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I have four old dolls that I would like to know about. Two
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Nora, I have a Staffordshire blue transfer creamer and a
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My husband had a metal car in a box for the 39 yrs we were
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To Jennifer! Jennifer I need the flat ware, the silver plated
To Jennifer! Hi Jennifer I need the flat ware, the silver plated fruit spoons and the tray appraised. The tray is 17 1/2 x 8 1/2 (I can't weigh it right now), on the back it states "Silver Plated Cava… read more
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Hi Judith! So glad to see you here, as I have such fond memories
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