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One-dollar deals Special delivery Out of India ... page 8 ... page 13 ... 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. 24 No. 4 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • April 2014 Annual estate sale supports causes Page 3 Justina Cegelski, shopper. She picked up a couple of English teacups at the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis’s Annual Estate Sale last April. Pictured at left: Interior view of the beautiful Woman’s Club of Minneapolis building. al MINNESOTA ANTIQUES DEALERS ASSOCIATION n u th An ANTIQUES & DECORATIVE ARTS SHOW 10 June 7 & 8, 2014 Minnesota’s Free Parking Handicap Accessible Fine Arts Building • MinnesotA stAte FAir grounds • st. PAul, MinnesotA Only Vetted 651-430-0095 MnAntiquesdeAlers.coM Antique Show. 2 The Old Times April 2014 n t iQ u e s M i n n e s ot a A Minnesota’s First Mall Established 1979 Nylint U-Haul Truck $195.00 Lacquer Stool $239.00 Heilman’s Beer Wood Framed Picture Revell Super Safari Model Kit $129.00 $75.00 German Nazi Police Sword $875.00 Herend Ducks $59.00 Old Milwaukee Clock $135.00 Austrian Biscuit Jar $58.00 Wyandotte Steam Shovel Bunnykins $134.00 Figurine $82.00 Flow Blue Pitcher $219.00 Simplex #6 Coffee Grinder $789.00 Porcelain Doll in Box Marble Top Wash Stand Red Wing Crock $359.00 $159.00 Hull Vase $70.00 $575.00 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 April 2014 The Old Times 3 Women get behind sale & causes by Britt Aamodt MINNEAPOLIS – Spring 1907: Teddy Roosevelt occupied the White House. Cars jostled with horse- drawn wagons on city streets. And in Minneapolis, 25 women convened at the public library to establish a new club devoted to civic and charitable works. The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been around longer than the Model T and its 1928 clubhouse overlooking Loring Park is a recognized historic landmark. Over a hundred years later its membership is still actively involved in the betterment of women The Woman’s Club’s location overlooking Loring Park on the edge of and children through downtown guarantees them a lot of foot traffic for the one-day sale. Browsers can also check out the dollar table and Rush sale “gift store,” which sell smaller The point with a good champagne flute is to make Estate sale 7 City it tall enough so the bubbly doesn’t bubble over. Cont. on page 4 items. (Photos by Britt Aamodt) But for Diane Henry, coordinator of the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis’s Annual Estate Sale, the flutes and the other donated items are a means of The St. Croix River Valley 61 funding the club’s charitable causes. Stark 10 Antiques Trails Harris 9 Almelund An Old Times Antiques Trail Map Almelund Mercantile Between N. Branch & Taylors Falls North Branch 95 (651)583-3696 St. Fri & Sat 10-5; Sun 10:30-5 Cambridge Cr 14 miles Almelund oix Antiques, coffee shop & more! Riv er Lindstrom 9 95 12 Lindstrom Antique Mall 35 Sunrise 20 Lake Downtown Lindstrom Hwy 8 & Park 61 20 St. Croix Falls (651) 257-3340 N. Center 19 Lindstrom Lake 21 Taylors Center Falls 8 Open 7 Days-A-Week: 10am - 5pm Stacy City Shafer 8 Turtle Lake 10 am - 6 pm Two floors - over 9,000 sq ft Chisago City South Lindstrom Lake S. Center Lake 20 8 95 25 Miles Chisago 95 Osceola, WI Lake 35 651-430-1816 Green Lake Dresser Osceola Antiques & Osceola StaplesMillAntiques.com Victorian Cellar Gifts 24 ve r The club founded in 1907 built this clubhouse in Forest E-mail: Hwy 35, 117 N Cascade Street Lake 25 ro ix Ri Hwy 243 (715) 294-2886 .C 1928, now a historic landmark in Minneapolis. St StplsMillAnt@aol.com Forest 35 Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5 (360 days/yr) (Photo provided) Lake 95 61 Scandia Visit Stillwater, MN 35 97 97 TM ANTI A NTIQUES 300 DEALERS IN 5 MALLS & 11 SHOPS HWY 35/64 St. Criox River from Wisconsin Lowell Park Lowell Park HIG HW AY P P P P P 9 5 9 5 AY HW NORTH WATER W SOUTH WATER W HIG P 35E Stillwater 94 494 Stillwater 6 694 3 35 94 36 36 694 35E 95 NORTH MAIN ST SOUTH MAIN ST 1 4 5 94 2 COMMERCIAL 94 St. Croix River St. Paul 494 MULBERRY 35W CHESTNUT Minneapols 95 NELSON MYRTLE 494 OLIVE 35W 35E P P PARKING w w wwww.StillwaterAntiqueShops.com .stillwaterantiqueshops.com 1. Staples Mill Antiques 3. Stillwater Antiques Mall 5. American Gothic Antiques Stillwater 410 N. Main St 101 S. Main St 236 S. Main St 651-430-1816 651-439-6281 651-439-7709 Stillwater iS MinneSota’S PreMiere antiqueS DeStination.. 2. Let There Be Light Antiques 4. Country Charm Antiques 6. Midtown Antique Mall 210 N. Main St 122 S. Main St 301 S. Main St ViSit uS toDay! 651-351-7580 651-439-8202 651-430-0808 4 The Old Times April 2014 Estate sale $8,000. moving to Montana. Cont. from page 3 “The items are She donated 20 boxes.” priced to sell,” said One thing the estate community work and Diane Henry, event sale did not have a lot charitable grants. coordinator, at last of was furniture, The 6-story year’s sale. “We get antique or otherwise. clubhouse, with dining items donated from “It’s just too hard to area, social room, members and their move around,” said library, and 632-seat families. So, you never Henry, a club member theater, is also the site know what you’re since 2007. Organizers of the Woman’s Club going to get. This year looked for items buyers annual estate sale every we had a member who can pick up and walk to April, raising nearly was downsizing and their cars. Let There Be Light Antiques 210 North Main Street The estate sale doesn’t limit itself to collectibles and antiques. Carolyn Stillwater, MN 55082 Golberg found a barely-used Italian cooking set, painted enamel over steel, (651) 351-7580 for her cabin up north. www.BeLightMn.com Hours: Fri. & Sat: 10am - 5pm • Sun: noon - 5pm Over 500 fixtures in stock! Specializing in: Terri Beleane was happy with the Imari Charger she took home. Antique Lighting But never say and a heavy French linens, china, crystal never. They once sold a wall clock. and pottery.” Repairs & Restoration Federal chest of “You see a lot The Woman’s Club drawers. And there vintage jewelry and sale is, in essence, a Rewiring • Shades & Parts were other finds that handbags. They just fly combined estate sale. were more trunkful out the door,” Henry than armful -- a said. “We usually have Estate sale Victorian baby carriage an assortment of nice Cont. on page 5 The Shops of North St. Paul North St. Paul A smAll town A Premiere Midwest Auction House Atmosphere in A 2556 7th Ave. E, North St. Paul, MN 55109 lArge metropolitAn AreA! 651-770-6175 Come Visit our MONDAY NIGHT AUCTIONS! unique, www.LutherAuctions.com historiC for complete schedule and online catalog. Downtown! 7TH AVENUE ANTIQUE MALL 2563 7th Avenue E, N. St. Paul, MN 55109 AL W AYS ! 651-773-7001 BUYWAYS L A YING ING 7th Avenue Antique Mall has a Full Range of Antiques BU and Collectibles; Specializing in Postcards, Books, Coins, ! Glassware, Jewelry, and Toys with Over 20 Dealers. Jerry Peterson, Owner OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK sunday Stemware in a set of eight. The stems of these beauties appear to be waving in a breeze while by chance Monday 10aM to 8pM; tuesday to saturday 10aM to 6pM or appointMent. supporting an elongated, delicately tinted flower. April 2014 The Old Times 5 “big thrift store and vintage fan.” To her, the sale provided a great opportunity to combine her thrift shopping with a crafter’s sense of interior design. She found two English teacups, by Royal Grafton and Aynsley, to add to her collection. Her plan was to repurpose them as planting pots. Sometimes estate Like other estate sales, the Woman’s Club sale reflects the buying patterns and fads of bygone Estate sale generations. Girls growing up in the 1960s will Cont. on page 6 remember Little Miss Echo. John’s Antiques Celebrating 45 Years! (since 1967) Specializing in Lamps & Lamp Repair We Buy and sell Antiques • We Conduct Estate sales • Appraisals • The Baccarat vase, appraised at over $7,000, was priced at $750. Chandelier Cleaning Estate sale “which is probably Something old, available Cont. from page 4 older than I am,” she something new. said. “I have two “I’m going to take Several families granddaughters, three them to our cabin,” she contribute donations. and six, and they’ll just said. “My grandma’s The items tell the love it.” old cook stove is up stories of the families, She also found a there, and they’ll look of fads and long-ago gently used set of great next to it.” generations. enamel-painted A lot of members Carolyn Golberg cookware, including typically attend the picked up a Learn the hibachi grill and fondue sale. But because the Alphabet wooden toy, dish, from Italy. club is located on the park, which is dotted with century-old John remackel apartment blocks and Phone: (651) 222-6131 circled by walking paths, they get a lot of 261 Fort Road (West 7th) foot traffic. St. Paul, MN 55102 Justina Cegelski is Hours: Mon. 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. a neighbor. She Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. • Sat. 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. described herself as a Mall of St. Paul 365 E 7th StREEt St Paul, MN 55181 WED-Sat: 11aM tO 6PM 1817 Selby Ave SuNDaY: 12PM tO 6PM (Corner of Selby & Fairview) St. Paul, MN • 651-647-6163 651-321-8738 wwwMallOfSt.Paul.com Antiques • Clothing • Vintage • Furniture Retro • Collectibles • Jewelry • Vinyl Tuesday-Sunday • 11 am-7 pm WWW.FaCEBOOK.COM/YOuRtuRNVINtaGE Restoring Your Home? ClipThis Ad! NORTHWEST ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE Wescott Station Antiques • Collectibles • Furniture VINTAGE LIGHTS; chandeliers, sconces, school 7 ROOMS FULL! globes, original & reproduction glass shades. YES! • 1,000’s of Items HOUSE HARDWARE; brass & glass doorknobs, We’re • Stained Glass Windows door plates window catches, hinges, locks, antiqued furniture hardware, etc. Buying! • Reasonable Prices 6 Other Shops Nearby LARGE ITEMS IN OUR GARAGES; clawfoot Open Daily 9:30am-6pm • Closed Sunday The ever-popular Chatty Cathy. Mattel tubs, radiators, wood trim and all types of interior & exterior doors. manufactured Chatty Cathy from 1959 to 1965. Hardware 981 Selby Avenue • St. Paul, MN 55104 226 West 7th Street • St. Paul, MN When the string in her back was pulled, Cathy Cleaned & 651-644-9270 or 651-227-0382 (1 Block West of Xcel and River Centers) Lights Rewired. would recite one of 11 recorded phrases. Open weekdays 12 to 6 pm, (Wed. 12 to 4 pm), Sat. 11 to 4 pm (651) 227-2469 • Wally & Kurt Wescott 6 The Old Times April 2014 The Sheffield plate silver turkey dome is not simply an elegant serving dish. Hot water is poured into the pan to keep the meat warm and can be easily drained out through the side spigot (seen close up at left). Legs elevating the Sheffield plate silver turkey dome give it an elegant look while keeping a shallow bowl filled with hot water off of the dining room table. The Prairie Potholes Antiques Trails Belgrade Richmond Sheffield plate silver is a prized collectible, but An Old Times Antiques Trail 22 Map 23 Cold Janis Clay snapped up the turkey meat dome Spring because “my husband comes from a family of 14 71 Paynesville Eden Valley children. We have a lot of big meals.” 55 Lost & Found Benson 9 9 Eden Watkins 200 State St. N (Highways 55 & 22) Estate sale 104 New 4 Valley (320) 453-5678 Cont. from page 5 London 12 Mon-Sat 9:30 - 5:30 10 3 3 It’s Worth The Drive! sale items are just 10 27 Spicer begging for a crafter. 22 Because how many Paynesville Long Lake Antiques Willmar 12 yardsticks can a person Litchfield The Antique Cellar use? 305 Augusta Ave “I was really 22 (320) 243-7605 excited when I saw the 7 Days/wk: Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 • Raymond 71 Closed Mondays Jan-Apr. We Buy! rulers,” said Cegelski. 59 23 “They’re hard to find, Montevideo and I love how 7 Clara City Spicer companies used them Prints and posters for marketing.” attracted this browser Belltower Antique Mall 118 Lake Ave N Cegelski planned to year’s show was a Granite Falls 4 22(320)796-5515 transform the yard- Baccarat crystal vase, Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 sticks, which advertise valued at over $7,000, 212 25 Dealers. paints, hardware and an that the Women’s Club old creamery business was listing for $750. Granite Falls Raymond 212 Willmar that fell off the map The point at the end Prairie Mercantile Simply Vintage Antiques L&J’s Antiques Long Lake Antiques decades ago, into wall of the day is to raise 110 E U.S. 212 • (320) 564-9094 209 Cofield St • (320) 894-0291 614 Benson Ave SW 8879 Long Lake Road art and picture frames. money for the Woman’s 7 Days/wk: Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-4 (2 blks N of the Harley Davidson Shop) (1 Blk N of Hwy 12 and 7th Street W.) (Off County 27 - 5 mi. N of Willmar) The sale typically FLEA MARKETS: May through September Thurs & Fri: 10-5 • Sat: 10-1 (320) 894-4869 For Appointments (320) 235-1322 offers a few big-ticket Estate sale 2nd Sat. & Sun. - NO CHARGE to set-up Vintage • Antiques • Repurposed Open Saturdays - 10:30 -5:00 Tues-Sun 10am-5pm; Closed Mon items. The star of this Cont. on page 7 Planning a Spring Antique Trip? Read the latest issue on The Old Times Online Can Help! Find the location of every shop that advertises in your mobile device as you www.TheOldTimes.com The Old Times. travel to your favorite shops. Take it With You! (If someone Compatible with many else is driving Smartphones & Tablets! of course!) Get details about upcoming Shows, Auctions, Markets and Occasional Sales by the day, week or month. Read about a different Road Trip each month. Suggested routes, shops, and other details will make your trip planning easier and more effective. www.TheOldTimes.com - Your Best Source for Midwest Vintage, Collectible and Antique Wonders! April 2014 The Old Times 7 Along with collectibles and housewares, the sale offered up a scattering of handmade crafts, many found on the linens table or, like these dollhouse chairs made from foil and wire caps removed from Champagne bottles, among the jewelry items. Estate sale for women, and clean Cont. from page 6 water. However, a good bargain is always Club and its many appreciated. Carolyn Golberg remembered small wooden toys like this Learn the Alphabet from her childhood. She worthy causes, like the Pam Lehan bought bought this one for her six- and three-year-old granddaughters. school lunch and milk a china set for her newlywed daughter. program, chemo caps A donated item might no longer be a 6 Weeks of Savings at 30-50% off treasure to the previous owner, she saids, “but March 31-May 10 it’ll sure be a treasure COOKBOOKS 50% off to someone who comes 1920’s–present: hardcover, softcover, church, pamphlets - over 250 to the sale.” LIFE MAGAZINES 50% off 1937-1980’s - 400+ issues The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis is POSTCARDS 30% off holding its annual estate MN towns, state views, holiday, printed, linen, real photo sale on Saturday, April 10,000 with over 1,500 MN 26, 2014. MAPS/TRAVEL 30% off Plat maps, road maps, state maps, travel brochures, roadside Britt Aamodt’s play, attractions “Last of the Red Hot Flops,” premiered at the VINTAGE MN 30% off Gremlin Theatre in St. State-related books, maps, postcards, brochures, guides Paul, Minn.; her book ANTIQUE/VINTAGE PRINTS 40% off Superheroes, Strip Framed, unframed, bookplates, originals, etchings Artists, &Talking Animals: Minnesota’s Contemporary PAPER COLLECTOR Cartoonists, was 26 North 7th Ave, St. Cloud, MN 56303 nominated for the 2010 (Downtown - across from the courthouse) Minnesota Book Award. M-F 9:30 -6 SAT 9:30-4 She has also received a Central Minnesota arts 320-251-2171 This glass cruet stores oil and vinegar in the same Board Mentorship grant papercollector@cloudnet.com bottle. in screenwriting. ANTIQUES & COUNTRY LANES 4 22 in ST. CLOUD AREA ANTIQUE SHOPS LitchfieLd, HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ST. CLOUD SAUK RAPIDS Mn the Waverly Paper Antiques SIBLEY ANTIQUES Collector Gallery 100 N Sibley Ave • Litchfield, MN h Featuring 19th 320-693-7335 Specializing in Ephemera & Early 20th Century 212 2nd Ave S Tues.-saT. 10-5 711 w st. germain st China • Glassware Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 sunday noon-5 in historic downtown Pictures • Silver Jewelery Closed Mondays saint cloud Primitives & Furniture 320-267-8066 •••••• www.BuyGones.biz 25 DEALERS arts, antiques Open S and the eclectic - Mon.-Sat. STAY HOP & Open Open Wed thru Sat, 9ish -5 pm Mondays & Tuesdays by chance FOR LUNC a fun place to 10 am-5 pm Crick at et Me H! shop! 320.251.2171 Other Hours by Chance or Most Saturdays Tea R adow Open Daily Appointment 10:30am - 6:00pm Very Vintage oom Visit our McCoy room! hours 9:30 am-6 pm Sat. til 4 pm •••••• (320) 202-9068 Or by Chance or Appointment. 109 Sibley Avenue North mon - fri 10am - 6pm Closed Sun. 619 Mall St. Germain Litchfield, Minnesota 55355 sat 10am - 4pm 26 North 7th Avenue Downtown St. Cloud Yesterday today... 320-593-0888 Downtown St. Cloud •••••• Like Very Vintage on Facebook! 320-257-3387 (Across from the Court House) Antiques@cloudnet.com 8 The Old Times April 2014 Design Trends of the Mid-20th Century Starstruck: Collecting movie star ads Cugie and company: A caricature by bandleader Xavier Cugat and a photo of its subject, Joan Blondell, highlight a Jolene Shoes ad. Screen Guide, 1942. (Photos by Donald-Brian Johnson) Nope. The “Max Smack dab Factor Girls,” as they came to be known, each received annual com- pensation in the heady Judy Garland, “young and lovely” thanks to Lux Soap. Stardom, July 1943. amount of--one dollar. “Folks, you don’t know That’s right. One the fun you are dollar. And the starry missing!” Lawrence ladies who contracted Welk promotes the with Mr. Factor were “swept-wing ’57 happy to have it. Over Dodge.” TV Guide, the years, Max Factor’s April 6, 1957. in the middle movieland roster came by Donald-Brian Johnson to encompass a significant slice of Hollywood history. by Donald-Brian in print ads promoting Now, free publicity Johnson Max’s latest cosmetics. is nice, but signing over The year was 1929. Not so coincidentally, your image for just a Makeup maven Max those ads would also dollar? Why were the Factor had just signed promote the studios’ stars of Hollywood’s a first batch of latest movie releases. Golden Age so Hollywood stars to Naturally, the stars agreeable? endorsement contracts. needed to be Well, because there With the blessing of their studios, the per- ANTIQUES in EXCELSIOR compensated. So what Smack Dab sounds fair? Millions? formers would appear Thousands? Hundreds? Cont. on page 9 Now Open! ANTIQUES IN EXCELSIOR Consignment Household Furnishings • Art and Antiques LEIPOLD’S A Collective Presenting of Exceptional Quality • Estate Sales Conducted 221 Water St., Excelsior, MN 55331 • 952-470-0205 Time Capsule Style Since 1960 the Twin Cities Premier Consignment Shop SPECIALIZING IN LAMPSHADES Located in the Excelsior Mill forThrough Fine Antiques, Furniture, Art works, Glass, Orientalia, Silver, China Glass & Fabric • Prints &310Plains Water Street Over 50 years Experience in Appraisals and Estate Sales Furnishings, Bring Your Lamp for Fitting!Excelsior, MN 55331 332 South Broadway, Wayzata, MN 55391 OPEN 7 MON DAYS 10am thru FRI A WEEK - 6pm Vintage ANTIQUE VINTAGE Jewelr y, Tues - Sat: 10am to 4pm HANDCRAFTS 239 Water HOME Street SAT GIFTS Excelsior, ACCESSORIESMN 952-474-7428 10am - 5pm 952-473-7719 Home Decor FURNISHINGS www.TheGoldMineAntiques.com • GoldMineAntiques@yahoo.com Art. 952-474-5880 JEWELRY and 707 W. 34th ART Street Glass & Fabric Jewelry MinneapoliS, Mn 55408 707 W. 34th Street 612-827-8043 ThurSdAy - SATurdAy 10:00 Over - 5:0065pmYEARS am THE COUNTRY LOOK SPECIALIZING IN LAMPSHADES Prints & Plains Bring Your Unique Gift Ideas (1/2 block
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