Collector’s Attic –...

Saturday, December 19, 2015 by

It seemed only fitting to me, since this is my last column for the Courier, I should update a column I wrote several years ago about...

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What IS That

Saturday, December 19, 2015 by

The last What IS That column......I had to share my infamous outside dog. A friend bought this for me in Texas many years ago. She...

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Collector’s Attic: Toys In The...

Thursday, September 24, 2015 by

I went into the attic to water my plants this morning and happened to stop to admire my plastic dog collection. So many of these were...

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What IS That???!!

Thursday, September 17, 2015 by

Here is a lovely piece. I hope you can appreciate the details even though it was difficult to photograph a clear glass object. It...

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Collector’s Attic: A Walk on t...

Thursday, June 25, 2015 by

When I was admiring the adorable wolf cub pictured on the calendar from the Sisters of St. Francis the other day, it occurred to me...

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What is that!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by

Many many years ago (even before I was born, so that IS old! smile), guns were not loaded as easily as they are today. One needed...

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Rivets

Monday, June 22, 2015 by

Wow! Should have saved my books, look at these prices! I loved Rivets comic strip when I was a kid. I don't think I had any of the...

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Is it a fake?

Monday, June 22, 2015 by

Readers: have a look at this great resource http://www.realorrepro.com/article/Royal-Dux: It starts ... Royal Dux: Dating 150 Years...

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Pottery Dogs of America

Monday, June 22, 2015 by

Here's another excellent resource for readers: Identify Vintage and Collectible American Pottery Dogs the title really says it all,...

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Collector’s Attic: What About ...

Sunday, March 15, 2015 by

  While trying to decide on a new topic for this issue’s column, I was interrupted by my husband needing a drink of water.  He...

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Collector’s Attic: Colle...

Sunday, December 14, 2014 by

Every year I enclose a Christmas letter with my cards. I have read jokes about how people hate these letters but, when I tried to...

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WHAT is That? Why is it here?

Sunday, December 14, 2014 by

Okay normally I would share some mysterious collectible here and then tell you what it is or was used for when it was new. But with...

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Collector’s Attic: Every...

Monday, September 22, 2014 by

The Beginning Around the same time I bought Rebel, my first Irish Setter, the mother of a co-worker started painting ceramics as a...

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What IS That?

Monday, September 22, 2014 by

Okay, this time I really mean it....what IS that? "It" was made in the Philippines  and that makes me guess it might be some sort of...

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The Collector’s Attic: L...

Thursday, June 12, 2014 by

Dear Readers; Have you been enjoying the little trips through my attic that I've shared in the last several  issues of the Courier? I...

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What IS That???!!!!

Thursday, June 12, 2014 by

These two cute little guys do have a function besides being statues of Scotties. Back when people used fountain pens and actually sat...

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Leads for Issue 62

Monday, May 12, 2014 by

Another exciting find from Gail! Iron Stop Designer Pet Spinner Blain # 809110 | Mfr # D400-10 | This product is stocked seasonally,...

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The Collector’s Attic: L...

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by

The Beginning It is hard for me to believe I not only started collecting dog figurines way back when I was a child but that those...

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Leads

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by

Gail sometimes pops me great leads for shopping, so, I think the best way to share these is if we give Gail another column that I...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC …...

Friday, January 24, 2014 by

One thing is for sure: the beautiful paintings of Dawn Secord do NOT belong in any attic!! They are displayed proudly by all who own...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC …...

Friday, January 24, 2014 by

Nothing like sitting around the attic on a rainy day and just letting one's mind wander. Philadelphia (USA),where I live, had a...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC …...

Friday, January 24, 2014 by

Collecting dog-related memorabilia is interesting and fun. You can focus on one aspect or collect anything and everything to do with...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC DECORA...

Friday, January 24, 2014 by

Every Friday, our Philadelphia Inquirer Newspaper has an article on the antique sales in the surrounding counties. Recently, the...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC MORE G...

Friday, January 24, 2014 by

Last issue, I shared the Christmas gifts I received and the items I found by myself. My birthday is in February so I have more neat...

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COLLECTOR’S ATTIC…...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by

I used to think people were the only ones who liked to collect items involving certain subjects. When I got my Irish Setter,...

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WHAT IS THAT?

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by

Hello faithful readers! I thought it would be interesting to start a new column. This will be YOUR column as well as mine. I invite...

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COLLECTORS’ ATTIC NEWS I...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by

I thought I would give our hard-working editor a break this issue and write a column that did not require illustrations so that she...

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