White plastic sifter with "Acme Mini Sifter" in red letters on one side; comes with original card which reads "Mini-Gadget It really works!" Verso of card lists features of sifter. Made in China.
Plastic red gum ball machine magnet still encased in original plastic packaging and card. #92001. Acme logo (black letter A with blue star in the center) found on both sides of card. Made in China.
One plastic note clip magnet designed with short, sharpened yellow pencil with "Acme 2" on it and a lined notepad with the words "note clip." Embossed at the back: "c 1995 Acme China." On back of magnet is a barcode label. Made in China.
Metal mini coarse grater in its original packaging and card. Front of card reads: "Mini-gadget coarse grater, It really works! #96530." Back of card shows Acme logo and production information. In mint condition. "Acme grater" engraved on item. Made in China.
Metal juicer with text etched faintly around the spout: "Acme Juice Extractor Turn into front this way (drawing of an arrow) Made in USA Pat. Pend." No company information on item. See 100-01-06 for the final patented product and for source of company information.
Metal juicer for oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes and apples, meant to be inserted into fruit; comes in its original box of the Acme box colors: black and orange. Box has illustrated instructions on use and cleaning of item. Box doubles as a mailing box, complete with a note to the Postmaster that "it can be opened for postal inspection if necessary." Except for slight tear on box lid, item and box are in good condition.
Thin metal utensil with curled, pointed tip and two rings on either side of base of cutter. Seems to be missing a "T" handle. Slightly discolored. Envelope has the black and orange colors of Acme packaging. Envelope is stained, torn at corner and creased. Front of envelope reads: "The Acme Twin Cutter, tastefully served food tastes better. Price 50 cents." Reverse side carries directions on how to use and keep it clean and bright-- "rinse thoroughly with hot water and place over a hot stove to dry."
Thin metal utensil with curled, pointed tip and two rings on either side of base of cutter. Seems to be missing a "T" handle. Item shows discoloration. Original envelope has green and brown colors (instead of orange and black Acme colors). Text on front includes: "tastefully served food tastes better. Price 50 cents;" stamp and star of approval by "General Housekeeping Institute" on front; reverse side has directions on use and cleaning. Torn and creased in several places.
One empty coffee can with painted label; "Acme brand coffee" on one side; picture of a coffee pot and cup of hot coffee with its steam spelling out "Acme Coffee" on other side. Comes with lid with "Acme Brand Coffee" embossed on it. Background shows coffee berries and a lower panel of white dots against a red background. Dents in couple places; may have been used for other purposes. Paint scratched off in several places. American Stores Company is the distributor.
One empty brown box complete with bone shaped tin cookie cutter. Text on box includes "Dog Easy Directions" to make "34 delicious dog bone treats;" ingredient and nutritional information. Text on sides of box: "Adored by dogs worldwide regardless of breed! Manufactured exclusively for Restoration Hardware by Woofer's." In mint condition.
One plastic blue and gray coffee mug with lid. Acme registered trademark, with the boot inside the letter "c," is painted all over the mug. Base of the mug reads: Whirley, Warren, Penn., USA; Patent Pending; and the recycling symbol "LDPE 4." Lots of scratches on lid.
Sportsman set with two utensils: can and bottle opener and ice pick in a clear plastic container. Both have plastic handles with red tips; ice pick has a plastic cover for its tip. Text on handles reads: "Acme Laundry Call PA 2-5250 Sales Builder Sample L-208-212.""Patent Pend" inscribed on reverse side of opener. Handles have drawings of a man fishing (ice pick) and a man cooking barbecue (opener).
Metal flour sifter; sifter turner has wooden handle; wire strainer is intact but with couple of holes. "Acme" in capital letters is embossed on front of sifter. Item shows discoloration and rust. Seems worn out from use.
Set of 5 circular menders for repairing leaks in assorted sizes and 1 reamer wrench attached to card. Text on front side of blue and orange card includes "Rustless material, No cement, rivet or solder required, Can be used at once, No waiting." Text on reverse side carries description of menders, directions and illustrations. Card shows minor stains and some water damage. Reamer wrench in rusty condition.
Two metal latticed-shaped cutters and garnishers with red wooden handles; attached to cards. Front side of card reads: "For: Fancy French Fries, Latticed Potatoes...Corrugated edges on Grapefruit...Sandwiches...Chopping Onions..." and includes directions. Reverse side of card gives full directions and illustrations on how to use item. On one corner is a drawing of a woman in an apron holding the item with text: "Makes any hostess a food artist." Items show discoloration; some stains and creases on cards.
Box set consists of a garnisher, a ball cutter and a slicer and shredder; all made of metal and red wooden handles. Box in poor condition, tears on several places, one of the lids held by tape; other side of box missing its cover. Text on back of box includes instructions and illustrations on how to use the three utensils. One side reads: "tastefully served food tastes better;" other side reads: "An invaluable aid in preparing attractive dishes quickly."
Set of decorating tips in its original box: a red plastic gadget with 5 circular metal cutters, and a plastic-lined icing cone with 5 plastic tips and 4 metal tips. Red plastic gadget is a product of Popeil Bros, Chicago, Ill. Text on box includes: "The Acme set now makes it easy to be an expert." One side gives general instructions on use; the other side has 3 recipes. Paper box is stained and torn in several places; flaps are all that are left of the lids.
One metal mincer with cutting wheels and red wooden handle. Bottom side of orange and black box has instructions on use of mincer to mince vegetables, cut noodles and tenderize steaks; cleaning directions on other side of box. On one side of the box, text reads: "tastefully served food tastes better." Slight tear on side of box; mincer in excellent condition.
One stainless steel chopper and slicer at its centre; with green painted metal handle. On reverse side of chopper: "Pat. Pend. Stainless Steel" and the triangle logo of Acme MGM Company. Scratches on steel chopper; paint on handle quite worn out.
One metal grater which doubles as a cake-cooling rack. Comes in original envelope. Reverse side of envelope states the safety features of the grater, its economical features, directions on use, health promotion info and list of food items it can grate. Front side of envelope carries seal of approval from Good Housekeeping Institute. Price on envelope: 50 cents. Creases and couple of tears on envelope. Slight discoloration on grater.
One grater that doubles as a strainer, dicer and cake-cooling rack; inscribed on handle: "ACME The only genuine safety grater pat'd and made in USA." On reverse side of envelope are illustrations and directions. Stains, signs of water damage and tears on envelope. On left hand corner of envelope is a drawing of the grater under the microscope: "Cutting edges of special triangular wire used. Inferior imitations use ordinary round wire which has no cutting edge." Item in excellent condition.
One metal splicer with screw-like tip on one end an a circular handle on the other end; Acme MGM Company triangle logo on reverse side of item. Blue and orange colors on the Acme box; front side displays blue star; reverse side provides directions on use. One side reads: "tastefully served food tastes better." Other side has cleaning instructions. Discoloration on item. Some stains on box.
Three metal bottle caps; "Made in USA" around the little knob; traces of paint.
One empty tin from Acme Tea Company; red and gold colors and designs. Scratches, rust stains on item. Lid is shut tight.
One white, blue-rimmed graniteware mug with blue handle; on one side of mug is an illustration of a woman in a Victorian gown. Text reads: "Acme (inflated) dress improver. Worth and Pontifex, Waterproofers, Grosvenor Gardens, Trenton." Paint is chipped in several places. Film of dirt on bottom inside the mug. Residue of glue from sticker outside of mug.
One tin pie plate with trademark of "Acme Humble Pie Company" etched in the center of pie plate. Scratches on item. Evidence of use.
One metal coal spoon with "Acme Coal Company--Phone 6-1183" on handle. Etched on spoon: "Level Full 1/4 cup." Spoon is tarnished.
One small cast iron pan with "Pat-Acme-Nov.76." Evidence of much use.
Text reads: "Each press makes a cookie. Select your design and out they come." Metal cookie maker with all attachments for cookies and icing. Evidence of some rust. Box is worn and has one significant tear. Circa 1920s? Good condition.
Text reads: "Acme Coremaster. Stainless Steel. Made in USA." Item has small plastic (?) handle. Good condition.
Varnished wooden handle, image of ice-cream pail on one side. Lettering not clear. Metal spike protrudes other end. Comes to blunt point. Rust. Good condition. Company ID taken from advertisement: See 100-12-100.
One ceramic mug with Bugs Bunny surrounded by barrels and boxes of Acme T. N. T, explosives, dynamite, fireworks and gunpowder; text reads: "My life is one big accident waiting to happen." Bottom of mug has the Applause trademark, copyright with Walt Disney Company and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. Made in Korea.
Text reads: "Thanks! Acme Chevrolet Co. Inc., Robinson, Ill., Stainless Steel Steak Knives." Original box contains 4 plastic handled stainless steel knives. Made in Japan.
One tin lunch box with detachable lid. Embossed on lid is "Acme" and "RD. No. 717712." Latch on the side holds lid in place. Item is rusty.
One metal bucket with a smaller container inside it attached to a latch and handle. Directions on use are embossed on lid of smaller container; difficult to read as the lid is worn-out and rusty. Painted labels worn out and faded. Discoloration on item. Text on bucket: "Acme the 5 minute ice cream freezer;""no gears or other complicated parts to wear out. Produces smooth velvety ice cream, water ices...with five minutes easy turning."
Acme set of decorating tips, parchment paper, mini-bottles of food coloring, an illustrated birthday cake book of instructions, icing recipes and designs. Box and book are damaged and torn and in very fragile condition.
One metal pie plate with "Acme Toasted Pies" embossed on bottom. Little pie holes dot bottom of plate. Plate is worn out and rusty.
Folded pamphlet with recipes and product line description.
One black cast iron set of kitchen scales, with rusty tray. Markings on base of scale: "Acme 4 lbs." Scale reader is from 0 to 16 oz. and etched on it is: "At Eatons Limited 5680." Five rusty bolts inside hidden compartment in tray holder. No weights included.
Model #2. Carries name of "Acme" on one side. Made out of cast iron, it clamps onto a table top or kitchen counter. Comes with a wooden handle. Some rust stains, but otherwise seems to be in good condition.
Metal blade, wood handle. Red and black lettering on wood handle. "Another Service From Acme Oil Company.""Higher Quality Gas and Oils""Phone 11--Frankenmuth, Mich." Blade has surface rust. Paint on handle worn. General use wear.
Foam aluminum can cooler. Fits 1 can. White lettering on black foam. "Acme Oyster House Since 1910""724 Iberville St. New Orleans, LA (504) 522-5552." 5 cm vertical tear. NOTE: much of the Acme Oyster House chain was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina on August 29th 2005. As of July '06 the chain's website reported that only three of their locations are open, and that some employees are not accounted for.
Full unopened box of "Acme Flat Toothpicks--Made in USA." Blue and white lettering on blue, white, and green background. No other identifying information. Sealed box.
One comb cleaner of wood with wire strings on both sides of the cleaner. Comes in its original box with label pasted on the lid. Label shows the proper use of the cleaner on a comb; text includes "Patented March 20th, 1888." Box is torn, stained and water damaged.
One size 9, cork Acme insole with the trademark "Eureka Leather House. Lebanon, Penn." Cloth bottom.
Painted on the wood is "Acme Collar-Q patents pending." Comes with a white collar in between the slats. Text on collar reads: "Arrow-weave, Cluett, Peabody and Company, USA." Tag attached to item reads: "071442 Collar straightener 21.00." Collar is stained and yellowish.
One metal badge from Acme Electric and Manufacturing Company with a plastic covered ID picture of employee no. 730. Comes with receipt to Richard Pollay from D. Craig MacFarland from Kenmore, N.Y., dated 5-7-98, for the amount of $3.78. Rust on back of item. Stains on item.
Shoe brush with wooden handle and natural bristles from Acme Towel and Linen Supply Ltd. Painted lettering on handle reads: "Immaculately clean. Vancouver, B. C." Nice varnish finish.
One pair of moulded plastic boot jacks, with elaborate flower design and "Acme" on its face. Price sticker on one of them is from Acme Boot Factory Outlet $4.99.