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What’s The Buzz About Radios, Anyways?

Radios: we use them every single day. But have you ever thought about how this radio originated? This seemingly life-changing invention has come so far when we look at it. We will not only talk about how the radio came to be what it is today but also why it is so important to life as…

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Setting A Holiday Table

We’ve hit the holidays, people! With Thanksgiving sneaking up on us, it’s time to talk about how to set a holiday table with something old… and something new!  Bringing together a holiday table is no laughing matter, so we’re going to talk about a few must-have items. Centerpiece Every holiday table needs a centerpiece! For…

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How To Refinish An Antique

What Is Refinishing? In terms of woodwork and furniture, refinishing refers to “the act of repairing or reapplying the wood finishing on an object. In practice, this may apply to the paint or wood finish top coat, lacquer or varnish.” In layman’s terms, you are giving the furniture a new surface appearance. Is It Safe…

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Where to Find Antique Kitchen Pieces

Ask anyone, and they’ve probably got the latest and greatest culinary technology in their kitchen. But what did any cook have in their arsenal before all this technology came to be? There’s this little something some people may call “vintage kitchenalia”. Collectible items range from teakettles to toasters, to stoves and cookie jars. Here, we’ll…

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Shopping For Antiques & Collectibles Is Great For The Environment

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Well, you can say that again. The saying is fairly true when it comes to most things. There’s no limit to what people will throw away nowadays, a symptom of our inclination toward over-consumption. We all have too much stuff. Even if you think you’ve slimmed your closet or house down…

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The Joy Of Antiquing

When you first visited an antique shop, you may have done it for a special occasion. You might have been looking for one particular item, with no intentions of returning again. But what you’re about to read will convince you to do otherwise. Hopefully, what you read will convince you to make a run to…

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History of Keys

A key is a device that is used to operate a lock (such as to lock or unlock it). A typical key is a small piece of metal consisting of two parts: the blade, which slides into the keyway of the lock and distinguishes between different keys, and the bow, which is left protruding so that torque can be applied by the user.…

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The History of Trunks

There is little known about antique trunk history when compared to most antiques. There were many manufactures and types of trunks being made in there heyday. Antique trunks, also called traveling chests, were originally used as luggage for extended trips by stagecoach, train, or steamship. Here is a little history of trunks through the years in…

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Antique Furniture Through The Years 1690-Present

Furniture styles can be determined by careful study of design elements for each through the ages  To help understand what defines each period, here are some of the major design elements for each period. Our store carries many different bedroom, living room and dining room pieces from most of these eras! William and Mary, 1690-1730 The style is…

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Types of Collectible Antique and Vintage Glassware

Back N The Day always carries many types of antique, vintage and collectible glass. Our inventory is constantly changing! But if you are looking for something particular, please let us know and we will keep an eye out for it! Antique and vintage glassware includes decorative-yet-functional containers, bowls, cups, platters, vases, dishes and more produced…

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