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  1. V.C. Brunswick

    Chores That You Really Hate(d)

    Whether it was from our childhood or present day "Honey Do's" we all have or have had that one chore that we really hated. The one from my childhood was vacuuming, especially when you had to lug that heavy vacuum cleaner all over the house. There was also its cord that was almost stationary --...
  2. V.C. Brunswick

    Show us Your Vintage Police Gear

    There's already a militaria thread so I thought it would be neat to start a police gear thread to show off your vintage police uniforms, headgear, weapons, badges or vehicles. Russian Police Badge (circa 1990s-2012) This example was worn by the GAI (Gosudarstvennaya Avtomobil'naya Inspektsiya)...
  3. V.C. Brunswick

    Can't Log In to FL

    For some odd reason I got logged out of FL on my computer and it's simply not recognizing my password when I try to log in. The only reason that I'm still able to post this is because I'm still logged in on my phone. Anyone else having this same problem?
  4. V.C. Brunswick

    What is your favorite military vehicle of all time?

    As we have the long-running favorite aircraft thread I thought I'd start one in a similar vein on favorite military vehicles. Some of my favorites: T-35 Heavy Tank, aka the "Land Battleship". M4A3E8 Sherman Variant M26 "Dragon Wagon" 40-ton Tank Transporter
  5. V.C. Brunswick

    Army may bring back "Pinks and Greens"

    The Army recently unveiled prototypes for a possible new service uniform modeled after the WWII "pinks and greens." https://www.defensenews.com/news/your-army/2017/10/10/youre-not-seeing-things-soldiers-at-ausa-are-wearing-prototype-pinks-and-greens/
  6. V.C. Brunswick

    What Happened to the Vintage Family Photo Thread?

    I can't seem to find it anymore. I found a link to it on an older post but got an error message that says that it can't be found.
  7. V.C. Brunswick

    Ringling Brothers Circus is Closing.

    The Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus, probably the oldest and most famous circus in the United States will be closing after 146 years. This iconic piece of Americana will be striking their tent for the last time, at least figuratively speaking, when they give their final performance on...
  8. V.C. Brunswick

    It will always be May 1936...

    Is there a specific year in the Golden Era that you have chosen to be your year? Perhaps it's because of a particular historic event or maybe you completely live the vintage lifestyle and that is the year you've chosen to "live in." For me 1936 simply arrived through a number of...
  9. V.C. Brunswick

    World War I-Themed Christmas Advert

    The British supermarket chain Sainsbury's produced this touching Christmas advert for 2014 based on the 1914 Christmas Truce. I thought about posting it in the "Favorite Commercials" thread but felt that it deserved its own thread.
  10. V.C. Brunswick

    Is Media Mail Taking Longer Than it Used To?

    Sorry, I got to vent but this is bugging the hell out of me. While I realize that Media Mail takes a little longer, between 5-10 days, in the past most things that I've either shipped or received through Media Mail was delivered well within the 5 day window. I've noticed recently that it seems...
  11. V.C. Brunswick

    1930s Berlin

    Some lovely footage of a Berlin that is no more.
  12. V.C. Brunswick

    What Your State Would Look Like Made of Legos

    http://www.ijreview.com/2014/07/155604-state-look-like-made-legos-50-clever-scenes-give-us-picture/ California Iowa New Mexico Tennessee Wisconsin
  13. V.C. Brunswick

    Special Bulletin... 11-22-63

    On this day fifty years ago millions were glued to their TVs and radios as the horrific news reached the entire world that President John F. Kennedy was felled by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas. The following are some of the actual news broadcasts. NBC (Part 1)...
  14. V.C. Brunswick

    A Blank Canvas

    I'm in the process of fixing up my house. It's an ugly suburban cookie cutter built in 1971 but I would like to give it a nice vintage/Golden Era flavor if it all possible. Though it isn't 100% yet, here's the living room of which I've had some work done. Any suggestions?
  15. V.C. Brunswick

    Mystery NBC Song

    I came upon this rather interesting recording. I have no idea about its origin or who it's by even though it sounds a bit like Richard Himber and his Orchestra. On the NBC each night You'll hear three tones ring out They have a special meaning So here's what it's all about I love you Three...
  16. V.C. Brunswick

    Classic Lamborghini Gets CarBQ'd in London

    Location: Wales Farm Road and Jenner Avenue, North Acton, London http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fqpa1HB-wOc
  17. V.C. Brunswick

    The American Military Museum, South El Monte, CA

    An open-air museum in South El Monte, CA with a huge collection of military vehicles. I was there today and took these pics. M-901 "Hammerhead" ITV (Improved TOW Anti-Tank Vehicle) M7 "Priest" Howitzer Motor Carriage (105mm howitzer) M42 "Duster" 40mm Anti Aircraft Vehicle...
  18. V.C. Brunswick

    Hollywood Rhythm (1934)

    A 1934 short featuring the songwriting team of Mack Gordon and Harry Revel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DQf6mCWw0U
  19. V.C. Brunswick

    FS: 1950s Vintage Schwinn Tandem Bike

    Local Pickup Only http://www.ebay.com/itm/200880041245?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649