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. Cool... never seen a calendar with a transparent overlay!
  2. Great save!! Gil Elvgren did some of the best illustration in my opinion, thanks for sharing Charmaine with us.
  3. Looks like it's off to a good start!
  4. Very unique!
  5. Very nice restoration, well done!
  6. No problem, it took me a while to find geo's so I thought that a link would make it easier for others to find it.
  7. I concur.
  8. deedeewa link; http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/160403-ally-sloper?in=611 geo26e link; http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/105876-brass-token-fob--slopers-club-membe
  9. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/160986-alley-sloper-f-o-m-pocket-watch-and-tok?in=all
  10. To me it looks like the copper finish has come off of the one stem showing the yellow brass base metal.
  11. I wonder if the whole piece is brass with a copper finish?
  12. Love the design of this one!
  13. Here is a link to the patent image https://www.google.ca/patents/US314723?dq=e+rogers&hl=en&sa=X&ei=cp6BVbroLraIsQSW-6-ABw&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA
  14. Thanks for the love Kerry
  15. Link to Kerry's Royal visit commemorative pocket watch. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/160412-1939-westclox-royals-canadian-tour-poc
  16. check it with a magnet
  17. Thanks for the love kivatinitz
  18. You're most welcome Kerry! I thought that I should link this to my post. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/138716-royal-visit-1939-brandon-mb?in=user
  19. Great post Kerry, love this one!
  20. Try warming them up with a hair dryer first, googone may take the paint as well.
  21. Get well soon Dave!
  22. Well played!
  23. You must have parts for more than one building. Have a look at the Roy Toy sets on ebay.
  24. Great picture! Compare it to this photo. http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Archive/Event/Item/Fabulous-1940s-50s-Thistle-Rocket-60-pedal-car-105463
  25. Happy Birthday SEAN!
  26. I agree, great artwork, love it!
  27. I think they should have used Mr Gray's name!
  28. Waldsassen used that mark from 1970-1993. http://www.porcelainmarksandmore.com/germany/bavaria/waldsassen-01/index.php
  29. I haven't played with a yo-yo in years, lot's of fun!
  30. Trade mark could be the manufacturer & that looks like Japan to me.
  31. Great post! They are interesting to read over, as some of the comments were very creative.
  32. The patent info for your bar clamp https://www.google.ca/patents/US237431?dq=clamp+PAT+FEB+8+1881&hl=en&sa=X&ei=QExwVfePPNKTyAS66IOQBA&ved=0CB4Q6wEwAA The item in pic #3, what happens at the tip w...
  33. Thanks for the love sarahoff aghcollect kivatinitz & paris1925
  34. Thank you so much for the loveee V.v :)
  35. Thanks for the love spiffyvintage budek sarahoff kivatinitz Kevin kyratango ABklynguy
  36. Thanks for the love & kind words Alan.
  37. My grandfather wouldn't recognize it now.
  38. Thanks for the love & comments Fran, I'm glad that they brought back such happy memories for you.
  39. Thanjks for the love & comment kyratango, I'm glad that you enjoyed them so much.
  40. Thanks for the love & comments Fran, we are fortunate to have so many old family photo's. The family resemblances seem to have passed down through the male side from my G Grandfather & Grandfather.
  41. Thanks for the love & comments Fran, I'm glad they stirred up some fond memories for you.
  42. That's cool! here's a link to some of my Hartlip photo's. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/41773-hartlip-kent-church-photo http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/53682-picking-hops htt...
  43. My Grandfather was born at Teynham & later moved to Hartlip before leaving for Canada. I hope you find a piece of Upchurch pottery.
  44. Looks like a swaging tool of some sort.
  45. That's not cheating, I call it research :)
  46. I refuse to reveal my sources :)
  47. I'm good thanks for asking, hope all is well with you. I couldn't find anything on the initials T A G.
  48. protex redditch uk make latches & hinges
  49. A windshield defroster. Fasten to your dash and you'll have a small patch of clear windshield to see where you are going.
  50. The 63 could reference the release date in the US.
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