Share your favorites on Show & Tell

COLLECTORS WEEKLY DOES IT AGAIN !

In Firefighting > Fire Extinguishers > Show & Tell and Advertising > Disney Collectibles > Show & Tell.
jsquig's loves13 of 49Fierce Tiger  Brand  Squirrel  Model  Windproof  Lighter  Made in WZ-1029Late 1800's Winchester Pump 22
3
Love it
1
Like it

vanskyock24vanskyock24 likes this.
Savoychina1Savoychina1 loves this.
jsquigjsquig loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
See 2 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    Savoychina1
    (650 items)

    A little over a month ago michelledenny posted a hand held fire extinguisher with a coke label. She wanted more information. At first blush it seemed authentic to a novice.

    Ray, our resident Coke expert immediately knew it was a fake. ..but it looked sooo real...

    We had a new guy who refinishes fire extinguishers for a living see it and mentally compare it to a Disney fire extinguisher that he had seen at a Museum! That's fair, if one is real the other MIGHT be, right?

    WRONG! Ray was good enough to show us a fake Coke plate that wasn't attached to any thing and I found evidence that the Disney plate was in the same category, uh, fake.

    Our new friend was able to go to the museum and show them the evidence and save them some potential embarassment. Thanks, Ray.

    ...and michelledenny, while you know it is a fantasy item, if you want it shined up I can put you in touch with the guy that restored all of these ! I'm just saying...

    logo
    Fire Extinguishers
    See all
    Antique Vtg NATIONAL STANDARD Copper Brass Fire Extinguisher-Original Unrestored
    Antique Vtg NATIONAL STANDARD Coppe...
    $51
    Vintage World War 2 (WW2) Civil Defense GALVANIZED Hand Pump Fire Extinguisher
    Vintage World War 2 (WW2) Civil Def...
    $25
    RARE Antique Vintage "FLOAFOME" Copper Brass Fire Extinguisher-Polished Restored
    RARE Antique Vintage "FLOAFOME&...
    $110
    Vintage Chief Croker Fire Extinguisher Antique Copper and Brass Empty, New York
    Vintage Chief Croker Fire Extinguis...
    $89
    logo
    Antique Vtg NATIONAL STANDARD Copper Brass Fire Extinguisher-Original Unrestored
    Antique Vtg NATIONAL STANDARD Coppe...
    $51
    See all

    Comments

    1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 10 years ago
      Congrats to Ray and the CW Team

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.