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I Antique Online

A Community For People Who Buy, Sell or Collect Antiques, Collectibles and Art



A group for collectors and sellers of vintage Black Americana items. Post pictures of your collections and share information.

Members: 107
Latest Activity: Aug 19, 2021

Meet Your Moderators Memphis Attic And Author Barbara Mauzy

Photo used as group avatar is from member https://iantiqueonline.ning.com/profile/DeannaMoyers

About Memphis Attic

Concept and title of group created by Dawn.

I have a passion for collecting which includes but not limited to: all kinds of pop culture items, salt & pepper shakers, old cookie jars, old shabby painted items, old advertising tin signs, vintage Black Americana, pottery bowls, retro kitchen items, old display cabinets, cricket benches, antique furniture, Adirondack items and the list goes on and on. I am a total addict!! Somebody help me!! I've been collecting about 15 years and don't have room for it all. I frequent yard sales, estate sales, flea markets and I do buy and sell on Ebay. 

Discussion Forum

Match Scratch

Started by Lillian Dunbar Aug 19, 2021.

antique Black Americana cast iron crying baby on pot 3 Replies

Started by randy d norris. Last reply by Molly Jan 27, 2019.

Visiting the African-American Museum: Waiting, Reading, Thinking, Connecting, Feeling

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Dec 29, 2016.

A Database of Names to Trace Slave Ancestry 1 Reply

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk. Last reply by Bigsarge Oct 24, 2012.

Black Americana Negro Alarm Clock

Started by bill eppler May 26, 2012.

the liberator news papers 1837

Started by lundy'antiques/collectables Mar 5, 2012.

Black Baby Inside of Gator - Ceramic/Porcelain 1 Reply

Started by michele.m.fry. Last reply by Deb Jani Jan 26, 2012.

Gotta love these old black baby dolls!! 1 Reply

Started by Judy Smith. Last reply by Deb Jani Jan 2, 2012.

Post pictures of your Black Americana Memorabilia! 31 Replies

Started by Memphis Attic. Last reply by OldStuffNYC Sep 12, 2011.

Salt & Pepper shakers

Started by Lillian Dunbar Jun 29, 2011.

Black items for sale 34 Replies

Started by Irene Davis. Last reply by Crazy4Me Mar 30, 2011.

Hand carved face on chair Help 2 Replies

Started by Michael E Douglas. Last reply by Michael E Douglas Feb 17, 2011.

Identification help 2 Replies

Started by magnificent obsessions. Last reply by magnificent obsessions Feb 16, 2011.

Black vintage dolls for sale

Started by m. kap Feb 16, 2011.

More black memorabilia for sale

Started by m. kap Feb 16, 2011.

Black memorabilia for sale

Started by m. kap Feb 16, 2011.

Old South Artwork 6 Replies

Started by Dino DeMario. Last reply by Dino DeMario Jan 30, 2011.

Tracing the history and details of "The Darkie Pipe"

Started by Terri Turrell Sep 5, 2010.

New Member With Unusual Find--I think! 2 Replies

Started by OldStuffNYC. Last reply by Memphis Attic Sep 3, 2010.

Comment Wall


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Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on September 2, 2017 at 11:16am

Kim: You are right, Etsy is wrong. This is a collectible that has history and value.

Comment by Kim Loves Vintage on September 2, 2017 at 10:09am

I had this item removed from Etsy recently, I consider this Black Americana.

Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on September 1, 2017 at 4:56pm


Interesting figural brush with a lever in the back which causes the natural bristles (hair) to extend an additional 1/2".

Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on June 13, 2016 at 4:06pm

Found in the box yesterday!!! I didn't know these shot glasses were Federal as they are unmarked and I love the name, "Rumpus Set." I feature these in my African-Americana book, but now I know so much more!

Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on April 24, 2016 at 1:00pm

From my personal collection, 3.5" tall size (smaller set)


Comment by Lillian Dunbar on April 4, 2016 at 1:27pm

Would not be allowed in stores today.

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on March 11, 2016 at 7:08pm

How's this for politically incorrect?

Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 16, 2015 at 6:16pm

 Photographed today at Antiques on the Farmington, Collinsville, CT

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on December 8, 2015 at 9:45am

Cross-collectible holiday card

Comment by Barbara E. Mauzy on February 2, 2015 at 12:01am

Lillian ~ Thanks for the Valentine!!! Anyone else have vintage Valentines to share with us?


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