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When momma black bear wants to get the cubs off her hands for a while, where does she send them? For the answer, see our “Big, Wild, American Animals oil paintings for sale” display ad elsewhere in this issue. Mac & Trish (315) 481-0724.
TWO SEASIDE COTTAGES outside Brunswick, ME. Near lots of antiques and shopping. Kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, large screened porch. No pets. $550 per week. (518) 588-6921. (www.orrsislandcottages.com).
BEAUTIFUL SEASIDE HOME in Harpswell, Maine. Sleeps four easily. Heart of Maine antiquing country and seafood restaurants. Available last two weeks in July and first two weeks in August. $1000 weekly. Call (207) 833- 5767 or (207) 406-4619.
EXPERT METAL RESTORATION. Otto Suchy, former head conservator for the Higgins Armory, will make anything metal perfect again. Affordable, museum-quality work. Antique Metal Restoration Center, 153 Washington St., E. Walpole, MA 02032. (781) 414-1393. (www.metalrestorationcenter.com).
HOOKED RUG RESTORATION SERVICE. Have a damaged antique hooked rug? Our professional restoration service repairs damaged hooked rugs. Contact Trish Bachleda, (717) 679- 4564, <email@example.com>.
FURNITURE CONSERVATION, antique and collectible. Dean Squires. 32 years in practice, N. Bennett Street graduate, member AIC. References supplied. Caldwell, NJ. (973) 226-8225. Web site (deansquires.com).
BUYING KEYSTONE, Underwood, HC White, Stereo-Travel, etc. boxed stereoview sets, stereoscopes, bulk lots, magic lanterns and glass slides, and related. Pat (614) 558-1547 or email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
LET ME BUY OR CONSIGN YOUR AUCTION CATALOGS. (732) 922-5800. <email@example.com>.
BANKS, BELL TOYS, and tin toys, mechanical and still, cast iron and tin. Collector and broker. Dr. “Z,” (248) 642-8129, 1350 Kirts #160, Troy, MI 48084-4800. (http://www.drzzeezzi.com).
ANTIQUE WHALE TOOTH SCRIMSHAW (19th century). Also buying whalebone and ivory canes, crimpers, swifts, busks, etc. Antique pieces only please. Contact: Gregg Hurwitz, (818) 314-5575 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, see Web site www.antiquescrimshaw.net
BUYING VINTAGE MOVIE POSTERS, lobby cards, still photos, live music posters. All sizes, any condition, fair prices, permanent buyer. Will buy entire collections! Ralph (800) 392-4050, (http://ralphdeluca.com).
AUTOGRAPHS, banners, political pins, leathers, baseball cards, silks, pennants, baseball pins, sports memorabilia wanted. Highest prices paid. Stan Block, 128 Cynthia Road, Newton, MA 02159.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605.
ANTIQUE SCRIMSHAW from the 19th century, including teeth, crimpers, boxes, tools, swifts, clock towers, etc. Please, please antique pieces only. Contact John Rinaldi, Box 765, Kennebunkport, ME 04046. (207) 967-3218, Fax (207) 967-2918. email@example.com or www.johnrinaldinautical.com
MOVIE POSTERS WANTED. Lobby cards, 1-sheets, window cards, glass slides. Highest prices paid. Dwight Cleveland, P.O. Box 10922, Chicago, IL 60610-0922. (773) 525-9152. Fax (773) 525-2969. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org