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Whadja Find Today

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Discussion Forum

Found Many Years Ago What Is It

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish 1 hour ago.

Telephone Exchange Lookup 3 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 4 hours ago.

How do you tell a real powder horn from a fake ? 3 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 5 hours ago.

Identify this logo on a pair of vintage safety glasses/goggles 7 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine 9 hours ago.

Ideal Slot Car Bodies Identification Help 6 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine yesterday.

A couple of old pins which I cant identify... 5 Replies

Started by Brent B.. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera on Friday.

Any Ideas? 4 Replies

Started by Ron Martens. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera on Friday.

Antique, metal, brooch, unknown centre 10 Replies

Started by Jeannine Nield. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera on Friday.

5 Point Star 6 Replies

Started by emily purpura. Last reply by emily purpura Mar 26.

Reprint or original ? 6 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Mar 26.

AIr horns ? 2 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Mar 25.

help with copper container, and signature and value 6 Replies

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Forged iron block 7 Replies

Started by Bill Yazujian. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 23.

Nozzle at bottom of sewing machine drawer 2 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 23.

Not a magnet. Lucky horseshoe? 17 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Mar 23.

Who was the Orrefors collector? 6 Replies

Started by Jeff Guy. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 23.

Glass embellishment identificatio help 9 Replies

Started by tj mccarty. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 20.

VERY INTERESTING PIECE BUT NOT SURE WHAT IT IS AND USED FOR AND AGEV 3 Replies

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 16.

Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories 15 Replies

Started by kay jos. Last reply by kay jos Mar 11.

P. Vitolante oil painting 7 Replies

Started by Bill Yazujian. Last reply by Bill Yazujian Mar 11.

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Comment by Molly on October 13, 2019 at 3:53pm
Comment by Molly on October 13, 2019 at 3:52pm

Use the forum. 

Look above at Add A Discussion and add some photos so people can help you with your query!  :)

Comment by Judy Toupin on October 13, 2019 at 11:30am

Have a wooden, not cardboard Bobbie Cigar (not Little Bobbie). not looking for value so much as year. Used vintage Bobbie cigar box made out of real wood not cardboard. Measures 8 inches long by 5 inches wide by 2 inches deep. Has been used so has some marks on it. On the back stamp it says factory know. 252 12th district state of Penna. 

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 29, 2019 at 1:44am

Mark, most cameras have a flower icon which puts you into macro setting.  Most suggest using macro for 28" (70 cm) or less. I usually take 3 or 4 shots and then save the best one and delete the others.  I use "SanDisk" software and save in MS Documents.

Comment by Mark on September 26, 2019 at 5:14am

Hi Tom,


I have now moved the post to the 'whad ja find" group.


I hear what you say about 935 silver being Argentium however that was not invented till 1991, and I believe the butterfly to be somewhat older than that.


Also, countries such as Germany, Austria and Switzerland have in the past produced jewellery with a silver content of 935.


Indy.

Comment by Mark on September 26, 2019 at 4:59am

Hi Tom,

My apologies for the photo being so rubbish (had tried out a new app off PlayStore for macro photographing, but with little success.

There are no other inscriptions of any kind of any of the four wings, however I have just noticed scratched into the abdomin the letters 'S/O' or 'SIO'.

The tips of both front wings show the silver under the gold plating and looks to be crudely cut or filed, as if the butterly was part/off something larger, and added to the pin to make the brooch.

Indy

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 26, 2019 at 4:56am

Mark, fyi, 935 silver is known as Argentium. The standard for Sterling Silver is 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper.  By taking out some of the copper and adding germanium it changes to 93.5% Sterling Silver.  Germanium prevents tarnish.  Your butterfly was made by Orkin of London. (not confirmed, but I think I can see Orkin on the reverse picture.)

Using the Comment Wall allows others to walk over your post and doesn't keep replies or your comments together.  Using the Discussion does.

Comment by Mark on September 26, 2019 at 4:32am

Hi Vicki,

My mistake, just realized I commented on the 'Comment Wall, and should have instead created a new post in the 'Add a Discussion' link seen just above.

I think the problem is that so many people are writing in the wrong location because the 'Common Wall' space is so large, and the 'Add a Discussion' link is so small and can be easily missed.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 26, 2019 at 4:30am

Peep, jewellry that moves is called "articulated". "Tingler" is movement made by fishing lures.

You didn't mention the writing in the shadow in the pic with 935. I think the first word is Orkin and that refers to the owner/designer and seller. See Link. Not confirmed but his jewelry looks a lot like yours, same materials, etc.

 https://www.pinterest.com/pin/336855247102424402/?lp=true

 

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