Questions and Answers. It is blue and green plaid and coverts into a car-bed and stroller. We used the carriage for our daughter.

It is in excellent condition. We would like to sell the baby carriage. What should we ask? Hedstrom, E. Gustaf Hedstrom, Knute W. Hedstrom, Wilfred P. The company moved several times in its early years, finally locating on Main Street in Fowelin, and Ernest Johnson.

The company made reed-bodied baby carriages and hoods. Hedstrom and Union merged in to become Hedstrom Union Company. Hedstrom Union Company leased a plant in Fitchburg in Labor difficulties in resulted in the closing of the Gardner and Fitchburg facilities.

The company moved its manufacturing and business offices to DothamAlabama and BedfordPennsylvania. The Hedstrom Corporation still exists. However, it no longer makes baby carriages. Its Bedford plant produces outdoor gym sets, play balls, toys, etc. The Dotham operation is toy focused. Collectors focus on the wicker and wooden side Hedstrom baby carriages made in Gardner prior to Later baby carriages are garage sale fodder.

As a result, your carriage has little to no reuse value. Your best potential buyer is a doll collector who would use the baby carriage to store Tiffanys And Company dolls.

As in life, there is no rule against asking. The seller needs only one fool. What is your advice? He was born in DeRidder, Louisianaone of eight children. He attended Merryville High Schoolwhere he acquired a reputation for getting off the school bus on the way to school and often outracing it to the school entrance.

Cagle played football for Southwestern Louisiana Institute, now the University of Louisiana at Lafayettefrom to In his senior year, Cagle scored or points, depending on which sports authority you believe, to finish fifth in the nation. In his four years at Southwest Louisiana Institute, he scored a total of points from extra points, field goals, and touchdowns.

He also lettered in baseball and basketball. Cagle was appointed to the United State Military Academy in He moved from quarterback to halfback and was selected as a three-time All-American. He scored a total of points during his career. Cagle never graduated from West Point. After the football season, it was discovered that he secretly married Marian Haile, who he met while attending Southwestern Louisiana Institute, in August Marriage was a violation of the rules of the U.

Military Academy. Cagle was expelled. Kohler Company Directory sold his half interest to the team to Dan Topping in On December 23, Cagle, now employed by an insurance company, was found unconscious at the bottom of the steps of a Manhattan subway station.

The Advertisera New York newspaper, reported he tripped and fell the full length of the subway steps. He died three days later of a fractured skull. If you are motivated by finding a good home rather than achieving maximum value for the helmet, then sell it to the U. Military Academy at West Point. Your e-mail indicates the attribution to Cagle is somewhat tentative, i. The list is a large one. The ideal disposal route is via one of the top sports auctions, e.

I have a one piece black and white stripped swimsuit. If yes, what is its value? According to the website, fashion-doll-guide. The ponytail Barbie dolls sold in to were wearing the famous zebra striped suit. The first Bubblecuts were also wearing this. They are fairly easy to find. The full ensemble for an early Barbie includes the swimsuit plus black open toe heels and white sunglasses with blue lens.

Hedstrom Union Company of modern reproductions. They are not in perfect condition. What is their value today? The secondary market for Hummel figurines has collapsed. Values have fallen by two-thirds to three-quarters from what they were fifteen years ago.

However, this is not issue here. Condition is. Collectors want objects in fine or better condition. Once an object is damaged, it is the kiss of death. Given the large quantity of Hummel figurines produced, no collector will invest in a damaged example, no matter how scarce it is. There are plenty of examples in very fine or better condition to buy.

The only value remaining in the Hummel figurines you have are what they mean to you. Keep them and enjoy them.

Harry L. Rinker welcomes questions from readers about collectibles, those mass-produced items from the Hedstrom Union Company century. Selected letters will be answered in this column. Harry cannot provide personal answers. Photos and other material submitted cannot be returned. You also can e-mail your questions to harrylrinker aol. Only e-mails containing a full name and mailing address will be considered.

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