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    Posted 11 years ago

    potrero
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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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    Comments

    1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 11 years ago
      Einstein had a six-pack! Who Knew. ROFL
    2. plantfreak, 11 years ago
      @Savoy...thats hilarious! I wa thinking the same thing!
    3. lilbevey lilbevey, 11 years ago
      wow! that's awesome!
    4. jackofalltrades, 11 years ago
      My personal feeling is that this is a "relatively "weird painting
    5. cis2you cis2you, 11 years ago
      how cool and cheeky
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Season's Greetings to you and Yours, potrero!
    7. Aimathena Aimathena, 8 years ago
      Very fun

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