Joe for Sue
Re: The Watchung Furniture House/Weiseman/Boliard
Sun Mar 24, 2019 08:37

Sue, if Elmer Bolliard bought the table from the Watchung Furniture House in South Plainfield NJ, around 1940, I suppose it could have been sitting around for a couple of years at that location or even the Mersman Factory in Celina, Ohio. But 8 years after the kidnapping? According to the advocates of the table brace, the hole spacing is the piece de resistance, perhaps having been some kind of template for their design? So how does the brace then figure into a relationship with the hole spacing of the ransom notes of 1932?

Do you know how the Mersman table would have been shipped from Celina, Ohio factory to the Watchung Furniture House? Based on whether it was shipped fully assembled or unassembled, this of course could be very revealing as to where the writing on the table brace actually took place.

  • The Watchung Furniture House/Weiseman/BoliardSue for Joe, Fri Mar 22 19:50
    Just because Elmer Boliard bought that table in 1940 doesn't mean the table was manufactured in 1940. Albert Weiseman, who was the president of the Watchung Furniture House at 327 West Front Street... more
    • Re: The Watchung Furniture House/Weiseman/Boliard — Joe for Sue, Sun Mar 24 08:37
      • Shipping the TablesSue for Joe, Mon Mar 25 18:21
        The Watchung Furniture House was in Plainfield, New Jersey. Weiseman and Boliard lived in South Plainfield, New Jersey. This table brace mystery should be able to be solved. It's not rocket science.... more
    • the tableRichard E Sloan, Sat Mar 23 09:43
      All of this table business only proves one thing for sure -- Sue Campbell is an extraordinary researcher!
      • Re: the tableSue for Richard, Sun Mar 24 15:34
        So sweet of you to say that!
      • Re: the tableJoe for Richard and Sue, Sun Mar 24 08:01
        Absolutely agreed!
        • Perhaps Your Table Can Be Dated?Sue, Sun Mar 24 16:11
          Thanks, Joe! Too bad, Joe, that no one asked the people at Mersman Tables in Celina, Ohio to date the table! In 1980, all anyone had to do was send a picture of the table brace and pedestal, and the... more
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