"After some research, it seems that G. F. Kunz was a self taught gemology expert. He wore many hats and frankly, I would start at half a mil and no less on this book. Get it Authenticated, and have a COA done afterward. This is truely a one of a kind…"
"That is Roycroft marking - Roycroft was a Mission/Arts and Crafts Movement out of NY ca. 1860 - 1920's or so. Founded by L. Ron Hubbard, who later was the founder of "Scientology"
Their claim to fame is the very fine hand worked items…"
"Gosh..you know, I am a collector and not a pro, I usually have tons of research but then people think I am a Geek for some odd reason, I do not like Prim, as in American Prim. It is just overwhelming the market and I tell you at our GooWill my…"
"NO you should of seen when i started hahaha ..... we all learn as we go, its just so you get more help. i am in South africa so not sure of area's events i would google history of Toledo 1900 or similar - like do they have a harbour ? i do…"
"yes is a medallion, about 3 3/4 " american Says Toledo and 1836 Is why I was thinking Michigan, Ohio war. This one is for a friend, solid bronze, sea/lake scape, probably erie or michigan with Toledo at 1907 in bacground I am also a researcher,…"
"hi to post pics you can use the button on toolbar above (after link one) it makes it easier to see, just for future- could you please add the whole medal as well that may help if we could see it, it looks like a TTH ot THT, is it bronze ? and…"
"Hi , I found several of these lamps although they are all different years. Do you have the dimensions of the lens front? How much does it weigh aproximately? And does it have any serial or model number anywhere on the body or lens? It looks like a…"
My Fiancee and I are heavily into collecting and creating. I have way too many antiques if that is possible, am actually looking to sell and buy. Born at just the right time to appreciate everything. Raised by Hippies. Am a student of life, art, Melmac, and anything retro. Upcycler, Tree hugger, Animal lover and researcher/consultant on just about anything. If you need help, I can help you. What is trending? What is the true McCoy? I know. What is selling now? Should I buy this? I can tell you. I also own too much information. Where most see junk, I see knowledge, and yes Money! :)
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