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]>
COLLECTION OF ANTIQUARIAN PAINTINGS, 12+, 1540-1900 including a Degas of Mme. Charpentier with artist’s signature on back. 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.
J.J. AUDUBON DUCKS, 3 prints in frames, $450; N. Currier, lith. “The Lucky Escape” and “Rural Architecture No. 1,” nice scenes and color, some damage, $100; “A Child’s Christmas Memories from the drawings by Mrs. Staples,” framed print, $50. E-mail for photos <[email protected]>; phone (760) 333-0056.
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]>.
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]>.
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]>