THE GREAT MULLARD MAGIC BLOG — Guest blog

Pastille Burners: The Original Room Deodoriser!

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Pastille Burners: The Original Room Deodoriser!

Pastille Burners: The Original Room Deodoriser! Another guest blog from Karen at Mullard Antiques. The use of Pastille Burners actually dates back to the time of Elizabeth I, where they were used in wealthy households to help deodorise the very foul smelling air.

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Vintage Doctor Who Sci Fi Collectibles

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Vintage Doctor Who Sci Fi Collectibles

This is the fifth in a series of guest blog posts that I will be sharing with my readers.  A small group of us, all with different backgrounds and geographical locations, have come together in an effort to share our combined vintage knowledge with all who love the vintage/antique world as we do. Visit all of us at the Vintage & Antiques Community on G+ . This week's guest post, written by Karen of Mullard Antiques (who also happens to be Mrs Mullard Magic), takes a look at the BBC Sci-Fi programme Doctor Who, and the rise in value of collectible merchandising. In common...

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Culver Glassware Identification - Then and Now

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Culver Glassware Identification - Then and Now

This is the third in a series of guest blog posts that I will be sharing with my readers.  A small group of us, all with different backgrounds and geographical locations, have come together in an effort to share our combined vintage knowledge with all who love the vintage/antique world as we do. Visit all of us at the Vintage & Antiques Community on G+ . I’m not sure about you, readers, but I know nothing at all about the U.S Culver glassware company. It has a very interesting history, which has been carefully researched by Pam of Whimsical Vintage on Ruby Lane.   Culver...

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NATIVE AMERICAN HALLMARKS: A GUEST BLOG BY ROMA ARELLANO

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NATIVE AMERICAN HALLMARKS: A GUEST BLOG BY ROMA ARELLANO

Native American hallmarks are not only key for honoring and recognizing an artist or silversmith who made a piece of Native American jewelry; they are also one of the ways to confirm that a piece is actually American Indian made. And confirming that provenance is more important than some people realize, as The Indian Arts & Crafts Act of 1990–a truth-in-advertising law–prohibits misrepresentation in marketing of Indian arts and crafts products within the United States.

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