Classified Ads

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]>


MICA SHEET SUPPLY AND LAMPSHADES, Repairs, Mica Sheet, and Art Lampshades. For free sample, send e-mail <[email protected]> or write T.E. Merritte, PO Box 101, Grover Beach, CA 93483. (626) 564-9100.


RARE NEWSPAPERS – The New Collectible! Authentic originals, all historic events, 1600s-20th Century. Revolutionary War, Civil War, Old West, Harper’s Weekly, ( (570) 326-1045 ([email protected]).

36 PIECE J. CHEIN & COMPANY TIN TOY COLLECTION –Highlights: No. 81, Wobbling Chicken (c. 1930s); No. 172, Mechanical Hercules Ferris wheel (w. box); No. 79, Early Mechanical Jumping Rabbit (w. box). Full collection is in very good condition. For full listing, photos, details contact <[email protected]>.

DAVISTOWN MUSEUM –Sale of paintings, prints, and pottery. 2018-19 fund-raising drive. Contact curator at ( Catalog on request.


ANTIQUE SHOP: Building and quality inventory, set amongst several wineries in the beautiful tourist region of Dunham, Quebec, Canada. Info: <[email protected]> Pictures: (

FOR SALE: HISTORIC ELIZABETH PIERCE HOUSE WITH ATTACHED BARN bordering President Franklin Pierce Museum, Rt. 9, Hillsborough, NH. Formerly noted auctioneer Richard Withington’s antique shop. $175K. Manning Williams (603) 478-3500.


KLOPFER COLLECTION SEEKING RARE NUTMEG GRATERS. Include price & photo to, PO Box 777, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0777; (860) 763-2675 / <[email protected]>. Educational website: (

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.

POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ITEMS. Collector will buy buttons, ribbons, posters, canes, hats, china/glass, candidate flags/bandannas, etc. Also suffrage (votes for women) advertising, prohibition items. Call Bob, (800) 575-8150.

WANTED TO BUY: Lionel trains from 1901-1906. The 2 7/8 gauge era. Serious collector looking for anything: rolling stock, track, accessories, paperwork, parts. You name it. Got stories or pictures? Love to talk! Send e-mail to <[email protected]> or (978) 820-1111.

BANKS, BELL TOYS, and tin toys, mechanical and still, cast iron and tin. Collector and broker. Dr. “Z,” (248) 561-2314 EST, 1350 Kirts #160, Troy, MI 48084-4800.

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 (

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]>

NANTUCKET ART, BASKETS AND ARTIFACTS Anne Congdon, Frank Swift Chase, Wendall Macy, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Hayley Lever, John Austin, Ralph Cahoon, James Walter Folger, Andrew Shunney. For a comprehensive list, visit ( Contact: Rafael Osona, (508) 228-3942 <[email protected]>, Lic. 366.

19th C. WHALEMAN SCRIMSHAW Whale teeth, pie crimper, boxes, swifts, harpoon, tools, etc. Contact: Rafael Osona, PO Box 2607, Nantucket, MA. 02584, (508) 228-3942. <[email protected]>, (, Lic. 366.

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. 

Originally published in the April 2019 issue of Maine Antique Digest. © 2019 Maine Antique Digest