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  1. bercrystal liked 916Bulldogs123's post in the thread Little bell with Butterscotch? Bakelite handle Need advice.

    I got this at a yard sale yesterday for free when I bought something else. It is 3 3/4" tall. Tested positive for Bakelite. The metal...

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  2. bercrystal liked Shangas's post in the thread HELP PLEASE - Interpreting Silver Marks on Walking Stick.

    Yes it's rather cute. Here it is in totality: [ATTACH] Personally, I'm more attached to my other stick, which is this one... [ATTACH]

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  3. bercrystal liked Boland's post in the thread HELP PLEASE - Interpreting Silver Marks on Walking Stick.

    No idea. But looks like a really beautiful stick.

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:24 PM
  4. bercrystal liked Shangas's post in the thread HELP PLEASE - Interpreting Silver Marks on Walking Stick.

    I bought this antique walking-stick about a week ago, and I'm trying to understand what these marks are on the handle. I was told it was...

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  5. bercrystal liked Soupster's post in the thread Unusual gold glass cup / footed bowl.

    Hi Antiquers, I recently acquired this lovely glass cup / footed bowl from Prague but have been unable to find much like it online....

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  6. bercrystal liked Ownedbybear's post in the thread Pin marked Made in China and SILVER. But what's in the center?.

    Good point, it’s a known popular search.

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:15 PM
  7. bercrystal liked Any Jewelry's post in the thread Pin marked Made in China and SILVER. But what's in the center?.

    Lovely brooch. If you want to sell it, be sure to include "Chinese Export Silver" in the title.:)

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:15 PM
  8. bercrystal liked Hollyblue's post in the thread Pin marked Made in China and SILVER. But what's in the center?.

    Carnelian can also be banded. [ATTACH]

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  9. bercrystal liked Ownedbybear's post in the thread Pin marked Made in China and SILVER. But what's in the center?.

    Absolutely carnelian, which was used a great deal in pieces like this. I’ve got a few.

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:15 PM
  10. bercrystal liked Dessert58's post in the thread This weeks finds: some gold, bakelite, turquoise, Norwegian and Victorian.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I had a good (jewelry) week this week. Will we look at what I found? Some yellow...

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  11. bercrystal liked Boland's post in the thread Carved stone Figure. Who, What, Where, When..

    Nice figure. My first thought was also Virgin Mary with a veil or full cloak. Personally I don’t think it’s an antique. Maybe a souvenir...

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:12 PM
  12. bercrystal liked 916Bulldogs123's post in the thread Carved stone Figure. Who, What, Where, When..

    A lot of questions for just a little 5" carved stone figure of a man? wearing a robe, Anyone know who it might be? what kind of stone...

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  13. bercrystal liked stracci's post in the thread Carved stone Figure. Who, What, Where, When..

    Soapstone Virgin Mary?

    Apr 21, 2024 at 12:12 PM
  14. bercrystal liked 808 raver's post in the thread Found a site full of sewing related antiques- tools, boxes, etc.

    [ATTACH] If you just take this small 8" x 5" x 2.5" Hoshiarpur box it has 650 shaped ivory inlayed pieces and that's not including any...

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  15. bercrystal liked 808 raver's post in the thread Found a site full of sewing related antiques- tools, boxes, etc.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Yes each panel is hand carved Sandalwood with Sadeli, ivory and ebony stringing made in around 1860-1880. All...

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