Posts tagged “Brass”

MAR
26
2015

Antique Cash Registers

By mwilcox

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Antique National Cash registers were an item in huge demand during the 1980's to mid 90's, no antique store or boutique was complete without one. The National Cash Register Company was founded in 1884 in Dayton, Ohio and was the first producer of...

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DEC
28
2014

Caterpillar Brass Paper Clip

By mwilcox

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Based on the images this piece post dates 1925. Research on the “THE HUBBARD-FLOYD CO.” company shows that they were a heavy machinery company located in Brooklyn, NY at Sedgewick Ave and 167th Street , circa 1921-30. The company whose stamp is...

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NOV
14
2014

Bronze Dedication Building Plaques

By mwilcox

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We get a fair number of requests regarding the value of bronze or brass plaques from demolished buildings. The answer is there is generally not a lot of demand for dedication building plaques, unless the building was of some large historical...

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NOV
11
2013

"C. Jere" Owl

By mwilcox

Owl

This metal owl looks like a Department store decorator item your Aunt Hazel might have had in the spare bathroom on the toilet tank, and for good reason. Owls were a hot collectible item in the 1970's, people collected them in all forms, made of...

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