCONSIN
207 CENTRAL AVE 608•452•2404 VINTAGE, UPCYCLED AND REPURPOSED ITEMS, HANDCRAFTED ITEMS AND FUN, FUNKY JUNK. OPEN: Wed Thurs Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm
LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN
OVER 8,000 COPIES OF THIS AD ARE PRINTED EACH MONTH!
COON VALLEY, WISCONSIN
110 S. 3rd St. Downtown
75 Booths, 3 Floors
ADVERTISE YOUR SHOP ON THIS PAGE
YOUR TOWN HERE
Co-author of 3 books on Red Wing Pottery
Beautiful Scenery, Friendly small towns and GREAT ANTIQUING!
1811 Old West Main St. 651-388-3331 Closed Feb & Mar
Sheryel & Scott Reeverts
Mon.-Sat. 9-5:30 Sun 11- 5:30
61 14 35
Vintage Jewelry and Beads Retail or Wholesale 715-442-2147 Ldaystar@centurytel.net
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Madison show to bring in May --PRESS RELEASE MADISON, WIS.-The 16th Annual Madison Antique Showcase & Sale will be held Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the exhibition hall at the Alliant Energy Center at 1919 Alliant Energy Way in
A special feature this year is an antique scavenger hunt. Find a treasure, win a prize, keep your find! Find out more about opportunities to appreciate Wisconsin history at the Wisconsin Historical Society booth. An appraiser will be on hand to appraise
Madison, Wis. Fifty of the Midwest’s finest dealers will be offering antiques in pottery, mission, Victorian, Deco, stoneware, cut glass, primitives, Native American, furniture, sporting memorabilia, toys, paper, advertising, Looking for a picture of Yogi Berra? Better look retro, and more. in a different booth after you try these on.
small antiques at $1 each. Limit two. A $6 admission covers both days; children under 16 years of age, free. Bring ad on page 15 for $1 off admission. For more information, go online to MadisonAntiqueShow. com or call 920-9939817.
Antiquing with the
Original Pioneers in
Gold Rush Country NORTHFIELD
Antiques of northfield
Harmony Minnesota Iowa
416 S. Division • Northfield, MN
Open 7 Days A Week M-Sat 11-6, Th 11-8, Sun 12-5
31265 County 24 Blvd. (In the Cannon Valley Mall)
Mon-Sat: 10:30-5:30 Sun: Noon-5:00
Come to see the Largest Collection of 1950’s Television Lamps in the World! Stay for the great retro and antique goodies.
CANNON FALLS AnTiques thru boughT, sATurDAY solD, & 10am - 4pm TrADeD schAffer's Antiques
general line of antiques specializing in advertising, pottery, stoneware, furniture, primitives, pictures and tools. 111 North 4th St • old BaNk BuildiNg dowNtowN CaNNoN FallS • (507) 263-5200
MeMory Maker antiques
general line of antiques & Collectibles
OPEN dailY • 50 dealers
31752 65th ave., Cannon Falls, MN 55009
located midway between rochester & the twin Cities. turn east from hwy. 52 at either stoplight. Next to John deere implement.
350 22nd st. - Zumbrota
(507) 732-5321 specializing in investment-quality antiques.
Located behind McDonalds
Red Wing- 23 mi.
Twin Cities- 40 mi. 52
• Zumbrota Memory Maker Antiques
60 Faribault- 29 mi.
52 Rochester- 23 mi.
Open Daily: Mon-Sat 10-5 • Sun 12-5
Old RiveR valley Rochester's Newest Mall antique Mall
Over 20 Quality Dealers
3727 Commercial Drive SW Rochester, MN 55902 Monday-Saturday 9:30 - 5:30 Sunday 12:00 - 5:30 507-208-4505
old rooster antiques
106 N. Broadway • rochester, MN 55906
224 Central Avenue • Faribault, MN
A Complete Line of General Antiques HOURS: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Antiques of the Midwest Antiques and Collectibles Featuring a wide variety of genuine antiques offered by multiple dealers
Hours Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm • Sun Noon - 4pm (Closed Mondays - December - March)
Phone: (507) 377-8212 • (507) 456-3699
Follow the I-35 /Hwy 52 / I-90 Loop
218 S Washington Ave • Albert Lea, MN
Multi-dealer shop offering a wide selection of quality merchandise
OPEN DAILY Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm Sun. 11am - 6pm
Phone: 507-635-5554 416 N. Main St. Mantorville, MN 55955 www.Mantorvillesquare.com
Olde Tyme Antiques
50422 262nd Street • Austin, MN 507-437-3343 or 507-438-7070
Hours - By Chance or appointment Call first to make sure we’re open!
Directions: 4 mi. N of Austin on Hwy 218 to 262nd St., then 2.5 mi west. Watch for signs.
30+ DeaLers — oPen DaiLy Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30 • Sun 12:00-5:30 hwy 52 - oronoco (Exit # 64 - follow signs)
SpECializiNg iN qualitY aNtiquES & CollECtiBlES For EvErYoNE.
YOUR TOWN HERE There’s Always Room for One More Shop in The Old Times! Call or email for information: Lia Doyscher (715) 442-2147 Lia.D@TheOldTimes.com The Old Times PO Box 411 • Sauk Centre, MN 56378
Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm Over 20 quality dealers featuring pottery, glassware, china, stoneware, furniture, doll repair, & lamp parts.
• One-Level • Handicap Accessible • 100 Dealers • 10,000 Sq. Ft.
Open Daily 10-5 507-886-6660
50 Industrial Blvd NE (a direct turn off US Hwy 52)
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MAJOR ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES SHOWS / SALES / MARKETS MARCH 24, 2014 - MARCH 30, 2014 WHEATON, IL: 2014 Semi-annual National Civil War & Military Extravaganza Show & Sale. Saturday, March 29th, 9am - 4pm. Dupage County Fairgrounds (County Farm & Manchester). Admission: $9; Early Buyers: $25 at 8am. Zurko’s Midwest Promotions, Info: (715)526-9769 or www.ZurkoPromotions. com. Page 14 (Mar). MARCH 31, 2014 - APRIL 6, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS, MN: A Gathering of Friends Antique Market. April 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th. Thurs & Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-3pm. 6010 Lyndale Ave South (Bachman’s Flagship Store at 60th & Lyndale Ave South in Minneapolis). FREE Admission and FREE Parking. Info.: www.AGatheringOfFriends.net or (651)247-9935 or (651)6886384. Page 15 (Mar). LA CROSSE, WI: Fourteenth Annual La Crosse Logan Band Antiques Show. Proceeds benefit Logan High School Band and Student Scholarships. Saturday and Sunday, April 5th & 6th. Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 10:30am- 3:30pm. Logan HS Field House, 1500 Ranger Drive. Admission $4 (12 and under FREE). Info.: (608)789-7700 x7728 or www.LoganAntiqueShow.webs. com. Page 15 (Mar)
APRIL 7, 2014 - APRIL 13, 2014 MILWAUKEE, WI: The 2014 Spring Orphans in the Attic DollBear Show & Sale. Sunday, April 13th. Hours: 10am - 3pm. Serb Hall, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. Admision: $4. 6-12 years: $1.50. Info.: Sue Serio (800)786-9649 or SueSerio@gmail.com Page 15. APRIL 14, 2014 - APRIL 20, 2014 ST. PAUL, MN: Minnesota Antique Spectacular. Sponsored by Prime Promotions. ** NOTE DAYS ** Friday & Saturday, April 18th and 19th; Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8-4. (Because the show falls on Easter weekend it will take place on Friday and Saturday!) Minnesota State Fairgrounds Grandstand, 1265 N Snelling Ave. (on Snelling Ave. 3 mi. N of I-94 and 2 mi. S of State Hwy 36). Admission: $6. FREE Parking. Prime Promotions. For information call: (612)961-3401 or visit www.MNAntiqueShows.com Page 17. APRIL 28, 2014 - MAY 4, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, MN: Twin City Postcard Club Spring Show. Saturday & Sunday, May 3rd & 4th; Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun 9am3pm. Bloomington Armory, 3300 W 98th St. - (2 blks. E. of France Ave. on 98th St. OR use the 98th St. exit from I-35W., turn West) Admission: General- $4; (Club Members- $3); Info.: Dave Johnson (651)426-3573 or www.TwinCityPostcardClub. com. Page 15 MADISON, WI: The 17th Annual Madison Antique Showcase & Sale. Saturday & Sunday, May 3rd & 4th. Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm. The Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Way, (I-90 to Hwy 12/18 West, then Exit 262 - N Rimrock Rd). Admission: $6 (Good both days); Under 16 FREE. Parking: $6.50. Info.: Larry Kaczmarek (920)993-9817 or www.MadisonAntiqueShow.com. Page 15. MAY 5, 2014 - MAY 11, 2014 ROCHESTER, MN: The Original Olmsted County Gold Rush Antique Show & Flea Market. Fri., Sat. and Sun. May 9th, 10th, and 11th; 8am-6pm all three days. FREE Admission. Parking $5. Fairgrounds, Hwy 63 South, Rochester, MN. R. Townsend, Mgr. Info: (507)269-1473 OR (641)832-2700; www. IridescentHouse.com. Page 14. MAY 12, 2014 - MAY 18, 2014 ELKHORN, WI: Elkhorn Antique Flea Market. Sunday May 18th. Opens 7am rain or shine. Admission: $5. FREE Parking. No Pets. Walworth County Fairgrounds, Hwy 11. N.L. Promotions, LLC. Info.: (414)525-0820 or www. nlpromotionsllc.com. Page 15
MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis Annual Estate Sale. Saturday, April 26th; 9am-4pm. Located in the Club Ballroom at 410 Oak Grove St. (1 block E of Hennepin Ave and 1 block S of Loring Park). Admission: $5. Info.: Diane Henry (612)374-5856 or Diane@dianes-homes.com or www. WomansClub.org. MAY 5, 2014 - MAY 11, 2014 MANKATO, MN: Junk & Disorderly Flea Market at Pond Road Antiques. Saturday, May 17th, 9am-4pm. 111 Butterworth St. (1 blk. N of Perkins on Hwy 169). Info.: (507)386-7663. Page 11 SPECIAL EVENTS / MEETINGS / CONVENTIONS EXHIBITS / MUSEUMS / GALLERIES PLYMOUTH, MN: Radio Daze 2014 sponsored by The Northland Antique Radio Club (NARC); Auction, swap meet, radio contest, program and awards presentation. Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17; starting Friday at 7pm with the auction. This meet is co-sponsored by The Antique Wireless Association and The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting. Info.: NARC, PO Box 18362, Minneapolis, MN 55418 or www.NorthlandAntiqueRadioClub.com MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, was founded in 1929 by Swedish newspaper publisher Swan J.Turnblad. The Turnblad mansion, which houses the Institute, is on the National Register of Historic Places. For information about hours, exhibits and programs, call (612) 871-4907. ST. PAUL, MN: The Minnesota Museum of American Art features the following: New Visions: Works from the Permanent Collection, ongoing. The Minnesota Museum of American Art is located in St. Paul’s historic Landmark Center, 2nd floor, 75 W. 5th St. Hours are 11am - 4pm, Tues-Sat, (‘til 7:30 p.m. Thursday), 1-5 p.m. Sun, (closed Monday). For more information, call 651-2924355 or visit www.mmaa.org CLUB / ASSOCIATION DIRECTORY MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The Minnesota State Button Society meets monthly at the Textile Center of Minnesota, 3000 University Ave. SE. Meetings are at 10 a.m. with program and coffee. Guests are always welcome. Calendar of events information: check our website at www.MNButtonSociety.com or contact Sue Kilgore at (715)235-7181 or email: email@example.com.
MAY 19, 2014 - MAY 25, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The Northland Antique Radio Club is a Twin Cities based club with nation-wide membership. We publish a quarterly newsletter and meet 4-5 times each year to swap, discuss, and learn about anything related to vintage radios. For information email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to NARC, PO Box 18362, Minneapolis, MN 55418
The Old Times Auction & Estate Sale Calendar is a listing of auctions and estate sales advertised in The Old Times. The listing includes the location of the sale, the company name, the type of auction or sale and the page on which the advertisement can be found in this issue. (If no page is listed the advertisement appeared in the previous month’s issue.)
STOCKHOLM, WI: Antiques In An Apple Orchard. May 23rd, and 24th; Friday: Preview/Early Buying 6pm-8pm; Saturday: 9am-4pm. Maiden Rock Apples, Cidery & Winery, W12266 King Lane. Admission: Fri.: $15; Sat.: $5. Info.: (715)442-2086 (Dealer info.) or (715)448-2048 (Show info.) Page 14
BLOOMINGTON, MN: North Star Blade Collectors. Since 1982, a club for all cutlery collectors. All ages are welcome. We meet at 10am on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Creekside Community Center, 98th & Penn Ave S, Bloomington, MN. Contact the club at www.NSBC.us.
March 29, 2014 Saturday 9:00 am Tomah, WI– Miller Antiques & Auction Co. Large Firearms, Ammunition, Advertising & Stoneware Auction– P 16 March 31, 2014 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Fine Art & Estates Auction– P 24 April 3, 2014 Thursday 6:00 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions SPECIAL FEATURES Weekly Auction– P 25 April 7, 2014 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Estate, Antique, & Collectible Auction– P 24 April 10, 2014 Thursday 6:00 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Weekly Consignment Auction– P 25 April 14, 2014 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Estate, Antique, & Collectible Auction– P 24 April 17, 2014 Thursday 6:00 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Weekly Consignment Auction– P 25 April 24, 2014 Thursday 6:00 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Weekly Consignment Auction– P 25 April 28, 2014 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Fine Art & Estate Auction– P 24 May 3, 2014 SPECIAL SATURDAY 10:00 am Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Hunting, Fishing & Sporting Goods Auction– P 25
APRIL 7, 2014 - APRIL 13, 2014
MONTHLY MARKETS & OCCASIONAL SALES
SHAKOPEE, MN: How Quaint - A 4-Day Market held each month. April 10th, 11th, 12th, & 13th. Thurs: 9am-8pm, Fri: 9am-7pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 11am-4pm. 714 1st Ave E (Hwy 101). Info.: (952)465-3887 or www.How-Quaint.com. See the “Spend A Day in the Country” ad for a more complete listing of shops in and around Shakopee - Page 10.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The Minnesota Antique Dealers Association has seven general meetings, held at 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of January, February, March, April, May, September, and October. These meetings are generally open to the public. The November Annual Meeting and December Holiday Party are members only. Further information can be found at www.mnantiquesdealers.com.
APRIL 14, 2014 - APRIL 20, 2014 CARVER, MN: Historic Downtown Carver ‘Once-A-Month Market’. April 17th, 18th, & 19th. Thurs: 10am-5pm; Fri & Sat: 10am-4pm. Info.: (952)361-3000. See the “Spend A Day in the Country” ad for a more complete listing of shops in and around Carver - Page 10 FARMINGTON, MN: Vintage Marketplace - A 4-Day Market held twice each month. April 17th, 18th, & 19th. Thurs, Fri, & Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: Closed Easter Sunday in April. 302 Oak St., (Downtown Farmington). Info.: (651)463-3401; or www. VintageMarketplace.org. Page 10. APRIL 21, 2014 - APRIL 27, 2014 APPLE VALLEY, MN: Haupt Antiek Market: “Cottage in Bloom”. April 24th, 25th, 26th & 27th. Thurs: 9am-8pm, Fri: 9am-7pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 11am-4pm. 7570 147th St W, Apple Valley, MN. Info.: (651)329-3871; or Deb@HauptAntiek. com, or www.HauptAntiek.com. Page 10. FARMINGTON, MN: Vintage Marketplace - A 4-Day Market held twice each month. April 24th, 25th, 26th & 27th. Thurs, Fri, & Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 11am-5pm. 302 Oak St., (Downtown Farmington). Info.: (651)463-3401; or www. VintageMarketplace.org. Page 10.
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CLASSIFIED ADS FOR SALE JAN WATSON IS CRYING! After 27 years (almost as old as she) her favorite Antique Show - HarMar Mall, (the only show she does), is gone forever! If I promised to bring things the the April show for your PLEASE CALL ME at 320-3517700. I have items ready for you! (0) GOT RECORDS? Clean, playable vinyl reasonably priced. DLJ @ Mall of Saint Paul (Selby and Fairview) & DLJ @ School House Mall (Hixton, WI). I buy record collections. David 763-780-8422. (TFN) TELEPHONES: Over 85 different, genuine 18921983, parts, restorations. FREE Catalogue: We now offer our entire business for sale. email@example.com; www.phonecoinc.com (608)582-4124. (9) LARGE AMOUNT OF MILITARIA including many vintage bayonets. Vintage hunting, fishing, playboys and other collectibles. Booth DDS Gateway Antique Mall, Rogers, MN (763)4288286 (0)
ANTIQUE HARDWARE, lights, doors, etc. for older homes. 2,000 sq. ft. of stuff. Also, furniture hardware. NORTHWEST ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE, 981 Selby Ave, St. Paul, MN. (651)644-9270 or email: pmanly8376@ aol.com (TFN)
SERVICES JOE’S CHANDELIER CLEANING, LLC. Chandelier cleaning, rewiring, & repair services. Insured. Free local estimates. Joe Schwab, Proprietor. (651)338-9515 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (9)
ANTIQUE CLOCK COLLECTION mostly mantle and cuckoo. buy one or buy them all. Need the space. Kandiyohi (320)212-6801 (0)
DOLL REPAIR: Antique to modern. 30 years experience. Plus fashions custom made. Demi’s Doll Studio and Hospital, (952)920-0046 or email@example.com. www.demisdollstudio.com. (BF7)
WANTED WANTED TO BUY: Old Comics, Sunday Funnies, Mags, and Bubble Gum Cards. Call Dave: (651)503-0642 (5)
CANING & WICKER REPAIR CHAIR CANING, starting at $1/hole. Wicker repair, rush, seat weaving. Only 1 hour from Mpls. Debbie (507)964-5887, DebGaryW@gmail.com. (6)
POLITICAL BUTTONS WANTED: Collector buys old campaign, buttons, badges, ribbons, posters & misc historical items. Call Paul 952-200-7490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (2)
PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISAL SCHOOL
DEALER SPACE AVAILABLE
BE A CERTIFIED PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISER in one weekend. Tuition as low as $295. Free catalog - (507)9957803. Continental Appraisal School, PO Box 346, Mankato, MN 56002. www. AuctioneerSchool. com. (11)
DEALERS WANTED: THORA MAE’S ANTIQUES in Cannon Falls has doubled in size! 612860-7488 / email: kara. email@example.com (TFN)
~ ESTATE SALE ~
Fri: May 2, 9-5 • Sat: May 3, 9-5 • Sun: May 4, 12-5
3252 180th St. W. (Roberds Lk), Faribault, MN A Wonderfully Eclectic HUGE Sale! American Antiques • Vintage Danish Modern • Oriental/Asian & Other Cultures
PARTIAL LISTING ANTIQUES/VINTAGE: Floor to Ceiling Books on the Arts, History, Classics, Novels (signed P. Buck “Story of Pumpkin Seed”) • Revolving Oak Bookcase • Chippendale Carved Camel Back Sofa • Walnut 3 door China Closet • Kiel Walnut Fold Top Library/Dining Table • Danish Modern: 7ft. China Closet • Teak Dining Table w/6 chairs • Teak Wall Display/Storage Units • Credenza • Drylund Entertainment Cabinet • Signed food Trolley • Bedroom Dressers • Square Oak Table w/5 leaves • 8 Press Back Chairs • Oak Mission Settee • Original Art including W. N. 1900 “A Swimming Pool” 20x40 • RW Beater Jar- Fowler Store, LeRoy, MN • Toleware • Cookie Jars • Beaded Indian Gauntlet Gloves • 1937 Philco Table Radio • Sessions Mantle Clock • Several pieces Villroy & Boch “Dresden”. Fine Glassware: Lalique Apple Perfume • Waterford• Orrefors • Kosta Boda • Hoya Floral Plates • 15in. Cut Glass Vase • Large Deco Glass Czech Vase • Bavarian “Star” Crystal • St. Louis Crystal Tableware • Sterling pieces. Fine China Sets include: Royal Doulton “Credenza” • Noritake “Manor Gold” • Large Limoges Platter • Chocolate Pot • Saga Tinn Pewter. Oriental: Dinnerwares • Brass • 36x72 Silk Screen • Lamps • Kama Sutra Sake Sets • Chokin • Hercules & Diomedes Sculpture • Capiz Shell pieces • Egyptian Papyrus • Wicker “Fan” Chairs & Figural Animal Tables • Original Wall Art • Hi Fi, Stereo Systems • Tons of Records • Men’s Hawaiian Wedding Shirts • Irish & Norwegian Sweaters • Ties. NORTHWEST AIRLINES MEMORABILIA: Kokeshi Dolls, Wing Pins, Disney Vest, Bags, Dinnerware, Silverware, Playing Cards, Cap, Shirts, Large Wood Salad Bowl & More. OWLS!!!: A Huge Collection – Fine to Funky! Signed Matts Jonasson, Lalique, Swarovski, Sevres, Kosta Boda, Wedgwood, Metal, Brass – Hundreds, Tiny to Large! ALSO: Variety of Belleek, including many Christmas plates • Rorstrand Christmas plates 1968-1999 • Berlin Christmas plates 1970-2000. Everything needed for Cooking & Entertaining: Shelves of Recipe Books • Linens • Cop R Clad Cookware • Barwares, etc. A ROOMFULL of Christmas Decorations • A FULL Smalls” Table! Home is FULL!!! Three Main Levels plus Garage!
Get numbers when you arrive (1st day only) • MUST stay at property • Portable toilet
Cash (Checks with discretion, Need positive ID)
Anne Roach-Stegmeir, Mgr. • AnneRoSteg@gmail.com
ANTIQUE SHOWS & MARKETS VINTIQUE’S SPRING ANTIQUE & VINTAGE SHOW! Saturday & Sunday, April 5th & 6th, 2014; 10:00am to 5:00pm both days. Park Ballroom, New Prague, MN. For more information contact Deb (612)968-4600; vintique.jewelry@yahoo. com. Vendors & Shoppers Wanted! (0) FANTASTIC ANTIQUE TO MODERN DOLL, BEAR & ORIGINAL ARTIST SHOWS bring the Mermaid Event Center in Mounds View alive in February, May, September, and November! www. CPromotionsPlus.com (SCH)
COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO! Pines-n-tiques is having an annual “Egg Hunt” April 9th - 19th. Adults select an egg and possibly win a $10, $20, or the “Golden Egg” a $50 Gift Certificate! A wonderful collection of vintage and antiques located in a 104 year old barn just waiting for your arrival. Watch for state signs and our antique wagon on 212 W in Plato, MN. Wed. - Sat.11AM5PM Sun Noon-5PM. More info: Pines-n-tiques ad on pg 10 and Facebook. (0) RED CEDAR CLASSIC AUTO CLUB 35th Annual Car Show, Swap Meet, and Antique Barns. Sunday, May 18; Colfax, Wis-
consin Fairgrounds. Dealer spaces available - $10 each. Information: Randy, (715)235-0746. (1) KANE COUNTY ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE FLEA MARKET. “Best in the Midwest or Anywhere.” Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, Illinois 60174 (between Route 38 and Route 64). 1st Sunday of every month and preceding Saturday afternoon. NEXT SHOWS: April 5th & 6th and May 3rd & 4th. Sat: Noon - 5pm; Sun: 7am 4pm. Admission: $5 each day. Children 12 and under FREE with parents. Parking FREE. Information: (630)377-2252 or www. KaneCountyFleaMarket. com. (TFN)
AUCTION EVERY THURSDAY 6PM Preview Wed. 11-8 & Thurs. 12-6
APRIL AUCTION CALENDAR
~ 6pm Weekly Consignment Auctions ~ • Thursday, April 3rd • Thursday, April 10th • Thursday, April 17th • Thursday, April 24th
Hot dinner available on site! Antiques t Vintage t Collectibles t Estate Items Coins t Jewelry t Ephemera t Firearms - licensed FFL April 3rd • 6 p.m. We are featuring firearms, ammo, military items, and a 40 year collection of Railroad items from a former Great Northern Employee. Semaphores, crossing signs, oil cans, blueprints, dish ware, depot items, 20 gallon Red Wing Pullman cooler, rail pieces, drills, calendars, Depot semaphore control arm, maps, lanterns, safety plates and so much more!
Special Saturday Auction, May 3rd • 10 a.m.
Hunting, Fishing & Sporting goods! Still have room to consign quality firearms. Call today 607-263-7373.
Full catalogs & live real-time bidding w/Proxibid at:
www. ANewDayAuctions.com 31670 65th Ave, Cannon Falls, MN 55009 Consignments - by Appointment
Auctioneers: J. Stevens • MN Lic # 19-160 • K. Stevens # 19-159 • Licensed, Bonded & Insured
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bottom and farthest background at the top. Similarly, in Krishna Fluting (1775) the guardian of cowherds plays a flute in the foreground/bottom flanked by lines of women with offerings. Above/behind Krishna two cowherds watch over a herd of cows, topped by a beautiful city, depicting space in horizontal bands that recede into the depths, with abrupt breaks between. Later, Lovers
Hendrik Adriaan van Reede. Kaida-taddi. (16781703) Dutch. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Gift: Minnich Collection, et al. P.17,681.
Watching an Approaching Thunder Storm (1780-1790) represents depth through the image’s continual recession into the background. A folio of opaque watercolors, commissioned by Englishwoman Lady Impey while living in Calcutta, is considered among the finest natural
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history paintings. For example Brahminy Starling with Two Antheraea Moths, Caterpillar, and Cocoon on a Jujube Tree (1777) highlights nature’s texture within a lively setting. A plump caterpillar crawls on barky limb, near thorns, serrated leaves, and butterflies. A life-infused scene presents past, present, and future at once: cocoon/caterpillar/ moth, buds/new fruit/ ripe fruit, leaves fresh or recently nibbled; and features textures: buds/ moths/feathers/thorns,
serrated leaves, bark. The caterpillarbutterfly cycle also stretches time. During the later 19th century an intellectual awakening known as the Bengal Renaissance questioned repressive attitudes toward women, toward marriage arrangements, the caste system, and superstitious beliefs. This movement brought progressive positions to India, particularly in the area around Calcutta. A film, Charulata (1964), in Bengali with English captions, dramatizes these concerns.Therein an upper class lady of Imperial Bengal wishes to be a writer, in defiance of custom. An 18th century Anglo-Indian Chippendale lady’s rosewood writing desk awaits Lady Impey. Delicate yet energetic, the desk also beckons Charulata, the aspiring writer within the film, onward toward her mission. Upon the desk, floral motifs of inlaid ivory swirl around one another, swinging along a vine and repeated upon the delicate silver
Imperial India Cont. on page 27
Spring Antique Spectacular just before Easter
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--PRESS RELEASE ST. PAUL, MINN.The Antique Spectacular Spring Antique & Collectibles Show & Sale will be held inside and ouside of the Grandstand at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul
escutcheon. The ball and claw form of this desk’s feet derive from an English form, which, in turn, originated in Chinese mythology, a dragon clawing toward the elusive flaming pearl, a metaphor for seeking enlightenment. Perhaps found in glimpses here? Jim Billings may be contacted at james@ jamesbillings.com
Elk River, MN
Annie’s Attic 15,000 sq. ft. of Antiques and Collectibles
Once a custOmer... ...always a friend!
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Open Late Friday ‘tiL 8:00pm Julia Lake
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8600 Main Ave • Clear Lake • (320) 743-5950 Take I-94 to Clearwater (Exit #178) then N 3 mi on Hwy 24. We’re 1 blk S of Hwy 10 in dwntwn Clear Lake - between Becker & St. Cloud. www.WeekendCottageAntiques.com
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Furniture • ArchitecturAl items • Huge Stock oF Stained glaSS • complete engliSH pubS and decorative pub itemS • SmallS • collectibleS • a complete Selection oF pennSylvania amiSH pine Furniture
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One block N. of lights ~ Junction Hwys. 25 & 55
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Fri - Sun, 10am - 6pm
Construction on the racetrack is moving outside dealers to the Midway just west of the Grandstand, where positively no spikes or stakes are allowed. Call 612-961-3401 for more information.
Friends attending the Spring Antique Spectacular tried on these leather jackets for a lark.
309 Jackson Avenue • Downtown Elk River • 763-441-1818
on Friday, April 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission, $6. Hundreds of dealers will have thousands of artifacts at a wide range of prices. Important notice:
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GRAND OPENING July 9, 10 & 11, 2010
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12905 Main Street • Rogers, MN 55374 I-94 Exit #207 • 2 blks south on right 12905 Main Street, Roger’s, MN 55374 Antiques101@live.com 763-428-0101 Hours: Monday – Saturday 10-6, Sunday – 11-5 Beth Wolf – owner Evie Sandberg - manager
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THIS IS THE BIG SHOW! ANTIQUE SPECTACULAR 2014
Antique & Collectibles Show & Sale
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Indoors & Outdoors at THE GRANDSTAND
MN STATE FAIRGROUNDS 1265 N Snelling Ave • St. Paul, MN 55108
Located in St. Paul on Snelling Ave 3 mi N of I-94, 2 mi S of State Hwy 36
Friday*(8 am-6 pm) & Saturday* (8 am-4 pm) ADMISSION
th ($1 OFF wi t his ad!)
APRIL 18TH & 19TH *Note: Because the show falls on Easter weekend this year, it will take place on Friday and Saturday!
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ATTENTION OUTSIDE VE NDORS Due
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to major con s t r u c t i o n o n: the racetrac will be setti k OUTSIDE DEALERS Lot just wesng up at the Midway T h e l o t i s p at o f t h e G r a n d s t a n d . b e r e q u i r e d ve d, s o w e i g h t s w i l l fo a n d ca n o p i e r s e t t i n g u p te n t s s t a ke s a l l o w s ( N O s p i ke s o r s i d e d e a l e r e d ! ) Wa t c h f o r o u t I N S I D E D E A Ls i g n s t o t h e M i d w a y. ERS w Grandstand ill set up in the as usual.
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