The popularity of glass items, especially those made of milk glass, spurred the creation of many glass manufacturing companies in the United States, France, and England during the mid-1800s. These companies produced milk glass products that were used as tableware, bowls, covered dishes, specialty items, vases, and figurines.
Milk glass is an opaque or translucent milky white or colored glass, blown or pressed into a wide variety of shapes.
First made in Venice in the 16th century, colors included blue, pink, yellow, brown, black, and the white – which lead to its popularity.
How to clean White Milk Glass:
We found a great answer to cleaning the yellowed milk glass you may find during your hunt – denture cleaner. Yes – denture cleaner! Click on the link below to the easy how-to steps!
We received this amazing selection of The Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Series, featuring The Three Investigators: Jupiter “Jupe” Jones, Peter “Pete” Crenshaw, and Robert “Bob” Andrews. The series is for young teens. But the plots and suspense are intriguing.
We have about 20 of these books. The series, written between 1964 and 1987 is made up of 43 books. But in doing a search, it was a bit challenging to determine Alfred Hitchcock’s role in these books. Below is a quote that might tickle your interest:
So did Hitchcock write these?
Well, NO! Evidently, he was paid for the use of his name on the books. In researching, the answer is a bit challenging to find. This quote may help:
This is just one example of the intriguing books you’ll find at Bahoukas Antiques. So stop in today and browse. Maybe you’ll find a book or two that will encourage your young readers at home. And, of course, we’re here and we’re watchin’ for ya!
What’s the connection between Bourbon and Cookies?
Two great collector pieces, that’s what! A really delightful decanter and a cookie jar for ‘space enthusiasts.’
Old Cabin Still 1969 Hillbilly Decanter
Do you know what makes the difference between Bourbon and Whiskey?
… and the cookie – Friendship 7?
This beautiful 2-pc black pottery McCoy cookie jar, shaped like the Mercury capsule, is from 1962, commemorating the “Space Era’ and the “Friendship 7 Mercury Capsule.” Do you want to know what’s really exciting about this piece? There is actually one in the collections at the National Air and Space Museum!
Now you know, these are two unique collectibles that just might be the perfect gift for Christmas. It’s never too early to be gathering the perfect gifts for the special people on your list. Stop in and see these two pieces for yourself. And as always, you can bet we’ll be watchin’ for ya!
Did you know that 2 turtles actually were on voyages to the moon in September 1968? Check out this article on the ZOND 5.
Longevity, Patience, Wisdom
These are just a few attributes given to turtles and their symbolism.
No matter what draws you to a turtle, you might want to visit and choose one of these little guys for your collection or to give as a gift. From a huge soup tureen (not necessarily for turtle soup!!!) to one so tiny you could carry it in your pocket, we have a few choices to delight the turtle-lover.
Stop in soon. For sure, we’re here and we’ll be watchin’ for ya!
Can you still hear their voices in your head when someone mentions “Shultz and Dooley?” They were fun commercials. Did you know that Jonathan Winters was the voice for the characters?
We have a great set of Schultz and Dooley mugs that just arrived. Stop in and see them after you enjoy these fun commercials.
Great UC Commercials
Schultz and Dooley were the spokesmen … er…spokesmugs… for Utica Beer.
Visit Our Beer MuZeum
Of course, if you love Schultz and Dooley, you’ll most likely enjoy browsing the Bahoukas Beer MuZeum on the second floor of our building. Oh, and we should add this beer glass also arrived in our ‘latest’ finds, commemorating the 1982 Loyal Order of Moose 1982 National Convention MOOSEHAVEN & JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA JUNE 28- JULY 1 1982. Just an FYI – the 2023 International Moose Convention will be in Reno, Nevada!
As summer winds down, there’s still plenty of time to stop in and enjoy browsing our shop. And yep, we’re here and we’re watchin’ for ya!
We have half a dozen or so unique Classic Major League Baseball Board Games – travel size. Or… perfect for a picnic (or a rainy day)!
Test your trivia baseball knowledge and see if you can ‘win the game.’
Do you collect baseball cards?
If you do, you just might enjoy these 2 variations of Baseball Trivia Board Games. These trivia games were manufactured for several years during the height of the sports trading card craze of the mid-90s, and came with a bunch of baseball cards. The cards are like standard baseball cards, but have four trivia questions on the back, labeled single, double, triple, and home run. The game proceeds like a game of baseball, but to determine the result of an at bat, the batter spins a spinner, which would say out, or one of the four hits. If they spun a hit, they would have to answer the question on the back of the cards to see if they got the hit. As with real baseball, there are three outs to an inning, and 9 innings. The player who ends with the most runs wins.
Be ready if there’s a rain-out this weekend!
Stop in soon and grab a game or two. Keep the fun in the weekend no matter what the weather may bring. Give those baseball trivia folks a challenge and enjoy the laughs!
Yep, we’ll be here and you know, we’re watchin’ for ya!
At Bahoukas Antique Mall, we can help you cater to Dad! From vintage tools to collectible coins and tokens, fishing poles to decoys and sailboats, or books and magazines on a variety of topics, we’ve got great ideas for you.
This is just a sprinkling of the many items in our shop just in time to create a beautiful gift for dad. Or maybe he collects:
Records and albums
It’s a beautiful weekend coming up. Stop in soon to pick a special item for that special “Dad” in your life! You bet, we’ll be watchin’ for ya!
The previous 3 blog posts gave you a glimpse of our military memorabilia. There’s plenty to browse in our store. Below is a pic of a duffel bag and trunk.
As you prepare to enjoy the first long weekend that announces the promise of summer, don’t forget to take a moment to remember our Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice. If you have an opportunity, attend a Memorial Day Ceremony or visit a cemetery.
In the meantime, enjoy safe travels. We look forward to seeing you and – yes – we’re watchin’ for ya!
We have an intriguing variety of Military Memorabilia that includes canteens, binoculars, photos, pictures, caps, leather bags, and more. If you’re a collector, you just might want to stop in and browse.
We have some music albums, and even a set of leather bags, airplane model, and more.
Please remember to take a moment to be still and honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for their country! Be safe in your travels. Remember – we’re here and we’re watchin’ for ya. We look forward to seeing you this weekend.
To start off our Memorial Day Observances here at Bahoukas Antique Mall, we will share a few of the books and magazines related to U.S. Wars and Military Stories, Articles, and more. We also have a number of Life Magazines that cover a variety of military events and stories.
You are encouraged to stop by and browse, not only our books but our vintage Military pieces. We’ll be sharing more over the next few days. Of course, we’re always watchin’ for ya!
With the amazing Kentucky Derby Race featuring the winner, Rich Strike, we thought we’d share a few of our horse-y collectibles today! Just to remind you of this amazing race (who didn’t even get picked to run until the day before the race!), here’s the video from NBC Sports.
We have a few wonderful Horse Collectibles
From a number of toy items to beautiful figurines, horses always seem to inspire. Do you have a youngster that’s saving for their first horse? Check out this latest addition to our horse category!
The above figurines are the latest entries to our horse collection – including plastic, ceramic, bronze, Jadeite, and cast iron. Also check out the TOY AREA for a few more great choices of horse figures.
CLICK HERE for one of our great posts from May 2018 – talkin’ ’bout horses!
It looks like a bit of rain off and on this weekend. If you’re ducking the raindrops, stop in and visit. We’ll be watchin’ for ya (and yes, we even have a few great umbrellas you can purchase)!
This set of 4 glasses is from 1981. Highly collectible! You can’t help but love Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog! Hurry in and check these out.
This collection is part of a wonderful addition of collectible character glasses to our store. Consider these:
The set is made up of 5 glasses (1950-1968) and includes Linus ‘’Struggle for Security,’’ Lucy ‘’Properly Prepared,’’ Snoopy ‘’Civilization,’’ Snoopy ‘’Morning People,’’ and Charles Brown ‘’Hard Work.” Excellent Condition!
This 4-pc set includes: “It’s not a pretty life” … “Easy to get along with” … “not one who rises to the occasion” … and “Use your friends wisely.” Again, these are in pristine condition.
Maybe the “Flintstones” are more your style…
This set of 4 mugs is beautiful as well as fun. Excellent condition. Must be seen to be appreciated.
Or “Batman Forever” series…
This beautiful set includes Batman, Robin, Riddler, and Two Face. Another collection in excellent condition.
These very collectible McDonald’s glasses and glasls mugs sets are in excellent condition. Stop by soon and pick your favorites to add to your collection!
Yes, we’re here … and we’re watchin’ for ya! See you soon!