Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ebay Alerts! Eight items – December 16, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/29lbquo Uraltes Klöppelkissen mit Ständer+Zubehör um 1910 !! Current offer: 58.00 EUR, 6 bids Auction ends: Dec 19, 2010 11:23:46 PST Offered by: Ebay Seller sammeln123, Chemnitz, Germany Comments: A wonderful Art Nouveau Klöppelständer – quite an innovative form. German … Continue reading

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Ebay Alerts! Eleven Items – December 12, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/2erdzd4 Amazing ANTIQUE FRENCH BRUSSELS POINT DE GAZE LACE Current offer: $102.50, 6 bids, reserve not met Auction ends: Dec 14, 2010 13:20:10 PST Offered by: Ebay Seller sophistichick, Fabulous Whimsies, United States Comments: This piece is 19th century Point … Continue reading

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Collecting: German Klöppelfrau Raucherfigurs

Made by H.K., Germany. 5-1/4″ long, 3″ wide, 7″ tall. She is holding a lace pattern in her hand. This rather scary looking figure is a Raucherfrau, meaning ‘Smoking Woman’. This uniquely German concept is actually an incense burner, although … Continue reading

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Ebay Alerts! Three items – December 9, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/32n2dbl Antique Hand Made Point de Venice Lace Tablecloth MINT Current offer: $47.00, 8 bids Auction ends: Dec 10, 2010 15:55:14 PST Offered by: Ebay Seller hannasattic, Seattle Washington Comments: This is a Venise tablecloth of the type often associated … Continue reading

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Collecting: Belgian 1000 Frank/200 Belga Banknotes

This banknote is of interest to lace collectors due to the wonderful engraving of a lacemaker at work on the reverse. The front shows a portrait of the Belgian King Albert I (1875-1934, reigned 1909-1934), and Queen Elisabeth (1876-1965), along … Continue reading

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Ebay Alerts! Five Items – December 5, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/2g5gybw ANTIQUE LACE HANDMADE BELGIAN FLANDERS WIDE FLOUNCE Current offer: $275.00, no bids Auction ends: Dec 06, 2010 20:02:27 PST Offered by: Paivi Roberts, Ebay Seller greatlace, Paris-Palm Beach Comments: Excellent Flemish piece, nice design, good length, good workmanship and … Continue reading

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Collecting: French Billets de Nécessité

The Billets de Nécessité issued in France around the time of WWI have many similarities with the English tokens previously discussed on this blog. Local governments issued small currency notes to compensate for a shortage in nationally issued bills.  The … Continue reading

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