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Recent activity4783 of 202215Vintage Repro Harlequin Magic Box Very OLD?Sloppy Joe's Cafe…March 2015
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    Posted 2 months ago

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    I found this Circular Letter folded in a pamphlet from the Troy Orphans Asylum in Troy New York. It’s dated 12/13/1890 I believe, the date is in the middle. I was amazed at this writer H.P. Boyle’s ability to be so precise with the rings of the circle, especially because it’s all free hand. I have never seen a letter written like this, and I am sure that very few people even accomplished writers with a steady hand can achieve this. I would not recommend trying to read it in one sitting after turning the letter round and round from line to line, I got the worst headache for about an hour. The subject matter jumps around, which seems consistent with an Asylum. I hope you enjoy my letter, I’m glad it wasn’t lost to time.


    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
      Whew! That would give one a headache to read, but what a unique piece!
    2. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 months ago
      In my world of music, I have seen and own record cover art that one must read in a circle, but not handwritten such as this.

    3. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
      Fascinating piece
    4. Sylvester22 Sylvester22, 2 months ago
      Thanks for the kind responses Newfld, Brunswick and Mrstyndall. I’m glad others enjoy unique kinds like me.
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 months ago
      Something Special Indeed !!!
    6. yougottahavestuff yougottahavestuff, 2 months ago
      Great letter!!!! but I'll try to read it when I can get aRound to it!!!!!

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