The rates for classified ads are $1.00 per word. For 25 words or fewer, the cost is $25.00 minimum charge. Photographs or illustrations are $10.00 extra. (They may be furnished in any size, but will not exceed 1½" in publication.) Count all words, numbers, and standard abbreviations (etc., St., Ave., state abbreviations, ppd., Dept., ZIP, and so on) of text and address. Payment in advance, please, for classifieds. Tear sheets of classifieds are not sent. MAINE ANTIQUE DIGEST, P.O. Box 1429, Waldoboro, Maine 04572. [email protected]
What are the world’s fastest quadrupeds, known to travel great distances in groups of eight and sometimes nine? For this answer, see our “Big, Wild, American Animals oil paintings for sale” display ad elsewhere in this issue. Mac & Trish (315) 481-0724.
AITKEN BIBLE 1782, First English Bible Printed in America, $59,900. Call for details. (207) 299-3962.
WRITING COLLECTION- 225 PLUS ITEMS. Inkwells, sanders, ink pourers, travel inks, dip pens, sealers, quill cutter, patent models, and 25 Silliman items. For appointment, call (203) 915-2413 or e-mail <[email protected]>
HOOKED RUG RESTORATION SERVICE. Have a damaged antique hooked rug? Our professional restoration service repairs damaged hooked rugs. Contact The Tweed Weasel Primitives, (717) 679- 4564, <[email protected]>.
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).
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 protected] or www.johnrinaldinautical.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 [email protected], see Web site www.antiquescrimshaw.net
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).
LET ME BUY OR CONSIGN YOUR AUCTION CATALOGS. (732) 922-5800. <[email protected]>.
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 e-mail <[email protected] net>.
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.
SEMINOLE INDIAN ITEMS: clothing, beadwork, weapons, photographs, silverwork, bandolier bags, etc. Keith Reeves, Box 1210, Winter Park, FL 32790. E-mail: <[email protected]>. (407) 647-1706.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605.
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).
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: [email protected]