Antiques collectors love old things and these new products make our collections and investments all the more valuable. So we're asking readers, what are your favorite new products that enhance your hobby? Share them with us and you may win a copy of the 2012 Classic Blues Artwork Calendar.
Who makes it: Auctioneer/Author/TV personality/ “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser Reyne Haines’ line of collectibles called ReyneGere includes these shirts adult and youngsters with striking decals paired with hip and funny taglines.
What We Love: Scott’s Liquid Gold Wood Cleaner & Preservative. We like it for cleaning finished hardwood floors; there’s no residue. Also works great on linoleum.
Who Makes It: Scott’s Liquid Gold, Inc., is an American manufacturing and distribution company. Its wood cleaner and treatment products use an unique organic-oil formula that contains no silicone or wax.
Where to Get It: Prices range from $2.99 to $6.99 per container at Scottsliquidgold.com or 800-447-1919.
What We Love: Nifty 3D display frames – a modern twist on traditional shadow box display cases but updated for modern décor.
Who makes it: Z-Access. These are offered in three styles with a 6 inch by 4 inch display area. The frame inserts are a puncture-resistant, clear plastic. They are sturdy but flexible and gently conform around objects placed between them. Hinged frames come in seven different colors; one model feaures a rotating frame-in-frame display.
Where to get it: Prices range from $19.99 to $37.99. Visit displayit3d.com or call 773-220-7833.
What We Love: 2012 Classic Blues Artwork from the 1920’s calendar
Who Makes It: Blues Images, a division of John Tefteller’s World’s Rarest Records. Rare vintage period music advertisements serve as each month’s art. Rare artist photos, sample lyrics and historic information are part of every page. Also included: A 19-track CD that includes remastered songs that go with the art highlighted in the calendar, plus rarities and alternate takes.
Where To Get It: $19.99 – visit BluesImages.com, Amazon.com, select book and music stores or call 1-800-955-1326.
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