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billretirecoll

Bay Point, California

My Niece Rochelle just lost Her battle with COVID today 2/28/21 at 4pm CT, She was 47yrs and leaves 5 adopted Children the youngest 16yrs is recovering from COVID! PMy Niece Rochelle just lost Her battle with COVID today 2/28/21 at 4pm CT, She was 47yrs and leaves 5 adopted Children the youngest 16yrs is recovering from COVID! Please Wear A MASK! Stop COVID! retired carpenter 10yrs(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 34yrs 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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A Closer Look for Watchseacher At Purse and Bunny Fork . . . From Jewelry Finds And More :^D - Bagsin Bags
Flea Market Jewelry Finds And More ! :^D   - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
For bb2 a Closer Look from the Book "American Universal Geography" about St. Martin Is. - Booksin Books
Bowling Pin and Ball Salt and Pepper Shakers But So Much More! :^D - Kitchenin Kitchen
The American Universal Geography View Of The Present State In The Known World printed 1793 - Booksin Books
Recent Hand Blown Art Glass Find Small Jack-In-The-Pulpit Bud Vase  - Art Glassin Art Glass
A Flea Market Find A German Porcelain Baby Bottle Or ? :^D - Bottlesin Bottles
Saturday's Flea Market Finds Books Glass Pottery and Sewing! :^D  - Booksin Books
Antique Victorian Bristol or Bohemian Mirror Pair Glass Vases Hand Blown Painted Floral Design With Ruffled Top - Art Glassin Art Glass
  A Ceramics Collection Of Vina Jane Cames (1908-1971) - Potteryin Pottery

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  1. Thank You all for stopping by to have a look, Tim, Jenni, Kevin, Pascale, my #1 Mary, and Penny, and for the love that You gave for what You saw! It's appreciated! Bill :^)
  2. You are very Welcome Patricia, and Thank You! :^D Thanks for the love that You gave too! Bill :^)
  3. Here's a Link to the CW post on Silver Bookmarks: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/an-interview-with-silver-bookmark-collector-howie-schecter/ Hope that this helps! :^)
  4. Thank You my #1 Mary, I was looking at the Magic Bunny Brooch, when I got it and had remembered seeing Parrot Pearls on some other Jewelry pieces that I have, and it does have (c) copyright mark on it...
  5. Thanks Tim, let me see if I can get this right, the Gold Tone Rectangle is an Elks Lodge Membership Card Holder, it's got an Etched Elk on the Front and opens with a hinged top, could have been used ...
  6. Sure Patricia, Thanks! Yes it is a Purse(Newer) and I show Closer Tomorrow! I really liked the way it looked too, but it Clashes with my Maleness! :^D Thank You for Looking and for the love give...
  7. You are very Welcome my #1 Mary, Thank You for showing the Godey's Lady's Book! I really like the way You posted Your Book! :^D Here's a link my original Post: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stori...
  8. Smiling Big my #1 Mary, and Thanking You again! It is very thoughtful Gift, that You gave me! :^D Bill :^) xoxo
  9. You Are very Welcome bb2, and Thank You for Asking , I was hoping to find some Real information, but I really do think that too many Countries had interest in St. Martin, that giving Claim to one Coun...
  10. Thanks bb2, what I found is Posted! :^)
  11. Hey bb2, I couldn't really find anything on St. Martin, it could be the time that it was the United States didn't want to favor the French, or the Dutch as in control of the Island so didn't even list...
  12. Thank You for checking out this Fun Gift that I got from my #1 Mary(valentino97), Kevin, Pascale, and Ben, and for the love that you all gave, it's appreciated! :^)
  13. Thank You Jenni, Mary(valentino97), Did Good! :^D I've only been bowling for about 51years some day I might learn it! :^D Thanks for looking, and loving what You saw, Daisy1000, bb2 was here and Je...
  14. Hey Brian and Tim, thanks for taking a look, and giving a love for what You saw! Bill :^)
  15. Thank You Penny, I love it too! :^)
  16. Hey bb2, will do! I'll see what I can find and if anything I will Post it for You! :^D Thank You my #1 Mary, yes I wonder who it was made for/had it First, and The people that used/read it through...
  17. Wow! :^D Thank You All for the love given, Kevin(kwqd), Kevin(vetraio), Jenni, Brian, and bb2 was here too, Patricia, Peggy, BHIFOS, aura, dav2no1, and Mike also, It's much appreciated for this Pretty...
  18. Thank You Brian and Patricia, for the Love that You both gave, it's appreciated :^)
  19. Another Stool Saved for a Fanny! :^D Good Job Kevin! Bill :^)
  20. Thank You Penny, and Yes it is delicate looking, very thin, but somehow survived all these years without a nick on either vase and was in a cardboard box with other Glass, at the Flea Market! :^D T...
  21. Thank You for Looking my #1 Mary and for the love for what You saw! :^)
  22. Great my #1 Mary We'll Figure that out! :^)
  23. Thanks for taking a look Mike, and Peggy, and for the love for what You saw, very nice of both of You! :^)
  24. Thank You keramikos, for all the information about E.B. White's Book Charlotte's Web, it's very nice of You! :^D Thanks For taking a look and giving a love, Thomas, Tim, Mike, Patricia, dav2no1, Be...
  25. Thank You for stopping by for a look, and leaving a love for what You saw, Kevin, Patricia, and Brian, it's appreciated! :^)
  26. Here's the Link to the Etsy Post with one Similar: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1016782593/antique-art-nouveau-porcelain-funny-joke Thanks for Looking! :^)
  27. Thank You all for the love, Brian, BHIFOS, Marin, and aura, it's always nice to get and appreciated! :^)
  28. Thank You Kevin(kwqd) for taking alook at my new Beautiful Pair of Vases, and for the love that You Gave! :^)
  29. Right On Tim, I Hope The Fireworks Show was Great Happy Independence Day! Our Show Starts in about 1 1/2hrs 8:15pm here now! :^D
  30. Hey bb2 You were here and gave a love too Thank You very much! :^)
  31. Thanks Kevin for taking a look and Giving a love, it's appreciated! :^)
  32. Hi my #1 Mary, I got something at the Flea Market Today July 3rd, that I will post soon, and would like to give it to You if You want it when You see It! Hint *Regal's American Gentlewoman! You will W...
  33. Here's the one that Pete(ho2cultcha) posted 2yrs ago also! :^D https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/269923-roman-lamp They're Fun and make a nice Mood Lamp and burn for a long time! :^)
  34. Hey Belbizzle, here's a post, that I put up a couple of years ago: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/269933-an-oil-lamp-for-h2cpete It shows how it's used, with Olive Oil and a Wick! :^D ...
  35. Thank You Jenni, it's a Wall Hanger but Had to get it I thought it was Great too! it's a Carved Leather Bow and Arrows Quiver! :^D Thank You for the love, MrMaglue, dav2no1, Brian and Jenni, it's ...
  36. Is it Glass or Pottery? Could You show the bottom and top view, You can post 4 photos, it would help! :^D Thanks for showing! :^)
  37. No Kevin the other Bowl that was with them is too far removed, from the Style of the others, and no signature of any kind, so I won't post it with These! :^D Thank You both for the love given anne_...
  38. Thanks Kevin, they almost look like Test Glazes were used on them, the Volcanic on one and Blended and Drip, on three of them, there is another one that I didn't post because I couldn't make out the S...
  39. Also maybe easier calling it Hexagon What it is, not Pentagon, and What size is the opening?
  40. This is what I found on this Site : https://ozwrenches.com/sales-motorbikes.htm BSA Spanner (#2) combination box open ended spanner with the stacked arms logo, no date code. Ref: BSA-2-Com...
  41. Don't You love CW Shirley! keramikos is always so good at finding information on things, and then More information too! :^D I am Happy that You found out about Your Doll figurine, and able to purchase...
  42. Thank You Penny, and a Good too, that I found out when I searched them! :^D Much Thanks to all for the love, BHIFOS, Kevin(vetraio), Penny, Mike, Maureen, Brian, Patricia, Peggy, bb2 was here and M...
  43. Thank You Jenni! :^D I liked the way the Photos came out of them! I thought NY was doing better sorry to hear only at 50%, but at least that anyway, California has been doing Good, just a little mor...
  44. Here's a Link to Robert Held Art Glass: https://robertheld.ca/about Thank You for Looking! :^)
  45. Hey Patricia, I think it would be fun to use too, and it works good! It would also be nice to be able to have a group of People together to use it! We're almost there! :^D Thank You all for the lo...
  46. Thank You for taking a Look and Giving a love for what You saw, Kevin, Tim, Brian, and dav2no1, it's appreciated! :^D
  47. The Pickle Fork that I have is a little Different and Made in England, the one in the Link doesn't say where it is made! :^D
  48. Here dav2no1: https://rubell.wordpress.com/2008/05/15/my-silver-plated-spring-push-pickle-fork/ It's a Pickle Fork! :^D
  49. Hey Pencil-necked-geek, it's hard to tell anything from the Photo that You have, You can add three more including a bottom photo also, it could be a Roseville Pottery, Futura Thistle Jardine, or it co...
  50. Thank You Manikin for Comment and Information, I can't see any marks on the neck of the Crier Doll, the body cloth is glued to the very bottom of the Head, but that's just a thin edge, and Yes the Clo...
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