Cape Gazette

Bethel UMC's Lewes Antiques Show and Sale attracts crowd

Jul 20, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth Joan Moore, the coordinator for this year's show and sale, strolls the aisles during a break in the action.

More than 15 antiques and jewelry dealers set up shop at Bethel UMC in Lewes for the three-day 55th annual Lewes Antiques Show and Sale, July 11-13.


Down Home Antiques from Heritage Antiques, brought things one might find in an old home frozen in time, such as an old biscuit box from Baltimore, along with crocks and a tractor seat. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Mimi's Antiques offered a collection of blue Canton scalloped plates from 18th Century China. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Well worn wooden bowls and spoons add a down home look. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Manlove's Choice Antiques of Greenwood shows off a rare George III spice box from the 1770s. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Gary Manlove demonstrates how an 1860 Woodruff Stick Barometer would work. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A herd of cow creamers were waiting to be taken home in Carole's Country Collection, Milton DE. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Barbara Rew of Towson, MD arranges her Victorian Crazy Quilt in her booth at the Bethel Antique show (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Charlotte Whitenight, of Curiosities Antiques in Baltimore, explains to DIana Wyatt of Pungoteague, VA, the detail and properties that show it is an original painting. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Original Royal Daulton Figurines came from Somerhouse in Clarksville, the old molds have been purchased by someone in China and are now replicas of an older era. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
An English  wooden flywheel has great action and is ready for a rod from the Old Board Antiques (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A rare survivor from the 1920s is a flip ring, part of Wishing Well Antiques' treasures. It is black onyx with a diamond on one side and it flips to a cameo wearing a diamond. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Delaware Avenue Antique Emporium is known for its lamp. Here is a bannister light with an acid etched glass shade sitting atop a cherub of pot metal. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Linda Coxton of Rehoboth looks over a glass case of special objects. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Bethel's lunch ladies, Florence Sulitzky and Olga Fitch, command the kitchen and crank out orders of chicken salad sandwiches. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
An old English game called Marble Solitare, from The Old Board Antiques out of Easton. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Wishing Well Antiques had the corner of the market on matchbox cars and old metal trucks. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
English Brass Clown Nutcracker, The Old Board Antiques. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Little red riding hood decals are a rare sight on this child's sewing machine made of tin from Down Home Antiques (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Bethel Antiques show was host to hundreds of shoppers. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Kirk Repousse and Stieff Rose sterling Baltimore silver shine brightly in a lit case at Barbara Rew Antiques (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A 1940s handmade baby bikini is a one of a kind. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Irene Averitte from Historically Yours in Manassas, Va. shows off a Model 1840 U.S. heavy calvary sword called the wrist breaker. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Delaware Avenue Antique Emporium featured an original three-piece metal train set. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
An original metal Matchbox truck from WIshing Well Antiques. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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