My most recent acquisition from a local auction is this photo album. U.S. Army Clarence A. McMullen’s trip around the world on U.S. Army Transport Heffron in 1920. And various others. Many USS and USAT ship photos. My favorite part is all the photographs have brief description, locations and dated backs. Old photographs are truly something special.
Been neglecting my blog but I will be updating more often now.
For this week we have a theme.. PHOTOGRAPHS! I love old photographs, I’ve always collected them over the years and tend to keep most. I feel a connection with them, especially the black and white ones.
Look at that proud kitty!
1960’s Parachuting Batman and Robin, so cool!
Love ship photos, wish I knew which ship this was.
This is a creepy desolate large photo of a needle factory. I liked the eerie look of this one.
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Thank you for checking in with my blog to see what awesome things I have discovered this week from estate and yard sales!
For this week I purchased a whole bin full of ninja turtles and a few other random actions figures from an estate sale. I’ve done well with vintage ninja turtles before so I knew if they weren’t too expensive, I should grab them. They are in good shape too, weren’t dirty at all, which is rare for 20 year old action figures. These are destined for ebay unless someone contacts me prior to make a deal. I am willing to negotiate on price because I am short on time.
I found these 12 press photographs at an antique store. All airplanes, some really cool images. I love black and white photos. I have also had press photos before and did extremely well with them. And by extremely well, I mean, I purchased an whole box at a regular old yard sale for $20 and ended up making $1000 or so. But I had some real gems in there.. Kennedy, Woodstock, Nazis, St Valentines Day Massacre, Prohibition, just to name a few. I kind of wish I had held on to a few of them, they would have only gained value. But alas, on to the next deal. . .
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