TRIVETOLOGY

Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

Rub While The Iron Is Hot

Antique nickel plated cast iron stand, 9 1/2 x 4 3/8″ w/three 1” legs. This antique Scottish design is one of my favorites! Its spade shape would have accommodated a … Continue reading

May 1, 2018

Trivets celebrating Field-Marshal Earl Roberts

Postcard of Field-Marshal Earl Roberts (J. Beagles & Co., 1902) Field-Marshal Earl Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832 ~ 1914) was a British career soldier and one of the most respected commanders … Continue reading

May 1, 2017

Good Luck Mother plaque trivet

Good Luck Mother ~ cast iron, 5 3/8″ x 3 7/8” without feet. On face: GOOD LUCK MOTHER. On reverse: D 93 and the letters JMC. Cast through the top … Continue reading

May 8, 2016

Old Man of the Mountain trivets

“Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades; shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers a monster watch, and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but in … Continue reading

April 26, 2016

Unique holiday cards

I thought I’d write a quick blog about holiday cards I’ve received from other collectors over the past few years. On opening the drawer where I stash them I found … Continue reading

December 15, 2013

YMCA horseshoe plaque trivet

At one time I had 80+ horseshoe plaque trivets in my collection. Over the years I’ve sold the majority of them to fellow collectors, in particular to my friend Bill … Continue reading

November 27, 2013