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Not bad for $1.91 at the local thrift. Anyone know how to remove aluminum corrosion?

mpratt

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austrian bronze

these are the smallest bronze casting miniatures I've ever found... and they are handpainted...

manufactured ca 1900-1910

Sascha Brastoff Enamel

Sascha Brastoff Enamelware Plate/Ashtray
Sascha Brastoff Enamelware Plate/Ashtray

Sascha Brastoff Enamelware Plate/Ashtray

Kareka Enamelware 60s

Kareka Enamelware 60s
Kareka Enamelware 60s

Kareka Enamelware 60s
Nantucket Island Cape Cod and Key West
Porcelain on copper enamelware

Ben Seibel jenfred-ware Banks

Ben Seibel jenfred-ware Banks

Found the piggy bank at an antique store for $8.  Bought the duck on eBay for a lot more.

Cox Enterprises (Austin Cox) Aluminum Chess Set: Manufactured 1962. Rescued 2008.

Cox Enterprises (Austin Cox) Aluminum Chess Set: Manufactured 1962. Rescued 2008.

One day in July 2008, I stopped at a thrift store on my way home.  Like a few other times, I really didn't feel like stopping, but I did.  There were about 12 people in the

Raymor Informal

Robin's Egg Blue, Raymor Modern Stoneware, Raymor Informal, Ben Seibel
Raymor Informal

Well, there is little hope that I will ever find a Robin's Egg Blue stand to display this swinging coffee pot.

1963 Metal MCM Sculpture

1963 Metal MCM Sculpture

Late last year, I found this metal sculpture at one of my favorite antique stores.  The sculpture itself is metal and is dated 1963 with what appears to be 3 initials or letters that I ca