TRIVETOLOGY

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

The Iron Art Company, Philipsburg, NJ

The Iron Art Company of Phillipsburg, New Jersey was in business from 1959 1954 to 1989 (see Update below). It was a major distributor of cast iron products in the 1950’s … Continue reading

June 1, 2019

“Bonzo the dog” trivets

Bonzo the dog was a popular cartoon character created by British artist George Ernest Studdy in 1922. This postcard dates to the 1930s and was published by Valentine & Sons, London. … Continue reading

July 15, 2018

The Ober Manufacturing Company

In the 1870’s two brothers, John H. and George H. Ober, founded the Ober Manufacturing Company of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Although primarily a woodworking machinery manufacturer, the foundry eventually also … Continue reading

April 15, 2017

The Quick Meal advertising stand

This rare sad iron stand (7 x 5″ with 3 feet; 1561 on reverse) sold on eBay for $155.50 on 2/4/12 after 16 bids. What’s so unusual about it? Well, … Continue reading

February 5, 2012
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