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Shows, openings, Conventional anniversaries Sure thing joys ... Lotsa pages ... page 11 ... page 13 FREE! At all the BEST www.TheOldTimes.com Antiques P.O. Box 411 Shops and Sauk Centre, MN Shows! 56378 Section One Vol. 26 No. 8 • “Vintage, Collectible, & Antique Wonders” • August 2016 “Pets are welcome” at the Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair, which took place at the Progress Center on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds. Book lovers and ephemera of all kinds crept into the book fair. by Jim Cihlar kind of collectible ST. PAUL, MINN.- book: signed first -For two days every editions of literary summer, the Twin masterpieces; vintage Cities Antiquarian & pulp paperback novels; Rare Book Fair draws Minnesota and booksellers and Midwestern regional collectors from all history books; deluxe corners of the country art and photography to the Minnesota State books; gardening Fairgrounds. Marking books; comic-book art its 26th year in 2016, the books and graphic fair brought together novels; young adult more than 50 dealers There’s a little something for everyone at the book fair—including Folk Erotica: from across the country Book Fair Celebrating Centuries of Erotic Americana. (Photos by Jim Cihlar) who sell virtually every Cont. on page 3 at Friends 100's 2 5 t h G re DEALERS INDOORS o a l CAMBRIDGE ANTIQUE FAIR AND OUTSIDE! Antiqf u ***See full ad on page 12! Ann Aug. 6 th & 7 th , 2016 www.MetroPromos.com Deale ues rs! Gre Sat. 8 am-5 pm • Sun. 9 am-4 pm /CambridgeAntiqueFair at F i n d s (763) 434-6664 or kwel16421@aol.com www.CambridgeAntiqueFair.com 2 The Old Times August 2016 n t iQ u e s M i n n e s ot a A Minnesota’s First Mall Established 1979 Gophers Pinback $125.00 Pachinko Machine $75.00 Revigator Water Cooler Sweet Burley Tobacco Tin $375.00 $159.00 X-2 Tin Space Toy $80 Putman Dyes Display Box $159.00 Oak Office Chair $95.00 Swarovski Wine Flutes $350.00 #445 Lionel Operating Tower in Box $60.00 Lockheed Static Display $69.00 Carved Signed Horn $50.00 Roseville Vase $225.00 Pickard Hand Painted Vase $299.00 Japanese Charger Porsche Dealership Sign Golden Gophers Williams $99.00 $1250.00 Arena Chairs $250.00/pair Dealer Space starting at $25.00 per month 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 2016 The Old Times 3 A collection of Jules Feiffer paperbacks, including Feiffer’s Marriage Manual, The Explainer, and Sick, Sick, Sick: A Guide to Non-Confident Living, all packaged for their protection. Who better to teach us the Cha-cha-cha and the Virginia Reel than Betty White? This paperback, Betty White’s Teen-age Dance The front cover of a first edition of Truman Book, originally sold Capote’s In Cold Blood (above), complete with for thirty-five cents. dust jacket in good condition, conseals the author’s signature (left), which catapults the price to $1000. Book Fair in the Progress Center dollar admission fee Cont. from page 1 building on the covering both days or a fairgrounds. It ran from five-dollar admission novels; classic 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, on Saturday. Children children’s picture and from 10 a.m. to 4 were admitted free, as books; and more. p.m. Saturday. The 2016 fair took Hundreds of people Book Fair place on June 24 and 25 attended, with a seven- Cont. on page 4 Paintings • Prints • Appraisals • Conservation New Orleans Auction galleries A N I N V I TAT I O N T O C O N S I G N W I T H T H E S O U T H ’S P R E E M I N E N T A U C T I O N H O U S E 333 St. Joseph Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 NewOrleansAuction.com | Info@NewOrleansAuction.com| 504.566.1849 (612) 643-0946 • info@hirofineart.com • HiroFineArt.com International Market Square, 275 Market St., Suite #524, MPLS, MN 55405 We are always looking to acquire paintings and sculptures. SOLD: $193,750 SOLD: $23,750 Gustave Loiseau Exceptionally Rare French Carved "Le Port de Dieppe", 1926 Walnut "Maquette Francaise" of an Equestrian, second half 19th century SOLD: $93,480 Rosewood and Marble-Top Center Table, ca. 1840-1850, probably executed by the cabinet shop of Alexander Roux, New York, and after a design by Alexander Jackson Davis LA Auction License AB-363, Steinkamp #1265, Thomas #1833, Eichenwald #1922 25% Buyer’s Premium (3% Discount for Prompt Payments Made by Cash, Check, or Wire) 4 The Old Times August 2016 Art books and children’s books appeal to collectors of illustrated work. Book Fair profession. They are Cont. from page 3 organized by regional, national, and interna- were high school and tional trade organiza- college students with tions, including the school ID. American Bookseller’s Antiquarians—rare Association, or ABAA, booksellers and book which was “founded in collectors—are mem- bers of a venerable Book Fair Sports, Classics, History—this display hints at the range of subjects available and just how organized tradition and a storied Cont. on page 6 and exhaustive some dealers’ collections are. Antiquing in South-Central Minnesota Lonsdale • St. Peter New Ulm Sleepy Eye Including Janesville, Mankato, Mankato Janesville New Ulm, Rapidan, St. Peter, Sleepy Eye, and Waseca Rapidan Waseca MANKATO ST. PETER 507-345-7551 10,000 St. Nick’s Antiques sq. ft.! • 41214 - 436th St. • St. Peter, MN Truman (Hwy. 99 west of st. Peter 6mi rigHt on Co. rd 13 for 2-1/2mi 615 South Front Street • Mankato, Mn 56001 rigHt on 436tH street 1/4mi) Mary & Rick Are Retiring.... 507-931-4180 .... and are selling all of their inventory! Hours: THE RETIREMENT SALE CONTINUES.... Wed-Fri 11-5 • Sat 11-4 Fairmont • 2 5 - 5 0 % O F F S TO R E W I D E Sun Noon- 5 Antiques • Collectibles A u g u s t Ho u r s : We d - S at 1 1 - 5 Memorabilia • Twins for Bobble-heads *Cash or Check Only! sale. NEW ULM RAPIDAN MANKATO MANKATO Vintage * Retro * Records * Watkins * Aprons Old Town Antiques Broad Street * Quilts * Rugs * Furniture * Jewelry ANTIQUES Melissa & Doug Toy’s ® * August 4, 5, & 6 Occasional August Sale11, 12, & 13 Dates & Mercantile Antiques We’re Moving! •vintage • home decor • gifts PLUS Sept. 8,13, September 9, 14 & 10 & 15 September 20, 21 & 22 Sept. 15, 16, & 17 Thursday-Saturday We’ll Be Closed June & July while • upcycled • repurposed • furniture •Country Chic paint retailer 28 N Minnesota St. 10 am - 4 pm 10am ~ 5pm we move to a bigger, better space! All in a Historic Building in a Charming Neighborhood. 507-278-4808 Or by appointment. We’ll Re-Open August 1st at Other times by chance New Ulm, MN 56073 507-278-4808 Cell: Cell:507-340-5794 or appointment 1434 N. Broad St., Mankato 507-340-5794 A Lovely Collection of 405 N Riverfront Dr. (507) 359-1090 19075 Rapidan 19075 Downtown Downtown Ave., Serving RapidanAvenue Rapidan, Rapidan56001 and Light Lunch • Handcrafted items Desserts Mankato, MN 56001 507-291-5528 • Gifts • Antiques Wed - Sat 11-5 pm, Sun. 12-4 pm 507-386-0600 * * Dishes * it takes two * Mon.-Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 12-4 C ards ® Handiwork SLEEPY EYE JANESVILLE WASECA WASECA Buying & Selling Quality antiQueS eState Buying & Moving Service Ms. Mac's Antiques A wonderful Old Barn filled with Open 7 Days a Week • M-F 10-5 Depot Antiques 100 North Main Street Fresh Farm Finds ~ primitives, cottage, • Sat 9-5 A Historic RR Freight Depot full of antiques! Janesville, MN architectural, vintage • Sun 12-4 and garden goods. 1101 N. State St. (507) 317-2457 ~OPEN WEEKLY~ Waseca, MN 56093 (507) 835-4000 Thurs-Sat:10~5 Rain or Shine! Wed thru Sat: 10:30am - 4:30pm Flea Market / Antique Sale OPEN YEAR-ROUND by Chance or Appointment. Saturday, Sept. 24 • 9am-5pm 507-461-0328 An “ever-changing” variety of 200 Oak Street (507) 794-5275 country and primitives uniquely 2412 N State St. New Vendors Welcome! Please ask Sandi Sleepy Eye, MN 56085 (507) 766-1961 Waseca, MN 56093 for details. Doug Pelzel, Owner displayed in a century-old building. Visit us on Facebook! Like us on facebook! August 2016 The Old Times 5 La Crosse shop celebrates 30 years Oronoco set for Gold Rush --PRESS RELEASE followed, as they years. --PRESS RELEASE LA cleaned, scrubbed, The Antique Center ORONOCO, CROSSE,WIS.—The measured out spaces, is open 361 days of the MINN.—All are invited Antique Center of La and came up with a year, closed only on to catch Gold Rush Crosse, Wis., is business model. Today, Easter, Thanksgiving, fever at the annual celebrating 30 years in the shop is still a major Christmas, and New Downtown Oronoco the antiques business. downtown attraction. Year’s Day. Every Gold Rush Days, now Thirty years ago Over the years, effort is made to keep in its fifth decade, in seven antiques lovers more dealers joined the reproductions and new Oronoco, Minn., from dreamed of owning enterprise, expanding items out of the store. Friday, August 19 their own shop. Then retail space to the Last year the through Sunday, Gantert Furniture basement and second Antiques Center guest August 21. The city is The Oronoco Gold Rush began to call their floor, and handwritten book listed visitors proud to bill this as an north of Rochester and is hosting a pancake name. A fixture in receipts gave way to from 43 states and 12 outstanding show, once some 45 minutes south breakfast, and the fire downtown La Crosse computer-generated foreign countries. ranked by Country of the Twin Cities on hall a sandwich shop. for over a century, the ones. What was modern Perched on the Living Magazine among Hwy 52). Hundreds of Families and dogs then vacant building’s for dealers who grew Mississippi River and the nation’s top 12 dealers will fill over a welcome. size and location up in the ’50s and ’60s home to three colleges, antiques shows. thousand booths up and Hours: Friday and begged for an antiques is now vintage to the La Crosse is an easy This free show is down the streets. Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 shop and gave the younger generation. drive from the Twin located along the banks All proceeds help p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. to budding entrepreneurs The treasures coming Cities and an even of the Zumbro River in fund community pro- 2 p.m. For information, courage to sign a lease. out of Grandma’s house easier one from historic Oronoco, jects, including the fire visit goldrushmn.com A flurry of activity have changed over the Rochester, Minn. Minn., (10 minutes department. The VFW or call 507-367-2111. Antiquing with the Original Pioneers in Gold Rush Country NORTHFIELD CANNON FALLS Harmony Antiques of northfield 416 S. Division • Northfield, MN Minnesota Minnesota Iowa Iowa 507-664-9599 Open 7 Days A Week M-Sat 11-6, Th 11-8, Sun 12-5 31284 64th Avenue Path (In the Cannon Valley Mall) Come to see the Largest Collection of 1950’s Television Lamps in the World! Mon-Sat: 10:30-5:30 Sun: Noon-5:00 Follow the I-35 /Hwy 52 / I-90 Loop Stay for the great retro and antique goodies. 507-263-5045 ZUMBROTA CANNON FALLS ORONOCO ROCHESTER Under Old Rooster New MEMORY MAKER OPEN General Line of Management! ANTIQUES DAILY Antiques Antiques 350 22nd St. - Zumbrota • 50 & 106 N. Broadway (507) 732-5321 Dealers Collectibles 30+ DEALERS — OPEN DAILY Rochester, MN 55906 Specializing in Mon-Sat 9:30-5:30 • Sun 12:00-5:30 Investment-quality Antiques. 1161 4th Street S • Cannon Falls, MN 55009 (Closed Mondays - December - March) 507-287-6228 From MN-52 at Zumbrota, take the MN-58 exit and turn Hwy 52 - Oronoco • (Exit # 64-follow signs) MON-FRI: 10am-6pm • SAT-SUN: 10am-5pm south. In 2 blocks take the first right after McDonalds. Midway between Rochester & the Twin Cities. Memory Maker is 2 blocks west on the right. East of Hwy. 52 on County 24 Blvd., then (507) 367-2600 Furniture Over 20 quality dealers featuring N. on 4th St. 3/4 mile. Next to John Deere. pottery, glassware, stoneware, • Summer Hours • Jun 1 - Nov 30 • SPECIALIZING IN QUALITY ANTIQUES Basement china, furniture, doll repair, Open Daily: Mon-Sat: 10-5 • Sun: Noon-4 (507) 263-0352 & COLLECTIBLES FOR EVERYONE Now Open! & lamp parts. MANTORVILLE ALBERT LEA AUSTIN HARMONY Antiques of the Midwest Antiques and Collectibles Olde Tyme Antiques Voted BEST Open Daily Featuring a wide variety 50422 262nd Street • Austin, MN Antique 10-5 of genuine antiques 507-437-3343 or 507-438-7070 Shopping OPEN DAILY offered by multiple dealers Hours - By Chance or appointment Multi-dealer shop offering a wide Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm Hours Call first to make sure we’re open! Sun. 11am - 6pm Antique Mall ~ 135 Booths selection of quality merchandise Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm • Sun Noon - 4pm Directions: 4 mi. N of Austin on Hwy 218 to (Closed Mondays - December - March) 50 Industrial Blvd NE, Harmony, MN 55939 416 N. Main St. Phone: 507-635-5554 262nd St., then 2.5 mi west. Watch for signs. Phone: (507) 377-8212 • (507) 456-3699 After Hours 507-888-6660 Mantorville, MN 55955 www.MantorvilleSquare.com 218 S Washington Ave • Albert Lea, MN Visit www.OldeTymeAntiques.com www.Generations of Harmony.com 6 The Old Times August 2016 Searching for Michael Crichton’s signature. Vintage Gol Book Fair Cont. from page 4 Augus 1949 to promote interest in rare and antiquarian books and Shop 2 Fanta FRIDAY, SATURDAY book collecting, and to foster collegial rela- tions,” per their website. Not surprisingly, there And Be Sure to Stop and Visit ALL OF TH are books about book collecting, and the ABAA lists the top 10, THE ORIGINAL OLMSTED COUNTY including ABC for GOLD RUSH Book Collectors by John Carter; Collected Books: A Guide to Values by Allen and Patricia Ahern; and A The famous front cover design of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park (above) trumped by the Gentle Bibliophiles, Madness: ANTIQUE SHOW and FLEA MARKET author’s signature on the inside (above right). Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for ROCHESTER, MN • FAIRGROUNDS Books, by Nicholas Basbanes. Fittingly, antiquarians and book- August 19 , 20 , & 21 th th st Buildings & grounds open 8am to 6pm • Free admission/parking $5 lovers have been memorialized in litera- LAST CHANCE America’s #1 Shopping Market ture, from Christopher in 2016 for Mark your calendars NOW for GOLD RUSH 2017! New May 12, 13, 14, 2017 • Aug 18, 19, 20, 2017! Morley’s espionage GOLD RUSH! Vendors tale The Haunted Don’t Miss It! Inside: 10’ X 14’ starting at $110 Welcome! Outside: 15’ X 20’ $70 Bookshop to Ray Bradbury’s dystopian 641-832-2700 or 507-269-1473 • www.TownsendAntiqueShows.com novel Fahrenheit 451 to Umberto Eco’s Italian Renaissance mystery The Name of the Rose. Dealers came from far and wide. Of course, many Twin Cities booksellers, such as James and Mary Laurie Dime-store pulp books range from classics—Jack London’s The Sea Wolf—to mysteries—Murder Book Fair AUGUST 19 - 21, 2016 Through the Looking Glass. Cont. on page 8 Strand leaves Collectors Corner --PRESS RELEASE since. my antiques yet, and I FERGUS FALLS, Over the years figured this would give MINN.—Elfrida Strand noted a me something to do. I Strand, one of the profound shift away enjoyed the people. I founders of Collectors from fine antiques to enjoyed looking for Corner in Fergus Falls, primitives and things. I enjoyed our Minn., is retiring this collectibles that were group of five who month just short of 32 very important in worked very well years as an owner of people’s childhoods. together. I loved to the business. Back in Fisher Price toys, meet people, and I 1985, she and her friend Tonka toys, certain loved having old Ann Odegard got to dolls, and children’s classmates and friends talking at auctions and books, for example, who had moved away decided they needed a have become very come in when they venue for selling the popular. were in town.” antique treasures they Strand’s knowledge Strand says there is had accumulated. They of antiques stretches no shortage of dealers found four other people back over about 40 applying to take her to begin with them and years to a time when place at Collectors opened the shop. she and her husband Corners. The shop will Their first location used to do flea markets go on. And so will required them to haul and antiques shows in Strand, now 90, who merchandise up a metal southern Minnesota has good health, staircase, so after a because one of their daughters in Alaska, year, they went to J.C. daughters lived down Iowa, and Minnesota, Penney and rented half there. After her husband plenty of grandchildren the basement. They died 20 years ago, and great- have been downtown at Strand said, “I just grandchildren, an urge 221 W. Lincoln ever wasn’t ready to give up to travel. August 2016 The Old Times 7 ? ld? ? Pack Up and Head to Southeastern Minnesota! st 19th, 20th & 21st Oronoco Rochester astic Shows on Use “The Old Times” Y & SUNDAY! to explore and find MORE GREAT SHOPS in this area! HESE GREAT SHOPS on the way! Harmony Stop and visi The Barrister is Back! t with Michel August 14 Elkhorn, WI le MeMory Maker Specializing in Antique Fine Jewelry Antique Flea M Your Personal Jeweler arket August 19, 20 & 21 Specializing in aNtiqueS Investment-quality Roche Olmsted Coustnter, MN Antiques. Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm • Sun: Noon - 4pm Michelle Chez y Gold Rush Red Wing- 23 mi. 952.393.4552 September 4 350 22nd St. - Zumbrota, MN Twin Cities- 40 mi. 52 58 hN Clear Lake, IA (507) 732-5321 Antiques In The Square • Zumbrota Barrister September 17 & 18 Stop in on your way to or from Gold Rush! We’re located just west of Hwy 52 Memory Maker Antiques 52 Wal t, IA 60 Estate Jewelry Walnut Antiqnu ue Fall Festival at the Zumbrota exit (behind McDonalds)! Easy off / easy on - AND WORTH THE STOP! Faribault- 29 mi. Rochester- 23 mi. R REUSE REMAKE REFINISH REPURPOSE REUSE REMAKE REFINISH R E E American Antiques - 19th to 20th Century Lighting, Jewelry, S S 15% T T Auctioneering Service, Consulting, and Restorations R *Please R O call first O R to make R 22 - 3rd St. SW E sure we’re E Rochester, MN 55902 open! Discount on any one item* R R *Cannot be used with other discounts. E E (507) 289-8049 P 507-437-3343 or 507-438-7070 P kruesel@msn.com L www.oldetymeantiques.com L A www.kruesel.com A C 50422 262nd Street • Austin, MN 55912 4 miles N of Austin on Hwy 218, then 2.5 miles W on 262nd St C E REVIVE REIMAGINE REINVENT REPAIR REVIVE REIMAGINE REINVENT E Old Rooster Antiques Welcomes Gold Rush Shoppers and Dealers! What a Rush! Find THOUSANDS of LOWER LEVEL “Golden” Antique Opportunities... Sale! at Country Side Antique Mall in Cannon Falls! Stop in on the way to or from AUGUST 16TH-31ST Gold Rush, and enjoy sifting through two floors of antique OPEN treasures! EXTENDED 20% OFF Everything in the GOLD RUSH HOURS Lower Level THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 and 19 Including Furniture, Lamps, Rugs, 9-8 EACH DAY! Pictures & Much More! Located in Downtown Rochester, Our 15 Dealers Offer Quality Antiques on 2 Floors. Off-Street Parking in Back of Our Store *We Accept All Major Credit Cards! MON-FRI: 10AM-6PM • SAT-SUN: 10AM-5PM Country Side Antique Mall 1161 4th Street South (Next to John Deere Implement) See us on 106 N Broadway • Rochester, MN 55906 Facebook! Cannon Falls, MN. 507-263-0352 507-287-6228 See us on the web at: www.csamantiques.com 8 The Old Times August 2016 Book Fair Cont. from page 6 Booksellers, Midway Used & Rare Books, and Terrace Horticultural Books, exhibited. Others came from out of state. Beasley Books of Chicago sells modern first editions, African American studies, labor history, and psychiatry/ psychoanalytic studies, and they boast “one of Bargains: Everything on this table was priced $5. the largest stocks in the U.S. of scarce and out Visit Historic Downtown Located of print books on jazz on and blues.” Second HASTINGS Street Chequamegon Book under Company of Washburn, the Wis., has an enviable Hwy 61 Bridge. location near the Apostle Islands and Experience SECOND The EMPORIUM sells “new, used, and discounted boo
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