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Gear head NYC 1964 heaven Smile! ... page 10 ... page 17 ... page 26 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. 6 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • June 2014 Hugh Passow, Minnesota Antiques Dealers Association member Statues take collectors on Grand Tour ited METROPROMOS, INC. Presents TWO Fantastic Shows! 100's Lim ce tique Show www.CambridgeAntiqueFair.com 16th An at Friends 23rd l o Antiqf a S a ble k p Ann ila o ual Ann ua re Deale ues An Ava Craft and Flea Market G CAMBRIDGE ANTIQUE FAIR rs! Saturday & Sunday, May 31st & June 1st Aug. 2 nd & 3 rd, 2014 Gre Sat. 8 am-5 pm • Sun. 9 am-4 pm at F i n d Fairgrounds Show Hours: Railroad s Tracks Sat. 8am-5pm • Sun. 10am-4pm Ferry Street Admission: Reg. $4 $3 With Coupon • Under 12 FREE! Set-up: Friday 8am to 6pm FREE PARKING! Hwy. 10 • Anoka, MN (763) 434-6664 or kwel16421@aol.com 2 The Old Times June 2014 n t iQ u e s M i n n e s ot a A Minnesota’s First Mall Established 1979 Waterbury Day/Date Beatles Figurines $35.00 each Clock $579.00 Shawnee Sailor Boy Cookie Jar $375.00 IH Pedal Tractor $1,2000.00 Planters Peanut Jar $169.00 Scripto View Lighters $30.00-$80.00 each Willcox Sewing Machine $179.00 Cranberry Opalescent Table Lamps $275.00 each Roseville Persian Bowl $99.00 Index Card File Camillus USMC Combat Knife $358.00 $175.00 Boxed Hydraulic Dump Truck Tonka Toys $250.00 Schwinn Varsity Bicycle 1928 U of M Football Book Sterling Repousse $275.00 $180.00 Brush $49.00 Drop Leaf Side Table $289.00 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 June 2014 The Old Times 3 Statues take collectors on Grand Tour Les Enfants d’ Edouard (The Children of Edward), by Francois Michel Pascal (1810-1882), 1852. Marked Daubrée editeur, designating the foundry. This bronze, a favorite of Passow’s, is in the French Troubadour style, a movement in the 1850s or ’60s depicting young innocent children. England’s child king Edward V and his brother Richard, a poignant historical subject, are reading together. The two children, also called the Princes The Runner. Made by Fonderia Artistica Sabatino in the Tower, were kept in the Tower of London, a Two French Ladies. By de Angelis & Fils in Napoli, Italy. It is unusual in prison, after the death of their father, Edward IV, Georges Vander that it has a mounted seal. Circa 1850-1875. in 1483, supposedly for their protection. However, Straeten (1856-1941), Statue, 18¾ inches h.; base 10½ x 4¾ inches. The they disappeared forever that summer. Belgium. (above & statue is a copy of a Greek original found in the In 1852, Pascal showed the plaster version at right) “Vander Straeten Roman ruins of Herculaneum, the town once the Salon, the official art exhibition of the is one of the more buried, like Pompeii, under ash. The original Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, for famous and prolific Runner is paired with another, one now chasing over a century. Passow has never seen Les Enfants bronze artists, very the other in a museum in Italy. in this size before but has seen a smaller version in much into Art Nouveau This specimen shows off perfectly the a book and a marble version sold online. In the ladies. She is wearing a outstanding characteristic of a good bronze: strands of hair and other details, this statue tri-corn French hat. details rendered by a chiseler. Strands of hair, displays the fine detail of a premier bronze. This statue comes in individual fingers and fingernails, toes and toenails Underneath the statue, a giant bolt is immediately several sizes. Part of the all show up in clear definition. “If you feel his hair, apparent. Passow identified at least four pieces pleasure of a three- you can feel the sharpness. All of that detail is the that had been separately cast, including a main dimensional figure work of a chiseler.” piece, a child’s head, and the stool. comes from viewing it from different angles. former Masonic English gent discussing statues, but other kinds (Photos by Linda Prairie temple, pumping owner Hugh Passow with ephemera and me getting the scoop on kept jumping out at me demanding equal Simpkins) Lantern questions. statues, particularly attention. Statues We took turns, the Grand Tour bronze “Back before we Cont. on page 4 The Tri-State Antiques Trails TriStateAntiquesTrailMap 5/18/2010 An Old Times Antiques Trails Map 19 19 Brookings, SD Marshall 23 Antique Gallery Mall Arlington Lake 71 4 59 Sleepy Eye 324 Main Ave Brookings 14 Benton Linda Simpkins (605)692-4448 / (507)920-7687 81 14 SOUTH DAKOTA MINNESOTA Editor Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm I-29 Walnut Grove 4 Quality Antiques in a friendly setting! 75 Sleepy Eye, MN by Linda Simpkins Sioux Falls, SD Madison EAU CLAIRE, 34 Pipestone 30 Depot Antiques Dakota Plains Antiques 60 200 Oak St WIS.—Entering the & Collectibles Windom (507) 794-5275 three-story Main Street 500 ft. E of I-29 at Exit 73 (Tea, SD) 19 23 91 4 Open year-round by chance or appointment. 59 Galleries Antiques Open Daily / (605)368-9999 86 Historic RR freight depot full of antiques. Emporium, a traveler www.dakplains.com • 115 60 71 Hartford Luverne Worthington Lakefield happily announced Humboldt I-90 I-90 Jackson Estherville, IA he’d been hoping to 42 Sioux Falls 75 86 find a museum in Eau I-229 42 MINNESOTA IOWA Spirit Hwy 9 Antiques Claire, and now he’d 19 Tea 9 9 Lake Highway 9 West (712)362-3709 Sibley 9 Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: Noon-5 hit the jackpot. He I-29 115 60 59 Okoboji Estherville 4,000 sq. ft. of Quality Antiques. stayed hours in the 18 71 Specializing in room-ready oak furniture! 4 The Old Times June 2014 money. “If you had any money, you went and traveled for one to two months in all these countries, and then you bought things and brought them home,” Passow said. Make that a year’s travel for teenager Teddy Roosevelt’s family and others like them. Besides looking for ways to keep their memories of the Grand Tour fresh, travelers in German Shepherds (left), by Charles Paillet (1871- the late 19th and early 1937), France. Signed. Pre-WWI or a little after. 20th centuries wanted 21 inches x 16 inches x 8½ inches. Signed in the souvenirs that would front left corner Ch. Paillet Medaille D’Or. Paillet decorate their homes, won a gold medal for this design at the annual art fuel the imagination, exhibition of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in and spark conversation, Paris, France. This is a lifetime bronze, meaning it so they scattered was cast during the artist’s lifetime and not after beauty, personality, his death. Dogs were one of the artist’s specialties. and stories in the form German Shepherds (above) Passow is as interested in the underside as in the outside of a of statues on tables and statue because it gives more clues about its age. mantels and beside Most turn-of-the-century or older bronzes are cast archways and in several pieces. This one is cast in three; each entryways. In larger dog and the base is cast separately. “These bolts don’t look as old as some. Some have hand-cut Statues nuts that were used to hold things together.” Cont. on page 5/6 Statues The Northwest Lakes Cont. from page 3 had T.V. and all that Antiques Trails visual clutter, statuary was a much bigger thing in people’s lives,” An Old Times Antiques Trail Map said Passow, who with his wife, Marcella, has DETROIT LAKES been in the antiques business for 40 years. Detroit Lakes SuLaine’s Antique Mall And in an era before 603 Hwy 10 E every tourist had a (218) 844-6830/SuLainesAntiques.com camera, statues also Mon-Sat 10-5:30; Sun 12-5 took the place of Facebook.com/SulainesAntiques pictures and home LINCOLN movies. Fergus The demand for Falls Garage Sale Antiques statues of all sizes was <- exan Hwy 10 at Lincoln, by AOK Engines Al - M dr big. Tourism in Europe, oo ia - Lincoln (218) 575-2765 • Mon-Sat 10-5 rh 4 the Middle East, and ea 5 m Sun 12-4 (Closed Wed, Oct-Mar) d - 4 i. - 6mi S of Motley / 20mi N of Little Falls northern Africa became 5 m -> i. big business as the U.S. Fergus Falls and the British Empire Collectors Corner Lincoln Avenue Antiques Exit 55 Antiques grew and 221 W Lincoln (Riverfront Square) 221 W Lincoln (Riverfront Square) Off I-94, exit 55 at County Rd 1 industrialization (218) 736-2210 (218) 998-4224 (218) 998-3088 spawned a middle class Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian or The Fisher Boy, by Mon-Fri 10-5; Sat 9:30-4 Mon-Fri 10-5; Sat 9:30-4 Open Every Day - 10am - 5pm eager to experience the Francois Rude, produced by Barbedienne in Paris. 3 Rooms + Hallway & thrift! OPEN YEAR ROUND. Closed Sun. Fun, fabulous treasures! world and spend Circa 1850s. This is an original bronze casting by the Barbedienne foundry, the best foundry in France at the time and one of the longest running. Rude was the first artist the foundry worked with Moorhead B ud ’ s B arn starting in 1843. The seal reads A’Collas reduction. That meant not only that it was a replica of a 10222 State Highway 29 bigger, already famous image but that the foundry was using a method it had invented of producing Antique Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 A One-Owner Antique Shop the statue in various sizes. Mall OPEN Furniture • Glassware • Tools STOP Decoys • Toys • Redwing for IN Early Jan Watson’s YEAR ROUND “Quality Antiques Mon - Sat, 11 - 5 (218) 338-6166 Speci-bird OFF BROADWAY ANTIQUES als! uniquely displayed” Sunday, 12 - 5 Located On State Highway 29 15 mi North of Alexandria or 3 mi South of Parkers Prairie, MN “An Old Friends Cottage” A creative mix of country, cottage, gi fts, antique s OPEN antiques, & seasonal decor. & vintage home Two Great Malls - One Convenient Location acce s s orie s 11,000 sq ft • 80+ Vendors www.MoorheadAntiqueMall.com Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm Crrked Wiiow OPEN 10 to 6 • 7 days • 218-287-1313 • 521 Sinclair Lewis Ave 2811 SE Main Ave, Moorhead 1 1 1 8 1 C o u nt y Ro a d 8 2 S E , O s a k i s , M N 5 6 3 6 0 Sauk Centre, MN . 320-351-7700 I-94 Eastbound exit 2A • I-94 Westbound exit 2B 3 2 0 - 8 5 9 - 3 624 w w w . Cr o o k e d W i l l o w . n e t June 2014 The Old Times 5 Antiquarian book lovers gather for annual sale --PRESS RELEASE held Friday, June 27 states will be offering Saturday admis- SAINT PAUL, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. antiquarian, rare, and sion, $5. MINN.—The Midwest and Saturday, June 28 fine books, maps, Parking, free. Antiquarian Book- from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ephemera and other For information, sellers Association in the Progress Building paper collectibles in call 651-290-0700 or announces its 24th at the Minnesota State many fields. log on to www.tcarbf. Annual Twin Cities Fair Grounds. Friday opening com Antiquarian & Rare Dozens of dealers night admission, $7, Book Fair 2014 to be from over a dozen covers Saturday. 08-11-08 The Prairie Potholes Antiques Trails Richmond Belgrade An Old Times Antiques23Trail 22 Map Cold Spring 71 Paynesville Eden Valley 34 9 9 Park 55 Watkins Lost & Found Rapids ke Height 200 State St. N (Highways 55 & 22) Long La of Land Benson Lake Eden 104 New 4 Valley (320) 453-5678 Toad London Detroit Lake 12 10 3 Mon-Sat 9:30 - 5:30 3 Lakes 34 10 It’s Worth The Drive! 27 Spicer 22 Paynesville Long Lake Antiques Detroit Lake Willmar 12 Litchfield The Antique Cellar 305 Augusta Ave 22 (320) 243-7605 7 Days/wk: Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 • Raymond 71 71 Closed Mondays Jan-Apr. We Buy! 10 59 23 Montevideo 7 Little Pine Lake Clara City Spicer Belltower Antique Mall Big Pine Lake Perham 118 Lake Ave N Granite 4 22(320)796-5515 Falls 108 Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 Dent 25 Dealers. Star Lake 212 Granite FallsRush Raymond 212 Willmar Mercury. An early 19th century casting; the Lake Prairie Mercantile Simply Vintage Antiques L&J’s Antiques Long Lake Antiques original by J. Pigalle was done in the 1700s. “See Buchanan 110 E U.S. Lake 212 • (320) 564-9094 209 Cofield St • (320) 894-0291 614 Benson Ave SW 8879 Long Lake Road this line around his neck? And you can see the line 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) faintly around his upper arm. That means his Otter Tail Lake FLEA MARKETS: May through September Thurs & Fri: 10-5 • Sat: 10-1 10 (320) 894-4869 For Appointments (320) 235-1322 head and arms were cast separately. That is a 2nd Sat. & Sun. - NO CHARGE to set-up Vintage • Antiques • Repurposed Open Saturdays - 10:30 -5:00 Tues-Sun 10am-5pm; Closed Mon good thing. That means they are older and better.” American The Central Lakes Antiques Trails 210 Fergus Falls Breweriana Exit 54 210 West Battle Lake Association Exit 57 An Old Times Antiques Trail Map 35 71 holds show 29 in Dubuque 78 46 22 Eagle Bend Exit 67 --PRESS RELEASE Parkers Prairie Clarissa DUBUQUE, Alexandria IOWA—The American Ashby Lake Christina Browerville Parkers Prairie Breweriana Association 59 94 (ABA) is holding its Yesterday’sPelican Lake Bud’s Barn Antiques 55 517 Broadway St. Lake 15 mi. N of Alex. on Hwy. 29 annual beer collectibles Exit 77 (320) 762-8990 Miltona (218) 338-6166 show at 4th and Main Mon-Fri: 9-6; Sat: 9-5:30; Sun: 12-4 Exit 82 Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 in Dubuque, Elbow Iowa, Lake OPEN YEAR79 ROUND. Ida OPEN YEAR ROUND. Lake Long from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lake 29 Prairie 27 on Saturday, June 14 in Now & Then Antique Mall Carlos the Five Flags Center at 601 Broadway St. Geneva Lake Long Prairie (320) 763-6467 Lake the Holiday Inn Darling 54 Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: 12-4 Lake PasTime Antiques Exit 97 Osakis Dubuque. A raffle will YEAR-ROUND Mall of 4 Floors 27 be held at 1 p.m. Alexandria 314 First Ave. North Osakis (320) 732-4800 Admission,Hermanfree. Past & Present Home27 Exit 103 Open Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm 71 The ABA is also Gallery Lake Mary Exit 114 3 blks East of Hwy 71 on Hwy 27 holding its annual five- 55 619 Broadway St. • (320) 759-2300 29 28 www.PasTime-Antiques.com day meeting beginning Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: 12-4 114 Maple Lake OPEN YEAR ROUND. Tuesday, June 10. 94 Sauk Centre Members will spend a 9 Lake Reno Sauk Centre day at the National Viking Antiques Lowry 28 Exit 127 Off Broadway Antiques Brewery Museum and Viking Plaza Mall, 3015 S. Hwy 29 521 Sinclair Lewis Ave (701) 730-0101 Exit 131 Melrose (320) 351-7700 Library. Other events Mon-Fri: 10-5; Sat: 10-6; Sun 11-5 Memoryville OPEN Tues-Sat: 10-5 Glenwood Albany include home tours, a Alexandria’s Newest Antique Mall! 114 Freeport Jan Watson’s Back Again! Minhas Brewery tour, Starbuck 71 4 and an awards banquet. 28 For more informa- Glenwood Morris Lake Minnewaska Osakis tion, visit www. Vintage House Antiques Crooked Willow Blast From the Past Grandpa’s Attic & Gifts Antiques Osakis americanbreweriana. 701 N Franklin 11181 Cty Rd 82 SE (6 mi. E of Alex.) 125 Central Hwy 27 (Nokomis St.) & 1st Ave 26 West Main • (320) 859-3200 org or call John (320)634-3618•(320)491-7752 (320) 859-3620 • CrookedWillow.net (320) 859-450055 (320) 766-0394 Open Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm Mon - Sat: 9:30-5 (Closed Tues) Spring 2014 - Month of May OPEN Mon-Sat 10-5 YEAR ROUND! OPEN DAILY 10-5 YEAR ROUND! Opening Saturday, May 10th Weatherhead at 678- Sun: 11-4 Thurs-Sat: 10-5 (or by Appt.) Antiques, collectibles, 2nd hand. Les Kouba prints / Used4furniture for their 28th Season! Stop In! 427-9512. 6 The Old Times June 2014 Statues Cont. from page 5 homes, life-sized pairs often appeared at the foot of staircases or on either side of a fireplace. Craftsmanship is what really sets what Passow calls a Grand Tour bronze apart. Bronzes were usually cast in more than one part and bolted A Goth, a Germanic together. The separation madman, made of into several parts spelter (above and enabled the artist to detail, right). “You can construct a more see the thinness, you intricate design. Liquid can see how they pour bronze was poured into them.” The painted a mold through sprues finish is not the original. and eventually The base is too modern hardened. When the a wood to be original, and it would have been mold and sprues were black. “It is remarkable removed, the solid to find his sword, and Hebe, the Greek goddess of youth, feeds her figure emerged with father, Zeus, in the form of an eagle. Plaster the wings on top of the statues like this one were popular from about 1875 helmet are usually to 1900. Hebe and a complementary figure might Statues gone; they are really have appeared on either side of a fireplace or Cont. on page 7 easy to snap off.” staircase. Spend a Day with Us Antiquing in the Brainerd Lakes Area! For a FREE 2014 Guide & Map - Fresh off the Press e-mail: asebasky@arvig.net Start the 2h8 Season Right! es • t ops! es u B ntiq s Art Deco clock, spelter deer, stone base, mid to late 1920s. Clock-statue pairs like this were popular in A hop S s the early 20th century. “I had five of them that were dogs. It was a whole big collection that came out of Florida. They don’t show up much anymore.” Crow Wing Antiques Deerwood, MN Pine Cone website: DeerwoodAntiques.com judge a book “Don’t 10 West Main • Crosby, MN You’ve heard... by its 218-546-2769 cover...” We may look like a small shop... (Brainerd Lakes Area) American Art Pottery Antiques & Art 23650 Forest Rd • Deerwood, MN 56444 Mission and BUT... Come in and be wonderfully ~ 100s of Quality Arts & Crafts Pieces WINTER suprised by how big we are! HOURS 3,500 Sq. Ft. of Antiques, • Roseville Stickley Oct 15-Jun15 Collectibles, & Books WED thru SAT Good Quality - Well Priced! • Weller Limbert 11 am - 5 pm A Multi-Dealer Shop! 2 Levels! • UND Roycroft • Rookwood • Newcomb & More i s toric & Unique Crosby • Saturday Evening it H , MN Lodge & Cabin Decor Vis Dealer Space Girls (Old Hickory) Native American Available • Redwing & Crocks Artifacts Antique Capital of The Lakes Area • Hull Antique, Vintage Lamps www.hallett-abbey.com & Lighting OPEN YEAR Original Art: Local to International ROUND! 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Using heat, the glossiness of the patina. surface down, artist applied a chemical Bronzes were the smoothing it, and that produced an acidic adding the stunning or chemical reaction. Statues details for which Almost all bronzes Cont. on page 8 Another 6 Weeks of Savings! 30-50% off May 30-July 5 COOKBOOKS 50% off 1920’s–present: hardcover, softcover, church, pamphlets - over 250 LIFE MAGAZINES 50% off 1937-1980’s - 400+ issues POSTCARDS 30% off MN towns, state views, holiday, printed, linen, real photo 10,000 with over 1,500 MN MAPS/TRAVEL 30% off Plat maps, road maps, state maps, travel brochures, roadside attractions VINTAGE MN 30% off State-related books, maps, postcards, brochures, guides ANTIQUE/VINTAGE PRINTS 40% off Framed, unframed, bookplates, originals, etchings PAPER COLLECTOR 26 North 7th Ave, St. Cloud, MN 56303 (Downtown - across from the courthouse) M-F 9:30 -6
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