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Older than I think I am.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Grafton Tool

I bought this from a lovely man at Whitegate Boot sale who looks out for things for me now...he very kindly doesn't charge me much for these treasures either. This still has its box and instructions..
The address of the firm is
1 Highview Avenue North
Brighton 6

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Twinplex Razor Sharpener

Found on the bootsale at Whitegate. After a little research on the internet, it seems to be a device widely used in America during the depression for prolonging the life of razor blades. it strops them on both sides, as the mechanism spins the blade over each rotation...wonder how it mades its way here?

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Monday, August 03, 2015

Travel Coat Hanger

Boot sale find from the Marina in Brighton last Sunday.


Monday, July 13, 2015

Folding Collar Stud

My favourite thing out of a tin full of buttons found on the boot sale in Weaverham.


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Cotter Pins

Bought off a regular boot sale seller, who knows what I am looking for now....he was at the Verdin Park Boot Sale last Sunday... he asked Michael if I was French .... ?

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Mending Threads

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Two Handmade Keys

Found for £1 each at Kelsall Steam Rally on Saturday.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Vestas in a tin

Found on a boot sale in Weaverham last weekend. unusual to have any matches..
Lovely striking pad on the base.

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A Lighter from Texas

A wonderful present from our lovely friend Angelica in Texas.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Wireless Savings Banks

Wireless Licence Savings Banks
Some information about these banks on the website above ..between 1946 up until 1968 these were used to save your six pence pieces to pay for your radio licence.



Found in the antique fair in Llandudno at the weekend.