The cookie jar appears to be a piece of Shawnee Pottery, which made lots of pig-shaped cookie jars, and even more than one version of Winnie the Pig. As for the Nuclear Weapons Warning Sign, we’re happy to take michaeltibbsjr at his word regarding the story he tells about that. Welcome to CollectorsWeekly.com!
November 17th, 2010
- Walker Evans, Preeminent Photographer and Passionate Postcard Collector
- Will the Real Santa Claus Please Stand Up?
- Bloodletting, Bone Brushes, and Tooth Keys: White-Knuckle Adventures in Early Dentistry
- What All These Hatpins Were For, and Why We Stopped Using Them
- The Magician Who Astounded the World by Conjuring Spirits and Talking with Mummies
Top Articles on CW
- Railway Paradise: How a Fine-Dining Empire Made the Southwest Palatable to Outsiders
- A Filthy History: When New Yorkers Lived Knee-Deep in Trash
- Did the CIA's Experiments With Psychedelic Drugs Unwittingly Create the Grateful Dead?
- Rocket Slides and Monkey Bars: Chasing the Vanishing Playgrounds of Our Youth
- Could Your Stuff Be Haunted? Ghostbusting the Creepiest Antiques
- Making, and Eating, the 1950s' Most Nauseating Jell-O Soaked Recipes
- Singapore's Beloved and Creepy Wonderland, Built on the Healing Powers of Tiger Balm
- Visiting Scarfolk, the Most Spectacular Dystopia of the 1970s
- Sacred Anatomy: Slicing Open Wax Women in the Name of Science and God
- Lightman Fantastic: This Artist Drenched '60s Music Lovers in a Psychedelic Dream