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

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

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

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

  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."

  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

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

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

  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.

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


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