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]
Who thought the national emblem should be the wild turkey? 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.
RECLAIMED AND OLD GROWTH WIDE PLANK FLOORING, Brookline, NH. Hardwood and Pine up to 20”. FSC Certified. Visit our 25,000 sq. ft. Showroom and Retail, featuring Wainscot, Period Wall Sheathing, Mantels and Beams. Custom Millwork. Bingham Lumber (603) 673-4549, (www.binghamlumber.com).
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
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).
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.
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.
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]>.
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]
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.
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>.