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Treasures Anew is moving!



Dear Consignors and Clients,

As you may already be aware, the strip mall will be demolished to make room for an LRT station.  The City has given notice that all shops must vacate their premises by September 1, 2018.

I am in the midst of finalizing the lease for a new location.  Fingers crossed, it will be at 1390 Clyde Avenue, Suite 101, Ottawa K2G 3H9 (near Denny’s Restaurant.)    The move date is May 1 and we hope to be open within a week of the move.  Business, in the meantime will continue as usual at our present location until we close the doors on April 29.

All consigned items whose due date is the end of April will be packaged and you will be called for your pick-up one week prior to April 29.  If you wish to bring in items for consignment between March 1 and April 27, you will be asked if you want your items moved and displayed in the new location.  If yes, you will be asked to sign a form giving us permission to move your items and releasing us from any damages or loss (while we will be hiring professional movers to package and transport items to the new location, accidents do occasionally happen). Though we do not expect the move to disrupt business for very long, we will nevertheless provide you with an extended time in the new location, i.e. 3 months instead of 2.  If you do not wish to join us at our new location, we will not be accepting your items for processing between now and  April 27.

So to prove that it’s business as usual, why not have a peak at some of the goodies that have come to our store this month (www.treasuresanew.ca):

  • Patrick’s German wood figurines
  • Vintage linen dresser set, shamrocks
  • 2 china serving plates in shape of a shamrock
  • Easter décor:  bunnies of all shapes and sizes, both lit and unlit
  • Easter linens, runners and towels
  • Easter garlands
  • Husk and wood statues and masks from Africa
  • Vintage Marten fur collars (complete body intact)
  • Fox fur collar (excellent shape)
  • Wool carpet, tan, 5’ x 7’
  • Piano lamp
  • Treasured moment 50th anniversary couple
  • Reed and woven baskets
  • Professional dart board, made in UK
  • New Gluckstein packaged queen sheet set (4 pc) and double (3 piece)
  • 2 Asian lacquered plaques with semi-precious stones
  • Antique Wedgwood plate (imari style)
  • Joseph 9 piece mixing bowl set with measuring spoons
  • 6 crystal wine tumblers
  • 3 vintage wood bobbins
  • New 6 piece bathroom set, white
  • 5 packages of vintage marbles (most very large)
  • Fitz and Floyd china goose basket
  • Hanging and shelf terrarium, artificial plants
  • Vintage Wood & Sons “The Post House” china
  • New, packaged “heatable hooty (owl)” scented with French lavender
  • Keith ceramic beer stein
  • Bombay jewelry music box
  • California raisin figures
  • McCoy open planter, drip rim
  • Bombay wood mantle clock
  • Paragon, 1941 Patriot series, cup & saucer, sailing ships
  • Soapstone Inuit sculptures
  • Retro Disney Mickey china figurines
  • 1950s Danish wood magazine rack, spindles surround
  • Royal Albert meat platter, “silver birch”
  • 6 4-pc setting Pfatzfraff, “Nature”
  • Box new foam slippers Apothecary

These are very exciting times for Treasures Anew.  We are looking forward to our new location even though the last 8 years at 747 Richmond Road have been very rewarding.  We have made so many good friends that, I hope, will follow us to our new home.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Lynn, Lynda, Sue, Jane P, and Rosemary
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday:  10 am – 6 pm; Thursday and Friday 10 – 7 pm; Saturday:

10 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 11am – 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm; Thursday  and Friday evenings from 5 pm to 7 pm;

Cupid Comes to Treasures Anew



Greetings to all my frozen consignors and clients,

The beginning of 2018 was not kind to us.  What in the world did we do to deserve this punishing winter?  What Gods did we anger?  What must we do to appease those in charge so that we can return to a normal winter?  How about we all just say “uncle” and see if the weather warms up.  The only good thing about this type of wicked weather is that it has the benefit of uniting us all in the common mantra of, “Cold enough for you?”.

Besides the winter being a cruel blow to business, Premier Wynn has added an extra challenge:  a 21% increase in wages.  For small businesses, this is a major challenge to overcome.  As wages represent a major part of operational costs, this cost for small-margin businesses such as Treasures Anew, represents a significant increase.  It’s just not about wages, but CRA remittance, stat holidays and vacation pay.    After all, we cannot negotiate leases, hydro, gas or telephone.  There is very little wiggle room.  What I would say to Premier Wynn is that you cannot solve the problem of poverty on the backs of small businesses.  There are other measures that can be taken such as taxing the populace at large to ensure that our lowest-paid employees are compensated through these tax measures.   But, let’s face, this was a political move, not one based on sound economics.  Every major business and economic council advised her not to move so quickly and drastically, yet she ignored their best advice, stating that “there would be no consequences”.   Yet, this is not the case.  Cut in hours, benefits, and job losses are now evident.  So much for the Premier’s declaration of “no consequences”.

All to say, to keep our doors open, you will see two changes.  We will be reducing our hours of operation.  Instead of being opened on Thursdays and Fridays until 8 pm, we will now close at 7 pm.  Similarly, we will now close on Saturdays at 5 pm, instead of 6 pm.  You will also see a small increase in the cost of our products (between 25 cents and a dollar).  We simply have no choice.  If you enjoy our store, you will understand why we have taken these measures so that we can continue to serve your needs. If these changes upset you, please make your views known to the Premier.

Enough about politics.  Let’s move onto to more pleasant things.  You know that we always have a flow of new treasures coming into our store.  Why not see a some of them at treasuresanew.ca.  Here’s a listing of some of our latest arrivals.

  • Russian fur fox flap hat
  • Rare teapot, Anne, USA
  • Royal Dux dog
  • Russian lacquered figurines
  • Sterling 5-piece dresser set
  • Cornflower stemware
  • Glass plate
  • Wall mirror, iron figures of people and animals
  • New bath sheets, towels, and wash cloths
  • 2 Occupied Japan figurines, Jiminy Crickets
  • 2 new packaged Ariel figurines (retro)
  • Wilton Ernie cake pan and directions
  • Blue willow china, assorted (vintage)
  • Winter doggie booties
  • Knitting needles in embroidered zippered case
  • Hummel figurines
  • Silver, 925, jewelry
  • Coral necklace
  • Amber and 925 ring (large)
  • Hummel figurines
  • Russian lacquered boxes and figurines
  • Touch lamp, medium
  • Crystal decanters
  • Swarovski rings and necklace
  • Waterford crystal desk frame
  • Large wood marionette, made in Germany
  • Wood cutlery box
  • Art glass dishes, various sizes
  • Antique Royal Doulton plates, flow blue style
  • Rare collection of Edward VIII and George VI loving cups, demi-tasse and plates sizes (1937)
  • Décor and original art
  • Portmeirion “Welsh Dresser” vase
  • Adams Ironstone serving dishes, “Lancaster” pattern
  • Boxed 2 Royal Worcester egg coddlers
  • Boxed air corn popper
  • Nespresso electric steam/milk frother
  • Glosche X-large glass beer bottle
  • Danish Furnivals coffee pot and covered sugar
  • Goebels easter egg collection, 1983
  • German-made wood figurines, St. Patrick
  • Retro Kellogg’s alarm clock
  • Cast brass vintage bookends, ships
  • Rare 4-piece Beauceware tea set
  • Combination wall thermometer and barometer
  • Villeroy 19 in melamine tray, “naif” pattern
  • 8 Danish, Marketplace cup and saucers
  • Vintage Bartlett glass covered cookie jar
  • Wrinkles moose
  • Vintage poodle planter
  • 4-piece antique Wedgwood canister, salt & pepper and pitcher
  • 4 piece antique wash basin set
  • Antique Limoges milk pitcher

 

And don’t forget, we’re nearly at Valentine’s Day.  Have fun with Cupid by wearing some holiday-related jewelry.

Thank you for continuing to support Treasures Anew.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Lynn, Lynda, Sue, Jane P, and Rosemary
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday:  10 am – 6 pm; Thursday and Friday 10 – 7 pm; Saturday:

10 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 11am – 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm; Thursday  and Friday evenings from 5 pm to 7 pm;

Season’s Greetings from Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

It’s only the beginning of December but already we’ve been inundated with Christmas lights, trees, and various other seasonal displays for the last month. There is some reason behind this madness. Christmas is one of the most festive times of the year and it’s no wonder that this is our way of warding off the miseries of winter by focusing and embracing all that is Christmas: family traditions, community, renewal, and shared moments.

Even though this is a magical time of year, let’s be honest… it can also be so very stressful. With all the demands from friends and family and the time spent shopping and preparing the home and food, it is easy to see how you can feel burnt out during this time of the year. But while Treasures Anew can’t help you prepare food, clean your house or prepare for visiting guests, we can help you fulfill your shopping needs for this season of giving and sharing.

Beauty and Jewelry
– Evelyn and Crabtree gift set
– Manicure sets
– Clips/screws high-end and costume jewelry (bracelets, necklaces and earrings)
– Amber and 925 ring and necklaces
– Swarovski ring, star shape
– Jewelry boxes (all shapes and sizes – modern and vintage)
– Swarovksi pendant necklace
– 925 tiger eye pendants and rings

Entertaining
– Crystal wines, ports and sherries
– Crystal fruit bowls
– Crystal decanters
– Serving plates (modern and vintage)
– Silver plate cutlery (including vintage and modern)
– Salad servers
– Crystal salters and knife rests
– Crystal condiment dishes
– Vintage posy candle holders
– Crystal short and tall candle holders
– Stainless 3 pc fish set

Kitchen
– Rice cooker
– Presto pressure cooker
– Lagostina pans
– Toaster
– Mugs
– Salt and peppers, various styles and motifs. (vintage and modern)
– Pressure Cooker
– Oster 16-speed blender

Linens
– New towels: bath towel, bath sheets, hand towels and wash cloths
– Tablecloths (vintage and modern) and napkins
– Kitchen hand towels
– Doilies and table runners
– New drapes (used and packaged)
– Cushions
– Quilts
– Wool blankets (vintage and retro – excellent condition)

Seasonal Items:
– Tree skirts
– Beaded runners (Pier 1)
– Beaded cushions (Pier 1)
– Vintage moveable figures (large)
– Dept 56 Snowbabies
– Glass serving plates
– Battery-lit trees
– Figurines: reindeer, santas, etc
– Animated Jazz Santa playing saxophone
– Advent fabric wall hanging
– Tree toppers (lit and non-lit)
– Angel baby (Ashton Drake)
– Chargers and high-end paper plates
– 20 piece Christmas dish set
– 5- pc lit village sets
– Cookie jars
– Hundreds of vintage and retro tree ornaments
– Numerous salt and pepper shakers
– 2 18” pillar candle holders, angels
– 30” plush bear, holding baby bears and moose
– The Gift of Magi, book and oils
– Table tree, made from mini gift boxes
– Folding tabletop tree, cardboard, Nativity scene
– Swedish gnome, Asas Tomtebord

Collectables

– High end tea cups and saucers
– Moorcroft short vase
– Belleek dessert plates and vases
– Occupied Japan tea set and salt & peppers
– Beswick figurines
– Royal Doulton figurines
– Hummel figurines
– Russian tea cosy
– Depression glass bowls
– Carnival glass bowls
– Art glass bowls
– Box fish set (cutlery)
– Mini child tea set (vintage)
– Box steak set (vintage)
– Russian lacquered spoons
– Silver plate 4-part brush set
– Boxed 4 wines goblets, silver plate
– Seaway opening 3 pc tea cup and plate set
– Ashton Drake Bear (1998 retired)
– Vintage decanters and liquor glasses
– Vintage Nestle Hot Chocolate Canister
– Vaclaf Vaca original oil painting
– Vintage bobbling squirrel mint dish, 1940s, souvenir of Ottawa
– Vintage turkey platter, Johnson Brothers
– 2 vintage brass & glass globe candle holders
– Hand carved marionette, 2 feet high, hand painted
– 1940s German doll, moveable eyes
– Retro dial phones (working)
– Retro floor ashtray, metal and glass
– Cast iron vintage bookends, horse heads
– English posies, various sizes and colours
– 1940s vintage summer hat, ruffled rim
– Retro man’s lunch pail
– Cast iron vintage bookends, horse heads

Miscellaneous

– Banker’s lamp
– Piano lamp
– Retro lamp, pink shade
– 2 table lamps, brass, with tan shades
– Floor lamp, black metal and modern, adjustable
– Touch lamp, medium
– 3 nesting tables
– Vintage side table, front open door
– Bathroom accessories (5 pc purse/girl motif bathroom set w/accompanying towels
– Frames (all sizes)
– Retro cast iron paper roller for fireplace
– 5 pc cast brass fireplace set
– Yoga pose man and woman bookends
– Stone hand-shaped candle holder
– 2 brass table lamps, tan shades

In closing, it’s the holiday season. Let the overeating begin!

From our Treasures Anew family to yours, best wishes for the holiday season and a very Happy New Year.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Lynn, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Jane P, and Rosemary
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday: 10 am – 6 pm; Thursday and Friday: 10 am – 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday: 10am – 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm; Thursday and Friday evenings: 5 – 8 pm.

Gobble Gobble Greetings from Treasures Anew



Happy Thanksgiving, Consignors and Clients,

Ottawa is a beautiful city at any time of the year, but is particularly breathtaking in the fall when Thanksgiving occurs.  Leaves turn spectacular colours, so brilliant as to appear almost neon.  The air is cool and crisp.  Everything seems sharper and clearer.

Unlike American Thanksgiving which falls in November, our Thanksgiving has been celebrated on the second Monday in October since 1957.  The first thanksgiving can be traced back to Ontario in the mid-1880s.  The Protestant clergy successfully lobbied the Canadian government to create Canada’s first, national Thanksgiving in 1859.  At any rate, deciding to have Thanksgiving in October when the weather is still warm enough for us to enjoy the outdoors was a great idea!

And enjoy the last vestiges of good weather before the first flakes begin to fall.  Speaking of which, we will be accepting Christmas items Monday, October 16.  Just a heads-up — given our limited space, we will be giving preference to those items that are unique and/or of higher value/quality.

Here’s a hint of what just came in…you can see some photos on our web site at www.treasuresanew.ca, under the category “showcase”.

–  Antique coal keeper
–  Art glass bust vase, possibly Murano
–  Leather, studded hassock/foot stool
–  Walnut tea wagon with removable tray
–  Cube, lightweight hassock
–  Shaeffer fountain pens
–  Sugaharo paperweights, apples
–  6 piece platter with salt/pepper and gravy boat (white)
–  2 floor lamps, metal with 3 adjustable spot lamps
–  Vintage floor hamper, footed
–  “The Wild” crystal figurines:  rabbit, seal and lion
–  Retro Tupperware 3 position condiment holder (with lids) and handle
–  Florentine style accent jewelry table – plays music when opened
–  Large Pyrex covered casserole with lid
–  Occupied Japan, cup and saucer, interior lily design
–  Bombay accent tables, fold-down sides
–  Accent table, metal sides with glass top
–  Beaded pumpkin centrepiece, with beaded coasters
–  Glass and china pumpkins
–  Autumn-themed runners and tea towels
–  Soup tureen (with ladle) and under plate
–  Glass fish plate, quite large
–  Royal Albert, Paragon, Foley and Adderly cups and saucers (English)
–  Retro double-sided compact, hologram of girl with blinking eyes
–  Storage cube (leopard top), with leopard throw and pillow ( sold separately)
–  Biani gemina wallet, new
–  Hand quilted double coverlet with 2 pillows
–  Vintage wood and brass butter churn converted into umbrella stand
– Hand quilted tote bag
–  Halloween bakeware:  2 trays each having 6 pumpkin moulds
–  Vintage Fitz and Floyd candy dish, double swan handle
–  Wall mirror, bevelled, 22“ x 27“, brown surround
–  3 Kaiser vases, different sizes
–  Bedside table, 2 drawers
–  2 horse head book ends
–  New Cranium game
–  Sterling napkin rings
–  Asian cloisonne table lamp
–  Waterford crystal desk frame (7” x 9”)
–  Russian vintage character decanter, Prince
–  Stay Tuned: Television’s Unforgettable moments (with 2 CDs)
–  Music that Rocked the World (book with vinyl record cover)

Wishing you all a wonderful gobble-gobble Thanksgiving.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Lynn, Jane P, and Rosemary
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday:  10 am to 6 pm; Thursday and Friday:  10 am – 8 pm; Saturday:  10 am to 6 pm: Sunday: 11am to 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am to 1 pm; Thursday and Friday evenings:  5 – 8 pm.

Fall into Autumn at Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

Bye-bye summer, hello fall.  The transition into fall might represent a tough time for some of you.  The calendar is once again filling up with overlapping events, and you may wonder how you’ll squish them all in.  You may look longingly at your checklist of summer fun and lament the things you never got to.  When you leave your home in the morning or as the sun sets more quickly with every passing day, you notice that distinctive chill in the air, and you ask yourself, “when do I finally put away my sandals and start going through the cupboard for those long-sleeve garments.”  It’s not surprising that this time of year can lead you down the road of blues.

Shifting your thoughts to the joys of upcoming holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah — can help you “reboot” your life and take on new challenges.  Treasures Anew helps you through these moments of transition by providing you with seasonally-related items.  With the hundreds of new items that arrive weekly, it’s easy to distract yourself with a visit to our store.

If you’d like to have a peak at some of the items that have recently come in, check us out at www.treasuresanew.ca.

  • White, hydraulic swivel chair on casters
  • 20 piece, 2 tier rotating spice rack
  • Reuge retro music box, Hummel style
  • Marilyn Monroe poster
  • 6-peg wall shelf, cats
  • 3 step wooden doggie stairs
  • Hamilton Beach milkshake blender
  • Retro Mr. Peanut covered jar
  • Retro glass carafe on stand with burner
  • Wood bird house, “antiques” store
  • Banker’s lamp
  • Vintage tobacco barrel, topped with pipe
  • Route 66 floor storage unit
  • Wood Gaspe table lamp, with carved figures in rocking chairs, signed
  • Vintage wooden “potty” chair with wood arms
  • Cat tunnel toy
  • Vintage pottery basin and pitcher
  • Wood, wall barometer
  • Stain glass cat with hat
  • Homedics hand spa
  • Vintage cigarette tins
  • Hummel table lamp
  • Hoselton loon, on stone
  • Royal Doulton “Balloon Lady”
  • Noritake vase, Rothchild pattern
  • Border Fine Arts figurine, Scot and dog
  • Retro wood monkey figure, with fur
  • Beaded pumpkin centrepiece, with 4 beaded coasters
  • Crown Ducal teapot, cream & sugar
  • Oil, skater lacing up, by Gina Bielinski
  • Portable dog play pen
  • China cookie jar, cat
  • 76 piece silver plate cutlery, with wood case
  • 2 watercolour paintings by local artist Roy Cottee, landscapes
  • Vintage Shirley Temple doll, made in Canada, 1940s
  • 3 large Bosson wall figures, vintage
  • Royal Copenhagen figurine, 2 women in Norwegian traditional dress
  • 6 1950s Jessie Tate plates, Alpine pattern
  • New dish set: 34 pc, fire-engine red (Skye McGhie)

And remember, if you have children going off to university who need to furnish their new digs with household items such as tables, lamps, kitchen paraphernalia, dish sets, etc., Treasures Anew is the place to come.

Happy Labour Day weekend.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Jane P and Lynn
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257
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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday:  10 am to 6 pm; Thursday and Friday:  10 am – 8 pm; Saturday:  10 am to 6 pm; Sunday: 11am to 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am to 1 pm; Thursday and Friday evenings:  5 – 8 pm.

 

Enjoy shopping again. Come to Treasures Anew!



Summer Greetings to all!

It’s August… and boy, oh, boy, haven’t we all been so disappointed.  So much rain and so few really sunny, warm days.  We definitely have been gypped this year.  It’s just not fair.  How can summer be so short and winter so long?  You know what they say about seasons in Ottawa:  there are only two – winter and construction.  But I’m not the first to whine about our short summers.  It’s part of our collective vocabulary.  We may not agree on politics but we certainly share the same opinion on the state of this summer’s weather.

Speaking of time and seasons, Treasures Anew has now been opened for nearly 8 years, and we are so proud to keep serving you all.   We recently had our Canada 150 Weekend Sale and we were so happy that so many of you came out to take advantage of some really great savings.  .

We owe our success to you:  consignors and clients.  You have spread the word and for this we are very grateful.  As a “Mom ‘n Pop Shop”, we depend on your good word to help us stay in business and grow.  We would like to feel that we are an integral part of the Westboro and Ottawa landscape and that we are providing a valuable service.

As always, we have consignors who bring us some awesome items for consignment.  Some of the gems that arrived this month are featured on our web site:  www.treasuresanew.ca  under the title of “showcase”.  Have a peak at:
–   Beswick Palomino china horse, rare
–   Goebel Maggie Pye and Mabel Tree figurine
–   Black & Decker toaster oven
–   Oak wood trolley, with removable tray

  • “Time out” child’s bench
  • Wood chef statue
  • blanket rack, wood
  • Royal Dux figures:  Seated nude, elephant and antelope
  • Bunnykins china
  • Retro cribbage board in box
  •  Vintage and retro short and long gloves
  • Vintage and retro evening bags
  • 2 tier flower/bookcase shelf, wood, bird motif
  • Large owl, perfect to ward off birds from your garden
  • Throws, Pier 1
  • 2 twig and wood placemats, very unusual
  • Wall shelf, with pegs
  • 2 Royal Dux dancing couple
  • Ceramic 2 piece chip dip set, signed
  • Rare Paragon teacups and saucer sets, sailboat and floral
  • Pier 1 pillows and cushions, various sizes and motifs
  • 925 charm bracelet
  • Men’s and women’s gold wedding bands
  • Women’s wrist watches
  • Netsuke carving, rare
  • Bookends:  various motifs and sizes
  • Russian music boxes and wooden eggs, spoons, etc.
  • 1950’s cutlery, bake lite
  • Accent lamp, multi-bendable mini lights
  • 2 cast iron door stops, geese
  • Sandicast cats and dogs figures
  • Tintin car models
  • Vintage Campbell’s dolls, girl and boy
  • Twig rooster
  • Wood bread box
  • Fitz and Floyd seashore vase
  • Asian jade and precious gems bonsai tree
  • Vintage owl night light
  • Aynsley china covered frog trinket box
  • Westinghouse 1930s Teapot
  • Beanie babies bride and groom
  • Brass metal pheasants
  • Devon fish gurgle pot
  • Boxed Fiat car mouse
  • Boxed certificate Marilyn Monroe collector plate
  • Vintage face wall plaque
  • Anna G wine bottle opener
  • “Donut” teapot

As of August 15, we’ll be accepting autumn-related items.  But please don’t bring in your Christmas items just yet.  We’ll be accepting these at a later date that we’ll announce in future newsletters.

What better way to end this note than by thanking you all for your confidence in Treasures Anew.  We are so pleased to serve you all – both consignors and clients.  You’re continuing support is what keeps us in business.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Jane P, Lynda, Sue and Lynn.

www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Store hours:
Monday to Wednesday:  10 am – 6 pm; Thursday and Friday:  10 am – 8 pm; Saturday:  10 am – 6 pm; Sunday: 10am – 5 pm.

Intake hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm; Thursday and Friday evenings:  5 – 8 pm.

Canada 150 Greetings from Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

Enjoying Canada 150?  Have you taken advantage of all the festivals that are special events that are commemorating this fantastic event?  This is certainly a momentous time in our country’s history and we really need to reflect on what a wonderful country this is, especially when you read about all the misery that plagues so many nations.

As a first generation Canadian, I cannot thank my parents enough for having taken the plunge and worked so many menial jobs to establish their presence in Canada.  I’m only one of thousands of Canadians whose parents chose to immigrate to Canada.  They had no idea what the future held for them.  But through very hard work, they stayed, worked through language and anti-immigrant sentiments and made Canada their home.

Enough with the flag-waving.  You probably just want to know what treasures came into our store this month.  You know what you have to do:  just go the www.treasuresanew.ca (under showcase) to see of our latest arrivals.  They include:

  • Repro wall telephone from the 1940s
  • Wicker 3-tier shelf, accent table and a footstool
  • Coke refrigerator
  • Accent tables, various shapes and sizes
  • Travel folk up artist easel
  • Oster 12 speed blender
  • Art deco swirl turso vase
  • Floor metal gumball machine
  • Vintage floor ashtray
  • Flamingo motif martini glasses
  • Pimpernell coasters: Parliament
  • Portugese salt and peppers, rooster
  • An assortment of unique playing cards
  • Onyx chess set from Mexico
  • Reuge and Solentro music boxes
  • Wine rack, metal, space for wine glasses and wine bottles
  • Royal Albert “Country Roses” cream and sugar
  • Modern leather foot stool/poof
  • Goose neck floor lamp
  • Brass piano lamp, shape of harp
  • Flower pot, open duck, USA
  • Toby character jugs
  • Pier 1 pillows and throws
  • Hand-made and woven quilts
  • Metal floor wine holder with upper level for ice
  • Vintage reproduction push button phone
  • Metal bicycle (for CDs) or garden ornament
  • Wood vegetable bin
  • Retro 4 nesting canisters, aluminum
  • Gold and silver necklaces, rings, and earrings
  • Stone angel for garden
  • 2-tier wood flower holder, bird motif
  • 2 men’s caps, Prinz Heinrich, brown & blue
  • Welcome sign, cat motif
  • Chilmark pewter Indian writing on hide
  • Mandolin slicer (new)
  • Skye McGhie 8 piece dish set, new (ruby red)
  • Sherman vintage jewelry
  • Coloured lithograph, Lord Nelson, by War Von Overstreten
  • Crystal vases and decanters
  • Repro phone desk style, black
  • 5 arm, goose neck, floor lamp, shades different colour
  • Watercolour, stream & trees by Shirley Thompson
  • Vintage brass bells, different styles and motifs
  • Working men’s and women’s wrist watches
  • Harley-Davidson cube wood calendar
  • Changing Lit floral candle on stand

Two important notes of interest to consignors.  Firstly, as of July 17, we will stop taking in any seasonally-related items.  Secondly, due to rising operational costs, we regretfully have to announce that we will be changing our split from 50/50 to 40/60.  (This by the way is the norm for most consignment stores).  This will be effective as of July 3, 2017.  All consignors who have brought in items before June 30 will be “grandfathered”, i.e., you will receive 50% as per your contract. Please, also remember that you must collect monies in your account within a year of your last activity date with us.

Thank you, in advance, for your understanding.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Jane P and Lynn
www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257
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Celebrate Dads with Gifts from Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

Oh, it’s that glorious time of the year when we begin to lovingly look at our gardens and imagine what joy it will bring us in the next couple of months.  “What shall I choose to plant first?” “Shall I go with the tried-and-true?”  “Maybe experiment with some more exotic (and expensive) choices?”  If choosing plants weren’t challenging enough, we have to think about how we will complement our beautiful greenery.  New patio furniture?  Outdoor figurines?  Lanterns and garden picks?

While we all want to make our outdoor environment the envy of all, we know that it costs money.  Every one of us feels the effects of shrinking pay cheques, pensions  and rising prices.  And we know that there is little that we have control over.  We have to pay the mortgage, utilities, and phone.  But we do have control over other discretionary spending.  All to say, we don’t have to pay retail if we don’t want to.  There are other options.

Consignment shopping is one of the many viable choices that you have.  We’d like to think that Treasures Anew offers you a selection of items that are far more competitive (and unique) than you could find in retail shops.  Our items, even new, are priced at 1/3 the cost of retail.  So if you’re thinking about adding to your outdoors, sprucing up your house, or buying that special gift for a loved one, think about Treasures Anew.  We’re open 7 days a week for your convenience and we’d love to help you meet your needs.

Our store slogan is “a new store with every visit”.  And we aren’t exaggerating.   We have hundreds of new items that we price and place on our shelves each week. If you want to get an overview of the types of items we carry, just visit www.treasuresanew.ca for some visuals.

Oh, but here we go again.  Another holiday to celebrate.  Father’s Day is just around the corner, June 18th.  And golly, are’nt men difficult to buy for?  We have a few suggestions that just might ease your stress.    How about:

– Leather wallets (maybe tuck in a gift card to sweeten the pot)
– A variety of steins (from which his favourite beer can be imbibed)
– Books (historical, music, pocket novels, and even some antique ones)
– Ashtrays (numerous styles), including a vintage floor model
– Vintage tins and lighters
– Tie tacks, cufflinks, and watches
– Golfing items, including puzzle (humourous and slightly naughty)
– Gardening décor and patio furniture
– Glass and crystal paperweights
– Various silver (925) items
– Occasional tables
– Floor and table lamps (indoor and outdoor)
– Paintings in various media
– Crystal Scotch and brandy glasses
– Lighthouse lanterns, with battery-run candles
– Model wood canoes, repros
– Toby character mugs, England
– Toaster oven
– Wall and brass key ring holders
– Mug, dog motif
– Beswick and English animal figurines
– Umbrella that folds up into a wine bottle container
– Brass umbrella holder
– Model metal cars, UK
– Asian collectables:  paint brushes, saki sets, “mud” men, foo dogs
– Crystal decanters
– Clocks:  mantle, wall, and anniversary
– Bombay divided floor magazine rack
– Batman socks
– Door draft catcher
– Dog leashes, carriers, and accessories
– Drawer knobs (bulk) and boxed closet door knob
– New puzzles and games, including cribbage board, chess and bridge sets
– Wicker accent table and 2-tier shelf
– Rooster related-items, including shadow box hen house, bamboo chime
– Piano lamp
– 3 china canisters, chef motif
– 4 Hotel Ware hand painted abstract 12” plates
– Hand-made modern loon and duck decoys
– Vintage rotary dial phone (not working)
– Antique whiskey jug, Quebec
– Retro Boston desk pencil sharpener
– Retro nail art geometric
– Music stand, brass in shape of harp
– Boxed chillers, beer and wine
– BBQ sets and knives in case
– Pier 1 acrylic plates, glasses, wines –  different shapes and motifs
– Pink depression glass, “American Sweetheart”, various pieces
– Solar wind chime, bird theme
– Metal wall plaque, bicyles

In closing, thank you for all the great referrals.  Every time you recommend Treasures Anew, you spur us to work even harder on your behalf.  Thank you for your continuing support and patronage.  We couldn’t do it without you.

Enjoy the beginning of summer!
Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Jane P and Lynn
Treasures Anew
info@treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257
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Intake hours: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 1 pm
Thursday and Friday evenings: 5 pm to 8 pm

March into Spring with Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

Cupid has come and gone and I hope that you were well feted with chocolates, flowers and jewelry. Cupid must now step aside for the Easter Bunny who will soon help us celebrate the coming of Spring. So start thinking about gathering those spring-like items and bringing them to Treasures Anew. We’ll start accepting planters, vases, outdoor décor beginning March 27.

What new? Visit treasuresanew.ca (click “showcase”) to see our newest arrivals.

– An impressive selection of authentic Balkan amber jewelry
– A large variety of bookends, different shapes, sizes and motifs
– China with dog and cat motifs
– A wonderful array of vintage linens, throws, doilies and runners
– Pier 1 beaded and applique runners
– Arts & Craft style chair
– A wide selection of art glass bowls and dishes
– 1 hall crystal chandelier light
– Ladies vintage cotton hankies
– Sterling cutlery – coffee spoons, ladles, salt & pepper, etc.
– Russian fairy tale plate
– Book: Jewelry making for schools, tradesmen & craftsmen
– Gina Bielinski original oil, “child playing violin”
– Hanging glass blown balls
– Model car: 1950 chevy bel air on wood block
– Boxed Lego, “mosaic”
– Bunnykins cutlery, cups, plates and bowls
– Duvets and shams, blankets and throws
– Pier 1 cushions and pillows
– Bavarian hand-painted glasses and vases
– Vasoline glass bowl and swan candy dish
– Retro hassock
– Wood plant stand/stool (green)
– Swarovski crystal figurines: seal, alligator, beaver, flower bouquet, etc
– Blue Jays wrist watch
– Davidson cloud glass vase, UK
– Royal Doulton figurines: Simone, Lily, Fragrance, Ninette
– Chess sets and new jig-saw puzzles
– 2 crystal tear-drop table lamps
– Full apron, image of Hilda Ogden
– Royal Tara china cat with shamrocks
– Gibbard side/sofa table with drop leaves
– Metal clothes tree, modern
– 4 Lindt Stymeist mugs (very collectable)
– Box Canadian Folks Songs, vinyl collection
– Vintage mohair and wool blankets
– Adams Jasperware vintage tea pot, creamer, sugar & biscuit barrel
– Cat climbing structure
– Ott-lite goose neck floor lamp

Please feel free to forward this email to your friends. By sharing with others, you’re helping us meet the needs of many – whether they are consignors or clients. In addition, you’re ensuring that local businesses remain viable. Thank you for your support and for allowing us to be part of your community.

But for now, enjoy the beginning of spring. Snowy or muddy…. it means that we can finally start to think about shedding our winter gear. Spring is just around the corner. Alleluia!.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Sue, Jane P and Lynn

www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257
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Intake hours:
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Cupid Comes to Treasures Anew



Dear Consignors and Clients,

“Love is blind, only marriage opens your eyes.” Yes, we’re quickly approaching Valentine’s Day. Chocolates, roses, and cards. Nice, but why not spend your day with your true love? Your favourite food!

Whether you have a sweetie or not, it’s time for you to treat yourself and/or your loved ones to something special. Treasures Anew has an entire section devoted just to Valentine items: jewelry, cards, “stuffies”, crystal wine glasses, heart-shape boxes, vases, candles, etc.

Or maybe you’d just prefer to treat yourself or others to one of our newest arrivals: (Check out our web site at www.treasuresanew.ca for some of these gems.)

– man’s pocket watch, 17 jewel, Swiss, Cortibert
– Huge selection of high-end, unique paperweights, including hard copy book on paperweights
– Large wing back chair
– Queen Anne style arm chair
– Wood chair, cane seat, very solid
– Pier 1 beaded runners
– Inuit soapstone carvings
– 2 agulite totem poles
– Depression glassware
– Swarovski crystal figurines
– Pillsbury Doughboy cookie jar
– USSR china figurines
– Beswick cats and figurines
– Royal Dux Russian wolf hound –
– Gold and sterling rings
– Sherman jewelry
– Antique pitcher and basin
– Soapstone plaque of horses on stand
– 4 crystal flutes with crystal champagne bucket
– modern metal desk lamp, metal and marble
– Vintage glass insulators, medium and large
– Leather-bound notebook journals
– German silver plate tray
– Sterling dresser set
– Sterling salt and pepper
– Folding 3 panel fabric room divider
– Holt Renfrew fox collar
– Russian rabbit flap hat
– Mink head wrap
– Vintage sheared sheep hand warmer
– Vintage plates: flow blue, spode, kent, etc (blue & white)
– Royal Winton: cream, sugar and tray
– Jurassic Park, 174 piece, Lego set
– Peanut die cast car and Snoopy
– Boissinot oil painting
– Brass 4 piece nesting measure cups (new)
– C. Thacker signed oil painting
– 2 large Angel metal candle holders, including battery candles
– New Pier 1 cushions
– New Pier 1 placemats and napkins (light blue)
– Norman Rockwell figurine, “Saying grace”
– Pier 1 beaded runner and 4 beaded napkins with rings
– Pier 1 throws
– Ltd edition, Quebec artist, “The Tightrope Walker”
– Vintage wood cut art, harbor scene
– Art glass vase and jar, Marcurel
– Vintage watercolor, English countryside scene
– Lotte market china
– X large Asian silk fan
– Art deco vases and glassware
– Denby open casserole and covered pot
– 20 pc Wayfair china set, 5 pc setting
– Fitz & Floyd Oceana vase
– Ltd Ed serigraph, 2 women
– 4 hook wood plaque, with dog saying
– Art glass pieces, including Murano
– Antique biscuit barrel

Now we’re turning to you for help with our Wish Book requests. We’re looking for:

– Sterling or silver plate coffee spoons
– Evesham cookware
– Wooden bowl with nut cracker tools in centre
– Bicycle charm
– Wooden vegetable/potato bin (3 ft x 18 “ wide)
– Denby place settings, blues or greens (not stripes)
– Pedestal lamp, pink or cranberry
– Sandicast large jack Russell, Westie
– Old Country Rose – dinner plates, soups
– Porcelain horses, clowns, frogs
– Moorcroft pottery
– Ruby red Avon dinner plates
– Pipes — any kind
– Artist’s paints/pencils, etc
– Ruby red Avon dinner plates
– Accent tables, wood (in good condition –send photos with dimensions)
– Wing back chairs (send photos)
– Porcelain umbrella cylinder holders
– Beatrix Potter books
– Wood tabletop Bible stand
– Any books on wild vegetables, nuts, fruits

In closing, February can be a tough time for Ottawans. Don’t give in to the February blahs. Come in, warm up and enjoy Treasures Anew — a new store with every visit. We’re here to help you get through the worst of winter – 7 days a week! No need to buy, just come in and keep us company.
And, remember – while love is nice, a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.

Looking forward to seeing you.

Christina, Pat, Jane J, Candace, Lynda, Rosemary, Sue, Jane P, and Lynn

www.treasuresanew.ca
613-422-2257

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Monday to Wednesday: 10 am to 6 pm; Thursday and Friday: 10 am – 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm: Sunday: 11am to 5 pm.
Consignment hours:
Monday to Friday: 10 am to 1 pm. Thursday and Friday evenings: 5 – 8 pm.

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