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    Posted 3 years ago

    Newfld
    (754 items)

    This 3 1-4"H x 5"W dresser box has a handpainted Venetian scene on the lid, with a leafy green garland & raised white dots around front bottom. The boxes were silk lined, only the frayed peach silk top portion remains on this one. The opal ware glass is by Wave Crest, a division of the CF Monroe Co (1892-1916) of Meriden CT
    Nov 15th was my father's birthday, and since I had posted a Monroe box for my mom's BD in May, I thought this would complement it. Dad was a radioman in the US Navy during Korea, and upon his passing we received a Veterans Affairs certificate signed by then president Obama which I'm sure is standard for most veterans families. There is also a small photo of my parents with me on my christening day beside the stamped Wave Crest underside

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    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      Beautiful Wave Crest !!! I never know if it is one word or two words as so many people use both ways of spelling. Great story on your Dad and the picture of you all. Thanks for sharing !!

      My Wave Crest was getting lonely here on CW - as there are not that many posted, which surprises me
      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/121022-wave-crest-jewelry-box--c-f-monroe-or
    2. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      A lovely post Jenni for your dad, thank you for sharing:)
    3. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 3 years ago
      It's a nice side to having relative's that were in the armed forces- all the tales and souvenirs from all over the world! It's nice to have memories like these too.....
    4. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you Thomas for the thoughtful love, I really appreciate it :)
    5. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks yougottahavestuff and foseatme for the very kind love and appreciation
    6. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Very glad you liked this aura and really appreciate the kind love and support
    7. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Mary and Anna I am truly grateful for your very thoughtful love and support, you are really great friends always in my corner. Glad you enjoyed this dresser box
    8. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you Gudrun and Neil for the very kind love, it's most appreciated and I'm very glad you liked this Wave Crest box
    9. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Sean for the love, I'm very grateful & so pleased you enjoyed this piece
    10. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Thank you buckethead for the kind love, so glad you enjoyed this piece

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