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, ME 04572. <[email protected]>
ENGLISH OAK DINING SET, circa 1885, includes China cabinet, hutch, dining table with 12 chairs. Ebonized finish with rams’ heads at corners. Interested parties, contact (207) 745-3492,<[email protected]>.
RARE NEWSPAPERS – The New Collectible! Authentic originals, all historic events, 1600s-20th Century. Revolutionary War, Civil War, Old West, Harper’s Weekly, (www.RareNewspapers.com). (570) 326-1045. <[email protected]>.
ANTIQUING VACATION IN MAINE: Tarbox Cottage, classic 1848 farmhouse, must-see 1850s murals, antique furnishings, modern appliances. 3 br., 2.5 baths, 600’ waterfront, pet-friendly. Tranquil Westport Island, bridge to Wiscasset, and all mid-coast antiquing and amenities. (www.tarboxcottage.com).
FINE ART SERVICES. Conservation and restoration of paintings and painted objects. Free consultation, exceptional service. Elizabeth Caton Pardoe, BFA, member AIC. Warren, ME. (207) 273-1375, <[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]>
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 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)
KLOPFER COLLECTION SEEKING RARE NUTMEG GRATERS. Include price & photo to NutmegGraters.Com, PO Box 777, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0777; (860) 763-2675 / <[email protected]>. Educational website: (www.NutmegGraters.com/index.html).
WORLD’S FAIR AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION SOUVENIRS from all fairs 1851 thru 1964. Send pictures and descriptions to <[email protected]> or call Andy (904) 825-1723.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605. <[email protected]>. (352) 895-3213 (cell).
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.
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.