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Whadja Find Today

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Discussion Forum

Camp Fire Girl Books and Five Little Peppers 3 Replies

Started by Ginger Kramp. Last reply by Ginger Kramp Feb 19.

Art Nouveau Unmarked Pendant 2 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by Sharon Y. Parrish Feb 18.

CAL SHARP EMBOSSED ON BASE OF DECORATIVE VASE 4 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by Sharon Y. Parrish Feb 17.

Gold leaf mirror sculpture 5 Replies

Started by Darla L.. Last reply by BikerBonnie Feb 9.

Vintage Hanover antimagnetic watch 7 Replies

Started by BikerBonnie. Last reply by BikerBonnie Feb 3.

Help With Identification Of This Pin 1 Reply

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Feb 1.

Train related item ? 2 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Jan 31.

CRUX PRAESIDIUM ET DECUS Vintage N. S. Meyer Inc New York Screwback Pin 3 Replies

Started by Sharon Y. Parrish. Last reply by Sharon Y. Parrish Jan 30.

VINTAGE LEADED STAIN GLASS PANELS 1 Reply

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 30.

18c American 4 poster 4 Replies

Started by House of Charm Antiques Southinc. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 30.

BABOOSKA RUSSIAN DOLL QUESTION 1 Reply

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 27.

Background on this company 3 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 27.

Looking for background info on the company who name appears on this iron. 2 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Jan 27.

VINTAGE GATELEG DROPLEAF TABLE 2 Replies

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 27.

No Idea what this object is . Please help 3 Replies

Started by John Taglione. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Jan 27.

Rounded Metal Piece with Embossing 5 Replies

Started by Brent B.. Last reply by Brent B. Jan 22.

Brandy snifter Punch bowl 2 Replies

Started by Bill Yazujian. Last reply by Bill Yazujian Jan 8.

American Empire table? 4 Replies

Started by House of Charm Antiques Southinc. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc Dec 20, 2020.

Cane with brass looking emblems on them. What are these and other questions 2 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine Dec 3, 2020.

who is this artist 3 Replies

Started by Lisa Stubbs. Last reply by Molly Nov 26, 2020.

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Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on April 10, 2020 at 12:59pm

Anne, you're in the Comment Wall section. You need to post in Discussion Forum.

Just above the blue line it says, + Add a Discussion.  Click there.

Tom

Comment by Anne on March 31, 2020 at 9:08pm
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.

 

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