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57 year old timer who likes to collect different things. I like watches, pens and knives, and anything else unusual that catches my eye ! I just really like old stuf57 year old timer who likes to collect different things. I like watches, pens and knives, and anything else unusual that catches my eye ! I just really like old stuff. I go to a lot of flea markets with my wife, and that is usually where I find alot of my items. (Read more)


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Happy New Year To All My Fellow Collectors! - Paperin Paper


  1. Hey Manikin, I'm really glad to see you stop by! I was hoping to hear from you! I hope that everything has been going well for you. I am looking forward to being back in the "collecting community" Ta...
  2. Thanks for the love Mystaplers and Blunderbuss2!
  3. Ft. Jefferson is about 70 miles west from Key West in the Dry Tortugas National park. It has a moat around it so this probably isn't it. I have been there a few times and I also do not remember the to...
  4. Blunderbuss2, you are absolutely right about the river! It was the Chattooga river, the "crown jewel of the south". I'm not sure about the people that live on it, I just know that some people probably...
  5. Thanks for the love Daddy_Nobucks, and Vetraio50, much appreciated, Thrifty
  6. Thanks for the love PoliticalPinback, roddyq, fortapache!
  7. Hey PoliticalPinbacks, I was hoping you would stop by and check out my post. I knew that you would appreciate it! You have some great posts of your own! You are right about pricing, it really doesn'...
  8. Hey blunderbuss2, This is an awesome banjo... you are a man of many skills!!! Everytime I see a bango, I think of the movie "Deliverance" haha. Have you ever seen it? It stars Burt Reynolds and a cou...
  9. Actually, this isnt a wheat penny. Wheat pennies were minted from 1909 to 1958. They changed over to the memorial after that. It also looks like someone may have been doing some drilling on this one. ...
  10. Hey nutsabotas6, Sorry it took me so long to get back on here, I was off the grid for a while due to work! I am glad to see that you are still posting. I am looking forward to reconnecting with ever...
  11. Hey bobby725, This is a really cool item. I happen to have an old " Cashmere Bouquet Talcum Powder" container that is made from cardboard and is shaped like your cider container but smaller. It was m...
  12. Thanks for the love roddyq, officialfuel, ho2cultcha, surfdub66, vetraio50! I'm really glad to see others on here that have an appreciation for things that go "boom". Thrifty
  13. Thanks for all of the loves artfoot, PoliticalPinbacks, freon, fortapache, Daddy_Nobucks, iggy, and Irishcollector! I also just wanted to say that the "y" chromosome definitely likes "loud" noises. Th...
  14. Hey PoliticalPinbacks, It is amazing what we did as kids in the 60's and 70's. I remember almost putting an eye out, fractured bones, skins and bruises, etc., and never once blaming anyone or anythi...
  15. Hey blunderbuss2, I wasn't trying to give you a premature send off, but I do think this is an appropiate "blunderbuss2 item!" I hope you will be around for a long, long time because it would not be t...
  16. Thanks for the love brunswick and bobby725!
  17. Thank you for the love bijoucaillouvintage!
  18. Thanks much for the love Daddy_Nobucks and officialfuel!
  19. Thanks for the love! roddyq, brunswick, vetraio50, fortapache. SpiritBear, swampdogg,
  20. Thank you SpiritBear for the love and the warm greeting! I am looking forward to hanging out and shooting the breeze! I have read most of your postings and find them to be very, very good! Looking for...
  21. Hey blunderbuss2, really good to be talking to you again! You really know how to set the bar high when it comes to comparisons! I definitely plan on hanging around and reconnecting with everyone again...
  22. Hi kamikaze, The "bird" design on your service pin is actually the emblem of the U.S. Army. This looks like a pin that would be awarded for "10" years of service in the army. I have seen similiar pin...
  23. Hey Tom61375, This is a cool posting for me considering that I found a black Stardust casino ashtray Saturday at the thrift store for .50cent. They had a 50% sale going on so my total cost was .25. N...
  24. You are very welcome tom61375! Hope you have a good night. Thrifty
  25. As you would say tom61375, "I dig it!"lol. Thrifty
  26. Thank you valentino97 for the love! Thrifty
  27. Thank you geo26e for the love! Thrifty
  28. Thank you antiquerose for the love and for stopping by! Thrifty
  29. Thank you Manikin so much for the love and comments! Glad to be posting again, and I hope to post some that are worth looking at! It is always good to hear from you friend, and I look forward to your ...
  30. Thanks nutsabotas6 for the love and nice comment. It's good hearing from you, looking forward to getting back and checking out everyone's post's. I need to check out some of your latest finds to! Talk...
  31. Thanks Virginia.vintage for the love and nice comments. I have also always enjoyed Japanese items, and the work that they put into them. Talk to you later, Thrifty.
  32. Thanks surfdub66 for the love and for stopping by. Talk to you later,Thrifty
  33. Thanks SEAN68 for the love and for stopping by. Hope you are doing well, talk to you later, Thrifty
  34. Thanks antiquerose for the love and for stopping by! Glad you enjoyed it. Talk to you later, Thrifty.
  35. Thanks moonstonelover21 for the love and for stopping by! Good hearing from you again. Talk to you later, Thrifty
  36. Thanks gargoylecollector for the love, glad you enjoyed it! Good hearing from you again. Talk to you later, Thrifty
  37. Thanks racer4four for the love and comments. After trying to look mine up, I found several different styles on a certain sales site. None of them were a perfect match although the size and style looke...
  38. Thanks PhilDavidAlexanderMorris for the love and comments! It does make a loud "whistle", but I wish it sounded more like a bird!lol. It is definitely loud, and would get someones attention real quick...
  39. Thanks AmberRose so much for the love and comments! I always enjoy your "finds" and collections! I definitely could not pass it by, even though it isnt something I usually look for. I think I am one o...
  40. Thanks maryh1956 for the love and the comments! I think I probably would have enjoyed the beer whistler glass better!!! I probabbly would have broken it somewhere along the way!,lol. Thanks for stoppi...
  41. Thanks kerry10456 and aghcollect for the loves! Thanks for stopping by!Thrifty
  42. Thank you toolate2 for the love! Thanks for stopping by. Thrifty
  43. Thank you kerry10456 for the love and nice comments. Happy Easter to you and yours is really good hearing from you! Thrifty
  44. That my friend, is one h#@? of a GREAT story! You should probably write a book...I would definitely buy a copy. I bet those were 6 wild months. I bet you have many stories from then. Thank you for sha...
  45. Thanks Roycroftbooksfromme1 for the love! Glad you stopped by, talk to you later, Thrifty
  46. Thanks SEAN68 for the love! I knew you would spot it sonner or later. Iappreciate you stopping by and checking it out. Hope you are doing well. I am looking forwward to getting back in the game,lol. T...
  47. Thanks tom61375 and vetraio50 for the love, and for stopping by! I am looking forward to getting back in the game, lol! Talk to you later, thrifty
  48. fhrj2, You are absolutely right. There are alot of items that I had when I was younger that I either didn't take care of or got rid of that I wish I still had. Iguess hindsight really is 20/20. Ithink...
  49. Thanks fhrj2 for the love and for stopping by. Glad you enjoyed my post. The only time I ever saw a set like this, I was in the USMC. I always have loved knives for as long as I can remember! I actual...
  50. Hey nutsabotas6! I am glad to be back! Thank you for your warm welcome!!!! Thrifty
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