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Soda Fountain postcards

 Thought your readers would like to see some Soda Fountain postcards, from my collection, to go along with your recent Soda Fountain articles in AntiqueWeek.See More
Aug 17, 2011
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May 31, 2011
Stan Abrams left a comment for Barbara Beem
"That was quite an interesting story leading up to your finally writing that article about N.C. Wyeth. I'm glad Ken is feeling O.K. after that operation. A ruptured appendix can be a serious thing. I'm familiar with the Brandywine River…"
Oct 15, 2010
Barbara Beem left a comment for Stan Abrams
"Stan, It has been a while, hasn't it? Ken and I were travel editors for a few years for a regional magazine (travel radius: 5 hours from DC by car). We rediscovered the Brandywine River Valley and the Wyeth connection on one assignment and were…"
Oct 14, 2010
Stan Abrams left a comment for Barbara Beem
"Hi Barbara-- Long time no write. But I really enjoyed the N.C. Wyeth article you and Ken wrote, since I have many books in my collection illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle, and his art students of the early 20th century. Wyeth's…"
Oct 14, 2010
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Oct 2, 2009
Stan Abrams left a comment for Barbara Beem
"Hi Barbara-- This was our first trip to PEI and Nova Scotia and I agree with you 100%. The scenery is beautiful, the air is clean, all the lawns are cut, and the people are very friendly. On a cruise, there is just not enough time to see everything…"
Sep 24, 2009
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"Stan, I haven't quite mastered this site yet, but I just left a comment for Marjorie about out trip to PEI. You might check that out. Glad you're home!"
Sep 24, 2009
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"Stan -- I was just checking to make sure you were paying attention! One hundred-fifty is a lot of stuff. We had first-time visitors to our house on Saturday, and we started saying things like, Well, we have about 500 more of these in the basement,…"
Aug 25, 2009
Stan Abrams left a comment for Barbara Beem
"Hi Barbie-- Thanks for your anonymous plug in another of your fine articles. My revised collection count is now 150+. Really!! I'm now looking for a reliable auction company which specializes in vintage paper ephemera, postcards, magazines and…"
Aug 25, 2009
Stan Abrams commented on Connie Swaim's blog post End of an era: Atlantique City show closes
"Hi Connie-- I was sorry to hear about the closing of the Atlantique City show. I enjoyed going to the show often, since I didn't live too far from AC. Like you, I brought home some great buys from there. One trip was memorable, but not in a…"
Aug 25, 2009
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Aug 10, 2009

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Are you a collector?
Yes
What do you collect?
I have over 150 different collections, mainly all types of vintage paper, vintage cards, early magazines, illustrated and children's books. Also smalls, including canes, clowns, elephants, pipes, bottles, patent medicines, pinbacks, miniature guns and rifles, miniature whiskey and beer bottles, Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse, still and mechanical banks, Maxfield Parrish prints, African-American, etc. Cards include postcards, trade cards, playing cards, business cards, tobacco cards, early baseball cards, postal cards and Rewards of Merit. Paper features menus, calendars, stocks, illustrated letterheads and covers, sheet music, photos, posters, bank checks, Coca-Cola, U.S and Canada stamps, postal history, silks, advertising, blotters, and more. They are starting to overwhelm me, so I am selling most of the paper, cards, magazines and books. If anyone's interested out there, let me know on Antique Week Community or e-mail me at qualpaper@verizon.net. Thanks.

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At 9:40pm on October 14, 2010, Barbara Beem said…
Stan, It has been a while, hasn't it?
Ken and I were travel editors for a few years for a regional magazine (travel radius: 5 hours from DC by car). We rediscovered the Brandywine River Valley and the Wyeth connection on one assignment and were charmed. Meanwhile, Berkeley Springs, WV, is on our "circuit" of antiquing stops. When we saw the books in Bert's shop last year, we made the connection and decided it was a story (as well as a really cool and affordable thing to collect). Ken's ruptured appendix/emergency surgery/complications from infection stood in the way for a while (he's fine now), but we got in touch with our travel contact in Del/Pa, and she made the story happen on that end. If you ever think you might like to visit Chadd's Ford, let us know -- we can steer you in the direction of superior accommodations and an outstanding itinerary. It's just lovely there. And, yes, to answer your question, Bert's shop is way cool, as is the town in which it is located. Thanks for the kind words. More later, Barbara
At 8:15pm on September 24, 2009, Barbara Beem said…
Stan, I haven't quite mastered this site yet, but I just left a comment for Marjorie about out trip to PEI. You might check that out. Glad you're home!
At 8:33pm on August 25, 2009, Barbara Beem said…
Stan -- I was just checking to make sure you were paying attention! One hundred-fifty is a lot of stuff. We had first-time visitors to our house on Saturday, and we started saying things like, Well, we have about 500 more of these in the basement, and I think they were working on their exit strategy! Kidding aside, I can't imagine living in a house that looks like Holiday Inn. Good luck with finding an auction house. Sad to say, but there comes a time when we have to part with some of this stuff. In the meantime, thanks for the inspiration. Loved your Harry Rinker story. I interviewed him last year at Connie's request and can still remember the colorful phone chat we had. What a character.
At 6:43pm on June 17, 2009, Barbara Beem said…
OOOOooooo, this is scary! One hundred collections! I would hate to start to count up what we're doing here. I like to think that Ken is the collector, but that makes me the accumulator, which is even worse! But now that I have my assignment, I think we'll spend tomorrow night's Happy Hour (too late for tonight) counting up our collections. Thanks for the kind words -- we'll get back to you with our count tomorrow! --Barbara
At 7:26pm on April 3, 2009, Stan Abrams said…
I'm a retired physician who has been a collector of vintage paper and cards for over 50 years. Had been selling my wares on eBay for the past 7 years, then closed my account when all sellers were coerced into using paypal as the ONLY means of being paid. Now I'm moving on to greener pastures.
 
 
 

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