Giant Trilobite Fossil : Phacops : Eldredgeops Milleri

Yes; you can still find good things on eBay. I won’t tell you the remarkably affordable price I paid for this fossil, but it suffices to say, it’s probably one of the top five purchases of the past twelve months. It’s an absolutely gigantic and quite rare Phacops trilobite from the Devonian period. The trilobite […]

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The Infamous Inuit Oosik : Extinct Walrus Penis Bone

One of the most unusual and bizarre artifacts in the world is the “oosik”. Used for thousands of years as a weapon by the Inuit, the heavy, blunt club is made from the baculum of the giant arctic walrus. More specifically; the baculum is the fossilized penis bone of the walrus, who has been extinct […]

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Antique Battery Jars ~ Early Electrical Marvels

This article about antique and vintage battery jars is being written in an attempt to demystify an obscure corner of the antique glass world. Battery jars had numerous applications. Especially the vintage and antique jars. Research online uncovered several misconceptions in one definition alone. Dictionary.com defines “Battery Jar” as: “A rather large cylindrical container of […]

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Enamel Kitchenware by Cathrineholm of Norway

Cathrineholm enamel cookware & kitchenware is now the rage amongst collectors and designers alike. As dealers of antiques & vintage merchandise, we track, spot and monitor the latest trends, so that we may obtain and provide these goods as quickly as possible for an eager public. Enamelware by Cathrineholm of Norway had its heyday in […]

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