Cast iron Coal Iron
I first saw this piece as a door stopper in a second hand store in Central, Hong Kong. It was rusty and looked in pretty bad shape. I spent many weekends wire brushing the rust and restoring the iron to its original form. Sadly, over time I have neglected it and rust is once again forming. The bird in the front of the iron (looks like a chicken or a rooster) tilts and the top of the iron opens to allow hot coal to be placed inside. Simple and effective. It is interesting to note the shape of…
old antique Geneva star clothes iron & cast iron trivet stand
Early 1900s vintage Howell - Geneva #7 iron and trivet, both in very good condition. This makes a nice display piece - we don't often find them with the trivets!
FOTO Povestea Gării Piatra Neamţ, locul din care mareşalul Antonescu a rostit „Ostaşi, vă ordon: treceţi Prutul!”
Gara din Piatra Neamţ a împlinit în octombrie anul trecut 100 de ani de la darea în funcţiune. Opera antreprenorului italian Carol Zane a sărbătorit centenarul în haine noi, după lucrările de modernizare efectuate de C.F.R. cu fonduri europene.