" New Information has come to my attention....These Cast Iron Bulldog banks have been a bit of a confusing journey for me. I Love them but am having a tough time finding reliable information. The three pictures I have posted here are all…"
"I have a set of "Hen on Nest" salt cellars (total of 8...all different colors) made by Mosser glass and clearly marked as such. The colors are White Opalescent, Clear Pearlescent, Dark blue Carnival glass, Powder blue clear glass, pink…"
"I don't remember what I was thinking about, seems like it was an official list of the airships and it didn't have the D. I see today that every DLZ 127 picture shows the D designation on it as you state."
"Those look like Mosser Glass to me but I can't find them in their inventory. Mosser reproduces elegant glass from the late 1800s and into the 20th Century. Their glass is very pretty but doesn't have the high value of antique…"
"It appears to me that the green paint was added sometime later, and as is clearly evident in the close up photos (very nice I might add), the paint is chipping away. So, looking for other green spelter ashtrays produced nothing.
I did find a…"
"I have no idea who may have made either of these items. The only mark I can find is what I believe to be the mold number (436 on this one and 434 on the toucan ashtray) which seems to be in the same style, so I've made the assumption that they…"
"The registration mark was D-LZ 127. D. doesn't stand for Registration it stands for Deutsches, as you state.
What I implied was that your airship shows D-LZ 127 but the D wasn't on the real airship, just LZ 127. So why does your…"
I'm just a collector not an expert. I'm over sixty and recently married to the woman of my dreams. (3rd times the charm) live a quiet life in a small rural town if the heart of America Love to go to estate sales, auctions and thrift shops looking for the unusual.
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
again just a collector not an expert and love to look for stuff that rekindles old memories or fascinates me. I have most recently found a fascination with Cast Iron banks/doorstops. I also seem to have an interest in glass objects of whatever tickles my fancy. Love Vaseline glass and have no idea why.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Where is the Help Desk /Welcome Center button on our site?
I have saved the old group under a new name: Charle's Coffee Klatch. This will be an informal chat group.
The new group will be where members post questions ablout identification and evaluation of antiques and collectibles. If you recently posted photos and questions in the old Whadja Find...please re post in the new group. I am sorry for this inconvenience. Please do re post, because I will be updating and cleaning up the old group.
Welcome to the PYREX group!!! I hope you feel comfortable jumping right into the mix and sharing your thoughts and your pictures. Please keep in mind as the holidays approach that we'd love to hear how you use PYREX at your table. Welcome!!!