What Is It?

What Is It? January 2020

What Is It? January 2020

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by January 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 · January 8, 2020 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? December 2019

What Is It? December 2019

   As Susan Thode of Broomfield, Colorado says, “My husband and I concur that December’s What Is It? is a mold to form a sleigh shape. It’s hard to tell what size it is, but appears to be an ice cream mold that opens with side hinges.” Susan and her husband are correct!    Misty Flachman, the General Manager of the Denver […]

by · December 6, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? November 2019

What Is It? November 2019

We had no correct guesses for our November What Is It. Since it was Thanksgiving time, we thought surely you would know it is a tool to lift the turkey from the baking pan onto the cutting board. Thanks to those who ventured a guess. Why not try to identify our Dec. What Is it?

by · November 6, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? October 2019

What Is It? October 2019

After the November Mountain States Collector went to press we had a call from John Dietrich of Westminster, Colorado. He identified the October What Is It! Yea! He tells us he, in fact, has three of them himself. It is a hot lid lifter especially for a metal lid. Thanks, John, we are so glad you were able to help […]

by · October 7, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? September 2019

What Is It? September 2019

   This mysterious object is a netsuke. These finger-sized carvings are Japanese. This netsuke is of woven cane and is a box perhaps intended for flower petals. Although made in the 19th Century it is still in fine condition. We had no corect guesses for the September What Is It. See if you can help Sherry Gregg know what the October […]

by · September 7, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?