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Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

Why Should You Shop At An Antique Store?

Normally we wouldn’t even be questioning why you should shop at an antique store (why wouldn’t you?!), but today we want to talk about some actual reasons to visit if you need a little convincing! It’s Good For The Environment Tens of millions of pieces of furniture go to the landfill each year. You can…

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Spring Forward With Repurposed Garden Decor!

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway done with the month of March! With the unusually warm weather we had last month, some of us have probably already begun cleaning up our outdoor spaces in preparation for the warmer months. To help you spring into action (see what we did there?), we’ve come up with…

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The Age Old Debate: Coke vs. Pepsi

Where Did It All Begin? Coca-Cola Things began in 1886 when Coca-Cola was originally created. Pharmacist John S. Pemberton created the well-known drink because he wanted something that would bring him commercial success. Sadly, Pemberton passed away 2 years later. It was Asa Griggs Candler who then rescued the business in 1891. Candler then took on…

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The History of Petroliana

What Is Petroliana? Petroliana is a term used for antiques related to gas stations and the oil business. Memorabilia in this category include items such as old gas pumps, fuel advertisements, enamel or tin signs, oil cans and tins, and road maps. These items have always been a collector’s dream, especially when you get to…

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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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Pepsi Looney Tunes Collectible Glassware

Glass collecting has become a popular hobby. One popular area of promotional glass collecting was the Welch’s Jelly Glasses. The interest in these glasses has been increasing over the years. There were twenty-six different sets of Welch’s glasses dating back to 1953. It all started with Howdy-Doody and has gone on to include Davy Crockett, the Flintstones,…

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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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What Is Vintage?

Whether hunting at our store, Back N The Day, or surfing listings for just the right item, understanding what is meant by terms such as “antique” or “vintage” will improve your buying and/or selling process. Antique and Vintage terms join a host of others (e.g. retro, classic, etc.) that have come to be understood as…

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Vintage Aunt Jemima Cookie Jar

This Aunt Jamima Cookie Jar takes us back in time. Aunt Jemima is a brand of pancake mix, syrup, and other breakfast foods owned by the Quaker Oats Company of Chicago. The trademark dates to 1893, although Aunt Jemima pancake mix debuted in 1889. The Quaker Oats Company first registered the Aunt Jemima trademark in April 1937. Aunt Jemima…

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