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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

I think I'll just have the salad, thanks. From a 1932 Knox gelatin recipe suggestion book. #food #foodie #aquiredtaste #nope #found #estatesale #knox #booklets #recipe


I think I'll just have the salad, thanks. From a 1932 Knox gelatin recipe suggestion book. #food #foodie #aquiredtaste #nope #estatesale #knox #booklets #recipe

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Monday, February 27, 2017

This is the kind of World Series rain check anyone would be happy to get...except in 1932. #nostalgia #found #sportsmemorabilia #justinantiques #yankees #baseball #worldseries #tickets #urbanarcheology #cool


This is the kind of World Series rain check anyone would be happy to get...except in 1932. #nostalgia #sportsmemorabilia #justinantiques #yankees #baseball #worldseries #tickets #urbanarcheology #cool

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Another well cared for scrap book gem.


Another well cared for scrap book gem. This is so rare - usually I am googling "ancient glue removal tips" but this one was preserved with photo corners which allow the removal of items for inspection and retain the value. Thank you thoughtful person from the past!
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Saturday, February 25, 2017

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