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Posted 4 years ago

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pickrknows
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Had this for years,still love it. Got it from a friend for payment for a plumbing job,would have spent the cash years ago.It was well used,missing cord,not sure if lights are still there,but it has a patina that I would'nt want to disturb!

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  1. pickrknows pickrknows, 4 years ago
    Thanks Esther110 & officialfuel!
  2. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 4 years ago
    Beautiful !!! These smokers tables are very desirable !! They don't stay on Ebay for long.Looks to be 40s? Very Very Nice !!!!!!
  3. pickrknows pickrknows, 4 years ago
    Thank-you Hedgewalker for the nice comment!
  4. pickrknows pickrknows, 4 years ago
    Thasnk-you Knivesnsuch!!
  5. Gilles Meloche, 4 years ago
    I have an ashtray similar to the one you have. The base and the plane light up. Do not know how much it might be worth or what to do with it.
  6. pickrknows pickrknows, 4 years ago
    I would donate it to the "pickrknows benevolent fund"
    Mint working are $500 -1500 range.
  7. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 4 years ago
    Ummm...pickerknows already has one of these...but "The Hedgewalker Foundation" does not ! ; )
  8. pickrknows pickrknows, 4 years ago
    Good point Hedgewalker ! Thats a better idea!
  9. papa papa, 4 years ago
    Seen one at an estate auction fly over the thousand dollar mark; same marble glass near the base, without the plane. I dropped out of the bidding at $250 because I just earlier purchased the floor lamp that matched the ashtray table for $1.00 in the estates bedroom? Kind of wanted to keep it a set but not that much. The old lamp is in my garage; think I will post it. It works, just no room in the house and I will bid $1.00 just to keep the auctioneer moving on.
  10. epson233 epson233, 2 years ago
    my dad had one and this so reminds me of him -- it is beautiful -- hope you will treasure it and keep in in the family -- dad's glowed the most beautiful green on the base -- perhaps it was uranium -- i was 5 before i knew of uranium glass --lost dad when i was 10 -- just an outstanding piece of nostalgia -- i now know of uranium glass

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/67099-some-of-my-favorite-vaseline-pieces

    thanks for posting
  11. pickrknows pickrknows, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the nice comments epson, I do treasure it!
    Glad it reminds you of good things from your past also, thats why we keep these pieces of history for the next gen!
  12. pickrknows pickrknows, 3 months ago
    Thank you all for the "loves"!!
    Cheers!!

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