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2015-08-01 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - old red Throttle Jockeys trunk:

Tom,     The trunk is a common style from the 1890s to about 1920 time period and they were made by many American trunk makers. Obviously someone who belonged to the car club or organization customized

2015-08-01 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Info about old wooden trunk/chest:

Randy,     I would call this a chest rather than a trunk because trunks were generally used for travel purposes and I doubt that this was a travel trunk.  It is made in the style of an early tool or carpenter's

2015-07-31 Silver and Flatware - 1847 Rogers Bros:

Hello.    This looks like the Old Colony pattern. International Silver Company now owns this Rogers brand and they introduced Old Colony in 1911.    Unfortunately, silver plate flatware like this does

2015-07-31 House Plants - sorry:

Hi Cynthia,    No apology necessary. I have had bad days and gotten frustrated when people did not follow through as expected. And I have used language far worse than yours. I understood your frustration

2015-07-30 House Plants - Yucca plant:

Hi Denise,    Here is how the cane forms of Yuccas and Corn Plants are grown. Very large and tall (up to 20 feet) trees growing in the tropical rainforests are cut down and their trunks are cut into sections

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