Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tuolumne Santa Cruz County Metsker's California Maps

One of the most important factors in the Development of this Great Western country is a GREAT MAP.  So it states on the cover of this county map of Tuolumne.  Metzker is the map man.  Two maps here are for sale (quick just 3 days make an offer) Make an offer here


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Collection of 30 old Photos, Cabinet Cards, Vintage Postcards Children Theme Bid Now

If you love old photographs this auction is for you.  The assortment shows children, infants, siblings posing in late 1800 cabinet cards, vintage postcards.  Over 30 so you have an instant collection or can sell online individually.  Varying conditions.  Would make a nice Mother's Day gift.
Click here to bid or Buy It Now


Sunday, March 30, 2014

Nothing Ales Me! I am just too Busy to Write Vintage Postcard

Love these beer drinking postcards. Drinking right from the keg seems to be a popular theme.   Mailed in 1934.
I"m all Alone But in Good Spirits

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Robinson & Son, Briardale Store Cleghorn, Iowa 1925 Calendar with recipe

This is an old calendar from 1925 compliments of Robinson & Son, Briardale Store, Cleghorn Iowa
Wonderful recipes on the back of each page.  All you need is cake flour, butter, milk, salt, baking powder, water, vanilla extract, almond extract and 3 egg whites


Monday, March 10, 2014

Anchorage Alaska Northwest Orient Postcard with classic old cars

Words written on the back of the 1950's or early 1960's postcard
...........Anchorage, completely modern, is the largest city in Alaska.  It is the gateway to this fabulous vacationland, a paradise for the fisherman and hunter, and take off point for some of the most beautiful sightseeing in the world  Anchorage is only a few swift hours away by Northwest Orient Airlines.

These words have not changed much except Northwest Orient does not exist today.  I love the old classic cars parked and driving down this street.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

March Giveaway Hand Embroidered Note Card

http://sweethomestitchery.blogspot.com/
Dani does great embroidery work.  Go to her website to enter a giveaway for March 
  

Friday, February 28, 2014

Karamursel Turkey Vintage Photo of candy store.

I taught for the Department of Defense from 1967 until 1970.  The first year I was at an American Base Karamursel 2 hours from Istanbul.  Here is a photograph of some of my class in front of a candy store in a nearby town also called Karamursel.
Below is a photograph of the American Section of the town of Yalova.  Here you caught the ferry to visit Istanbul.  The second picture shows the American base.  Many years ago 1967 - 1968.
I am always looking for Turkish postcards.



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