Lone Hand Western - Old West History

Antique Utensils

Antique Utensils ranging from bread proofing pans to Archimedean egg beaters.  We offer nice wire ware items and other utensils including apple peelers and revolving graters.  True kitchen collectibles as well as great accent pieces
for any room.

Here is the first presentation from my upcoming video about antique utensils and Dutch oven cooking.  This segment is about antique Dutch ovens and cast iron.

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Measuring Cups - Tin
VU411
This is a wonderful set of darkened tin measuring cups ranging from ½ cup down to slightly more than a tablespoon. The quarter cup measure even has a delicate little handle – the smallest measure has the tiniest poor spout you have ever seen. All in all it is a very nice set that would look great in any chuck box or country kitchen. The largest cup measures 1 ½” high with a 2 ½” diameter ranging down to the smallest measure that stands 1 ¼” high with a diameter of 1 1/8”. These would make a great addition to any collection of early kitchen tin ware.
Pitcher - Earthenware
VU403
This is a very nice Earthenware Pitcher that would be perfect for honey or molasses. This little gem looks very nice with its brown and cream colored salt glaze finish. It is in Excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The pitcher stands 4 ½ “ in height with a diameter of 4” and a handle width of ¾”.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU390: Tin Container - 1 Quart SOLD
This is a very attractive One Quart tin container in Excellent condition. This canister still retains most of its bright tin finish and presents very well – the interior is as clean and bright as can be. Both the body handle and the lid handle have nicely folded under edges. The body handle tapers from 1 inch at the top to 3/4" at the base while the strap handle on the lid has a width of 1/4". The container stands 9" high to the top of the lid strap and has a bottom diameter of 4". This specimen would work great in any primitive camp or chuck wagon situation – or even as an accent piece in any kitchen.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU389: Measure - Tin - 1 Quart SOLD
This is a wonderful One Quart measure in excellent condition. It is very seldom you can find one of these measures that still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish – this one is beautiful. The graduated measures embossed on the side of the measure are 1/2 Pt., 1 Pt., 1 1/2 Pt., 1 QT Liq’d.. The strap handle has nicely folded under edges and is tapered for comfort. The measure stands 5 1/4" to the top of the lip and has a bottom diameter of 4". This would make a wonderful addition to any collection of kitchen tinware.
SOLD
This is a beautiful Cleaver in a serious size – nearly 30 ounces and measuring 13 1/4" from stem to stern. This specimen is a #7 and marked "International Edge Tool Co. – Solid Steel – Newark N.J." The blade measures 7" long with an average cutting depth of 4". The attractive Mahogany colored handle measures 6 1/2" in length with a depth of 1 1/4". This specimen will hold its own in any cutlery collection and is a real eye catcher.
Cleaver
VU384
This nice cleaver is ready to go to work in your kitchen. Its gently curved 7 1/2" blade and comfortable 4 1/2" handle make it a good size for both small and large jobs. The scales are free of any chips or cracks and sport nice brass rivets. The heavy steel blade has an average cutting depth of 2 1/2".
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU382: Androck - Pasty Blender SOLD
An early six wire, Androck pastry blender with a turned handle in Excellent condition. The comfortable handle still retains it's vibrant red paint. Advertisements and trade catalogs of the period always showed pictures of this pastry blender with seven wires rather than six. Patent date of January 12, 1929.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU381: Griswold Skillet - #10 SOLD
This is a very nice Griswold #10 Skillet in Excellent condition. This skillet measures 11 ¾" in diameter and has a depth of 2 ¼". The smooth bottom is marked with the Griswold small block logo and "Erie PA 716E". This style pan is nice to use with its double pour spouts and comfortable handle. Griswold pans cook foods beautifully because of their heft and quality construction.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item CB22: Coffee Boiler - Tin SOLD
Here is a very nice Tin Coffee Boiler with a copper bottom and the popular tipping handle. This boiler is in Very Good condition and holds 28 cups – just right for a chuck wagon setting. The pot stands 10” high with a bottom diameter of 10” and a top diameter of 6”. The turned wooden handle and lid finial still retain their black paint and are free of any chips or cracks. These old pots are getting to be increasingly difficult to find – this one would look great in any camp situation or collection.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU377: Chopping Knife SOLD
This is a very nice, primitive Chopping Knife. This specimen is ready to go to work in your kitchen or chuck box. In excellent overall condition this knife sports a comfortable T handle with a width of 4 ¼" attached to a sturdy tang and a gently curved blade that has a cutting depth of 2". The width of the knife is 6 1/4" with a height of 6". This would make a very nice to any collection of vintage chopping knives.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU376: Chopping Knife SOLD
This is a very nice Henry Disston & Sons Chopping Knife. This specimen is still nice and sharp and ready to go to work in your kitchen or chuck box. In excellent overall condition, this knife sports a comfortable handle and a gently curved blade that has a cutting depth of 2 7/8". The width of the knife is 6" with a height of 5 ¼". This would make a very nice to any collection of vintage chopping knives or to any Disston collection.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU379: Spatula Spatula
VU379
This is a very attractive and interesting kitchen spatula. This spatula has an interesting blade that has perforations as well as concave areas to help with drain off. The blade measures 4" in length and 3 ¼" in width. The handle is beautifully turned and has the remains of the original black paint. The overall length of the spatula is 15".
Dover Egg Beater SOLD
This is a nice, early Dover Egg Beater in Very Good + condition. This beater has the attractive patina of old steel and tin. The crank wheel is marked “Dover Egg Beater – Patd. May 6th 1873, Apr 3rd 1888, July 9th 1889”. The handle is also stamped with the name Dover. The wooden knob is free of any chips or cracks and the beater spins freely. The beater measures 10 ¼” in length and the crank wheel measures 3” in diameter. Dover egg beaters were so popular that at one point the generic term "dovering eggs" was used to describe the egg beating process in recipes.
SOLD
This is a garnish cutter in Excellent condition. This nice little cutter sports a turned, red painted handle that has minimal chipping. The cutter blade still retains a bright tin finish. These are still a very handy gadget for ripple cutting vegetables in your kitchen.
Match Safe - Tin SOLD
Here is a wonderful find that will look great in any vintage kitchen or in a chuck box. This tin match safe has the attractive patina of 130 year old tin and is embossed with “Patented July 16 78”. The hinge on the lid is still nice and tight and the striker on the bottom of the safe is nice and clean. This match safe measures 3” high by 4 ¼”wide and 2” deep. Match safes of this style are getting to be increasingly difficult to find and this specimen would make a beautiful addition to any collection or historical presentation
Springerle Mold Springerle Mold
VU367
Here is a nice example of an early Springerle mold – in Very Good condition. This attractive mold is in the design of a fish and has a nice fluted edge as well as a comfortable handle. Springerle molds are fun to use and make wonderful accent pieces for any room. This mold has an overall length of 8 ½” with width of 3 ½” at the shoulder and the mold has a depth of 1”. The handle measures 3 ¼” in length.
Wire Whip SOLD
This is a unique, large sized Wire Whip in in very good condition. This whip stands an impressive 13” high and the spring style whip has a maximum diameter of 4”. The turned and black painted handle is free of cracks or chips and has a length of 5 ¾”. The whip works almost like a “slinky” - place the whip in a bowl and plunge the handle up and down to quickly mix batters, etc. This is a wonderful kitchen collectible that would make a great addition to any collection.
Apple Peeler - Little Star SOLD
Here is a real treasure, the Little Star apple peeler in Very Good + condition. This specimen is a wonderful example of Victorian design with its S shaped handle. The peeler is stamped with the name “Little Star” Pat’d June 9, 1885 - C. E. Hudson Co. Leominster, MA. This was one of the first peelers that had a blade that always faced the fruit for better peeling.
Spoon - Straining SOLD
This is a very nice Straining spoon in Excellent condition. This specimen has the beautiful patina of well used old steel and presents very well. This is one of those early kitchen utensils that is just as handy today as it was 100 years ago. The strainer has an overall length of 15” and has a bowl diameter of 3 5/8”. This is the perfect addition to any chuck box or vintage kitchen.
Egg Beater - Holt's SOLD
Here is a nice Holt’s Egg Beater in good condition. This beater spins freely and is ready to go to work in your vintage kitchen or primitive camp. The crank wheel is stamped “ Holt’s Egg Beater Pat. AUG. 22, 1899 APR 3, 1900.” These are getting to be increasingly difficult to find.
Tin - Calumet Baking Powder SOLD
This is a nice Calumet Baking Powder storage tin in Very Good condition. With its darkened tin, the container presents very well. The lid is embossed with “Calumet Baking Powder - Absolutely Pure - 1 lb.” and the lid is of the old style that works perfectly for a biscuit cutter. The tin Stands 7” high with a diameter of 3". A great addition to any chuck box or period camp.
Drink Shaker - Ovaltine SOLD
This is a real fun collectible, the Ovaltine drink shaker in very good condition. This nice aluminum shaker works great for mixing Ovaltine, salad dressing, martinis, or any number of things. The shaker stands 7” high and has a maximum diameter of 3 ½”.
Calumet Baking Powder Tin SOLD
This is an Calumet Baking Powder tin in Good condition. This nice little, darkened tin, 4 ounce can has an embossed lid that says “Calumet Baking Powder - 4 oz. - Made In U.S.A. - Absolutely Pure”. This is just the right size to hold spice or seasoning in a chuck box or to use as an accent piece. The can stands 3 ¼” high with a diameter of 2”.
Bottle - Charles Asprey Bottle - Charles Asprey
VU356
This is a beautiful, Charles Asprey, Circa 1891, bottle with paneled sides in Excellent condition. The bottle stands 5” high and has a diameter of 1 1/4”. The ten panels have nice crisp edges and add a nice flair to the bottles appearance. 1 panel has a slight fleabite to its edge. The silver around the mouth of the bottle is threaded and the British hallmark on the cap adds an elegant touch. This attractive little bottle would make a nice accent piece in any room or make a wonderful condiment bottle.
Bottle SOLD
This is a beautiful bottle with paneled sides in Excellent condition. The bottle stands 5” high and has a diameter of 1 5/8”. The ten panels have nice crisp edges and add a nice flair to the bottles appearance. The silver around the mouth of the bottle bears an English hallmark. This attractive little bottle would make a nice accent piece in any room or make a wonderful condiment bottle.
Bottle SOLD
This is a beautiful bottle with paneled sides in Excellent condition. The bottle stands 5 1/4” high and has a diameter of 1 7/8”. The ten panels have nice crisp edges and add a nice flair to the bottles appearance. The silver around the mouth of the bottle adds an elegant touch. This attractive little bottle would make a nice accent piece in any room or make a wonderful condiment bottle.
Can Opener - "Bull Dog" SOLD
Here is a “Bull Dog” can opener in Very Good condition. This opener has a beefy business end that is marked “Bull Dog Tempered” and is ready to go to work. The overall length of the opener is 6” with a handle length of 3 ½”.
Spatula - Rumford SOLD
This is a Rumford spatula in Very Good + condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped “Rumford the Wholesome Baking Powder”. The blade has a width of 1 1/2” and a length of 5 1/2”. The overall length of this spatula is 11".
Spatula - Albers Flapjack Flour SOLD
Here is a great little cake turner bottle opener combination in Very Good + condition. This specimen is very attractive with a heart shaped blade that also has a small heart cut into its surface and has a bottle opener at the end of the handle. The handle is embossed with the words “ Albers Flapjack Flour – Peacock Buckwheat Flour”. This would make a very nice addition to any utensil collection and makes a great wall hanger. The spatula has an overall length of 10 7/8" and a blade width of 2 5/8".
Spatula - Swans Down SOLD
This is a nice Swans Down Spatula in Very Good + condition. The spatula has a blade length of 7” and a width of 1 ¼” - the overall length is 12 ¼”. The heavy wire handle is embossed with “Swans Down Cake Flour Makes Better Cake”.
Tin Cup SOLD
This is a cup of darkened tin in Good condition. This holds exactly ¾ of a cup and would make a great measuring cup for a chuck box or a re-enactors cook kit. The cup has a diameter 3” and a height of 1 3/4”. The tapered handle measures 3/4” at the top and 1/4” at the bottom.
Spatula - Metal Spatula - Metal
VU346
This is a metal spatula in Very Good + condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped "Stop & Shop At The Basket Market, Cadova, S.D.". The blade has a width of 1 1/2" and a length of 5 1/2". The overall length of this spatula is 11".
Spoon - Rumford - Slotted SOLD
This Rumford slotted spoon is Very Good + condition and still retains a bright tin finish. The heavy wire handle is stamped “Rumford The Wholesome Baking Powder”. The business end of this spoon measures 3 1/4” by 2 1/4” and has a handle length of 8 1/4”.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU342: Cake Turner - Mechanical SOLD
A mechanical cake turner in Very Good + condition. This is one of those fascinating kitchen utensils that shows a lot of inventiveness. This works like a normal spatula or turner but the flipping action is achieved by squeezing the wire handle. This causes the business end of the turner to flip 45 degrees and flip your pancakes. The hinge assembly on this specimen is in like new condition - these are often worn out and sloppy. A great kitchen collectible and a fun conversation piece. 11" in length by 2 1/2" blade width.
Utensil Set - Federal Land Bank Utensil Set - Federal Land Bank
VU344
This is a fun utensil set from the Federal Land Bank Association in Excellent condition. This set includes an egg separator, a funnel, a sifter, and a measuring cup with 1 through 4 tablespoon measures. A fun little kitchen collectible in a nice yellow color.
Slicer - Covell's Slicer - Covell's
VU343
The Covell’s cheese slicer if very good condition. This handy little gadget has adjustable cutting capability - simply slide the logo plate forward or backward to adjust the cutting depth. The over all length of this slicer is 6 ½” with a handle length of 3 ½”. The width of the cutter is 2 ¼”. A neat little gadget for any kitchen.
Potato Masher - Muddler SOLD
This is a hard to find Potato Muddler in Very Good + condition. Muddlers of this style have a business end of tinned cast iron and date to around 1870. These work nicely because you can both apply mashing pressure and spin at the same time - plus it can stand proudly on your counter when not in use. The diameter of the masher is 3” with a length of 8”. This would be a great utensil for any chuckbox or vintage kitchen setting.
Spoon - Slotted SOLD
This is an attractive Slotted Spoon in Very Good + condition. This nice spoon has a nice cut out pattern in the bowl and still retains a nice bright finish. The comfortable wooden handle even has a countersunk hole to hang the spoon. The overall length of the spoon is 12” - the bowl measures 4” x 2 ½”. Spoons of this style work great for mixing batter as well as straining.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU340: Spatuala - A & J Cake Turner - Spatula
VU340
Spatula or Cake Turner in Very Good + condition. This is an attractive A & J turner circa 1930. This is one of the nice ones with the stylized blade and flared out shoulders. The blade measures 2 ¾" x 4 ¾" and has an overall length of 13 ¼". A fun collectible ready to go to work in your kitchen.
Casserole Dish - Covered Casserole Dish - Covered
VU338
This is a nice “retro” Mirro, aluminum casserole in Very Good + condition. This is quite attractive with its handled caddy with four feet. The nice cut out design on the sides are bordered on the top and bottom with a rope like ornament. The bottom of the covered insert is marked “Mirro – The Finest Aluminum – Made In U.S.A. - Trade Mark Registered”. The specimen stands 5 1/2” high with a handle to handle width of 10 1/2”. This would make a fun addition to any collection of retro tableware.
Rolling Mincer SOLD
This is an interesting Miranda Rolling Cutter or Mincer in Very Good + condition. The handle is embossed with “D.R.G.M. (German patent mark (meaning Deutsches Reich Geschmacksmuster) 194167” “Made in Germany” Guido Riedel”. These are still a very handy utensil in the kitchen as they make quick work out of mincing garlic, etc. and they work great to cut noodles. Each of the 10 cutting wheels measure 1 1/4” in diameter and the overall length of the mincer is 6 3/4”.
Apple Corer Apple Corer
VU336
A hand held, T handle apple corer in Very Good condition. Simply plunge the cutter in to the center of the apple and twist to remove the core. The length of the corer is 6 1/4” with a handle width of 3 1/2”. This style was patented by Melville Hayward on Jan 23, 1917.
Brilliant Cut Glass Bowl Brilliant Cut Glass Bowl
ABCG01
This is a stunning Brilliant Cut Glass Bowl in Excellent condition. What a showpiece – it displays like a gem with a wreath of roses cut into its sides. The scalloped sawtooth rim and additional diamond cuts around the body really add to the beauty of this bowl – even the base has a fluted edge and a star design cut into the bottom. The bowl has a height of nearly 5” with a diameter of 8 1/4” the base has a diameter of 4 1/4”. Don't miss out on the opportunity to add a wonderful addition to your Brilliant Cut Glass collection.
Casserole Dish - Covered Casserole Dish - Covered
VU335
This is a very attractive Covered Casserole in Excellent condition. This specimen would look great on any buffet or Holiday table – even the vintage GlasBake bowl contained within the casserole has attractive medallions embossed on its sides. The finial handle on the lid is reminiscent of fine early American silver and the bright chrome finish make this piece really stand out. The height of this specimen is 5 1/2” to the top of the handle and has a diameter of 9 1/2”.
Pie Server or Carrier SOLD
This is an attractive Pie Carrier or Server in Excellent condition. This nice specimen still has its nice clean nickel finish and stands on four diminutive feet. This makes a very attractive server for any buffet or dinner table. The server even has a vintage Pyrex pie plate. The server stands 2 1/4” high to the top of the handles with a diameter of 8 3/4”.
Baking Pan - Tin SOLD
Here is a very nice set of two pans that are just the right size for a small cake or for use in a Dutch oven. The round pan has a diameter of 7” and a depth of 1”. The rectangular pan is tinsmith made and has very attractive envelope folded corners and nicely folded over edges. This little pan measures 6” by 4 ¼” with a depth of 1”. These will make a great addition to any collection of primitive baking pans.
Spatula Spatula - Straining
VU331
This is a very nice, primitive Spatula in Very Good condition. This attractive specimen even has holes in the blade to allow straining while the product is being lifted. The spatula has an overall length of 7 1/8” and a maximum width of 4 3/4”.
Chopping Knife - Foley SOLD
This is the Foley Chopping Knife with three blades and an attractive green painted T grip. The chopper works by plunging the spring loaded inner blade up and down like a pogo stick. This chopper has a patent # of 2,113, 085 and was patented by Melvin Higgs, April 5, 1938.
Pail - Covered Pail - Covered
VU329
This is a nice covered berry bucket or lunch pail in Very Good condition. These pails make excellent storage containers for a chuckbox or in a period camp. This pail is of a larger size than you normally see with a diameter of 7 1/8” and a height of 5 1/2” to the top of the lid and has a capacity of around 1 gallon. The interior still retains a nearly all of its bright tin finish. These old pails are fun to collect and can serve a number of purposes in any home.
Knife Sharpening Steel - Lee's SOLD
This is a beautiful Lee's knife sharpening steel with a black, faux antler handle in Very Good + condition. Even modern knives can be improved with the use of a steel to create a keen edge and you can sharpen in style with this 13" long Lee's steel. The black antler and silver handle presents very well and would look great in any kitchen or dining room. The steel length is 8 1/4" - the handle has a length of 4 3/4".
Chef Knife - Forschner Victorinox SOLD
Here is a beautiful Victorinox Forged Professional Knife in Excellent condition. The 9" blade is ice tempered to create a hardened blade that will sustain its sharpness longer and give desired effect when re-sharpened. Traditional hot-drop forging creates a superior steel product with increased elasticity and maximum internal strength. Triple rivet, rosewood handle with attractive shape is designed to provide optimum weight, balance and comfort. This knife has a blade length of 9" with a cutting depth of 1 3/4". The handle has a length of 5". This knife will make a wonderful addition to any kitchen.
French Fry Cutter - Heuck SOLD
A Heuck French Fry Cutter in Very Good + condition. The wire cutters are divided into 30 squares to make a nice sized French fry. All of the wires on this specimen are still nice and tight and ready to be put to work.
Spatula Spatula
VU321
This is a very nice primitive spatula in Very Good + condition. This specimen has a nice long curved handle that can reach inside a Dutch oven and has a nice patina and hammered rivets. The spatula has an overall length of 14” and a handle length of 9 3/4”. The spatula blade measures 3 1/4” wide by 4 1/2” in length. The handle has a nice curve to the end making it easy to keep at hand near your Dutch ovens.
Spoon - Straining Spoon - Straining
VU320
This is a very nice primitive straining spoon in Very Good + condition. This specimen has character galore with a nice patina and copper rivets. The spoon has an overall length of 9 1/4” and a handle length of 5 1/2”. The spoon bowl measures 4 1/4” wide by 3 3/4” in length.
Spatula - Ben Hur Flour Spatula - Ben Hur Flour
VU319
This is a Ben Hur Flour spatula in Very Good condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped "Use Ben Hur Flour – Thomas Milling Co. - Weatherford Okla.". The blade has a width of 3 1/2" and a length of 4 1/2". The overall length of this spatula is 11 3/4".
Spatula - Smith and Fiegel Spatula - Smith and Fiegel
VU318
This is a Smith and Fiegel spatula in Very Good condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped "Smith & Fiegel It Pleases Us To Please You". The blade has a width of 2 3/4" and a length of 5 1/2". The overall length of this spatula is 11".
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
VU317
Here is a nice Wooden Spoon in Excellent condition. This spoon has a beautiful grain pattern and has the nice smooth feel of well used wood. The spoon is free of any chips or cracks and has a slender knob on the end of the handle for a hanging twine. The spoon has a length of 13 ½” and a bowl width of slightly over 2”.
Dough Proofing or Rising Pan SOLD
A vintage bread dough raising or proofing pan in Excellent condition. These are very difficult to find this pristine. The interior of this dough raising pan near mint and the exterior retains nearly all of its bright tin finish. There are no dings or dents and only a small amount of cleanable, spotty rust along the rim on the foot of the pan. The pan stands 8 1/2” high and has a diameter of 16”. This pan would hold its own in any vintage kitchen utensil collection.
Dough Pan or Wrecking Pan SOLD
This is a very nice tin dough pan or chuck wagon wrecking pan in Excellent condition. This wonderful pan will look great hanging on the back of a chuckbox and will work great to use as a wrecking pan in any period camp situation. Of course, it can hold a place of honor in any collection of kitchenalia too. The pan is nice and clean with no dings or dents and still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish. The pan has a diameter of 16” and has a height of 4 1/4”.
Juicer - Mason, Sealed Sweet SOLD
This is a Mason Seald-Sweet Juicer in Very Good + condition. This juicer is made of cast aluminum and is wall mounted, with a cup or juice container and has a pouring lip along with a deeply ribbed reamer cone. The diameter is 5” and the height is 4”. A nice juicer that makes a fun conversation piece.
Alarm Clock - Westclox - Sleep Meter SOLD
This is a great old alarm clock – a Westclox Sleep Meter in Excellent condition. This is the perfect wind up alarm clock to use in a chuckbox or in your sleeping quarters because of its soothing old timey tick, tick, tick. It also has the added benefit of an alarm that is loud enough to stampede a herd of cattle. The clock was made by the Western Clock Company of La Salle, Illinois and it works like new – a true collectors item. The clock stands 5” high and has a face diameter of 4”.
Bread Knife SOLD
This is a beautiful Bread Knife with a double cutting edge in Very Good + condition. This style of knife is perfect for hard crusted breads because of its double edged blade which has both a scalloped and saw tooth edge. The blade is rust free and is stamped with the name “Princess”. The blade length is 9 3/4”. The comfortable wooden handle is free of any chips or cracks – the bolster is nice and bright but has one slight crack – the and has a length of 5 1/4” giving the knife an overall length of 15”. This is a very attractive and functional knife that would be great to add to any collection.
Fork - Flesh Fork SOLD
This is a very nice Flesh Fork in Very Good + condition. The nicely turned, black painted handle is has minimal chipping and is free of any cracks. The business end is made of heavy steel and has a bright nickle finish. Even the tines on the fork are of heavy construction. The overall length of the fork is 13” with a handle length of 4 1/8”.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU287: Spatula - Rumford Spatula - Rumford
VU287
This is a Rumford spatula in Excellent condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped "Rumford the Wholesome Baking Powder". The blade has a width of 1 1/2" and a length of 5 1/2". The overall length of this spatula is 11".
Coffee Grinder -  C Parker SOLD
This is a beautiful example of an early Charles Parker & Company coffee mill in Excellent condition. Charles Parker began making coffee grinders and mills in 1833. This model number 360 side mill is ready to go to work in a Victorian kitchen or on a chuck box. The front of the mill is embossed with the words "The C. Parker Co. No. 360 . Meriden CT" and has a very attractive vine and Greek key design. The lid on this side mill is a replacement and fits beautifully. The mill stands 6 1/2" high with a hopper width of 4 3/4". The dimensions of the back board are 8 3/4" x 6 1/4".
Spatula - Albers Flapjack SOLD
Here is a great little cake turner bottle opener combination in Very Good + condition. This specimen is very attractive with a heart shaped blade that also has a small heart cut into its surface. The handle is embossed with the words “ Albers Flapjack Flour – Look For The Miner”. This would make a very nice addition to any utensil collection and makes a great wall hanger. The spatula has an overall length of 10 7/8" and a blade width of 2 5/8".
Spatula SOLD
This a very nice metal Spatula in excellent condition. This is a nice specimen with a blade that is just the right size to fit under a peace of pie when lifting it from a pan. The fork has an overall length of 11 1/2”. The loop handle is embossed with “Ward & Company General Merchandise – Buffalo Gap, S.D.” and the end of the handle even has a handy bottle cap remover. This spatula is a wonderful example of an early advertising premium and is still a very handy utensil.
Fork - Flesh Fork - Advertising SOLD
This a a very nice Flesh Fork in excellent condition. This is a nice sturdy specimen that will not bend when lifting a heavy cut of meat. The fork has an overall length of 12 3/4”. The loop handle is embossed with “H. Kleinheksel – Archer , Iowa - General Merchandise” and “Pat. APL'D For -Tempered Steel” is stamped on the back. This fork is a great example of early advertising premiums.
Flour Sifter - Bromwell's Multiple SOLD
Here is a Bromwell's Multiple flour sifter in Excellent condition. These old Bromwell sifters are often missing one or both of the caps that fit on the top and bottom of the sifter – this specimen still retains both of its original covers. The sifter still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish and the green paint on the turned wooden handle is free of any cracks or chips. The interior screen is still intact and clean. The sifter stands 7” high with a diameter of 5”.
Egg Beater - Dunlap Silver Blade Egg Beater - Dunlap Silver Blade
VU269
This is a difficult to find Dunlap Silver Blade Cream and Egg Whip bowl and beater combination in Excellent condition. It is very seldom you can find this set still intact. The Dunlap bowl is free of any chips or cracks and still has a nice bright glaze. The bowl measures 3 1/4” high with a top diameter of 7”. The beater measures 12 1/2” in length. The wheel of the beater is engraved with the words “Dunlap's Silver Blade Cream & Egg Whip – No Spatter No Waste – J.S. Dunlap, Chicago, U.S.A. - PAT'D May 15, 1906 – Feb, 26 1907”. This is a very collectible beater and bowl set that would look great in any kitchen.
Coffee Mill - Charles Parker SOLD
This is a beautiful example of an early Charles Parker & Company coffee mill in Excellent condition. Charles Parker began making coffee grinders and mills in 1833. This model number 1350 side mill is ready to go to work in a Victorian kitchen or on a chuck box. The interior of the mill even has coffee residue. The mill stands 5 1/2” high with a hopper width of 4”. The dimensions of the back board are 8” x 5 1/2”.
Scoop - Tin SOLD
This nice tin Scoop in Very Good condition. This scoop is free of rust and has a 3/4” handle with folded over edges. The scoop has an overall length of 3 3/4” with a bowl depth of 2 3/4” and a diameter of 2 1/4”. A scoop with these dimensions equals a ½ cup measure.
Pastry Blender Pastry Blender
VU274
An early six wire, Androck pastry blender with a turned handle in Very Good condition. The comfortable handle still retains much of it's black paint. Advertisements and trade catalogs of the period always showed pictures of this pastry blender with seven wires rather than six. Patent date of January 12, 1929.
Strainer SOLD
This is a very nice red handled strainer in Very Good condition. The handle still retains its vibrant, glossy red paint and is in excellent condition. The basket is free of any tears and still retains some of its bright tin finish. The strainer has an overall length of 9" with a basket diameter of 3 1/4". These strainers make great wall hangers in any country kitchen.
Shaving Mirror - Repousse tin SOLD
This is an early, tin shaving comb box and shaving mirror in Very Good + condition. This repousse' tin beauty would look great hanging in any Victorian style bathroom and would be perfect to use as part of a shaving station on a chuck wagon or in a period camp situation. The mirror is still intact and reflects nicely – it could be re-silvered if a person wished to. The design of the tin is nautical in nature. This specimen measures 8 1/4” wide by 9 1/4” high and the box at its base has a depth of 2”.
Cake Comb or Breaker SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has a soft gold coloration. This comb is 10 1/4" in length and has a depth of 3 3/4" and would make a great addition to any collection.
Steamer Pan Steamer Pan
VU277
This is an attractive steamer basket in Very Good + condition. These old baskets make great accent pieces in any room and this specimen, with its bright tin finish, will really stand out. These are also good storage containers for a chuckbox. These are usually in a darkened state – this one is nice and clean. The height of this piece is 5” with a diameter of 10 1/4”.
Wire Cream Whip SOLD
A nice spring wire whip in Good condition. Interesting in it's design in that the metal frame is twisted and then folded back on itself to form the handle. The business end of the whip is a combination of spring around the perimeter and chicken wire interior. This whip has an overall length of 10 1/4" with a handle length of 5 1/2". The width of the oval shaped business end is 4 1/2" in length by 3" in width.
Tray - Metal Tray - Metal
CNT11
This is a very interesting copper /iron tray in Excellent condition. This wonderful specimen is very detailed with its fern leaf design - in fact, it appears that a mold was made of an actual fern leaf as the design even carries itself to the three footed back. There seems to be a base metal of copper or brass that shows here and there through the black finish coat. This is a very unique and collectible dish or tray that would make a beautiful accent piece in any room.
Steam Cooker Steam Cooker
VU267
This is a medium sized, Circa 1890, tin food steamer complete with the original insert in Very Good + condition. This specimen sports attractive darkened tin and has a nice copper bottom. The steamer is still water tight and ready to be put to work. These are difficult to find in a condition this free of rust and with it's tapered sides this specimen displays very well. The steamer has a bottom diameter of 5 1/2” and a top diameter of 6 1/2” the overall height is 10". The attractive handle on top of the lid has folded over edges and measures 3/4” wide. The insert has a diameter of 5 3/4” and rests at the 1/3 mark from the bottom. This is a scarce kitchen collectible.
Trivet - Wire Ware SOLD
This is a wonderful example of a Circa 1872 twisted wire trivet in Very Good + condition. These trivets were also known as pot stands and with a diameter of 6” and a height of 1/2” these make the perfect trivet to use in the bottom of a Dutch oven. Trivets like this are quite scarce and make the perfect addition to any kitchen or chuck box arsenal.
Spoon - Short'ning and Ice Cream Spoon SOLD
This is a Short'ning And Ice Cream Spoon in Excellent condition. This nice aluminum spoon sports a nice copper finish and still retains a nice bright shine. The spoon has a length of 8" and the bowl measures 2 1/2" by 3".
Garnish Cutter SOLD
This is an Acme garnish cutter in Very Good + condition. This nice little cutter sports a turned, red painted handle that has minimal chipping. The cutter blade still retains a bright tin finish. These are still a very handy gadget for ripple cutting vegetables in your kitchen.

Cake Comb or Breaker SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has a jade coloration with caramel colored swirls. This comb is 10 3/4" in length and has a depth of 3 3/4" and would make a great addition to any collection.
Trivet SOLD
Here is a nice trivet in Very Good condition. This trivet is made of aluminum and is just the right size to fit in the bottom of a bread pan. This would work great for meat loaf or a turine. This specimen measures 7 1/2" by 3 3/4".
Chopping Knife - Double Blade SOLD
This is a double blade chopping knife in Good + condition. The knife is unmarked but is typical of the chopping knives manufactured by A & J. The double blades are spaced 1 1/8" apart and have a cutting depth of 1 1/4” and a width of 5 1/2”. The overall height of the chopper is 4 1/4”. The handle length is 3 7/8” and shows evidence of green paint where the handle attaches to the tang.
Grater - Revolving SOLD
This is a wonderful example of Victorian engineering, the Schroeter Brothers Hardware Company, Improved Grater 1000, in Excellent condition. Schroeter Brothers Hardware had a series of revolving graters in progressively larger sizes – the 1000 is a large counter top model. The top does have a small repair that has been made as shown in the photographs. The crank and grater drum assembly turns freely and would still work as a greater. Advertisements for the smaller 250 model state that “It can be used for grating potatoes, cheese, crackers, cocoanut, horseradish, bread, turnips, carrots, and many other vegetables”. This grater displays beautifully and would look great as an accent piece in any room. The grater stands 12” high with a width of 7” and a depth of 12 1/2”. The grating drum has a diameter of 6 3/4”. Revolving graters like this are very difficult to find and a specimen like this can hold it's own in any collection.
Egg Slicer SOLD
This is a nice “Retro” egg slicer in Excellent condition. This slicer is a nice yellow color and the slicing wires are nice and tight. The diameter of this slicer is 3 3/4”.
Funnel - Tin SOLD
This is a very nice little funnel with a clip handle in Good condition. This funnel of darkened tin still retains a fair percentage of its bright tin finish and is free of any dents or dings. The funnel has a diameter of 2 5/8 with a height of 3 1/4”.
Measuring Spoon Set - Copper SOLD
This is an attractive set of long measuring spoons with their wall hanger finished in bright copper. This set is in excellent condition. These long spoons work very well for getting the spices out of the bottom of tall jars. The spoons measure 1 Tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, ½ teaspoon and ¼ teaspoon. This set would make a great wall hanger in any retro kitchen.
Chopping Knife - Double Blade Chopping Knife - Double Blade
VU248
Here is a very nice, circa 1900, double blade chopping knife in Very Good + condition. This is a very well constructed chopping knife with double tangs and a comfortable, large sized handle. The sausage shaped blades have a cutting depth of 2” and a length of 6”. The handle has a length of 4 3/4”. The height of the chopping knife is 5 1/2”. These old chopping knives are still a very handy utensil to have in any kitchen.
Chopping Knife - Double Blade SOLD
This is a double blade chopping knife in Very Good condition. The wishbone shaped double tang is connected to nice crescent shaped blades. The maximum cutting depth of the blades is 2 3/8” with a width of 7”. The knife has a height of 5 3/4”. The comfortable turned handle has a length of 3 1/2” and has a little dimple at one edge. These chopping knives are a very useful utensil in any kitchen and have enough variety in design to make a fun collectible.
Chopping Knife SOLD
This is a Universal double blade chopping knife in Very Good + condition. As with all utensils made by Landers, Frary & Clark this chopping knife is very well built and has some heft when lifted. The beefy wishbone tang is connected to two blades with a cutting depth of 3” and a width of 6 1/4”. The height of this chopping knife is 7” and the turned handle has a length of 4 1/4”. This is a great addition to any Landers, Frary & Clark – Universal collector.
Chopping Knife - Double Blade SOLD
Here is a very nice, circa 1880, double blade chopping knife in Very Good + condition. This is a very well constructed chopping knife with double tangs and a support rod that spreads between the tangs. The sausage shaped blades have a cutting depth of 1 3/8” and a length of 6 1/4”. The turned handle has a length of 3 3/8”. The height of the chopping knife is 5”.
Click here to enlarge image and see more about item VU244: Beater - Full Vision Beater Set SOLD
Here is an interesting Full Vision Beater Set in Very Good + condition. This is a great mixer and cup combination manufactured by A&J. The cup has a three cup capacity and still retains nearly all of its bright finish – the mixer is rust free and spins easily. The combination stands 7 1/2" high with a cup diameter of 4".
Whisk SOLD
This is a nice whisk in Very Good condition. This whisk has an attractive turned handle that is free of any chip or cracks. The business end has Art Deco styling and still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish. Its overall length is 11”.
Wooden Paddle Wooden Paddle
VU242
This is an interesting wooden paddle with tons of character. The paddle end has multiple small worm holes that add a nice element to its patina and the handle has the nice smooth feel of well used treenware – any surface cracking is light. The overall length of the paddle is 16 1/2” with head dimensions of 6 3/8”in length by 2 5/8” in width. This specimen would make a very nice addition to any antique kitchen utensil collection.
Bread Knife SOLD
This is an attractive cake/bread knife with a blade marked “SUCCESS”. The 1 ¼” deep blade has a very interesting scallop pattern that presents very well. The turned handle has a length of 5” and has a few little dents at the base. The overall length of this knife is 15”.
Apple Peeler - Reading Hardware Company SOLD
The "Turntable 78" made by the Reading Hardware Company of Reading, PA. This peeler has a patent date of 1878. The gears are protected by an ornate, decorated cover. The mechanism is canted at an angle to improve visibility and insure that the parings fall into a receptacle. This specimen has both a push off and a blossom cutter and features an anti-reverse pawl to keep it from being cranked backwards. This is one of those kitchen utensils that really need to be displayed as well as used. Very attractive.
Cake Turner - Heart Shape Cake Turner - Heart Shape
VU238
Here is a great little cake turner bottle opener combination in Excellent condition. This specimen is very attractive with a heart shaped blade that also has a small heart cut into its surface. The handle is embossed with the words “ Albers Flapjack Flour – Peacock Buckwheat Flour”. This would make a very nice addition to any utensil collection and makes a great wall hanger.
Meat Fork Meat Fork - Central Meat Market
VU237
This is a very nice, heavy duty meat fork in Excellent condition. This fork still retains it bright finish and is ready to go to work in your kitchen. The handle is stamped with the words “Central Meat Market – Sidney Nebr. Phones 30 & 31”. The fork has an overall length of 13”.
Spatula - Rumford Spatula - Rumford
VU236
This is a Rumford spatula in Excellent condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped “Rumford the Wholesome Baking Powder”. The blade has a width of 1 1/2” and a length of 5 1/2”. The overall length of this spatula is 11".
Measuring Cup Tin Measuring Cup - Rumford
VU233
This is a Rumford Baking Powder measuring cup in Very Good condition. This nice cup still retains nearly all of its bright tin finish and is embossed with the words “Rumford Measuring Cup” as well as markings for quarter and third cups. The tapered strap handle has rolled over edges and has an average width of 5/8”. This would make a great addition to any Rumford Baking Powder collection.
Cake Turner or Spatula - Rumford Cake Turner or Spatula - Rumford
VU234
This is a Rumford cake turner in Excellent condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped “Rumford the Wholesome Baking Powder”. The underside of the handle is stamped “Pilgrim Nov. Co., Prov., R.I.”. This specimen has a nice little heart cut out near the handles anchor point. The blade has a width of 2 3/4” and a length of 3 1/2”. The overall length of this turner is 10 3/4”.
Cake Turner or Spatula - Rumford Cake Turner or Spatula - Rumford
VU235
This is a Rumford cake turner in Excellent condition. This turner is made of tinned sheet metal and has a wire handle that is stamped “Rumford the Wholesome Baking Powder”. This specimen has a nice pattern of small circles cut out of the blade. The blade has a width of 2 3/4” and a length of 3 1/2”. The overall length of this turner is 10 3/4”.
Masher SOLD
This is a wire ware masher in Very Good condition. This masher has a nice turned handle and an interesting masher constructed of heavy wire mesh and twisted wire. The overall length of the masher is 9 3/4” with a business end diameter of 3 1/4”.
Potato Ricer SOLD
A potato ricer in Good condition. This specimen has green painted malleable iron lever handles and a tinned perforated cup with a metal presser. The presser is marked "Mfd. by Handy Things Co." These older ricers are of much sturdier construction than their modern counterparts and still hold a spot in any kitchen arsenal. The overall length of this ricer is 11".
Ice Cream Scoop SOLD
This is an attractive ice cream scoop in Good condition. This scoop is an interesting example due to its dimpled handle. This scoop has some heft to it and is comfortable in the hand. The scoop measures 6 1/2” in length with the bowl diameter being 2”.
Ice Cream Scoop Ice Cream Scoop
VU229
This is an attractive ice cream scoop in Good condition. This scoop is an interesting example due to its blue colored bowl and ribbed handle. The scoop measures 6 3/4” in length with the bowl measuring 2 1/8” by 1 5/8”.
Beater - The Wit Whip SOLD
The One Hand Wit Whip in Excellent condition. The handle is marked “The One Hand Wit Whip – Made In U.S.A – Pats. 2,096,442 & 2,278,398” also “Dr. Jo Wit Labs NY & LA – Patents Pend.”. This is one of the handy Archimedean style mixers that can be used with one hand. The mixer is 11” in length with a beater width of 3”.
Spoon - Slotted Spoon - Slotted Cake Spoon
VU227
This is an interesting style of slotted spoon in that the cut outs are in the shape of small squares. These spoons were also know as cake spoons. This specimen is in Very Good + condition and is notable for the interesting carved handle. The handle is free of any chips or cracks and the metal still retains most of its bright nickel finish. The spoon measures 12 1/2" in length with a bowl measuring 2 1/2" wide by 4 1/4" in length. This spoon would look great hanging in any vintage kitchen.
Wire Whisk SOLD
This is a wire ware whisk in Very Good + condition. This style of whisk has a head with ladder like construction for aggressive mixing. The whip measures 10 1/4" in length with the head being 3"wide by 4 3/4" in length.
Wire Whisk SOLD
This is a wire ware whisk in Very Good + condition. This very rare style of whisk is made of one continuous piece of wire and is notable for the nine circles of wire in the head. The whip measures 11 1/4" in length with the head being 2 1/8"wide by 3 3/4" in length.
Grater - Revolving SOLD
This is a revolving grater, in Good + condition, manufactured by Lorraine Metal Manufacturing Company. This nice little grater still has its wooden pusher and retains nearly all of its original green paint and bright tin finish. Revolving graters make a very nice addition to any kitchen utensil collection. The grater stands 7 1/2” high when table mounted and has a drum diameter of 2' and a feeder shoot diameter of 1 1/2”.
Spoon - Slotted SOLD
This is a slotted spoon or cake whip in Very Good condition. This heavy spoon still retains most of its nickel finish and is free of any rust. These are a very handy utensil for braking up clumps of flour in batter. This spoon has a length of 11” and a bowl width of 2 1/4”.
Food Mill - A & J SOLD
This is an example of the A & J food mill in Very Good + condition. This specimen has nice tabs that allow the mill to rest on the rim of a container while being used. The blades turn freely and the wooden knob still retains nearly all of its green paint. The overall length of this mill is 12 1/2” with a strainer diameter of 6”. These are still a very useful addition to any kitchen arsenal.
Grater - Revolving SOLD
This is a Climax revolving grater in Excellent condition. This beautiful specimen still retains its attractive red/brown paint and it still has the all to frequently missing glass pusher for the feed shoot. The wooden knob on the handle is free of any cracks or chips and ads to the attractive appearance of this very collectible revolving grater. The grater stands 11 1/2” tall when mounted to a table and has a drum diameter of 3 1/2”.
Cake Turner - A & J SOLD
This is a nice example, in Good condition, of an A & J cake turner. This specimen has the desirable shouldered blade and still retains most of its nickel finish. The overall length of this nice turner is 13” with a blade width of 3”. The 3 1/2” long handle has a smooth finish and a pleasing patina. A good wall hanger for any kitchen as well as a fun to use vintage utensil.
Mixing Spoon SOLD
This is a nice mixing spoon in nickel covered steel with a turned wooden handle. In Very Good + condition, this spoon still retains nearly all of its nickel finish and the wooden handle is free of any chips or cracks. The spoon has a length of 12 3/4”.
Cake Breaker or Comb SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has a jade coloration. This comb is 10 3/4" in length and has a depth of 3 3/4" and would make a great addition to any collection.
Cake Breaker or Comb SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has a amber coloration. This comb is 11" in length and has a depth of 4" and would make a great addition to any collection.
Cake Breaker or Comb SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has a red coloration. This comb is 10 1/4" in length and has a depth of 3 7/8" and would make a great addition to any collection.
Spatula - Rumford SOLD
This Rumford spatula is in Very Good + condition and still retains much of its bright tin finish. The heavy wire handle is stamped “Rumford The Wholesome Baking Powder”. The business end of this spatula measures 2 3/4” by 3 3/8” and has a handle length of 7 5/8”.
Rumford Spoon Slotted Spoon - Rumford
VU212
This Rumford slotted spoon is Good + condition and still retains some of its bright tin finish. The heavy wire handle is stamped “Rumford The Wholesome Baking Powder”. The business end of this spoon measures 3 1/4” by 2 1/8” and has a handle length of 7 1/2”.
Spatula SOLD
Here is a very nice spatula and bottle opener combination in Very Good + condition. This is a hard to find specimen with the large spatula blade. The wire handle is embossed with the words “Merry Xmas 1928 – Booth Motor Company” and the patent date of 11-4-14 on the back of the handle. The overall length of of this spatula is 11 1/2” with a blade length of 5 5/8” and an average blade width of 2 1/2”.
Whisks SOLD
This is a set of two wire ware whisks one with the spring whisk design and one with a chicken wire pattern both are in darkened tin. The spring whisk is 10 1/2" in length and the chicken wire whisk is 10 3/4" in length.
Grapefruit Knife SOLD
This is a nice grapefruit knife by A & J. The attractive handle has a combination of cream and turquoise colored paint. This would make a nice addition to any vintage utensil collection.
Meat Tenderizer and Ax Meat Tenderizer and Ax
VU207
This is an interesting meat tenderizer and ax combination. The head can be taken apart for easy cleaning. Manufactured by the Tyler Manufacturing Company, of Muncie, IN. Patented Dec, 5 - 1922. This example has an attractive turquoise painted handle that is free of chips and cracks.
Strainer - Foley SOLD
Here is a nice "Kettle Strainer" made by the Foley Company of Minneapolis, MN. This strainer has a patent number of 2,507,159 - May 9, 1950 with the patent being held by Freda and Frank Holmgren of Minneapolis. This is a very handy tool for straining pasta, etc. It has an attractive turquoise handle with a length of 4 1/2".
Chopping Knife - Foley SOLD
This is the Foley Chopping Knife with three blades and an attractive turquoise painted T grip. The chopper works by plunging the spring loaded inner blade up and down like a pogo stick. This chopper has a patent # of 2,113, 085 and was patented by Melvin Higgs, April 5, 1938.
Egg Beater - Archimedean SOLD
A unique Archimedean mixer or beater with double beaters in very good condition. This mixer works by pushing down on the spring loaded handle which causes the beater blades to spin. The spring tension then pushes the handle back upward to repeat the process. Really quite effective. A great conversation piece a very useable. Length of 13 1/2" and a base width of 3 1/2".
Archimedean Egg Beater SOLD
An Archimedean drill mixer or beater in very good condition. This mixer works by pushing down on the spring loaded handle which causes the beater to spin. The spring tension then pushes the handle back upward to repeat the process. Really quite effective. 12 1/2 inches in length with a beater diameter of 2 inches. A great conversation piece and very useable.
Revolving Grater - Triton SOLD
This is a beautiful example of a Triton Revolving Grater. Triton is a mythological Greek god, and is the messenger of the sea. He is the son of Poseidon, god of the sea, and Amphitrite, goddess of the sea. He is usually represented as a merman. A nautical theme is abundant on this very attractive and scarce revolving grater. Triton’s face is displayed on the base of the grater along with three sea serpents - two reaching down from the drum to Triton and one sculpted in to the handle. The drum enclosure displays a sea shell motif and disassembles for easy cleaning. This wonderful revolving grater will hold it’s own in any collection and displays beautifully.
Egg Beater - Dover SOLD
An early specimen in Very Good + condition. Crank wheel is stamped "Dover Pattern Improved" and "Pat'd Feb 4, 1904" The letter T is stamped under the handle. The overall length is 10 1/2" with a wheel diameter of 3". The first egg beaters appeared in the 1850's and since that time more than 1000 patents have been awarded for different designs. Dover egg beaters were so popular that at one point the generic term "dovering eggs" was used to describe the egg beating process in recipes. Dover egg beaters remain very collectible today.
Masher SOLD

Here is a very collectible potato masher with a red and white painted handle. This masher’s painted handle still has all of the red and white paint although the paint is crazed. The metal on this masher is still nice and bright with no rust.
Bottle Opener SOLD
This is the A & J Miracle Vacuum Jar Cap Lifter in Excellent condition. This nice little cap lifter still shines like new and is free of any rust or scratches. The opener is 5 ¾” long with a width of 3 ¼”.
Wall Box - Candle Box SOLD
Here is a wonderful primitive wall box made of plain sawn maple. This specimen has abundant character with patina common to very old wood and the satiny smooth feel indicative of years of use. This little gem is assembled using small square nails the size of brads and the fancy cut out on its top adds just the right touch. Even the hole used to hang the box from the wall is uneven and shows years of use. This would make a great catch all in any room and it displays very well. The box is 12” wide and stands 4 ½” high with a depth of 5”.
Apple Parer - A & J SOLD
You can core and peel apples with this handy combination utensil by A & J. This parer is in Good condition with only a small amount of chipping to its red painted wooden handle. The parer has an overall length of 6 ½” and a width of ¾”.
Potato Masher SOLD
This is a nice potato masher with a red and white painted wooden handle in Good condition. This attractive masher has no chipping to its vibrant red paint and show only slight wear to the end where a little of the primer shows thru. This is a nice collectible specimen for fans of painted utensils. The masher stands 9 ½” high with a width of 4 ¼”.
Funnel - Tin SOLD
This is a nice little funnel made of darkened, heavy tin in Good + condition. This attractive funnel still has its delicate little hanging ring. The funnel stands 3 1/4" high and has a bowl diameter of 2 3/4".
Jar Opener - Edlund Top Off SOLD
This is an Edlund Top Off Jar & Bottle Screw Top Opener with a red painter handle in Very Good + condition. These are still a very functional and useful kitchen gadget and make a great conversation piece. The opener stands 2 ½” high with a width of 3 ¼”. Patent #1894556 - 1934.
Acme Rolling Mincer SOLD
This is the Acme Rolling Mincer in Very Good + condition and still has its rather tattered original packaging that states “tastefully served food tastes better” and includes instructions for a variety of food preparation methods including preparing food for invalids. The green paint on the handle is free of any cracking or chipping. The overall length of this mincer is 7” with a cutter width of 2 ½”.
Tin Scoop SOLD
A tin scoop in Good condition. This scoop made of darkened tin has an overall length of 4” and a diameter of 2”. The strap handle has a width of ½” and is finished with rolled over edges.
Tin Ladle - Sauce Ladle SOLD
This is a sauce ladle in Good condition. This nice little ladle has a darkened tin finish and still retains a portion of its bright tin finish. With a design comparable to its larger relatives, it resembles a salesman’s sample. The ladle has an overall length of 5 ¾” with a bowl diameter of 2 ¼”. Smaller utensils like these often went missing and are difficult to find today.
Ice Cream Scoop - Scoop Rite SOLD
A “Scoop Rite” ice cream disher or scoop in Very Good + condition. This scoop has character galore with its retro style and dimpled handle. This disher has a little heft to it and the dimples allow a firm grip for hard, frozen ice cream. The polished aluminum makes for a very attractive disher. The overall length is 6 ¾” with a bowl diameter of 2 ¼”.
Rotary Mincer SOLD
This is an interesting double rotary mincer in Very Good condition. These work by rolling the utensil over the food product to mince it - they also work nicely to cut uniform sized noodles. This mincer stands 3 ½” high by 2 ½” wide. The nice, red painted, turned handle is free of any cracks or chips. A very collectible kitchen gadget.
Knife - The Champion SOLD
This is a very interesting small knife stamped with the words “The Champion”. The blade has an aggressive taper that forms nearly a half circle. The overall length of the knife is 6” with a blade length of 3 ¾” and a blade width of 1 5/8”. This little gem has a wonderful patina and would make a great addition to any antique knife collection.
Pie Jagger SOLD
This is a very attractive pie jagger in Excellent condition. This brass jagger is of a smaller size with a wheel diameter of 1” and an overall length of 4 ¼”. This is a very collectible specimen that displays very well.
Lid Lifter - Red Painted Handle SOLD
This is a hard to find lid lifter in Very Good + condition. This is the type of lifter used to remove the sealed lids from canning jars. This nice little lifter has very little wear to its red painted handle and still retains a bright finish.
Pastry Blender - Androck SOLD
An early six wire, Androck pastry blender with a turned handle. The comfortable handle still retains much of it's red paint. Advertisements and trade catalogs of the period always showed pictures of this pastry blender with seven wires rather than six. Patent date of January 12, 1929.
Spoon - Slotted SOLD
This is a very nice slotted spoon in Very Good + condition. The spoon itself has a very nice Art Deco like design that would make quite an attractive display in any kitchen. This specimen is free of rust and shows very little wear.
Strainer SOLD
This is a larger sized vintage kitchen strainer with a red and white painted handle - in Very Good Plus condition. There is only a minimal amount of paint wear to the tapered handle and the staining basket is very clean and rust free. The basket has a diameter of 5" and the handle has a length of 4" with a width of 3/4 with a maximum width of 3/4". These painted utensils are very collectible in a condition this good.
Mixer - Friction Mixer SOLD
This is a wonderful example of a hand carved friction mixer in Excellent condition. This type of mixer works by holding the shaft in between the palms then rubbing in a back and forth motion. These were very popular with Scandinavian immigrants and many times were made from the top of Christmas trees. This mixer has an overall length of 12 ¼”. This great little find would make a great addition to your vintage utensil collection and is a true conversation piece as well as a fun to use utensil.
Vegetable Slicer SOLD
This is a very interesting vegetable slicer with character galore. This specimen has an attractive design to its handle with a P style cutout and hanging hole. There are no cracks or chips to the wood but there is evidence of a little scorching around the blades. The overall length of this nice little slicer is 12" with a width of 3 1/2".
Vegetable Dicer - Nutbrown SOLD
This is a vegetable dicer made by the Nutbrown Company, England. This is one of those vintage kitchen utensils that is still very handy to have in your kitchen. Simply place the vegetable to be diced on the base and apply downward pressure to the handles and you will get perfectly diced product. This specimen stands 6½” high when extended and compresses to 1 3/4". The red painted handles are fre of any cracks or chips and the specimen is in Excellent condition overall.
Egg Whisk - Red Painted Handle SOLD
Here is a nice egg whisk and it is in Excellent condition. The business end of this whisk still retains much of its bright tin finish and the red painted, tapered handle has no chipping to the vibrant red paint. This would look great hanging in any vintage kitchen.
Melon Ball Cutter - Garnish Tool Melon Ball Cutter - Garnish Tool
VU178
Vintage melon ball cutter with a turned red painted handle. This specimen is in Excellent condition with no cracks or chips to the vibrant red paint. This little melon ball cutter has an overall length of 5 ½” with a handle length of 3 ½”. The little cup has a diameter of 7/8”. It is difficult to find these in a condition this pristine.
Melon Ball Cutter - Garnish Tool SOLD
Vintage, EKCO, double melon ball cutter with a red and white painted handle. This specimen is in Excellent condition with no cracks or chips to the vibrant red paint. This nice melon ball cutter has an overall length of 7 ½” with a handle length of 3 ½”. The large cup has a diameter of 1 1/8” and the small cup has a diameter of 7/8”. It is difficult to find these in a condition this pristine and this specimen would hold its own in any vintage utensil collection.
Measuring Spoons - Tallscoops Measuring Spoons - Tallscoops
VU177
This beautiful set of colorful aluminum “Tallscoops” measuring spoons is in Very Good condition. They are pictured in "Spiffy Kitchen Collectibles" by Brian S. Alexander. This set of 4 colored aluminum measuring spoons come in the colors red, gold, blue and silver. The spoons are: 1 Tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon and 1/4 teaspoon. These show very little wear with only some light scratches from use and storage, mostly on the red. These are perfect for any kitchen and make a very attractive display!
Strainer - With Red Wooden Handle SOLD
This is a nice straining basket with a red painted turned handle - in Good condition. The condition of the paint is Excellent with no chips or cracks. The fine mesh screen is also in very good condition with a small amount of bright tin loss to the top bracket. With an overall length of 7 ½” and a basket diameter of 2 ½” this strainer would look great hanging on the wall of any kitchen with vintage furnishings.
Knife Sharpener - Star Oil Company Knife Sharpener - Star Oil Company
VU175
Here is a nice advertising premium knife sharpener for the Star Oil Company. This sharpener has a brown and caramel bakelite handle with the Star Oil Company logo and the script "Compliments of Star Oil Co. Champlin DeLuxe Heating Oil"
Cup - Tin SOLD
This is a very interesting, diminutive tin cup in Very Good condition. This little cup is shaped like a tankard and may have been a measure of some sort. The cup tapers from a base diameter of 2 1/2” to a top diameter of 1 7/8”. The handle also tapers from its top to its base and has rolled over edges and an average width of ½”. This little gem would make a great addition to any tinware collection.
Spoon - Treenware Spoon - Treenware
VU173
A very attractive, hand carved treenware spoon in Very Good condition. This spoon has an overall length of 11 1/4" hand has a bowl width of 1 3/4". This nice specimen is free of any chips or cracks and is ready to add to your collection.
Gravy Shaker - Smoothie Mixer and Measure SOLD
This is the Smoothie Mixer and Measure in Very Good condition. These were commonly called gravy shakers in their day. The lid has a raised design on the top that says - SMOOTHIE, MIXER AND MEASURE, ALUMINUM. The cup is marked - 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1/3, 2/3, and one cup. The lid has ridged levels, the top level is marked one tablespoon. A very nice and usable kitchen collectible.
Fork - Flesh Fork with red painted handle Fork - Flesh Fork with red painted handle
VU171
What a great find!! This flesh fork is in Excellent condition with no rust and has a red painted wooden handle with no chips or cracks. This fork is a useful now as the day it was made. This would make a great wall hanger and a nice addition to any utensil collection.
Tape Measure - Ward Baking Company SOLD
This is a rare, celluloid tape measure by the Ward Baking Company - Excellent condition. The measure still works too - just pull out the tape and then pinch the tape measure retract the tape. The Ward Baking Company was the predecessor to Wonder Bread and Hostess Twinkies. The company was also a leader in developing modern baking processes. The Front of the tape measure has the Ward Logo stating “Ward Baking Co. ~ Ward’s Fine Cakes ~ Their Quality Made Them Famous - Made The Clean Ward Way” The back of the measure states “Ward’s Tip Top Bread ~ You Can Sell Your Trade No Better ~ Your Trade Can Buy No Better”. This would make a great addition to any collection of vintage advertising items or for fans of Wonder Bread or Twinkies.
Slicer - Miracle Tomato Slicer SOLD
Here is a Ekco Miracle Tomato Slicer in Excellent condition. This specimen still has all of it’s vibrant red paint on the handle and all of the metal is clean and bright. This nice slicer still has the original cover for the cutting surface including period graphics and the text “Slices thin ~ Slices even ~ Slices quick ~ Slices easy. A practical and fun kitchen collectible in its original packaging.
Kitchen Timer - Mirro SOLD
Mirro kitchen timer made by the "Robert Shaw Controls Company, Lux Time Division, Lebanon, Tenn. This nice copper colored timer still works perfectly and has that nice old timey ticking sound along with a robust "ding" when the alarm goes off. The timers condition is excellent with the exception of a little grease buildup on the back.
Sifter - Foley Sift Chine SOLD
This is a vintage tin flour sifter made in the USA in the 1940s called Sift-Chine with most of the green paint still intact. This triple screen, squeeze handle Sift-Chine flour sifter made by Foley, USA was featured in Good Housekeeping magazine in 1940. The Sift-Chine flour sifter measures 5 3/4 inches high by 8 inches long by 5 in diameter and still works well with the patented one hand squeeze to sift handle. A great piece of vintage kitchenalia.
Egg Poacher SOLD
This is a four legged egg poacher in Very Good + condition. This style poacher is still a very useful utensil - simply use the poacher to contain the egg while it boils. The basket is even shaped like an egg. A fun little collectible.
Tidy Spoon Rest SOLD
A "Tidy" Spoon Rest in Very Good condition. This one is great for any "retro" kitchen - made of aluminum with a copper coloration. This presents very well and has no scratches or dents. The Tidy Spoon Rest stands 1/2" high by 2 1/2" wide and 5" long.
Slicer - Morris Metric SOLD
The Morris Metric adjustable slicer in very good condition. This specimen still retains most of its bright tin finish and the sliding, adjustable cutting blade still slides freely and is very sharp. The cutting depth ranges from paper thin to 3/8 of an inch. The Morris Metric has an interesting design including the thumb tab at the top of the slicer. A very nice kitchen collectible. Ed McMahon was a pitch man for the Metric during the 1940s.
String Cutter - General Store String Cutter - General Store
VU162
Here is a great little find - it’s an old general store string cutter. This cutter is the type that would have been mounted directly to a table or counter. As you can see, the cast iron cutter is still mounted to a piece of the old counter molding. The cutter is stamped with “PAT. JUNE 7, 1875”. These little cutters were often thrown away when the more elaborate string holder cutter combinations were introduced. This would be a great addition to any collection of general store antiques.
Can Opener - Edlund Jr. Can Opener - Edlund Jr.
VU160
The Edlund Junior Number 5 can opener. This opener is in Very Good condition and the green paint is in Excellent condition. The opener still functions like new too. The script on the head of the can opener reads “Edlund Junior No. 5 - Edlund Co. Burlington, VT - PAT APR 21 - MAY 12, 25 - JUNE 18, 29 - Other Pats Pending - Made In U.S.A.
Chopping Knife - Foley SOLD
This is the Foley Chopping Knife with three blades and an attractive red painted T grip. The chopper works by plunging the spring loaded inner blade up and down like a pogo stick. This chopper has a patent # of 2,113, 085 and was patented by Melvin Higgs, April 5, 1938.
Hot Pads Hot Pads
HP01
A set of four vintage hot pads in vibrant colors. All four pads are in Very Good condition with no burns or scorch marks. The pads average 5 inches square.
Dutch Oven - 10 inch SOLD
This is a 10” Dutch oven in Excellent condition. This 10” Dutch oven was manufactured for Sears & Roebuck by the Griswold Company The oven is free of any cracks or chips and has the beautiful black seasoning typical of old cast iron. The overall height of the oven is 7 inches with an oven depth of 4 ¾ inches and a diameter 9 ½ inches. This is truly collectible for both Sears & Roebuck and Griswold collectors.
Coffee Grinder - Increase Wilson #6 SOLD
Here is an early coffee grinder or side mill, the "Increase Wilson's Best Quality" - New London, CT. Increase Wilson was awarded the patent for this coffee grinder in 1818 and manufactured them in several sizes for around 50 years. This specimen, a #6, was one of the larger sizes. The cranking mechanism turns freely - there is an easy to replace hexagonal nut on the crank instead of the period accurate four sided nut and a crack to the wood that would be easy to repair. There still remains hints of a pleasing blue paint on both the wood and the handle. This is a very collectible coffee mill worthy of a spot in any collection or on the side of a competition chuck wagon.
Dutch Oven SOLD
This is a wonderful example of a circa 1860s Dutch oven in a 14” size. This specimen is endowed with prominent gate marks and the wonderful patina common to antique cast iron. The lid is stamped with “14 IN” and the bottom is stamped “TA 14IN”. The legs provide bottom clearance of 2 1/8”. With it’s 6” depth, this oven has the capacity for the volume cooking common to a 1800’s cattle drive and will hold its own in any period camp setting. This specimen is free of any cracks or chips and is ready to be put back to work. It is difficult to find larger Dutch ovens such as this in a condition this fine and this oven would make a great addition to any collection.
Sanitary Ice Pick Ice Pick - Sanitary Ice
ADV03
Here is a nice ice pick in good condition advertising the Sanitary Ice Company. The imprint says "Sanitary Ice It's Safe". This pick has a length of 8" and a handle diameter of 1 1/2".
Arbuckles Coffee Crate SOLD

This is an Arbuckles Coffee shipping crate in very good condition. This is one of the crates you were likely to find in a chuck wagon. Arbuckles coffee was shipped 100 pounds at a time in these crates. More often than not the crates were burned or put to some other use after they were emptied so they are difficult to find. This specimen is one of the more attractive crates because it includes the angel graphic Arbuckles used as a logo. If you are serious about an accurate representation of a chuck wagon camp an Arbuckles coffee crate is a vital necessity. This crate measures 29 ½” wide by 19 ½” deep by 15 ½” high.
Copper Coffee Boiler - 3 Gallon Capacity SOLD
This is a very large, 3 gallon capacity tin lined, copper coffee boiler in excellent condition. It has the nice heavy duty tipping handle the chuck wagon folks need. This is a very clean, museum quality specimen that would really stand out in any chuck wagon or period camp situation. It is not often you find these coffee boilers in a size this large in such great condition - the copper still retains a beautiful patina with some carbon build up on the bottom of the boiler. If you look closely at the spout you will see the 3 gallon mark stamped in to metal. The close up of the chain attached lid is stamped with the makers mark “Glad & Sons - USA - Phila. PA”. The pot stands 15 inches high to the top of the lid and has a bottom diameter of 11 1/4 inches and a top diameter of 5 1/2 inches. This is the perfect camp pot and a true show piece - the workmanship is top notch. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to own a rare coffee boiler.
Juicer - Juistractor SOLD
The "Juistractor" is one of the handy little kitchen tools from the first part of the 1900's. Simply insert and twist the Juistractor into an orange, grapefruit, etc. and it creates a spout for the juice that is squeezed from the fruit. A very neat little kitchen collectible.
Jar Lifter SOLD
A jar lifter for single hand use. Simply place your thumb in the loop on the top of the lifter and then pull up on the wooden grip to grasp the fruit jar. A nice kitchen collectible.
Copper Kettle SOLD
This is a wonderful, primitive little copper kettle in very good condition. This little gem stands 3” high and has a diameter of 5 ¼”, just the right size for melting butter or creating sweet sauces. Being hand made, this little kettle has some interesting points - note how the bail tabs are individually cut from sheet copper and are attached with hand made rivets. The bail wire is nicely hammered to a fine point at each end folded back onto itself thru the tabs. This little copper kettle would make an outstanding addition to any primitive kitchen ware collection.
Funnel - Tin Funnel - Tin
VU157
Here is a nice primitive tin funnel in Very Good condition. This is a large sized funnel made of heavy tin and has a nicely rolled over edge. A nice addition to any tin collection and a specimen that presents well.
Doughnut Cutter - Rolling SOLD
This is a great little kitchen tool for the cutting of doughnuts. Simply roll or press out your doughnut dough into a large sheet and then roll the cutter thru the dough. The cutter will form perfect 3" doughnuts -- holes to. This cutter has a handle length of 4 1/4" and a cutter width of 3".
Nut Cracker SOLD
This is a very attractive nut cracker in Near Mint condition. This nut shaped cracker is quite nice to use, simply insert a nut into the body and then spin the handle until the shell is cracked. Constructed of nickel coated iron, this cracker would make an eye catching addition to any collection.
Tin Pitcher SOLD
Here is an attractive pitcher in darkened tin. This pitcher is nicely constructed with rolled over edges and a comfortable handle. This pitchers capacity is one quart.
Steam Cooker - Mrs. Kinneys SOLD
Here is a very scarce Mrs. Kinneys Steam Cooker. The patent number for this specimen is 533,818 with the patent belonging to S.W. & C.A. Kinney of St. Louis, Missouri. This steamer stands 16 1/4" high and has a diameter of 9 1/2". It is constructed like a tall cylinder with bracket and hook assemblies to hold two shelves. Water would be boiled in the bottom of the steamer and circulated throughout to cook the food. Due to the nature of the cooking process it is difficult to find these in a condition this good. The only rusted area is at the top of the cooker near the hinge - the rest of the cooker is very clean. This would make a great addition to any vintage kitchen collection and is quite a conversation piece.
Flour Sifter - "Junior" SOLD
The "Junior" flour sifter in Very Good condition. This is a nice, single hand mechanical flour sifter with "JUNIOR" Guaranteed Satisfactory - Made In U.S.A." embossed on the front of the sifter. The red painted handle show only the slightest wear and the sifter still retains much of it's bright tin finish.
Flour Sifter - Bromwell's Bee SOLD
The Bromwell's Bee flour sifter in Very Good condition. This is a nice, early sifter with "Bromwell's BEE PAT No. 1,753,995" embossed on the front of the sifter. The handle has nice rolled edges and the crank knob still retains most of it's green paint.
Flour Sifter - Bromwell's Measuring Sifter SOLD
The Bromwell's Measuring flour sifter in Very Good + condition. This is a nice, early sifter with "Bromwell's Measuring Sifter Guaranteed" embossed on the front of the sifter along with marks for up to 5 cups of flour. The handle has nice rolled edges and the crank knob still retains most of it's red paint.
Flour Sifter - Bromwell Extra Heavy SOLD
The Bromwell Extra Heavy XXX flour sifter in Very Good + condition. This is an attractive sifter with a green painted handle and crank knob. This specimen still retains a large percentage of it's bright tin finish and is constructed of a heavier guage tin than usual.
Boiler - Water Kettle - J. M'Connell SOLD
Here is a very attractive, primitive water boiler in Very Good + condition and made by J. M’Connell. The lid has an embossed patent date of May 23, 1876 - Cleveland, Ohio. Included with the kettle is a spout strainer with the patent date of 1896. This kettle is very interesting in it’s construction because of the inner shelf that is built into the kettle. The handle for the lid is a comfortable 1 1/8” in width and is nicely finished with a rolled over edge - the lid does have an area of rust thru to the lip but this area is not visible when the lid is in place and it has no effect on the function of the kettle. The kettle also features a nice copper bottom. There is one dent to the base as pictured and the kettle does have 2 pin hole sized holes near the base seem which could easily be repaired. This scarce kettle would be the perfect addition to any primitive kitchen utensil collection and would work perfectly in any historical re-enactment situation pertaining to the late 1800’s.
Strainer - Soup Strainer - Soup
VU147
A very nice soup strainer in Very Good condition. This strainer presents very well with a darkened tin patina and is still solid in every way. All edges are rolled over and the strainer has a handle length of 4 1/4". The handle still has the hanging loop intact. A nice addition to any kitchen utensil collection.
Flour Sifter - Bromwell's Tole Painted SOLD
Here is a nice Bromwell's crank flour sifter in Very Good + condition. This is an attractive piece because of the fact it has been tole painted - something that was not coomon to flour sifters. This sifter would make a great display piece for any kitchen.
Wooden Spoon SOLD
A nice wooden spoon with a turned handle, attractive patina and satin like finish. This spoon is in Very Good condition and has a total length of 13 ¾”. The bowl width is 1 ¾”.
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
VU134
A nice wooden spoon with an attractive patina and satin like finish. This spoon is in Good condition and has a total length of 12 ¾”. The bowl width is 1 7/8”. This is an attractive primitive specimen with typical signs of use.
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
VU135
A nice wooden spoon with an attractive patina and satin like finish. This spoon is in Good condition and has a total length of 15”. The bowl width is 2 1/8” and a depth of 1". This is an attractive primitive specimen with typical signs of use.
Spatula - Tin SOLD
A very nice vintage spatula with an attractive cut out in its blade and a green painted handle. This is a very clean specimen in Very Good + condition with no rust or cracking to the handle - and the green paint is worn just to the point that the beautiful wood grain shows thru. The blade has a width of 2 1/2" and a depth of 6". The turned wooden handle has a length of 4".
Flop Griddle - Stuart Peterson & Company SOLD
Here is a very difficult to find kitchen collectible a Stuart Peterson & Co. flop griddle in Excellent Condition. The Stuart Peterson Company was one of the largest stove and hollow ware manufacturers during the mid to late 1800’s. This is one of the more interesting kitchen items that the company produced and you never see these being used any more. When placed on the top of a wood or coal burning range the entire griddle would be heated. Batter would be poured in the 3 circular pans in the lid and allowed to cook half way - at that point the lid would flipped and the bottoms of the cakes would be cooked and more batter could be poured into the top. This specimen is free of any cracks or chips and has a very attractive old cast iron patina. The griddle is 17 1/8” wide and 10 ½” deep. Each of the cake molds has a diameter of 4 ½” and the griddle stands 1 ¾” in height. This specimen would be a fabulous addition to any cast iron or kitchen utensil collection.
Dover Egg Beater SOLD
A nickel coated Dover egg beater and it spins like a dream. Dover egg beaters were so popular at one time that recipe books used to refer to "dovering" eggs. This specimen has a large comfortable grip that is stamped "Genuine Dover" on the front and "Dover Stamping Company" on the back. This specimen has a nice wooden knob on the geared wheel that is free of any chips or cracks. Very Good + condition. The overall length is 11 1/2" with a wheel diameter of 3 1/2".
Dover Egg Beater SOLD
A nickel coated Dover egg beater. Dover egg beaters were so popular at one time that recipe books used to refer to "dovering" eggs. This specimen has a comfortable grip and is stamped "Dover Egg Beater Co." on the back of the handle. This specimen has a nice wooden knob on the geared wheel that is free of any chips or cracks. Very Good condition. The overall length is 11" with a wheel diameter of 3 1/2".
Dover Egg Beater SOLD
An early Dover egg beater in Very Good + condition. Crank wheel is stamped "T&S Dover Beater". Very pleasing patina with no rust and it spins freely. The overall length is 10" with a wheel diameter of 2 3/4". The first egg beaters appeared in the 1850's and since that time more than 1000 patents have been awarded for different designs. Dover egg beaters were so popular that at one point the generic term "dovering eggs" was used to describe the egg beating process in recipes. Dover egg beaters remain very collectable today.
Dover Egg Beater SOLD
Very early specimen in very good condition. Crank wheel is stamped "Dover Egg Beater Pat. Made In Boston U.S.A" The number 4 is stamped under wooden knob. The number 11 is stamped under handle. The overall length is 9 1/2" with a wheel diameter of 2 1/2". The first egg beaters appeared in the 1850's and since that time more than 1000 patents have been awarded for different designs. Dover egg beaters were so popular that at one point the generic term "dovering eggs" was used to describe the egg beating process in recipes. Dover egg beaters remain very collectable today.
Wooden Spoon SOLD
A very nice wooden spoon with great patina and an interesting grain pattern. This spoon is in Very Good + condition with no chips or cracks. The overall length of this spoon is 9 1/4" with a handle length of 6".
Treenware Masher Treenware Masher
VU129
Here is a beautiful, hand carved wooden masher. This fascinating specimen has a patina that only old treenware can garner. The handle end of the masher has an almost satin like feel to the hand. The wood has a very attractive rippled grain pattern around the circumference of the masher that resembles a wave pattern and there is a little ring of knots at the base of the handle. What a conversation piece!! There is an age crack on one side of this piece that adds real character. The overall length of this specimen is 14” with a diameter of 3 ¾” at the base tapering to 1” at the tip. This is a truly collectible piece and it would make a great accent piece for any room.
Scoop - Primitive SOLD
An interesting scoop in darkened tin. This little scoop has character galore and a very interesting design. Close inspection shows it is made of one piece of tin and cleverly folded and soldered to make the scoop. This is truly a one of a kind item. The scoop has a total length of 5” with a width of 4”. The loop handle has a width of 1 ½”. This little scoop would make a great addition to any collection.
Slicer - Covell's SOLD
The Covell’s cheese slicer if very good condition. This handy little gadget has adjustable cutting capability - simply slide the logo plate forward or backward to adjust the cutting depth. The over all length of this slicer is 6 ½” with a handle length of 3 ½”. The width of the cutter is 2 ¼”. A neat little gadget for any kitchen.
Slicer - Feemster SOLD
Here is a very handy kitchen gadget - The Feemster Slicer. You simply slide the blade further up or down the frame to get the exact thickness you require for the particular food you're slicing. The slicer can be placed on any flat surface, a cutting board or a counter, for instance. You can use this to cut kernels off an ear of corn, to make french fries, slice apples for pie and more. Simple design ingenuity at its best and most frugal.
Scoop - Tin SOLD
A tin scoop in Very Good + condition. This is a very nice little general store type candy scoop that still retains a large percentage of its bright tin finish. It is nicely designed with a flat platform on the bottom of the scoop that allows it sit flat on a table or counter. The scoop has an overall length of 6 ½” and a handle length of 2 ¼”. These scoops work very well in a flour or sugar crock and are quite collectible.
Sharpening Steel - Antler Handle SOLD
A very attractive knife sharpening steel with an antler handle and sterling silver trim. This steel is in Very Good + condition with no chips or cracks. The overall length is 13 ¼” with a handle length of 5”.
Juicer - Ideal #2 SOLD
A very nice Ideal #2 juicer manufactured by Stover Manufacturing of Freeport, IL. At one time the Stover Manufacturing Company was a supplier to Sears, Roebuck & Company. This juicer is made of nickel coated cast iron and is in Very Good + condition. The overall length of the juicer is 8 ¼” with a handle length of 5”.
Juicer or Reamer - The Kwicky Juicer Juicer or Reamer - The Kwicky Juicer
VU122
Here is a nice example of a Kwicky Juicer manufactured by the Quam Nichols company of Chicago, IL. This circa 1920’s juicer/reamer was quite inventive in the way that you held the fruit in one position and then used the handle to turn the juicer. There is a little turn table built into the bottom that allows the juicer to spin freely. The overall length of the juicer including the handle is 9 1/2" with a handle length of 4 1/4". A fun kitchen collectible and a great conversation piece.
Vegetable Slicer Vegetable Slicer
VU121
This slicer is a very early, pre patent version of the Home Vegetable Slicer made by the Specialty Company of Catawissa, PA and was part of a de-acquisition of the Atwater Kent Museum in Philadelphia, PA. This is truly a wonderful specimen with a dark cherry colored patina and no cracks or chips. The slicer has 10 cutting blades that are still very sharp and have all of the teeth still intact. Especially interesting is the sliding cover on the slicer - some one in years past has sketched in a wreath pattern on its back and written in the name “Maggie”. Both the slicer and the pusher have the words “Pat. Apld. For” stamped onto them. This is a museum quality slicer that would hold its own in any antique kitchen utensil collection and it displays very well.
Cherry Pitter SOLD
This cast iron cherry pitter is based on the original patent of H. Buckwalter of Kimberton, PA, 11/17/1863, as improved by William Weaver, Phoenixville, PA 5/15/1866. This specimen was manufactured by the Scott Manufacturing Company and the above patent dates are embossed around the perimeter (front) of the pitter. This type of pitter is very attractive with its cabriole legs embossed with a leaf design that design repeats itself on both sides of the hopper on the top of the pitter. This wonderful little pitter is in Very Good + condition with no rust or cracks. One of the thumb tabs on a wing nut that secures the hopper to the top of the pitter is missing but this would be very simple to replace with another vintage wing nut. With a height of 7” and a length of 10 7/8” this early cherry pitter would make a beautiful accent piece in any room and would make a great addition to any kitchen utensil collection.
Vegetable Slicer - The "Home Vegetable Slicer" SOLD
The “Home Vegetable Slicer” from the Specialty Manufacturing Company of Catawissa, PA. This specimen is in Very Good + condition and still retains most of its original paper label stating the instructions and reading in part: “The Home Vegetable Slicer,” Pat. Feb 22, 1898. “Shove the sliding box with the palm of the hand. Hold potatoes and similar vegetables against the back of the box and press down on them with the fingers until making the last slice. For cabbage. Cut the head into angular pieces taking care that a piece of the heart is attached to each piece to hold the leaves together. Press on the piece of heart with the fingers and slice in to it.” This slicer has six slicing blades and the sliding box moves freely. The wood has a very pleasing patina and a smooth hand. The slicer has a length of 17 ½” and a width of 4 ¼”.
Revolving Grater - Houchin Revolving Grater - Houchin
VU118
Here is a heavy duty, revolving grater, #712C, made by the Houchin Manufacturing Company. This specimen is a large, heavy duty model. This shelf mount, Houchin vegetable grater is in Very Good ++ condition. This wonderful specimen has a gorgeous wooden grip on the elegantly turned handle. The embossed, revolving grating drum states "HOUCHIN MFG CO‘ NY. - PAT JAN 11 '70 - APL 9 '72" and the manufacture date of “May 29, 77.” The drum is 6 1/4" diameter. This revolving grater was patented by Thomas W. Houchin, of Morrisania, N.Y.. Patent No. 126,144. According to the patent information, this "Vegetable-Grater" is complete and is described as a "cutting-surface" and as a "grating-surface" and represented for the purposes stated. {As a cutting-surface, formed of perforations, each having two lateral triangular cutters or teeth with an open throat in front. As a grating-surface, used as described.} This grater makes a great accent piece and is certain to be a great addition to any kitchen utensil collection.
Slicer - Primitive Slicer - Primitive
VU117
Here is a beautiful example of a handmade, primitive slicer and it has character galore. Everything about this specimen exemplifies care and craftsmanship, including the interesting grain pattern in the oak board used for its construction. Note how each of the cutting teeth on the back of the slicer are individually inset into the wood. Note the workmanship on the wooden wedge that holds the slicing blade in place. The cut outs for the handle and round hanging hole still show the swirls created by an old auger type bit and there is still evidence of the crossed kerf marks left by a hand saw. Other details include gently beveled sides and the initials LzB on the face of the slicer. This is a museum quality specimen that will hold its own in any antique kitchen utensil collection and it would make an excellent accent piece in any room.
Slicer - Morris Metric SOLD
The Morris Metric adjustable slicer in very good condition. This specimen still retains most of its bright tin finish and the sliding, adjustable cutting blade still slides freely and is very sharp. The cutting depth ranges from paper thin to 3/8 of an inch. The Morris Metric has an interesting design including the thumb tab at the top of the slicer. A very nice kitchen collectible.
Antique Tin Scoop SOLD
VU115
A large antique tin scoop in Very Good condition. This specimen has an over all length of 9 1/2" and a handle length of 3". The scoop bowl still retains most of it's bright tin finish and has a width of 4 1/2". This nice scoop is free of any dents, dings or rust and would look perfect sitting on top of a flour crock or bin.
Food Grinder - Landers, Frary & Clark - Universal SOLD
A fine example of a Landers, Frary & Clark food grinder in Very Good + condition. This specimen still retains much of it's nickel finish. Please note the handle - L, F & C seemed determined to set a record for embossed printing on a kitchen utensil. You will notice every patent date that applies every where in the world. Quite a conversation and accent piece.
Cake Turner - Mechanical SOLD
A mechanical cake turner in Very Good + condition. This is one of those fascinating kitchen utensils that shows a lot of inventiveness. This works like a normal spatula or turner but the flipping action is achieved by squeezing the wire handle. This causes the business end of the turner to flip 45 degrees and flip your pancakes. The hinge assembly on this specimen is in like new condition - these are often worn out and sloppy. A great kitchen collectible and a fun conversation piece.
Meat Saw SOLD
A vintage meat saw in Very Good + condition. Although there is not much call for these any more in the home kitchen, a meat saw is a required item for a restored chuck wagon. Saws like this also make great accent pieces for any period kitchen. This specimen has wonderful rust free patina and a sculpted wooden handle that is free of any chips or splitting. A must have for any vintage kitchen.
Tongs SOLD
Kitchen tongs in an extra large size and made of tinned steel. This specimen still retains much of its bright tin finish. These tongs are in Very Good + condition and measure in at 15" in length. Tongs of this size are great for lifting an entire roast or chicken. The hoops on the handle measure 4" to allow using one hand per side when lifting heavier items. These tongs would be at home in any serious cooks kitchen.
   
Bread Dough Raiser - Proofing Pan SOLD
A vintage bread dough raising or proofing pan in Very Good + condition. These are very difficult to find this pristine. The interior of this dough raising pan near mint and the exterior retains nearly all of its bright tin finish. There are no dings or dents and only a small amount of cleanable, spotty rust along the rim on the foot of the pan. This pan would hold its own in any vintage kitchen utensil collection.
Lemon Wedge Squeezer - Wagner SOLD
A lemon or lime wedge squeezer designed by Adolf Wagner, Mussbach, Germany. The initial U.S. patent was issued April 14th, 1936. It is designed like a little hand held song bird and by lifting the tail a wedge of lemon or lime can be inserted into the body. When the tail is squeezed together juice will pour out of the little birds beak. This specimen is in Near Mint condition.
Wire Whisk SOLD
A vintage wire whisk in Very Good + condition. This is a hard to find example with tight wire binding on both the interior and exterior wires. The overall length of this whisk is 10 3/4" with a handle length of 3 1/2".
Lemon Squeezer SOLD
An interesting example of a lemon/lime squeezer in Very Good + condition. This squeezer functions like a pliers - simply place the fruit in the device and squeeze the spring loaded handles. The overall length of this specimen is 6 1/2" with a handle length of 3".
Spoon Rest - The Tidy Rest SOLD
A "Tidy" Spoon Rest in Very Good condition. This one is great for any "retro" kitchen - made of aluminum with a copper coloration. This presents very well and has no scratches or dents. The Tidy Spoon Rest stands 1/2" high by 2 1/2" wide and 5" long.
Jar Opener - Brittingham Furniture Co. SOLD
A advertising premium combination jar and can opener from the Brittingham Furniture Company in Hampton, VA. This specimen is in very good shape with the exception of some light rust or discoloration on the teeth of the opener.
Flour Sifter SOLD
A very clean tin flour sifter in Very Good condition. This specimen is a two cup sifter with embossed sides. One side displays embossed one cup increments and the words "Pat. Applied For". This specimen still retains a nice bright tin finish. A great addition to any sifter collection or to use every day.
Flour Sifter SOLD
A very clean darkened tin flour sifter in Good condition. This specimen is a two cup sifter with embossed sides. One side displays one cup increments and the words "Pat. Applied For". This specimen still retains quite a bit of its bright tin finish. A great addition to any sifter collection or to use every day.
Skimmer - Primitive Tin SOLD
A primitive tin strainer or skimmer in Very Good + condition. This specimen still retains much of its bright tin finish and is free of any dents, dings, or rust. With its hand forged handle riveted to the skimmer and attention to detail like rolled over edges it presents very well. The length of this skimmer is 13 1/2" with a diameter on the skimmer bowl of 4 1/2". A very collectible piece of kitchenalia.
Wire Ware Basket SOLD
A nice tinned wire ware basket in good condition. This is a basket that could be used as a fryer. This would make a great catchall in a kitchen or in any other room. This has a very interesting weave - almost like a spider web. The handle length on this basket is 5" with basket diameter of 5" and a depth of 2 3/4".
Tea Strainer - Woven Brass SOLD
A very interesting tea strainer made of woven brass. The business end of this strainer is constructed in a manner that resembles a miniature brass basket woven with 32 courses of fine brass wire. The little basket has a diameter of 2" and is attached to a wire handle with a length of 3 1/8". This is a fascinating little specimen and a great conversation piece.
Rolling Pin - Turned Handles Rolling Pin - Turned Handles
RP09
A hard maple rolling pin with turned handles. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The turned handles are free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this rolling pin is 18” with a handle length of 3”.
Rolling Pin - Turned Handles Rolling Pin - Turned Handles
RP06
A hard maple rolling pin with ornate turned handles. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The turned handles are free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this rolling pin is 17 1/2” with a handle length of 3 1/4”.
Rolling Pin - Turned 1 Piece Rolling Pin - Turned 1 Piece
RP07
A primitive hard maple rolling pin with turned handles. This rolling pin is in good condition and has no cracks limited dings. There is one spot on the rim of the pin where a piece of knot wood is missing but this seems to add character to the specimen. The turned handles are also in good condition. The overall length of this rolling pin is 13” with a handle length of 2 3/4”.
Rolling Pin - Turned Handles Rolling Pin - Turned Handles
RP08
A hard maple rolling pin with turned handles that are fixed to the pin. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The turned handles are free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this rolling pin is 16” with a handle length of 2 3/4”.
Rolling Pin - Black Handles SOLD
A hard maple rolling pin with black painted, turned handles. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The black handles are free of any chipped paint or cracks. The overall length of this rolling pin is 17” with a handle length of 3 ¼”.
Rolling Pin - Green Handles SOLD
A hard maple rolling pin with green painted, turned handles. This rolling pin is in very good condition and has no cracks or dings. The green handles are free of any cracks with minimal chipping to the paint. The overall length of this rolling pin is 16” with a handle length of 3”.
Rolling Pin - Turned Handles Rolling Pin - Turned Handles
RP03
A hard maple rolling pin with ornate turned handles. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The turned handles are free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this rolling pin is 17 1/4” with a handle length of 4”.
Rolling Pin - Child's Rolling Pin - Child's
RP04
A hard maple, one piece, child's rolling pin with turned handles. This little rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no cracks or dings. The turned handles are also free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this little rolling pin is 7 1/2” and the tiny handles have a length of 1 1/2”. A true kitchen collectible.
Rolling Pin - Turned 1 Piece Rolling Pin - Turned 1 Piece
RP05
A hard Cherry, one piece, turned rolling pin. This rolling pin is in very good + condition and has no chips or dings. The turned handles are also free of any cracks or chips. The overall length of this rolling pin is 11 1/2” and the turned handles have a length of 2”. A true kitchen collectible.
Coffee Carafe SOLD
Here is an attractive coffee carafe complete with its votive candle holder. This carafe sports attractive cabriole legs and an interesting Greek Key and vine pattern around the top band. This specimen is in very good + condition with no chips to the carafe or dents to the metal base. An interesting collectible.
Carving Set SOLD
KS12
A basic but attractive carving set including a flesh fork, carving knife and steel. The handles appear to be faux antler but the pieces have a good heft to them. The flesh fork has a length of 10 1/2", the knife has a length of 13" and the steel has a length of 12 1/4".
Antique Flip Griddle SOLD
A nice flip griddle in very good condition. This little gem has three flip compartments all with sound hinges. This specimen has a very pleasing old wood stove patina, presents very well, and would make a great addition to your kitchen collection. A hard to find item.
Butcher Knife Butcher Knife
KS08
An attractive vintage butcher knife in very good + condition. This knife has a blade length of 7 3/4" with a cutting depth of 1". The beautifully grained handle has a length of 4 1/4" with a depth of 3/4' and a width of 5/8". The scales are good and secure and display well with the large brass rivets.
Chopping Knife SOLD
A beautiful example of an early chopping knife in very good + condition. This specimen has a very attractive turned handle with a single tang ending in a diamond rivet plate. With its pleasing patina, this chopper displays very well including the few wood worm holes. The blade on this chopper has a width of 6 1/4" with a depth of 3 1/2".
Bread Maker - Universal #4 SOLD
VU100
A nice, clean example of the Landers, Frary & Clark, Universal Bread Maker #4. This specimen is complete with the all too often missing table clamp and is ready to put to use. This darkened tin beauty is in very good condition and measures 9 ½” high with a top diameter of 12”. The directions for the use of this bread maker are stamped on the top lid - “Put in all liquids first - then flour - turn 3 minutes - raise in pail - after raising turn until dough forms a ball - take off cross piece - lift out dough with kneader.” Advertisements from the period state “The process of kneading with this machine is thoroughly scientific and sanitary. It makes no difference what kind of bread flour is used. Results are always the same - better bread. Directly opposite to hand kneading is the work of the Universal. In hand kneading the particles of flour are necessarily pressed together, and the liquid does not thoroughly moisten each particle of the starch granules, while with the bread maker these particles are lightly held apart until thoroughly wetted and kneaded. The Universal Bread Maker was awarded a gold medal at the St. Louis Exposition in 1904.
Jar Lifter SOLD
VU40
A rare bent wire jar lifter. The unique design of this specimen allows for single hand use - simply pull up on the first cross wire to open the grasping assembly on the bottom of the lifter and then apply minimal downward pressure to keep the lifter in place. This makes a great wall hanger and is sure to be a conversation piece.
Presto Butter Cutter SOLD
The Presto Butter Cutter in very good condition. This is used to slice a stick of butter into equal sized pats. A handy addition to any collection.
Antique Chopping Knife - Zenith SOLD
A nice Zenith chopping knife with double tangs and a blade with a mild crescent shape. A good clean specimen with a keen cutting edge and distinct logo and with a nice pewter like patina.
Houchin Revolving Vegetable Grater SOLD
A shelf mount, Houchin, vegetable grater in museum quality condition. This wonderful specimen has 2 beautiful cast iron gears as well as a gorgeous wooden grip on the handle. The embossed, revolving grating drum states "HOUCHIN MFG CO. - PAT JAN 11 '70 - APL 30 '72". The drum is 3 1/4" diameter. This revolving grater was patented by Thomas W. Houchin, Morrisania, N.Y.. Patent No. 126,144. According to the patent information, this "Vegetable-Grater" is complete and is described as a "cutting-surface" and as a "grating-surface" and represented for the purposes stated. {As a cutting-surface, formed of perforations, each having two lateral triangular cutters or teeth with an open throat in front. As a grating-surface, used as described.} This grater makes a great accent piece and is certain to be a great addition to any kitchen utensil collection.
Apple Peeler - Reading Hardware Company SOLD
The "Turntable 78" made by the Reading Hardware Company of Reading, PA. This peeler has a patent date of 1878. The gears are protected by an ornate, decorated cover. The mechanism is canted at an angle to improve visibility and insure that the parings fall into a receptacle.
Revolving Food Grater SOLD
GBN, Guarder Bing Nuremberg, was founded in Nurnberg by the brothers Ignaz and Adolf Bing in 1863. Initially the company made kitchen utensils and progressed to metal and tin toys in the late 1800s. This revolving or mechanical food grater is in very good condition with original paint and bright tin. It works as good as new and would make a wonderful accent piece in any room.
Bread Raiser SOLD
A bread dough raiser in a larger size - probably of the restaurant or bakery variety. This specimen is in very good condition with no dents or dings and still retains a very nice finish. The interior is rust free with the exception of a small amount on the very bottom of the bowl.
Wireware Basket SOLD
A nice tinned wire ware basket in very good condition. This would make a great little catchall in a kitchen or in any other room. This has a very interesting weave - almost like a spider web.
Wireware Basket SOLD
A nice tinned wire ware basket in good condition. This is a larger basket that could be used as a fryer - note the bracket on the bottom of this specimen. This would make a great catchall in a kitchen or in any other room. This has a very interesting weave - almost like a spider web. The handle length on this basket is 6 3/4".
Wireware Basket SOLD
A nice tinned wire ware basket in good condition. This is a larger basket that could be used as vegetable or fruit colander. This would make a great catchall in a kitchen or in any other room. This specimen has a checkered weave. A simple but attractive basket.
Antique Food Chopper  SOLD
A nice example of a circa 1860 chopper with a turned handle and anchor shaped cutting blade.  This specimen has an attractive pewter like patina and displays very well.
Antique Food Chopper SOLD
An early chopping knife with a carved handle and crescent shaped blade.  This specimen has a nice, dark walnut, coloration and a very smooth finish.  A great addition to any collection.
Antique Food Chopper Antique Chopping Knife
Chopper04
An excellent example of an early, circa 1870,  chopping knife with a stylistic black painted wood and brass handle.  Each of the two long tangs ascend into the brass end caps.  The crescent shaped blade on this knife still has a keen edge and the dark brown patina so common to old steel.  A true collectors piece.
Antique Food Chopper SOLD
An antique chopping knife with hollow cast iron handle.  This handle is a little wider than most and fits comfortably in the hand.  Good and solid in it's construction, this specimen still has years of usefulness and great collectors value.
Antique Food Chopper   SOLD
A very nice example of a circa 1850 chopping knife, probably of English origin.  This specimen is interesting with it's double tang construction.  Each of the tangs are broader in their center and each has a cut out in it's middle.  The blade has two circular notches in it's top.  A great addition to any collection.
Antique Food Chopper SOLD
A nice wooden handled chopping knife with a thick steel blade.  This specimen has a wide cut out for the handle and is very comfortable to the hand.  This chopping knife displays very well and is as functional as new.
Antique Food Chopper SOLD
A nice wooden handled chopping knife with a thick steel blade.  This specimen has a wide cut out for the handle and is very comfortable to the hand.  This chopping knife displays very well and is as functional as new.
Antique Chopper SOLD
A double bladed chopping knife with a wishbone shaped tang.  Circa 1890.
Wire Cream Whisk SOLD
A nice cream whisk made of heavy gauge wire and with a wire bound handle. It even has a hoop for wall display. This whisk has an overall length of 13" with a handle length of 3 1/2". A nice addition to any kitchen.
Wire Egg Whip SOLD
A spring egg whip with a turned wood, red painted handle in very good condition. The red paint on this whip is still vibrant in color and any chipping is very limited. It is difficult to find these in a condition this good. The overall length of this whip is 11 1/4" with a handle length of 6 1/4".
Wire Egg Whip SOLD
A wire egg whip with a turned wood handle in good condition. This one is ready for every day use in your kitchen - or even as a nice accent piece. The overall length of this whip is 11 1/2" with a handle length of 4".
Wire Whip SOLD
A long handled wire whip made of spring steel. In very good condition. The overall length of this whip is 14" with the handle being 10 1/2" in length. A great addition to your kitchen arsenal.
Egg Whip SOLD
A turn of the century egg whip of tinned wire in the chicken wire pattern. The overall length of this whip is 11" with the handle having a length of 6 1/2". There is some light rust on the business end of this piece that could be removed with a little loving care. I nice utility item.
Antique Wire Whip  Spring Wire Whip
VU25
A nice spring wire whip in excellent condition. Interesting in it's design in that the metal frame is twisted and then folded back on itself to form the handle. It retains nearly all of it's bright tin finish. This whip has an overall length of 10" with a handle length of 6". The width of the oval shaped business end is 4 1/2" 3".
Wire Whip Spring Wire Whip
VU26
 A nice spring wire whip in excellent condition. Interesting in it's design in that the whip is in the shape of an exaggerated heart. It retains nearly all of it's bright tin finish. This whip has an overall length of 11 1/2" with a handle length of 7 1/2". The dimensions of the heart shaped business end is 4" X 4".
Wire Whip  Wire Whip - "The Sensible"
VU24
 An early heavy wire whip "The Sensible" from the late 1800's. This specimen is in very good shape and retains a good percentage of it's bright tin finish. Heavy for it's size, you can tell these were built to stand the test of time. A great addition to any collection.
Anitque Masher and Beater  Beater / Potato Masher Convertible
VU23
A beater or whip that converts to a masher. The business end of this tool pivots from a flat "beating" position to an upright "mashing" position. A great addition to any kitchenalia collection.
Antique Egg Beater  SOLD
 An A&J Archimedean drill mixer or beater in very good condition. This mixer works by pushing down on the spring loaded handle which causes the beater blades to spin. The spring tension then pushes the handle back upward to repeat the process. Really quite effective. A great conversation piece a very useable.
Pastry Blender SOLD
An early six wire, Androck pastry blender with a turned handle. The comfortable handle still retains much of it's red paint. Advertisements and trade catalogs of the period always showed pictures of this pastry blender with seven wires rather than six. Patent date of January 12, 1929.
Cruller Basket Cruller or Potato Frying Basket
VU73
A Cruller or Potato frying basket in very good condition. These were designed to be used with a deep frying pan for the cooking of Crullers. The pan and basket patent date was July 8, 1879. These baskets display beautifully and make a great catch all.
Chopper SOLD
A nice chopper in very good condition. This specimen has a pewter like patina and displays nicely. The round handle has a diameter of 3/4" and an overall length of 4". The sausage shaped chopping blade has a width of 5 7/8" and is attached to the handle with a wishbone shaped tang.
Strawberry Huller SOLD
Manufactured by Windsor Stephens & Company of Waltham, MA. The patent date for these was 12/18/1906. This is one of those small items that all too often were thrown away by accident, and as a consequence, are difficult to find. This specimen has a length of 2 1/4" and a width of 7/8".
Antique Strainer SOLD
An eye catching small strainer in darkened tin. Free of any dents or dings, this strainer stands 2" tall and has a width of 3 3/4" with a 2 1/4" foot. The handle measures 3" long to the end of the hanging hoop. This would look wonderful hanging in any kitchen or for an accent piece in any room.
Tin Scoop SOLD
A primitive dark tin scoop in very good condition. This specimen has no dents or dings and has nice solid solder work. The strap handle has a width of 3/4".
Butter Paddle SOLD
A nice wooden butter paddle with great patina. This specimen has colored over the years to a light cherry finish and is nice and smooth to the hand. Notice the nice grain configuration in the bowl. Free of any dings or cracks this would make a great wall hanger.
Scotch Hands SOLD
An older set of Scotch Hands in very good condition. This set is noteworthy for the smaller rolling surfaces. Very attractive patinated maple with a smooth finish. A very nice set.
Wooden Fork & Spoon SOLD
A great spoon and fork set advertising Schoeneberger's Bakery & Delicatessen. The script on each says "Schoeneberger's Bakery & Delicatessen - MO-nroe 6-4076 - 1640 W. Chicago Ave. - "Quality Is The Secret of Our Success". This set is in very good condition with no cracking or splits.
Apple Corer SOLD
A hand held, T handle apple corer. There is an embossed letter H on each end of the handle. This style was patented by Melville Hayward on Jan 23, 1917.
Whisk SOLD
A beautiful heavy steel whisk in a restaurant size. This isn't one of the wimpy, floppy ones that you find so often these days. The wire loops are made of a heavy gauge steel. The handle is also wire wrapped and is a comfortable 4 1/4" in length. This specimen has a pleasing pewter like patina and displays very well. A great addition to any kitchen arsenal.
Tin Scoop Tin Scoop
Scoop01
A very well made, clean primitive tin scoop. This specimen has an elongated bowl with a slight taper toward the end. All edges are folded over and all of the solder joints are sound. The strap has a width of 1/2" and a diameter of 3/4".
Ice Cream Scoop - Cornet SOLD
This ice cream cornet has a seemless drawn steel bowl and a cast handle. The spinning blades on the inside of the cornet are made of brass. This is the size 12 cornet. A great addition to any collection.
Antique Vegetable Cutter Antique Vegetable Cutter
VU06
A vintage vegetable cutter with two blades of varied depth. This cutter is very good condition and displays nicely. The cutter has an overall length of 9 1/2" and a width of 3 1/8"
Antique Vegetable Cutter SOLD
An attractive vegetable cutter with a rippled cutting blade. This piece displays very well and works like new. The cutter has an overall length of 12" and a width of 4 1/2".
Fries Cream Whip SOLD
A very nice specimen in excellent condition. This beater has a nice patina and has no dings, or dents. The paddle assembly turns freely and makes this item as usable today as it was 100 years ago. 8"H x 6"W x 4-1/2"D
Cake Comb Knife SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has an almost emerald green coloration. A great addition to any collection.
Cake Comb Knife SOLD
A very attractive bakelite and chromed steel cake comb knife. This knife resembles the Art Deco style and the handle has light Jade and gold swirl coloration. A great addition to any collection.
Butter Slicer SOLD
A nice, vintage aluminum butter cutter or slicer in excellent condition. This specimen has 14 tight cutting wires to segment a stick of butter or margarine into equal sized pats. A nice collectible piece of kitchenalia.
French Fry Cutter - Presto SOLD
A Presto French Fry Cutter in very good condition. The wire cutters are divided into 30 squares to make a nice sized French fry. All of the wires on this specimen are still nice and tight and ready to be put to work.
Thermometer - Taylor Roast Meat SOLD
A true kitchen collectible - The Taylor Roast Meat Thermometer complete with its original, green painted wooden container. The thermometer measures temperatures from 100 to 200 degrees as well as the increments from rare to well done. The nearly complete label also has instructions for the proper cooking temperatures for different types of meat. This would make a great addition to any kitchen utensil collection.
Bread Knife SOLD
Bread knife with a carved wooden handle that says bread. The blade on this specimen also has the words Bread Knife etched on to the surface. The overall length of this knife is 12 3/4" with a blade length of 8". A very nice kitchen collectible.
Jar Lifter - The Yo - Ho SOLD
VU74
A nice vintage jar lifter with green painted wooden handles. This specimen is the YO - HO made in Monticello, IA.
Meat Fork - Bakelite Handle Meat Fork - Bakelite Handle
VU84
A very nice stainless steel meat fork with a caramel colored bakelite handle. This fork is in very good condition and was made by Geneva Forge. This specimen has a length of 9 1/4". The comfortable handle has one very small chip at it's base.
Jar Opener Jar Opener
VU85
A nice vintage jar opener with green painted, turned handles. The paint condition is very good with no chips or splitting. This jar opener is for the narrow mouth canning jarsan has a width of the business end is 3" with a handle spread of 4".
Garlic Press SOLD
An aluminum - Hostess Ware Deluxe - garlic press in Very Good condition. A handy addition to any kitchen and it has that nice "retro" look.
Dough Blender - Bakelite Handle SOLD
An Androck dough blender with a pumpkin orange, ribbed, bakelite handle in Very Good condition. Patent #1735236 states "This invention relates to kitchen utensils generally but has particular reference to an improved design of dough blender for making pie crust. It assures a thorough blending of the shortening with the flour without working the same with the hands and the resulting crust has the flakiness desired".
Dough Blender - Androck SOLD
An Androck dough blender with an orange, turned wood handle in Very Good condition. Patent information states "This invention relates to kitchen utensils generally but has particular reference to an improved design of dough blender for making pie crust. It assures a thorough blending of the shortening with the flour without working the same with the hands and the resulting crust has the flakiness desired".
Apple Peeler / Corer SOLD
A nice EKCO apple peeler and corer combination in Very Good + condition. A clean specimen with an attractive wooden handle with black and cream colored highlights. There is a small amount of crazing to the varnish on the handle.
Egg Beater - Archimedean SOLD
Archimedean style "Household" egg beater. This is one of the interesting types of beaters that spins when you apply downward pressure to the handle. By moving the handle up and down you can gain a fairly aggressive beating action. A very fun kitchen collectible.
Georges Codfish Box SOLD
A charming little one pound Codfish box from the Gorton Pew Fisheries Company. The top of the box states "1 lb. Net When Packed - THE WINNER - Georges Codfish - Packed By Gorton-Pew Fisheries Co. - Glouchester, Mass." This little box sports dovetailed corners, is free of any cracks and has a lid that slides easily. This is a great little display piece or a great trinket box.
Sharpening Steel - F Dick SOLD
An early F. Dick sharpening steel in very good + condition. This beautiful steel sports an ornate turned wooden handle with a hanging hoop. The overall length of this steel is 13 1/4" with the sharpener having a length of 8 1/2" with a width of 3/8" at its widest point. A great addition to any knife collection.
Knife Set - Forgecraft SOLD
A set of five Forgecraft knives in good condition. These are very attractive knives with well grained handles and Hi carbon steel blades. The scales on all of these knives are still very secure with no chips or cracks. The blade lengths as illustrated from top to bottom are as follows. Knife 1 - 8” with a depth of 1”, knife 2 - 7” with a depth of 1 ¼”, knife 3 - 6” with a depth of ¾”, and the bottom two knives have a blade length of 4 ¾” with a depth of 5/8”. These are very collectible knives and would be a great addition to any cooking arsenal.
Flesh Fork - Antler Handle SOLD
KS07
A vintage antler handled flesh fork in Very Good + condition. The antler handle on this fork has a width of 1 1/4" with a length of 5 1/4" and is free of any cracks or chips. The fork has a length of 5 1/2" with a width at the tines of 3/4". The metal end cap on the handle has a few diminutive little dents. This specimen displays very well and would make a good addition to any cutlery collection.
Sharpening Stone Sharpening Stone
KS06
A very nice, vintage knife sharpening stone in very good + condition. The overall length of is sharpening stone is 7 1/2" with a length of 4 1/2" for the turned wooden handle. The stone has an overall length of 3" and a width of 1 3/8" at the shoulder. The stone is free of any chips and ready to sharpen your favorite kitchen knives.
Sharpening Steel - Antler Handle SOLD
An eye catching sharpening steel with a medium textured antler handle. This steel has a total length of 13 1/2" with a sharpener length of 8 1/4". The antler handle has a length of 5 1/4". The handle is beautifully patinated and is free of any cracks or chips.
Knife SOLD
A kitchen or butcher knife with an interesting stamped ripple pattern on the blade. The blade length on this knife is 7" with a cutting depth of 1 1/4". The handle has a length of 4 3/4" and a width of 1". This is a nice clean with no rust but in need of sharpening.
Egg Slicer Egg Slicer
VU94
A nice, vintage egg slicer in very good condition. This specimen still has nice tight cutting wires and will slice an egg in to 10 segments.

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