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It is fun to collect items, and I attend estate and yard sales, as well auctions and EBAY to help in this regard. Though I fall for "whatever captures my fancy", It is fun to collect items, and I attend estate and yard sales, as well auctions and EBAY to help in this regard. Though I fall for "whatever captures my fancy", my special interests are alcohol and tobacco items, railroadiana, sports material, restaurantware, general advertising and photographs. If you are interested in discussing such things, or sharing information etc., my email is: tagspa@ptd.net (Read more)


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Delaware-Lackawanna RR Business Car..... - Railroadianain Railroadiana
Vintage Diamond Match Box...... - Tobaccianain Tobacciana
Vulcan Iron Works Builder's Plate - Advertisingin Advertising
Corner Bar Pringle, PA - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
New Orleans, Louisiana  Street Scene... - Photographsin Photographs
Pre 1950's Stegmaier Bottle Opener  - Kitchenin Kitchen
Old Neon Sign as Seen on a Firehouse  - Signsin Signs
Stegmaier Wall Mural - Signsin Signs
Merck & Company., Inc....Fireman's Badge  - Firefightingin Firefighting
Kramer's Quart Sized Soda/Pop Bottle - Bottlesin Bottles


  1. Good morning. and thank you, Jenni...I appreciate your kind thoughts!
  2. Thank, Cisum, your input is much appreciated. I am attaching a story of the Vulcan Iron works for your, and the other viewers' review. Such things truly hold my interest, and I sense that others may ...
  3. Thank you, Jenni!!!!
  4. Hi, Jenni....thank you for your kind comment ! It was a nice sized venue, that had a kitchen and a bar. Many great times were to be had there !!!!!
  5. Thank you, dav2no1 ! It is a real beauty!
  6. Thank you, Jenni !!!!!
  7. Thank you, bottle-bud.....
  8. Hello, Inky.. yes,the colors on this bottle are very attractive! And the eye catching creative graphics in yellow make a nice contrast. Thank you for your kind input......
  9. Thank you, Jenni! I get lucky sometimes at the sales :)
  10. Good morning dav2no1....that is really a great item that you have! Thanks for sharing !!!!!
  11. Thank you, Jenny! I appreciate your kind input. I, too, enjoy Manhattans very much!!!
  12. Thank you all for your loves of this image, and also to those who commented on it..
  13. Thank you, Jenni, it IS a great looking set! And being on the beach now WOULD be great tonic !
  14. Hi, AO....it is a beauty for sure!!!!
  15. I appreciate the insight that many of you have given on this item. From this, I gather that this is a quality item. I got this at a retiring doctor's office dispersal.
  16. Thank you, Phil! I am happy that when Woolworth's went out, that the buyers retained some of its features. The floor panels are some type of red stone, and the Woolworth's lettering is grayish marble...
  17. Thank you, Jenni! I too miss the Woolworth stores. They were the best! I am happy that this photo recalled pleasant memories for you !!!
  18. Hi, Keramikos! The Sordoni and fine woodwork sites show the Woolworth store in WB. I could not open the Flickr site) The WB Woolworth store had been remodeled into a Barnes and Noble concern, which w...
  19. Good morning, dav2no1....he does balance on pointed feet. Thank you for your question.
  20. Hi, Phil...thanks for your input, which is very much appreciated. the figure is 8Cm from head to toe. And the span of the balance bar is 16.5Cm.
  21. Thank you, Jenni! I am happy that this building still stands, and in close semblance to its original grandeur! And thank you to all who have posted loves oaths image!
  22. Thank you, Jenni! You are correct, the contemporary holders cheesy imitations of the older items. I like acquiring such things for their practical, aesthetic, and historical value. And with many ...
  23. A real beauty !!!!!
  24. A great acquisition! Congratulations !!!!!!
  25. Thank you, Jenni, and the best to you always as well!
  26. Good insight on that , Buss...thanks for your input!
  27. Thanks for the loves and for the comments...and I did have a Merry Christmas, Trey, as I hope that you and tall of the others had as well! I wish all a very much improved 2022!
  28. Thanks, everyone for the loves and the comments. And 'Buss , If I still had a garage, I'd rebuild that cooler! :)
  29. Thank you all for your loves of this vintage item......
  30. Great items!!!!! Phil Rizzutto and Yogi Berra also owned and operated a bowling center in Clifton, NJ. They opened this business in 1959, and it had a good run.
  31. You are welcome, Jenni! it was a fun day, and I hope that you had a good time, as well!!!
  32. I, too, would like to capture this subject when it is lit up! I believe that Knoebel's is now closed for the season. Knoebel's will be on my list for next year, for the fun of it, and to take a ...
  33. It sure is, Trey !!!!
  34. Happy Halloween, Jenni and Trey!!
  35. Hi, AO...yes, PA is a pretty vast state. I live in the northeastern part. I hope that your trip to Ohio goes well, and that you'll let us all know of what treasures you will have acquired!
  36. Yes, vintagevacfan, I do have this item. In September, I plan to put it up at a yard sale. Thanks for your question....Ted
  37. Thank you vintagevacfan...I appreciate your valuable input on this cool item..
  38. Hi, Jenni, thanks for the input! Knoebel's is truly a wonderful park. In addition to contemporary rides, it also has a number of old time classic rides and features. It is a nicely eclectic blend of b...
  39. Hi, Jenny! Yes, August in Saratoga! It is always a magical time. I am certainly looking forward to being there this season.....I am hoping that you may visit The Spa as well!!!!
  40. Thanks everyone for you love of this submission...!
  41. Thank you, Sean !!!
  42. Hi, Gate Keeper...thanks for your question. I always thought that the term referred to cars the received upgrades n performance. This is still it's usual use, but attached is an interesting tale on th...
  43. Yes, jscott...she certainly is! Thank you !!!!
  44. Yes, Jenni...they were the real deal back then! There were many other Caddies at this show, with many restored to the original condition, with others being customized and/or souped up....
  45. Yes, Alfie..that is one of the stars of my collection. I continue to look for the tan colored version.... Thanks for your input!
  46. Hello fhrjr2... that is an interesting tale of your days in Europe. I am sure that it is quite a collection, and that in time, your son will take good care of them!!!
  47. Thank you, Jenni! Yes it is sad that so many of the regional breweries had closed up....
  48. It is a real beauty !!!!!
  49. Hello, dasu.....no, due to a change of residence, I have no more of these. Keep in touch, as I sometimes pick these up at sales......
  50. Thanking each of you for your loves of this item...
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