Category Archives: Collectibles

A Coke in Mississippi

Posted on June 23, 2017

A buddy of mine from California saw a map online that showed how much money per hour a person needs to earn in order to afford rent in their state. California is one of the more expensive states and he wondered if he’d have to move. I’m familiar with his economic situation, so I told Continue Reading »

Liberty Bowl for U Penn Med School Ophthalmology Award

Posted on January 4, 2017

There’s an old movie called “Charade” in which a child at a stamp market in Paris mistakenly trades three extremely valuable stamps for some ordinary, but colorful ones. His horrified mother & her friend track down the stamps dealer to try to get them back. They had little hope that the new owner would grant their Continue Reading »

Set of 6 Philippe Deshoulieres Art Deco Cocktail Plates

Posted on December 5, 2016

These are really cool Art Deco style plates from Philippe Deshoulieres of France. The plates depict scenes of young rich people having fun in the 1930s. Not only are they cute, but they’re made of the highest quality Limoges clay. Some of the finest china in the world is made in that region because of the Continue Reading »

Estate Sale in Converted Old Church

Posted on November 27, 2016

  We go to a lot of “estate sales” Often they are in really cool buildings that are more interesting than anything on sale. We recently went to such a sale in an old church that had been converted into a residence. The little neighborhood church was in the middle of a block of formerly Continue Reading »

Plan Your Christmas Tree Strategy

Posted on November 20, 2016

It’s time to start working on that Christmas Tree, I don’t mean go out and buy a blue spruce. I mean start planning what’s going to go ON your Christmas Tree. Of course, many people have a solid core of Christmas ornaments they use every year. But this year, you might want to spruce up Continue Reading »

The Lovely Carol Merrill

Posted on October 25, 2016

We sell a lot of Merrell shoes. They are high quality, stylish shoes that people just love. I package them carefully (as we do for all of our products) and write the first name of the customer and the name of the product on the package. That way, we’ll be able to quickly determine which Continue Reading »

The Carousel Slide Projector I Always Wanted

Posted on October 18, 2016

For 50 years I have wanted a Carousel slide projector. The sleek Kodak machine made to display photographic slides in an endless loop was a technological wonder of my youth. They might not have been as riveting as home movie projectors in that they only showed still pictures. But the quality of those pictures was Continue Reading »