Last Updated on 8/31/2006 by bidz

Cookie Jar Collectibles

Thursday, August 31, 2006
KRISTINE KISKY for The Columbian

“There’s probably one sitting on your kitchen counter. And, if you’re like many people, it holds more than sweet snacks. The vessel may also be a vehicle for recalling fond memories.

“Cookie jars make people smile,” declares Ellen Supnick, co-author of The Wonderful World Of Cookie Jars: A Pictorial Reference and Price Guide.

… “The vintage cookie jars are the most sought after,” including those from the 1940s, 1950s and ’60s, says Supnick.

… The good news is, experts agree now is a good time to get some collectible cookie jars at a sweet price.

Juanita Fox, owner of downtown Vancouver’s Old Glory Antique Mall, says cookie jars aren’t selling like hotcakes.”

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