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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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Jersey Central Railroad Ferryboat "Wikes-Barré" - Railroadianain Railroadiana
Three Vintage Dairy Queen Batting Helmets... - Baseballin Baseball
Volkswagen Westfalia Camper Vans - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Mid-Century Kitchen Utensils - Kitchenin Kitchen
Vintage Tingyatsak Menu of New York city - Paperin Paper
Mid-Century Lighter by Modern Lighters. - Tobaccianain Tobacciana
Clare Court on the Saratoga Backstretch - Animalsin Animals
Black Diamond Railroad Bridge, Wilkes-Barre, PA - Railroadianain Railroadiana
Swank Men's Jewelry - Accessoriesin Accessories
1998 Frances Slocum State Park - Photographsin Photographs


  1. Hi, Trey...glad that you have obtained them! Such things are durable and they also have a timeless design. And acquiring these as you and I have gives them priceless sentimental value!
  2. I could use some whisky now...the liquor stores were ordered to be closed in Pennsylvania!!!!
  3. Thank you all for your loves of these caps!!!!!
  4. Hi, Jenni! They were available at many outlets, and they were really a popular item. All fans, players and stadium support staff, not to mention the bars and restaurants near the fields are missin...
  5. And thank each of you for your loves of this image of the Westfalias!!!!!
  6. Good evening, Watchsearcher...that must have quite a great trip :) Thanks for sharing your reminiscince!
  7. Hi, Vinyl33rpm,,thanks for the comment, and for the love of this image!
  8. Thank you, Malkey! They are cool recollection that you have re: the VW Westfalias! i appreciate your sharing your thoughts!!!!
  9. And thanking you all for your loves of this lighter. Though tobacco is now passé, such promotional material will always enchant us......
  10. I am happy to be sharing these remembrances from the past with all of you! Thanks for your loves of these :)
  11. Thank you all for your loves of these nostalgic items! :)
  12. That its good to hear, AO! And I am glad to have jogged remembrances of days gone by with my posting of these items! You humble me with your kind thoughts....thank you, my friend!!!!!
  13. Hi, Nicefice.....thank you for your comments. Yes, Northern Winters offers a unique menu of attractions for us. I have more images from this park, and when I find them, I will post them....
  14. Hello, Rose..thank you for your input. It is truly appreciated!!!! Yes there are less variables to consider when handicapping the pacers and trotters.... Saratoga Harness Track is just a short dis...
  15. Hello, Malkey...thank you very much for your kind message...it is very much appreciated, and i wish you the best, also....Ted
  16. Thank you, Jenni..your thoughts are much appreciated!
  17. Thank you, 'stuff, Thomas, AO, Vinyl33, and Jenni....your loves are appreciated!!!!
  18. Hi, Golgotha, the bridge appears to be sound, as it passes inspections and is maintained well. What you see is surface rust, which should be addressed, but obviously has not yet been yet. From experi...
  19. Thanking each of you for likes and loves of these items.... :)
  20. Hi, racer, sometimes I do get lucky!!!!! :)
  21. Thank you, Jenni....that retro jewelry recalls more hopeful times! Yes, he is a generous friend, who is cleaning out his recently passed brother's estate. I knew the deceased well, also......
  22. I appreciate the loves that each of you have given to these images!!!!
  23. Thank you, Thomas!!!!
  24. Thank you all for the loves of this winter image......
  25. Thank you, Jenni...what you say is true. I have not been posting or commenting on things too much lately, as i have not been feeling well.....but am improving!!!!
  26. Thanking each of you for the love of these pins!!!!
  27. Thanking each of you for your love of these pins......
  28. Thank you, Jenni! These are beauties.......but today's boxing can not compare to the old days!
  29. Good morning, Jenni....Those Toronados were real beauties! I can understand why you and your husband enjoyed that vehicle, and why you recall it fondly. Design of cars in recent years has become st...
  30. Thank you, AO! I appreciate your input, and share similar sentiments on this subject.....
  31. Hi, Stuff....Glad to have rekindled the old jingles for you! You never know what will be found on Collectors' Weekly!!!
  32. Hava great 2020 and beyond!!!!!
  33. Hi, Jenni! And A Happy New Year to you and your family, also!
  34. Thanking everyone for their loves of this image. I am so grateful for your consideration given to all of my presentations! Happy New Year, to each of you!!!!
  35. Thank you, Jenni, and AO....your thoughts are most appreciated! I am very happy that this image has recalled great memories for you!
  36. Hi, kwqd...thanks for the love!!!!
  37. Thank you, Jenni....yes it is a really cool logo! And he has a real life counterpart at LSU, as the attached reveals....https://www.lsu.edu/mikethetiger/index.php
  38. Thank you, fort!!!!
  39. Good evening mp.kunst... I was aware of that as I have an interest in art. With the cigars being named after a famous painting, I suppose that we can say in this case, at least, that "Life imitate...
  40. Thanks, Ben..that was an interesting article that you had posted re: your plates!
  41. Good evening, nutsabotas, jenni, vynil33rpm and Bruce99......I appreciate your loves of this clock.....
  42. Thanks, nutsabotas! it is a nice looking clock.....
  43. Yes, WPC....it was a popular brew, in and out of the woods :)
  44. Thanks to all for your loves of this item....
  45. It was a radical design for its time, and a real beauty to boot! Thanks, Jenni!
  46. Thanks to all who loved this item!
  47. Thanks, WPC......it is a nice piece. Old railroad items appeal to me, also......
  48. Thanking each of you for your loves of this item......
  49. Hi, Jenni...yes the model is truly reflective of the actual building. Thank you for your input :)
  50. Thank you, Gonavy!
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Bud Cort autograph Limahl autograph Martin Stephens autograph Johnny Mathis autograph 1968 Vietnam war US ARMY issue Jungle Fatigue shirt with "in country" made rank & shoulder patch More Christmas, please find this charming and not annoying Tweety Milk Bottle ?? Genuine Leather Book Cover 1908 - Underground Trolley Stock Certificate


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