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Antique Domed Funnel Top Inkwell

Welcome! Today, I’ve listed in my Etsy shop Old Raven a lovely Antique find … an Antique glass inkwell. This style was popular from the late 1800’s thru the early 1900’s.  It’s called a Safety Inkwell because even if you knock it over – it’s not going to spill ink everywhere. This was an ingenious… Continue reading Antique Domed Funnel Top Inkwell

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Set of 8 Williams-Sonoma Botanical Fruit Melamine Salad Plates

Greetings… I woke up to snow this morning – how about you? Today, for your viewing pleasure, I present eight lovely Williams-Sonoma Salad Plates in the popular Botanical Fruit pattern. There are four different fruit plates available in this pattern and you will receive two each of all four fruit – aren’t they beautiful?  Let… Continue reading Set of 8 Williams-Sonoma Botanical Fruit Melamine Salad Plates

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Pretty Bird on Melamine Salad Plates x 4

Howdy everybody (Idaho is in the West, after all).  How’re y’all doin’?  Actually, an Idaho accent is notable for its TOTAL lack of accent, I don’t know who I was channeling there.  Now that that’s out of my system… here’s what’s new in my eBay shop.  Yep, I’ve got an eBay shop too (ravenstash) and I’m… Continue reading Pretty Bird on Melamine Salad Plates x 4

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Vintage Lead Miniature Donkeys and Ore Cart

HELLO and welcome back! I just finished listing this set of lead miniature figures in my Etsy shop Old Raven – aren’t they cute? And they’re SO tiny.  But look at the detail, the donkeys are hand painted in gray with brown accenting on their highly textured fur.  They both have red strapping and the… Continue reading Vintage Lead Miniature Donkeys and Ore Cart

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My Version of an Antique Toy Ship (and how I discovered a cool way to make miniature wrought iron fencing)

A few blogs back I mentioned I was working on a project featuring an Antique Toy Ship.  I have to admit, this project started out slow and then stopped completely for a while.  Let me explain: I was surfing through the Antiques section of my local Craigslist and saw a picture of an amazing toy… Continue reading My Version of an Antique Toy Ship (and how I discovered a cool way to make miniature wrought iron fencing)

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1932 Greenwood Bookkeeping Ledger – UNUSED!

Happy weekend to one and all. Today I have something really unusual newly listed in my shop Old Raven on Etsy. This is an accounting ledger by The Greenwood Company out of Chicago.  This book is a very large hardbound with brass screws to allow the covers to be removed and new or used pages… Continue reading 1932 Greenwood Bookkeeping Ledger – UNUSED!