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roket94: The 1902 Sears catalog devotes several pages to trunks giving description-sizes and prices-it is hard to find a original 1902 catalog but many of the reproductions are very ood.
mjd629-back in the day this was a inexpensive beer-we called it "bird beer"-It seems to me it only came in the long neck bottles.Thanks for the memories.
If you can locate a 1902 Sears catalog there is several pages of trunks with illustrations-description and prices-pages 1018 through 1022
Ramma: Good looking coin-check out eBay to see what is listed and the going prices-the coins to look at are the ones that are being bid on-they will show you a true value.
jamiedpt: I envy you having a actual catalog-I have the 1902 and 1908 large reproduction from the late 1960s-refer to them quite often-thanks for sharing with us
DoGia: I have a Argus C3 and a Argus projector that I purchased new in 1954-maybe 1955-Shot a lot of slides-always been a good camera-haven't used it in several years--thanks for the memories.
Hoser: we use lures simular to this for jigging for Whitefish-No idea as to the age of your lure-Thanks for sharing the photo with us
Kaileydad: Very nice trunk-Take a look at the 1902 Sears catalog -they have several pages devoted to trunks and traveling bags-good illustrations-decriptions and prices-Before you sell your trunk thin...
trunkman-forgot to mention in my previous message a great researcher at the Hoyt Library is Leo LeFevre his e/mail is email@example.com
trunkman_to gain a little info on R.L.Miller of East Saginaw check out the obit section at Hoyt Library Saginaw Michigan.
myoldkyhome: A great source on trunks is the 1902 and 1908 Sears Catalog-they have nice illustrations and description along with prices-It seem s to me that the 1922 Montgomery Ward catalog has a sect...
loftbed: It seems to me this popcorn machine had a covered light in it to keep the popcorn warm-also some of the peanut machines from the same era had a light in them-
Iwolford2: Never checked-would think so because of the convex glass-look on eBay-usually a good source.
lwolfold2: No info on the photo but as for the frame-my folks were married in 1911 and I have their wedding photo in the same type of oval frame with a convex glass.
dot 101: a great source of info is the 1902 and 1908 Sears catalogs-great illustrations and descripitions along with prices-the orginal catalogs are hard to come by but many good reproductions are ava...
kms 154: A great source of info is in the 1902 and 1908 Sears catalogs-excellant illustrations-descripitions along with prices.The orginal catalogs are hard top come by but many excellant reproduction...
oklaholdem: Nice pickins-The 1902 and 1908 Sears catalogs have some great info-they devote several pages to trunks-nice illustrations-great descriptions-include prices.The orginal catalogs are hard to...
We just went aboard her-they served lunch-we were in mess line and I asked the server what a item was -he told me it was creamed spinach-I ask him how it was -he told me he didn't know noone ever trie...
Thrifty Gypsy: Thanks for posting the ashtray-my son was one of original crew aboard the USS NIMITZ-I am thinking he went aboard around 1975 but could be wrong-The Navy had what they called family tim...
collector4: I am not sure how long the Aladdin Houses were in business-I was born in 1934 and it seems to me I went with my Dad to the Aladdin factor in Bay City-the name Mr.Wentworth seems to ring a ...
northwestrelics: The 1902 Sears catalog was the first of the Sears to start using a a few photos-Mostly in the faces of women and children-some of the illustrations were very accurate and some were te...
northwestrelics: The 1902 Sears catalog devotes several pages of the catalog to trunks with illustrations-descriptions and prices-am almost sure you can find one very similar to your listed.The catalo...
Tim: the Swingline 747 stapler was a very popular one because it done the job
mikielikes: spent many hours fishing with my Dad-he had a outboard very simular to this-you learn fast to get out of range of the dreaded pull cord.In 1946 he bought a new 5 Hp. outboard with the encl...
northwestr: would recommend trying your heater outside before using in the house-some regulation is required-if the wick is turned up too high could create a mess-we use to use this type of one room h...
pickingupb:I am thinking if your cart had been used as a goat cart the handle would be different-Check the 1900 or 1902 Sears catalog-several different types offered along with choices of handle.I hav...
packrat-pl... Thanks for sharing your recent finds with us-I have spent many hours fishing the St.Mary River with my Dad-seen many freighters upbound and down bound-the current in the river was alway...
stefdesign: the 1902 Sears Catalog has several Zithers listed-excellant illustrations and descriptions along with prices-I know very little about zithers but have thought they were thr by products of ...
pianolady_Looks like you made a good buy-In the 1902 Sears Robuck catalog they devote several pages to trunks-great descriptions-illistrations and prices-The original catalog maybe difficult to find b...
filmnet_ I am not a expert on cross cut saws-but I know that people who compectively cut logs are looking for saws from the 188os-it has something to do with the steel making process.Also the tooth se...
Jfs123: The 1902 Sears catalog has about 4 pages devoted to travel trunks-very good descriptions and prices-The orginal catalog is hard to come by but some very good reproductions available.
Bootson: Never had a car of this model but had a 1937 Plymouth and you get good at changing tires.
ThriftyGypsy: The bait box you are showing is used mainly for cricketts-sometimes for worms with plenty damp moss.
bushrat: Thank you for your reply-my oar was in decent condition when I received it-no paint just a little weather checked-in my opinion it looked better after my light sanding and tung oil applicatio...
fhrjr2: Thank you any info would be appreciated.
Gerald: nice collection of tins-I was in the grocery business 1950 to 1993 sure sold a lot of P.A. in a tin....Schrade Knife's have been produced in China since around 2000.In 1980 I purchase 2 gift s...
bushrat: in 1978 came across a 18 foot flat bladed oar-brought it home lightly sanded it and apply a light coat of Tungs oil-it has been hanging in our family room since 1978-recently contacted a oar ...
bushrat: nice collection-well presented
I have a small collection of vintage postcards-I found one that wan't mailed with CYKO printed on it.There is no date on my card but am guessing it to around 1904-it is a flood scene of a bridge in my...
ThriftyGypsy: I have my folks wedding picture in a convex oval frame-they were married in 1911-the frame is approx 24" long and 18".
signlovanj: When I started in the grocery business in the early 1950s Robin Hood Flour was our number 1 seller.
stonesfan1:It has been many years since I have visited a "dump".Back in the early 1940s when I helped my Dad haul stuff to the dump my Mom always said we brought more home than we took.My only two whe...
Tim: I worked in a produce dept from 1950 to 1960-for many years all of the California Oranges came in wood crates with beautiful labels-the same was true with grapes-the labels were works of art.Sure...
Can't tell you the exact year look up on google "tubeless tires"-am guessing around late 1950s.
lbrossia: Very nice design drawing-the time frame sounds about right-It seems to me the the rooster was named "Brewster The Gobel Rooster",also think there was a jingle .
I am not a collector or a authority on 7-up but in the same time period Coke had a similiar bottle for the Canadian market.
markg: I am not a expert just a old fisherman-it seemed to me your lure was called "a wounded minnow"-don't mnow if that will help you out or not.My guess on the age would be late 1940s-nice lure and ...
Vontrike-would this be the Riverside Cemetery In Soo Michigan?
I am not sure what type of gun that Anne Oakley used for most of her shooting-great photo thanks for sharing.
beetlejuic-These are listed in the 1900 Sears Catalog-several different styles-The original Sears Catalog is a little hard to come by but some very good reproduction available-I don't know this for su...
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