Fan of the old, user of the new, wisher for the best of both.
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
I simply enjoy the old world styling of items, made to bee aesthetically pleasing, flamboyant in design or outrageous in appearance, yet I also enjoy the convenience of modern technology and advances made in so many areas, I long to have a harmonious blend of both in most items I wish to have.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
I do not presently belong to other groups.
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Not at this time.
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"I'm not sure you'll find a definitive answer to what this piece of furniture was intended for. It so rudimentary in its design, it is more likely to be a one-off piece.
Just think of what similar items are used for today and it…"
"I used to have the same problem almost continuously, 1 in 20 or 30 visits to the website I'd get a toolbar. I am using a desktop system.
"RIETER, JACOB - AMAGER. A woman from the island of Amager in her Winter = robe next to the square in Kiöbenhavn / Eine Frau von der Insel Amack in ihrer Winter = Kleidung nach Copenhagen zu Markte kommend. Engraving. 21 x 14.5 cm. Hand…"
"I get tit, so you simply deleted your original sideways images from your post after Mark had reposted them rotated, all explained.
Did we help you enough or do you still need any further information on specific images or artist etc..."
"1940's style pot belly stove, eagle and star design.
I have seen on eBay same styles listed as reproductions sold for $350-$480
I have seen on eBay and Etsy same styles listed as authentic/genuine sold for $1200-$1450
None of the stoves…"
"If you want to have a go at google searching yourself, I've included each of the four cut out images for you below to try. Depending on your website browser and version/plugins available, you may be able to simply right click on the image…"
"Hi Mark, what does the scripted writing at the bottom of the image say?
My guess is that each of these images would probably have similar text hidden behind the matt board if removed from their frames, as these would be part of a set of images.
"There are a number of these devices which have been made, in plain army green as well as camouflage, the models of these without marking or any indication of the manufacturer are usually military issue or made for the paranoid market who wish to use…"
"Very good, I wasn't aware I could delete the posts, only that I couldn't edit them after 15 minutes.
Are they visible immediately upon clicking the Add Reply button, or does it become visible after the 15 minutes editing grace window has…"
"I believe it is simply a crinkle cut sliding slicer. Loosing the wing nut would allow the wooden centre section to rotate to create wider or thinner slices.
As to if the blade was originally sharper or not, it may have been however not…"
"It is gratifying to hear from you how appreciative you are for what answers we can supply. For many of us here, we do this to help others with their mysterious objects and enjoy the hunt for the sometimes elusive answers.
Sometimes we can…"
"Given it possess a member panel, as well as the logo itself which bears the cross mark of medicinal practices, I would say this is a pin, not medal, which denotes the wearer to be part of a medical staff or member of an organisation/group of people…"