What Is It?

What Is It? August 2019

What Is It? August 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by August 20, to the Mountain States Collector, P.O. Box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. At least three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · August 7, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? July 2019

What Is It? July 2019

Though we had several guesses for our July 2019 What Is It, we had no correct answers. Pictured above is a Japanese horse bell with iron pellet clappers. Many desirable animal bells came from Switzerland prized for their musical quality and porcelain bells from France and Austria were valued for their beauty. In other European countries a glazed pottery called […]

by · July 9, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? June 2019

What Is It? June 2019

  We had one correct answer to our June’s What Is It. Jack T. Briggs of Denver, Colorado correctly identified the vehicle as a Dodge Power Wagon used by the Waco Fire Department. Congratulations! You have won a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.    The Dodge M37 ​3⁄4-ton 4×4 truck (G741) was Dodge’s follow-up to their successful WC Series from […]

by · June 3, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? May 2019

What Is It? May 2019

   Wow! Nothing like having the previous owner of this device send in his guess. Mark Schlesinger of Middletown, New Jersey wrote us, “In response to your May’s What Is It” I not only know what the antique is, I was the second owner of this exact penny arcade machine. I bought it in the early 1970s from the Casino Arcade […]

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? April 2019

What Is It? April 2019

   We had several correct answers for last month’s What Is It. Susan Thode of Broomfield, Colorado; Terry Cook of Fort Morgan, Colorado; Jacque Rutledge of Northglenn, Colorado and Jean Helzer of Arvada, Colorado all identified the objects as sewing needle containers.    Thank you for your guesses. You have all won a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?