And other treasures . . .

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Thank you so very much for stopping by!
Lori Ann

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#1 ~ Beautiful 1800's childs' dress. 
21" long , 10" shoulder. Beautiful tobacco colored cotton with contrasting black flowered trim and piping. Pleated trim also at neck and sleeve edges (A tiny remnant of blue threads, may have held the pleats together while the dress was being made and not all removed). This dress is beautifully made and looks to be worn very little all original glass buttons down the back.
Small stain on right upper front collar . . .  for it's age amazing condition!
$95.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#2 ~ Child's Velvet Hat & Muff
A very sweet hat of velvet and fur with pom pons at ears. (ties missing).
Otherwise the hat is in lovely condition.
The muff has a zipper pouch on one side. The lining has come loose around one end
of the muff.
$25.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#3 ~ A Boys Early Vest & Favorite Kitty
A very sweet little boys woolen vest that buttons up the back. Front of vest is wool, back polished cotton, about 13.5" long.  Kitty is by Arnold Printworks ( Late 1800's)  6.5"
Set $68.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#4 ~ Little Jack Horner 
7.5" across  A very sweet transferware  child's alphabet plate.
C 1880 . .  marked England  3 tiny and 1 larger edge chips but so very sweet.
$25.00
Ship $6.00

#5 ~ The Tortise and the Hat  ;-)
A sweet little Steiff turtle (about 7" long) that is missing his shell.  (most likely from the 50's)
But what a little smile he has!
A little vintage flat style velvet bowler hat is just sweet. (9")
$28.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#6 ~ Little tin Matchsafe
pale mustard painted tin with pressed tin front that says "Matches".
About 6.5" high.
$9.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#7 ~ Leather Mittens & Binoculars
A little odd couple . . .  sweet soft leather mittens ~ it looks like one thumb was 
sucked on a lot! One snap on back pulled out ...but sweet for display. About 5".
Antique Binoculars have a great look for display!
5.5" high
$24.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#8 ~ Brown Dotty Dress
16" Long 9" waist
Please note the back side with the buttons is how I have always displayed this as the front is more faded and has a tear at upper chest.  But it is just the sweetest early print with contrasting edging at bottom and on sleeves. Glass buttons with red edging.  
Definitely not perfect condition . .  but just so sweet and displays well (back side out ;-)
$26.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#9 ~ Baby dress with tiny Brown Print
34" long with 9" shoulder.
A simple yet sweet baby dress. cotton with a very tiny chocolate brown print.
The bodice has tiny tucks front and back. Tiny glass buttons. 
1800's ~ good condition.
$24.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#10 ~ "Who Killed Cock Robin" antique child's hankie.
This rare hankie has amazing graphics and wording from the story all round.  
A few stains as you can see, doesn't detract, this would look great framed!
Funny . . .  those used to be my initials you see embroidered on it!
11.5" square
$35.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#11 ~ One Eyed Teddy
A tiny ~ 3" Japan made black teddy.  He's wire jointed but missing one eye.
Needs either a replacement or an eye patch!
Sitting on a tiny transerware saucer.
Can't sees very well . . . but has a sweet personality!
$20.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#12 ~ A Collar Box and Collars
A lovely collar box with leather strap (still buckles). The box says "Collars" on the top.
A bit of a dent on one side of the top but doesn't detract.  In the box ~ 2 Gentleman's collars, size 15, and 3 lovely ladies eyelet collars , size 13.
Collars all in good condition!
$30.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#13 ~ A most lovely tiny baby or large doll dress.
This is an early one!!  Fully hand stitched in a very sweet yellow dotted cotton.
 A bit more faded on the front than the back, but still an exceptional dress.
18" shoulder to hem x 6" waist (which makes me think large doll!)
(Hanger not included)
$55.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#14 ~ My Name is Ted
A very sweet 15" teddy . . .  created by the Petz company of Germany.
Circa 1915-1920.  Replaced paw pads and nose, tho this is how I found him.
Stick pin eyes which most likely are not original . . . I think he may have had colored eyes.
He is wearing a hard to find Steiff sweater and is very proud.
You can feel that he used to have a squeaker in his chest, but that no longer works.
Such a sweet  little fellow with a face to melt your heart!
$175.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#15 ~ A Quilt that is Crazy
A lovely summer weight crazy quilt, aprox. 72" x 72".
The colors are nice and vibrant, a lovely shade of red border.  
Overall wonderful condition tho some wear to a few pieces of the fabric. 
Mostly cotton and wool gaberdine with a few bits of velvet and satin as well.
The back is whole cloth in a lovely red print!
$125.00
ship $14.00

#16 ~ Polly Put the Kettle On slippers & 3 nice gauze flags
6.25" long of wool felt . . . just the sweetest with the Polly poem all around the tops!
3 very nice 48 star 9" x 6" gauze flags.
$24.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#17 ~ Circa 1890's ~ Palmer Cox Brownie Dolls
Set of 2, The Canadian on left, The Chinaman on right.
6" tall, just the sweetest.
These were sold on cotton panels to stitch at home.
Pair $55.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#18 ~ Wee Blue Shoes
Very sweet little blue cloth and leather baby shoes. Soft soled with laces.
About 4" long. 
Paired with "Molly and Dolly at the Seashore" book.
The cover of the book is sweet for display, tho the inside is rough.
$35.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#19 ~ Child's Purple Velvet Coat
The velvet on this coat has that perfect early patina . . . worn in the right spots yet in very nice condition. A bit of flaring in the back . .  and judging by the quilted lining it was a warm winter frock!
Replaced buttons.  21" long 12" shoulder.
$45.00
ship $12.00

#20 ~ I've got the Blues
Pretty pieces of blue antique fabrics.
Bottom ~ homespun check ~ 25" x 30"
Middle ~ Soft washed blue plaid ~ 18" x 28"
Top ~ 2 smaller pieces of tiny blue check ~ 12.5" x 23" each
Very nice!
$15.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#21 ~ The Naive Rabbit and a Shoofly
A schoolchild's blue watercolor rabbit, painted on an old domino box top (maybe 40's or 50's)
(bought in Adamstown, PA many years ago 'cause I liked the rabbit)
Artisan made Make-Do shoofly . . . trimmed in antique calico with a brass knob. About 4.5" across.
Both: $22.00
ship $6.00

#22 ~ Small Architectural Star & 2 Gauze Flags
2 ~ 48 star gauze flags, 6" x 9" & 3.5" x 5.5"
Metal or iron star has a threaded post on the back.
A lovely small size at 4.5" across
$22.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#23 ~ Large gauze flags
You rarely see them this big!
2 are on sticks, one not.
13.5 x 24 (stick)
10.5 x 17 (stick)
13.5 x 24 (no stick)
All: $20.00
ship $10.00

#24 ~ Blue Woolen "Darned" Dress
22" long, 10" shoulder.
A very sweet early dress of woolen challis . . . someone has darned many holes in many places
of this sweet dress.  The velvet collar and pocket edge are in good condition.
Overall it displays sweetly, but is in a bit of rough condition.
$15.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

#25 ~ 2 Lovely Dresses ~ One Price
Dress #1 ~ 40" long with beautiful eyelet at bottom, sleeve and waist.
Teeny string ties for adjusting . . . pristine condition! 48 star Flag included.
Dress #2 ~ A very tiny windowpane cotton. Teeny ties for adjusting in the back, the front falls loosely. Fine lace at the neckline. 30" long, 13" from sleeve edge to sleeve edge.
Very nice condition.
(hangers not included)
Both $45.00
ship $10.00

#26 ~ An Odd Grouping
2 antique cotton 48 star flags . . . aged to a lovely patina, no poles. 22" x 14" & 17" x 11"
Armand Marseilles Doll shoulder head 5.5" high, no eyes, #370 on back. ~ Nice condition.
Antique photo of a child in striped dress.
$22.00
ship $8.00

#27 ~  Books in Blue
2 children's one just blue!
Children's books have scribbles etc, Beppo has ink stains, but the cover has such a great graphic!
All 3 ~ $8.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!
#28 ~ TWO Sailors
 Shirt #1 ~ Ladies Soft Blue Sailor Shirt
A very pretty soft blue, a little fading but still nice.
24" long x 18" shoulder
Shirt #2 ~ Blue Chambray Ladies Sailor Shirt
This is a beautiful shirt.   20" L x 14.5 across shoulder.
Very nice condition.
Both $30.00
ship $8.00

#29 ~ A Sailor Valentine ~ Artisan Made ~ Not Antique
This is a lovely Sailor Valentine created by Leslie McCabe of antique velvet and trims.
Created in the tradition of early sailor valentines with words written in pins and beads held on with the same. A punch needle flag completes the lovely look. Stuffed with sand, it's quite heavy. 
$65.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!


Have a lovely evening!
Lori Ann

Tonite at 8pm !

Please join me this evening for an antiques update!
Offerings will include some lovely children's clothing, toys & textiles.
New items will appear at 8pm EST.

See you then!
Lori Ann

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Thank you . . .

Blocks are SOLD ;-)
Thank you everyone for your purchases from this little
antiquing endeavor of mine.
I'm blown away by the response!

I hope to post items about once a month.
The next in about 3 weeks or so!
(In the mean time there are still a few fun items in the 2 prior posts!)

Just keep an eye on this blog for an announcement !
(I'll send an email notice too!)

Sincerely,
Lori Ann

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Past SOLD Items

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A Beautiful Patriotic Quilt
This quilt is amazing in person, the colors are so very lovely.
Hand and machine piecing but completely hand quilted!
The high detail in the quilting is wonderful.
It has a thin cotton batting, perfect for summer.
78" x 76"
Close up photos: 2-3 minor breaks but overall outstanding condition.
1940's  (appraised in 2011 @ 600$ ~ professional certificate included)
$185.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Sweet early little boy's dress.
Blue chambray-like cotton with off white inset.   Loops for a belt long lost.
Buttons up the back (a button or two missing)  A little fraying at neckline and aging to white, but
still adorable!  19" L x 10" across shoulders.
$43.00
(Hanger not included)
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Ladies Sailor Shirt
22" x 17" White cotton with red trim.
26.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Old Tin
Sweet 6" drum (sm. dent in back)
Nice RWB horn, 12"
Clamp on flag holder (would hold 5 flags)
Weighted flag stand with 48 start gauze flag.
All: $48.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Garden Overalls & Hat
Sweet little cotton overalls trimmed in red with a pocket on the backside!
21" L , Hat 10.5"
Both:
$40.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Hats, Hats, Hats, for sale . . . 
2 US Navy, one Sailor
$24.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Antique hankie and RED Carpet Ball
A Sweet early child's hankie with great graphics.
10x10
Both $32.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Little Worker's Overalls
2 pair just the same, but only one pair washed and worn.
22" L x 9" across waist.
Both: $35.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

The Stars and Stripes
And an antique Bugle.
"The American Flag as Art and as History from the Birthplace of the Republic to the Present"
Book from 2002
A great resource!
$45.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Some Fun Patriotic Stuff
2 parade hats, pencil box , 2 peeps, crepe and clackers.
All $32.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

"Ten Sailors for Ten Dollars"
Cabinet cards and old photos all depicting children "sailors"
$10.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Sweet Boys BLUE Sailor Shirt
Just the nicest cotton in a perfect shade of blue.
$40.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Antique Bunting
4.5 yds x 23"  w/ stars on blue field . . . like new!
5 yds. x 23" solid fields (blue has faded splotches)
But the colors in this one are deep and lovely!
All: $60.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Old glasses New Book
This is a little tome with tons of American History and fin facts!
Book about 7x7
Antique glasses are fun!
$18.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

"Sam's Hats" Hooked Rug
Note: there is some splotchy staining to the right side...see photo.
In some light it shows more than others.
Still a great rug hooked in 1997 by Jennifer McKelvey ` (a Barbara Carroll design)
33" x 19" ~ great colors!
$55.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Little Admiral
Child's 40's - 50's coat.  Brass buttons with emblem on arm.
Sweet trim.
19" x 11" shoulder.
$18.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!

Create Away!
Very large antique cotton parade banner 68" x 46" (some staining especially to the white field, 
but great fabric).
2 very faded gauze 48 star flags (no sticks)
One cotton 48 star flag (no sitck)
2 vintage iron stars 4"
All $28.00
ship $8.00
SOLD ~ THANK YOU!


THANK YOU!!
Lori Ann