A staple in my Grandmother's kitchen, this was used to whip eggs, cream, pancake batter and the like.
Blades to an old hand held "egg beater" the precursor to the more modern hand held electric mixer.
Uncle Bill"s Watch
He worked for the rail road and used the watch as his official timepiece to keep things on schedule.
An Inside Look
They had jewel movements and had to be wound to keep them ticking. Once an essential and a fashion piece, their cases were as intricate as the engraving on the inside.
Mamaw's Old Ice Tray
Straight from my Grandmother's old Hotpoint refrigerato, it was the ice make of the day and it had an unmistakable crunch as the metal separated from the ice as the lever was pulled to release the individual cubes.
Mamaw's Old Butter Churn
In the country people had cows.. Milk from cows was separated into milk and cream. Some of the cream was placed a glass jar with this beater attached to transform it into sweet cream butter.