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OlofZ

Stockholm, Sweden

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Antique chest  - Furniturein Furniture
Antique dresser, chest of drawers.  - Furniturein Furniture
My great great grandfather - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Antique ruby diamond ring - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Von Schierholz figurine #713 - Figurinesin Figurines
Glass container with silver top, unknown maker - Silverin Silver
Mystic device - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware

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  1. ...and another one. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/101361-eating-utinsels-with-casing
  2. https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/106495-vintage-meat-carving-sets
  3. Meat cutlery, meat fork for the Sunday roast. Not necessarily that old...
  4. It's truly stunning... Here's a similar: https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/nautical-objects/17th-century-dutch-oak-sea-chest/id-f_5617303/
  5. Beautiful! Looks real to me. Iacobus, i.e. Jacob. Oak wood. If you want to use it as a wine rack, can you keep it untouched and still insert a custom made wine rack whilst keeping the chest intact? Ma...
  6. Found it: US Army 555th Airborne Field Artillery https://www.popularpatch.com/army/field-artillery-patches/555th-airborne-field-artillery-battalion-patch
  7. Found the same on a cap, no explanation though. https://www.ebay.ie/itm/US-Military-Unit-Designation-Peace-Through-Victory-SnapBack-Ball-Cap-Hat-Red/132385178770?hash=item1ed2c58492:g:Qy0AAOSw~I5Zi6t0
  8. Looks like a threading tool set
  9. Tenure in Vietnam was measured in days and a soldier who was “short-timer”, had less than 99 days to go. Being “short-timer” was a measure of stature. The goal was off course boarding the “Freedo...
  10. Looks like Valdemar du Lantz, Valdemar du Sants or something along that line.
  11. Regardless of its content, I doubt the 23rd printing would make the book particularly rare. First editions usually would, in this case 1938.
  12. It's the current Royal coat of Arms of UK. Since mid 1800's. Don't know if that particular design with the surrounding stars as opposed to the motto that's normally there signifies anything special or...
  13. This post claims they were made by "Life at Home", later bought by Loblaws. I don't know. I haven't found any other support for this. Maybe far fetched? Something to consider at least... https:/...
  14. Really cool collection!
  15. Item 2 - Order of the Black Star (Benin) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_Black_Star
  16. Slicing the Sunday roast, I presume...
  17. Nice! An outer flowerpot? That's what I would use it as, anyway.
  18. Makes me think of the republican party, but I may be way off...
  19. Really cool! I read about Company F and Racine 1881-1883. My only problem is that this art style is so typical Art Nouveau, I doubt it's designed in 1880's, rather 15-20 years later. Just a subjective...
  20. i.e. there looks to be some text below "Rochdale Co."
  21. Nice photo! Believe it says UNION HOTEL on the centre building and a last name --LUSING, Prop (as in propietor) on the Meat Market building. Agree the parasol says Dry Goods & Groceries and Rochdale...
  22. This one's from 2001. https://www.squiggly.com/us/en/swatch-bijoux-prismatic-red-and-crystals-pendent-jpr0001.htm
  23. This might be a clue. https://poshmark.com/listing/Swatch-jewelry-set-ring-and-necklace-59877f2a5a49d0d60208377b
  24. Most likely model number.
  25. The flaws in the casting of the tag (the spots and indents) make me a bit leery...
  26. Thanks, always fun to solve a mystery! Here are R&B’s date marks: http://www.925-1000.com/RB_Date_Code.html
  27. Nice! Real deal indeed... Made by Reed & Barton, Taunton Massachusetts. Date mark 1947.
  28. Looks like 1989. At least Copyright. I found a bird on Ebay from 1962 by the same company.
  29. Don't know, seems to be up to the post office itself to decide. "Pray for peace" was the most popular, started in 1954 and used throughout 60's and 70's. Here's some history on the slogans. http://fsu...
  30. http://www.postmarks.org/members/examples/pfp_corn.jpg
  31. The stamp is "PRAY FOR PEACE"
  32. That Dallmeyer lens is very rare, and looks to be in a really nice condition! I know there are adapters to fit these to Canon or Nikon. Worth quite a bit to enthusiasts. What does the serial number s...
  33. Sounds like a bargin! Nice find!
  34. I would guess 1920-30's for the bidet, and the stand a bit older. Not really the site for an appraisal but if you bought it at an auction, I guess that's roughly what it's worth! I haven't seen the ma...
  35. But now I see the stand doesn't fit. I would guess the stand is older, that's why I got confused with the legs. The original bidet probably was made of porcelain. When that broke it was replaced by a ...
  36. Not for washing babies, but for your private parts rather! It's a bidet :) Enameled washware came into production late 1800's. The legs feel a bit younger, post-victorian but not sure...
  37. Could the number on the bottle indicate 1979? It's the new bottle post 1977 at least. It does seem to have been in rotation for quite some time. If 14 years for the bottle before last re-filling is a ...
  38. Here's one from Czechoslovakia. But I agree, it's close to Germany :) https://img.tradera.net/images/405/255970405_053e9759-3594-4ef1-9960-392310d2d639.jpg
  39. How did you search? I just typed: Mississauga "king products" This is the first google hit: http://www.companylisting.ca/King_Products_and_Solutions_Inc/default.aspx 'Original designers/manufact...
  40. Just google the patent number. "us patent 241747" And Ye shall find! http://www.google.com.pg/patents/USD241747
  41. What makes you think it would be German?
  42. Nice, would be hard to trace... 48 millimeter I guess. Is it just short of 2"?
  43. It's part of an old trunk as shown in drawings for a patent "Improvement in Trunk-Fixtures". Item I, "a weighted, self-acting hook or catch which engages with a suitable pin or projection to hold the...
  44. Found this: Prior to about 1900, marked "Disston & Morss". Joab Morss was Henry Disston's partner from 1867-1879. When he passed away, Disston & Morss became a Division of H. Disston & Sons from then...
  45. I can read DISSTON & MORSS KEYSTONE TOOLWORKS PHILAD'A. Should give you a few google hits!
  46. H Howede would be my guess. And yes, even I can see that it's a metal candlestick holder :)
  47. A Credit union or Bank, plenty of Google hits!
  48. Nice find! A wax seal stamp, for sure. Since the seal has quite common elements, think there's a crown, a spread eagle and a griffin, it's tough to do a search. Family crest or a military seal.
  49. Fancy ink wells for the office desk?
  50. This is Robert Arbuthnot's grandfather William Arbuthnot's letter of membership of the Freemason Lodge of Edinburgh (Mary's Chapel). Don't know if the Freemasons give out medals to new members. Maybe ...
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