Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Republican & Democratic Lightbulbs

Submitted by Eugene: Attached are pictures that I have of political lightbulbs that I owned, but I look on the internet and cannot seem to find what the value is on them. I was wondering if you could help me out. Thank you! If you can help Eugene by identifying these items please click on the comment button. Thanks!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Abraham Lincoln Item

Have you any information about this screw back pin made by the St. Louis Button Company? Submitted by Ann If you can help Ann by providing any information on this item please click the comment button. Thanks!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Benjamin Franklin Medal Token

I discovered two medallions/shields of two American Presidents in an old farm shed in the RSA’s northern province some 40 years ago. They have traveled with me in and out of trash bins ever sins. I have over years been trying to find out how they got to Africa, with no results. Even art collectors here and even the US couldn’t help. I by chance game across your website and wonder if you could maybe help. They are made of tin/bronze coated ?? and are about 60 cm across. The artist imprint is something like A Acnens. Could you please assist by giving me some background on these items ?? Please. Regards Jan. Can you help Jan identify this item? If so, please click on the comment button and share your thoughts. Thank you.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cleveland Thurman Campaign Item

Submitted by Kelly: I was trying to identify an item that belonged to my dad. I don't know where to search. I have tried websites but nothing comes up. It looks like a clasp from bib overalls strap. Think possibly brass. All it has on it is cleveland & thurman. Do you possibly know what it is? I thought of a overalls company. Sports item. City item. Nothing i can find. He had it wrapped like it might have some value but I have no clue. If you could help i would appreciate it. If you can help Kelly please click on the Comment button. Thanks!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Meyer Davis Plays The Inaugural Ball 1961 - Kennedy

Submitted by Richard: I have come across an album (Vinyl LP) for which I can find absolutely no information whatsoever on line. The album is titled, "Meyer Davis Plays the Inaugural Ball 1961". It is by Warwick Records - catalogue number W 2035. I've searched every possible combination and simply can't find any reference to this recording whatsoever. It plays great and the cover is in very good condition. If you are familiar with this item and can help Richard by providing him with information, please click on the comment button.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Truman Doctrine Record

Submitted by Rebecca: Hi there i was wondering if you would be able to help me, My father found an original master copy of the truman doctrine on aluminium record wedge'd between the insulation in his attic about 24 years ago and i was wondering what that would be worth, it in great condition although the paper wrapping that it's in has some slight wear and damage to it the record itself is almost immaculate. It has some writing on it. If you could get back to me with some help that would be great, Thanks, Rebecca If you can help Rebecca, please click on the comment butotn.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Franklin D. Roosevelt Plaque

Submitted by Mike: I recently purchased this Franklin Roosevelt plaque and was wondering if you Could help me find out where it may have come from. There are no markings on the Back. Any information will be helpful. If you can help Mike please click on the comment button.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

U.S. Grant Banquet Box from Palace hotel

Submitted by Maurene: Wondering if someone could help me with an engraved "Farewell Banquet" box for Gen. U.S. Grant, Palace Hotel, Oct. 25, 1879 with the guest name of Adam Grant, a prominent figure in San Francisco at the time, engraved also. It has a little damage in the back only where it appears the outer casing, which appears to be tortoise shell, has 3 small areas which have broken off. If you can help Maurene by offering information on this item, please click on the comment button. Thanks!

Monday, January 27, 2014

Nancy Reagan Engraved Pewter Bowl

Submitted by Kristin: My father worked in the Reagan administration in a high-level government position, so there may not be many out there. I have a Nancy Reagan Signature engraved Pewter Bowl. I'm hoping you can help me. If you can help Kristin determine the value of this item, please click on the comment button.