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    Posted 6 years ago

    betweenthe…
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    I made a display in our family room using an antique wood holder for the metal post office boxes. Someone bought the boxes but didn't want the holder so I snapped it up.

    In the first box is a Civil War era carte de visite of a mother and son. The photographer was Charles J. Freiot of Oneonta, New York. I also have my Civil War era button charm string atop a piece of vintage silk from a kimono.

    Second box features a Victorian trade card for Hayward and Co. (with a typographical error!) and a fob seal.

    Third box has a traveling inkwell of more than likely Albanian provenance.

    The last box has a faience inkwell from Rouen given to me by a friend from France who loves visiting rummage sales.

    Atop the piece is my Civil War era photo album and a button bag with "Button, Button Who's Got the Button" and a lovely design embroidered in a beautiful yellow thread. The local consignment shop owner knows I love buttons and gifted me with this button bag this past weekend when I was visiting his shop. He's a regular at auctions and estate sales and keeps an eye out for me for interesting pieces he knows I might like.

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    1. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the love, brunswick, fortapache and fleafinder. Much appreciated!
    2. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the love, pops52 and aura!
    3. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thank you, vetraio50.
    4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      A very interesting collection......loving the travel inkwell!!!
    5. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thanks so much, TassieDevil!
    6. rockbat, 6 years ago
      Very nice display.
    7. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Love it !
    8. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thanks so much, rockbat, Manikin and SEAN68. Much appreciated.
    9. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      Thank you, kyratango.
    10. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 5 years ago
      Thank you, jscott0363.
    11. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 5 years ago
      Thank you, officialfuel and Caperkid.

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