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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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Views of Saratoga Race Course's Amenities - Photographsin Photographs
Men Enjoying Some Camaraderie..... - Photographsin Photographs
Poli' Restaurant Ashtray, Pittsburgh, PA - Advertisingin Advertising
Mill Pond Ice Company , Tobyhana,     PA - Railroadianain Railroadiana
J. H. Williams Wrench Buffalo, NY - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Vintage Storefront...... - Advertisingin Advertising
Majestic Company Oil Filler Cover - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Vintage Stanley and Red Devil Utility Knives - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Osterhout Free Library Interior Details - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
A.M.E. Church Cornerstones, Saratoga Springs, NY - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware


  1. Thank you, Bobby, Jenni, v50 and fortapache...your loves of this image here appreciated!!!!!!
  2. Oh, ya never know 'Buss, that may be the situation!!!!! ????
  3. Thank you, Thomas!!!!
  4. Thank you, AO!
  5. Yes, racer...really cool...thanks :), and it will get cooler as the days get closer to our Winter! As I have stated in an earlier reply, 2020's ice harvest will be on January 25th! It will be a really...
  6. Hey, Stuff...thanks for the compliment, and for your info on our ice plow! I can't wait to see it...I find such things very interesting!
  7. Thank you all for your loves of these images!!!!!
  8. True, 'buss! Taxes the the "fun" out of everything. This was an interesting place to visit, and we were invited back for the ice harvest on January 25! This might be too extreme for me.....maybe I ...
  9. That will be a great car for you....congratulations on acquiring it!!!!!
  10. Hi, Jenny....I am glad to be able to share such interesting aspects of life! And I am also happy to be able to attend such things that are so interesting and informative! Incidentally, the next ic...
  11. Thank you, officialfuel!
  12. Thank you fortapache, AO, Iptools, and Jenny....I appreciate your loves of these images.....
  13. Thank you, jscott...for both your interesting comment, and for your love of the photos. Well, your Dad took good care of quality tools, and I am sure that you are carrying on this tradition.
  14. Thanks, Roycroft! These items are certainly durable! Let us see what your old knives look like!
  15. I echo bobby725's sentiments!!!!!!
  16. Welzebub, you did the right thing in learning how to make those foods!
  17. Thank you all for your loves of this image!!!!
  18. Thanks, vinyl...you are not alone in your hunger! These are great tasting!!!!!
  19. Yes, Jenni...their looks are a good indicator of their taste! The best ethnic dishes from the churches and social groups. forget about buying an such items from a supermarket.
  20. Thank you, everyone for your likes of this image!!!!
  21. Ha, ha, 'buss....yes the Fall and winter will be upon us soon enough! Gotta keep things in proper perspective ??????
  22. Yes, Jenny...Saratoga is an indescribably wonderful place! And, it is true, the long time residents of The Spa City and its surrounding environs are really kind people. I am thankful for the time tha...
  23. Hello all, I will try to get a better picture of this item by next week, and i will post it then. The older brick building where the florist is the Luksic Building. The contrast is poor, and you ca...
  24. Thank you, Lauren for the love and for your comment. The Art Deco genre is my favorite. I try to seek out as much of it as I can. And, yes, this ad is a great example of that movement.....
  25. Yes, Jenni....MB also made engines for ground vehicles. And true, the ad is powerfully impressive!
  26. Hi, Jenni...thanks for the love!!!!
  27. Yes, Thomas, I thought so, too. The power of art is immeasurable. obviously, this is a German production, but all sides used such technique to bolster morale on "the home front". Comparison of suc...
  28. They look great, stuff! And finished, I am sure that you will be justifiably proud of your work! Thanks for posting, and keep us apprised of your progress. Continued best wishes for success! Whe...
  29. Thank you, Stuff! Such ironwork fascinates me, also! It is amazing at the amount of such work still is found. It is cool doing the exploring for such things, and even cooler when they are discovered.....
  30. Thanking all for their loves of this image!!!!
  31. Yes, Dave, the old Yankee Stadium was a mythical place! The new is starting to take on some of the charm of the old park!
  32. Thanking you all!
  33. Hello, all thank you for the loves!!!!
  34. Hi, everyone...thank you for the loves!!!!!
  35. Thank you, stuff!!!!!
  36. Hello, all...thank you for the loves of this work!
  37. Hi, Jenny, fort, jscott, an Vinyl! Thanks for the loves!!!!
  38. Hi, jscott and fortapache, I appreciate your loves of these items.
  39. Thank you, jscott and fortapache!
  40. That is a sad tale indeed, fhrjr3.....
  41. Thanks, all for the loves and the like....
  42. Yes, J....Saratoga will always remain a magical place for all who have been there......
  43. Great stuff!!
  44. he is good friend, providing you with this gem!
  45. Thank you, Jenny, Toyrebel and scottvez....I appreciate your loves of this item......
  46. Thank you, Jenny! It is one of my fabvorite pieces!
  47. Yes, Bill...it looked like a day at the beach there on Sunday....which was pretty easy to take! We had planned that trip to The Audi Club shortly after the schedule was announced......we must have ...
  48. Thank you, Stuff!!!!
  49. Thank you, Stuff!!!!
  50. Thank you, clockerman!
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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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