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Twin Peaks, California

Yes Twin Peaks is a real place. Not quite a city or town but a place with a post office and as Alpine was taken they came up with Twin Peaks. The odd thing being tYes Twin Peaks is a real place. Not quite a city or town but a place with a post office and as Alpine was taken they came up with Twin Peaks. The odd thing being that there is only one peak. Anyway my speciality is toys of the 1960s although I collect much more. I have a particular weakness for taxidermy which includes everything from insects to bear skin rugs although I don't have a bear skin rug yet. (Read more)

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  1. Thank you mikelv85 Nicefice racer4four Efesgirl brunswick gargoylecollector Caperkid
  2. Thank you very much Caperkid. They do film movies there.
  3. Thank you very much brunswick. I found about the place from a book my brother has.
  4. Thank you mikelv85 Nicefice iggy melaniej gargoylecollector Caperkid
  5. Thank you mikelv85 GeodeJem brunswick Caperkid Nicefice NevadaBlades gargoylecollector Windwalker PhilDMorris SEAN68 vetraio50 iggy
  6. Thank you vetraio50 Hoosiegirl98
  7. Looks like a Roman Gladius although probably not more than 100 years old. Probably a decorator piece/reproduction.
  8. Thank you very much Phil. The box shows a bit of age but I am not sure how much age.
  9. Thank you very much GeodeJem. I just happened to also pick up Spong grinder.
  10. Thank you mikelv85 Alan2310 nutsabotas6 brunswick Caperkid Nicefice NevadaBlades gargoylecollector Windwalker Sean68 aura MyFavoriteTreasures
  11. Thank you very much Thomas.
  12. Thank you SEAN68.
  13. Thank you SEAN68.
  14. Thank you SEAN68.
  15. Thank you SEAN68.
  16. Thank you gargoylecollector Windwalker SEAN68
  17. Great collection. Lots of Matchbox in there.
  18. Great piece. Have never seen one of those for sale before.
  19. Perhaps it is a Marx toy locomotive.
  20. The Rambler is unusual for a Tootsietoy. Usually they are just a body with wheels and no floor piece. The Lesney is a Matchbox 28-B Thames Compressor Truck made from 1959-1963. Definitely worth mor...
  21. Thank you very much Nicefice. It is the finest of stuffed chickens.
  22. Thank you Caperkid mikelv85 Efesgirl iggy melaniej NevadaBlades aura vetraio50 Nicefice
  23. Thank you very much Caperkid.
  24. Thank you Caperkid Tabascie NevadaBlades mikelv85 Gruff PhilDMorris brunswick catburglar Destiny.Jennifer.g. whyatt kyratango nutsabotas6 Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse vetraio50 Nicefice blu...
  25. Thank you very much kyratango. Sadly it appears there is no pattern on that side of the blade.
  26. Thank you very much catburglar. This isn't exactly a switchblade which is why it is legal here.
  27. Thank you very much NevadaBlades. Seems to be working fine as long as I keep my fingers out of the way.
  28. Thank you vetraio50 PhilDMorris blunderbuss2 kerry10456
  29. Thank you vetraio50 PhilDMorris
  30. Thank you kerry10456.
  31. Thanks again SpiritBear. Just picked up an 1893. Will post it eventually.
  32. Thank you mikelv85 Gruff iggy bobby725 racer4four NevadaBlades brunswick Caperkid Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse
  33. And thank you very much Thomas.
  34. Thank you very much iggy. It's the real thing.
  35. Thank you kyratango iggy NevadaBlades racer4four brunswick melaniej Caperkid glassiegirl Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse SpiritBear
  36. Thank you very much SpiritBear. The Hemingway has Hemingway embossed on it. The one on the right has a reversed 15 embossed on top. I should take a photo. The one to the left of the Hemingway has noth...
  37. Thank you very much NevadaBlades. Rocks are out and insulators are in.
  38. Thank you SEAN68 blunderbuss2 brunswick Efesgirl elanski gargoylecollector mikelv85 NevadaBlades Nicefice vetraio50 Roycroftbooksfromme1
  39. Thank you gargoylecollector Nicefice
  40. Thank you mikelv85.
  41. Thank you very much SpiritBear. I had a feeling you know. Rubber cement is now on my shopping list.
  42. Thank you very much Thomas. Plus you can get century old pieces for under $10.
  43. Thank you very much elanski.
  44. Thank you vetraio50 SEAN68 brunswick mikelv85 racer4four Gruff Caperkid AzTom blunderbuss2 NevadaBlades Windwalker nutsabotas6
  45. It is Hotei also known as the laughing Buddha of fat Buddha. Rub his belly three times a day for luck.
  46. Thank you vetraio50.
  47. Thank you SEAN68.
  48. Thank you Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse.
  49. Thank you antiquerose mikelv85 NevadaBlades Caperkid brunswick Gruff gargoylecollector Nicefice SEAN68 rcer4four
  50. Thank you very much Gruff. Will keep the door closed.
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