I restore antique motorcycles for a living , I collect I wide variety of items , but mostly advertising items .


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NIWA axe head - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Happy Halloween ceramic/porcelain skulls - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Recent estate sale find vase  - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Brass Bust Machine Age Haganuer? - Figurinesin Figurines
Victorian Oval Painting on Porcelain - Victorian Erain Victorian Era
Unknown tool / transfer tool gauge - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Cleveland Welding Co. prewar Roadmaster 26" Pit bike Rat Rod bicycle - Outdoor Sportsin Outdoor Sports
Bridgeport G I Co. Shotgun reloading tool - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Unknown tools and purpose  - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Old wooden stool possible clamp or tool - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware


  1. What else did you find???
  2. That removable head looks like a modified carriage bolt , anyone else see this?
  3. Could it be lodestone?
  4. Nice find!
  5. Me thinks I might need new glasses! Thanks for the info. And thanks for the love.
  6. Better pictures get better opinions, but this does look old. Can we get a picture of the base from the bottom and possibly the bulb holder? That is a very cool lamp!
  7. These early lapping tools did not always use a suction cup , valve heads were slotted or had two small circular indents that the tool fit into. Sometimes the tip on the end of the tool could be revers...
  8. Thanks, it does get a lot of compliments.
  9. Did you know there is a vibrator museum? , google it!
  10. Try The American Sign Museum in Cincinnati , Ohio for information on this type of sign . AND CAN WE STOP THE BUY/SELL NONSENSE HERE ON THIS GREAT SITE?
  11. Thanks for all of the loves and the comments!
  12. Looks like the Westinghouse logo on those two hubcaps.
  13. Payne Diehl and co. is the maker of this oiler and metal can oilers. It has a patent date of around 1880.
  14. Howard rotovator built a serious roto tiller called the "GEM", search YouTube for videos on it. I have a 1952 model "gem" in my collection
  15. Isn't Whitechapel the area Jack the Ripper made famous?
  16. Open the case and see what is on the movement. Any chance you want to double your money?
  17. The brand name for this is Monta Mower.
  18. It really is a lawn mower, cordless , you know.
  19. Check out this link ,
  20. Thanks for ALL the loves!
  21. You really should look this up on eBay as a Coleman lantern pump!
  22. This IS a Coleman lantern pump for early Coleman lanterns!
  23. These are used for straightening curly hair!
  24. I know its one of coolest pipes I've ever seen!
  25. Thanks for the loves and the info!
  26. That's actually pictures of an Indian and a Harley Davidson!
  27. Thanks for the link , I saw the same items before , but the item in question was not described . Also in the photo it looks like another tube is possibly joined this tool. My tool does not show any si...
  28. I just picked up a sign just like this Thursday , dated 1958 on the bottom right. My sign isn't quite as nice as yours .
  29. This is an early shock absorber made for early auto leaf springs . This is missing the clamp that attaches this piece to a leaf spring . One unit per spring , and indeed made or marketed by Indian Mot...
  30. Look up Big Bang cannon on a google search, they have parts , instructions and new cannons for sale . These are very loud and do not shoot projectiles!
  31. Nice pedal fire truck. If it were mine I would leave it alone, its worth more to me in its unrestored condition!
  32. There is a sign?????????
  33. It's a pig snouter to keep pigs or hogs from rooting , I've had a few. Not fun for the pigs!
  34. You should send this torch to me for extensive testing (it might take a couple of years though!)
  35. They look like laundry tongs to me.
  36. Any relation to the Malco Gasser?
  37. Solved my own mystery, these headlamp doors/bezels are from a 1937 Chrysler Airflow!
  38. It looks like a cobblers or leather working tool. Any makers marks?
  39. How about a hair curling iron ? Are there any signs of it being heated? Is the upper part concave?
  40. How about a hair curling iron ? Are there any signs of it being heated? Is the upper part concave?
  41. Thanks for the love, aghcollect, any thoughts on this?
  42. Very nice engine . Usually an engine with a flywheel is used in marine applications. This engine appears to be hand made. Google search model boat or airplane engines for some help. Could we see ano...
  43. It's a hog scraper .
  44. This is possibly made of beryllium , a non sparking metal used to make all sorts of tools used in hazardous locations. I have a putty knife made with a beryllium blade and have seen hammers , pipe wre...
  45. I put it there , ya see there was this hole in the front fender and I ,,,,,,,,,,,,
  46. An Indian four Police bike , what a lucky guy!!
  47. I'm thinking your other hand!
  48. Maybe the blade is for trimming paper shells? Everyone that has seen this thinks it has something to do with reloading , they could all be wrong, but it's all I've got.
  49. This bike gets more attention than the restored bikes at the shows I've taken it to!
  50. Thanks for the love AmberRose, everyone that ride it loves how smooth and easy is it is to ride!
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