New to board from Central Illinois

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by kwqd, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. kwqd

    kwqd New Member

    Long time collector of art, paintings, glass, wood carvings, cast iron, firearms, etc. Trying to slow collecting to prevent death due to avalanche of collectibles in my home. At the age where I should start letting things go, instead of getting more stuff. Unfortunately, I've only collected things that I really like so some extensive therapy may be needed.
     
  2. i need help

    i need help Well-Known Member

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  3. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

    Thanks INH, I hadn’t heard of the Collyers. Sad but fascinating story and with 120 tons of stuff removed makes me think I’ve a long way to go.
     
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  4. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

  5. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

  6. KikoBlueEyes

    KikoBlueEyes Well-Known Member

    Welcome. Show us some of that "collection".
     
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  7. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Welcome! I've tried to thin the hoard, but things keep following me home!
     
  8. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    greetings....u will not find therapy here....only cheerleading squad !! :hilarious::hilarious::hilarious:
     
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  9. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    WELCOME Kwqd !!! ... Joy. :)
     
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  10. judy

    judy Well-Known Member

    Hi Kwqd!

    Welcome to Antiquers!
     
  11. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    Welcome! Years ago, I read Marcia Davenport's book (My Brother's Keeper), which scared me so much that I am very (VERY) careful about what follows me home!

    Unless, of course, it's a book, or cobalt glass, or certain kinds of china, or...
     
  12. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Every time I look at the title of this I see Illinois Central - railfan's daughter syndrome.(LOL)
     
  13. all_fakes

    all_fakes Well-Known Member

  14. Ghopper1924

    Ghopper1924 Well-Known Member

    Welcome from a fellow midwesterner!
     
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