"Sarah, How does the mechanism work? If you put water in the top part, does it immediately seep down into the bottom part? What does the plunger do? As I look at it, it would appear that any liquid put in the top part would…"
"Tom, yes, I used the wrong word when I said "boil"; I should have said "heated". I used percolators for years and they always had a thin hollow rod that ran up through the center of the pot and through which the heated…"
"I am not sure what you mean by "percolator style", Tom, but percolators use heat to boil the water and force it through the basket. I can't imagine anyone putting a sterling silver pot on the stove. "
"Jeff, you are correct, I have been buying cars for very close to 60 years and I do know that manufacturers change various details every year. I was just pointing it out in case it might be of help to someone who is more aware of car details…"
"I do not know if the repro example that Jeff showed is "correct" or if Lloyd's is correct (or if neither is correct) BUT the numbers 2 7 0 are different. It is most noticeable in the "0" which is slanted (italics) in…"
"What is the height without the handle? What is the diameter at the bottom? You call the top a lid that does not open. Is it a lid or is it simply the top of the object? Other than the spout, is there any way to get anything in or out of the…"
"That is what I thought but, then again, it might have been that I had just never seen an older set with a round brush but that they did exist. -Yes, I am old enough to think that the 50s is modern era. :-)"