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What Is It? February 2019

What Is It? February 2019

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

by · February 10, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? January 2019

What Is It? January 2019

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. Three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · January 15, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? December 2018

What Is It? December 2018

   We had one correct answer to our December’s What Is It. Bill McLaren of Anchorage, Alaska correctly identified the item. He says, “The picture shows the front and back of a roly poly tobacco tin advertising Mayo’s Cut Plug Tobacco, probably early 20th Century, head lifts off.” Bill is right! He wins a year subscription to the Mountain States Collector. […]

by · December 12, 2018 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? November 2018

What Is It? November 2018

 We had one correct guess for our November What Is It. Jerome McLaren of Conifer, Colorado identified the object as a cigar cutter. Congratulations! You have won a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.    You don’t have to smoke cigars to enjoy collecting the wide variety of items created for them from the late 19th century into the early […]

by · November 9, 2018 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? October 2018

What Is It? October 2018

  We had no correct answers to our October’s What Is It. The item is an inkwell. Anne Gilbert tells us, “While today’s twitter generation may not even know what an inkwell or inkstand are another generation is seriously collecting them. They have been popular since the 1970s when they were appreciated not just for historical interest but design and beauty. […]

by · October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · What Is It?