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    Posted 1 year ago

    scottvez
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    Carte de visite of a man highly dedicated toward his beard!

    According to the notation at the bottom it is "8 feet long" and "11 years' growth".

    While it does look like he is pushing the 8 feet, I am amazed at the 11 years.

    I am SLOWLY trying to match his growth and have reached almost 2.5 feet but it has taken me 6 1/2 years!

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    1. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 1 year ago
      And why on Earth would you want your facial hair that long? I see no point in a statement such as it. How long does it take to groom such a thing?
    2. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      No statement-- just lazy. I don't put much time or effort into it.

      I was in the military for 25 years and never liked shaving, so I just "let it go" once I retired.

      As an antique photograph dealer, it makes show identification very easy. I cannot tell you the number of times that folks have said they were directed to "the guy with the long beard". Often times all it takes is some contact to sell or buy, so it has enhanced my business.

      scott
    3. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 1 year ago
      Doesn't it itch?
      I'm the only guy of age in the family who cannot grow a real beard. LOL.
    4. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Nope-- no itching.

      It is a little dangerous around the oven, stove top and grill, but I am in the habit of tucking it in whenever I do the cooking!

      scott
    5. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 1 year ago
      nice and funny
    6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks kiva and farm.

      scott
    7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      I thought at first, that it was you. LOL !
    8. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      I remember you have a long beard. I have to say I'm with Spirit, not a long beard type of person, I like guys with long or longish hair...ha ha...and bald guys too; sense of humor goes a long way. You are remembered for your 2.5" beard - that's good for business and do whatever the hell you feel like :-)
    9. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      Oh that's very cool! Show us a photo of that!!!
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      haha laughing at Valentino's comment! She's a card alright!!!
    11. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
      I am sure he be fun at Xmas Time and his beard

      http://images.techtimes.com/data/images/full/29687/ho-ho-holidays.jpg
    12. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      I posted a pic of Scott 4 yrs. ago if you want see it. Nice beard, but I don't think he has forgiven me yet.
    13. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Happy to hear about your individual style Scott!
      One of my riding friends plaits his so it doesn't get knotty in the wind.
    14. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks racer-- I haven't braided mine yet, but I know a lot of folks that do.

      scott
    15. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 1 year ago
      That's an amazing beard, the longest I've seen!
    16. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much fran!

      scott
    17. buckethead buckethead, 1 year ago
      Love the beard. My brothers all have long thick beards. One of my brothers is actually a member of a Santa Clause club with his full and long beard. He is a runner so he has to pack a pillow in his jacket during his volunteer time giving presents away to the kids. Once I retire, my beard is going long. I need to stay clean shaven as I work in an industrial setting where I need to don a respirator in case of an emergency. Cool Post!
    18. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much bucket-- appreciate you looking and commenting AND good luck with the beard once you retire!

      scott
    19. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Need a consensus from the women as to like & don't like beards. I had one for decades, but as I kept it trimmed & shaped, it was more trouble than shaving.
    20. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks official and buss.

      scott
    21. Tanni Tanni, 1 year ago
      Do you by chance know how to best protect tintype photos ?
    22. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      A few basics to follow:
      -Keep out of direct sunlight-- over time it will darken the image
      -Protect the surface with a sleeve or case to prevent scratching

      Tintypes (with the exception of some early Neff patent images) hold up fairly well.

      scott
    23. Tanni Tanni, 1 year ago
      Thanks !
      Beautiful photos. You have an amazing collection.
      I've recently received a coupel dozen (only a few tintype) in a really old wood photo album (that is unfortunately falling apart). Not exactly sure what to do with them all yet :)
    24. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks-- appreciate you looking at my photos.

      Post yours on here and you can get some feedback on them!

      scott
    25. Tanni Tanni, 1 year ago
      I most definitely will Scottvez !

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