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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Mah Jong game

Q: I picked up this Mahjong game and don’t know if it might be worth something or not. I have never even heard of the game other than the Internet game version. To me it looks really old but I would appreciate anything you can tell me. Thank you. A: This is the perfect time […]

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Vintage Dictionary stand

Q: This stand, which looks like it was made to hold a book, has been in my family for many years. Can you tell me what it is for and how much it is worth? It stands 33” tall. A: You have a wonderful oak dictionary stand from around 1900. I was able to locate […]

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Limited edition Bible

Q: We have a fine set of 14 volumes of the Holy Bible published by R.H. Hinkley of Boston in the limited edition No. 147 of 500 copies bound in pigskin and what appears to be wood. Each book has a single different colored scene under onionskin-like paper. Each is in excellent condition, no tears […]

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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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Gilbert Clock

Q: This wonderful antique clock was given to me by my sister-in-law. It had once belonged to her grandparents who lived in Lebanon, KS. The glass on the door is etched with a spider in a web, cattails and other flourish designs that come up to the bottom of the face of the clock. The […]

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WWII posters

Q: I have a vast collection of WWII propaganda and recruiting posters that my grandmother kept in a box to be handed down through the family. What can you tell me about these posters and are they worth anything today? A: I have seen your amazing collection of war posters that your grandmother saved and […]

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