Vintage Kitchen Scale

Q: Hi Michelle, we found this vintage scale at my mom’s house. Can you please tell me something about it and what it is worth? Thank you. A:  The company had a rich and varied history with a primary focus on manufacturing weight scales. They also perfected and introduced the spring balance scale. The company […]

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Kralik Glassworks vase

Q: At a recent appraisal event in Cole Camp, MO sponsored by Twice As Nice Antique Shop, I saw many beautiful family heirlooms as well as found treasures. This month I want to share with you a wonderful item that was brought in for an appraisal. The beautiful art glass vase with attached metal flower […]

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Victor Victrola

Q:  This beautiful old Victor Victrola record player has been in my family for many years. Can you please tell me around when it was made and how much it is worth? A: The Victor Talking Machine Co. of Camden, NJ was in operation from 1901 through 1929. In late 1929 the RCA Corporation purchased […]

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Slot machine from 1920s

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I have a Bell Fruit Gum 1910 nickel slot machine #99096. It is also identified as BD Novelties, […]

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Pachinko machine

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: My dad recently passed away and we found this strange pinball machine like game down in the basement. I have […]

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Converse Company dollhouse

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I have this old dollhouse that belonged to my father-in-law. He also has a lot of wooden animals that […]

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Radio Bug

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I have a very strange pottery bug with a tube of some sort on the underside. I remember seeing […]

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