Whistlestop Antiques

Antique
(707) 542-9474Map
130 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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About Whistlestop Antiques

Located in historic Railroad Square, we offer a variety of antiques and collectibles including furniture and country pieces, pottery, art, china and glassware, estate and costume jewelry, books and waxes and polishes.

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Not a lot of action on today's What Is It, but we did have 1 correct answer! Austin Hendrix guessed correctly! It is an early automobile anti-theft device called a boot or tire clamp. I'm told it was designed to be used on the wood spoke wheels of Model T's. Clamp this on your tire and it's not going anywhere! I found a photo of a different version in action. Thanks to those who played and Austin, bragging rights are yours this week!
October 15, 2018
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Happy Monday! Today's mystery item was brought in by of our regular customers. Thank you Kelly! It is very heavy, measures 10" x 11", opens on the flat side and hinges at the top. So, What Is It?
October 15, 2018
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Just in! This to could be yours!
October 5, 2018
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Todays mystery item is a Miners Candlestick, aka Sticking Tommy. My research tells me that in the early 1800's miners would secure candles to the walls of mines or even to their caps with a lump of clay. In the late 1800s, miners devised the Miners Candlestick. They could stick the pointed end into wood timbers in the mines or in crevices. A candle went on the little cup and they could also use the hook to attach the candlestick to their cap or somewhere in the mine. Tough life being a miner, especially in the 1800's! Thanks to everyone who played today!!
September 24, 2018
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Happy Monday! I came across this item when a customer brought it to the front counter to purchase it. It's made of wrought iron and measures 10-1/4" long. So, What Is It?
September 24, 2018
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Happy Monday! Today's What It Is measures 7" x 7" and is cast iron. That's all the info you get, so What Is It?
September 10, 2018
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Happy Labor Day! Whistlestop Antiques is open until 5:30 pm today and parking is FREE! Come in in and say hi!
September 3, 2018
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We had a lot of creative guesses today but no one got it correct. Jennifer JJ Snyder was closest with her guess of biscuit cutter since you probably could use it for cutting biscuits, but it's real purpose is to cut cookie dough. You roll your dough out flat, then run this handy tool over the dough and you end up with perfect 2" circles. I didn't have any cookie dough handy, but I did have some Play Doh and it worked great. Thanks to everyone who played today. No What Is It next week as it is a holiday, but Whistlestop will be open and parking will be free!! So come on in and see us!
August 27, 2018
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Happy Monday! Today's item has an aluminum piece that spins on a steel handle. It measures 6" long and 2.5" wide and has a patent date of 1922. So, What Is It?
August 27, 2018

When you walk through the door into the bright and interesting shop, you’ll understand why Whistlestop has been consistently voted “Best” antique store in Sonoma County since 1996!

Located in historic Railroad Square, the brick walls of this antique building (built after the 1906 earthquake) are a perfect backdrop for a wide variety of antiques and collectibles including furniture and country pieces, pottery, art, china and glassware, estate and costume jewelry, books and waxes and polishes.

You might find vintage postcards, snowshoes or vintage toys. Collecting antiques is a national pastime and shopping at Whistlestop is an antique lovers dream!

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