Search Engine Undoubtedly the best
search engine available. Unbeatable for relevancy, ease of use,
Robert Parrish's site not only has an extensive listing of instruments and
accessories for sale but he also provides a service to repair, restore,
clean, adjust, and calibrate surveying and scientific
Worthpoint What's it Worth?
Helping you value, sell and acquire Art, Antiques and Collectibles since 2007. Search our
Worthopedia database of 100+ Million items.
MarksandLibrary Identify and Authenticate
your Antique Marks. MarksandLibrary.com provides the Internets largest database with over 40,000
searchable hallmarks and makers marks for your antiques.
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Hardware Companies Kollectors Klub
Here is the place to go to learn more about Keen Kutter, Winchester, E. C.
Simmons, Diamond Edge, OVB, and all the other great early hardware
companies. Two yearly meets are held in Missouri which include an
amazing auction, tailgate sales and lots more.
This International Sewing Machine Collectors Group
publishes a quarterly magazine and hosts several international conventions
and auctions as well as their informative website.
This top-notch Missouri auction house conducts outstanding specialty
auctions for tools, pressing irons, Griswold and cast iron cookware,
graniteware, and lots more great stuff. A well done and very
Here is where you can join the oldest and largest sadiron collecting club
around. This group was founded in the Midwest
in 1984, and even though they recently voted to keep the original club
name instead of changing it to be more inclusive toward all of us pressing iron collectors East of the
Mississippi, on the Left Coast, and those across those big Pond,
they still are a great group of people. Even if you
never get to any of the annual conventions, their quarterly newsletter
"Pressing News" alone is
well worth the modest yearly membership dues. Their resource library of
books, articles and iron-related information, from which you can borrow by mail,
and it is second to none.
Zimmers Antique Tools This
is one of the better antique tool sites on the Internet. Jon has the
distinction of being one of the first, and is by the far the best.
Muller Toy Sewing Machine Book
This 324 page book was just
published by TSM collectors and researchers Rita and Manfred Koym.
It covers the history of the 111 year old factory, a list of patents and
registered trademarks, wonderful color pictures of the machines as well as
their boxes, and a full catalogue of all known (and unknown) toy sewing
machines F. W. Muller Jr. ever produced. For more details and
ordering info, contact Rita directly by clicking on the title link above.
And be sure to visit their
sewing machine website where
you will find pictures of their collection as well as other information
and a selection of the toy sewing machines they have available for sale or
Nancee Meeker Pottery
This is Larry's sister's website.
Nancee has been a well-known potter whose work is collected by individuals and
museums nationwide and there are some incredible pieces of art for sale
here. A well-deserved mid-life change of careers
has her involved in the field of muscular therapy and bodywork, as well as many
other pursuits. We also now have her in training as our East Coast
Meeker Jr. (Willie) This is
brother's website, and the fellow who got the mathematics gene that I
missed out on, but then I can do some things he can't. I have not
been able to get him to start collecting slide rules but he does collect
some stuff so that is a start.
The primary purpose of the site is to share
information with other collectors of treadle operated sewing machines from
a bygone age. If you are looking for information about your vintage
treadle sewing machine this site is the place to go. Don't miss it!
A nice site full of important
information for the working woodworker, as well a nice selection of links
to help you find most anything you will ever need related to woodworking.
Known as Midwest, the king of all tool collecting groups. Lots of
info and a well-presented site.
Pearson Antiques If
you are looking for that special architectural piece for your yard or an
iron gate, granite posts, as well as a selection of quality tools for the
user and collector try this site.
Typewriter Museum This
is a new and very worthwhile typewriter site with lots of information on
some rare as well as many more typical machines that are involved in this
with Cheryl-Ann Millsap. Here is
the first "Blog" on antiques that I have found. It is a nice site
with an interesting outlook on antiques, how to find them, where to shop,
and what antiques and hunting for them are all about.