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Friday, February 24, 2017

Basement treasure is easy to find

You just have to ask....

I have a lot of help from my friends in the "pickin'" business and Justin Krul of "Just In Antiques and More"is one of them. I got a call a few days ago and he told me of a sale he was setting up for the weekend and would I like to see a trunk of papers, pictures that the family wasn't interested in....Would I?

I brought my camera and began to dig...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Other people's mail... found in a box lit of papers an acceptance letter to be installed as the Minister of the first church of Lynn, Massachusetts. He spends 2-3 pages of supposing before giving his answer - I am sure he made a great minister. #found #eatatesales #religion #letters #ephemera #1832 #massachusetts #history #mail #urbanarcheology


Other people's mail... found in a box lit of papers an acceptance letter to be installed as the Minister of the first church of Lynn, Massachusetts. He spends 2-3 pages of supposing before giving his answer - I am sure he made a great minister. #eatatesales #religion #letters #ephemera #1832 #massachusetts #history #mail #urbanarcheology

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Nothing like a cure-all that begins by telling you what it is NOT! How could you go wrong ? Vinegar Bitters from an 1871 Hartford CT newspaper, "The Courier". #medicine #medical #cures #found #estatesales #quackery #ads #antique #newspaper #connecticut #hartford #urbanarcheology #vinegar


Nothing like a cure-all that begins by telling you what it is NOT! How could you go wrong ? Vinegar Bitters from an 1871 Hartford CT newspaper, "The Courier". #medicine #medical #cures #estatesales #quackery #ads #antique #newspaper #connecticut #hartford #urbanarcheology #vinegar

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Once upon a time Weed was a board game.... more history on this (and images) to come. #found #estatesales #nostalgia #weed #pot #marijuana #hightimes #games #boardgames #1970s #humor #comic #cartoon #burnout #urbanarcheology


Once upon a time Weed was a board game.... more history on this (and images) to come. #estatesales #nostalgia #weed #pot #marijuana #hightimes #games #boardgames #1970s #humor #comic #cartoon #burnout #urbanarcheology

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017