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Kaiser Aluminum.  ashtray, bronzed aluminum. (14" L x 6.25" W)

A prized possession of mine, it's totally mint and unused...I love the single notch for cigars.


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Metal head on marble base
Richard Galef Ravenware Telephone Stand
50s Kitsch Wall Art
Napier Individual Cocktail Shakers


Georges Briard Metal Serving Tray- "Butterflies Pattern"
Georges Briard Metal Serving Tray-- "Butterflies Pattern"

10 7/8" Diameter. From a weekend temple sale.


ben siebel jenfred ware bookends

Chrome and walnut chaffing dish

Chrome and walnut MCM chaffing dish.

Recent flea market find, beautiful chrome and walnut chaffing dish. Sterno holder is marked on bottom w/ "M" and USA. Any ideas about whot hanufactured it?

Industrial Design Clock

Art Deco Clock
Art Deco Clock

Designed by the noted Henry Dreyfuss. Patent 114262  filed November 19, 1938, granted April 11, 1939. 3.5 inches (9 cm) tall, by 3.25 inches (8.5 cm) wide.

Ben Seibel Jenfred Duck Bank

A Recent Thriftfind

We recently found this Jenfred duck bank, designed by Ben Seibel, at a thriftstore.  We couldn't believe it!

Ben Seibel

Hippo Bank by Ben Seibel for Jenfred Ware
Ben Seibel Jenfred Ware Hippo Bank

Ever since I first noticed this ever so sweet Ben Seibel design while flipping through Raymordq's wonderful http://www.abenseibeldesign.com website I wished I could have a hippo bank of my own, but

Penguin Hot and Cold Server

West Bend Hot and Cold Server
Penguin Hot and Cold Server

The West Bend chrome-plated aluminum hot and cold server was designed by A. F. Ramsthal in 1941.