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How can someone write an entire article about Sears oldest store and not mention what year it opened? I had to look it up elsewhere. It's 1925...
Harrison Ford uses one of those glasses in Blade Runner, one with the blue rings.
From an estate sale this morning:
Gerstner dental case from the mid 1950s.
I intend to use it for fountain pens.
Love the concept. I hope you are keeping a close eye on matching the light source angle for the models and the added celestial objects.
I'm carrying a mid 1930s Conklin Nozak Word Gauge. Found it at an estate sale this morning (for $5). I cleaned it up and to my great delight the...
There is no reason a bundled modem system should prevent rotaries from calling out. That's what kind of system I have and it works fine....
Got my first boater, there is no liner so I don't know the brand. Not sure how old it is, just that its post 1934 based on the union label. Any...
Got my first Panama. It's from Panama Bob via eBay. I'm very happy with it, though I am planning a ribbon upgrade.
Got my candlestick hooked up to the subset and mounted to the wall.
This makes 8 rotary phones that are hooked up and working in my house. (I...
There's a bunch of working phonebooths (yes, booths) at Yellowstone national park. Both built in and freestanding outside. You can thank spotty...
We're in a 1922 Craftsman style double shotgun. It's been (mostly) converted into a single. We're about to start a round of renovations to...
$2 at an estate sale
1945 Nassau Green Parker 51. This is one of the scarce colors. Needs a new cap, but the pen itself, which is the rare...
These were a Craigslist find, matching dining room set, got the chairs too.
Took a picture of (almost) all my phones today for the first time. Payphone isn't pictured, and I have a thermoplastic 302 in the mail.
Not yet, but there's always a first time. I'd have see what you have.
I'm aware you are supposed to replace all the capacitors first, but my curiosity got the better of me. I'll be replacing them in due course....
picked this one up today. It was filthy. I gave it a once over when I got home then cautiously plugged it in. It actually works. Needs some...
In your parts bin. I had an extra chrome handset I used as a donor. I don't know of anyone who sells them.
Well I finally managed to get an AE34. here's what I looked like when I got it.
At some point in it's history, the dial was removed...
I found 3 of these at an estate sale.
What is it you ask? here's the box:
and here it is installed on my Yankee Screwdriver...