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Page 8          The Antique Shoppe          March, 2017                                         __
         Manatee Co. Antiques Dealers                                             POPCORN                     Continued from Page 2


                                                                                    Today, collectors  spend hundreds of dollars  for just
         Bradenton,  Ellenton, Palmetto & Terra Ceia                              one of these old popcorn pails.  A 1927 Jolly Time Pop

                                                                                  Corn advertising tin pail with a bale handle, which is
                                                                                  considered quite rare, is valued at $255.
                                                                                    American Pop Corn Company was just one of dozens
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                                                                                  of  popcorn  manufacturers  in America  in  the  first  half
                                                                                  of the 20  century.  I have never
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                                                                                  seen a complete  list of popcorn                      Dickinson’s Little
                                                                                  manufacturers, but it seems like                      Buster Pop Corn,
                                                                                  every city in the Midwest possessed                   circa 1920, was
                                                      3                           a popcorn manufacturer  who only                      manufactured by the
                                                                                                                                        Albert Dickenson Co.
                                                       6 2    4                   used locally  grown popcorn.  Some                    of Chicago, IL.  This
                                                                                  of the companies to look for include                  unopened canister is
                                                                                                                                        valued at $115.
                                           1                                      Maryland     Popcorn    Cooperative                   Beautiful Festival
                                                                                  Association (who made Hopalong                        popcorn advertising
                                                                                  Cassidy popcorn),  American  Can                      container with  circus
                                                                                                                                        graphics on cardboard
             Carriage House                                                       Company  (Festival  popcorn), Dr.                     body.  Made by the
                                                                                  Jackson’s Food Ltd (Mother Jackson’s
                                                                                                                                        American Can
                       Antiques                                                   popcorn), and Geiser Potato Chip  Company in the early 20  century, this
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                                                                                                                        5-¼ inch tall popcorn tin sells for $130.
                          of Bradenton                                            Company (Old Faithful Pop Corn).                           I
                                                                                    Vintage  popcorn containers are
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            ANTIQUES  COLLECTIBLES                                                small, averaging 4-5 inches tall, so they take very little space and make
              FURNITURE  JEWELRY
                   GIFTS  BOOKS                                                   interesting  displays.    There  is no average  price  for these  old  popcorn
                DEPRESSION GLASS                                                  containers, but $100 - $300 is the expected value range for an unopened
                 14 ROOMS FULL                                                                        UNIVERSITY  PKWY.
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                19 Years Same Location              Antiques & Collectibles       tin of popcorn (be sure and shake the can to hear the kernels rattle).
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                941-747-9234                            Tea Room & Gifts            For more information              LOCKWOOD RIDGE RD
                                                                                                    301on the history of popcorn, popcorn poppers, or collecting
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            3307 Manatee Ave. W.                        941.417.2150              popcorn tins, you might want to contact the Wyandot Popcorn Museum, located
                                                                                                              TUTTLE AVE.
             Bradenton, FL 34205                 www.charmsofleffingwell.com      in the Old US Post Office building in Marion, Ohio.  This is the only museum in
                                                                                                       DR. MLK JR. HWY
                                                    Open Sat. & Sun. 10am-3pm
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                   We Buy Too!                          or by appointment         the world dedicated to popcorn and its associated memorabilia.  75
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                                                                                                              17th ST
                OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK                  905 Leffingwell Avenue                                LIME  12th ST
                                                                                              CENTRAL
                                                                                                     WASHINGTON
                    9:30am-5:00pm                                                                LEMON
                                       1              Ellenton, FL 34222    2             SARASOTA & OSPREY
                                                                                                                                        SR 780
                                                                                                                FRUITVILLE RD.
                                                                                                      RINGLING BLVD
                Dealer Friendly!                                                                                BAHIA VISTA
              Emiline’s                            FEED STORE                                        TAMIAMI TRAIL                            CATTLEMAN
                        Antique Mall                                                                           BEE R IDGE RD .        SR 758
                                                    ANTIQUE MALL                                    US
                           9000 sq. ft.                                                             41
                         Air-Conditioned            antiques & collectibles                                   SWIFT RD.
                            Showroom                  4407 Hwy 301                                                                          SR 72
                             M-S 10-5              Ellenton, FL 34222                              STICKNEY POINT RD    BENEVA   McINTOSH RD
                            Sun 12-5                Exit 224, 1 Mile W of I-75                            TAMIAMI
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                     50 Quality Dealers             (941) 729-1379                                              TRAIL                          75
          19 YEARS in the Same Location               Mon. thru Sat. 10 - 5
           1250 10th St. E. (Hwy. 301)                    Sun. 12 - 5
          Palmetto, FL • 941-729-5282                50 Quality Dealers
                                                                                                                             OSPREY
              I-75, Exit 224 then 3 mi. West  3                             4                                            2   BAY ST.
                                                             Magnolia                   Gulf Coast Sarasota                   8,500 sq.ft.               30 Dealers
                                                                                                                                  OLD VENICE RD.
                                                          Antique Mall                 ANTIQUE
                                                                                          SHOW                                 113 TAMIAMI TRAIL
                                                          Antiques • Collectibles • Fine Gifts

                  941-729-9500                     3411 US Hwy 301 N.                         18  - 19  C.                        OSPREY, FL
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           Just south of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge  Ellenton, FL 34222               Americana • Folk Art •Furniture    1 block S. of Spanish Point    941-966-9800
                                                                                                                         “Uniques for Every Taste & Personality”
               on beautiful Terra Ceia Island        (2 miles West of I-75, Exit 224)  SAT. MAR 18   9-2
         Come visit our shop featuring furniture,   Mon.-Sat. 10-5 • Sun. 12-5
                                                                                         South Gate Center
               pottery, artwork, or that            941-722-5255                      3145 South Gate Circle
                  one of a kind gift.                                                       Sarasota, FL
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                6441 U.S. Highway 19                             #1 Antique Mall    From N: I-75 (exit 210W) Fruitville, L on Tuttle, 3/4 way around rotary.  Wicker & Rattan • Clocks • Mirrors • Fine Art • Bronzes
                    P.O. Box 378                                2006-2015           From S: I-75 (exit 207W) Bee Ridge, R on Tuttle, 1/4 way around rotary.  Art Deco • Arts & Crafts • Fine Crystal & China • Quits
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                 Terra Ceia, FL 34250                      Small Business of the Year                Admission $5 / $4 with this ad -as  Linens • Pottery • Art Glass • Books • Postcards
                                                                                     Shows- Nov 18  Dec 3  JaN 14  Feb 11  Mar 18  apr 14
                                                                                                                             Jewelry • Bakelite • Toys & Much More!
                                                                                                                                Monday - Saturday 10-5
              Hours:  Tue – Sat  10-5  5       We carry Howard Woodcare Products  6         (941) 228-7758                “Look for the orange & green BuiLdings”
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