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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Aluminum

Over at Coloradolady, Suzanne is hosting this week's Vintage Thingies party. Do drop in and visit or put up a post and join us. Thanks Suzanne and all participants. I do enjoy this day! Today I have some aluminum to show you. First it comes in funnels and measuring cups and a juicer. One cup is an advertising item for Swans Down cake flour. Then we have a water pitcher. No marks on this one. Alfalfa was kind enough to steady the pitcher. He says, " Got milk?". Then he shows us the first of two cake carriers. This one is by Mirro, the finest aluminum, made in U.S.A. 2002 M He is pointing out one of the four latches that secure the top to the base. Click on photos for better viewing. The latches are operating by a ratchet type thingie on the bottom of the base. Murphy said 'big brother' had enough of the limelight and he could do this job in his sleep. This is a Regal , Regal Ware Inc., quality aluminum, Kewaskum, Wis. U.S.A. This carrier has two latches that perform on the swivel method. Thanks for dropping by. I'll be visiting a little later.

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15 Comments:

Blogger JEWELGIRL said...

They certainly don't make things
like they used to! You can see they
made these kitchen items to last.
Your kitties are cute models! :)

September 3, 2009 at 2:27 PM  
Blogger Coloradolady said...

Oh, what great kitchen things. I love the cake plate...and it looks like your kitty does too. My two dogs like to model for the camera too, I just don't let them do it too much!! Have a great weekend and a great VTT!

September 3, 2009 at 3:56 PM  
Blogger mannequin said...

Oh I love 'em! I just found a covered cake carrier last week! Most of all, I'm in love with Murphy. He's so long and lean and grey and white, my favorite.
Thanks for sharing all your things that make us drool and need to go shopping :)

September 3, 2009 at 4:24 PM  
Blogger Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I remember when my hubby's aunt used to bring her Lemon Cake to the family picnics in one of those carriers. Great collection of aluminum!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

September 3, 2009 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger ~~Carol~~ said...

Great pictures of your kitty! I don't know how you got him to do the pose in the last two pictures, but it's awesome! Love all of your aluminum, especially that cake carrier!
Happy VTT!

September 3, 2009 at 6:10 PM  
Blogger Candace said...

I love all the aluminum - and what a great, furry model you have!
Cheers!

September 3, 2009 at 6:40 PM  
Anonymous marian said...

fab post..i love all your treasures..never seen those cake carriers!

September 3, 2009 at 7:41 PM  
Blogger Roslyn said...

I remember this cake carriers.Haven't seen them in an age though........

September 3, 2009 at 8:25 PM  
Blogger Olde Dame Penniwig said...

I have just about laughed myself sick over Murphy's hilarious pose. He is just snoozing away with his "arms" stretched out so funny. Both he and Alfalfa are sure dapper looking gentlemen.

Love the aluminum, too!

September 3, 2009 at 10:19 PM  
Blogger PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

Aluminum? What aluminum? I want the cats!!!
Thanks for sharing!
Living it up at Lakewood,
Cindy

September 4, 2009 at 2:53 PM  
Blogger Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Hey Ruby, You won my give=away of the French tote. :) You can get my email off the side bar of my blog to send me your address so I can ship this lickety split. :)

I remember the ladies serving our liquid snacks in Bible school in one of the aluminum pitchers like yours. Happy Monday!

Hope to hear from you soon!

September 8, 2009 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger Fifi Flowers said...

FAB alumiun kitcenware... BUT... th stars of this post are those FAB cats... GORGEOUS!!!

September 8, 2009 at 4:10 PM  
Blogger Miri said...

Wonderful aluminum kitchen wares! Love the cake carriers...and I remember Mirro Aluminum ads!

September 23, 2009 at 5:05 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Oh, you lucky girl! Your pieces are lovely. I really like the cake container. And your kitty did such a wonderful job of helping to display it. LOL.

Thanks for visiting and for your kind words.

October 5, 2009 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger mandapanda said...

Murphy is just a doll! He's gorgeous!! Thankyou for entering my giveaway and good luck!
Hugs! Manda.

October 8, 2009 at 2:04 AM  

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