"I put up ceiling tiles and found a brand new hand saw. Elsewhere I found a brand new 1" chisel. Behind dust boards I found stamps, marbles and small coins. Those windows were plate glass, about 1/4" thick and the dimes worked great. At one…"
"Tom, That's crazy! As a carpenter, I can't imagine stacking dimes for shims. And didn't 10c actually buy something back when they were in circulation? Had to be a really expensive window shim!
"I used to buy, remodel and flip houses. I've found stuff in most of them. The last one, I found a NA pestle which I donated to the Coeur d'Alene Indian tribe. I also found a WW I Trench art inscribed shell casing. A 7 unit apartment had…"
"I do see a few places where the paint is missing and I figured it wasn't DW safe. Another reason I didn't expect this to be of great value. The value for me is the fun of finding this stuff in the house! I…"
"The small base on your punch bowl indicates that it fit into a pedestal type stand. Using it "as is" would be unstable and might tip over.
In searching I found a similar (not the same) set, bowl, stand, matching ladle, 10 cups…"
"Thanks for your replies Tom! I doubt any of this is worth a whole lot but I think the crack you see on the bottom of the bowl is only in the glazing. It doesn't show up on the inside of the bowl.
I scanned through those images…"
"The bowl showing the mark is also showing a large crack on the bottom. Trying to sell it is a waste of time.(My opinion)
I didn't look thru this very far; not many images. Might be a good learning lesson on using their free ID…"
"John (& Others). Hold milk glass up to the sunlight. If you see red color in it, that is gold. It is more valuable than plain white m-g. If it doesn't have red in it, I don't buy it; it's mass produced and has little…"