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Aliobaba

Port St Lucie, FL

I'm the one in the family that everyone says "she's gonna be just like Aunt Nellie" (the spinster who never threw away anything). That used to bother me, but now I I'm the one in the family that everyone says "she's gonna be just like Aunt Nellie" (the spinster who never threw away anything). That used to bother me, but now I embrace the part of me who is fascinated with antiques, ancestry, and just strange old stuff. Sometimes treasures are financial, but for me, they are more often historical. Give me an old dusty box, and I'll be entertained for the day (or sometimes, weekend). If you wanna bypass the site, my email is aliobaba@comcast.net. (Read more)

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FOMERZ ITALY-HANDTOOLED LEATHER BOX - Folk Artin Folk Art
Kinfolk - Photographsin Photographs
Had these since they were babies... - Baseballin Baseball
Aunt Nellie & her little "Sunny" (me) - 1965 - Photographsin Photographs
Pa Sharp's "Laptop" w/Eagle Pencil and R. Esterbrook nubs - Pensin Pens
More "Goldrush Baby" - Dollsin Dolls
A "Laura Ingalls" cutie - Dollsin Dolls
I swear this baby looks like my Nana - Dollsin Dolls
A cracked beauty from Marseilles - Dollsin Dolls
I'm thinking China Doll? - Dollsin Dolls

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  1. Sorry for the late reply...your comment went to my spam box. Your box is lovely as well. The one I've posted appears to be all leather...inside and out. What do you know about them?
  2. That is very cool, Scott..thanks! Now I've just gotta figure out who they are :)
  3. I feel like they are my little cardboard kids :)
  4. Thanks MiKKo...I never even thought to try that. The letters are all in English, but the penmanship is very flowery and often starting to fade. Im gonna look it up though and see if that can get me b...
  5. Hi Manikin...I took your suggestion and cleaned her face up a bit. Looks brighter, and I'll send you a pic. Been scouring the net armed with the info you shared. I found a picture of a doll by Grenie...
  6. Not sure how to directly send you the other photos of this dolly, so I'm going to set up another show and tell I guess. Still can't find any symbol, but it just could be me. I have some other cool st...
  7. Thanks again again Manikin. I think this lady's body is made of cloth..doesn't feel or look like leather. However, she does have sleeve and stocking-like covers on her arms and legs. The hair could ...
  8. Hi Manikin..thanks. I see no symbols, markings or letters of any kind on her head. I have not taken her clothing off to examine further cuz I'm afraid to ruin it, but if you think it would be ok, I'...
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