Posts tagged “Retail”

DEC
20
2015

General Electric 'Monitor Top' Refrigerator

By mwilcox

Frige

This is one of the rarer of the famous General Electric 'Monitor Top' refrigerator made circa 1927-35. The GE Monitor top was based on a French design for a hermetically sealed refrigeration system, the entire system as one unit and totally...

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AUG
31
2015

1930's Vanity

By mwilcox

Deco

Vanities like this tend to be a mix of styles, which makes them appear to be much older than they really are. Examples like this one tend to be European Imports and date from the 1930's. Most are a mix of the Art Deco style, then at the peak of...

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JUN
12
2015

Historical Plates

By mwilcox

Historically

It might seem strange, but the country that was the largest producer of pottery depicting American heroes of the Revolution, their homes and famous land marks was the one that lost the war. From the early 1800s to the 1950s, English potteries...

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AUG
25
2014

Nazi Era Silver Spoons

By mwilcox

Nazispoons

This set of spoons is a World War II era example by Wellner. Wellner is a well known company which was a favorite maker of silverware for Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goring, and other leaders of the Nazi party. Pieces made for the use of high ranking...

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JUL
10
2014

Captain Hook Toby

By mwilcox

Capt D6597

Toby mugs are a tradition with Royal Doulton that dates back to 1933 when they were introduced by Charles Noke. The Royal Doulton character jugs range features popular personalities, as well as characters from history and fiction that has...

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JUN
02
2014

Reproduction Lamps

By mwilcox

Gwtw

Lamps like this one look like antique examples converted to electricity, but are in reality very modern reproductions, in fact few of them predate the 1950s. Lamps like these were originally made as electric lamps and not converted oil lamps. The...

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