Wind chill, that is. This is when we fired the vehicle up.
The Bishop was talking to the local
Master of Hounds about the difficulty he
had in keeping his vicars off the incense.
The above incense burner started our
collection and searches in antique stores when
we moved out here. We also enjoyed being around
the town of Wabash, where we later had our coffeehouse.
which ended up being across the street from our store also.
When you walk through his door, this is what you'd hear:
shaking your hand:
"Hello, what's your name? I'm Jack Francis
and Welcome to the biggest junk pile
in Northern Indiana."
People love that as we did also.
Indian type "stuff" and we've enjoyed the
unusual Indian items we run across.
These 3 use incense cones.
The middle burner of course is not Indian.
We also have many Asian burners.
The 1st two are unmarked.
The Indian with the fire is a Vantine's
and is much sought after. The artist "Ouvel"
evidently used the Indian mold and had a bank
made of the cast also. It too is very hard to find.
major importers in the late 1800-1900s.
Although he started out in California, he later
had a few stores in NY City. All products that
we have found, which include clothes are of the
highest quality. Most of the incense burners
were sold for $1.75 in their time.
The incense, if you are lucky enough to find
some still in the tins are also of the highest
quality and smell rather nice, especially
compared to todays incense.
goings, we had sold on ebay. While doing so, we met
a wonderful couple in Florida who mad and sold
their own incense. We made a deal, purchased
quite a bit, made our own labels and had a hit
with it in the store. Young and old would
find the new (to them) incense pleasant.
The Rose cones are also from them.
Sadly, the husband has since died and we
do not know what happened to Nadu.
You also see Frankincense & Myrrh which
has to burn on Charcoal tabs.
A smudge stick and some sage.
Wonderful scents all.
I may revisit this topic at a later date.
incense and peppermints - strawberry alarm clock
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