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    Posted 3 years ago

    valentino97
    (724 items)

    I've posted the 1940's Coro pin before. Here's a cute Damasene fly (circa 50's-60's). They are just over 1". I pinned them to a padded tablet case my sister made for me. (I love books on tape.) Flight attendant last week made a comment how sweet they were. Always nice to get a comment. Originally I pinned my 1960's tin litho bugs, but one broke - can't lose those beauties..... https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/76318-if-something-bugs-you

    I put tape on the back of the fabric for extra safety.

    SO, I will never have the beautiful bug collection that Kyra and other CW friends have but I'm looking to add some buzz to my world. :-)

    6/25/2018

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      You have all the bugs I want !~
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 3 years ago
      I love the Damasene bee, and such a cute way to display them!
      Don't you love it when people comment on our vintage? Makes my day!!
    3. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Both buggies are gorgeous, the new one is like a work of art
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Phil - thanks for loving the bugs!

      Eileen - oh yes, I was surprised. The flight attendant hit the light above my seat - I didn't know why, then she came by to tell me she loved my bugs. We talked a little about vintage. Everyone around us was interested too. It was fun!
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Or maybe they thought I was a weird old lady..LOL..who will care about my treasures?
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Jenni - thank you dear!
    7. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      Out here...among the nature of Life and its beings..I encounter many types of insects..I have actually been stung twice just this week! Lol! Anyhoo..This is a beautiful example!!

      Thomas.
    8. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Thomas - when that happens, I really hate buzzing bugs. I have welts from my Texas trip on both ankles....ha ha ha....only a matter of time when I am bitten to shreds here at home. Thanks for your love!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Bzz BZZ attack!!! ?¥?
      Love them both (moth?), Mary, and the way you "use" them!!! ;-D
    10. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 3 years ago
      Lovely!
    11. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      The bzzzzzzest!
    12. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Kyra - thank you, I like to pin my pins to get a comment :-)

      Laura - thank you for your lovely comment :-)

      Karen - thank you for your bzzest best comment :-)

      Friends - thank you: Ken, MrsT, Hel1, Aura, Mani, Kevin, Fort, Tigra, Judy, Mike!

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