Check out the cute vintage figural kid’s desk!

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Pluto is made of wood, the legs are metal. The desktop is complete with lifting chalkboard top (so you can store chalk, etc.).

Marked Walt Disney Productions, this vintage bit of Disneyana was likely made in the 1960s.

Super cute — and in wonderful shape — this cutie is in our space at F.A.R.M. (booth #40, right next to the check out desk) at SuLaine’s. As always, email if interested. (We *do* ship!)

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In case you missed it on our Facebook page, we recently moved into SuLaine’s Antique mall — it’s the largest antiques and collectibles center in Minnesota’s Detroit Lakes area. Here are a few photos from our space (dealer code “YES”).

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Sometimes I don’t think we talk enough about the cool things we have in our Etsy shop… So it’s time to highlight some of the items recently listed in our Etsy shop, including additional information about them.

We have a fabulous retro mod Sculptura telephone (aka the “doughnut phone”) listed for sale — just like the one you can see on FX’s The Americans!

Also listed is a vintage Marx Midget Climbing Fighting Tank with original box — which appears to be an uncommon variation of the toy. Note how the one we are offering has the gun turret done in camouflage.

We’re offering a complete st of 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Transit Tokens — something hubby wrote about a few years ago.

Last, but not least, I learned some interesting things about vintage greeting cards with teeny-tiny Bibles on them.

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Gosh, this week has flown by! I spent the week helping my folks, aka Antiquips, of No Egrets Antiques, with their latest estate sale.  It was a very large estate, just full of Asian art & decor — including this set of vintage Bronzeware flatware. (Yes, flatware comes in bronze!) It was amazing how much we sold! However, after five sale days, there’s still this fabulous rosewood breakfront with carved dragons and a mid-century modern secretary with plenty of display space for your mid-century modern pottery and other pieces. (The flatware chest and Bronzeware is still available too.)

After all that, this weekend is the last Elkhorn Antique Flea Market of the season! Here’s just some of the goodies we brought.

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Stop by and see my parents and I in both #216. We’d love to see you!

All of this reminds me that the entire summer has flown by!

Pretty soon it will be time for the October issue of the Dolls By Diane newsletter — just what will I have in store for you to learn about dolls this Halloween?! Could it be even more creepy dolls? You’ll have to wait (and subscribe!) to see!

While the weather may be putting a damper on the flea market season, antiquing never really ends!

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We have a shelf in one of the glass cases at Exit 55 Antiques (Fergus Falls, MN) and recently put in a whole bunch of vintage dollhouse furniture (along with a few dolls, some vintage children’s books, etc.) The furniture was made by Marx, Superior, Multiple Products Company and others.

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My favorites are the two-piece bed set, the little green lamp, and the little console (featuring a TV and a turntable).

Among the “etc.” are a pair of vintage cake toppers. One is a bull and bullfighter; the other, a pair of teenagers talking on telephones.

Some pieces have already sold. If you are interested, please contact us. Or call the shop directly at between 10 am and 5 pm (Central time). We will ship!

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