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    Posted 5 years ago

    Bobette
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    My husband went to a winter (3"of snow had fallen!) farm auction in eastern Kansas to buy a bulldozer & I told him to bring me home a surprise. It took him almost 2 hours to get home from the sale due to blinding snow. He didn't get the dozer, but said he DID get me a surprise and it was in the back of his truck. I brushed off 3"+ of snow and this wonderful old set of 1901 P.O. lock boxes were under all the snow! The old farmer had used them for his nuts & bolts. Thank goodness he turned the front of the boxes toward the shop wall and had preserved the glass! I love my hubby's surprises!

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    Comments

    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Your Hubby did good with your Gift -- Rusty Farm Gold !!
    2. Bobette Bobette, 5 years ago
      He does have a good eye for unique things. I think he paid $70.
    3. lzenglish lzenglish, 5 years ago
      Beautiful Find! How do they lock?
      Wayne
    4. inky inky, 5 years ago
      FANTASTIC!!!!!..love it/them....:-)
    5. Bobette Bobette, 5 years ago
      Actually I haven't cleaned them yet , but they appear to have a basic combination (?). And the small round latch moves sideways. They very small box compartments. I'm just learning about them. Exciting to say the least
    6. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 5 years ago
      This is absolutely awesome.. Your husband is so cool to pick this up for you... LOVE IT.

      Welcome to CW...
    7. Bobette Bobette, 5 years ago
      Thank you DrFluffy ... he's feeling quite satisfied with himself....
      :-D

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