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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 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, PO Box 1429, Waldoboro, ME 04572 or email [email protected].


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]>.


BELLAMY STYLE EAGLE CARVER. All styles nautical, quarterboards, house signs. ( Carving & traditional woodworking classes: (MaineCoastWorkshop. com) Camden, Maine.

WINDMILL WEIGHTS AND LITERATURE $90,000; stock picker, stand, and Trendo graphs, $13,000; two silent movie projectors, $2000; four ceiling fans, $800; Oak barber chair, Koken, $2000. (507) 327-6038. 

50 YEARS OF COLLECTING (Civil War-1960s) and some furniture for sale. Request details from TOT, PO Box 123, Rowley, MA 01969. All for $35,000. 

BACCARAT set of 6 Tsar/Czar #4 blue cordial glasses, stamped with the Baccarat logo. Glasses are 77/8” high and in pristine condition. Current retail is $2500 each or $15,000 for the set. Mine is $5700 for the set. Call Mike Gross in California (818) 506-0440.

RARE NEWSPAPERS – The New Collectible! Authentic originals, all historic events, 1600s-20th Century. Revolutionary War, Civil War, Old West, Harper’s Weekly, ( (570) 326-1045 ([email protected]).


WANTED: ANTIQUE AUTOMATONS AND STORE WINDOW DISPLAYS Early French and German moving advertising figures (electric or clockwork), made by JAF and other Paris makers. Also buying early funhouse and amusement park devices. Tim LaGanke, 14054 Sweetbriar Lane, Novelty, Ohio 44072. [email protected] (216) 469-7373.

WANTED: 15 yards woven Waver-ly red check fabric. Pattern name: Stratford in red (jewel). Also called a Buffalo Plaid. Woven for Colonial Williamsburg. John (207) 737-2324.

WANTED: ANTIQUE GARDEN  ORNAMENT Cast iron urns, bird baths, benches and chairs, hitching posts, sundials, finials, cast-iron jock-eys, etc. Contact: Aileen Minor, Box 410, Centreville, MD 21617, (410) 758-1489, [email protected].

WANTED: CAP BOMBS, Cast iron, made in the form of human or animal heads. Many are sculptures of famous people such as Washington, Lincoln, etc. Fired a cap by being dropped on a hard surface. (561) 329-8280.

WANTED TO BUY: ANNIE SNYDER PAINTINGS from Central Pennsylvania. Most often signed A.M. Snyder. Email: [email protected]

WANTED: MOURNING RING, GEORGIAN OR VICTORIAN. Gold and enamel, no hair. Man’s name. [email protected].

EARLY CRANBERRY BOG INDUSTRY ITEMS. Photographs, real photo postcards, box and barrel stencils, log books, correspondence, paintings, letterheads, stereoviews, ephemera. [email protected]. (508) 294-5007.

SEEKING AND SELLING Historical documents, autographs, archives, letters, diaries, journals. Civil War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Colonial, political, Americana, black Americana, abolitionists, women’s rights, aviation, notables. No sports. ([email protected]. (857) 222-4149.

WANTED: OLD MOTORCYCLES American, Japanese, British: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s. Any condition, running or not, especially projects for restoration. Website: ( Phone: 1-800-220-9683 Email: [email protected].

ALASKA: Old photos, books, paintings, stereoviews, postcards, ephemera. Anything old Alaska- Yukon-Klondike. Wood, Box 22165, Juneau, AK 98802 <[email protected]t> (907) 789-8450.

BANKS, BELL TOYS, and tin toys, mechanical and still, cast iron and tin. Collector and broker. Dr. “Z,” (248) 561-2314 EST, 1350 Kirts #160, Troy, MI 48084-4800.

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 & photo to; (860) 763-2675 / <[email protected] com>. Educational website: (

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]>, (www.johnrinaldi­

19th C. WHALEMAN SCRIMSHAW Whale teeth, pie crimpers, boxes, swifts, harpoons, tools, etc. Contact: Rafael Osona, PO Box 2607, Nantucket, MA. 02584, (508) 228-3942. <[email protected]>, (, Lic. 366.

NANTUCKET ART, BASKETS AND ARTIFACTS Anne Congdon, Frank Swift Chase, Wendall Macy, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Hayley Lever, John Austin, Ralph Cahoon, James Walter Folger, Andrew Shunney. For comprehensive list, visit ( Contact: Rafael Osona, (508) 228-3942 <[email protected]>, Lic. 366.

MOVIE POSTERS WANTED. Lobby cards, 1-sheets, window cards, glass slides. Highest prices paid. Dwight Cleveland, PO Box 10922, Chicago, IL 60610-0922. (773) 525-9152. Fax (773) 525-2969. E-mail: <[email protected]>.

Originally published in the May 2021 issue of Maine Antique Digest. © 2021 Maine Antique Digest