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Could this be the WEIRDEST photo ever shown on Collectors Weekly?? - Photographsin Photographs
Rare Occupational? 1882 Photo of Uniformed Man with Binoculars  - Photographsin Photographs
Antique Mystery Occupational Cabinet Photo #2 - Photographsin Photographs
Amazing 1949 Rookwood General Electric Light Bulb Ash Tray ! - Arts and Craftsin Arts and Crafts
Two Cool 1924 Mounted Photos of a Motorcycle: one with a Weird Sidecar! - Motorcyclesin Motorcycles
Does anybody recognize these c. 1900 outlaws or criminals...?? - Photographsin Photographs
A Wonderfully Odd Antique Silver Plated Stag Beetle Bookmark - Officein Office
My Favorite Art Deco Durousseau & Raynaud Silver Plated, Wood & Finely Cut Glass Centerpiece - Art Decoin Art Deco
Antique Art Nouveau Carl Deffner Copper and Brass Claret Wine Jug  - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Unusual vintage brass Radio & Television Advertising Pin Tray with Fabulous Art Deco Designs!  - Advertisingin Advertising

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  1. Some great theories there folks- kinda "twisted" if you ask me, but nonetheless great...; - ) LOL
  2. PhilDMorris: "Possibly in the old west, ladies were a rare commodity !" LOL...!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Easier to handle and faster! I believe it was less expensive too.
  4. Thanks for your input folks! I think that wig and getup is SO gnarly that even the DOG is ashamed to be in the same picture..!! Perhaps the world's cruelest fraternity hazing prank? Or did the g...
  5. Thanks again for sharing your (obviously considerable) knowledge of old MC's! My field of knowledge is pre-1914 airplanes, so that wasn't much help to me here at all...; - )
  6. At first I thought so too, SpiritBear, but he/she does NOT have a "happy" expression on his/her face at all.... Maybe lost a bet and being photographed like this was the penalty....? Maybe a sicko...
  7. Let's see if I got all this: The guy (or perhaps even a woman spy disguised as a man, or a bearded carnival lady?) might be a bird-watching steamboat captain who moonlights in his spare time as a l...
  8. Why didn't the guy simply write his name & profession on the back of the photo? Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! ; - )
  9. Uh oh....."back to the drawing board"....? Sigh......
  10. Thank you AGAIN Padit- looks like you're 2 for 2 today...!!
  11. Padit- thank you SO much for sharing that info- MUCH appreciated!
  12. I just researched the lighthouse "keepers" at Alcatraz around 1882, but apparently their uniforms were also adorned with special badging: "The three lighthouse keepers, known as “wickies”, were dre...
  13. Thanks GateKeeper- that sounded like a good suggestion, but I Googled that too and their caps ALSO have badges!
  14. Thanks Scott- I was thinking pretty much along those lines too. So far I'm fairly certain that it's NOT of a train or trolley operator, and the binoculars and location might well indicate a sea-re...
  15. Not too worried about the white vans, I'm more concerned about the stealthy black helicopters (yikes!).
  16. Didn't think of that SpiritBear- thanks!
  17. Blunderbuss2, I think I figured it out now (with your help). These 2 "guys" are clearly aliens (the outer space kind not the illegal kind), and all those tiny "pellets" on the slab aren't ground b...
  18. Too bad there's no way to tell what this room SMELLS like, otherwise we'd know right away if it smelled like roadkill/embalming (yikes!), or sausages (yum!). ; - )
  19. HAH...! Maybe they're doing BOTH: embalming corpses, then making sausages with the "leftovers"...?
  20. Hmmmm....then I'll probably never eat sausages again! (Ewwwww!) LOL
  21. TWO good ideas....; - )
  22. Thanks Manikin- that's why I couldn't resist buying it!
  23. Thanks Alan...!
  24. Thanks Vintagefran- I felt exactly the same way when I saw this!
  25. Hah! Who knows? If so, then at least they were transported in style! ; - )
  26. brunswick: Great minds think alike! LOL
  27. blunderbuss2 & fortapache: You guys sure know your guns- kudos...!! PostCardCollector: That's exactly the way I feel about this photo too, so we would probably BOTH make great screen writers....
  28. That six-shooter looks pretty nifty though- S & W or a Colt? Can't tell what the rifles are......
  29. I was hoping Bonney & Clyde and their siblings...; - ) They DO look pretty mean though, and seem to be taunting the authorities...
  30. Thanks SO much Kathy- much appreciated!
  31. Thank you Scott...!
  32. Thanks TassieDevil...; - )
  33. O.M.G.! Thanks for sharing........NOT!!!!!!!!!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/1908-Maxfield-Parrish-Lobster-Chef-Print-Antique-Vintage-Art-Deco-Picture-Frame-/122354224250?hash=item1c7ce14c7a:g:JCUAAOSw...
  34. Comedian Jim Gaffigan refers to lobster as "bug meat" (LOL)! I'll eat it as "lobster salad" in the form of plain white chunks, but would NEVER crack open the whole creature on a plate and pick out th...
  35. Thanks so much for that highly informative and helpful analysis! However, while you successfully categorized potential danger according to the number of legs, you neglected to add the "eyes on stalks...
  36. Nope, I only fear spiders (even small ones!). I actually love it when butterflies or dragonflies land on me. Then again, I never bothered to count their legs. Do they ALSO have more than 4? If so,...
  37. I would not run and scream- I would scream and run. And probably keep screaming while I was running! Whenever I see one I call out to my wife: "spider!!", and she comes running with a glass and pi...
  38. kyratango, LOL....!! Now, had it been a spider rather than a stag beetle, then....YIKES..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ; - )
  39. Thanks vertraio50- my wife absolutely LOVED it (me too actually)!
  40. Thank you kindly Mrstyndall...!
  41. Thank you kindly czechglass5!
  42. Thank you kyratango! There are SO many beautiful things out there that, unless your name is Warren Buffet or Bill Gates, you simply HAVE to be patient and choose selectively...; - )
  43. Thanks vertraio50- I feel exactly the same way about it!
  44. Thank you Celiene!
  45. And it never needs to be recharged! ; - )
  46. Thank you SEAN68!
  47. Thanks racer4four!
  48. How times have changed- all of MY servants demand that I buy them the latest model iPhones! ; - )
  49. Thanks ho2cultcha- and it's got a great "ping" too!
  50. Thank you Celiene- that's exactly why I couldn't resist buying it...!
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