curiousnonsense

I was raised with an appreciation of old things, and spent many hours going to yard sales and auctions with my parents, digging through other peoples stuff. This cauI was raised with an appreciation of old things, and spent many hours going to yard sales and auctions with my parents, digging through other peoples stuff. This caused me to have a great interest not only in the item itself, but how people used it, and if it was just a throw away item, or was it special and loved by the owner. I now have a B.A. in Folklore and am working on a dream career in archives. I have a lot of collections, consider myself a proud packrat, and just generally love "old stuff." One of my favorite collections is orphan or found photographs, but I also collect clothes, electric fans, bowls, pulp fiction novels, gloves, and many odds and ends. (Read more)

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Frigidaire Measuring Glass - Advertisingin Advertising
Strange Delights by Loren Beauchamp  - Booksin Books
Handy Andy Tool Set! - Toysin Toys
Iridescent green vases  - Art Glassin Art Glass
"Grandma was a good old soul" - Photographsin Photographs
1932 Sketch Book  - Paperin Paper