Numerous emails came in concerning Continental. Judging by the number of comments and questions that are received, the popularity of this company's Mum motif seems to surpass all other aluminum gift wares. What is your favorite motif? Your favorite piece?
Questions concerning prices arrive often. This Cellini vase below is going on eBay and the seller was curious about its value. What would your estimate be? It is gorgeous but has darkened interior and inside pitting.
|Cellini vase with black|
bakelite and alum. base.
|Flaw on one side|
OLD WENDELL AUGUST MOTIFS:
Patterns listed as available on select pieces in the 1948 catalog include Apple (commonly spoken of as Apple Blossom), Pine, Bittersweet, Dogwood, Cactus, Ducks, Sail, Bird Dog, Trout, Horse Head, Sailboat, Educational, Daisy, Grape, Turkey, Tropical Fish, Iris, and Water Lily.