Author Topic: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find  (Read 383 times)

Offline Roody

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Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« on: January 25, 2018, 02:15:08 PM »
Recently I came across a website for a pawn shop out of state and found this gem. An 1896 Stromberg-Carlson Roman Column Candlestick listed for sale for a whopping $99.95. I immediately called the shop and found out that it was still available. I asked if they would ship it and they agreed but it was last Saturday and they couldn't get it out until Monday. It was a restless weekend because they did not take down the ad. By Monday morning I noticed that my credit card had been charged for the phone with another $25 for shipping and the ad was taken down later that day.
 
Well, today was the day. Aside from the clear plastic bottom base cover...It exceeded my expectations. It was difficult to calmly inquire about the phone with the pawn shop when I am jumping up and down and screaming on the inside. I know this is a great find, but how great of a find is it? Is there a dollar amount range of sales in the past. This has found a home on my desk but I don't want it to end up at a garage sale after I am done with it.

Gary Z
« Last Edit: January 26, 2018, 07:09:35 AM by TelePlay »

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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2018, 02:26:36 PM »
Anxiously awaiting pictures....assume you are working in it?

<edit> just checked, Gary is still working in this post. Stay tuned....

Terry

<edit><edit> stopped editing and no pictures, need pictures, can't images how good a find this is - might be a Find of the Month?

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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2018, 07:34:23 PM »
Finally able to post some pictures. Now if only I can get the in the correct position.

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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2018, 07:38:07 PM »
Want me to fix them for you?

DONE.

Thatís got to be the Find of the Month!

Terry
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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2018, 08:12:01 PM »
Want me to fix them for you?

DONE.

Thatís got to be the Find of the Month!

Terry

I second that
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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2018, 08:59:54 AM »
Find of the Month is getting interesting!
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Re: Stromberg Roman Column Candlestick find
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2018, 08:16:48 PM »
Great find.  I didn't realize desk sets were made before the turn of the 20th century.
Ed