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It’s #NTM Monday! Never Too Many…milk glass canoes!

Lynne Galesloot of  Vancouver Island in Port Alberni, British Columbia, has collected 54 canoes over the last 25 years.

“It is a bit hard to find them,” she says. ” I have been told they were souvenir candy dishes given out at fairs. Not sure about that as info is hard to come by -Listings on EBay call them candy dishes.”

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Lynne says there are three kinds and that the plain- or milk glass versions are printed as “souvenir of…”

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” I also have pressed glass canoes with buttons and bows pattern apparently made by Fenton,” Lynne says, noting they are without writing.

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The third type is pottery. ”  My most interesting one is pottery with a Masonic emblem and ‘Ladies night 1958’ painted on the side,” she said. “My oldest says ‘Souvenir of York Fair 1925’ and  I believe that one is from Toronto. Two are from the States and all the rest with names are from Canada.”

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Lynne’s collection started with one at an antiques store. She displays them on a shelf in her bathroom!

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What do YOU collect? Ki would love to share your collection with the readers of Ki Nassauer Style! Send your photos and story to kim@kinassauer.com!
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Happy collecting!

Kim

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