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Orman Family Hammered Aluminum Ice Bucket & Tongs

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Posted 3 years ago


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I was throwing a party, and while looking for an ice bucket, I remembered this item and how nice it is! This hammered aluminum ice bucket was made by "Orman Family", but I found only one example online. The top is decorative with flower design on the handle. Etched inside the lid is the recipe for 14 different mixed drinks (sorry no photo) The 2 handles are very decorative, as are the tongs. The rim is scalloped and it has a liner to keep the ice from melting. A real nice vintage piece!


  1. jameyrd jameyrd, 2 years ago
    Thanks mrmajestic1 and AmberRose !
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Very beautiful:)
  3. jameyrd jameyrd, 2 years ago
    Thank you Sean! Also thanks to aghcollect !
  4. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    Gorgeous. Reminds me of a piece I have.
  5. jameyrd jameyrd, 2 years ago
    Thank you Aimathena, it seems very similar!
  6. jameyrd jameyrd, 2 years ago
    Thank you bratjdd and Radegunder !
  7. angelsea437, 8 months ago
    I actually own one of these, and in fact used it (again) last nite at my son's surprise 40th birthday party. was given to me (us) as a wedding present in the 70's by an old teacher neighbor. my sons were making fun saying they were gonna get lead poisoning from this vessel. I wonder what it's worth? not that I'd part with it, 'cause I wouldn't. just curious. thank you!!
  8. RangerJAGC, 1 month ago
    Sure glad we looked this up. My wife's parent had this and it was WELL USED at family gatherings. It is one piece we decided to keep from there estate. They would be 90 or so and had this as long as my wife can remember. Until I read this post, I had never noticed the mixed drink recipes on the inside of the cover!
  9. jameyrd jameyrd, 13 days ago
    Glad you like it. Thanks!

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