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Vol. 27 No. 10 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Treasures” • October 2017

Jonny Quest, Eternal Boy Adventurer 1960s nighttime cartoon TV series maintains appeal

Japanese Menko Cards. Menko Cards are used as playing pieces in Japanese children’s games, much like pogs.

Manga cover of a Jonny Quest comic book published in Japan in July 1965. (All images from classicjq.com)

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by James Cihlar Originally airing during prime-time on network television during the 1964-1965 season, Jonny Quest was a groundbreaking cartoon series about the adventures of a young boy, Jonny, his friend Hadji, his scientist father Dr. Benton Quest, his bodyguard/ tutor Roger “Race” Bannon, and his pet dog Bandit. From India to Norway to Egypt, the Quests traveled from their home base of Palm Key for the U.S. government, usually on their own supersonic jet. Along the way they battled numerous creatures, including an invisible monster, a trained pterodactyl, and a spiderlike robot spy.

Laser Disc, Columbia Video Disc distributed in Japan in the 1990s, includes the episodes “Turu the Terrible” and “The ‘Q’ Missile Mystery” dubbed in Japanese.

With occasional assistance from Jezebel Jade, a shapely agent and love interest for Race, they regularly outsmarted many memorable villains, including an animated gargoyle, a Nazi war criminal, and, of course, the evil mastermind Dr. Zin. Like the popular Bond films of the time, this series also featured a host of gadgets: flying jetpacks, hovercraft, and picture phones. As explained in the first aired episode, “The Mystery of the Lizard Men,” after Jonny “lost his mother,” special agent Race Bannon was assigned to protect him as companion, tutor, and bodyguard. The

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story of how the Quests first met Hadji is told (in flashback) in “Calcutta Adventure,” the seventh episode to air. The producers, Hanna Barbera, set out to make Jonny Quest different from their lighter comic fare, such as The Flintstones or Huckleberry Hound. The settings were lushly illustrated, and the figures were realistically drawn. Jonny Quest adopted the more dramatic style of comic books. Hanna Barbera hired veteran Marvel Comics artist Doug Wildey to develop the original

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The Pencil by Number Jonny Quest set box. The Transogram board game is very rare. Overview. (Transogram images courtesy Heidi Schreiber)

The Transogram board game cover and inside.

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The Transogram board game laid out.

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concept art. The resulting 26 episodes are what Lyle P. Blosser and Craig Fuqua refer to as “Classic Jonny Quest.” In 1998 they began the website classicjq.com, which today is an extensive and entertaining online resource for fans. It features an FAQ, episode guide, and the poll results for “favorite episode”: “The Invisible Monster” is in the lead, followed by “The Robot Spy.” The website also lists the settings, villains, monsters, and machines appearing in each episode. A page of media includes MP3s of dialogue, promos, and the distinctively jazzy music score from the show. And a forum page allows for

discussion. Perhaps of most interest for collectors is Classic Jonny Quest’s “Memorabilia” page. Including images as well as descriptions, this resource shows the merchandising associated with the original series, including videos, DVDs, comic books, coloring books, board and card games, puzzles, and records. Although several tieins were made, the website notes: “most of them are rather rare and correspondingly expensive! Among the more reasonable and easily-found items are videos and comic books; other items such as Jonny Quest games, models, and the like quickly move out of the range of the casual collector.” Original art or animation cels have also entered the market.

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The Pencil by Number Jonny Quest set box. The Paint by Number and Pencil by Number Jonny Quest issued sets from Transogram in 1964 are very rare.

After the first syndication, and on season, Jonny Quest cable TV. In 1987 a ran in repeats on Saturday mornings on Jonny Quest Cont. on page 5 network TV, in

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second season of Jonny Quest, was produced, but fans and collectors generally dismiss it. Two made-fortelevision movies, Jonny’s Golden Quest and Jonny Quest vs. the Cyber Insects, appeared in 1993 and 1995, respectively. In 1996 Jonny Quest: The Real Adventures debuted on television. Although a few Jonny Quest books and comic books were released after the first season moved into reruns, The Real Adventures prompted another round of Bandit plush toy, 1996. merchandising, in part were because Turner episodes Broadcasting had accompanied by minirecently bought Hanna comic books. A stuffed Barbera Studios. Video toy Bandit dog was re-releases of original produced. And then

recent report is that Robert Rodriguez will direct; the website IMDB lists the movie as “in production.” Jonny may soon appear in theaters!

James Cihlar, a teacher, has a passion for pottery, comics, and poetry, among other things 20th century vintage.

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Will the real elephant in the room please stand up?

by Joan Sween I was humming as I straightened things behind the service counter—the sales slips, the wrapping paper, the customer cookies. We had only two customers—a leisurely

browsing lady followed by a patient husband. After a while they approached the service counter. I quickly brushed the cookie crumbs off my chins. “I have some questions,” she said. “First, why is that

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“Yes,” I said somewhat defensively. “The rounded middle stone in the elephant’s stomach is called a Jelly Belly. It’s a style that Trifari innovated in the 1930s.” “They both have round stones in the middle,” she said, looking dubious. How do you tell which is the expensive one?” I suppose I could have spent a half hour explaining low-cost manufacturing, but hey. I took the easy way out. I handed her the Trifari and a magnifying glass. “Look at the back of this brooch,” I said. “What do you

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“Ahh!” she said, gasping. “It says ‘Trifari!’” I love that breathless moment when people discover a mark—a cheap thrill for me, but hey. “That’s the easiest clue,” I said. “Most high-quality costume jewelry will be marked.” “Well that’s easy,” she said. Hubby nodded and smiled. They moved off to do some more browsing. Later, the same lady asked me to open another showcase that featured Mexican jewelry. Lifting up two necklaces, she examined their backsides. One was a graceful unmarked piece, very possibly made in the late 1800s, and priced $3,599. The other was a nice, but fairly common, slender necklace priced $9. Personally, I thought the unmarked necklace was a little

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overpriced, considering its uncertain provenance, but hey. “Okay, I can do this,” the lady grinned. “This piece is marked, ‘Alpaca,’ and is therefore high-quality costume jewelry. The other one is not marked at all. So why is the marked one priced so low, and the unmarked one priced thousands? That isn’t at all what you told me,” she said accusingly. “You’re right,” I said, “but Mexican silver is different. Way before marks were ever established in Mexico, many local artisans made unmarked jewelry of a higherthan-normal silver quality. So, the dealer is assuming that this unmarked piece may be exceptionally old and of the highest quality silver.” “Uh-huh,” said the lady. “The Alpaca mark, on the other hand, tells us this piece is not silver at all. It’s a nickel, copper, zinc, alloy that only looks like silver and doesn’t have much value in today’s market.” “Forgive me for being blunt” said the lady, “but I don’t think you can be trusted, telling me something is one thing and something else, another. Come on, Hank, we’re leaving. Unless this dealer wants to come outside and make an idiot of herself explaining that our car, which is marked a Ford, is not really a Ford!” She smirked at me in critical triumph. I would have liked to smack her smirk, but hey. “Well, actually. . .” said hubby, “our car has been updated as a restomod, with a Ford body, but a 350 small-

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Altrusa Doll Show benefits Wausau Foundation goodies. Door prizes will be awarded hourly. Proceeds from this show will benefit the Little Red Schoolhouse at Marathon Park, and other local projects funded by the Altrusa of Wausau Foundation. Admission to the event is still only $4 for

--PRESS RELEASE WAUSAU, WIS.— The 38th Annual Altrusa Doll Show & Sale will be held Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p. . at Faith Christian Academy located at 225 S. 28th Ave. in Wausau, Wis. Whatever variety of doll is your favorite, you are likely to find her or him there. Everything from fascinating antiques, charming collectibles, reborn babies, Barbies, bears, and miniatures will be gracing the dealers’ tables. Come find clothing for all sizes, including American Girl sized dolls, fashionable accessories and interesting displays. Dealer Coordinator Delores Clancey states, “Our Altrusa Show is known for variety and

A variety of dolls displayed at last year’s show. (Photos provided)

interesting dealer presentations of their wares. We are easy to get to and have a fun Saturday for collectors and families.” Wausau is located at the intersection of Highway 29 and Interstate 39; and the show venue is easily accessed from the highway, with hotels and restaurants nearby. At the Child and Doll Tea Party, children

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will enjoy making a take-home craft and will practice their best tea party manners while enjoying small cakes and tea. Connie Heidemann, Tea Party Hostess, reminds children and dolls to ‘dress for the event’. Show attendees can enjoy a lunch of Altrusa’s famous BBQ or chicken salad topped off with a homemade dessert, while pondering the raffle offerings. Raffle items include: collector dolls, an autographed Packer football, cash, restaurant certificates, a wine basket and other

adults, under twelve is free. The Tea Party is $1 per child (no charge for dolls attending!) Come join the fun!

Osceola, WI

The Looking Glass

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Luca Carlevarijs (Italian, 1663-1730); Regatta on the Grand Canal in Honor of Frederick IV, King of Denmark, 1711. Oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

by Jim Billings MINNEAPOLIS-Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe, an exhibition of paintings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), reminisces power and pomp during 18th century Europe. This exhibition features

Venice and its veduta school of art, characterized by largescale yet detailed compositions. Papal and royal visits, periodic rituals, and occasional uprisings offer spectacular viewing. The canals of Venice, hosting showy barges on grand vistas,

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provided artists Appraising Art inspiration. Sketched and Antiques by witnesses, many views were later finished in studios. This superb show will remain at Mia through December 31. Venice began as a refuge for the shards of a fallen Roman Empire. Romans fled to remote islands and a lagoon off the northwest Adriatic coast inaccessible to By Jim Billings land-based Goths and Huns who were conquering mainland devising a republic an elected Italy. Later, Venice was with Hence insulated for a monarchy. millennium from medieval and Appraising Art Cont. on page 9 renaissance politics,

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of Venice, visiting King Frederick IV is both the viewer and the view. Dressed in a bright red jacket, he sits at the prow of the barge, facing oarsmen in gold cloaks and red hats. Accompanying the king along the Grand Canal were bissone (fanciful and flamboyant barges), containing mementos of Ancient Rome – battering rams, helmets, breast plates, quivers with arrows, and fasces

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Venice retained a vestigial link to Rome, somewhat democratic yet retaining the splendor of Roman public ceremonies. A vestige of ancient Rome is highlighted in Italian painter Luca Carlevarijs’s Regatta Along the Grand Canal, in honor of a visit by King Frederick IV of Denmark (1711). Carlevarijs engages the splendorous life of a ceremonial regatta. Along the Grand Canal

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Hixton School House Antique Mall ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES AND FURNITURE Open 7 Days a Week | 10 am - 5 pm

Over 90 Dealers!

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Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, 1691-1765); Interior of St. Peter’s with the Visit of the Duc de Choiseul, 1756-57. Oil on canvas. The Collection of the Boston Athenaeum, Purchase, 1834 (UR12) Note the jewel tones against the grey stone background.

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--PRESS RELEASE WA U K E S H A , WIS.--The Lake Country Antiques & Art Show will be held at 1000 Northview Rd. in the Waukesha County Expo Center, in Waukesha, Wis., Friday, November 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, November

Lake Country Antiques & Art Show

5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show features a cash bar Friday night and catered food and desserts all weekend. Take I94 to Exit 294 (Hwy J). Drive south one mile to Northview Road. Sixty dealers will be on hand featuring antiques, art, and Displays span from elevintage items including gant to rustic to modpieces from the 18th ern. (Photo provided)

century and continuing through modernism. Harold Cole of Bettina Krainin Antiques will feature a collection of five paintings and related materials by the farm painter Alfred Montgomery. The collection was purchased from the great grandson of the original owner,

who purchased the art directly from Montgomery. Wisconsin artist Gary John Gresl will be hosting a special exhibition of his “Assemblages” and will be available Friday evening and Saturday morning to sign copies of his new book Palimpsets and Middens.

Admission is $8; children 15 years old and under, free. Coupon with ad on page 12. The Lake Country Antiques & Art Show is sponsored by Ron and Debby Christman of the Antiques Center at Wales, in Wales, Wis. For information call 262-968-4913.

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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

Jean’s Antiques Collectibles & Gifts 24 5th Avenue (downtown Shell Lake) (715) 468-7035 OPEN: Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm; Sun: 11am-3pm

Primrose Parlor Antiques 417 N Main Street • (715) 234-5849 OPEN: Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm (Apr thru Sept) THEN Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm (Oct thru Mar) Charming Victorian structure; multi-dealer.

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Years Ago Antiques & Collectibles 1367 2nd Ave. (Downtown) (715) 822-4625 OPEN: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm; Closed Sundays Mall; 20+ dealers selling a wide variety.

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

AMERY - 54001 PhyllBea’s of Amery 845 Hwy 46 North • (1 mile north of downtown Amery - next to Super America.) OPEN: Sat: 10am-3pm; Sun: 11am-2pm Antiques, gifts & more - “All with a unique flair”. www.PhylBeasOfAmery.com & Facebook

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Dolls, Bears & Original Artists

Twin City Postcard Club sponsors Fall Show

--PRESS RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, MINN.--Take a trip any where and everywhere at the Twin City Postcard Club Fall Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 29 at the Bloomington Armory. The postcards cover every subject imaginable. Admission, $4. Admission for members, $3. Covers both days. The Armory is located at 3300 W. 98th St., two blocks east of France Avenue on 98th Street. If you take I-35W, use the 98th Street exit and turn west. information, For contact 651 426-3573 or www.TwinCityPostcardClub.com

A Madame Alexander doll in original dress relaxes with a beloved furry and a newer Christmas bear.

--PRESS RELEASE Plus is holding its fall MOUNDS VIEW, Antique to Modern MINN.--C Promotions Dolls, Bears & Original

Let There Be Light Antiques Specializing in: Antique Lighting Repairs Restoration Rewiring Shades & Parts

An early postcard of Ramsey State Park.

Dealer’s Choice

Joan Sween, a former English teacher and dramaturge, is an antiques dealer in southeastern Minnesota who has written three books: Nice Girls Don’t Bite, a paranormal mystery featuring two Minnesota Nice antiques dealers; a collection of her columns titled Dealer’s Choice; and Deathblow: The Encore Killer Always Returns. Sween, an accomlished playwright, has also written 20 plays, among them The First Woman, about the defense of Mary Surratt, who was convicted of aiding the plot to assassinate of President Abraham Lincoln and became the first woman sentenced to be hanged in the United States.

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block Chevrolet motor.” “So are you saying,” I asked, “that although there is a chrome “FORD” mark on the fender, the engine inside is not a Ford?” “It’s quite common,” he said sheepishly. She glared at me in stony silence as she pushed hubby out the door. I could have said something, but hey. © 2017 Joan Sween

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Michele Marieschi (Italian, 1710 – 1744), Doge Pietro Grimani Carried into Piazza San Marco after his Election, 1741. Oil on canvas. Galerie G. Sarti, Paris.

Francesco Guardi (Italian, 1712-1793); The Meeting of Pope Pius VI and Doge Paolo Renier at San Giorgio in Alga, 1782. Oil on canvas. Guido Bartolozzi Antichità SRL

Friday, November 3 • Saturday, November 4 • Sunday, November 5 5pm to 9pm 10am to 5pm 11am to 4pm

Where: WAUKESHA COUNTY EXPO CENTER 1000 Northview Rd Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, 1691-1765); The Consecration of Giuseppe Pozzobonelli as Archbishop in San Carlo al Corso, 1743-44. Oil on canvas. Musei Civici di Como. Image: Pinacoteca Civica Como

(I-94 Exit 294 (HWY J), then south 1 mi. to Northview Rd, then 1/2 mile to show entrance)

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Food: CATERED FOOD & DESSERTS Friday Night Cash Bar Admission: Adults $8.00 Children (15 and under) FREE

Tickets are valid for all 3 days of the show.

~Mary Lou’s Crystal Repair on Site~

65 Dealers Featuring Antiques, Art & Vintage Items from the 18th Century through Modernism. “One-Of-A-Kind” objects for your collection... ~ SPECIAL EXHIBIT and Sale ~

Wisconsin artist Gary John Gresl will offer a selection of his art ‘Assemblages’ and will sign copies of his new book Palimpsests & Middens Fri PM & Sat AM.

FOR MORE SHOW INFORMATION: Antiques Center at Wales • 323 E Summit Ave • Wales, WI 53183

262.968.4913 • www.AntiquesCenterAtWales.com • R 4th YEA

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offered through the Grand Tour “over time has come to be seen as one of the cardinal institutions of the enlightenment.” Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe shows elegant highlights of a school of art celebrating pomp and power, fed by economics. By its

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Lorenzo Quirós (Spanish, 1717 – 1789); The Decoration of the Calle Platerias for the Entry of Charles III in Madrid, about 1760. Oil on canvas. Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid Charles III became King of Spain in 1759. He promoted science and modern agriculture, facilitated trade, reduced the influence of the church, avoided wars, and most of his reforms proved successful and enduring.

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colors pull foreground forward; low frequency blues push the canal and soon the barge into the distance. Crowds mingle amongst tableaux of beauty and fantasy. Rome is alive and well. One wishes to hear the occasion--to smell it, perhaps not. Venice today draws around 20 million visitors annually. This popularity seems to have begun in the 18th and 19th centuries with the Grand Tour. Prior to settling into marriage and career, touring the continent became customary for wealthy young English men and even women. With England bursting with colonial wealth, its young travelers sought

mementos from Italy, which was in relative economic decline. The Grand Tourists sought major cities of culture: Paris, Madrid, and Rome with Florence, Naples, and particularly Venice for highlights. fine, Venice’s spectacular paintings of the Enlightenment drew wealth from England, with its strong economy and great banking institutions, into the coffers of

eager, less wealthy Italians. While travelers carried little cash for safety reasons, they had letters of credit. Small paintings were high on the list of mementos, along with drawings and engravings -- small likenesses of Vesuvius, the Rialto bridge in Venice, the Coliseum in Rome. Dutch artists had produced detailed still lifes and cityscapes flaunting the wealth of

the middle class. This style of painting spread among Europe, soon supplying specimens scattered over the continent suitable for a Grand Tour by the

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by Donald-Brian Johnson “Tales calculated to drive you . . . MAD!” With that tantalizing cover headline, the first issue “If you’re not a member of ‘The Beat Generation,’ of MAD magazine hit newsstands in this collection of articles from MAD will make you the October 1952. A one.” Back cover blurb from Like Mad, a 1960 MAD paperback. takeoff on the signature

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Smack Dab

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Rocky? According to MAD, it’s “Rockhead.” October 1977.

Smack Dab

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celebrities, movies, TV shows, advertisers); adolescent in all of us. and the puns, almost The satire may always excruciating sometimes be lame (“a (“in this issue we prey downer is when they on Heaven Can Wait)-take the braces off your but darn it, MAD was teeth, and nobody (and is) funny. Funny notices”); the targets, MAD was an equal-opportunity insulter: Jimmy easy (politicians from Smack Dab Carter made the cover of the March 1978 issue. Cont. on page 16 both sides of the aisle, Cont. from page 14

Celebrity contributors Danny Kaye and Bob & Ray were featured in the December 1958 issue.

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Cont. from page 13

fortunate geography, Venice has remained a well-preserved vestige of late ancient Rome, a survivor of medieval European and Renaissance political intrigue, its popularity

October 2017

The Old Times grew up addicted to enhanced via the Grand Smack Dab MAD.) Tour. And offered to Cont. from page 15 The brainchild of us. William in a boy,-the-folks- publisher Jim Billings is an Gaines and editor better-not-catch-meappraiser of fine Kurtzman, reading-this kind of Harvey antiques and a longtime way (even if, at this MAD began life as a lover of art and art stage of the game, the comic book. In 1947, history. folks probably also Gaines had inherited

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St. Cloud convenes Junk Junktion

“Here he is, Don Martin, MAD’s wildest wonder, in his first solo appearance.” MAD’s Maddest Artist Don Martin Steps Out, a 1962 compilation.

“Join with Alfred E. Neuman and his hotheaded MAD gang, and get Boiling MAD!” Paperback compilation, 1966.

Smack Dab

“couldn’t you put in less stuff of interest to adults?”) After 23 issues, MAD made the move from comic book

Cont. from page 16

Kids did. So did an ever-increasing number of grown-ups. (One early “Letter to the Editor” groused “The scratching, clawing, biting satire of the cool cats who are Howling MAD.” 1967 compilation paperback.

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Smack Dab

Cont. on page 18

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Politicians were skewered on a regular basis within the pages of MAD. The particular targets in January 1974: Richard Nixon and company.

Who’s that masquerading as Indiana Jones? Alfred E. Neuman, of course. “Inbanana Jones and the Temple of Goons,” October 1984.

MAD celebrated its 5th anniversary with the October 1957 issue. Among the period pop culture icons attending the party: Betty Crocker, Arthur Godfrey, the Campbell Soup Kids, and, of course, Alfred E. Neuman.

Smack Dab

Cont. from page 17

to magazine format, attracting an upscale brand of contributors. On the lengthy MAD roster: Steve Allen, Sid Caesar, Ernie Kovacs, Tom Lehrer, Stan Freberg, Bob and Ray, Andy Griffith, Chevy Chase, Danny Kaye, Jimmy Kimmel, Jules Feiffer, “Peanuts”

cartoonist Charles M. Schultz, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and Richard Nixon. (Nixon’s “contribution” was actually a compilation of lines from his speeches). Most MAD features and art though, were the work of the magazine’s regular staff under the guidance “In Case Of Fire Turn Upside Down.” Alfred E. of Kurtzman, and, Neuman captures the delightful dopiness of MAD following his 1956 humor. April 1979.

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A mashup headed up the June 2004 issue of MAD: “Star Shrek.” (“Captain Kirk? Mr. Scott? Unbelievable! Shrek is only the third-fattest guy in a Federation uniform!”)

Smack Dab

Cont. on page 19

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The Old Times Adam Sandler may have ruled the movie roost in the early 2000s, but he was no match for Alfred E. Neuman. The duo on the cover of “The 50 Worst Things About Movies,” an August 2003 MAD publication.

Smack Dab Ad parodies were a MAD specialty--at least until 2001, when the magazine itself began accepting advertisements. This Crest Toothpaste lampoon made the back cover of the December 1958 issue.

Cont. from page 18

Shrek”--well, you get the idea. MAD’s perennial cover boy, Alfred E. Neuman, made his first appearance in 1954. The gap-toothed, jugeared mop-top soon became the symbol of MAD’s brand of zany goofiness. Harvey

Alfred E. Neuman leads the front cover’s toga party brigade, in a June 1979 slap at Animal House (“Abominable House”).

Smack Dab

Cont. on page 22

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(Located 1/2 block from Baseball Park 1-1/2 blocks north of the Post Office)

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Pottery: Roseville (over 300 pieces) •Hull • McCoy • Shawnee • Weller • •Depression & Carnival Glass • • Beer & Bar Collectibles • ~ Other Antques & Collectibles ~

Hours By Chance or Appointment (Call)

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~ OPEN ~ 65 Th-Sat: 10-5 Sun: 12-4

952-467-2124 • An old feed mill re-done in salvaged barn wood • Boutique-style store with a vintage flare • 3 floors • Over 10,000 sq ft • Something for everyone • So charming you won’t want to leave!

18 3rd Ave SE Norwood Young America, MN 55397

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Multi Dealer Shop featuring 14 quality dealers and six other stores within walking distance COMING EVENTS

Corner of Water Street & Broadway

240 Water Street Oct. 15 Jordan, MN Autumn Swing/Ladies Night - open late. ~ Open ~ Sun-Thurs: 10-5 • Fri & Sat: 10-6 Nov. 4 Camo Glam 952-492-3322


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CALENDAR Editor’s Note: Calendar listings are published free of charge. Space preference is given to advertisers. Listings in bold type have paid display advertisements in The Old Times, and page numbers (if in this issue) are given. Please look for these ads, (either in this issue or the previous issue), for additional information. To be included in the calendar simply mail information to: The Old Times, P.O. Box 411, Sauk Centre, MN 55378-0411, or email the listing to Paul@TheOldTimes.com. The deadline for calendar listings is the 10th of the month prior to the month of publication. Because of the possibility of cancellations, we recommend that readers confirm the scheduling of an event before traveling any distance. Club information in the Club Directory is published on a rotating basis as space is available.

OCTOBER 2, 2017 - OCTOBER 8, 2017

MONTHLY MARKETS & OCCASIONAL SALES

MAPLEWOOD, MN: 44th Annual Guzzle ‘N Twirl Beer & Brewery Collectibles Show. Sponsored by the North Star Chapter of the Beer Can Collectors Association. Saturday, October 7th, 9am-3pm. Aldrich Arena, 1850 White Bear Ave. Admission: $5. Info.: Mike at (651)4513786 or www.NorthStarChapter.com. Page 13.

OCTOBER 2, 2017 - OCTOBER 8, 2017

BISMARCK, ND: Crying Hill Antiques’ Bismarck Fall Antique Show. October 7th & 8th, 2017. Saturday: 9am5pm; Sunday: 9am-4pm. Burleigh County 4H Building, 3715 E Bismarck Expressway. Admission: Saturday $5; Sunday FREE. Info.: (701)226-8122 or daleks@ earthlink.net. Page 1.

MAJOR ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES SHOWS / SALES / MARKETS

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA: Cedar Rapids Antique & Vintage Show. October 6th, & 7th. Fri 10-6; Sat 9-4. Hawkeye Downs Speedway, Main Expo Building, 4400 6th St SW. Admission: $6 (Good all 3 days). FREE Parking. Info.: (641)832-2700 or (507)269-1473 or: www.TownsendAntiquesShows.com.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 - OCTOBER 1, 2017

OCTOBER 9, 2017 - OCTOBER 15, 2017

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI: 2nd Annual Chippewa Falls Antique Show & Sale. Sponsored by the Northern Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association. Friday and Saturday, September 29 & 30th. Friday: 9am5pm; Saturday: 9am-4pm. Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, Exhibition Hall C, 225 Edward Street. Admission: $5 (Good for both days). FREE Parking. Food Available. Info.: (715)617-4310. Page 3 (Sep).

PLYMOUTH, MN: Dolls & Toys & Bears OH MY! 8th Annual Fall Doll Show & Sale. Sunday, October 15th, 10am to 4pm. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3131 Campus Drive. Admission: Adults $5; Kids 12 and under FREE. Info.: (239)282-9499, or visit www.DollShowUSA.com. Page 21

ST. PAUL, MN: Prime Promotions’ Minnesota Antique Spectacular. Saturday, September 30th & Sunday, October 1st; Sat: 8am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm. Indoors and Outdoors at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Grandstand and Racetrack (on Snelling Ave. 3 mi. N of I-94 and 2 mi. S of State Hwy 36). Admission: $7. For information call: (612)961-3401 or 651-771-3476 or visit www. MNAntiqueShows.com Page 13 (Sep). MILWAUKEE, WI: 40th Annual Milwaukee’s Vintage Glass Show. Sponsored by the Depression Era Glass Society of Wisconsin. Saturday and Sunday, September 30th and October 1st. Saturday: 10am-5pm; Sunday: 11am-3pm. Knights of Columbus Hall, 1800 S. 92nd Street. Admission: $5 (good for both days). Food available on site. Info.: Glen at (414)551-2017 or email mmbhouck@yahoo.com. Page 4 (Sep).

Auction & Estate Sale Calendar 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.) September 29, 2017 Friday 9:00 am Wautoma, WI– W. Yoder Auction Services Classic Car/Signs Auction– P 24 (Sep) October 2, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Estate & Antique Auction– P 21 October 5, 2017 Thursday 5:30 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Estate & Consignment Auction– P 21 October 9, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Estate & Antique Auction– P 21 October 16, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Estate & Antique Auction– P 21 October 19, 2017 Thursday 5:30 pm Cannon Falls, MN– A New Day Auctions Demitasse & Dining Car Auction (from the Choo Choo Charlie Anderson collection– P 21 October 28, 2019 Saturday 9:00 am Rochester, MN– Olmsted County Fairgrounds John Kruesels Gen. Mdse. & Auction Co. Large Art, Antiques & Collectibles Auction– P 24 October 30, 2017 Monday 6:00 pm St. Paul, MN– Luther Auctions Fine Art & Antique Auction– P 21

OCTOBER 16, 2017 - OCTOBER 22, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS, MN: A Gathering of Friends Antiques Market. Thursday through Sunday, November 19th, 20th 21st, & 22nd. 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 (952)2204773 or marthalerdra@hotmail.com. Page 12. WAUSAU, WI: Altrusa’s 38th Annual Doll Show & Sale. Sponsored by the Altrusa Of Wausau foundation. Saturday, October 21, 10am-3pm. Faith Christian Academy, 225 S 28th Ave. Admission: $4 (under 12 FREE). Child and Doll Tea Party: $1 per child. Food available on site. Info.: AltrusaOfWausau@hotmail. com. Page 12. OCTOBER 23, 2017 - OCTOBER 29, 2017 SAINT CLOUD, MN: Junk Junktion Vintage Market sponsored by Modern Barnyard, bumbleDees, and The Rusty Pick. Friday, October 27th & Saturday, October 28th. Friday: 10am-5pm (8am-10am early birds) and Saturday 9am-4pm. The Saint Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave S. Admission: $6 in advance; $10 at the door; early bird $20. Info.: JunkJunktion.com. Page 3. WEST FARGO, ND: Crying Hill Antiques’ Fargo Fall Antiques Show. October 28th & 29th. Saturday: 9am5pm; Sunday: 9am-4pm. The Hartl Ag Building at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 W Main Avenue. Admission: Saturday $5; Sunday FREE. Info.: (701)2268122 or daleks@earthlink.net. Page 1. BLOOMINGTON, MN: Twin City Postcard Club Fall Show. Saturday & Sunday, November 28th & 29th; Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 9am-3pm. 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: $4 (Good both days); (Club members:: $3); Info.: Dave Johnson (651)426-3573 or www.TwinCityPostcardClub. com. Page 12. OCTOBER 30, 2017 - NOVEMBER 5, 2017 WAUKESHA, WI: Lake Country Antiques & Art Show. November 3rd, 4th, & 5th; Fri. 5pm-9pm, Sat. 10am5pm, Sun. 11am-4pm. Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, (I-94 Exit 294 (Hwy J), then south 1 mi. to Northview Rd, then 1/2 mile to show entrance). Admission: Adults $8; Children (15 and under) FREE. Tickets valid all three days. Catered Food & Desserts; Friday Night cash bar. Info.: (262)968-4913 or www. AntiquesCenterAtWales.com. Page 8. MOUNDS VIEW, MN: Antique To Modern Dolls, Bears, & Original Artists Show & Sale. Sponsored by C Promotions Plus. Sunday, November 5th, 10am - 3:30pm. Mermaid Event Center, 2200 County Road H (Just off 35W on County Road H & Highway 10). Admission: Adults: $5; under 12: FREE. Info.: (612)669-1613 or www.CPromotionsPlus. com. Page 13

SAINT CLOUD, MN: 2nd Annual Mid-Minnesota Coin Expo. Fall Show Sunday, October 8th, 9am-3pm. Tuscan Center (Midtown Square Mall), 3333 W Division St. Admission: FREE. FREE Parking. Info.: Joe (320)260-1971. OCTOBER 9, 2017 - OCTOBER 15, 2017 APPLE VALLEY, MN: Haupt Antiek Market’s Annual “Moonlight Madness Pre-Sale & Party”. Wednesday, October 11th, 5pm-8pm. 7570 147th St W, Apple Valley, MN. Info.: (651)329-3871; or Deb@HauptAntiek.com, or www.HauptAntiek.com. Page 19. APPLE VALLEY, MN: Haupt Antiek Market: “Oktober Fest & Finds”. October 12th, 13th, 14th & 15th. Thurs: 9am-8pm, Fri: 9am-7pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 11am4pm. 7570 147th St West. Info.: (651)329-3871; or Deb@ HauptAntiek.com, or www.HauptAntiek.com. Page 19. OCTOBER 16, 2017 - OCTOBER 22, 2017 VICTORIA, MN: Antiques Worthwhile. A monthly market open just 3 days per month! Dates this month are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 19th, 20th, & 21st. Thursday & Friday: 10am-6pm; Saturday: 10am5pm. 1855 80th Street (just west of the Holiday gas station on Hwy. 5). Info.: (952)283-1730. Page 19. SPECIAL EVENTS / MEETINGS / CONVENTIONS EXHIBITS / MUSEUMS / GALLERIES HUDSON, WI: The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau invites you to The Hilltop Pumpkin Party 2017 on Saturday, October 28 from 11am-3pm. This FREE family fun outdoor event features: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides ~ Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Painting ~ Games ~ St. Croix K-9 demonstrations ~ EMS and Fire Department Vehicles ~ United States Army vehicles ~ Food ~ Bounce Houses ~ Petting Zoo and Pony Rides ~ Kid’s Costume Contest. FREE admission. Located at YMCA Camp St. Croix-Day Camp, 532 County Road F. Info.: (715)3868411 or email: info@hudsonwi.org. CLUB / ASSOCIATION DIRECTORY MINNEAPOLIS, MN: The Minnesota Art Pottery Association meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm at the Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Drive. For more information, contact Anita Macias-Howard, secretary, at (952) 920-3266 or email: MNArtPottery@gmail.com. HOLMEN, WI: The Coulee Region Toy Collectors Club meets quarterly in addition to hosting one annual show in December. The club focuses on all facets of toy collecting, old to new, appraising, buying, selling, trading, etc. Guests always welcome at meetings. For more information, call Rick Christenson, club director, at (877) 783-4143 or email: couleetoys@aol.com. 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 Knights of Columbus Hall, 1114 American Blvd. West, Bloomington, MN. Contact the club at www.NSBC.us. MADISON, WI: CAS Collectors is a group of people with a common interest in Ceramic Arts Studio pottery. Complete information, including contact information, can be found on the club website at www. CASCollectors.com. ST. PAUL, MN: Pen Enthusiasts Northern Society (P.E.N.S.) is a long-standing vintage Fountain Pen collectors group based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN and we are looking for new members. If you collect old fountain pens, newer collectible pens, would like to learn about them or meet other collectors, visit http:// PenEnthusiastsNorthernSociety.wordpress.com. We usually meet the third Friday of the month in the evening and have an informal program and trading. To verify meeting time and location and for more information contact Francis Bulbulian at FBulbul@comcast.net.


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CLASSIFIED ADS A BACKWARD GLANCE, St. Anthony, MN, closing 10/31/2017. Lighted 7-foot by 24-inch “Antiques” sign for sale. $2,500 or best offer. Contact Kathy (651)697-1666. (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) TELEPHONES: Over 85 different, genuine 1892-1983, parts, restorations. FREE Catalogue: We now offer our entire business for sale. phonecoinc@ aol.com; (608)5824124; www.phonecoinc.com. (6)

I buy quality record collections. Prefer Rock, Jazz and Soul. Also reel to reel tapes. David (763)780-8422 corduroycarrot@gmail. com. (TFN) POP-UP BOOKS OR ADVERTISING BROCHURES, especially by Meggendorfer, Nister, or automotive. (No Reproductions). Ray, (920)810-3092, rgeweke@new.rr.com. (0) DEALER SPACE AVAILABLE SUE’S COUNTRY COTTAGE in downtown Osseo, MN, a high-traffic, shopping and day-trip, get-away destination has dealer space available. Reasonable rent plus work days based on space. Call Sue. (612)3660526. (0)

MAGIC ITEMS WANTED

WANTED TO BUY: Old comic books, old ViewMaster reels, and old lunch boxes. TOP PRICES PAID! Call Dave: (651)5030642. (11)

MOVIE POSTERS WANTED. Highest Prices Paid. 1-sheets, lobbycards, glass slides, displays. Dwight Cleveland, POB 10922, Chicago, IL 606100922. (773)525-9152 or posterboss@aol. com. (BF1) ZIPPO CIGARETTE LIGHTERS WANTED BY COLLECTOR. Also Zippo knives, displays, fluid cans, etc. Highest Prices Paid. Call Bob (612)866-2683 (0)

FLOOR SPACE AVAILABLE. Established Mall of 14 Dealers, selling quality antiques, collectibles, primitives, toys & more (no crafts) is seeking experienced Dealer able to work duty days. Backwoods Antiques at Exit 55, I-94 at Fergus Falls, MN. Email jnmadea@prtel. com or call (218)2809185. (0)

CHANDELIER CLEANING

ANTIQUE SHOWS & MARKETS

JOE’S CHANDELIER CLEANING, LLC. Chandelier cleaning, rewiring, & repair services. Insured. Free local estimates. Joe Schwab, Proprietor. (651)338-9515 or jschwab22@comcast. net. (3)

KANE COUNTY ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE FLEA MARKET. “2017 - 50th Anniversary - 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: September 30th & October 1st and November 4th 5th. 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)

CANING & WICKER REPAIR CHAIR CANING, wicker repair, rush and seat weaving. Only 1 hour from Minneapolis. FREE Estimates. Debbie (507)964-5887, DebGaryW@gmail. com. (0)

DOLLS & TOYS & BEARS OH MY! 8th Annual Fall Doll Show & Sale. Sunday, October 15, 2017. Show time 10am to 4pm. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 55441. Admission: Adults: $5; Kids 12 and under FREE. Sellers: For contracts call (239)282-9499 or visit www.DollShowUSA. com. (0) FANTASTIC ANTIQUE TO MODERN DOLL, BEAR & ORIGINAL ARTIST SHOW will bring the Mermaid Event Center in Mounds View alive again on November 5! (612)669-1613 / www. CPromotionsPlus.com. (0)

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WANTED

OLD FIREWORKS WANTED. Collector looking for old firecracker packs, fireworks and fireworks catalogs, etc. 1970s and older please. (612)708-0959 / OldFireworks@gmail. com. (7)

FLOOR SPACE OR CABINET AVAILABLE. Established shop sells a wide variety of goods: antiques, vintage, MCM and new. Seeking experienced dealer able to work duty days. Finds On Broadway, Robbinsdale, MN. Email: celshah@aol. com or call: (612) 8015707. (TFN)

Buying Books, Tricks & Old Tim e Magician’s Memorabilia

Terry Roses Phone: 218-461-2312 history@centurylink.net

Demitasse & Dining Car

AUCTION Thurs October 19th, 2017 @ 5:30PM

CST Anderson railroad dining More from the Choo Choo Charlie car collection featuring over 100 demitasse sets, cups, Preview hours Weds 10/18/17 Th 12-5:30pm saucers & spoons, bouillion cups,11-7pm service & plates, china, and some linens, menus, hollow ware, glass ware, flat ware, oil LIVE & INTERNET BIDDING – WE CAN SHIP cans, step stool, lanterns, & art work. A handful of ANYWHERE international, steam ship, hotel & airline pieces as well.

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WWW.ANEWDAYAUCTIONS.COM Auction will be live & simulcast online. We use Proxibid for online pre-bids & live bids (link on our website). We also accept pre-bids via phone, mail & e-mail: auctions@anewdayauctions.com

October 2nd • Monday 6 pm

Preview: Sunday 4pm - 8pm & Monday 9am - 6pm

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Fine Art & Antique Auction

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October 30 • Monday 6 pm

Preview: Sunday 4pm - 8pm & Monday 9am - 6pm

*Please note: NO AUCTION October 23rd

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“Reflecting the excitement of Antiques & Collectibles and the passions of antiquing and collecting.”

PO Box 411 • Sauk Centre, MN 56378 • Phone: (320) 351-6399 • Fax: (320) 352-5647 WRITERS PRODUCTION Britt Aamodt Pat Turner, Jim Billings Production Supervisor Les Broich Virginia Broich Tara Pitschka, Julie Holmqist Compositor Donald-Brian Johnson Amanda Thooft, Steve Ketcham Compositor Joan Sween PUBLISHER Paul Post Paul@TheOldTimes.com

MANAGING EDITOR Linda Simpkins Linda@TheOldTimes.com

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Perennial cover boy Alfred E. Neuman proudly presents “The Worst From Mad,” a special Winter 1985 release.

Smack Dab

Cont. from page 19

Kurtzman, who’d seen a Neuman-like illustration on a postcard, knew he was a perfect fit for MAD. Noted Kurtzman, “it was a face that didn’t have a care in the world . . . except mischief.” Alfred E. Neuman has been said to resemble everyone

Bring your friends! Spend a Day!

from George W. Bush to singer Scotty McCreery of American Idol fame. His mostpublicized doppelgänger: Britain’s Prince Charles. That resulted in a 1958 letter, purportedly from the then-nine-year-old prince, which stated: “He isn’t the least little bit like me. So jolly well stow it! Charles.” MAD’s aura of self-

The 1976 MAD Special included an extra-special insert: a reprint of MAD #5, dating from the early 1950s, when the magazine was still a comic book. Featured sendups: Tarzan (“Melvin”), and Wonder Woman (“Woman Wonder”).

never stop reminding the reader what little value they get for their money!”

“Take a ‘way-out’ look at our ‘square’ world.” The 1962 MAD paperback, MAD In Orbit.

deprecating selfawareness never seems to grow old. Paging through an issue, (old or new), gives readers (old or new) the feeling of being, if only for a

moment, gleeful, nosethumbing nonconformists. We’re in on the joke. We get the MAD philosophy, just as William Gaines once expressed it: “we must

MAD magazines courtesy of Fran & Ken Hoffman Photo Associate: Hank Kuhlmann

Donald-Brian Johnson is the co-author of numerous books on design and collectibles, including Postwar Pop, a collection of his columns. Before braces, he bore an uncomfortable resemblance to Alfred E. Neuman. Please address inquiries to: donaldbrian@msn.com

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Beer collector show on tap

--PRESS RELEASE MAPLEWOOD, MINN.--Hundreds of breweriana enthusiasts will gather at the Aldrich Arena in Maplewood, Minn., on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the annual Guzzle ’N Twirl Show & Sale sponsored by the North Star Chapter of the Beer Can Collectors of America. This beer-lover’s show and sale is one of the largest in the Midwest. Some 150 dealers from across the country will bring a vast assortment of beer collectibles, ranging from pre-1900 beer bottles, mugs, glasses, and signs to newer neon lights. Trays, openers, kegs, cases, coasters, and corkscrews will be for sale as well. If it was produced by or for an American brewery, especially the past and present breweries of the Midwest, this is the place to look for it. Chairman Dave Wendl says, “Be it a pre-Prohibition beer tray or a glowing neon light for behind the bar, collectors are likely to find that special beer

North Dakota hosts two shows

collectible at Guzzle ’N --PRESS RELEASE Twirl.” BISMARCK, & There will be no WEST FARGO, N.D.-beer for sale at the Crying Hill Antiques of event. Mandan, N.D., is spon The Aldrich Arena soring two October 2017 is located at 1850 White North Dakota shows. Bear Ave. The first show will Admission, $5. 6-16-09 be in Bismarck on Sat Call Mike Mullally urday, October 7 from at 651-451-3786 or 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and visit www.NorthStar Sunday, October 8 from Chapter.com for more 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the information. Burleigh County 4H

A bottle of Sloe Gin imported from London nearly 100 years ago. (Photo courtesy of the Hennepin History Museum.)

Building located at 3715 E. Bismarck Expressway. The second show will be in West Fargo on Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hartl Ag Building at the Red River Valley Milaca Milaca Fairgrounds located at 1805 W. Main Ave. Saturday admission,

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4004 Brickton Road • (763) 389-2554 Clear Lake 2-1/2 miles N of Downtown Princeton, then 3/4 mile on Brickton Road.

Northwest Metro

Silver Lake

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Elk River 18

OPEN: Thurs-Sun: 10-6 • Mon: Noon-6 Elk Lake (Closed Tuesdays 25 & Wednesdays)

Call or email Lorinda for a personal appointment!

Princeton Cambridge

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Princeton Princeton

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Rush Two levels of antiques Lake housed in our historic brick barn.

Rush City

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Pease

Clear OPEN: Wed-Fri: 10am-6pm • Sat: 10am-2pm

Lake Briggs

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Lake OR “If the gate’s open ‘Come On In’ - the coffee’s brewing!” 25

K & K Collectibles Buy • Sell

Pine City

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Unique & One-of-aKind!

Clearwater

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Mora

Milaca

Antique Vintage Retro 95

Grea 3 Easy t Shops from to get t o a A nyw lmost Hinckley here !

Ogilvie

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Cripple Creek 25

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Cripple Creek

Great Antiquing on the Way “Up 7North!”

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Foley

Antiques

$5; Sunday, free. Dealers from four states will be bringing pottery, jewelry, furniture, Western Americana, primitives, sterling, Depression and elegant glass, postcards, Scandinavian and North Dakota artifacts. For information, call 701-226-8122 or contact daleks@earthlink.net

Open Mon-Sat: 10-6; Sun 11-6 • 763-428-4873 HOME OF

THE VINTAGE JEWELRY COLLECTION

12860 Main St • Rogers, MN 55374

I-94 Exit 207 (3 blks S) • 20 min. from the Cities


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October 2017

The Old Times

ANTIQUES AUCTION

9:00 a.m., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017 BUILDING 35, OLMSTED COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

ROCHESTER, MN

Rosewood desk

Preview: 2:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, October 27, and from 8:00 a.m. on auction day. We are offering art, antiques & collectibles from several area estates (including a lifetime collection of art glass); furniture from the inventory of long-time Mabel, MN., dealers Dwayne and Diane Houdek, who for more than 50 years have specialized in fine Victorian furniture and furnishings; and early American furniture & furnishings from the estate of Rochester resident Fr. William Kauffman (1949-2017), which he inherited from Prof. Harry F. Bolich (1910-1990), professor of speech, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA. We will conduct a small collectible & household auction starting at 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening in order to shorten the day on Saturday. Take advantage of the preview time – there are a lot of small items to inspect!

Hanging Scandinavian cupboard

Visit www.kruesel.com to view hundreds of photos and to obtain information about online bidding.

Rosewood sofa

Furniture: 18th cent. Queen Anne swing leg table; c. 1800 Hepplewhite cherry drop front desk & two chests of drawers; Georgian period tilt top candle stand & wall mirror; exceptional collection of mid-19th cent. rosewood, incl. settee, desk, chair set, foot stool, sofa, étagère desk; c. 1900 ornate Chinese bronze fern stand; 200+ pcs. of original & restored 19th century walnut furniture, incl. cylinder, slat- and flat-front secretary-bookcases; cupboards; commodes; parlor tables; end tables; dining tables; secretaries; drop leaf & gate leg tables; night stands; davenport desk; multiple sets of chairs; slipper chairs; armoires; what not shelves; unique inlaid table & chair set; medallion-back chairs; fine examples of Great Gatsby era furniture & accessories; 3-angle glass topped center table; game tables; many marble top pieces & matching pcs.; a dozen beds; pier mirror; hat & umbrella stands; tilt top tables; fireplace mantle; parlor sets; wash stands; wonderful variety of hanging magazine racks & comb boxes; candle stands; picture frames; mirrors; exceptional china cabinet w/ carved cameo; elaborate carved wood floor lamp w/ griffins believed to be by RJ Horner. Works of art: André Quellier (French, 1925-2010) landscape oil on canvas; Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868-1952) orotone photo entitled Canyon de Chelly – Navajo; Csaba Markus (Hungarian-American, 1953- ) serigraph entitled Lady of Alexandria; Janet Treby (British, 1955- ) serigraph entitled Olivia; John Cowan Templeton (American, 1880-1958) landscape oil on canvas; Henryette Stadelman (American, 1891-1973) landscape oil on canvas; Arthur Sussman (American, 1927-2008) abstract on tile; Charles Eugene Gagnon (American, 1934-2012), 14.5” bronze boy figure; landscape oil on canvas signed D. Eret; landscape oil on canvas signed C. Morris entitled A Cornish Lane; two Rosewood desk/étagère early 19th cent. ladies’ watercolor portraits; pr. of 19th cent. carved Venetian wood Blackamoor candlesticks; c. 1900 painted cast metal statue of French soldier w/ bugle & rifle.

Henryette Stadelman (American, 1891-1973)

John Cowan Templeton (American, 1880-1958)

Art glass, china, silver: glass by Daum Nancy, Gallé, Moser, D’Argental, De Vez, Venetian, Loetz, Steuben, peach blow, Tiffin, Bristol; brilliant cut glass; fine stemware; Victorian pressed & pattern glass; china by RS Prussia, Royal Bayreuth, Spode, Rosenthal, Royal Doulton, Meissen, Royal Dux, Wedgewood, Delft; several sets of Haviland china; collection of 19th century tea leaf; Roseville & Weller pcs.; sterling flatware service for 12 in English Gadroon pattern by Gorham; exceptional Victorian era English fruit set in original box; sterling hollowware; souven Primitives: variety of early splint & woven baskets; folk art canes; firkins; tin ware; cricket benches; game boards; early stenciled egg crates; fish decoys; duck decoys; wood bowls; bride’s boxes; Dancing Dandies figures; cricket bait box; hanging cupboards; snow shoes; black bear rug; mounted moose, deer, prong horn sheep & fish; pie safes; cast iron advertising shoes; firehouse Windsor chairs; butter molds; exceptional early painted metamorphic chair/step stool; Delaval advertising; scales; dozens of early egg beaters; typewriter collection; miniature boxes; quilts; elk hoof table lamp; snuff boxes; hatchel; spinning wheels; ox yokes; sausage stuffers; early kitchen utensils; Red Wing salt glazed stoneware.

Rosewood drop front desk

Miscellaneous: several hanging kerosene lamps in cast iron & brass; several Gone with the Wind lamps; approx. 50 flat wick table lamps; alabaster barley twisted statuary stand; mantle clocks, incl. a 3-pc. inlaid slate example w/ matching urns; Sarouk, kilim & tribal oriental rugs; carved African art; Kimball baby grand piano; and much more.

DeVez Georgian candlestand

D’Argental Daum Nancy

Victorian fruit set

Arthur Sussman (American, 1927-2008)

c. 1900 Chinese bronze fern stand

Hepplewhite drop front desk

Galle Victorian revolving tureen

Daum Nancy

19th Century push sled Galle

Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868-1952) History of Poland (1734)

Auction arranged & conducted by John Kruesel’s General Merchandise & Auction Co. 22 - 3rd St. SW, Rochester, MN. 55902. Phone (507) 289-8049 or fax (507) 289-8602. Auctioneers: John Kruesel, Lowell Gilbertson and John Schultz. Descriptions are subject to error. Not responsible for accidents. Statements made day of sale take precedence over printed material.

Auctioneering

Hepplewhite chest of drawers

Norwegian bride’s box

Terms: Cash, Visa or Mastercard; no checks unless you are personally known to auction company -- checks must be accompanied with photo ID and current bank letter of reference stating purchasing limit (which becomes the property of the auction company). 10% buyer’s premium on all purchases. ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED DAY OF AUCTION.

Old Times V27 N10 Oct 2017  

The Premiere Journal of Vintage, Collectible & Antique Treasures in the upper Midwest.

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