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Ball Mason Jar Date Chart (FREE DOWNLOAD)

Vintageology 101

Ball Mason Jar Date Chart (FREE DOWNLOAD)

Ball Jars have been around for over a century! If you're wondering what year your Ball Jar could be from, take a look at this chart. It's a handy reference, and quick guide to dating Ball jars easily. Download the PDF to print and keep with you.

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Delmarva Merchant's Tokens- A Collector's Perspective

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Delmarva Merchant's Tokens- A Collector's Perspective

Merchant tokens were widely used on the eastern shore of Maryland (after the Civil War) by the canning industry, to pay laborers that picked or packed fruit, vegetables, oysters, crab, etc. Join us here, in a discussion about them from a collector's perspective. 

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Vintage Pillar Candles - A Closer Look

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Vintage Pillar Candles -  A Closer Look

One of the most intriguing collectibles to hit the décor scene in recent times is the vintage pillar candle. As common as they were in US households during the first half of the 20th century, it’s hard to believe these decorative gems would be as rare as they are today.

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How to Tell if it's Glass or Crystal

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How to Tell if it's Glass or Crystal

Many times while conducting my work I find myself asking "is this crystal or plain glass?"  The question is significant for many reasons, including how it affects the value of the piece in question. Here are 5 quick tips on how to tell if it's glass or crystal.

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What is a Vintage Flower Frog?

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What is a Vintage Flower Frog?

Vintage flower frogs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and are made of various materials. Discover what vintage flower frogs are, and the characteristics of the most common ones on the market today.

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