We did get in some junking time on the trip back from dropping him off at the Columbus airport, and I spent most of yesterday sorting, washing, researching and pricing. Here's a look at some of what we found--and before you ask, that basset hound is already sold nad on his way to his new home. He sure was cute, though.
Corning casserole that I just happened to have the candle warmer cradle for, a brass crucifix,
pretty pink Depression creamer and Anchor Hocking Manhattan bowl, a pink diamondpoint shaker in need of a lid (which I probably have here somewhere),
Old pop bottles--one made in Middleport, Ohio, just across the river from us, one made in Fairmont, WV and saved back for my son who lives there, and one 75th anniversary Coca-Cola bottle, a little doll who needs some lovin', a red-headed woodpecker figurine because I can't seem to pass up birds, a silverplate heart,
Then there is this coal miner's lunch bucket with a cool repair to the handle and a set of aluminum camping pots that all stack together,
a set of 3 metal apple canisters, probably from the 30's, a funny short round basket, jars, a spoon holder,
a cobalt eyewash bottle,
a couple more Pyrex pieces and a Dietz lantern chimney,
Then two Mason jars to add to my growing collection. Neither of these are anything special, though.
We also hooked up with a guy who tears down buildings and have been picking up some cool things from him--old ladders, old barn doors, windows, old license plates, bottles and all kinds of assorted junk. I think this could be a beautiful relationship, if we don't get too swamped with stuff.
Getting everything cleaned up and priced takes time, and it's the kind of work that has suited me this week since I seem to be in an energy slump. So this, and eBay, have been my excuse for taking a break from painting furniture and other projects I really need to get back to. Just don't tell Larry--he really thinks I'm working!
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