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Made in Japan

Q. I inherited this serving set. My father was in the Navy and stationed in Japan during the 1950’s and may have bought it there. It is marked “Hand Painted Kutani Yamazaki.” Underneath it is stamped “Made in Japan.” How old is it and what is it worth? A. Your “Lazy Susan Set” or “relish


Trash or Treasure

A wringer from Woonsocket Q. I own a small wringer-style clothes washer that I bought at a yard sale. It is 7 inches wide, 8 inches tall and about 4 inches deep. It has a 10-inch-long metal handle with a wooden grip. The words “American Wringer Company, N.Y.” are stamped on the wood. It’s also