mikelv85

Ohio USA

I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all I'm an avid thrift store shopper and I love finding anything of artistic merit and value.The thrill of finding something for next to nothing is really what it's all about. It always amazes me what some people will throw or give away. I'm always on the hunt for glass, pottery, original signed paintings, furniture or whatever catches my eye ! (Read more)

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Meissen (?) Allergorical Cupid Grouping /Circa 19th-20th Century - Figurinesin Figurines
Heavy 11" Cast Metal Altar Crucifix / Circa 19th-20thCentury 
French Black Wood Table Cross / Cast Metal And Bone Accents / Circa 1900-1920 
Large Heavy Crucifix / 6 3/4 " x 3 3/4 " Marked 280 / Unknown Maker-Metal /Circa 20th Century - Medals Pins and Badgesin Medals Pins and B…
Tiny Iridized Pink Striped "Mount St. Helens" Art Glass Egg /Signed "MSH"  TT 2396 / Circa 1986 - Art Glassin Art Glass
 Iridescent Pulled Feather Perfume Bottle /Silvestri Glass-Taiwan /Circa 20th Century - Bottlesin Bottles
Two Spatter Glass Vases / Circa 20th Century - Art Glassin Art Glass
Matador Watercolor-Gouache Painting / 28" x 22" Framed /Circa Mid 20th Century - Visual Artin Visual Art
"Katritsis" Bronze Sculptures Hand Made In Greece /Artemis and Leonidas /Circa 20th Century - Visual Artin Visual Art
Swoboda "Genuine Gemstones" Bonsai Tree With Cultured Pearls /Circa 1950's - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry

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  1. If I did that I wouldn't have anything left for my ultimate estate sale...lol :)
  2. Thanks Katherine :)...yes I know it's scary I never had 8 and frankly I used XP up until last year when the support ran out. I have a laptop with 7 and I can't wait to ditch it now that the desktop pa...
  3. Thanks Ken :)...I forget about things after a while I have so much all put away in boxes. You made me have an "oh yeah, I remember those" moment..lol.
  4. Thanks Ken :) As far as 10, go for it.... It's great and I had no problems. I'm running it on a 6 year old Dell computer from Salvation that I upgraded from XP to 7. It just needed a hard drive and a...
  5. Thanks Caperkid....hmm that's a possibility...a music box maybe ??
  6. I really like this Karen :).... Beautiful blue and unusual design !
  7. I agree with ho2 Roy.... Italian Capo :) Very nice too. Unusual décor and beautiful colors.
  8. Thanks so much MeliG :)
  9. I've seen ships in bottles....but a horse...now there's something you don't see every day. Pretty cool ! :)
  10. It's grrrrrreat !!...lol :)
  11. Beautiful !...like a giant pearl :)
  12. Love the Henry Ford.... grew up in Michigan until we moved to Ohio :) I was there a couple years ago to see the Titanic exhibit. Great display of cars and yes the Weinermobile too !
  13. Looks familiar and very nice too :)
  14. Thanks Sean....yes I guess three = a collection :)
  15. Cool..it's Bubo from Clash of the Titans :)
  16. That is really something :)....It's got everything going for it !
  17. Thanks so much for the "love" and comment ho2 :)
  18. Thanks so much for the info Bob...how interesting ! :)
  19. Thanks Rick :)...it did turn out rather well .
  20. Beautiful set :)... I know that has to smart Lulu.... so sorry about the mishap. I think we all have had a similar disaster at one time or another. I had a cashier drop the lid to a unusual Metlox sug...
  21. Exquisite Alan....I'm floored...I know what these can bring. I saw a lady on Antiques Roadshow last week that was told by her grandmother that her piece was Tiffany. The appraiser said it was not, but...
  22. Thanks Katherine :)...I've been influence by Kyra's creativity. So it's been Kyra-tized !
  23. Thanks Ken :)....yep typical mid-Summer doldrums.
  24. Thank you Alan for the "love" and nice comment :)
  25. It's pretty surf :)...maybe take a peek at the Japanese mark section on Gotheborg site.
  26. Thanks surf :)....it sure polished up like silver but I don't know. It's heavy like lead but still so shiny after removing the black tarnish. Doesn't ring like a silver coin either so I''m still wond...
  27. Thanks so much caperkid :) ...you have some great things as well !
  28. O.o !...love this one Anne :)
  29. Thanks Sean :)..... man that was a quick "love" and comment...lol
  30. Thanks Karen :)....yes it is a novel idea.
  31. Thanks Rick:)....it is a stunner !
  32. Thank you Deano :)
  33. Thanks Trey :)
  34. Thank you Mani :)
  35. Thanks Sean and Karen for the"loves" and comments :)
  36. We have our fair share of those too Rick. I don't count any place out anymore because I've found some great things in the weirdest places. This particular Goodwill was dumpy but it's turning around wi...
  37. I love the waves of color as it wraps around this vase welzebub and there was something about the way it feels that I knew it was something better than ordinary glass.
  38. Thanks Rick :)..... they're doing a heavy duty remodel of our local Goodwill. Everything is scattered all over the place. This was with all the ordinary house glassware and surprisingly not a speck of...
  39. Thanks so much welzebub :)...It does help indeed ! I appreciate your expertise. I've noticed you've help others on their posts and it is greatly appreciated.
  40. Thank you Ken :)... oh you will they just don't turn up very often. This is only my third piece in two years !
  41. Thanks Karen....I actually retired one to hang this in it's place. A little change is good for the soul. :)
  42. Thanks surf :)
  43. Love the candy colors ! :)
  44. What exceptional finds ho2 !.... Your brother-in-law has really struck gold, Tiffany anything is through the roof. The lamps I've seen on Antiques Road Show always hit five to six figures. So I can ju...
  45. Lol....that's OK surf I appreciate the multiple "loves"..... so you really, really, love them. :)
  46. Thank you Rick :)
  47. Thanks Karen :)....I really had written these off . I find it amazing how fate works when you least expect it.
  48. Thank you Sean :)
  49. Thank you sklo42 :)..... I never tried my hand at growing a real one. They appear to be very labor intensive to get them looking just right .
  50. Thanks sklo42 for the "love" and comment.....yes they are :)
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