Category: Antiques

Second of Two Parts

Expert reveals little known ‘Mileage Killers’

‘Drafting’ behind 18-wheelers helps, but kind of risky! Last week we discussed vehicle tips to help increase your gas mileage. Now that your vehicle’s shortcomings have been examined, let’s talk about driving tips to save fuel.   From 1936 to…

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Everybody Else’s History . . .

Thank you S&H Green Stamps for my ‘spinning egg’ chair!

By Lisa Rice  ALLIANCE – Who remembers S&H Green Stamps? Raise your hand! Now, who still owns something that was purchased with green stamps? Raise your hand!  If you don’t remember them, the concept was that the more money you…

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Everybody Else’s History . . .

The mysterious case of whose hand got caught in the wringer!

By Lisa Rice ALLIANCE – Welcome back to what we are calling Everybody Else’s History – referring, of course, to our huge Man Cave here at the farm where we have been entrusted with literally THOUSANDS of strange and unusual…

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Everybody Else’s History | Old screen door brings back wonderful memories

By Lisa Rice ALLIANCE – Welcome back to ‘Everybody’s Else’s History.” Last time, we took a look at a ‘Granny Bench,’ which is a unique relic from yesteryear! Many people ask me what my favorite item is in my man…

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Everybody Else’s History | Believing this requires seeing!

By Lisa Rice ALLIANCE – This is the official launch for a series of articles in the County Compass. We’re calling it “Everybody Else’s History!”  I feel honored to have been entrusted with a wide variety of items –  antiques,…

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