Trivets of Cast Metal
What is the difference between Cast Iron and Wrought Iron? Cast iron objects are created from molten metal that has been poured into a mold and allowed to harden. In contrast, wrought iron items are individually created by bending pieces of hot, malleable iron.
Sterling & Silver-Plated Antiques
In general, the term Sterling Silver is meant to distinguish items that are composed of mostly solid silver as opposed to Silver-Plated that have only a thin surface layer of silver. However, there are several other distinctions, some using terms that can be confusing and often lead to a misunderstanding of an item’s composition and hence its value.
Thems Fighting Words
Pocket knives are collectible from boy scout days to the pen knife on your key chain. The Swiss Army Knife is currently the most popular version with multiple knives, scissors, a nail file, and a corkscrew as standard issue. Vintage or antique knives can make for a beautiful collection with mother of pearl or wooden handles, brass liners, fancy springs and various designs.
90 degree air ratchet
I have a rotunda 90 degree air ratchet. It has ford motor company dearborn stamped on the end of it. Part # ere 71, Ser# 24775. I am trying to find out what it is worth. Any help would be appreciated.
The Classic Telephone
Vintage phones are popular for their nostalgic value and design. They’re the stuff of black-and-white movies and dime store sodas.
The word “chatelaine” means keeper of the castle. The person trusted to have the keys.
TEARING DOWN 1850ISH HOUSE..WONDERING IF OLD NAILS ARE OF VALUE AND WHETHER TO PULL OR THROW AWAY?
what is my camera worth
i have a wooden korona camera with different lenses and the black film plates and would like to know something about it. if anyone could help i would appreciate it.