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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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Two Vintage Custom Cadillacs - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
1952 Desoto.... - Mid-Century Modernin Mid-Century Modern
Vintage Pro Wrestling Poster..... - Posters and Printsin Posters and Prints
Buffalo China Advertising Ashtray - Advertisingin Advertising
Two Vintage Brewery Ashtrays - Brewerianain Breweriana
Vintage Ashtray by Shenango China - China and Dinnerwarein China and Dinnerw…
 Vintage Ashtray by Syracuse China.... - China and Dinnerwarein China and Dinnerw…
Vintage Canadian Club Ashtray - Advertisingin Advertising
Dental Lab Advertising Piece - Advertisingin Advertising
Steam Engines at Steamtown NHS - Railroadianain Railroadiana


  1. Yes, jscott...she certainly is! Thank you !!!!
  2. 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....
  3. Yes, Alfie..that is one of the stars of my collection. I continue to look for the tan colored version.... Thanks for your input!
  4. 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!!!
  5. Thank you, Jenni! Yes it is sad that so many of the regional breweries had closed up....
  6. It is a real beauty !!!!!
  7. 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......
  8. Thanking each of you for your loves of this item...
  9. Thanking each of you for your loves of this ashtray!!!!!!
  10. Thank you, Jenni! It is of a great design!
  11. Thank you, A. O. !!!!
  12. it's a great figurine, Jenni... especially with the sentimental value in re: to your Uncle! and being assigned to receive your shots at Belmont, could be a a sign that he is looking out for you!!
  13. Vinyl33rpm..my Father, many years ago, would go on bowling tournaments in NYC, often his teams would stay at the Hotel Dixie. he would give me a brief scenario of the happenings at that hotel. As I ...
  14. Thanking each of you for your loves pf this image...
  15. Thank you, AO !!!!
  16. Thanks, everyone for your love of this nostalgic item!
  17. Thank you, Jenny! I think that 1959 was the last year of Chrysler's "Forward Look" styling.....
  18. Thank you, Jenni ! I obtained this at a dispersal of items from a produce terminal. It really is nicely designed, in perfect condition and still has a practical value....and how can you beat that ? :)...
  19. good evening, Sean...thanks for you kind comment. I hope that all is well with you!!!
  20. Good evening, Sean...the store that she worked at was The Lazarus Department Store in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Sadly, the store is no longer in existence. This certainly is a high class, impressive item....
  21. Hi, AO.....I concur with you wholeheartedly! Collecting these items is a great hobby, and practical, too, as such pieces add a lot to food is served on them :)
  22. Thank you, everyone !!!!
  23. Thanking each of you for your love of this platter.... !!!!
  24. Thanking all for their loves of thee items!!!!
  25. Thanks to all who shared love of this photo !!!!!
  26. Thank you, Jenni !!!!
  27. Thank you, everyone for your loves of this nostalgic item......
  28. Thank you all for the loves of this cool collectible.....
  29. Thank you, Celiene...I appreciate your input very much!
  30. Coming right up, Jenni !!!! :)
  31. Hi, everyone...thanks for your love of this clock!!!!!
  32. Thank you all for your appreciation of this item......
  33. Thank you, Keramikos, for the info that you had supplied on the tin, and Much himself. It is good to share knowledge and I appreciate your input very much!
  34. Thanks, Jenni....it is a nice piece, despite some of the glaze being scuffed from its surface. Such restaurant ware appeals to me. I had a nice collection at one time, but had to dispose of most of it...
  35. Thank you, Jenni! Yes, his enviable record is legendary! And, as a sidebar, Fourstardave's resting place is on Saratoga's backstretch on the infield at Clare Court.
  36. This piece was part of a box lot obtained at an auction! I really like this piece!!!!! Thanks, Jenny and V-50!
  37. Yes, V ! It is a beauty!!!!
  38. Hi dav..thanks for your comments on and love of this item.....it's good to have friends and relatives in such positions as our sisters had :)
  39. Hi. Jenni...thank you for your kind comments. They really did well on restoring this. There is another of the train's cars in storage, and perhaps as room becomes available, it will be added to the d...
  40. Jscotto...thank you, they did a good job on it, and saved it from most likely being scrapped......
  41. Thank you, all, for your love of this cool collectible!!!!!!
  42. Thank you, Thomas...and a Merry Christmas to you and your family, as well !!!!!!
  43. Hi, Jenni!!!! Yes, the Secretariat ornament is one of my most cherished items, as a very kind co-worker, Rena Knarr, had given it to me for Christmas one year when we worked together at an Agriculture...
  44. Thank you, officialfuel, kwqd, 'buss and gargoylecollector! That's pretty funny 'buss :)
  45. Hi, jscotto! Thanks for the greeting, and for the kind comments on the tree! Again, Merry Christmas, my friend!!!!!
  46. Good day, Watchsearcher. Thanks for your comments. Yes, those hot pepper lights are really a great addition to my home!!! I love them, and I love real hot peppers, as well !!!! I agree with you re:...
  47. Thank you, clockerman, hava great Christmas and a much improved 2021 !
  48. Thank you, jscotto! I appreciate your input.....
  49. Yes, there is something indescribably good about the satisfaction that we get from collecting things!!!! Oh, and our area is being blanketed by snow right now!!!! Some sleet is mixing in, which may...
  50. I live in Kingston, PA..whereabouts are you located?
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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 ??


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