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What Is It? November 2017

What Is It? November 2017

Sue Koppenhafer of Greeley, Colorado correctly identified the November’s What Is It. She said that the What Is It brought back memories to her “of my parent’s grocery store. It is a large case where receipts of customers’ purchases were kept. The customers were ones who came in frequently and ‘charged’ their groceries. The receipts were totaled and paid at […]

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Rare Corkscrews Come In Many Shapes

Rare Corkscrews Come In Many Shapes

Provided by Paul Luchsinger      Collectible corkscrews are many and varied— a Romanian corkscrew museum with over 25,000 different corkscrews has the largest collection in the world. Most corkscrew users are familiar with simple straight pull “T” type corkscrew we all know (but dread to use on today’s frequently used plastic and composite corks).    There are 3 broad variations on […]

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History of Pumpkin Pie Days: Don’t Miss Pumpkin Pie Days October 14 & 15

History of Pumpkin Pie Days: Don’t Miss Pumpkin Pie Days October 14 & 15

   During the summer of 1969, the nation marveled as man first set foot on the moon, young people from across the nation gathered in Woodstock to celebrate the Age of Aquarius, and young mothers introduced their children to a new TV show called Sesame Street. Here in Longmont, the members of the St. Vrain Historical Society were facing the […]

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Eron Johnson Sale: Architectural Sale Continues to Reduce Inventory

Eron Johnson Sale: Architectural Sale Continues to Reduce Inventory

    Eron Johnson Antiques continues to have a great sale of their architectural inventory. Don’t miss out on this exciting month-long sale.    There are 400 lots of antique and vintage furniture, art glass (including Tiffany, Steuben, Quezal), mirrors, lighting (including Scandinavian mid century and industrial), art, grandfather clocks, decorative accessories and architectural salvage (including doors, ironwork, pillars, balconies, column […]

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A Nip of Fall in the Air

By Sandy Dale      It’s hard to imagine that the holidays are just around the corner. That is good news to some and dreadful news to others. I personally can’t wait. My holiday season officially starts with Halloween. I’m fond of scaring little children out of their wits with my screaming witch cackle and then giving them a piece of […]

by · October 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article