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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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Two More For My Collection / Hamilton Foundry Scottie Paperweight / Cellulose-Bakelite ? Scottie In Shoe / Circa 20th Century - Animalsin Animals
Roseville "Donatello" Collection / Unmarked / Circa 1916-1929 Later  - Potteryin Pottery
Rocks And Minerals / Healing Crystals /Apache Tri-Color Calcite And An Amethyst Geode Polished Point  - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
" Vanio" White Metal 6 " Scottie Coin Bank / Original Green Finish / Circa 1930's - Coin Operatedin Coin Operated
Autumn Landscape/ Oil On Canvas/ 19.5 x 20.5 Framed/ Signed C.F. 91'/ Circa 19th Century - Fine Artin Fine Art
Plaster Reproduction"Scone Mare and Foal" by Gabriel Sterk /Elizabeth Park Australia / Unknown Age - Fine Artin Fine Art
Mario Carmelo Ubaldi (American 1912-1993) " Female Figure With Bouquet " 14.5" x 4.5  With Wood Base / Circa 1938 - Fine Artin Fine Art
Sir Frank William Brangwyn (1867-1956) Reproduction / "Railway Workers" 18" x 20" Framed/ Circa 20th Century - Fine Artin Fine Art
Chinese Carved Ox Or Camel Bone "Immortal" Figure With Wood Base / Unknown Age - Asianin Asian
Weller "Wild Rose" 16" Vase /Circa 1920-30 & Roseville "Gardenia" Matte Green Rose Bowl  #641-5/Circa 1950 - Potteryin Pottery

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  1. Thanks so much Buckethead....yes he is a charmer. :)
  2. Thank you Trey. :)
  3. Thanks Elisabethan for the "love" and compliment. :)
  4. Love the shape and colors Karen. Why do the Japanese seem to make everything look so delectable ...it's like marzipan ! :)
  5. Oh wow Scott he's wonderful ! I think my dog would agree too. She would probably think he was a real puppy...lol. :)
  6. Truly dazzling Phil.... A wonderful find indeed ! :)
  7. I continue to be amazed ! :)
  8. Thanks so much Kyra. :)
  9. Looks like "museum restoration" quality to me. One of your best transformations yet Kyra ! :)
  10. Dino heaven !! :)
  11. My brother and I loved these sets as kids. Wish I still had mine ! :)
  12. You seem to be starting out the New Year quite well Alan..but you've always had the best luck and also finding the most gorgeous glass I've ever seen ! :)
  13. Anything musical gets my vote...he's wonderful Scott. :)
  14. Thanks Scott for the "love" and the vote of confidence on guessing their ages. :)
  15. Wonderful Ken...can't go wrong with a Murano pedigree ! :)
  16. Thanks Ken...he came from the antique mall where I have my booth. :)
  17. What a prize "H" !...it was meant to be yours. Beautiful to say the least....love it ! :)
  18. Thanks for the "loves" everyone...Phil, Fort, and Tassie. @ Phil...well maybe just a tad OC ...lol :)
  19. Thanks for the "love" and the comment Newfld . I'm partial to him myself. :)
  20. Love it Karen...Satsuma my fav... such vivid colors and as you say it's like "two for the price of one". :)
  21. I'm thinking a sauce pot for either soup, fondue, hot chocolate. Something fluid because of the spout. :)
  22. Merry Christmas Trey ! :)
  23. Great little box Roy...Merry Christmas and have a wonderful day ! :) -Mike-
  24. Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year Bill ! Peaches is precious too ! :)
  25. Merry Christmas Spiritbear ! :)
  26. Merry Christmas Scott..Hope you and yours have a wonderful day and a healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year ahead ! -Mike- :)
  27. What a wonderful collection ! Merry Christmas Lentilka ! :)
  28. A Very Merry Christmas to you and yours Dave !
  29. Merry Christmas Karen and a Happy New Year to you and yours ! Have a wonderful day ! -Mike- :)
  30. Merry Christmas ! :)
  31. Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year ! :)
  32. Thanks Phil...I took it to the shop for the holidays. So far no takers. It looks like it will be coming back home to my collection after Christmas. :)
  33. Impressive to say the least. The only thing that could top it would be one on each wrist ! :)
  34. Merry Christmas to you and yours as well Scott. I've been a bit absent myself. :)
  35. Thanks so much for the "love" and all the great info Billretirecoll. Yes, it was the powder box that has long since gone missing. Bought that at a local junk shop when I was in high school for about a...
  36. Aww...Thanks Mani...I've been lurking in the shadows though...lol . Just not posting much lately. Merry Christmas ! ;)
  37. Thanks so much Phil and I'll return the compliment to you as well ! :)
  38. What a wonderful set Phil...the colors remind me of spring violets. :)
  39. Timeless design and they do look wonderfully comfy. :)
  40. Thanks Phil and Fran...I actually sold this piece at our antique mall this past Summer. The lady that purchased it was very happy and didn't even ask for a discount as so many people do. :)
  41. Gorgeous piece Ken....wonderful colors too ! :)
  42. What a stunning piece Rick...Steuben at it's finest ! :)
  43. It's an interesting piece Karen...on it's side like that it reminds me of a squid or octopus gracefully propelling itself through the ocean depths. :)
  44. Thanks Rick.....it is quite a large piece too with wonderful colors. :)
  45. Hi Karen so nice to hear from you...yes we've both been strangers on CW lately...lol. The holidays are coming and Sis and I have to get the booth decked out at the antique mall for some record sales.....
  46. Gorgeous piece Ken. Love the colors and floral motif. :)
  47. Great match....I've had that happen as well. Found pieces months apart that seem to go together perfectly. :)
  48. Thanks so much Rose :)
  49. Had some 100% acetone handy...the result is negative. The surface is smooth as glass and nothing came off on the Q-tip.
  50. Hi cameosleuth...yes they are and they do very quite a bit in color and intensity. They can also be polished into spheres. Just for aethstetics I guess. Here's a link to a few on Etsy. :) https://...
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