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What Is It? June 2021

What Is It? June 2021

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by June 20, to the Mountain States Collector, P.O. Box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. At least three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · June 5, 2021 · 0 comments · What Is It?
La Cache Finds Upside To Lockdown

La Cache Finds Upside To Lockdown

By Marcia Ragonetti    “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” And in La Cache’s case, that means a new doorway and new spatial configuration for this well-loved consignment shop. Pivoting successfully after two different closures in 2020 due to Covid-19, La Cache had its Grand Reopening — in grand style!— on May 14, 2021.    From the kernel of a idea […]

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Collecting Edgar Rice Burroughs

Collecting Edgar Rice Burroughs

By Tom Billings    Tarzan, John Carter, Pellucidar! From books to movies and beyond, the fantastic characters and exotic places created by this master storyteller offer the collector many unique items.    Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) introduced the world to his most famous creation, Tarzan, via the pages of All-Story Magazine in 1912. After piling failure upon failure, Burroughs (often referred to […]

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Rainy Days

Rainy Days

By Sandy Dale It’s pouring rain here in Florence today. Overcast and gray. Perhaps we should be building an ark. It started raining at 3:30 on Sunday afternoon and has been raining off and on ever since. (It is now Tuesday afternoon.) I know the exact time because our fabulous Merchants’ Car Show ended at 3:00 on Sunday, then the […]

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America’s Romance With the Armchair

America’s Romance With the Armchair

By Robert Reed    It might be difficult to determine the fairest armchair of all in historical America. There were many styles with many origins.    According to one expert writing many decades ago it could have been the Windsor armchair. Initially such chairs, with and without arms, were made in small villages in a certain region of England. However the American […]

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