The rates for classified ads are $1.00 per word. For 25 words or fewer, the cost is $25.00 minimum charge. Photographs or illustrations are $10.00 extra. (They may be furnished in any size, but will not exceed 1½" in publication.) Count all words, numbers, and standard abbreviations (etc., St., Ave., state abbreviations, ppd., Dept., ZIP, and so on) of text and address. Payment in advance, please, for classifieds. Tear sheets of classifieds are not sent. MAINE ANTIQUE DIGEST, P.O. Box 1429, Waldoboro, ME 04572. [email protected]
CHERISHED TEDDIES, over $40,000 value. Asking best offer over $12,000. Will sell individually, but not as much discount. Many desirable such as Tanya, Courtney, etc. Too many to list. Contact Richard at: 719-531- 7684.
DOLLS, Käthe Kruse, 23 dolls. 1 - 20", 14 each - 18", 8 each - 14". In original boxes, dated 1983-89. Guck in die Welt. 2 each purchased in East Berlin, 1969. All dolls valued at $12,179. Best offer over $5,000. Will sell individually, but less discount. Contact Richard at 719-531-7684.
EXPERT METAL RESTORATION. Otto Suchy, former head conservator for the Higgins Armory, will make anything metal perfect again. Affordable, museum-quality work. Antique Metal Restoration Center, 153 Washington St., E. Walpole, MA 02032. (781) 414-1393. (www.metalrestorationcenter.com).
MOVIE POSTERS WANTED. Lobby cards, 1-sheets, window cards, glass slides. Highest prices paid. Dwight Cleveland, P.O. Box 10922, Chicago, IL 60610-0922. (773) 525-9152. Fax (773) 525-2969. E-mail: [email protected]
POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ITEMS. Collector will buy buttons, ribbons, posters, canes, hats, china/glass, candidate flags/bandannas, etc. Also suffrage (votes for women) advertising, prohibition items. Call Bob, (800) 575-8150.
AUTOGRAPHS, banners, political pins, leathers, baseball cards, silks, pennants, baseball pins, sports memorabilia wanted. Highest prices paid. Stan Block, 128 Cynthia Road, Newton, MA 02159.
KLOPFER COLLECTION SEEKING RARE NUTMEG GRATERS. Include price and photo to NutmegGraters. com, P.O. Box 777, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0777; (860) 763-2675; <[email protected]>. Educational Web site: (www.NutmegGraters.com/index.html).
BANKS, BELL TOYS, and tin toys, mechanical and still, cast iron and tin. Collector and broker. Dr. “Z,” (248) 642-8129, 1350 Kirts #160, Troy, MI 48084-4800. (http://www.drzzeezzi.com).
LET ME BUY OR CONSIGN YOUR AUCTION CATALOGS. (732) 922-5800. <[email protected]>.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605.
WANTED. Buying items by William Wurdemann, an early WDC Surveying instrument maker – instruments, parts, ephemera, photos, trade cards. Information sent to <[email protected]> keenly appreciated.
ANTIQUE SCRIMSHAW from the 19th century, including teeth, crimpers, boxes, tools, swifts, clock towers, etc. Please, please antique pieces only. Contact John Rinaldi, Box 765, Kennebunkport, ME 04046. (207) 967-3218, Fax (207) 967-2918. [email protected] or www.johnrinaldinautical.com
WANTED: CIRCULATING LIBRARY TRADE SIGNS with “Circulating Library” at the head of the sign. Signs with “Circulating Library” embedded in the text will also be considered. E-mail photo and price to <[email protected]> or mail photo to Michael Zinman, Box 104, Ardsley, NY 10502.
ANTIQUE WHALE TOOTH SCRIMSHAW (19th century). Also buying whalebone and ivory canes, crimpers, swifts, busks, etc. Antique pieces only please. Contact: Gregg Hurwitz, (818) 314-5575 or e-mail [email protected], see Web site www.antiquescrimshaw.net