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Comfort Me With Apples

Comfort Me With Apples

By Beatrice S. Levin   We know that apples have a long history because the lovely Song of Song includes the lines: “I raised thee up under the apple tree; Where thy mother brought thee forth…”   In ancient tradition, the apple was the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. In classical mythology the apple was sacred.   There […]

by · June 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Bride And Groom Wedding Cake Toppers As Essential as the Wedding Cake Itself

Bride And Groom Wedding Cake Toppers As Essential as the Wedding Cake Itself

       Symbols of love and togetherness, figures of the bride and groom have adorned the traditional wedding cake for well over a century.        They are known affectionately as toppers.        The most famous of all wedding cake toppers, the bride and groom, are no longer just keepsakes of the newly weds. They, like so many other […]

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Chantique Invites You To See Authentic Mid-Century Modern Lights

Chantique Invites You To See Authentic Mid-Century Modern Lights

“Be the first to see our spectacular Authentic Mid-Century Modern lights from our recent adventure in the Italian countryside,” Anthony shares. Chantique is located in Boulder at 2020 11th St. (by Pearl St. Mall). Give him a call to learn about his recent acquisitions at 303-915-8229.

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What Is It? June 2017

What Is It? June 2017

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. Three winners will be drawn. Winners receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

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Baseball Cards of the 1950s: A Kid’s View Looking Back

Baseball Cards of the 1950s: A Kid’s View Looking Back

By Tom Cotter   While I am not sure what got us started, about 1955 we began collecting baseball cards (my brother was eight, I was five).  I suspect it was reasonably inexpensive and we were certainly in love with baseball.  We lived in Wichita, Kansas, which in the 1950s had minor league teams (Milwaukee Braves AAA affiliate 1956-1958), although I don’t […]

by · May 4, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article