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General Appliance Co.

Several years ago, I was sent a collection of past best sixes.  Not the actual corkscrews, but binders of photos and printouts of various collectors best six corkscrews from years prior. 201 more words


Vintage Storage Solutions for Sewing

I’ve been thinking for a while about this post.  If you’ve been following my blog for a long time or have looked through past posts and seen a… 1,040 more words


"...clever advertising novelty (patented)."

From the January 10th 1915 edition of  the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

FOR sale outright, clever advertising novelty (patented), with dies complete; sells quickly; big profits; owner too far west to manufacturers: snap: sample free.  128 more words

Antique Corkscrew

Corkscrewing Around 2016

It is New Year’s Eve, and it has been an exciting year of corkscrew collecting, corkscrew adventures, and wonderful times with the lovely personal personal trainer. 197 more words

Antique Corkscrew

September and October Recap 2016

It has been a LONG two months. I didn’t even realize I forgot my September recap until half way through October. So you get a half-assed double month recap :-D… 570 more words


Jubilee College State Park - Brimfield, IL

Initial Visit: October 14th, 2015
Rating: 3/5
Price: Free

Description: First impressions are hard to change…

If you live in Illinois at all, you know of the budget cuts, budget cuts, tax increases, budget cuts. 283 more words



Last week we dusted off our trusty Radio Flyer cargo wagon, and set out for the great Brimfield Antique Show in Brimfield, Massachusetts.

For one week three times a year  — in May, July, and September —  this rural hamlet in central Massachusetts becomes overrun with thousands of antique dealers, specializing in everything from from 18th century primitives to Mid-Century Modern, with about every variety and sub-specialty you can imagine. 465 more words

Cloth-covered Wire