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Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom

Older than I think I am.

Sunday, July 29, 2018


Birthday present from Archie...he knows me well.

Three Objects from France (with details)

Monday, July 16, 2018

Elastoplast tin with contents,

Boot sale find...20 pence for a tin with contents...what does it mean?

Acme Whistle

This whistle also belonged to the same man....his coaching whistle...

Army Can Opener

The wife of the man who sold me this said this was his and he was a boy soldier 55 years ago.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

3 variations of embroidery devices.

It is always nice to find 3 versions of the same tool in one place...from Moss Farm Boot sale.

Kay's Embroiderer

rom A Boot sale at Moss Farm..it would be a good template, but it suggests you sew over the top of it and then cut it out.

Monday, May 28, 2018

5 objects for a £1

An interesting selection of stuff on a stall by a detectorist, 4 of these seems to be made of lead.
One is a musket ball...the other 3 seem to be weights... and the large one a thing to drew on something. I just liked the idea of 5 round things from the same collection.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

3x objects bought on the same stall

Three objects bought from Moss Farm Boot sale, from the same stall..

Skirt Lifter

I have been looking for one of these for years....it was to lift your long dress or skirt up out of the mud.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Tuning Fork.


Tallies and Tokens

           National Coal Board Tallies and transport Tokens found in various places in Llandudno.

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Banjo Tuner

                                          From Llandudno Antique Fair.

For sizing of metal circles..

                                        From the Auto jumble in Llandudno.

Mending kit..souvenir of Blackpool

Neat Mending Kit set found in antiques fair in Llandudno.


Sunday, April 15, 2018

more interesting haberdashery.

A bag of mixed sewing ad knitting tools for £1 from Weston Boot sale near Crewe.