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Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00

Jax Cleaning and Polishing Products

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Written by Sheryl Possoff- Antiques Supply, Renningers Adamstown

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JAX Chemical Company has been manufacturing metal finishing and polishing solutions for over 40 years. JAX Chemicals are used in the lighting, furniture, decorative hardware and stained glass industries. Artisans and craftsmen rely on JAX for restorations, reproductions and current work. Jax is specified by architects and builders for interiors, exteriors and roofs.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 00:00

Ephemera Equals Fun

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Ephemera Equals Fun

Wow! Buying and selling ephemera is rewarding and enjoyable. Since I am a relative newcomer to this genre I cannot consider myself an expert but I learn something new everyday.

I started out in 2005 selling antiques at a store in the City of Lancaster. The overhead was so high that I finally realized that a permanent storefront was not viable. With this in mind, I decided to become mobile, i.e., selling at flea markets in the surrounding area. My first venue was Renninger's, in Adamstown, PA., using an outdoor space.

Thursday, 12 June 2014 00:00

A Little Bit About Vintage Hats

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Barbara Streisand once said, "Some things get better with age." Beautiful vintage dresses, hats, purses and jewelry are all unique heirlooms to be treasured and passed down to future generations because they truly become more exquisite and collectible with each passing year. Each item in a vintage collection tells a special story of the person who wore it and reflects a chapter in our history. 

 

rub and buff

Made from imported carnauba waxes, fine metallic powders, and select pigments, Rub 'n Buff gives almost any surface a new look in minutes. This unique blend gives objects decorated with Rub 'n Buff a finish that no paint can duplicate. It can be applied to any clean, dry surface as well as over previously painted surfaces. One 1/2 oz. tube covers up to 20 square feet. Comes in 20 colors.

Sunday, 01 June 2014 00:00

Restore with Briwax

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Briwax is a formulated blend of soft beeswax and an imported,
hard, waxy emollient from the carnauba palm in South America.
Wood craftsmen around the world have used Briwax to protect,
restore and recondition fine furniture and antiques to their
original "patina" which could only be duplicated by laborious
rubbing.