Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday Finds

vintage finds, vintage typewriters, estate sale, vintage books, ironstone platters
This week finds me with fond memories of a recent estate sale.

I was busy practicing my new oath of restraint.

 
I shoulda, coulda bought a whole truckload and now regret I did not.

I am trying to get the hang of this restraint thing.




A metal typing table needing a few screws.

It had a few loose ones.

An old Remington typewriter.







The tag is a key chain from the lady's business.

She was well-known around here in real estate circles.





Both typewriters were in great shape - just needed cleaning.


The older Underwood.
















When I was in the sixth grade I fell in love with the Jalna series.

Because there were horses involved.




This is a partial set of the books.




Four of the series  Tales of a Grandfather by Sir Walter Scott.

Each book is a collection of tales from different countries.






A series of books and stories by Bret Harte.











Two Christmas books by Charles Dickens.











A couple of bank bags.

I have since decided to sell off my collection of bank bags.

They can be found in Booth W-10 Riverfront Antique Mall.





Small leather souvenir photo album.

From Mt. Washington, NH.









Old atlases!

Chucks and I both love old atlases!










One large ironstone platter.
















Plus a smaller one!

Hope I am not boring you with all these finds posts.

Because we have a ton more to go.


 
See y'all!








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10 comments:

  1. Never board when you share you fabulous finds. Love the typewriters and you always find the most fascinating books!

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  2. One can never have too many typewriters. Ask my husband. He rolls his eyes every time I buy one!

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  3. You always find the best stuff Donna. The books look in great shape too. Have a great Friday and wonderful weekend.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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  4. Great finds Donna. I have always wanted one of the small typewriters ... they actually look like toys. Keep up the good work.
    Hugs,
    Audrey Z.

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  5. Not boring me! I love your finds posts! I understand the "restraint" thing. I'm not very good at it either. The only way I can handle it is to declare to myself..."I'm not going out this weekend."

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  6. Well, for practicing restraint I would say you did really well! You found a lot of great things! I can't imagine what you would have come home with had you not been 'restrained'. lol I learned to type on an old Underwood like that one...yep...I am THAT old! I was the fastest typist in my class. xo Diana

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  7. I hope it all sells fast! Some items sure brought back memories.

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  8. Great stuff! Love the typewriter on the typing table and of course, the wonderful books!

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  9. I am wondering if bank bags would make a great tote or purse. If you have some left, could you bring a few on our outing later this month? I like to make purses, and Katie could always use ***another*** tote, even though I beg to differ!!! I think I could really make something cool out of some of these. Love the typewriters and the typing table. And, of course, the books.

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  10. Not bored here! You find the most interesting stuff.

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