Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ebay Alert! Five Items – September 30, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/2dba28j EXQUISITE BRUSSELS LACE SHAWL/VEIL W/POINT DE GAZE Current offer: $665.01  22 bids  reserve not met Auction ends: Oct 03, 201018:11:41 PDT Offered by: Maria Niforos, Ebay seller mithya, London and New York Comments: I like to avoid superlatives, but … Continue reading

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Collecting: English Tokens related to the Lace Trade – Part II, 19th Century

11/19/2014:  Added a second Walker token from Brighton When I first noticed the later English tokens, it was a bit hard to take them seriously. No information on them was available in lace-related literature.  They seemed mostly to be boring … Continue reading

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Ebay Alert! Three Items – September 26, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/2ebgfdq Rouet campagnard – carreau de dentellière – fuseaux Current offer: EUR 25.00  no bids Auction ends: Oct 04, 2010 03:41:51 PDT Offered by: Ebay seller mapy43, Aiguilhe, France Comments: Typical French bobbin winder, looks in good shape.  Sometimes these … Continue reading

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Ebay Alert! Two Items – September 23, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/28rrag4 Plaque de Dentellière Auvergne Current offer: Eur 159.00  no bids Auction ends: Sep 29, 2010 11:10:57 PDT Offered by: Ebay seller dufonducanape, Rhone Alps, France Comments: A much better plior than the one previously featured on Ebay Alert. Good … Continue reading

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Collecting: English Tokens related to the Lace Trade – Part I, 17th and 18th centuries

12/9/2011 – Updated to add the St. Eeds token, Peter Reynoldes  and James Brierly examples. 11/13/2016 – Added the silver gilt Leighton version. After noting the stolen lace token article in LaceNews, several readers have asked for more information on … Continue reading

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Ebay Alert! Four Pieces – September 19, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/26fgzzj Antique Lace – Fine 19th c. Bobbin Lace Collar Current offer: $295.00 Buy it Now Auction ends: Up for 30 days Offered by: Maria Niforos, doing business as Ebay seller Mithya, London-New York Comments: Quite a nice bertha of … Continue reading

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Interview: Anne Swift

Anne Swift is a longtime London lace dealer with a stall on the famous Portobello Road (Street Stall 1 Portobello Road – corner of Portobello Road and Westbourne Grove.) She is also the seller EASTAYTON on Ebay, and it is … Continue reading

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Ebay Alert! Three Items – September 16, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/2dlqf5c Exqusite Antique Brussels Bobbin Lace Wedding Veil Current offer: GPB 280 no bids Auction ends: Sep 22, 2010, 14:13:20 PDT. Offered by: Ebay seller fwollf63, Erzgebirge/Sachsen, Germany Comments: This has the typical form of a bonnet veil, but is … Continue reading

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Lace Event: Isis Lacemakers 28th Lace Day – October 30, 2010

Isis Lacemakers 28th Lace Day Date: October 30, 2010 Place: Exeter Hall Kidlington, Oxford TIME: 10.00 AM UNTIL 4.00 PM SPEAKER: Janice Cole “Lace and Fashion” Suppliers: Biggins, Roseground, Stuart Johnson, Lace Circle, Christine and David Springett, Winslow Bobbins. TICKETS … Continue reading

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Lace Event: Bobbin Along at the Settlement Lace Day – October 23, 2010

Letchworth Settlement Lace Day Date: October 23, 2010 Place: Letchworth Settlement Nevells Road, Letchworth Garden City SG6 4UB Time: 10.00 AM until 4.00 PM Speaker: Jan Gardiner “That’s Nice Dear, But What Are You Going To Do With It?” Tickets … Continue reading

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