Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Metal Coffee Strainer, Housewares

In Kitchen > Coffee Collectibles > Show & Tell.
Coffee Collectibles204 of 281Vaseline Glass Hoosier JarThe can that started my interest
Love it
Like it

mrmajestic1mrmajestic1 loves this.
packrat-placepackrat-place loves this.
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 9 years ago

    (3 items)

    I found this gem last month at a thrift store. It has a false bottom that is weighted, maybe with sand? There's a straining part that can be removed. There is also a handle to carry it. I have no idea if it's for coffee or not? I'm sure it's for the kitchen, just not what it's purpose is. Any ideas?

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    Coffee Collectibles
    See all
    Original Vintage ~ "Brevetti Robbiati" "Atomic B Espresso" Coffee Maker with Box
    Original Vintage ~ "Brevetti Ro...
    Lincoln Beautyware Vintage Reproduction Decals Flour Sugar Coffee Tea
    Lincoln Beautyware Vintage Reproduc...
    Vintage Glass Jar Cast Iron ARCADE # 25 COFFEE GRINDER
    Vintage Glass Jar Cast Iron ARCADE ...
    Vtg Sears Merry Mushroom Enamelware Coffee Pot Percolator Pitcher ONLY
    Vtg Sears Merry Mushroom Enamelware...
    Original Vintage ~ "Brevetti Robbiati" "Atomic B Espresso" Coffee Maker with Box
    Original Vintage ~ "Brevetti Ro...
    See all


    1. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 9 years ago
      Good morning coffeenkisses, your item reminds me of something my grandma and momma used back in the day. It was a used grease keeper. You would fry something in a pan, and when you were thru you poured your grease into this with the strainer in it. The striner would catch any chunks or pieces of food that were left in the pan, allowing nothing but clean oil to go into the bottom. I have never seen one with a weighted bottom, but that is still what it looks like to me. I think we have one somewhere at our house, although we don't fry much anymore. Thanks for sharing and welcome to Collector's Weekly. TG
    2. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 9 years ago
      Neat little item.

    Want to post a comment?

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