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Judy McConkey

Q: How long have you been in the antique business?

A: 5 years.

Q: What are your favorite things to buy and sell?

A: Perfume bottles, compacts, jewelry, lady golfer items, glass, vintage purses, and dresser sets.

Q: What is your booth known for having?

A: Heisey and Blenko glass.

Q: Do you have any personal collections? What are they?

A: Department 56 items, Longaberger baskets, lady head vases, Barbies, Madame Alexander dolls, and Steiff animals. I have so many personal collections I had to start selling some things! That’s how I got into the antique business.

Q: What is your most prized antique possession and where is it from?

A: My Limelight Heisey glass items from Newark, Ohio, where I lived for nearly 20 years.

Q: What items do you never pass up when shopping for your booth?

A: Things women like.

Q: What do you walk by when shopping for your booth?

A: Things men like.

Q: What's something you passed on at the time, but now wish you'd bought – the "one that got away," so to speak?

A: Very few things do I pass on!

Q: What is your favorite antique era and why?

A: The Art Deco era. I love the look of Art Deco.

Q: What items do you look for when shopping for your booth?

A: Small items that will fit into my showcase.

Q: Can you give our readers an antique shopping tip?

A: Check back frequently for new items. Great items go quickly.

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