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Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
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Hitler Pin Cushions

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“ JEFF DECKERヒトラー置物ピンクッション2 - ヤフオク!
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"Not endorsed by Hitler!" lol


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This Is The Earliest Born Person Ever Photographed

This Is The Earliest Born Person Ever Photographed | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Feast your eyes on Conrad Hayer, a New England-dwelling vet of the American Revolution who, at 103 years old, decided to take advantage of a good old fashioned photo op.

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The Forever Circus: Vintage Circus Posters on 2014 U.S. Postage Forever Stamps

The Forever Circus: Vintage Circus Posters on 2014 U.S. Postage Forever Stamps | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
New 2014 Forever stamps picture gorgeous vintage circus posters. Clowns and tigers and elephants, oh my!
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What's OLD is NEW - YouTube

History Center President and CEO Andy Masich recently met with a group of precocious kindergartners to talk history. Their responses will surprise and entert...
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271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
In 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two,

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Portraits By The Pound

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In this week's Dakota Death Trip update, I posted a photo of a girl who looks much too sad to be wearing satin.   When I flipped the photo over, the back has a big rubber stamp mark from the photo ...
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Collecting vintage photographs of children!


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This article has fabulous info on the female photographers which took these children's portraits!

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Michael Todd Transistor Radios

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In 1954 Texas Instruments and Regency radio came together to create the first transistor radio to hit to market, The Regency TR-1. The TR-1 was not only popular for being the first widely sold transitorized radio, but the TR-1 was also connected to the Hollywood scene. Michael Todd, best known as Elizabeth Taylor’s former husband and for his production of Around the World in 80 Days, linked his name to this radio when he gave out the radio as gifts, which were housed in book-like cases, to commemorate his movie. These Michael Todd models are very rare and...


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Newcomb Pottery: Exhibition highlights role of women

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“Women, Art, & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise” presents the largest comprehensive exhibition of arts and crafts from the famous New Orleans college workshop to tour the country in thirty years. The highly sought-after art pottery is placed in the context of other crafts practiced at Newcomb – textiles, metalwork, jewelry, bookbinding and works on paper. At the same time, the traveling exhibition focuses on the transformative role art education played in the lives of Southern women.

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Dakota Death Trip History Blog

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Derek Dahlsad, the hubby half of Fair Oaks Antiques / We Have Your Collectibles, was just featured in today's Fargo Forum -- on the front page, no less! The article features Derek's Dakota Death Tr...
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My husband & his history website make the Fargo newspaper!

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My husband & his history website make the Fargo newspaper!

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How the Robin Rogers School Became Marimor School ~ Vintage Lima Ohio Postcard

How the Robin Rogers School Became Marimor School ~ Vintage Lima Ohio Postcard | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
About the Robin Rogers School, Lima, Ohio, named after Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Rogers daughter who had Down Syndrome. Vintage photos.
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Antique Logging Stamp Hammer

Antique Logging Stamp Hammer | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
This is an antique stamp hammer, and part of lumber history. A stamp hammer was used to make "end marks" on lumber and logs. These end marks are much like bands in that they are used to identify ca...
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A Pair of Vintage Milwaukee Wisconsin Sport Travel & Boat Show Poster Printing Plates TWO COLOR Large Print Blocks Industrial

A Pair of Vintage Milwaukee Wisconsin Sport Travel & Boat Show Poster Printing Plates TWO COLOR Large Print Blocks Industrial | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
In this pair of large print blocks, industrial meets sports! Fantastic items for your man-cave! Since 1941, the “Granddaddy of Midwestern
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Ten Reels Of Explosives

Ten Reels Of Explosives | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
My research regarding this photo probably got me put on a half dozen watch lists, thanks to early film technology.  Here's Kay Johnson to explain, from the September 1930 issue of Screen Romances: ...
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SOC 2014 - The Motion Picture Camera: Past, Present and Future

For the Society of Camera Operators 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Edited by Bob Joyce Music: "Sunshine (Adagio in D Minor)" by John Murphy soc.org

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Portolan Charts 'Too Accurate' to be Medieval

Portolan Charts 'Too Accurate' to be Medieval | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
Portolan charts, it was always assumed, were compiled by medieval European mapmakers from contemporary sources. A Dutch doctoral dissertation now disproves this: these nautical charts are impossibly accurate, not just for medieval Europe, also for other likely sources, the Byzantines and the Arabs ...

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On This Day in Typewriter History: Qu'elle est Mignonne!

On This Day in Typewriter History: Qu'elle est Mignonne! | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

On this day in 1909, Friedrich Heinrich Philipp Franz von Hefner-Alteneck (1845-1904) was posthumously granted a US patent for what we know as the Mignon index typewriter.

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The archaeology of a dress

The archaeology of a dress | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A stage costume worn by Ellen Terry, one of the most celebrated and glamorous actresses of the Victorian age, has undergone remarkable conservation

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10 Most Iconic Items from U.S. Presidents (iconic items, presidents, presidential, hobby)

10 Most Iconic Items from U.S. Presidents (iconic items, presidents, presidential, hobby) | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
From Abe Lincoln's stovepipe hat to Bill Clinton's crossword puzzles, these 10 items are representative of either hobby or practicality and give personal insight into the Presidents who once owned them.
(iconic items, presidents, presidential, hobby)

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Ask an Archaeologist: Semitic Museum at Harvard with Joe Greene

Ask an Archaeologist: Semitic Museum at Harvard with Joe Greene | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
For this episode, Ask An Archaeologist journeyed across the Charles River to the Semitic Museum at Harvard to speak to the Deputy Director and Curator, Dr. Joseph Greene. We asked Dr. Greene two viewer submitted questions. How do objects end up in museums? What do you do with artifacts when they’re not on display? Check […]

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155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the Phenakistoscope, a device that is largely considered to be the first mechanism for true animation. The simple gadget relied on the persistence of vision principle to display the illusion of images in motion.

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Poor Vintage Suffragette Valentine

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Was the suffrage movement the start of "Galentine's Day"? I can't imagine this valentine was sent by anything other than a woman to another woman. Antique valentine via.
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50 Years In Italy: Stolen Treasures Return to Italy

50 Years In Italy: Stolen Treasures Return to Italy | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it

Ever since the 1770s when William Hamilton collected and exported Greek vases found in the excavations of Pompeii , ancient artifacts and tomb robbers ( tombaroli ) have been part of the Italian scene.
According to the Carabinieri, the theft of Italy’s art and archeological patrimony is fourth on the list of crime in Italy, after arms, drugs and financial crime.
Many of these objects have been looted from tombs and necropoli in Etruria, in central Italy or from the Puglia region.
On show until mid-March I Tesori : La Memoria Ritrovata at Palazzo Qurinale in Rome, an exhibit of over 100 objects found and returned to Italy by the Carabinieri. [...]

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From Walkman to iPod: portable music in pictures

From Walkman to iPod: portable music in pictures | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
A look at the history of portable music, from the first portable transistor radio in 1954 through to the iPod Touch
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Of course there were portable phonographs; but the transistor really started portable, personal, music.

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UHF Radio

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“ Soon after the introduction of television broadcasting, the demand for additional stations in urban areas motivated the allocation of ultra high frequencies (UHF) to provide...
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Positive Things You May Have Missed At EBay

Positive Things You May Have Missed At EBay | Antiques & Vintage Collectibles | Scoop.it
I know that many of us who regularly hunt for collectibles at eBay are likely to start with our "My EBay Page" or a bookmarked link to one of our favorite category pages, and as a result we often n...
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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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