To make identification
easier still, the book contains an exclusive listing of the trade
names associated with each manufacturer, and another alphabetical
listing of manufacturers with their associated patent dates. This
permits the cross-reference, and thus identification, of collectibles.
Mr. Cope also helps the reader identify non-American pieces by providing
a separate list of abbreviations found on such items, together with
their country and an English translation of their meanings.
Finally, the book
is fully indexed so that kitchen items of any type can be located
and viewed. This is information that cannot be found anywhere else
and is absolutely invaluable to the collector, dealer, researcher,
or anyone else who is simply interested in what grandmother used in
pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", © 2000
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