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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.
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Michael replied to Jesse K's discussion Asian Art Pottery Japanese / Chinese, Mark Info Help in the group Whadja Find Today
"It may not actually be a maker mark, it may simply be a means of indicating what coloured glazed should be placed on the item.  My reason for thinking this is that 色 means colour.  That said, with either Japanese or Chinese, combing…"
Sunday
Michael replied to Ralph K's discussion Very unique little jewelry / knick knack type crafted box. Looks hand made..Help in the group Whadja Find Today
"Yes, it does find similarity to the general appearance of some Hebrew writing. We are not professionals here, only people who have an interest in antiques/oddities and perhaps enjoy a good puzzle.  Sometimes we can help because we know for…"
Saturday
Michael replied to Ralph K's discussion Very unique little jewelry / knick knack type crafted box. Looks hand made..Help in the group Whadja Find Today
"I would tend to agree that it is not Hebrew. A great many of these boxes can be located online being sold on eBay, Etsy and well, just everywhere.  I've seen these even being sold in some furniture stores, nick nack shops and weekend…"
Saturday
Michael replied to R Casi's discussion Brass Designer Vittorio Bertoini Roma Coin Medal in the group Whadja Find Today
"Yeah, I find many languages have words and even entire phrases which are like, not just Italian. Change just one letter/character and it can drastically change the meaning. merito = merit marito = husband merita = deserves morite = dead"
Friday
Michael replied to R Casi's discussion Brass Designer Vittorio Bertoini Roma Coin Medal in the group Whadja Find Today
"I have seen several awards and medals which state "al merito della cultura"  "to the merit of culture" as an award given to those who have been a positive influence for their people and/or culture or for the public image of…"
Friday
Michael replied to Molly Zone's discussion What is this funky tool? in the group Whadja Find Today
"A coffee scoop wouldn't require the means to eject the contents with a sliding panel.  Coffee beans simply fall out, whereas some cheeses can cling. Here is a testing scoop specifically used for Stilton cheese."
Oct 10
Michael replied to Molly Zone's discussion What is this funky tool? in the group Whadja Find Today
"It is a vintage cheese scoop with moving slide ejector for testing cheese being made."
Oct 10
Michael replied to shayna nelson's discussion How much is the "what the Heck" worth? Can soldering tool! in the group Whadja Find Today
"I finally remembered where I first saw one of these.  I've reposted the link the website, as per the date link below.  Alas, no price was ever discussed, but they did reach the same conclusion and linked to the same patent. Thursday,…"
Sep 24
Michael replied to Beth Burch's discussion Found mahogany item in aunt's estate in the group Whadja Find Today
"All I can find out thus far is that the red label indicates it is a solid mahogany item.  There is a blue label as well which indicates the mahogany is a veneer. The number represents the items manufacturer, not the specific item, though I…"
Sep 24
Michael replied to Lorraine Marie Easterling's discussion Little wooden man in the group Whadja Find Today
"These are the three Chinese God figurines I was talking about earlier. From Left to Right, Chinese God of Longevity (Shou,Siu), Chinese God of Prosperity (Lu,Lok) and Chinese God of Fortune (Fu,Hok) Here's a wikipedia article on them. The…"
Sep 18
Michael replied to Mary hoover's discussion What is This? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Molly is correct. Ah yes, now that I see the side view, I can see it is the same as my yellow tupperware plastic modern day corn cob butter I myself own."
Sep 13
Michael replied to Mary hoover's discussion What is This? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Well, it does look like it could function as an egg yolk separator...?"
Sep 12
Michael replied to Lloyd Levine's discussion Maker of these vintage sunglasses in the group Whadja Find Today
"Well, no, the glasses in the example I gave have a number 8 inside a circle with a capital D next to it.  The glasses Llyod has shown are made by American Optical.  American Optical have the A overlapping and slightly offset on the O. See…"
Sep 10
Michael replied to Lloyd Levine's discussion Maker of these vintage sunglasses in the group Whadja Find Today
"Both the leather and the wire mesh glasses are old welders safety glasses.  Although there are numerous extremely similar designs, I've seen various different makers of this style of safety glasses. Here's one on sold on Etsy."
Sep 10
Michael replied to Frances Childs's discussion Unusual small mahogany and Ivory inlaid item in the group Whadja Find Today
"It is a card game I played when I was a kid.  Growing up, my mother had exposed me to a wide variety of various types of games from all over the world.  Card games, tile games, a plethora of board games, such as six different types of…"
Sep 6
Michael replied to Frances Childs's discussion Unusual small mahogany and Ivory inlaid item in the group Whadja Find Today
"It is a Shibayama Whist Marker "score board" from the game "Whist" 1868 – 1912 Here are two entire websites about the game with numerous examples through the ages. http://whist.over-blog.com/ The Whist Markers Museum"
Sep 5

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