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Never better Breaking news! Real collectors ...page 13 ... page 16 ... page 19 1990-2015 Old Ti www.TheOldTimes.com 25 The me P.O. Box 411 s Sauk Centre, MN th 56378…
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Never better Breaking news! Real collectors ...page 13 ... page 16 ... page 19 1990-2015 Old Ti www.TheOldTimes.com 25 The me P.O. Box 411 s Sauk Centre, MN th 56378 Anniversary FREE! The Premier Journal of Antiques & At all the best Antiques Shops and Shows Collectibles in the Midwest Section One Vol. 25 No. 8 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • August 2015 Route 66 Remembering “the mother road” Mom collected this matchbook from The Town House Restaurant in Elk City, Okla. Mom saved postcards, matchbooks, and/or a matchcover from five of the eight states along the route; she’s missing California, Illinois, and Kansas. Route 66 Kansas cards are rare. because the highway went through only12.8 miles of the Sunflower State. U.S Highway 66, coined “the mother road” by John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wrath, opened in 1926, connecting Chicago to Los Angeles. In 2005, when Mom discovered I was collecting Route 66 postcards, she sent me this map card. (Photos by Virginia Broich unless otherwise noted.)  by Virginia Broich To matchbook MINNEAPOLIS, MINN--My mom Be Our Guest collectors, a combo is a matchcover paired with always said, “If you any other form of have a postcard or advertising from the matchbook, we went same establishment. there.” She collected Mom saved both a matchcover and a these treasures during postcard from the Tewa our family trip across Motor Lodge in Route 66 in our Buick Albuquerque, N.M., Roadmaster to visit my where we stayed in paternal grandparents 1953. The lodge opened in California in 1953. Virginia Broich in 1946 and was placed Guest Columnist on the National Route 66 Register of Historic Cont. on page 3 Places in 1998. reat Friends Don’t Miss the th 24 Annual www.CambridgeAntiqueFair.com Come Shop the Best Antique Fair of H of An UNDRE G the Summer!! tiq DS CAMBRIDGE ANTIQUE FAIR (763) 434-6664 or Indoorsues Deale kwel16421@aol.com & Ou r tside s! Gre Aug. 1 st & 2 nd, 2015 EARLAdY BUmiss ion 6. - Kids 12 $ YERS - FRIDAY $20 - Goand under FREE 00 at F i n d s od for the weekend! Sat. 8 am-5 pm • Sun. 9 am-4 pm 2 The Old Times August 2015 n t iQ u e s M i n n e s ot a A Minnesota’s First Mall Established 1979 Sand & Gravel Steel Truck $77.00 Pyro Army Set $275.00 Roseville Mostique Vase $185.00 Pakistan Scale $250.00 Structo Flavor-Kist Semi Truck $295.00 Cowboy Hat with 15 Silver Peace Dollars $399.00 Kosta Boda Vase $58.00 Case Select Pocket Knife $80.00 Ornate Mirror $389.00 Cut Glass Basket $55.00 Halls Stacking Set $76.00 5 Cameos $155.00 Budweiser Guitar Neon Sign Violin and Case $95.00 Rooster Weathervane $95.00 $429.00 Curio Cabinet $689.00 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 August 2015 The Old Times 3 Left, above and below: The De Anza Motor Lodge was named for Lieutenant Colonel Juan Batista de Anza, the Spanish governor of New Mexico from 1778- 1789. The back of this postcard boasts that each room has its very own telephone. Here are two postcard views of the motor lodge. The color photo my mom collected, and the sepia- toned card was bought at a postcard show for $6. Mom collected came from a Springfield, Mo., motel called Rock View Court. The The birth of the Boyer Missouri Travel & Hotel Court preceded Tourism website touts use of the word motel. Springfield as the At this point, the Wrath, his Pulitzer birthplace of Route 66. expression hotel court Route 66 Prize winning novel was a change from Cont. from page 1 On April 30, 1926, tourist court but had not about a family who “officials first proposed yet evolved into the We got our own taste of packed everything into the name of the new word motel, according “the mother road,” the their car and migrated Chicago-to-Los My mom used the 1935 Duncan Hines’ guidebook to the website, Route 66 name for Route 66 to California during the Adventures in Good Eating to select restaurants as University and made famous by John Great Depression. Route 66 we traveled along Route 66. Hines (1880-1959) was Souvenir Gallery. Steinbeck in Grapes of The first postcard Cont. on page 5 a traveling salesman turned restaurant critic. Spend A Day With Seven Unique Country Shops located just a 3 in the 4 short drive from the 1 • Lester metro... Prairie There’s 4 16 noT a Savage • beTTer Cologne 13 way T o 12 “s p e n d a 14 d ay !!” 15 17 The 2 Plato Pines-n-Tiques 64 SHAKOPEE, MN 6 How Quaint 1 Come in to the Treasure Chest . . . Vintage & Collectibles Treasure Shed An intriguing assemblage of wares - TREASURE CHEST Antique • Vintage • Primitive 1170 Hwy 7 E • Hutchinson, MN 55350 MODERN - ANTIQUE - RUSTIC ANTIQUES 952-465-3887 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK REFINED - SALVAGED www.How-Quaint.com Mon. - Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 12-5 is in the BARN! Antiques • Collectibles • Primitives Open 4 days a month - 12 dealers under Glassware & Lots of Treasures one roof and a yard packed full! • Aug 20, 21, 22, & 23 • • • 55+ Dealers • • (320) 238-2579 Stop in & Visit our ‘Back Yard’! 9676 Babcock Ave. S. Open: Mon-Thurs: 10:30-1 • Fri-Sun: 10-5 A GREAT selection of garden & outdoor items! (1 mi S of 212 on Cty 81) • Sep 17, 18, 19, & 20 • Plato, MN 55370 115 1st Street E. • Jordan, MN 55352 Open EARLY at 9:00am Thurs - Sat (320) 587-7770 Wed.-Sat. 11-5, Sun. 12-5 Saundra Schaitberger (952)492-5005 Thurs: 9-7 • Fri: 9-6 • Sat: 9-5 • Sun: 11-4 Facebook.com/TreasureShed pinesntiques@embarqmail.com Radio Tubes & Tube Testing • Dennis & Rose 714-1st Ave E (Hwy 101) • Shakopee Keep up with the latest 3 Norm's Antiques 5 An old-fashioned multi-dealer shop 67 Antiques news and views! 421 Louisa St., • Hamburg, MN We buy, sell and consign (Located 1/2 block S of Baseball Park SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 1-1/2 blocks N of the Post Office) Member Minnesota Antique Network www.minnesotaantiquenetwork.com for just $20/year (952) 467-3527 Interesting and informative articles! The most up-to-date antiques information. Fall Open HOuse ~ Open ~ The best MAPS to antiques shops in the AUG 15 - SEP 7 • M-Sat. 9-5; Sun. 12-5 Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm nOrm’s (After that by chance or appointment) Upper Midwest! 400+ Pieces of Roseville 218 Water St. Kathy: 612-916-9467 Call Paul at (320) 351-6399 or email him Plus Other Glass & Pottery, Jordan, MN 55352 Chris: 612-669-8818 at: Paul@TheOldTimes.com (Located in LB Antiques) “Like” us on facebook Breweriana, & Other Antiques 4 The Old Times August 2015 Rush to Rochester’s Olmstead County Fairgrounds is on! --PRESS RELEASE through Sunday, said Kae Townsend. and Playtime Kitchen ROCHESTER, August 16. The That quality, she Items. Neal will be MINN.—Townsend fairgrounds are located promises, can be found exhibiting and have Promotions is proud to at the intersection of in an inexhaustible copies of their books in announce the 43rd Highway 63 South and myriad of artifacts both Graham Arena West. annual summer Gold 16th Street S.E. in indoors in nine Hours are 8 a.m. to Rush, a vintage and Rochester, Minn. buildings and outdoors 4 p.m. Saturday and antique show and flea “What makes Gold on 52 acres of Sunday. Friday is market, to be held at the Rush so special is the fairgrounds. dealer set-up day, open Olmsted County consistent quality and New to the show: from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fairgrounds from unique merchandise Neal Punchard, author Parking, $5. Food Friday, August 14 presented by dealers,” of Daisy Air Rifles and vendors available. B.B. Guns, Art of the For show Switchblade, and information, call 507- Switchblades of Italy. 269-1473 or 641-832- Dan and Nancy Taylor of Rochester, Minn., can Lorraine Punchard, 2700,. or log onto be trusted to bring a wide variety of furniture to author of Playtime www.townsend the midway at the Olmstead County Fairgrounds. Pottery and Porcelain antiqueshows.com Buffalo Lake 302 Oak St • Farmington, MN 651-463-3401 3 ings B d ! Peddler www.VintageMarketplace.org u i l An Occasional Shop FU LL Located in Downtown Antique furniture, primitives, crocks, Farmington, MN glassware, pottery, lighting, August 2015 Main Events and much more! TWO FANTASTIC WEEKENDS FOR YOUR SHOPPING PLEASURE! Thurs-Sun, August 20th-23rd 1988 135th Street Thurs-Sun, August 27th-30th Fairmont, MN Thurs, Fri, & Sat: 10am - 6pm • Sun: 11am - 4pm Located 1.5 mi. W of I-90 & Hwy 15 on blacktop - Frontage Rd County 32. To be sure Be sure to Like Us on PLEASE CALL AHEAD! • 507.236.2625 • we’re open! Antiquing in South-Central Minnesota Lonsdale • St. Peter New Ulm Including Janesville, Mankato, Sleepy Eye Mankato Janesville New Ulm, Rapidan, St. Peter, Rapidan Waseca Sleepy Eye, and Waseca MANKATO ST. PETER OPEN Wed-Sat St. Nick’s Antiques 11-5 41214 - 436th St. • St. Peter, MN (Hwy. 99 west of st. Peter 6mi rigHt on Co. rd 13 for 2-1/2mi rigHt on 436tH street 1/4mi) 507-931-4180 Hours: 615 South Front Street Wed-Fri 11-5 • Sat 11-4 507-345-7551 Fairmont • 10,000 sq. ft.! A large selection of glass, porcelain, pottery, furniture, jewelry, pictures, Sun Noon- 5 Antiques • Collectibles lamps, books, primitives & more. Memorabilia • Twins for Bobble-heads sale. NEW ULM RAPIDAN MANKATO MANKATO ANTIQUES Old Town Vintage * Retro * Records * Watkins * Aprons Broad Street * Quilts * Rugs * Furniture * Jewelry Aug 20 - 23 Melissa & Doug Toy’s ® * Occasional Antiques & Mercantile PLUS Sale Dates Sep 17 - 20 521 N. Riverfront Dr. Antiques September 13, 14 & 15 Thu, Fri, Sat: 10&- 22 5 •vintage • home decor • gifts September 20, 21 Sun: 1 - 4 Mankato, MN 56001 • upcycled • repurposed • furniture (507) 386-0600 Thursday-Saturday 28 N Minnesota St. Other times 10 am - 4open pm by •Country Chic paint retailer Chance or Appointment! All in a Historic Building in a Charming Neighborhood. Other times by chance 507-278-4808 New Ulm, MN 56073 Cell: 507-278-4808 507-340-5794 A Lovely Collection of or appointment HOURS: 1434 N. Broad St., Mankato M-T-Th-Fri.-Sat. 11-5:30 Alocated unique multi-dealer shop Cell: 507-340-5794 • Handcrafted items (507) 359-1090 19075 19075Rapidan Ave., Serving Avenue Rapidan Light • Gifts Lunch • Antiques in the heart of Old 507-291-5528 Downtown Rapidan, Rapidan56001 Many Sun. 1-4 • Closed Wed. Town that unites the Mon.-Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 12-4 Downtown andnewDesserts “old” items! Wed - Sat 11-5 pm, Sun. 12-4 pm * * Dishes * it takes two present with the past. C ards ® Handiwork * SLEEPY EYE YOUR TOWN HERE JANESVILLE WASECA Ms. Mac's Antiques Buying & Selling Quality antiQueS Open 7 Days a Week eState Buying & Moving Service There’s Always Room for • M-F 10-5 Depot Antiques One More Shop in 100 North Main Street • Sat 9-5 A Historic RR Freight Depot full of antiques! The Old Times! Janesville, MN 1101 N. State St. • Sun 12-4 Call or email for information: (507) 317-2457 Waseca, MN 56093 (507) 835-4000 Paul Post - (320) 492-6399 Wed thru Sat: 10:30am - 4:30pm a DestinatiOn shOp! 5,000 sq. ft. Of shOpping! OPEN YEAR-ROUND by Chance or Appointment. Paul@TheOldTimes.com An “ever-changing” variety of Collectibles • Antiques • Home Decor 200 Oak Street (507) 794-5275 country and primitives uniquely Sleepy Eye, MN 56085 (507) 766-1961 The Old Times Gifts Doug Pelzel, Owner PO Box 411 • Sauk Centre, MN 56378 displayed in a century-old building. Like us on facebook! For Info. Write: Marigold Days Antique Show P.O. Box 202 • Mantorville, MN 55955 e-mail: rruport@kmtel.com • www.MarigoldDays.com Phone: 507-635-3551 August 2015 The Old Times 5 Route 66 Cont. from page 3 Angeles highway. In 50 th Annual Held Outdoors in Riverside Park Marigold Days 1938, Route 66 became the first completely paved transcontinental highway in America. . . stretching from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Coast.” Today ANTIQUE & FLEA MARKET Springfield has preserved traces of its Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 12 & 13, 2015 history in the Route 66 Information Center. A matchbook was a MANTORVILLE, MN Matchcover collectors are called phillumenists. first-class, free souvenir. Mom saved two gems Antique Dealers Wanted. They shuck matchbooks by prying open the staple from the Town House For Info. Write: Marigold Days Antique Show to remove the matches. Mom saved these Restaurant in Elk City, P.O. Box 202 • Mantorville, MN 55955 matchcovers from two separate Best Westerns Phone: 507-635-3551 along Route 66 where our family stayed, one in Route 66 e-mail: rruport@kmtel.com • www.MarigoldDays.com Amarillo, Texas, the other in Winslow, Ariz. Cont. on page 8 Antiquing with the Original Pioneers in Gold Rush Country Harmony Follow the I-35 /Hwy 52 / I-90 Loop Minnesota Iowa Minnesota Iowa NORTHFIELD CANNON FALLS ZUMBROTA ORONOCO Antiques of northfield MeMory Maker aNtiqueS 416 S. Division • Northfield, MN 350 22nd St. - Zumbrota (507) 732-5321 507-664-9599 Specializing in investment-quality antiques. 30+ DeaLerS — oPeN DaiLy Open 7 Days A Week Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30 • Sun 12:00-5:30 M-Sat 11-6, Th 11-8, Sun 12-5 31284 64th Avenue Path Located Twin Cities- 40 mi. Red Wing- 23 mi. hN (Closed Mondays - December - March) (In the Cannon Valley Mall) behind Hwy 52 - Oronoco • (Exit # 64-follow signs) 52 58 • Zumbrota Come to see the Largest Collection of Mon-Sat: 10:30-5:30 McDonalds Memory Maker Antiques (507) 367-2600 1950’s Television Lamps in the World! Sun: Noon-5:00 Hours: 60 52 SPECIALIzING IN quALITY ANTIquES 507-263-5045 May 1 - Dec 1: Faribault- 29 mi. Rochester- 23 mi. Stay for the great retro and antique goodies. open Daily: Mon-Sat: 10-5 • Sun: Noon-4 & COLLECTIBLES fOR EvERYONE FARIBAULT CANNON FALLS MANTORVILLE ROCHESTER Under New old rooster Keepers OPEN General Management! DAILY Line of • Antiques & antiques ANTIQUE STORE 50 Dealers Collectibles 106 N. Broadway rochester, MN 55906 507-287-6228 224 Central Avenue • Faribault, MN OPEN DAILY 507-334-7673 1161 4th Street S • Cannon Falls, MN 55009 Multi-dealer shop offering a wide Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm • Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm Midway between Rochester & the Twin Cities. Sun. 11am - 6pm A Complete Line of General Antiques East of Hwy. 52 on County 24 Blvd., then selection of quality merchandise Over 20 quality dealers featuring “Victorian to Vintage” Phone: 507-635-5554 Furniture HOURS: N. on 4th St. 3/4 mile. Next to John Deere. 416 N. Main St. Basement pottery, glassware, stoneware, china, furniture, doll repair, Monday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm (507) 263-0352 Mantorville, MN 55955 www.MantorvilleSquare.com Now Open! & lamp parts. ALBERT LEA AUSTIN RACINE, MN HARMONY Antiques of the Midwest Antiques and Collectibles Olde Tyme Antiques ANTIQUE MANOR EvEry Day a SaLE Day! 135 Booths offering a selection of Featuring a wide variety 50422 262nd Street • Austin, MN W ed - F ri : 10 am - 4 pm 90,000 items of genuine antiques 507-437-3343 or 507-438-7070 ~ S at , m on , & t ueS C all F irSt ~ offered by multiple dealers Hours - By Chance or appointment Closed Sundays Open Daily Hours Call first to make sure we’re open! • 507-378-7300 • 10am -5pm Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm • Sun Noon - 4pm (Closed Mondays - December - March) Directions: 4 mi. N of Austin on Hwy 218 to 301 Hwy 63 S • Racine, MN 55967 50 Industrial Blvd NE Phone: (507) 377-8212 • (507) 456-3699 After 262nd St., then 2.5 mi west. Watch for signs. Front Door Parking 507-888-6660 Hours 15 minutes S of Rochester on Hwy #63 OR 218 S Washington Ave • Albert Lea, MN Visit www.OldeTymeAntiques.com I-90 Exit 209A then 5 mi S on Hwy #63 www.GenerationsOfHarmony.com 6 The Old Times August 2015 There’s Come do AU ONLINE ONLY Sheriff Auction 130 lots of gold & silver jewelry, watches & more! CLOSES AUG. 12th! BID NOW! Be sure to Stop and Visit ALL OF PICK UP YOUR ITEMS THESE GREAT SHOPS Along the Way! WHEN YOU COME TO GOLD RUSH! American Antiques - 19th to 20th Century Lighting, Jewelry, Auctioneering Service, Consulting, and Restorations 22 - 3rd St. SW Rochester, MN 55902 (507) 289-8049 kruesel@msn.com www.kruesel.com What a Rush! Stop by on your way to GOLD RUSH 2015 and Discover Hidden Find THOUSANDS of Treasures “Golden” Antique Opportunities... No Need to RUSH With Our Extended GOLD RUSH Hours: at Country Side Antique THURSDAY-SATURDAY • 9am - 8pm SUNDAY • 9am - 5pm Mall in Cannon Falls! Always Serving Popcorn, Coffee & Cookies! Stop in on the way to or from Gold Rush, and enjoy sifting through two floors of antique OPEN Thora Mae’s treasures! EXTENDED e t s B e t t e r E ve ry Year! G GOLD RUSH HOURS New Space... AUGUST 13 - 16 w Items... Thurs. - Sat., 9-8; Sun., 9-6 Hundreds of Ne e our Come in and se m.” Roo “New Furniture LL! It’s PACKED FU Stop In and Check Us Out! Country Side Antique Mall 1161 4th Street South (Next to John Deere Implement) 31284 64th Avenue Path • Cannon Falls, MN 55009 • (507) 263-5045 See us on Facebook! Cannon Falls, MN. 507-263-0352 www.ThoraMaesAntiques.com See us on the web at: Directions: From Hwy 52 take the County 24 Blvd. exit then go east . www.csamantiques.com At the 4th Street roundabout go north on 4th street about 1 mile . You’ll find us on the west side of the road in the Cannon Valley Mall. August 2015 The Old Times 7 GOLD in Southeast Minnesota! own & find some for yourself! THE ORIGINAL OLMSTED COUNTY UGUST 13th-16th Old Rooster Antiques Welcomes Gold Rush shoppers and dealers! GOLD RUSH ANTIQUE SHOW and FLEA MARKET 106 N Broadway • Rochester, MN 55906 Right Downtown Rochester - Plenty of parking in back! ROCHESTER, MN • FAIRGROUNDS 507-287-6228 MOn-FRi: 10am-6pm • SAt-Sun: 10am-5pm August 14 , 15 , & 16 th th th Buildings & grounds open 8am to 6pm • Free admission/parking $5 Over 20 dealers of Quality Antiques. America’s #1 Shopping Market New Mark your calendars NOW for GOLD RUSH 2016! CHECK OUT Our Furniture Basement is now OPEN. Vendors May 13, 14, 15, 2016 • Aug 19, 20, 21, 2016! OUR NEW Welcome! Inside: 10’ X 14’ starting at $110 Shop TWO FANTASTIC WEBSITE! Outside: 15’ X 20’ $70 641-832-2700 or 507-269-1473 • www.TownsendAntiqueShows.com SHOWS on ay Friday, Saturday & Sund ANTIQUE MANOR Racine, Minnesota Gold Rush August 3rd -15th 15%, 25%, & 50% ClearanCe 10am - 5pm room All 12 days! Closed OFF STOREWIDE! 75% Sunday oFF! 301 Hwy 63 S • Racine, MN • 507-378-7300 15 Minutes South of Rochester on Hwy 63 Special extended Gold RuSh houRS • Outside Flea Market - Gold Rush Weekend • Stop in & check out the great selection of antiques & collectibles we have to offer. You won’t be disappointed! AuGust 13 - 16 Thursday, August 13 • 9:30am - 7pm Friday & Saturday, August 14 & 15 • 8:00am - 7pm Sunday, August 16 • 9:30am - 5:30pm oRonoco, Mn - hwy. 52 (exit 64) then West; turn right at caseys to Mom’s MeMory Maker (507) 367-2600 Specializing in aNtiqueS Investment-quality Antiques. Regular Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm • Sun: Noon - 4pm Hours: Twin Cities- 40 mi. Red Wing- 23 mi. Mon.-sat. 350 22nd St. - Zumbrota, MN 52 58 hN 9:30-5:30 (507) 732-5321 • Zumbrota sunday Stop in on your way to or from Gold Rush! Memory Maker Antiques 12-5:30 We’re located just west of Hwy 52 60 52 at the Zumbrota exit (behind McDonalds)! Rochester- 23 mi. Easy off / easy on - AND WORTH THE STOP! Faribault- 29 mi. 8 The Old Times August 2015 Cline’s Corners created a map for their matchcover. There is an important distinction between a matchbook and a matchbook cover.The matchbook Wilder’s, founded in includes all the matches in it. When the matches are eliminated, the flattened 1929, has morphed piece of light cardboard is called a matchcover. Most collectors collect from the seafood matchcovers because they are easier to store and have less risk of damage. restaurant we visited in Cline’s Corners still exists today along Interstate 40 (once Route 66). the 1950s to a steakhouse today, HASTINGS Although the res
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