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What can you do with an Antique Chocolate Mold?

    “What do your customers do with the old antique chocolate molds?” , I have been asked that question many times.  The possibilities are numerous but here are some of the uses my customers have found for these wonderful pieces of art: Mold chocolate with them;   Mold wax and make candles with them; Mold […]

Did the  Manufacturers of Old Steel Chocolate Molds copy each other?

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   *All chocolate molds pictured are available. The answer is yes.  There are a few examples in the picture above.  The Large display American Santa, 32” was made by Anton Reiche, Germany (One of four), and the smaller American Santa 10” appears to be almost the same was made by Eppelsheimer, USA.  The display St. Nicholas […]

Are old metal chocolate molds hard to find?

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If you think about it, there were only a finite number of metal chocolate molds made. Just so many copper and steel molds were made before plastic took over.  Then consider this: two World Wars created a desperate need for copper and steel and many molds were recycled for the war effort.  Also, when steel replaced copper […]

Is my Old Chocolate mold matched?

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  Am I Matched or Married?   Now that we have figured out the condition of the chocolate mold the next thing to consider is – Is the old chocolate mold matched or married?  What does “Matched” and “Married” mean?   This is only an issue when the chocolate has multiple pieces, two or more.  The chocolate […]

What do I need to know before buying an Old, Antique Chocolate Mold?

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  Old Chocolate molds in various conditions.   What to look for when you are buying a chocolate mold.  First, you need to consider a few things….. Let’s start with:  Is this mold for you or are you looking for a unique one of a kind gift?  If the old chocolate mold is for you – […]