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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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
Bubble glass - Glasswarein Glassware
Artistic Set In Rubber Type - Officein Office

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  1. Very Fancy, high end model. I found one similar dated to 1908-1914.
  2. It's a board thickness gauge.
  3. Thanks for the love Peasejean.
  4. Thanks for the love Michael & DrFluffy.
  5. Thanks for the love & the kind words Elisabethan.
  6. You'll have to get in touch with them, they may have more in their archives that aren't online yet. They will be impressed to see what you have.
  7. Have you looked through the Preston collection?
  8. Must be Miss Preston again!
  9. I see the railway carriage, is the boat store a boat storage or workshop?
  10. Mrs Preston is in the photos from Poole History album, that the above link is from. You can see her here; http://www.poolehistory.org.uk/taxonomy/term/52/all?keywords=Mr.Coney&recordType=photograp...
  11. You're welcome. No, but I did smoke Sweet Cap nearly forty years ago.
  12. "my little Musselwhite dinghy" http://www.poolehistory.org.uk/preview.php?i=sites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2Flibrary%2FNo.+8_10.preview.jpg http://www.poolehistory.org.uk/node/315031
  13. Photos Mr Coney, Poole. http://www.poolehistory.org.uk/taxonomy/term/52/all?keywords=Mr.Coney&recordType=photograph&keywords=Mr.Coney&recordType=photograph&nextLevel=all%20categories&x=33&y=12&record...
  14. The little guy's outfit looks like a navy uniform.
  15. He loved boats & photography, & had the money for both.
  16. "The total number of cards in these multiple series has yet to be determined. However, to date, the known number of card-image/card-number combinations is 134. There are two unnumbered Aircraft Markin...
  17. http://www.skytamer.com/C271A.html
  18. Scottish Grouse Foot Brooch http://blog.jewelsandfinery.co.uk/2011/05/scottish-vintage-jewellery-ptarmigan-or.html
  19. You're welcome!
  20. You're welcome! Also welcome to CW
  21. https://www.flickr.com/photos/alwyn_ladell/6188549512/in/photostream/
  22. I think that this is the construction of the entrance to the Bournemouth Pier. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bournemouth#mediaviewer/File:Entrance_to_the_pier,_Bournemouth,_England,_1890s.jpg
  23. Appears to be looking down the Guay from the previous image, you can see the tracks & mooring rings.
  24. Hamworthy Bridge (the Lifting Bridge), The Quay, Poole, Dorset Appears to be under construction. (Constructed in 1927) https://www.flickr.com/photos/alwyn_ladell/6762421463/in/set-72157626192655327/
  25. You're welcome Sis & yes I do have a real beauty right here at home! :-))
  26. VA VA VOOOM!!! The detail on this is amazing, love it!!
  27. Jacques, certainly knew how to think outside of the box. Excellent & informative post!
  28. You're welcome, glad to help. The OCR Text at the bottom is not easy to read, but by substituting a few letters here and there you can get most of the details from the article.
  29. Congratulations!!
  30. Carole Bess White wrote several books on Japanese Lusterware & is online at; http://iantiqueonline.ning.com/profile/CaroleWhite
  31. They will fire on every compression cycle if they are under full load. The governor regulates the firing.
  32. I love listening to these things run!
  33. Very nice! found this article from 1976; http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/1304466/
  34. I never wear these types of things either :)
  35. I love old maps & this is an excellent find! It seems to take in more than the current boundaries of the Township of Needham, but much has changed in Massachusetts since 1794. A plan of the Townsh...
  36. You're welcome, glad to help a fellow Canuck!
  37. Here is a link, scroll down to the Ontario section; http://militarybruce.com/canadian-army-training-centres-of-wwii/ I had two uncles that served in Europe during WWII, only one came home.
  38. Great picture by the way!
  39. I'm wondering why you use the term cadet. C I T C stands for Canadian Infantry Training Centre. On a side note, my son is on his way there today for two months of training at the 31 Canadian Forces ...
  40. You're lucky to own such an historically significant camera as this. Not exactly point & shoot, as you say tedious & complex. Wouldn't he be amazed to see people today walking around with cameras in...
  41. What a great family treasure, love it!
  42. Happy Australia Day!
  43. Very interesting & a great addition to your collection!
  44. Looks like a pilot, they sat on their chute.
  45. I've seen one of these before, but I can't remember what it is.
  46. Is it a G or a 6? Very unique!
  47. vintage cartridge operated dry chemical fire extinguisher
  48. You're welcome, scott.
  49. Look at the hinges & latch on this bible cabinet. http://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/carved_solid_oak_gothic_revival_bible_box_cabinet_/as546a003
  50. I agree, great photo!
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