Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Rusty hanging scale

The face is so rusted you can't even tell who made it, but it was made in New York. Wonderful flat scale pan perfect for display. I can never resist these old scales! SOLD!

Primitive apple peeler

Wall mount or display on counter or table. This old primitive apple peeler has a wonderful look to it. Board measures 26-1/2 by 9 inches. There is a little handwritten story taped on back of where it was found. Very cool! SOLD!

Stoneware batter bowl, well worn!

This is the part about antiques that fascinates me, to see these old items that were so obviously used. It has a few cracks and some chips, but to me that tells the story of it's usefulness. Imagine the batters that were mixed in this bowl by loving hands! The diameter is approx. 10-1/2 inches. SOLD!

Wonderful little vintage folding wire cart

Great little folding wire cart for groceries or flea markets! Folds flat for storage, and has nice old rubber wheels. SOLD!

Amazing ice box door

I went to my friends store, Bittersweet Blessings in Chester, NH. They have just moved into an old Victorian building that was once part of the Chester college. There are many rooms of wonderful seasonal items. Currently, it's like walking into spring when you go in, with bunnies, eggs, flowers, etc. Upstairs there are several dealers with diverse items from shabby chic to primitive antiques. I went up last week to get an issue of A Primitive Place magazine and there was this fantastic door! I just fell in love with it. Very heavy! Wonderful green chippy paint and the hardware is gorgeous! Door measures approx. 24 by 31 inches. I wanted to keep it but when I brought it into the house, it was the same old room! Check out their webpage at or find them on facebook!

Monday, February 18, 2013

The real deal railroad signs

These are not repros, but original railroad signs. The large reflective crossing sign is 4 feet by 4 feet. Has brackets on back to attach to pole. We have it temporarily attached to a PVC pipe just to display it. Whistle not blown sign is approx. 4 by 4 as well. The smallest round railroad crossing sign is 30 inches in diameter. These would be perfect for the railroad memorabilia collector, a garage, bar, you name it! All SOLD!

Set of three nesting mixing bowls

Not real old, and no marking on these, but what a great look with the red bowls and handpainted chickens! Three bowls in graduated sizes, 10, 8, and 7 inches in diameter.

Primitive wooden washboard

Great red wash on sides and top. This has individual rolled wooden dowels. They don't turn or move, but they give this a cool and unique look. Measures 13 by 25. SOLD!

Wooden storage box

Another great wooden storage box. They look great alone or stacked! This one measures 9 by 11 and stands 10-1/2 inches tall. SOLD!

Lovely Shaker style hat

The weave on this hat reminds me of the old gum wrapper chains we used to make as kids! This is a beautiful wide brimmed hat, perfect for hanging on a peg rack, or hook, or display on a dresser with hat form. Excellent condition! SOLD!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tin Easter molds

The two rabbits are one sided, but they stand up alone, which makes for a great shelf piece. The little egg mold has both halves. Wonderful seasonal decor! Rabbits and egg are SOLD!

Adorable pull toy wagon

Just in time for spring decorating! Cute little wagon has jingly bells in the wheels so when this is pulled, you hear a pretty ringing! Graphics on all four sides, though one side is missing a very small part of it's decoration. Made by the Gong Bell Mfg. Co. Measures 15 inches long by 8 inches wide. SOLD!

Rustic cupboard, no door!

No matter how chippy and rustic these old cupboards are, they always look wonderful when they are filled with display items. This one has unpainted sides and top, no door, and measures 32 inches wide by 12-1/2 inches deep and stands 54 inches tall. SOLD!

Kitchen items

Swans Down flour advertising tin cake pan. Very heavy metal pan and a large curved grater. Grater is sold!

Take Apart sawhorses

Interesting take apart sawhorses. The top bar lifts out of the side legs making these very easy to store. They have lovely old green paint on top. You can use these when you set up at flea markets, or use them around the house for projects. Cool look! They are 36 inches long and stand 27-1/2 inches tall when set up. SOLD!

Wonderful old door!

Another great old door, with chippy off white paint. Cool metal plate on bottom, it may have been a swinging door at one time. Measures 30 by 78. Back side is almost bare, with just chips and flakes of paint left. These can be repurposed in so many ways! SOLD!

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Wooden handled fishing net and folk art fish

Wooden handled fishing net has that great decorative look for a camp or cabin! Painted folk art fish on board. Wonderful colors! Fish and net are SOLD!

Old crate with hinged lid

Chippy gray paint on this great old crate. Measures 22 by 16 and is 13 inches high.

Male only, female only signs

Love these! Made of some type of resin, not wooden. These came from the Balsam Hotel, which is currently closed. The male only sign is 16 by 5 and the female only sign is 19 by 5.

State of NH souvenir soap

A whole bucket load of State of NH fir balsam soap bars. Souvenirs of NH with the Old Man of The Mountain pictured.

Deb's Rustic Country Handcrafts candle mats

Hard to believe but Valentine's day is next week. These would make a great gift for a loved one, or yourself! Top photo is patchwork candle mat with wool heart, and bottom photo is Victorian romance candle mat. Just "love"ly! SOLD!

Handcrafted miniature hutch

This is a beautifully handcrafted piece of furniture. It's not doll house sized, more of a piece that would go on a cupboard, shelf, table, or can hang on the wall. The hutch stands 14 inches tall and is 6 inches wide. Shown here with a little oil lamp and an adorable miniature Beaumont pottery crock with cow on front. Mini Beaumont crock is sold!