"Well, lucky break! The Lakewood they are probably referring to is a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. I know this because the newspaper also mentions Bendix, which headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, my hometown (about 20 miles from Lakewood). I would bet the…"
"I think the word is "Skookum", a Chinook NA word with several meanings. There is a Skookumchuk creek in Idaho and a resort in NE Wash state known as Skookum. In determining the meaning, I found Skookum dolls which sounds like the doll…"
"The name "Lakewood" is shown on one of the newspaper ads. Unfortunately there are 30 towns in the USA, 1 in the Philippines, and 1 in Western Australia by that name. The telephone number, 2 letters + 4 digits were common in the early…"
Not sure is this is a duplicate reeqjw .Can anyone tell me something about this Indian papoose doll? The face is a lightweight plastic. The back of the head is open showing some of the stuffing - like thin straw? There is some newspaper stuck on the inside back of the skull. The blanket appears to missing a bead. From the top of the handle to the bottom of the blanket is 12" See More
Have been trying to get information on this beautiful piece. The pedestal base and 4 horses are silver in color (Pewter?). The horses appear to be 'coming out of the pedestal'. The glass is 14" across and underneath is has MM MADE IN ITALY, no other marks that I can see. It weighs 10 lbs. Have no idea of it's age or value either.See More