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akrodog

LEXINGTON, KY

I am an avid collector of things old, especially signs, marbles, figural cast iron and anything else that is way cool. I also collect, repair and restore vintage neI am an avid collector of things old, especially signs, marbles, figural cast iron and anything else that is way cool. I also collect, repair and restore vintage neon signs. Always up for a chat at akrodog@msn.com! (Read more)

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OUR NEWEST CARNIVAL WHEEL!  LIGHTED RUDOLPH'S CANDY! - Gamesin Games
New to me Akro Agate pieces - Toysin Toys
Kauffman's Gilt Edge Beer brass bottle opener - Brewerianain Breweriana
Giant German Handmade Latticino Core Swirl Marble - Gamesin Games
Our new headboard for our bed! - Clocksin Clocks
"CLEVELAND" NEON CLOCK up and running! - Clocksin Clocks
What is it? - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
NEON CLOCKS!!! - Clocksin Clocks
U S M C -  A COMPLETE HISTORY--Sad day in our history 34 years ago - Booksin Books
PITTSBURGH PAINTS porcelain/neon sign resto FINALLY done! - Advertisingin Advertising

Comments

  1. Very cool clock! But you do still need a neon clock!
  2. AnythingObscure, Lucas must've had an "old timers" event! I'm Nick! Don't think there is anything under the hub but haven't checked it out yet. Don't really want to start disassembly until I have s...
  3. Yes, some puckering sphincter chopped the wires and removed key piece! AnythingObscure and Lucas...can you sketch your thoughts up for me? tragedy.narrowly.avoided @ gmail.com. Thanks guys!!! Beer...
  4. GR8 addition to the Aztec! Love those things but don't have one, YET! Nice to see we still have some talented hand painters out there! Vinyl sucks! Kudos to Jeff! Thanks for sharing!
  5. SWEEEET!
  6. Thanks to all for the love! Lumpy, hate that generic designation. Lol. May I ask where that came from? My Cincinnati sources estimate value over twice your quoted price.
  7. Cool piece!
  8. GR8 score! Love those fat fender, '47-'55 Chevy trucks!
  9. That OK neon is Killer! Nice AMOCO.
  10. Yea, what pw said!
  11. Most cool! Love the key!
  12. NICE topper!!
  13. SUUUUUUU-WEEEEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!! Love the marquee on that 1st Cleveland--sounds like my kind of joint! Aztec not too shabby either. Cool collection!
  14. May I ask what part of the country? GR8 shot!
  15. Cool pump but I want the Stude!
  16. Most cool!
  17. Dude, I'm gonna quit visiting your page! I am tired of cleaning up my drool! Nice job as always! Be safe.
  18. Love me some cool neon! You should be able to date it by the serial # on the transformer. Looks like it has some age to it! NICE!
  19. THX to all for the love! Manikin--that's exactly why I collect. Not really into these handmades, but it was a deal so...... IronLace--size really does matter with these chunks of class, but you de...
  20. Really cool display case!
  21. Snow sucks! I'm with ya bro! Supposed to hit here today. You just didn't get out in time!
  22. Looks like something a pirate would carry in his boot! Where's your cutlass?!
  23. Numbers on sides keep score and the painted numbers at the bottom are for periods. Oops, I mean quarters! Holes are for lamps. Michele totally on board. Her idea to start with!
  24. Knew that was coming! Yes! Pun intended! Any score good and very hard to hold stopwatch while........ Keep it up guys! Again, pun intended!!! THX to all for the love!!
  25. Thanks fortapache! And BB2, I'm sure it's been done. Will keep eyes open for one! Got the octagon cleaned up a bit and working! Just needed some fresh wiring. Thanks very much to ALL for the ...
  26. Thanks a lot scottvez! Thought it was something along those lines as I used one of the large "safety pins" to close my mesh laundry bag in the Marine Corps. Sure it's not a valuable item but made m...
  27. WOW lzenglish! Thank you very much for those sentiments! I was in Beirut in 1982 and while I didn't lose any friends there in '83, I lost 241 brothers. I am currently making plans to go to Philly f...
  28. You can tell it's not a repop! Cool piece!
  29. Sorry 'bout that. I can't figure out how to get there either! This was posted to officialfuel's page... Hello, My name is Tunisha and i'm a Casting Associate Producer for History Channels new...
  30. Hey Rattletrap, Check out THeyward page. I think you would be a great candidate!
  31. Thanks to all for the love! This project been a long time coming but very happy to finally "git'r done"! Anybody need an old sign restored? Just need eight months or so!
  32. Nice Chuck- a luck BV! Are there any identifiers anywhere on the piece?
  33. mikeigotit, The majority of the marbles in your photos are what us marble collectors would call modern marbles, made from the '50s through the '70s with some even being very modern imports. The Benni...
  34. Nice machine! I also collect N. KY gambling items!
  35. Another nice sign rattletrap! Love that older logo from my neck of the woods.
  36. THX everyone for the love!
  37. MacDaddyRico, THX for the dart gun tip. The UFO is a piece of folk art made using an old hubcap, hose nozzle, speaker, and oil lamp parts mixed in with the stained glass, washers and other unidentifi...
  38. Nice piece! Lebanon was fun wasn't it?...
  39. Nice piece! Rare sign indeed. In great shape, but do I see a couple touch ups on there? Not that it matters on a piece like this, just curious... Bobby725 comments very humorous! And wisdom from ...
  40. Sweet find!
  41. THX buckethead, and all you other guys for the love. Just like any old sign or clock... as soon as I plugged it in at home light would not work and clock motor growling.! Lighting easy fix with new s...
  42. Oh yea, really like that new "profile" photo!!!
  43. Well, I'm pretty stumped on the hammer/axe looking "thang" but doesn't seem like a stone working tool to me. Since you mentioned bourbon I think the first tool is for making bung holes in bourbon b...
  44. Another beauty! Love that "elbow" pole.
  45. Could it be a cricket keeper?
  46. Looks great from my house! Another nice piece. Will get out there someday to see your forest of signs! Get well so you can resume the hunt!
  47. NICE one! That's a pretty rare find. Never seen that one B4. Take it easy and mend well!
  48. Onedtent... definitely not an inclinometer. THX for the input.
  49. SpiritBear... I think not but obviously could be mistaken. BB2 & GeodeJim... Needle points north when item is held horizontal, compass in my book. UncleRon... Needle points north, knurled knob on ...
  50. PP, Thanks for the love. They are clay. Gambling was shut down in Newport by the time cheap plastic chips hit the scene.
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