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 Jan and John Maggs Antiques


NEWSLETTER - April 19, 2011

Spring Post-England Issue

Homeward Bound

Heading west from Heathrow - bound for Boston


We've just returned from an exciting buying trip to our favorite haunts in England. Our shipment reached the U.S. in the wee smalls of last Saturday and, after an unnecessary delay at U.S. Customs, arrived in Conway this morning. Since we had recently acquired several fine pieces from a Hampshire County home, we anticipated buying only smalls, but once we began shopping, we were faced with several outstanding, affordable pieces of early oak. We couldn't say no. All of these new finds will be unveiled at our Spring Opening. You'll find details below.


Our travels weren't all work, though. We spent a delightful Spring day in London, and this newsletter includes a few pictures of Kensington Gardens - as reassurance that Spring still exists and might even make it to the Northeast some day soon.


We hope you'll find a few minutes to explore this newsletter and that many of you will join us on the 30th.

Quick Links


Additional links to more than 11,000 pages and images will be found in the Quick Links box on our website. 
Our Spring Post-England Opening
April 30 & May 1

This picture of our shipment that arrived this morning should give you an idea of the amount of new stock we've just imported from England. For details about our Spring Opening, click on the big box.

A Stroll Through Kensington Gardens
Kensington Gardens

On the final weekend of our trip we took time out to enjoy a beautiful, warm Saturday in London with Jan's daughter, Lindsey, who was in town on business. We invite you to share a few scenes of Kensington Gardens. Just click on the picture.

Arthur Swallow's Lincolnshire Show
A Final Word
Minutes before the gates opened, only this handful of early buyers were willing to pay twenty-five pounds each to shop during dealer setup. Click the picture for the whole story.

Pippin's Page 

Click on Pippin's nose for this month's image of our favorite feline. 
The Back Page

Spotted in London: a Pepto-limo!
Click here.

We hope you've enjoyed browsing this month's newsletter. One apology: the picture story of our trip to Venice has been postponed. Look for it in next month's issue.


Thanks for being a customer.  


John and Jan
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