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Warman's Kitschy Kitchen Collectibles Field Guide
Brian Alexander
0896892514
January 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Fans of the fabulous '50s will find this handy and affordable guide to 1950s kitchen gadgets a "swell" deal indeed! Collectors with a passion for kitchen innovations will enjoy the 550+ color photos and illustrations of kitchen goodies that point to an era that lives on in reruns of "Leave It To Beaver." This unparalleled reference covers postwar kitchen collectibles in a format that collectors and dealers can take with them everywhere. More than 1,000 graters, shredders and cutters, and gadgets for preparing corn, eggs and more are covered in extensive detail, along with updated prices. Readers also get quick tips from this go-to guide for getting started in this popular field of collecting. -Coverage of more than 1,000 gadgets creates a diverse resource -550+ brilliant full-color photos and illustrations provide...


Anchor Hocking's Fire-King & More: Identification & Value Guide, Including Early American Prescut And Wexford (Anchor Hocking's Fire-King and More)
Gene Florence, Cathy Florence
1574324918
April 2006
Hardcover
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Collector's Encyclopedia of Fiesta
Bob Huxford
1574324373
Apr 2005
Hardcover
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Collector's Encyclopedia of Depression Glass (Collector's Encyclopedia of Depression Glass)
Gene Florence, Cathy Florence
1574324691
July 15, 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Since the first edition of Collectors Encyclopedia of Depression Glass was released in 1972, it has been Americas #1 bestselling glass book. Gene and Cathy Florence now present this completely revised seventeenth edition with 156 patterns and almost 400 beautiful color photographs. With the assistance of several nationally known dealers, this book illustrates, as well as realistically prices, items in demand. Dealing primarily with the glass made from the 1920s through the end of the 1930s, this beautiful reference book contains stunning color photographs, vintage catalog pages, updated values, and a special section on reissues and fakes. In addition, for the first time all the pieces in the photographs are identified and cross-referenced with their listings. This dependable information comes from years of research,...


Florences Big Book of Salt and Pepper Shakers
Gene Florence
1574322575
July 2002
Paperback
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The Book of Wagner & Griswold: Martin, Lodge, Vollrath, Excelsior
David G. Smith, Charles Wafford
0764311913
January 1, 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Cast iron cookware is an increasingly hot item in the antique marketplace. Collectors are scouring antique shops, shows, and flea markets searching for treasures to add to their collections; and hunting for more information about the products history and manufacturers. In response to this growing demand, David Smith and Chuck Wafford have created another authoritative guide to collectible cast iron. This book continues where The Book of Griswold & Wagner left off--illustrating hundreds of items not included in the previous book. With over 845 photographs of cast iron pieces from the Wagner, Griswold, Lodge, Vollrath, Excelsior, and Martin manufacturing companies, this book delves into the histories and products produced by these manufacturers. Complete with pattern numbers, catalog list numbers, price guide, index,...


Warman's Sterling Silver Flatware
Mark F. Moran
0873496086
June 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Sterling silver flatware continues to be highly collectible, especially as family collections are passed down to each new generation. In this new standard to sterling silver, noted antique expert Mark Moran lists thousands of sets of sterling, complete with identifying photos, and their current prices. He covers pieces from all the major American manufacturers, as well as selected English and European manufacturers in this essential guide to prominent silversmiths, manufacturers, and patterns. He also provides an overview of what to look for, condition reports, history, and descriptions. *Current price guide for keepers of the family's treasures *1200 identifying photos of sterling, including 16 color pages *Covers major American, English, and European manufacturers

About the...


Antique Trader Teapots Price Guide
Kyle Husfloen
0896891321
May 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Collectors, antique dealers, home decorators and enthusiasts can reference the most comprehensive guide to their "short and stout" favorites available, with 1,000 brilliant color images of the best teapots of three centuries. Author Kyle Husfloen offers this full-color, easy to use reference, with coverage of teapots in all major materials including ceramics, metals (brass, copper, sterling silver and silver plate) and even glass. More than 1,300 listings include the latest pricing information from dealers and major auctions sources, as well as detailed information on material, maker, age, decoration and size. -1,000 full color images of collectible teapots -1,300+ listings include current pricing and detailed descriptions -Offers tips on spotting fakes and forgeries


Collectible Glassware From The 40s, 50s, 60s (Collectible Glassware from the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties)
Gene Florence, Cathy Florence
1574324608
August 2005
Hardcover
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Warman's Fiesta Ware
Mark F. Moran
0873497511
Feb 2004
Paperback
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Mocha And Related Dipped Wares, 1770¿1939
David Barker (Foreword), et al
1584655135
January 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
An authoritative guide to the history and craft of mocha and associated dipped wares.

From the Publisher
8 1/2 x 11 trim. 180 illus.

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Open Salt Compendium
Sandra Jzyk
0764315935
November 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
This stunning book is a must-have for all collectors of open salt cellars, featuring in-depth coverage of examples made with American and English art glass, English and French cameo glass, clear and colored pressed glass, figural French faence, Russian enamels, porcelain, figural silver, and more. There are 941 full color plates showcasing over 3,500 open salts, many previously undocumented. These beautiful pieces were used before salt was processed to flow freely from a shaker. They sometimes held a block of salt which was chopped at with knives; other times they were used with diminutive salt spoons. The open salt became such an important part of fine dining that it remained in use even after the successful adaptation of salt to shakers. The wonderful assortment shown here ranges from eighteenth century Chinese...


300 Years of Kitchen Collectibles (300 Years of Kitchen Collectibles)
Linda Campbell Franklin
0873493656
April 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Linda Campbell Franklin’s long-awaited new edition cooks up three centuries of the most avidly collected domestic tools of the trade. Collectors will find more than 7,000 antique items that dice, measure, filter, or whir in the kitchen arranged by function from preparation and cooking to housekeeping and gardening. Franklin also offers healthy servings of classic recipes, helpful hints, and fascinating tidbits from 18th, 19th, and 20th century trade catalogs and advertisements. Features updated pricing, information on collecting, buying and selling on the Internet, and more than 1,600 photographs and illustrations, including a new 16-page color section. • More than 7,000 listings and prices for collectible kitchen items • More than 1,600 photographs and illustrations, including an all-new color...


Collectible Plastic Kitchenware and Dinnerware: 1935-1965
Michael Jay Goldberg
0887408435
September 1995
Paperback
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Book Description
Drop everything! (Don't worry, it's unbreakable.) It's here, it's new, it's modern, it's practical. It comes in cheery and contemporary colors, and it's good enough to use every day. This vibrant, information-packed study of plastics wares made for the kitchen and dining room spans the decades of plastics' first development, and their transition from military to popular home markets. Discover the appeal and charm of these wares, which are widely available on the collector's market today. Items are organized by use (serving pieces, cooking, flatware, household) and by manufacturing lines (Raffiaware, Arrowhead, Texasware, Tupperware, etc.) with current prices for collectors.

About the Author
Jo Cunningham, a long time collector, lives in southern Missouri.


The Fostoria Value Guide
Milbra Long
1574323210
Mar 2003
Paperback
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Collectible Corkscrews
Frederique Crestin-Billet
2080105515
March 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Whether old or modern, classic or frivolous, from the most straightforward pulling device to the incredible ingenuity of nineteenth-century inventions, corkscrews have long been the basis of many a cherished collection.

Collectible Corkscrews features over 500 color photographs of corkscrews, from rare and valuable early models to recent designer creations. Each photograph is accompanied by a short text explaining the significance of every item. Whether you are a novice or a long-term corkscrew devotee, this book is sure to surprise and inform you. But be warned: once you have been bitten by the corkscrew bug, you are a collector for life...


Kitchen Glassware of the Depression Years: Identification & Values (Kitchen Glassware of the Depression Years)
Gene Florence
1574322206
May 2001
Hardcover
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Collector's Encyclopedia of American Dinnerware
Jo Cunningham
1574324292
June 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Jo Cunningham Jo Cunningham is back with an all-new, revised edition of her bestselling Collector's Encyclopedia of American Dinnerware. In this collector's encyclopedia, hundreds of pieces of American dinnerware are illustrated with both color photos and black and white original catalog pages and advertisements. Included are backstamps, advertising, company information, and values for every piece. There is also a fascinating section on how dinnerware is made and a brief history of the American pottery industry. There is expanded coverage of some company histories. Some of the manufacturers represented include Bennington, California Potteries, Haeger, Hall, Hull, Pfaltzgraff, Purinton, Red Wing, Shawnee, Stangl, Steubenville, Homer Laughlin, Limoges, Paden City Pottery, Jackson China, and many more.


Johnson Brothers Dinnerware: Pattern Directory and Price guide
Mary J. Finegan
0963868926
October 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
The new second edition of the "Johnson Brothers Dinnerware Pattern Directory & Price Guide" replaces the original text of the same title. The new edition is virtually twice the size of the first edition with an increase in both the number of patterns and the text. It is again soft cover with a special more durable binding. Altogether, over twenty years of collecting and research, both in the United States and in England, have gone into the development of this book. In the pattern section over 360 patterns are identified and shown in full color. The book also contains a brief history of ceramics and the manufacturing techniques used by Johnson Brothers and other dinnerware manufacturers. An added chapter presents some historical background and motivation on the "Historic America: and "Old Britain Castles" patterns. To...


Collectible Cups and Saucers: Indentification and Values Book III, Vol. 3
Jim Harran
1574323520
October 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
The study of cups and saucers is the best way to research the ceramics industry. This second book by Jim and Susan Harran provides information on the history of tea, coffee, and cups and saucers, how they were made and decorated, manufacturer's information, representative sample photographs, and helpful facts such as dates, sizes, marks, and current values. Over 800 NEW full-color photos fill this exciting new book--that's twice as many as Book 1, with no repeats! A section on mustache cups and saucers has been added, as well as one on marks and professional shapes and handle drawings. There are also photographs demonstrating the manufacturing process and depicting decorative techniques. The book is divided into categories including the early years (1700-1875), cabinet cups, miniatures, elegant dinnerware services,...


Florence's Ovenware From The 1920s To The Present
Gene Florence
1574324497
July 5, 2005
Hardcover
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Glass Toothpick Holders
Neila M. Bredehoft
157432456X
May 2005
Hardcover
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American Sterling Silver Flatware 1830's - 1990's: A Collector's Identification and Value Guide
Maryanne Dolan
0896890953


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