Monday, August 27, 2012
These are antique cobbler shoe molds.
They are made of wood and are in three different sizes.
The size pictured above is a man's shoe. You can tell it is for a man's foot because of the size. It was made in 1910 and has the mystery initials of G.C. It also has leather strapped to the back most likely to make a larger shoe then the mold.
This mold was made for a women's foot. It has a long pointed toe and is thin and dainty. It has the mystery initials of P.B.
This is a child's mold. It is small and has a curved toe. It was most likely made for an toddler.
These molds aren't very rare but sell for about $25 each.
This is a silver cruet holder from the late 1800s early 1900s. It was made by the New Amsterdam Silver Company. The bottles were made for the salt, pepper, mustard, olive oil and vinegar. Cruet holders like this sell for $40 to $300 based on condition.
This 3 legged sewing box is from the late 1800s early 1900s. It has no brand but is certainly a cute little piece of furniture. You can bend the handle to the side and open the top. You can store all your sewing materials inside. Sewing boxes like this sell for $50 to $100.
This is a 1930 Royal Typewriter. The Royal Typewriter Company was founded in 1904 in Brooklyn, New York by Edward B. Hess and Lewis C. Myers. By October of 1926 Royal had sold their one millionth typewriter. The typewriter was sold all across the country but eventually time moved on and newer and better technologies came out.
Later in life typewriters became collectible and they were wanted by collectors every where.
Typewriters have a wide price range. The condition is everything when it come to typewriters. Typewriters can sell from $40 to as much as $300 depending on condition.
This is the newest technology in the 1950s, a real adding machine. Now known as a cash register this nifty machine could add and subtract numbers and even tell you how much change to give. The adding machine pictured about is manufactured by the national cash register company and is a series E. In working condition they can sell for $200.
This Victorian wicker carriage was made in the late 1800s early 1900s. The carriage was originally its natural wood but along the line it was repainted.
In the early 1900s it was normal to see a woman pushing her baby in this rickety carriage. Although it might not be the most comfortable carriage in history it is keeps you out of the sun with its adjustable umbrella.
These carriages have a wide price range all according to condition. This carriage was repainted so it losses some value there but it has the original cushions and umbrella so that adds value. It's hard to put an exact value on a piece of history but most carriages sell between $200 and $4000 based on their condition.