"Based on my research, it looks more like a replica...mainly because the wood for the foot rest on the originals (64) and other models is smoothed and rounded a bit. Your foot rest has sharp edges. Of course, this is but one humble…"
"Actually, I am just searching around...treasurehunt.com, or something....and then a metal detectors group. They talk about whale cartilage, as the whale bones were used for corsets. I am just trying to figure it out, like you.…"
"This "egg" logo, on the care tag, was launched in 1973 and it is their "thing". It might be a commemorative design? I saw a Grateful Dead "Steal Your Face" logo on the bottom of a cast iron skillet....and I…"
"It appears to be early 1950s from Staffordshire, England. When you find a couple of plates, or the sugar bowl and creamer, the prices for both were around $35. The fact that they are selling one or two cocktail plates and it is…"
"I thought the same thing at first, but did not think it had enough curve to the handle for balance. With the dimensions in mind, I believe you could be right...especially when you look at the handle closely and see the wear marks at the end…"