TRIVETOLOGY

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

Understanding Rd Numbers and the term Made In England

I’d like to share this interesting cast iron trivet from my collection. It measures 9″ x 5 3/8″ with three 1 1/4” legs, one center bracket for a firebar, and … Continue reading

October 31, 2017

Vintage trivets

Many questions received from collectors revolve around history, age and/or value. This is the second of three blog posts to help you better evaluate the trivets in your collection. See … Continue reading

August 16, 2017

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

Vintage Pal-Bell brass trivets

I’ll begin with a little background. Since the country of Israel was established in 1948, all trivets labeled “Made In Israel” have been manufactured since that date. Israeli trivets come … Continue reading

March 23, 2016

Ray Harpel and his collectible irons and trivets

When I saw this poorly photographed Swan iron on eBay last week I didn’t pay it much attention. The head and neck were strangely cast … and was the tail … Continue reading

April 10, 2011