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Can anyone identify what these military insignia represent ? 4 Replies

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German Poker Chips In Metal Canisters 3 Replies

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I idea what I found but I fell in love with both. Help please. 20 Replies

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Further photo for mystery object. 9 Replies

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Mid Century Chair in need of ID help 3 Replies

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What type work bench? 3 Replies

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Rare Capodimonte, any views on this, it's a substantial piece 40 Replies

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Saxon China Pattern unknown 12 Replies

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German translation anyone ? 7 Replies

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This is a decorative commemorative plate...where is it from? What is it? 5 Replies

Started by Molly. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera on Friday.

Invitation to the White House 5 Replies

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Orion jwalk portable cassette player 4 Replies

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What is this Large Socket? 7 Replies

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Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on July 25, 2014 at 1:54pm

Kath, I said "most of them..." not, "all of them".  Some did not have glass inserts. 

Dianne measurements would help and are supposed to be included in your description. 

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on July 25, 2014 at 1:50pm

OK, so it's for a bicycle. But Craig's pic shows a wick, and a carbide light uses carbide chips and water which creates a gas which goes through a valve and is lit, creating light.  There wouldn't be a wick on a carbide lamp, would there?

Comment by kathy park on July 25, 2014 at 1:26pm
Dianne add measurements it looks tiny ? not sure how it would have a glass insert it thats a pen next to it - ?????
Comment by carol easterday on July 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

I found this lovely little tea/ coffee set  service for 6   

Bareuther Barvaria Germany US Zone   

I think it was quite a find for only $5 at an estate sale 


Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on July 24, 2014 at 9:05am

thanks ar8jason 

this is the burner on the bicycle lamp


Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on July 23, 2014 at 7:51pm

Dianne, you have a brass or bronze tazza; most of them have a fancy glass insert that fits into it. Used primarily as a Centerpiece on a table.  It is not an egg holder...Link shows many different styles and values.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on July 23, 2014 at 1:56pm

Craig, I don't think your light is for a bicycle, but rather a small boat.  The red and green jewels probably illuminate when lit. At nighttime seeing the red running light (or the green) will tell you which way the boat is moving.  They are positioned on or near the bow (front) of the boat so you can tell where the front is too.  Modern boats likewise use red/green running lights.  The  stern light is white.

I'd guess a value around $300+ would be closer--but tis a guess.


Comment by Jon D Scarborough on July 21, 2014 at 4:24pm

so, is it glass, metal or ceramic, how tall?

Comment by DIANE PELL on July 21, 2014 at 2:33pm

Does anyone know what this is? I do believe it is a mini egg holder but what kind? The wording underneath is muted badly. Thanks!

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