What Is It?

What Is It? September

What Is It? September

We had several correct answers for our September’s What Is It. Congratulations to Jeanne Reynolds of Nederland, Colorado; Jacque Rutledge, Northglenn, Colorado; Carolyn Kundel, Roland, Iowa; Jonathan Bond, Franktown, Colorado; Sylvia Robertson, Evergreen, Colorado; and Violet Easterling, Edgewater, Colorado. You have all correctly identified the objects as pestles to grind things in a mortar or mashers. Called beetles, the beaters […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? August 2014

What Is It? August 2014

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

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? June 2014

What Is It? June 2014

We had several correct guesses for June’s What Is It. Our winners are: Jean Helzer of Arvada, Colorado; Joan Bond, Franktown, etc. All three of these items are miniature sculpture cases for mea- suring tapes which are rewound manually, by turning a knob on top of the inexpensive German-made coach, winding the crank in the brass mandolin’s base or twisting […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · What Is It?
What Is It? July 2014

What Is It? July 2014

We had several correct answers to our July’s What Is It. Congratulations to Jean Roller, Boulder, Colorado; Ronald Moreschini, D.D.S., Pueblo, Colorado; Patty Echelmeyer, Wheat Ridge, Colorado; Sharon Filzen of Monument, Colorado and Jerome McLaren of Conifer, Colorado. You have all won a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector. The object pictured above is a wonderful old butter mold. […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · What Is It?