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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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Collectible Vintage Rolex Diving Watches On Display

Collectible Vintage Rolex Diving Watches On Display | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
When my parents were working on this latest estate sale, the found this miniature copper diver's helmet. Attached to it was a note stating it was from a Rolex watch store display. Ever curious, err...
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Mae Keane, The Last 'Radium Girl,' Dies At 107

Mae Keane, The Last 'Radium Girl,' Dies At 107 | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
In the 1920s, working-class women were hired to paint radium onto glowing watch dials — and told to sharpen the brush with their lips. Dozens died within a few years, but Keane quit, and survived.

Via Jukka Melaranta
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Antiques as Souvenirs

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Tourists have collected travel kitsch since the Crusaders plundered their way through the Holy Land.  Postcards, pennants, shot glasses, spoons, as well as,  a plethora of other items have topped the list of must haves from exotic and pastoral locales. These items are readily available at estate sales as they lose their meaning once their purchaser has passed. I have a different take on souvenir purchases; I try to find an antique or vintage piece that I can use and enjoy in my home decor.

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Watch The Objectification

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I’ve often viewed sexual objectification as a passive-aggressive thing. As in the human being objectified (most often a woman) is passive to the aggressive actions (usually from men). What clinches...
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1910-1911 15 jewel ELGIN pocket watch~contains gold! $$$$

1910-1911 15 jewel ELGIN pocket watch~contains gold! $$$$ | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Ok so Ive done a massive amount of research on this item.

It is a 1910-1911 15 Jewel ELGIN pocket watch. It is close to the size of a silver dollar maybe a tad bit smaller. I opened the back cover and the item looks flawless.
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Vintage Remco Dick Tracy Electronic Wrist by PittsburghClockshop

Vintage Remco Dick Tracy Electronic Wrist by PittsburghClockshop | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Radio bodies are in good shape. Not too much sign of use.

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The Grimm Realities Of Antique & Vintage Watches | Inherited Values

The Grimm Realities Of Antique & Vintage Watches | Inherited Values | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Silas Weir Mitchell as Monroe on Grimm --and actual news on collecting antique & vintage watches.

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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