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Opinion of value: As with all appraisals, the verbal approximations of value given at ROADSHOW events are our experts' opinions formed from their knowledge of antiques and collectibles, market trends, and other factors.Although our valuations are based on research and experience, opinions can, and sometimes do, vary among experts.
As a rule, however, retail and insurance/replacement values are about the same.
A shop owner will usually talk about what he knows best: the retail price he'd place on the object in his shop.
GUEST: Oh, I trade jewelry, horses, all kinds of stuff. For example, you'll often hear them say what an item is worth "at auction," or "retail," or "for insurance purposes" (replacement value). Often an auctioneer will talk about what she knows best: the auction market.
Typically there was a stopper at both ends, in later examples spring-loaded to close automatically for safety.
The wide mouth was used for refilling, while the powder was dispensed from the narrow point.
I have no history on its real background, but it's been an enjoyable piece to have around.