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Christmas 2018 is almost here….

Are you Christmas shopping yet?  It is NOT too early to put special requests and orders in and let us work to get it for you, as we would be happy to do just THAT for you.  When you buy from us, often you find a once in a lifetime unique gift, normally cheaper than

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Store NEWS October 25, 2018

Hobart Historic Restoration likes former Maid-Rite building The Maid-Rite building before closing of the restaurant in January 2017. CREDIT HOMEGROWN IOWAN Hobart Historic Restoration of Cedar Rapids received a boost last week for its plans to renovate a high-profile historic corner block building in Uptown Marion. The Marion Maid-Rite closed in early 2017 after more than

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Schmitty’s Barber Shop Still in the BUILDING….just around the corner….

Friday, 04/13/2018:  Looking on our site.  Discover KIM WHITE, owner of Schmitty’s Barber Shop, former located for over 35 years (if I recall correctly) at 1030 7th Avenue, has already celebrated 0ver 3 years in her BRAND NEW SPOT made JUST FOR HER with all new EVERYTHING around the corner in this same HISTORIC OWEN

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FIRE above our store 11-8-2014 SATURDAY

Published on November 10, 2014, by in News.

It’s TRUE: There was a fire directly above our store, TREASURE CHEST COLLECTIBLES, at 1026 7th Avenue, Marion.  The Marion Maidrite had some smoke smell but no damage.  Our store had some very minor damage and in our back storage room.  Fact is, the Maid-rite and our store share a common rear entrance.  The Maidrite

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Rings, Collectibles, and amazing, surprising items

When did you last come in?  If it’s been more than a week, then you will not even believe it today!  The pedal tractor from the 1960′s valued over $700 about 75% off that price and cheaper than the plastic you can buy today at a local farm store (for example).  Co-owner’s birthday is October

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Summer up-date August 4, 2014

Published on August 4, 2014, by in News.

Treasure Chest Collectibles featuring Toy Time is open. Summer vacation for the kiddos in Linn-Mar and Marion districts return to school in 14 days.  While our summer was full of closing a store and cleaning it out, opening a new store and preparing it to do so in 6 shorts weeks, Ruthie had a vacation.

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SIX DAYS UNTIL JULY 1

Published on June 25, 2014, by in News.

We are still opening on July 1; it may not be as we want exactly but we will be opening JULY 1.  SO, please be patient with us and plan to come over and over.  We have had our work cut out for us.  Perhaps we have less left than I realize but today I

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10 more DAYS until we are open!!

Published on June 20, 2014, by in News.

We are getting CLOSER..10 more days until we open.  WE ARE CLOSED! SORRY!  We are NOT buying either because we are CLOSED!  Thank you, and we think we are still on track to OPEN JULY 1.  THANKS, and see you soon.

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NEW TO US PEDAL VEHICLES!!!

Published on April 30, 2014, by in News.

It’s TRUE! We have a John Deere ERTL 520 Pedal Tractor that IS vintage, in excellent condition and UNRESTORED but doesn’t need to be either. It even has the trailer with it. PRICES WILL BE SEEN IN THE STORE, so please don’t call and ask; come and get it before it is gone. THIS IS

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A WEBSITE ONLY SALE April 21-26, 2014

Published on April 21, 2014, by in News.

Mention you saw it on our website APRIL 21-26, 2014, in store only, and save 75% off all JEWELRY AND ALL BOOKS. MUST MENTION UPON ENTRANCE TO OWNER (s) to utilize THIS DEAL!

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