Category Archives: vintage

Looking for a Christmas gift?

Finding a good gag Christmas gift can be difficult.  But when you are looking for a gift for that special someone, like dear old Uncle Jim or your favorite bartender, the job becomes even more difficult.  Following are some suggestions … Continue reading

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Napier Novelties,Gimmicks and Gadgets

When I came across the following utensils with the “Napier” mark, I thought they were lovely… and unusual. The pieces are only just over 6 inches in length and the bowls are 3 inches wide.  What were they?  Salad servers, … Continue reading

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What Are These?

I have spent many hours searching the internet trying to find out what these unusual shaped mother of pearl items would be used for…with no luck.  I thought perhaps they were some sort of collar stay but I can find … Continue reading

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Research…research…research…

I’ve sold antiques on the internet for well over a decade now and the most enjoyable part of the entire process for me is the research involved.  As you well know, you never attempt to sell something unless you know … Continue reading

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