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Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom

Older than I think I am.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Typewriter Rubber

Found in Victoria Mills Antique centre in Congleton.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Two Tap Measures

Both found at Verdin park boot sale for 50 pence each.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Address book and Whistle

Two objects bought from the same stall in Antrobus run by Bob who kindly saves me interesting objects. The two objects sit well together.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Wallpaper Trimmer

A great find on the auto jumble in Llandudno for £2. An adjustable Wallpaper Trimmer.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Two Padlocks

Two working padlocks with keys. The square one was made in Willenhall..SQUIRE.
Bought from Blakemere car boot sale.

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Plumb Bob and Line

Another boot sale find, something rather satisfying about an object whose only function is to hang straight...I might look out for more plumb bobs as the name is also very pleasing to say.


Saturday, April 09, 2016

Fly Swatter


Sunday, March 13, 2016

Device for injecting Insulin Circa 1964

Ready to fire

Russell's story

Amazing object sent to me by Russell Duffy..it came with the story of how he came by it.
"I was again in hospital, Rush Green, I think when the nurse handed me a syringe (me being diabetic).....the nurse told me to inject myself....passing me what looked like a mini crossbow .......
As it made me feel like Clint Eastwood or John Wayne I gave it a go..."

Luckily insulin pens have been invented...when you fire this is is quite fast and makes you jump..so I wouldn't like it firing a syringe into me....
Thank you Russell for the donation to the A1 Scrapmetal collection...although I think this needs to go in my redundant objects collection....