Edwards Roos cedar chests, commonly known Ed Roos cedar chests, are a vintage line of cedar chests manufactured by the Ed Roos Company of Forest Park, which operated from 1918 to 1951. The Ed Roos cedar chests were originally bridal hope chests and were marketed around the world.Know More
The Roos family had a previous company, the Roos Manufacturing Co., which was founded by Edward Roos. After his death, his two sons, Otto and Edward, took over the family business and renamed the company to the Roos Cedar Chest Company, which was based in Chicago and manufactured cedar chests.
In 1916 during World War I, the factory was shut down because these chests were considered to be a luxury. However, in 1918, Edward Roos moved to Forest Park, Ill., where he opened the Ed Roos Company of Forest Park. During its operational period, this company was the biggest manufacturing plant in Forest Park and provided employment to approximately 400 people. In 1943, Edward Roos died at age of 62. Shortly after his death, the production of the company was once again restricted by the government because of the second world war. The company never got back on its feet after this, and it was sold in 1951.Learn more about Antiques
Cabs for trucks are available at Forest Park Tractor and Trailer Service in Forest Park, Georgia; Anderson Brothers Truck and Equipment, in Eugene, Oregon; and 50000Trucks.com, as of 2015. Listings on 50000Trucks.com include new and used cabs nationwide. All three websites list domestic and imported cabs with photographs.Full Answer >
Church rummage sales offer a wide variety of items. Household goods, designer clothing, antiques, collectibles, toys, books, athletic equipment and tools are often found at rummage sales, according to numerous websites of churches such as St. Vincent de Paul Church in Brooklyn, Minnesota, and Christ Church of Winnetka, Illinois.Full Answer >
Vintage oil lamps are sold on eBay. They appear in the Collectible Oil Lamps subcategory within the Collectibles category as well as in the Antique Lamps subcategory within the Lamps category.Full Answer >
The older HomCo Denim Days Collection figurines are considered rare, according to a HomCo Collectibles guide published by eBay. The HomCo limited-edition bear figurines are also rare, notes Miniatures & Collectibles.Full Answer >