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Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Pot Menders

pot menders
Originally uploaded by a1scrapmetal.
British Made
I found these on Brick Lane market in London over 10 years ago.
They were made as a make do and mend during wartime.
Made of two layers of metal sandwiches a thin layer of cork.
for repairing leaks
To be fitted the same as on the card.


Blogger Roger Stevens said...

One of my favourite books is The Pan Galactic Pot Healer.
Two points if you can find out who wrote it.
I wonder if he got his inspiration from these clever artefacts.

09 February, 2005  
Blogger swapatorium said...

I've never seen anything like those! Quite a find. I wonder if they worked well? Have you tried one?

10 February, 2005  
Blogger Wastedpapiers said...

HAZEL said......
Blimey you are quick..the spud guns are new on and a comment almost straight way!
No I have never tried the pot menders...I should imagine they would work to a pots have never got that bad though.

10 February, 2005  
Blogger Wastedpapiers said...

No Pans involved in the pot healing Roger. It was the same chap who wrote "Do Andrews Grin Like Electric Ships".
The Glimmung are a race of beings who are a cross between a bicycle and a whirlpool bath. They eat the flippers of bagatelle games and live happily under the memory nodules of Venusian staplers.

14 February, 2005  

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