Treasure Hunting

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SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

The appeal of vintage maps 

Recently, going through boxes in the basement, I ran across an old map of the place I once lived. I brought it with me when I moved west, clipping it from a crumbling book that was too far gone to save, intending to frame it...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

What is my collectible worth?

I received an email from a reader this week, asking for help. The man who wrote has some antiques and collectibles that have been in his family for generations. He’d like to know what they’re worth and who to go to for that information. It...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014

Vintage die-cast VW Microbus (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Vintage VW microbus a sweet little ride

Vintage toys have great appeal because they not only reflect an era or specific period of time, they carry fond memories of childhood and play. And vintage die-cast cars are one of the most enduringly popular collectibles. For some, the curators, only mint collectibles--preferably still...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

Share your "Object of Affection"

The cover story of the December 29th New York Times Magazine was “The Lives They Lived” and it featured profiles of a number of celebrities and luminaries who died in 2013. What I found most interesting were the photos of possessions belonging to some of...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

Object of Affection: Sophia Caruso's Sound of Music 

(Photo by Deena Caruso) Tonight is Sophia Anne Caruso’s big night. As part of the cast of NBC’s landmark televised live production of “The Sound of Music,” starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer and Audra McDonald, she’ll be a part of something that hasn’t been done...

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MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

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TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

Thrift store shopping in Bergen, Norway

After spending a couple of days in Oslo and then a day in Kirkenes , Norway, I boarded the Hurtigruten coastal cruiser "Midnatsol" for a week-long cruise south along the coast to Bergen. Each day I walked down to the gift shop on deck 5...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013

Farm Chicks Antiques Show this weekend

Spokane's homegrown vintage gala event happens this weekend when the annual Farm Chicks Antiques Show hits the Spokane Fair and Expo Center. With everything from rustic farm implements to shabby chic finds to one-of-a-kind handmade items, the sale is always a hit with Spokane vintage...

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THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013

Shopping: May Calendar of Vintage Sales

Thanks to Brian Gallagher and Junk Nation Review for the May Treasure Hunting Calendar: The Prairie Sisters Party May 4th 10am - 4pm Admission: $5.00 (children under 10 are free) Missoula County Farigrounds Missoula, MT Down the Rabbit Hole May 4th 10am-4pm 412 West Hazard...

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MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

Shop 'Down the Rabbit Hole' this weekend

Spring fever has been creeping up on us since late March, but Gladys Hanning and Celia Hanning Therens, the mother-daughter team behind Junebug Furniture and Design are willing to bet it will bloom this weekend. So the pair are holding a special spring home and...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013

April Calendar of Antiques and Vintage Goods Sales 

Thanks again to Brian Gallagher of Junk Nation Review for supplying this month's calendar of sales and junkin' opportunities. Check out Junk Nation Review! Custer's 38th Annual Spring Antique & Collectors Sale April 26th 4pm - 9pm $6 admission good all weekend 12 and under...

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

March Treasure Hunting Calendar

Note: Good news! Brian Gallagher, of Junk Nation Review, will be providing a monthly Treasure Hunting calendar of antiques shows and sales around the region. Happy Junkin'! MARCH 2013 Antique and Collectible Show and Sale calendar provided by Junk Nation Review: Portland Expo Center Antique...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

Cheryl-Anne Millsap writes about antiques and collectibles and the love of all things vintage. Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement and she is The Spokesman-Review's female automobile reviewer. She is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country. Cheryl-Anne is the author of "Home Planet: A Life in Four Seasons."






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