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Vintassion Uncovered - Newsletter #3, 08/11/13

 

 

Hi Vintage Lovers,

 

In this issue we include a piece on our Vintassion Road Trip to Cornwall, when last Sunday we spent an enjoyable day at Crocadon Courtyard Brocante buying some lovely Christmas gifts and chatting to many of the fab Stallholders - we certainly plan to return there again in 2014 :-)

 

Please find Uncovered this week:

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Tricia & Martin Evans

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Featured Vintassion Seller

 

Our Uncovered Vintassion Seller in this issue is Marelle Vintage who strives  to give their customers quality and often unique vintage pieces like this stunning brooch currently on sale for £10 or best offer...

 

 

On the face of it, it looks like a dangle brooch that is damaged, but the paint is actually a distressed enamel effect, which is the way it is meant to be.  It is in fact an Elox brooch.  Elox is electrolytic oxidisation of aluminium that gives the brooch its very silvery look.  Jewellery treated this way will have ‘Elox or Elux’ stamped on the back. This process was developed during WWII by Eastern Europeans probably in Poland to conserve silver for the War effort.

 

If you would like to view "more" unique pieces just click on Marelle Vintage Vintassion Stall logo below, and keep on visiting as they will be expanding their range in the coming weeks with some lovely collectables ideal for Christmas gifts...

 

 

www.vintassion.com/stall/Marelle+Vintage

 

New Vintassion Sellers

 

We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who have joined us so far in November: Rag and Throne, Chapel Vintage, Little h Vintage, and Frockahula.

 

To view the Stall profiles of all the current Vintassion Sellers please visit our A-Z of Stall Holders.

 

Latest 12 listings

 

Please find Uncovered below a recent snapshot of the 12 latest listings for your perusal.  To view the very latest listings please visit www.vintassion.com/latest-listings and click on an item to view details and contact the Vintassion Seller.

 

 

Daily favourites

 

Take a look at one of our selected daily favourite items in November, by Vintassion Seller Black Cat Vintage -  a striking boned corset dress size 14, handmade to original 1950s pattern, inner belt with hook and eye fastening, fully lined to hem, back zip, beading at neck line, bust measures 38 inches and waist measures 32 inches. Please note belt and petticoat not included. A matching bag is available separately. On sale for £60 only.

 

www.vintassion.com/stall/Black+Cat+Vintage

 

Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our facebook album for November.

 

Sellers’ Special Offers

 

Please find Uncovered a selection of Special Offers for your perusal...

 

 

Vintassion Road Trip to Crocadon Farm Brocante - 3rd November

 

We couldn’t resist visiting the inaugural Crocadon Courtyard Brocante last Sunday, whilst on a weekend break visiting family and friends in Devon & Cornwall.  We were amazed to find a buzzing Brocante in a unique setting of an 130 acre 12th Century farm, restored courtyard and stable block located in Cornwall’s beautiful countryside, yet only few miles from the City of Plymouth in Devon.
 
 
We thoroughly enjoyed browsing lots of lovely vintage, antiques, bric-a-brac and craft Stalls...
 
 
and also a live Auction...
 
 
plus musical entertainment...
 
 
For lots more lovely photos including our favourite item at the Brocante. a lovely rope handled storage box with an original vintage label visit our Vintassion Road Trip facebook album.
 
Their next Brocante is scheduled for the 2nd February 2014, but you needn’t wait that long if you too want to experience this unique setting at Crocadon Courtyard, who also organise a monthly “Producers Fair” (the next is on the 16th November) and they also have a weekend “Christmas Fair” (30th November & 1st December).  Sellers interested in setting up Stall get in touch asap with Megan (email: info@crocadon.co.uk tel 01579 350096).  For more information about Crocadon’s fab events please visit their website www.crocadonfarm.co.uk and by the way if you fancy a break in Cornwall’s beautiful countryside they also have a lovely B&B…

 

Vintage Fairs to visit this weekend

 

If you too enjoy visiting or selling at vintage fairs and events, then take a look below at a select few happening around the UK this coming weekend and visit Vintassion Sellers’ web pages who are setting up their Stall and maybe arrange to take a closer look or pay and collect at an event!   Please always check for latest event details using the Organiser’s web page link before visiting.


  • All things Vintage & Lovely Fair

    Saturday, 9th November, 2013

    Over 55 Vintage, Retro and Handmade Stalls including fashion, homeware, jewellery and lots more! Live "Make Me Vintage" Workshops, shabby chic painting demos, and live music from Miss Cherry Bomb plus Swing Dancing, Refreshments & charity raffle in aid of Macmillan.

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £2, free for under 16s
    Address: Woodlands Castle, Rushton, Taunton, Somerset, TA35 5LU
    Organiser: Miss Ivy Events
    Vintassion Sellers: Little Nutkins Trading Company.

  • Saltburn Vintage Fair

    Sunday, 10th November, 2013

    For the Love of Vintage's home is perfectly situated in Saltburn's town centre at Saltburn Arts Village Hall which is the building to the side of the towns beautiful community theatre.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: Saltburn Arts Village Hall, Albion Terrace, Saltburn by the Sea, Bedfordshire, TS12 1JW
    Organiser: For the Love of Vintage Fair
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove Box.

  • The Vintage Village

    Sunday, 10th November, 2013

    Our pop-up 'village' appears on the second Sunday of every month throughout the year in Stockport's glorious Victorian Covered Market Hall.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600  Entry Fee: contact organiser
    Address: Stockport Covered Market Hall, Market Place, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1EU
    Organiser: Vintage Village Stockport

No worries if you can't make any of these events this weekend as there's always more Upcoming Vintage Fairs and Events