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    Posted 13 years ago

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    By far the most interesting booth at Renninger's antique market in Adamstown PA was that of Martin Chitjian, who specializes in antique cash registers and Albert Einstein memorabilia.

    I visited his booth on two Sundays, one week apart. The first Sunday his hair was long and wild - the spitting image of Einstein. By the next week when I'd come back with a camera, he'd gotten a haircut. But still a ringer.

    When I asked him why he collected Einstein memorabilia, Chitjian replied: "Because he resembles me!" (not the other way around).

    Part of my summer 2010 whirlwind east coast antiques tour.

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    1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 13 years ago
      Einstein had a six-pack! Who Knew. ROFL
    2. plantfreak, 13 years ago
      @Savoy...thats hilarious! I wa thinking the same thing!
    3. lilbevey lilbevey, 13 years ago
      wow! that's awesome!
    4. jackofalltrades, 13 years ago
      My personal feeling is that this is a "relatively "weird painting
    5. cis2you cis2you, 13 years ago
      how cool and cheeky
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 years ago
      Season's Greetings to you and Yours, potrero!
    7. Aimathena Aimathena, 10 years ago
      Very fun

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