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michaeln544

birmingham-uk

age-64--like collecting cameras-coins-electronics

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1825 to 1975, passenger railways anniversary.  - Railroadianain Railroadiana
Ultra radio cassette recorder, model 6278. - Electronicsin Electronics
The golden jubilee UK coin set from 2003. - World Coinsin World Coins
Stourbridge glass works, day trip, July 1988. - Glasswarein Glassware
Pirate radio ships in the UK, radio caroline book.  - Booksin Books
Amateur photographer magazine, 29th April 1970.  - Paperin Paper
Old glass ashtray 1960s?.  - Tobaccianain Tobacciana
1971, Britain's first decimal coin set.  - World Coinsin World Coins
1970, UK last £sd coin set.  - World Coinsin World Coins
Farewell to steam, 4th August 1968. - Railroadianain Railroadiana

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  1. Thank you cokeman 1959 and vetraio 50 for your interest.
  2. Thanks six-0-one for your comment and interest, this model was made for 2 years from 1975 to 1977.
  3. Thanks all for your interest.
  4. Thank you all for your interest.
  5. Yes blunderbus2 the pirates ran over radio Luxembourg on 208 metres as radio Caroline was on 199 metres only 9 metres away the 2 signals clashed so you could not here either station clearly.
  6. Thank you all for your interest.
  7. The camera I had then was the Russian zorki 4, 35mm rangefinder, it can be seen on the 3rd page the 3rd camera down on the left, it cost £25 in 1968. Thanks all for your interest.
  8. Thank you all for loves/likes.
  9. Have an old glass ashtray I have had since the eighties, it was owned by my father who was a 40 a day smoker. He died in 1982 aged 65. Will upload it tonight.
  10. Thank you brunswick for your interest.
  11. Thanks all for comments and interest
  12. Thanks all for your interest.
  13. Merry Xmas to you toyrebel and all at collectors weekly.
  14. Thankyou you gotta have stuff for the comment, would like to go over to see America, maybe next year?.
  15. The office opened in 1977 and closed in 2007. It was transferred to Birmingham City centre. I worked there from 1977 to 1989 as a stationery officer supplied forms and office stationery to different d...
  16. Was a 2 bedroom flat, no balcony, it was quite large and had an additional box room at the end of the hallway where you came in, the box room was as big as the kitchen, the rent then was £11 per week ...
  17. Thanks all for your interest. I left the post office in December 1967, I then worked for British Leyland at the Morris commercial cars in Adderley Park, Birmingham in the cost office for a higher wage.
  18. Thank you fortapache for your interest.
  19. Thankyou both for you interest.
  20. Thank you both for interest.
  21. Thanks brunswick for comment and interest.
  22. Thanks all for interest, I remember the record it was an instrumental one.
  23. Thankyou all for your interest.
  24. Thanks all for interest, a week later we had a heatwave summer and drought conditions for 18 months which led to the famous heatwave summer of 1976.
  25. Thank you all for your interest.
  26. Thank you all for comments and likes, remember watching it live when got up for work in the morning and ended up late for work,! Was not the only one though that morning at the office.
  27. April 24th, see website for more stories posted on there website when first started in April 1969.
  28. Thanks for interest,
  29. Thanks all for interest
  30. Thanks all for interest.
  31. Back in 1972 you approached the security guards office on the right hand side with the” danger razor wire” sign on front of his old brick building which was a office where he booked the delivery lorri...
  32. Thanks all for likes and comments. Further info, gentleman standing up on first left of photo overlooking me is a Mr Harold dunkley. He took over my old job as cost clerk in 1971 when I went over to s...
  33. In 1972 it became known as the triumph motor company, bordesley green, Birmingham. In 1971 we were the first to get the electronic desk calculator which ran of the mains supply and gave a digital red ...
  34. The gentleman standing to the right of me looking at me working, wearing a dickie bow tie , his name was a mr John maiden , he retired in 1973 aged 65. He delt with the purchase invoices the suppliers...
  35. It’s a great fast lens, unusual to see a f1.4 lens on a rangefinder camera
  36. Thanks everyone for your interest.
  37. Thankyou everybody for your interest and comments, will do the outward voyage photos soon from Southampton to Auckland voyage on shota rustaveli cruise ship from 6th April 1973 to land in Auckland on ...
  38. The tram photo is at Saltley gate . I lived about a mile away in sladefield rd in ward end and was born there in 1947. The postcard is dated 1949. I remember the tram tracks been there for some years ...
  39. Thanks all for your interest.
  40. Thanks all for your interest, occurred just after my 16th birthday.
  41. Thanks all for your interest.
  42. Thanks all it was the 1960s that was the best decade for me. Plenty of jobs , you could leave one job and walk into another like going into a supermarket. I had 4 different jobs in 1966. I got one job...
  43. Thanks all for your interest.
  44. Thanks for all your comments .
  45. Thanks for all your comments. I had a coronation crown money box given to me on the same day, but now long gone and Lost.
  46. Than you vetraio50 , same to you!
  47. Thank you all for interest , for some reason the 3rd photo appears upside down , it took quite a while to upload so could be a computer error. The old bull ring back then has all gone -never be the sa...
  48. Thanks all for interest.
  49. Thanks both for interest and comments.
  50. Thanks all for interest.
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