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billretirecoll

Bay Point, California

retired carpenter 8yrs(now) from 33yrs work in the union(Time flies when you're havin fun!). I've been a collector most of my life, worked for a antique/junque shop retired carpenter 8yrs(now) from 33yrs work in the union(Time flies when you're havin fun!). I've been a collector most of my life, worked for a antique/junque shop from 12yrs old and got the bug :^) the owner shirley would sell some of her better things in "collectors weekly" in the 1960's, a fun time to be a kid, makin a buck an hour. i've been married 32yrs now, we have 2 grown sons. life is good! :^D We collect lots of things, but pottery and glass mainly, with aluminium, couroc, and pocket knives, next in line! LOL Collectors Weekly has been a great place for learning, about all the different things people collect, but mostly, about the friendly, and knowledgeable people here, willing to share that knowledge with you for free! :^D Doesn't get any better then that! Thanks to you all, friends, helping friends, and strangers alike with the things they love to collect! :^) (Read more)

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More Jewelry NOW! As Per Ms.CrystalShip(Eileen's) Request Then Information! :^D - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Costume Jewelry Bracelets, With Information! :^D - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Some New Old Jewelry Flea Market Finds With More To Come! :^D - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
And The Rains Came - Photographsin Photographs
Antique/Vintage Pottery Figurine Nude Woman Sitting On Beach Marked Z - Figurinesin Figurines
Kind Of A What's It Monday! I Know That It's A Bar Counter Top Beer Can Opener Though! :^D - Brewerianain Breweriana
Vintage Czech-Slovakian Blown Glass Vase - Art Glassin Art Glass
The Rex Dog - Animalsin Animals
Vintage Roseville Pottery Futura Line Vase #404-8 "Balloons Globe Vase" - Potteryin Pottery
Weller Pottery 1910 Burntwood Line Cabinet Vase - Potteryin Pottery

Comments

  1. AdeleC, and Roycroftbooksfromme1, thank you both for the love! :^)
  2. Thanks Jenni, I thought that you might like these, I added the Information on the Bracelets, but can't get to these until later! :^D Thank you much for the love, it always brings a smile to me! :^)
  3. Thank you so much for your time, and the love that you gave, Hel1 Brian Kevin Thomas Eileen Pascale Manikin and truthordare, it's very appreciated! :^)
  4. Thanks Eileen, yes my other home away from home, that's not related to Bowling, well except for the Balls, Bags, and Shoes, that I've gotten there! :^D I'm suppose to be telling about these first, bef...
  5. Thanks Thomas, always good to hear from you! :^D Oh Thank you truthordare, It's been a little slow there, I might be spending a little more time looking at Smalls, and finding some good ones! :^D ...
  6. Thanks much Jenni! More tomorrow! :^D The love is always nice! Thank you! :^)
  7. Thank you Jenni, I just posted some Bling! and I will post some more tomorrow, bugs and Flowers included! :^D Thanks for the love too! :^)
  8. Here's another link that shows 2 different years of coins that were altered to look like a 1815 coin, one minted before 1815, and the other after 1815, 1816 was the year the coin was changed, from loo...
  9. No 1815 large cent pennies were minted, here's some info on that: https://www.cointalk.com/threads/1815-large-cent.31482/ This talks about an altered 1845 penny, that yours might be. I hope this...
  10. It looks like the script E from 1942-1945! :^)
  11. Here's a lot of information on Eisenberg Jewelry, from Morning Glory Antiques, including the marks, and a lot of brooches: www.morninggloryantiques.com/JewelChatEis.htm I hope this helps, I thin...
  12. Here's some Australian made Pottery half circle posy rings: https://newlynantiques.smugmug.com/Newlyn-Antiques/Ceramics-Australian/i-WCzqBcc/A Good Luck! :^)
  13. Yes, these are a Posey Ring, used for short stemmed Flowers like Camellias, I posted a single full circle one made by Haldeman Caliente Pottery in the 1930's, here's a link: https://www.collectors...
  14. Should I love, or not? That is the question, I love! :^D Thank you, for you, Thomas! :^)
  15. And then! Jonathan W Amther was a manther minded man, he danced the day he was born, his parents thought him grand! The Tango, and the Samba, he did with the greatest of ease, but he did not have...
  16. Thanks Thomas, Here's Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Neil Diamond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgkk0Hdwmo8 Enjoy! :^)
  17. Thank you Rich, my Sister, and Brother-in-law were able to bring their trailer up from Texas, on Thanksgiving, to let my Nephew and his Father use until they're able to find some place to rent. Not mu...
  18. Thanks to the both of you Bill, and worthit2, for taking a look, and for the love you gave! :^)
  19. Hello Judy, thank you for the love that you gave! :^)
  20. Oh, @ #5 that's 163.7 million square miles, after I wrote that I switched the number, and didn't remove the million. 163,700,oo0 shows better at how big California is, when compared to 4,481 sq. miles...
  21. Hi Bill, we're doing good, but no, I never had another Knife Case made up, but if I ever get out to sell some of my Knives, I will definitely get, or make more of them! :^D Thanks for your comment, a...
  22. Hey Busylizy, it's nice to have you stop for a look, and then to love what you saw! Thank you! :^) Thanks for the love Vynil, it's always good to get! :^)
  23. Yes Lentilka, a nice investment! :^D Some great information about the designer too! Thanks for posting! :^)
  24. Thanks Thomas, your thoughts, are always welcome, and your love is appreciated! :^)
  25. Thank you Jenni, it's hard to say that our Family was lucky, but surely we are Thankful that we are all safe, and alive! The Fires, were kind of a Perfect Storm, that we seldom see in Northern Califor...
  26. Toyrebel, thank you so much for your concern, and Prayers, and as a Country, we are One! Thanks for the love that you gave! :^)
  27. OK! :^D Yes all the smoke was scary, Brian, and got here so quickly, that most people thought it was just Fog, not just smoke. I'm glad to hear that you weren't bothered by it! Thanks for your comment...
  28. First I want to thank everyone for your concern, and well wishes. Last year my sister lost her home, along with many other people, in the Santa Rosa, California Fire, and other fires that burned in ou...
  29. Brian, I hope the Smoke isn't bothering you too much, and I hope your Thanksgiving was Nice! :^)
  30. I always get caught going through boxes of old Photographs, and Papers too Marie, normally spend more time looking than I should, but sometimes I find something special like this Dicken's piece. Is it...
  31. Michelle, thank you for stopping by for a look, and loving what you saw! :^)
  32. Hey bobby, I'm sorry that I haven't checked this, I hope I didn't miss you for long, thanks so much for the love! :^)
  33. Thank you for the love Mary, and likes are always good too Hunterglee! :^)
  34. I forgot what bringing up older posts does, but it's always nice to get the love, Toyrebel yougottahavestuff TheGateKeeper Vynil and Watchsearcher, thank you all so much! :^)
  35. Thanks Brian, yeah I just grabbed a few of them to show! :^)
  36. Thanks much for the love Watchseacher! :^)
  37. Here's a few Trivets and Irons, that I posted: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/243047-trivets-irons-and-more-trivets Thanks for posting yours Brian! :^)
  38. Italian Murano Art Glass Wine Bottle, here's one similar on Ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Glass-Fish-Bottle-Orvieto-White-Wine-Bottle-Italian-Art-Glass-Amber-14-/123400462271?nordt=true&or...
  39. Jenni, Thomas, Toyrebel, and my #1 Mary, thanks to you all, for stopping by for a look, and loving what you saw! It's much appreciated! :^)
  40. Thanks for your comment Dave, I checked out Ugo Zaccagnini Italian Art Pottery, and what I saw had a squiggle line through the Z, not a straight line, and Italy under it, and most of the pieces didn't...
  41. Much thanks to all of you, for taking a look, and for the love that you gave, Brian Toyrebel bb2 was here Phil and Kevin(vetraio), nice to get, and appreciated! :^)
  42. bracken3, and aura, I'm sorry for not getting back sooner, thank you both for the love that you gave! :^)
  43. Thank you for the love larksel, and Mary too, always nice to get! :^)
  44. Nice to have you three stop by and give some love for this beer can opener, my #1 Mary, Thomas, and Mary(Poire) too! Its always good to see you, and I thank you much! :^)
  45. Thanks for the love Vynil! Always good to get! :^)
  46. Thank you Kevin, for stopping by so quick, and for the quick love, that you gave! :^)
  47. Thanks for stopping by for a look hunterglee, and for the love that you gave! :^)
  48. Hey bb2, nice to see ya here! Thanks for the love! :^)
  49. Thank you for all the loves, AO Izenglish keramikos bb2 was here Phil Phonoboy Brian and Kevin, very kind of you all! :^)
  50. Thanks for the patent link keramikos, I was close on the date of manufacture mid40s-mid60's! :^)
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