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]
TOY SOLDIER COLLECTION – mostly Britains, but some antique. Contact Mike Smeltzer, daytime phone (540) 983-7652.
SEASIDE COTTAGES outside Brunswick, ME. Near lots of antiques and shopping. Kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, large screened porch. No pets. $550 per cottage, per week. (518) 588-6921. (www.orrsislandcottages.com).
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
WANTED: CIRCULATING LIBRARY TRADE SIGNS with “Circulating Library” at the head of the sign. Signs with “Circulating Library” embedded in the text will also be considered. E-mail photo and price to <[email protected]> or mail photo to Michael Zinman, Box 104, Ardsley, NY 10502.
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).
WANTED TO BUY ANTIQUE WOODEN SKIS, collections or single; also skis from 1960’s or ’70’s; bamboo poles; interesting odd sleds and any winter sports collectibles. Call Kevin at (612) 210-3034.
LET ME BUY OR CONSIGN YOUR AUCTION CATALOGS. (732) 922-5800. <[email protected]>.
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]
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>.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605.
KLOPFER COLLECTION SEEKING RARE NUTMEG GRATERS. Include price and photo to NutmegGraters.com, P.O. Box 777, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0777; (860) 763-2675; <[email protected]>. Educational Web site: (www.NutmegGraters.com/index.html).
SEEKING NINA PAYNE (1890-1971), anything related to her dance career in America and Europe, 1905-1930. Martin Goebel, 260 Court St., Salem, Oregon 97301.
ANTIQUE TIN CLOCKWORK. Toys by Ives, Mechanical banks, Penny Toys, American Tin Platform Toys. E-mail photos or phone for current prices paid. Mark Suozzi, (413) 628- 3241, e-mail <[email protected]>.
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
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.