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Old 10/07/07, 05:58 PM
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Munising rolling pins??

Does anyone collect these, have information or know where I can find a list of the rolling pin handle colors?? I have just started collecting rolling pins. Because the Munising pins were made in the USA and are signed--I thought that might be a nice place to start. I have one each --green, red and natural handles. Is there different colors of the green? How about black? I know they have blue--saw one for $50.00 . thank you for any and all help.. Queen Bee
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Old 10/07/07, 09:30 PM
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Google Munising. Lots of info on there. I have a bowl. I think I will list on ebay.
Take care and God Bless,
Sewing Nana
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Old 10/07/07, 10:04 PM
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This web site may hold some information for you.

I have Munising pins but most because of there age and use are in very poor condition when I get them. Have a lathe in my shop where they are reconditioned and new handle retaining pins are made. Some pins I keep original and some are spiced up. Have some colors Munising never thought of, how is that for rare? These pins are for my enjoyment and use.

Mr. Jukebox

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Old 10/07/07, 11:10 PM
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Thank you, both. Mr. Jukebox --your pins are beautiful.. I love YOUR different colors- I see different styles-are they all Munising? Or different brands? Thanks again..QB
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Old 10/08/07, 06:42 AM
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I do collect rolling pins also..... all picked up mostly at flea markets or auctions..... A few purchased on E~bay..... I was unaware that are diffrent "brands"..... How do you tell? I need to check all mine..... I have about 40, displayed in crocks and old canners in my kitchen.....
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Old 10/08/07, 08:04 AM
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Different brands shown.
Munising did have handle variations as well as end configurations.
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Old 10/08/07, 09:03 AM
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CW, yes there are different manufactures for rolling pins. Munising has their name 'branded' on the flat end of the roller. Most early (1900-1920) production pieces aren't branded-signed-etc.

I am just starting to do research and collect--so I am trying to find out as much as possible,, I would love to see other's collections as well. Thank you QB
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Old 10/08/07, 09:52 AM
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How interesting, I have had a wooden bowl for years that a client gave me, it is stamped Munising on the bottom. I don't live that far from Munising Michigan but never thought that these things are collectable....hmmm.

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