walksoftly

Crandall, Manitoba, Canada

Love old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & troublLove old photo's, shiny thing, rusty things, vintage advertising & unsolved mysteries. 35 years experience as a welder, machinist, designer, manufacturer & trouble shooter, in agriculture & construction repair & maintenance. (Read more)

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Happy St. Patrick's Day - Postcardsin Postcards
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY - Postcardsin Postcards
Brass etched ewer 
Merry Christmas from up North - Postcardsin Postcards
Lifeboat article local invention - Paperin Paper
Belfor crystal bud vase - Glasswarein Glassware
Austrian necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Diner photo - Photographsin Photographs
Royal Visit 1939, Brandon, MB - Photographsin Photographs
Maternal Grandparents - Photographsin Photographs

Comments

  1. A very poignant story, thanks for sharing.
  2. I have trouble coping sometimes as well!!
  3. A coping saw.
  4. What a great image, love it!
  5. I've seen this image many times, often in the form of a mask, but didn't know the story behind it.
  6. Thanks for the love bratjdd
  7. Thanks for the love Rose kyratango & freiheit
  8. Thanks for the love pickrknows Lee Sean NicoleJerelen & tom61375
  9. Thanks for the love & comment FanciGirl.
  10. Thanks for the love & kind words FanciGirl.
  11. I wonder if it's brass or copper. Are there any greennish coloured oxides on the inside?
  12. 'campaign bottle' ??
  13. Hi Fran Thanks, as for age I'm not sure. Very interesting item though!
  14. Cool....
  15. Possibly part of a Doctors travel apothecary set. https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/201233742/antique-travel-doctors-chemist?ref=market
  16. Howdy, partner!
  17. Great post adding the photo & telling the story of the Radium Girls.
  18. Very impressive Fran, well done!
  19. Yes it was informative and did put a smile in my heart.
  20. A good read but the plot was so transparent!
  21. Do an image search for cast iron pen holder and inkwell stand.
  22. Uranium Glass Yay
  23. Uranium Glass Yay
  24. Uranium Glass Yay
  25. How tall is that thing?
  26. You're very welcome Sean, it's not often that I get a chance to help you with a mystery.
  27. Design patent image https://www.google.ca/patents/USD78315?dq=h+t+schiff+d78315&hl=en&sa=X&ei=SDQoVe_xOIioyASW_IGIDA&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAA
  28. Possibly a (Fay) Elgin Lift Arm Table Lighter. http://www.toledo-bend.com/VCL/lighters/index.asp?request=lighters060
  29. Thanks for the love CindB. They where on their way to the barn for the afternoon milking, my Mom remembers taking the photo.
  30. Thank you so much for the love & such a nice comment nuts, I really appreciate it!
  31. Thanks for stopping by & giving these photos some love CindB.
  32. Thanks for the love shareurpassion kivatinitz & Sis
  33. Thanks for the love & kind words Sean.
  34. Thanks for giving these photos some love Sis battlegear vintagelamp & kivatinitz
  35. That's what I love about them as well thatsoretro23.
  36. Hi kyratango Thanks for the link, looks identical. I think that I can mark this one solved.
  37. Thanks for the love Petey & Kevin
  38. Thanks for the love & kind words kivatinitz.
  39. Thanks for the love Kivatinitz.
  40. Thanks for the love Tony.
  41. Thanks for the love & the kind words kivatinitz.
  42. Uranium glass yay
  43. Uranium glass yay
  44. Uranium glass yay
  45. Uranium glass nay
  46. Uranium Glass Yay
  47. Uranium Glass Yay
  48. Yes, I keep them tied up in the basement.
  49. Again, very interesting post, thanks for sharing it with us!
  50. That is a lot of watches to make per day!
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