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The Collector's Book of Novelty Pans

Jeanne Gibbs

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Here is a fun, new collectible. Decorated cakes are associated with celebrations of all kinds--can you imagine a birthday party without a cake? Now many cake-lovers have discovered an engaging hobby: collect the pans that cakes are baked in! The most prolific pan manufacturer, Wilton Industries, Inc., has offered well over 600 designs since the 1950s. Delightful pans have also been offered by Nordic Ware, Inc., Amscan, Inc., Mirro, Inc., Wear-Ever, West Bend, and others. Over 700 of these wonderful, formed-aluminum novelty cake pans are documented in this colorful and unique book. Current estimated values are provided for all pans, while multiple indexes help the collector look up pans by stock number, name, key word, mold type, or age. Whether you are wondering if there has ever been a licensed cake pan of Porky Pig, curious about how long your favorite piano cake kit was sold, or want to check out the plethora of bunny rabbit pans, the beautiful pictures and detailed data in this book will serve you well.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 414 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764318573

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Jeanne Gibbs is a devoted grandma and baker of treats for a large extended family. Somewhere between making her first heart-shaped brownie and her fifth doggie-shaped cake she became an avid collector of novelty pans. In her spare time she is a consulting business systems analyst. She lives in Woodbury, Minnesota.