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January 17, 2003
Alfred J. Pietsch, 69, air traffic controller Alfred J. Pietsch, a retired air traffic controller and former longtime Glen Burnie resident, died of heart failure Monday at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was 69. Born and raised in East Liverpool, Ohio, Mr. Pietsch enlisted in the Navy after graduating from high school in 1952. He was a naval air traffic controller at Quonset Point, R.I., until his 1956 discharge. He worked at Port Columbus Airport in Ohio, and Dulles and John F. Kennedy international airports, and from 1964 until his 1982 retirement at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
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January 17, 2003
Alfred J. Pietsch, 69, air traffic controller Alfred J. Pietsch, a retired air traffic controller and former longtime Glen Burnie resident, died of heart failure Monday at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was 69. Born and raised in East Liverpool, Ohio, Mr. Pietsch enlisted in the Navy after graduating from high school in 1952. He was a naval air traffic controller at Quonset Point, R.I., until his 1956 discharge. He worked at Port Columbus Airport in Ohio, and Dulles and John F. Kennedy international airports, and from 1964 until his 1982 retirement at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | April 12, 1992
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a Mills' Jackpot Bell slot machine, also known as the Poinsettia or Reserve Jackpot. I understand that these were made between 1928 and 1932. I think that this one might have been made about 1929.Can you evaluate this for me?A: Your date probably is correct. Sales records indicate that these slot machines are selling in the $2,500 to $3,000 range, depending on condition and market area.Q: The attached mark is on the bottom of a German beer stein. It is also marked ".5L" and "731."
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | April 12, 1992
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a Mills' Jackpot Bell slot machine, also known as the Poinsettia or Reserve Jackpot. I understand that these were made between 1928 and 1932. I think that this one might have been made about 1929.Can you evaluate this for me?A: Your date probably is correct. Sales records indicate that these slot machines are selling in the $2,500 to $3,000 range, depending on condition and market area.Q: The attached mark is on the bottom of a German beer stein. It is also marked ".5L" and "731."
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By Anne McCollam and Anne McCollam,Copley News Service | September 18, 1994
Q: I have a cake set that was given to me in 1954. It consists of one cake plate, eight serving plates and a cake lifter. Each piece is marked with the words "The Harker Pottery Co. -- Made in U.S.A. -- Since 1840 -- 22KT. Gold."A: Harker Pottery Company in East Liverpool, Ohio, produced semivitreous ware from 1890 to 1972. The mark you described was used circa 1950.Q: Generally, dishes that are marked "22 KT." were made after the 1930s and are trimmed in real 22-carat gold. Your cake set would probably be worth about $50. I am curious about a set of porcelain dishes that I inherited from my parents.
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By Rick Sylvain and Rick Sylvain,Knight-Ridder News Service | September 6, 1992
DRESDEN, Ohio -- Baskets. Washtub-sized baskets line Main Street, bursting with color ful plantings. Along arbored side streets, decorating tended lawns and verandas, are more baskets. At Fifth and Main, tourists do double-takes. There, encircled by flower beds, is the World's Largest Basket. Huge? Picture a rail-car with handles.Fans of hand-woven, hardwood maple baskets tingle at the mere mention of Dresden, east of Columbus. By the bus-load they make pilgrimages here. And it owes it all to an avuncular man named Dave "Popeye" Longaberger.
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April 2, 2005
On Tuesday, March 29, 2005, WILLIAM HENRY DAVIS, JR., 79, of New Oxford, PA, formerly of Petersburg and a longtime resident of Baltimore, MD died in York County, PA. He was born in East Liverpool, Ohio and was the son of the late, William Henry, Sr. and Eliza Wynn Davis. He as a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII and member of the Disabled American Veterans. Mr. Davis was a member of the Petersburg Masonic Lodge and a longtime and active member of Washington Street United Methodist Church in Petersburg.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | March 17, 1991
Q: Enclosed is a picture of an antique chocolate set. We estimate its age to be about 90 years. It consists of a pot with six cups and saucers. It is marked "O.C. Co., -- Limoges -- Porcelain." I would appreciate any information you can give me.A: Your chocolate set was made by the Ohio China Co. in East Liverpool, Ohio, about 1900. It would probably sell for $165 to $185 in an antique shop.Q: This mark is on the bottom of a porcelain vase that I would like to have identified and evaluated.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | December 16, 1990
Q: I am sending a picture of an eight-piece toilet set in mint condition. I bought it at an estate sale in 1978. Each piece is marked "W.E.P. Co." Any information on pattern, company and value would be very helpful.A: Your toilet set was made by the West End Pottery Co. in East Liverpool, Ohio, between 1905 and 1910. The name of the pattern is "Cuban." The complete set would probably sell for about $365 to $385.Q: Can you tell me anything about a hand-painted hatpin holder that is marked Nippon?
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | October 28, 1990
Q: I have a very old Bible (1795) in excellent condition. It was published in Edinburgh by Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty's Printers. I would appreciate anything you can tell me about its value.A: First, it must be understood that there were more Bibles printed than all other books combined; old Bibles are not rare. Bibles like yours, which is about 200 years old, commonly sell for $100 to $200 in very good condition. There are exceptions, such as those illustrated by famous artists like Gustave Dore.
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October 8, 1996
An 81-year-old Finksburg woman may have suffered a fatal heart attack just before her car crossed the center line on Gamber Road and collided head-on with another vehicle early Saturday, a county medical examiner said.Mildred Anna Demoss of the 3000 block of Old Westminster Road was driving south on Route 91 near Bloom Road at 7: 53 a.m. when her 1987 Buick collided with a northbound pickup truck driven by Michael C. Travis, 45, of East Liverpool, Ohio, police said.The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by Donald Nash, a county medical examiner, and an autopsy was ordered, police said.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | December 13, 1992
Q: Could you let me know if this Victorian chair could possibly be a Belter? It has casters on the front legs but not on the back legs. What is its approximate value?A: This chair was not made by John Henry Belter; one clue to Belter chairs would be a solid-wood backside of the chair.Your chair was made in the third quarter of the 19th century and might sell for $500 to $600.Q: This mark is on the bottom of a 9-inch bowl with a scalloped rim. It is decorated with pink roses with green leaves.
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