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1975 King Features Syndicate Popeye Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage 1975 Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola Popeye Drinking Glass: 108,300 ppm Lead. [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for at least 2-minutes/120 seconds) this vintage Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola juice glass (from 1975) had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected by the XRF instrument): White Painted Area: Lead (Pb): 68,400 +/- 1,500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,101 +/- 49 ppm Chromium […]

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#Arsenic: Vintage Popeye & Olive Oyl Baby Rattle

When I tested this vintage plastic Popeye and Olive Oyl rattle I was CERTAIN it would be positive for high levels of lead, but I was wrong! No lead at all, not a trace in any component. Unfortunately it does not have a year of manufacture or maker’s mark on it, but based on other […]

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