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Rare Small Antique *cretors* Popcorn Peanut Machine *steam Engine* For Sale

Rare Small Antique *cretors* Popcorn Peanut Machine *steam Engine*





1487 SMITHFIELD AVE
LINCOLN, RI 02865
Rare Small Antique *Cretors* Popcorn Peanut Machine *Steam Engine*



…… After some searching on the net I was able to find several photographs of 19th century Popcorn & Peanut Machines made by Cretors of Chicago. After noticing how customers enjoyed watching a product like popcorn, as it was being made, Charles Cretors designed and built elaborate Popcorn Wagons and later magnificent and colorful Trucks.  At the center of every machine was one of these small Steam Engines. All the parts are nickel, so everything would be polished bright and the red of the turning 8 ½” diameter fly wheel would be hypnotizing. It wasn’t long before you had to buy a bag of Frensh Roasted Popcorn. Most of these wagons are long gone and the few that do survive are very rare and expensive. Thankfully some past owner saved this original Cretor’s Steam Engine. As you look at the photographs you will see this engine is in remarkable, all original, unrestored condition, and includes the original Cretor’s Steam Gauge. I guarantee that the high buyer will be able to make this Steam Engine work perfectly and there are no damages or any repairs. The iron base measure 10” wide by 24” long. If there are any other measurements I can provide just drop me an E-mail. In the last photograph you will see two connecting gears that went to the mecahnics of the popcorn machine. I'm sure these gears are even rarer then the steam machine.

…… To make sure that same er wins this Rare Cretors Steam Engine it is listed without any reserve. I also guarantee 100% that the high buyer will be more than satisfied with the quality, condition of this small Steam Engine or I will return all their money.  

…… Please check back, every once in a while. We list everyday and you never know what you might find listed without any reserve.

…… Possible FREE Delivery!  I live Rhode Island and travel between southern New Hampshire and Eastern Maryland almost every week. I would gladly meet the high buyer anywhere along my route, and deliver this Cretors Steam Engine for free. Please contact me for my scheduled route down Route 95 from Southern New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Southern New York, New Jersey (New Jersey Turnpike) into Northern Delaware and down the Eastern Side of Maryland. … If a meeting is not possible I guarantee that we can pack this steam engine properly and safely. Please send your Zip Code and I will quote you exact shipping costs by emailing us between Monday through Friday 9-5 EST for shipping particulars and my Free Delivery Route & Schedule.

All residents within our state of RI will be charged state sales tax at the time of checkout. If you have a Sales ID number, please let us know and Tax will be removed from your invoice

Payment must be received within 5 days of recieving an invoice. If payment (or contact) isn't received within 5 days, an dispute will be opened, This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed. 

If this item is listed as Freight and you do not see a shipping charge on your invoice, please wait until we have figured accurate shipping and insurance costs before paying.

If this item is listed as FREIGHT: please click on "Contact the Seller" and send us your Zipcode or Country code. We will send you back an accurate shipping/packing quote before the end of the sale. Most freight items are still shipped via UPS ground however some are too large and will be shipped via SEKO Freight.

US Buyers: Shipping costs for most items can be determined by the shipping calculator in this sale and are shipped via UPS ground. If you prefer USPS this is also an option, just contact us. Any item that sells for over $250 and is paid for with paypal must be sent with Signature required.

International buyers: please be aware that you may incur a brokerage and/or customs fee upon delivery. Winning buyer is responsible for shipping & customs charges. We reserve the right to choose carrier based on shipping method selected at time of payment. Any item that sells for over $250 will be sent Express Mail with FULL insurance. We will NOT lie on customs forms if you have paid with Paypal. If you have questions regarding this, please feel free to contact us.

If you win more than one sale, that can safely be shipped together, we will send you a combined invoice

RHODE ISLAND INTERNET CONSIGNMENT & SALES:
1487 SMITHFIELD AVE
LINCOLN, RI 02865
Telephone: 401 475 1190

 

 

Please contact us within 5 days of recieving your item if you have any problems or concerns. We will gladly issue a full refund, including shipping both ways, if we have made a mistake in an sale. We will also gladly come to an amicable conclusion if there is a problem with an item that can be resolved. We stand behind each of our descriptions for a lifetime.

Please contact us with any problems before leaving a response & DSR Star Rating!

About Us:

Rhode Island Internet Consignment & Sales is our Family-run Business in Lincoln RI. Bill Wolstenholme has been a New England Antique Picker for almost 50 years and has a true passion and love for Antiques. We began listing on almost 14 years ago, and have increased in size with each new year. The entire family, as well as a few close friends, are involved in our business. ...... Bill, is "The Boss." He does most of the buying, as well as receiving most of the consignment. He lists the majority of sales and takes photographs. His passion is what fuels this business and he loves his job, even though he works about 80 hrs a week! He is a true work-a-holic! ..... Lindsey, Bill's second oldest daughter, is "Second-in-Command." She goes to two sales a week to buy items and also takes pictures and lists sales. ... Lisa, Bill's youngest daughter, is the "Jack-of-all-Trades." She does anything from Customer service to photographing to listing sales and she is also the head of the Shipping Department. ... The second Lisa working here work's full-time doing nothing but E-mails and Shipping quotes. It's a tedious job, but someone's gotta do it! ... Up next is our full-time "Gopher", Richard. He is Lindsey's husband and is a huge help! He drives the truck to storage and pack & ship as well as running miscellaneous errands. He also helps out around the office wherever he is needed from cleaning & fixing items, as well as cleaning the office itself! ... Kyle, or as we call him "the Professor" is our packer who takes great care in making sure each item is properly and safely packed so that it arrives safe and sound at its new home! ... Darlene is our newest team member and is taking over all of our book-keeping and consignment. She is a great asset to the team! ..... Finally, but certainly not least, is Wendy. The Matriarch of the family, Wendy or as the kids call her, "Gida" keeps us all happy! She watches the children while we work, makes sure we are all fed and happy and has total control over all of the Money that goes in and out of the business! ...... Together, our Family Team is a close-nit Tribe and we wouldn't be able to run this company without each and every Member! 

 

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