packrat-place

Kerrville, Texas

My interests are many and varied. I have been an avid metal detectorist since the early 1970's, including being past president of a metal detecting club back in CMy interests are many and varied. I have been an avid metal detectorist since the early 1970's, including being past president of a metal detecting club back in Corpus Christi, Texas. I have been a bottle and old dump digger for 40 something years also. I have sold my bottle collection, due to downsizing. I have dug out many old dumps, outhouse pits and cisterns over the years. I have also been a record collector for 45 years, 78's & lp's. I specialized in 30's-40's Big Band, Swing, Blues, Rock-a-Billy, string bands, jug bands, Doo-Wop, acoustic slide guitar, Barrelhouse and 50's Rock. I have since sold my record collection also, due to downsizing, however, I converted all the best stuff to cd. I still hunt constantly for rare records. As you can see from some of my posts, photography is another of my hobbies. I like to photograph things like old, forgotten about, vintage vehicles, buildings, farm machinery, etc. I catalog them and save them to flash drives. Junk yards are some of my favorite places, I can spend hours in them. I love all things retro, especially the 1950's and 1960's look. Well, there you have it. Oh, Yes, I can sit at my computer for hours with my CW friends, while listening to Doo-Wop and 50's rock on Pandora Radio! my contact is cc8183@gmail.com (Read more)

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This Is An Example of Why I Am Careful - Photographsin Photographs
Garage Sale Find From This Morning. - Model Trainsin Model Trains
A Few More Of My "Barn Finds"  
Mechanics of Surgery by Charles Truax, 1899. - Booksin Books
Vintage Aircraft At The Pima Air & Space Museum - Advertisingin Advertising
Remember what I keep saying: "always look in the shed." 
A Few More Items From The 2013 Fredericksburg Antique Machinery Show. 
Some Of The Fun Stuff From Last Years Tractor and Engine Show. 
Another Find... - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Found This While Prowling Along the Guadalupe River Last Year. 

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  1. Thank you very much kerry10456, Uxbridgeite, pw-collector & Virginia.vintage.....
  2. Thank you very much collector4evr....
  3. Thank you very much MaRS & tom61375....
  4. Thank you very much MaRS & tom61375 ....
  5. Thank you very much Antiqage & honey....
  6. Thank you very much mrmajestic1, ho2cultcha, gargoylecollector, egreeley1976, mtg75, valentino97, TheSimpleBarn , chrissylovescats, fortapache, SEAN68 & kingshawn.....
  7. Thank you very much ttomtucker, AntigueToys , AzTom & kingshawn...
  8. Thank you very much gargoylecollector & ho2cultcha.....
  9. Thank you very much nutsabotas6 , Manikin & kyratango....
  10. Thank you very much fortapache, antiquerose , Trey & tom61375, Yea, it kinda gives me the creeps also. I have seen some big ones around here, but nothing like this before.
  11. Thank you very much officialfuel, geo26e & fortapache....
  12. Very nice find...
  13. FYI: The embossing on the front was done with a "slug plate."
  14. Thank you very much gargoylecollector & Trey...
  15. Thank you very much nutsabotas6...
  16. Thank you very much Manikin, bentonhavin, aghcollect , lisa & tom61375... Winter??? It is 80 today, and probably near 90 tomorrow.
  17. They are exactly that, old stock certificates. You bought stock in a company and were issued a certificate for the number of shares, this is how they raise capitol. It would be very easy to go on line...
  18. Thank you very much bratjdd, Vintagefran, sanhardin & Budek...
  19. Thank you very much Budek & Trey ...
  20. Thank you very much SEAN68 & Budek...
  21. Thank you very much budd0274 & upstatenycollector...
  22. Thank you very much nutsabotas6, pickrknows, EJW-54, racer4four, ttomtucker , Dan121156 , jjsr , upstatenycollector , officialfuel & tom61375......
  23. budd0274, Thank you very much, I would love to haul it out of there.
  24. Thank you very much mrmajestic1 , Budek & Manikin...
  25. Thank you much mrmajestic1 & Budek .....
  26. Thank you very much mrmajestic1...
  27. Thank you very much petey...
  28. Thank you very much aghcollect, Manikin, toolate2, pw-collector & geo26e....
  29. Thank you very much jjsr...
  30. Thank you very much spiritinthesky3 & jjsr ...
  31. Thank you very much Jono, pops52, jjsr & Vintagefran.,...
  32. Very nice collection...
  33. The Pepsi dates from 1948-57, and the 7-Up dated from 1953-68.
  34. I heard one of those one time, and that was it for the singing fish, it was all over.
  35. Looks way to unsanitary for any kind of food stuff, we'll give blunder the first cone, and make it a triple dip.....
  36. "BMC Office Furniture was founded by Mr. Russ Morgan in the mid 1940s as a Gestetner typewriter and furniture sales organization called Business Machines Company. Mr. Harry Morgan assumed ownership as...
  37. Thank you very much Designer....
  38. Thank you very much mtg75.......
  39. This is a modern reproduction of a poster. The Cavern Club has been reproducing these for years. I have seen the exact same information on a slightly different metal sign.
  40. Thank you very much petey....
  41. Thank you very much gargoylecollector & petey...
  42. Its hard to do without seeing the bottom myself. Is there a diamond shape?
  43. Thank you very much aghcollect....
  44. Nice bottles, I am a fan of ACL soda bottles. That style of Pepsi bottle was introduced in 1958. Check the bottom for various codes, there should be several, year, bottle manufacturer, where manufactu...
  45. Thank you very much DinoMan & musikchoo....
  46. Thank you very much toenail2...
  47. Thank you very much kingshawn & nutsabotas6
  48. Thank you very much antiquerose, tlmbaran & kingshawn...
  49. Thank you very much kingshawn....
  50. Very nice work.....
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