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Cowgirls & One turkey Laundry aglow coffee beans too many with retro . . . page 11 . . . page 14 . . . page 17 www.TheOldTimes.com P.O. Box 411 Sauk Centre, MN 56378 FREE! At all the best Antiques Shops and Shows Section One Vol. 23 No. 11 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • November 2013 Remembering JFK PAGE 3 2 The Old Times November 2013 n t iQ u e s M i n n e s ot a A Minnesota’s First Mall Established 1979 AFX Daytona 500 Slot Car Deering Cast Iron Tractor Seat Set with Cars $89.00 J&P Coats Spool Cabinet $89.00 $854.00 Footed Carnival Glass Stag Bowl $299.00 Double Sided Phillips 66 Pole Sign $389.00 Crystal Steel 1886 Cast Iron School Bell $275.00 1930’s J Chien Organ Toy Near Mint $165.00 Wilesco Steam Engine Toy $159.00 Grotchen Royal Flush Trade Simulator $325.00 Very Clean 1950’s Coke Tray $85.00 Star Wars Lunch Box $35.00 Primitive Cupboard $429.00 Fenton Willow Green Hobnail Pitcher $98.00 Timberwolves Pewter Art Nouveau Neon Sign Rookwood Bookends $529.00 Pin Dish $32.00 $375.00 Dealer Space starting at $25.00 per month CHECK OUT OUR WEEKLY ONLINE AUCTIONS AT www.AntiquesMinnesota.net 952-894-7200 952-894-7200 Antiques MinnesotA Burnsville • 191 River Ridge Circle Exit 3A (Hwy 13N) off 35W, 1st Left Nicollett, Left to River Ridge Circle open Monday-saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM • sunday 12:00 to 6:00 PM November 2013 The Old Times 3 Remembering JFK JFK had surprised Lyndon Johnson by grabbing the Democratic nomination for President, leaving Johnson unhappy at the prospect of vacating his position as Senate majority leader for the largely powerless position of vice president. The two did not pose with happy smiles for this button; graphic artists pasted a headshot of Johnson behind Kennedy’s. The button urges voters to empower the President and the party by voting for the entire Democratic ticket with one pull on a voting booth lever. (Photos by Britt Aamodt) by Britt Aamodt vanished. EDEN PRAIRIE, November 2013 MINN. – If you were marks the 50th around November 22, anniversary of John F. 1963, and old enough, Kennedy’s you’ll always remember assassination. After all This November marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Among the Dallas. That was the many buttons Paul Bengston has celebrating JFK’s career, this memorial button produced shortly after day and place when JFK the president’s death rounds out his story and perfectly commemorates this year’s anniversary. America’s Camelot Cont. on page 4 John’s Antiques Celebrating 45 Years! (since 1967) Specializing in Lamps & Lamp Repair We Buy and sell Antiques • We Conduct Estate sales • Appraisals • Chandelier Cleaning available John remackel Phone: (651) 222-6131 261 Fort Road (West 7th) St. Paul, MN 55102 Hours: Mon. 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Sat. 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. 4 The Old Times November 2013 Kennedy visited Minnesota in October 1962. After a bean feed in St. Paul (ticket above), JFK was expected at an event in St. Cloud but never arrived. Disgruntled attendees wanted to be reimbursed for the dollar spent on their “I Saw President Kennedy” buttons (left). They could easily cash them in now. Bengston’s collection emphasizes JFK’s The platform pass would have let someone stand connection to Minnesota. This button pictures the on the platform where then-Senator Kennedy was presidential candidate above the names of three scheduled to speak. Democratic incumbents seeking re-election in Minnesota. Hubert Humphrey had been a Senator JFK White House. Minnesota DFLer Arthur Naftalin presented since 1949; Orville Freeman had been governor Cont. from page 3 Paul Bengston was himself with charismatic presidential candidate since 1955, and John Blatnik had been a these years, people are only two when John F. Kennedy and popular Senator Hubert H. Congressman representing Minnesota’s 8th still writing books and Kennedy died. Humphrey to campaign for his first term as District in the northeastern part of the state since thinking about the brief “But I’ve seen it Minneapolis mayor. Naftalin went on to serve two 1947. Freeman was the only one of the four not to replayed on TV so terms in that office. win. but shining Kennedy many times I feel like I was there,” he says. 365 E 7th StREEt St Paul, MN 55181 WED-Sat: 11aM tO 6PM Mall of St. Paul In many ways, he inhabits that era more 1817 Selby Ave than most. He’s a SuNDaY: 12PM tO 6PM (Corner of Selby & Fairview) history buff and a 651-321-8738 St. Paul, MN • 651-647-6163 devoted collector of wwwMallOfSt.Paul.com political memorabilia. His collection is Antiques • Clothing • Vintage • Furniture broad-based, including Retro • Collectibles • Jewelry • Vinyl Vintage items from the general WWW.FaCEBOOK.COM/YOuRtuRNVINtaGE Tuesday-Sunday • 11 am-7 pm Home Decor categories of American presidents and Minnesota governors, Jewelry Wescott Station Restoring Your Home? ClipThis Ad! as well as items reflecting bygone NORTHWEST political and social Antiques • Collectibles • Furniture ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE Unique Gift Ideas movements (suffra- VINTAGE LIGHTS; chandeliers, sconces, school YES! 7 ROOMS FULL! globes, original & reproduction glass shades. gettes, Prohibition, the • 1,000’s of Items We’re • Stained Glass Windows HOUSE HARDWARE; brass & glass doorknobs, 3721 Minnehaha Ave. Red Scare). But there door plates window catches, hinges, locks, Buying! • Reasonable Prices antiqued furniture hardware, etc. Minneapolis, MN 55406 are certain personalities 6 Other Shops Nearby LARGE ITEMS IN OUR GARAGES; clawfoot Fri. & Sat. 12-6 and times that attract a Open Daily 9:30am-6pm • Closed Sunday tubs, radiators, wood trim and all types of interior memorabilia collector & exterior doors. 226 West 7th Street • St. Paul, MN (1 Block West of Xcel and River Centers) Hardware 981 Selby Avenue • St. Paul, MN 55104 612-729-3110 like Bengston more Cleaned & Lights Rewired. 651-644-9270 or 651-227-0382 JFK (651) 227-2469 • Wally & Kurt Wescott Open weekdays 12 to 6 pm, (Wed. 12 to 4 pm), Sat. 11 to 4 pm www.ParisAntiquesAndGifts.com Cont. on page 5 November 2013 The Old Times 5 In his early forties, Kennedy was himself still a young man when he courted the youth vote during his run for president in 1960. The flasher button, also called a lenticular button, alternates between an image of JFK and an inspiring slogan, “The Man for the 60’s,” depending on the angle from which it is viewed. introduced to political memorabilia while antiques shopping with his mom in 1968. He found a William McKinley button and haggled the price down to a quarter. His father, who went back to school late in life to earn a PhD in history, encouraged his son’s obsession. “You can tell the entire history of the Political memorabilia comes in all shapes and sizes, 20th century through from buttons to hats to ties. There are also the odd buttons,” he says. event posters, like this steer roast guested by The first Senator Kennedy on Lake Erie in Ohio. photographic image on a pin dates to Abraham JFK Less memorable Lincoln’s 1860 Cont. from page 4 presidents (Calvin presidential campaign. than others. Coolidge, Gerald Ford) The first official metal “Lincoln, Teddy and losing candidates campaign button, as we The postcard advertised a New York political rally to take place just days Roosevelt, FDR, are a harder sell. know them today, was before Kennedy’s political future was cemented with his election to President Truman, and JFK are “Bob Dole and created to promote of the United States. very collectible,” says Michael Dukakis, you William McKinley’s Bengston, who has can buy baskets of their run in 1896. frontrunner’s beaming been assembling his stuff for very little,” he Improvements in profile and latest slogan own collection for over says. mass production made or vision for America. I 40 years. 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(1 mi S of 212 on Cty 81) After that By Chance or Appointment (Call) The good juNk garage Plato, MN 55370 Call Paul at (320) 351-6399 or email him Wed.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. 12-5 400+ Pieces of Roseville 109-1/2 3rd St East Plus Other Glass & Pottery, Antiques • Garden • Architectural at: Paul@TheOldTimes.com Saundra Schaitberger pinesntiques@embarqmail.com Breweriana, and Other Antiques Vintage Finds • Home Comforts 8 SHAKOPEE, MN 10 Come in to the 11 6 How Quaint Antique • Vintage • Primitive 9 “Antiques and all kinds of stuff!” 4740 W 124 St Savage, MN 55378 th Antiques Primitives Vintage Tri City collectibles Cellars clocks Treasure Chest . . . 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(952)492-5005 714-1st Ave E (Hwy 101) • Shakopee Radio Tubes & Tube Testing • Dennis & Rose November 2013 The Old Times 7 A campaign brochure (left & above) outlines JFK’s support of the growing civil rights Come visit historiC HOPKINS movement. With the broad base of the Democratic party in mind, he is pictured with Congressman Chester Bowles of Connecticut, chairman of the platform committee, easy to get to...hard to leave! championing “the strongest civil rights plank in history.” Join Us Retro Wanderlust The cover of this november 612-760-2600 brochure showing JFK with leaders of the 15, 16 & 17 8 12th Ave S., Hopkins, MN Just off the SW corner of 12th & Main black community more For the directly targets a black 3,000+ sq. ft. of 50’s, 60’s audience. Inside are 9th Annual and 70’s furniture, decor and vintage clothes. listed the seven rights Kennedy pledged to Antiques stroll! OPEN AMs Thurs-Sat 11-5; Sun Noon-4 fight for in front of an NAACP rally in Los Angeles: “The right of every American to Over 200 Dealers in Buying quality pieces or entire estates 5 Great Stores! Find us on work as he wants to retrowanderlust@yahoo.com work . . . to be educated . . . to receive just compensation for his labor, his crops, his Antiques on ~ ANTIQUES ~ VINTAGE ~ RETRO ~ goods . . . to live in a Mainstreet decent home in a neighborhood of his choice . . . to obtain security in sickness as 913 Mainstreet (downtown Hopkins) 952-931-2144 untie well as health . . . to An eclectic mix of antique, think, to vote, to speak, vintage & collectible treasures. to read, to worship as he pleases . . . to be free Ample parking in the back with a back Monday - Saturday 10:30-5:30 from the terrors of entrance... Coffee’s always on! Sunday 12:00 -5:00 war.” Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am to 6pm 911 Mainstreet • Hopkins, MN Sun: 12 to 5pm JFK email: AntiquesMainstreet@yahoo.com 952-933-1144 Cont. from page 5 Antiques Bel Air www.facebook.com/antiques.on.mainstreet Like Ike. Square Deal. New Frontier. Deal. New Stop By & Check Us Out! Blake Antiques HOPKINS ANTIQUE MALL Bengston’s JFK QUALITY ANTIQUES & collection starts, COLLECTABLES 68 Dealers With 10,000 Sq. Ft. On 2 Levels chronologically, with frOm 1850-1950 1008 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343 Hours: • Jewelry • Sterling Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11-6; Sun. 11-5 Kennedy’s successful Mon.-Sat. • Art Pottery • Vintage • Clothing *The China Wizard, JoAn Miller will be here run for U.S. Senator in 10 am-5pm • Furniture • Decorative Arts Saturday, November 9 from 12 noon to 3 pm 1952. JFK was a • Dolls • Cottage national presence by A Wonderful Mixture 152 Blake Road 40 Dealers Tuesday- Saturday of Antiques & Collectibles then but not yet an icon. Hopkins, MN 7,500 Sq. ft. of Quality 11am-6pm Consequently, those Sunday Gift Certificates Available • We Accept Visa/MC Antiques 55343 952-930-0477 12pm-5pm (952) 931-9748 Cont. on page 8 JFK ((952) 952) 935-1771 901 Mainstreet • Hopkins, MN www.HopkinsAntiqueMall.com St. Croix Valley Map 1-18-07 7 Rush City 8 The Old Times November 2013 JFK The St. Croix River Valley 61 Cont. from page 7 Antiques TrailsStark 10 Harris 9 early pins were made in smaller numbers and An Old Times Antiques Trail Map are rarer and harder to Almelund 95 North Branch find today. Among the Holy S t. Almelund Mercantile Cambridge Grails of JFK collectors Cr 14 miles Almelund oixR Between N. Branch & Taylors Falls are even earlier pins ive r (651)583-3696 Fri & Sat 10-5; Sun 10:30-5 9 95 touting a youthful ex- Antiques, coffee shop & more! 35 12 PT boat captain as U.S. 61 Sunrise Lake 20 Congressman for Lindstrom 20 N. Center Taylors St. Croix Falls Massachusetts the year Lindstrom 19 Lake 21 after World War II Deer Lake Center Falls 8 8 Stacy City Shafer 8 Turtle Lake ended. Items from that South 95 Chisago Lindstrom 20 8 25 Miles Lake S. Center City Lindstrom Antique Mall Lake Chisago Lake 95 35 campaign have sold for Downtown Lindstrom Hwy 8 & Park Green Dresser as much as $20,000. (651) 257-3340 Lake Open 7 Days-A-Week: 10am - 5pm Osceola Bengston’s JFK Two floors - over 9,000 sq ft Forest 24 ive r memorabilia has a Lake 25 St .C ro i xR Hwy 243 strong Minnesota Forest Lake 35 leaning. He has several Center City Osceola, WI letters from JFK to 95 61 35 Scandia 97 97 Ruthmary Penick, a The Olde Theatre Osceola Antiques & Antique Mall Victorian Cellar Gifts 324 Summit Ave Hwy 35, 117 Cascade Street JFK (651) 257-6245 (715) 294-2886 Cont. on page 9 Open Mon, Thurs, Fri, & Sat: 10-6; Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5 (360 days/yr) Sun: 11-5 (Closed Tues. & Wed.) The Kennedys sent out an annual Christmas card. A family portrait accented with gold leaves (above) adorns the cover of their greetings in 1958. The inside (right) reads, “May the Blessings of Christmas be upon you and yours. Senator and Mrs. John F. Kennedy,” and is signed, “Warmest Regards, Jack” Stillwater, MN Let There Be Light Antiques 210 North Main Street Stillwater, MN 55082 (651) 351-7580 www.BeLightMn.com Hours Happy Thanksgiving from Fri. & sat: 10am - 5pm the Staff and Management sun: noon - 5pm at Midtown Antiques! Over 500 Over 100 Dealers offering Stillwater’s Largest fixtures Selection of Antiques & Collectibles. in stock! 301 S. Main St. Stillwater, MN 55082 Hours: Mon.-Th ur. 10-5, Fri - Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-6 Hours Extended During Summer Months Specializing in: Phone: (651) 430-0808 Antique Lighting www.MidtownAntiques.com Repairs & Re
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