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Posted 4 years ago


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I just purchased this rack or shelf and as you can see it is still in my truck. It is now on my workbench in the process of being cleaned. I think it is an Antique Bakers cooling rack used in a Bakery and held pastries or donuts as I think the crud on it is from glazes or icing. Research has not turned up anything like this. Each shelf has dowels that are covered with a plastic sleeve that slide front to back. It will take forever to clean these. I don't know their purpose. I need advice as I would like to remove these sleeves so I do not have to clean them and wonder if it would ruin the antique value. I plan to display crocks, wooden bowls and wire baskets on it. Thanks, Audrey Z.


  1. Esther110 Esther110, 4 years ago
    The only advice right now is to clean it as-is until you identify it. Removing the sleeves before you know what it is might be something you will regret later on.
  2. lafay, 4 years ago
    Hello Esther ... thanks for the advice. That is what I plan to do. Cleaning the sleeves will take forever, but must be done. I will use it for awhile and then decide if they should be removed.

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