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]>
COMPLETE CONTENTS of approximately a million items from 50-year-old antiques and collectibles business for sale. Owner looking to retire. Photos available if interested. Asking price $700,000 or best offer. (954) 806-3895.
COLLECTION OF ANTIQUARIAN PAINTINGS FOR SALE, 12+/-, 1540-1900. Benefit Davistown Museum. Collector, auctioneer, or dealer inquiries welcomed. Call Skip at (207) 288-5126. Most can be seen at our Mt. Desert Island, ME, location.
RARE NEWSPAPERS – The New Collectible! Authentic originals, all historic events, 1600s-20th Century. Revolutionary War, Civil War, Old West, Harper’s Weekly, (www.RareNewspapers.com). (570) 326-1045. <[email protected]>.
1860 CHAIR TABLE – $2500; 1 Bronze Binnacle, $850; 3 Half Hulls, $4500; 12 Decoys, $3000. Please write: Gary Hopkins Box 55, Pubnico NS B0W 2W0 Canada or call 1-902-762-0721.
SET OF 8 SIGNED OLD HICKORY CHAIRS, great condition. Also have pecky cypress dining room table. Call for pics. $1800. Tampa, FL. (941) 705-3333.
GREAT COLLECTION OF DAILY, FUNCTIONAL PAINTED PRIMITIVES. 5' Stretcher table, cupboards, dough boxes, dry sinks, burl mallets, tilt-top tea table, smalls, 20 pieces of Penobscot Indian bowls, trenchers, burl bowls, burl scoops. Too much to describe. Lots more stuff. Contact Maine Antique Digest for information. 1-877-237-6623; ([email protected]).
C.K. COBB WATERCOLORS OF THE MAINE COAST. Eight signed, dated, and nicely framed paintings. $500 each. Want to sell as a set. Open to offers. (207) 701-9888.
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).
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)
KLOPFER COLLECTION SEEKING RARE NUTMEG GRATERS. Include price & photo to NutmegGraters.Com, PO Box 777, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0777; (860) 763-2675 / <[email protected]>. Educational website: (www.NutmegGraters.com/index.html).
WORLD’S FAIR AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION SOUVENIRS from all fairs 1851 thru 1964. Send pictures and descriptions to <[email protected]> or call Andy (904) 825-1723.
BOOKENDS, HIGH-QUALITY METAL, especially Austrian bronze, bronze/ivory, French bronze, and Deco. Louis Kuritzky, 4510 NW 17th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605. <[email protected]>. (352) 895-3213 (cell).
SEMINOLE INDIAN ITEMS: clothing, beadwork, weapons, photographs, silverwork, bandolier bags, etc. Keith Reeves, Box 1210, Winter Park, FL 32790. E-mail: <[email protected]>. (407) 647-1706.
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.
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]>
CAPTAIN TINKHAM’S EMPORIUM, Main Street (Rt. 1), Searsport, ME. Distant ocean view. Selling as a business with a large inventory of antiques and old tools, $300,000. Contact Skip (207) 288-5126, (www.jonesport-wood.com).
FINE ART SERVICES. Conservation and restoration of paintings and painted objects. Free consultation, exceptional service. Elizabeth Caton Pardoe, BFA, member AIC. Warren, ME. (207) 273-1375, <[email protected]>.