This antique REDSTRONG hand crank wringer is a beautiful example of one of the most recognizable advancements in laundering from the late 1800’s. While the invention was purchased for absolutely practical reasons at the time, it is now popular for home or yard decor.
This early world globe caught my interest with its ornate ball & claw foot cast iron base and blue colored oceans.
This 1000 oz Gold Bar Mold is a monster!! It weighs over 48 Lbs…..Empty!!
We’re big on the industrial look right now and found an old steel medical supply cabinet that we couldn’t pass up. The finish needed some work but the cabinet was heavy, sturdy and well-made, not to mention stylish and interesting.
We had been looking for a blasting machine to add to our dynamite display and came across this antique detonator. The owner told us that it didn’t work (the plunger was frozen in the up position). Luckily all it took was some lubricating oil to get the plunger working and producing an electrical current.
Note: If you are one of the purists who thinks it is sacrilege to do anything other than restore old clocks to their original condition then you should stop reading right now.
I came across an old IBM schoolhouse style electric slave clock that wasn’t in working condition with the idea of keeping the clocks’ “look” original and using the existing hands, while converting it to a battery operated quartz movement.
This is an original WWII leather carrying case for the M2 60MM Mortar Sight. It is made of heavy leather and measures 4″ by 4″ by 6″ tall. The front of the case has a strap lift dot closure and is marked D29377 CARRYING CASE M14.
We seem drawn to unique boxes and unusual storage cabinets, so we couldn’t pass up this metal 4-drawer counter-top cabinet. When we got it, the cabinet had burgundy color paint, tarnished brass drawer pulls and name plates, and a decal that read BB Fancy Crystals Made in USA.
Here is an antique 16oz Fairbanks candy scale with a solid brass removable pan/scoop pan and a cast iron fishtail base. The calibrated beam and sliding weight are also made out of brass.