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bcs207

Monroe, LA

"They say, collecting is a sickness", and if that is true, then I've been sick life. It started in earnest after I stopped my job as a school teacher, and had time "They say, collecting is a sickness", and if that is true, then I've been sick life. It started in earnest after I stopped my job as a school teacher, and had time on my hands. First Teddie Bears, then Dolls, then depression glass, then costume jewelry brooches. Having had a doll hospital, it was just natural that I should collect dolls. Of all the things I've collected I think dolls were the most fun, and the most visibly connected to various historical periods. (Read more)

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Some of my Favorite Vintage Brooches - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
From Ordinary to Swanky! - Glasswarein Glassware
Vintage Magical Mucisians - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Green Depression Glass ~ Georgian  Love Birds - Glasswarein Glassware
Dad's Wedding Accessories~ 1936 - Accessoriesin Accessories
My Bourjois Bottles - Art Decoin Art Deco
Art Deco Vanity Set for M'lady - Art Decoin Art Deco
Great-Grandmother's Bon Bon Dish c1890 - Glasswarein Glassware
My Unsolved Mystery Bowl - Glasswarein Glassware

Comments

  1. The V and downward curved strips give it the appearance of an angel, or perhaps a priest. Can anyone else see that in it? Also...what is it made of? Are there any markings? What size is it? Is i...
  2. Beautiful collection! I love love love it!! In a time when a new casserole dish was a grand Christmas present, you have put together many fond memories. Thanks for sharing with us. Annette/bcs207
  3. Thanks for this information, Dean. That's the period I expected them to fall in. Your help is appreciated. Annette
  4. Your perfume bottle is beautiful. May I ask what the object is in your second photo? Could you perhaps post a clearer photo? I have an idea about the bottle, but won't divulge it until I can see th...
  5. Hello packrat-place....You are very welcome for the ID help my post gave you. And, you made my day by telling me so. I had to smile when I saw your screen name. It seems that probably most of us th...
  6. Just a thought on your glasses. I collected a set of glasses as premiums with the purchase of gasoline from Lion Oil Company during the 1950s - 60s. They had a silver band around the top similar to ...
  7. Thank you very much for the compliments.
  8. I love the base which is so very art deco! And how nicely they hug the books! Very nice set.
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Old sock monkey doll Small collection of my vintage kitchen Family Heirloom / Perfume Bottle Art Deco Bird Bookends