• Dakota Death Trip History Blog

See on Scoop.it - Antiques & Vintage Collectibles Derek Dahlsad, the hubby half of Fair Oaks Antiques / We Have Your Collectibles, was just featured in today’s Fargo Forum — on the front page, no less!

    Dakota Death Trip History Blog

    See on Scoop.it - Antiques & Vintage Collectibles Derek Dahlsad, the hubby half of Fair Oaks Antiques / We Have Your Collectibles, was just featured in today’s Fargo Forum — on the front page, no less!

  • Pawn Stars Casting (An Exclusive Interview)

    Pawn Stars Casting (An Exclusive Interview)

    Of all the TV shows about antiques and collectibles, we’re still huge fans of History’s show Pawn Stars. So we were thrilled to receive a casting call announcement from the show — and turn it into an exclusive interview with the show’s Casting Director, Martin Hardy!

    Pawn-Stars-Wants-You

    How does the casting process work?

    We are always looking for real sellers of unique, new items and encourage anyone who is…

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  • Wilendur Bouquets With Cherries On Top

    Wilendur Bouquets With Cherries On Top

    Speaking of strawberry tablecloths… I do love the mix of flowers, cherries, and strawberries across the grid pattern on this vintage print Wilendur tablecloth.

    Vintage WILENDUR Bright FRUIT & FLORAL Grid Tablecloth strawberries cherries

    Vintage WILENDUR Bright FRUIT & FLORAL Grid Tablecloth

    Vintage WILENDUR Bright FRUIT & FLORAL Grid Tablecloth cherries

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  • Strawberry Tablecloths Forever

    Nothing quite cheers me up like vintage strawberry print tablecloths. Especially on a cold night, when Spring still seems like it’s forever away. Here are a few of my favorite recent “pickings”.

    This classic from the 1950s is full of red cheer!

    vintage strawberries print tablecloth

    This one, also from the 50s, has a very romantic quality with its high-handled baskets and Azurite blue.

    Strawberry Basket and Azurite Blue vintage print tablecloth

    Of course, you can’t beat hearts and flowers…

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  • EBay Says “Win Big With Collectibles”

    EBay Says “Win Big With Collectibles”

    Among the steps eBay is taking to try to bring back their antiques and collectibles presence, is a new series of Collector Events:

    Discover another world of shopping — with items from around the world. Exclusive selection and value on art, antiques, memorabilia, coins, stamps, and more.

    Those who subscribe to receive event digests, sale and promotion alerts, etc. will be entered in contestto win…

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  • Antique Primitive Seed Planter

    Antique Primitive Seed Planter

    It’s rather rare to find these antique seed planters in such good condition — on this one, you scan still make out the original stenciled information. This one is marked “The Triumph” and it was manufactured by Kent Manufacturing Company of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

    antique primitive seed planter

    antique triumph seed planter

    antique seed planter

    antique kent mfctg seed planter

    These simple seed planters were quite revolutionary in their time. And they still work today! They are simple to use. Simply…

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  • Antique Logging Stamp Hammer

    Antique Logging Stamp Hammer

    This is an antique stamp hammer, and part of lumber history. A stamp hammer was used to make “end marks” on lumber and logs. These end marks are much like bands in that they are used to identify cattle. Like cattle brands, end marks and bark marks(cut with an ax), were symbols of identification and ownership. As such, the log marks were registered with the state. In fact, “sinkers” or “deadheads”…

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  • msbehavoyeur:

Dance Of The Hoo Hoo

    msbehavoyeur:

    Dance Of The Hoo Hoo

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  • angelik89:

    My dolls collection (Part 3/3)

    • University Barbie. I got two cheerleaders, I used to play a lot with one of them (poor leg XDD)
    • Flashlight Fun Stacie and Pooh. We got the complete collection of these dolls because my sister has the other two that I don’t remember their names.
    • Workin’ Out Christie. We got the complete collecte of these too. I have Barbie and Christie, my sister has Teresa.
    • Pretty Picnic Barbie. I didn’t play too much with this one. I got old for Barbies. My last Barbie.

    I had a good childhood. I can’t complaint.

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  • fieldnotesinthefield:

my used field notes 
Submitted by Cisco

    fieldnotesinthefield:

    my used field notes 

    Submitted by Cisco

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