Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Heirloom Found in Op Shop; Second Book Now Sought

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Heirloom Found in Op Shop; Second Book Now Sought

Article excerpt

A FAMILY were recently thrilled to have a priceless family keepsake returned to them as a result of the sharp eyes and clever sleuthing of a Tweed op shopper.

The vintage handwritten recipe book was purchased a few months ago from a South Tweed op shop by a hinterland resident. After trying out a few of the recipes, she decided the book should be reunited with family members. A quick bit of googling led her to the author's great-great-niece, Jane Harding, who live son the Sunshine Coast.

Ms Harding was excited to receive the phone call and learn of this family treasure but not overly surprised.

"This is not the first time Eva has done this to me," Ms Harding said.

"It's like she wants us to find her. A few years ago I discovered photos of her from the early 1900s at a collectibles fair."

But the joy of receiving this heirloom is bitter-sweet. The purchaser says there were two books but she was only able to buy one of them. …

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