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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #120 on: April 07, 2012, 02:19:39 PM »
No I think he ran over "Uncle Martin" when he was parking!

If I had anywhere at all to keep more cars, I'd be in real trouble. So I make do with my subscription to "Collectible Automobile". It is a lot easier to store and consumes much less time over all.

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #121 on: April 07, 2012, 03:17:06 PM »
Are those curb feelers on that LeBaron or just something on the ground in front of the front tire?

They are indeed curb feelers.  I must be hanging with the right crowd here.  People my age (27) always think something is falling off the car...  ::)  :D

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #122 on: April 07, 2012, 03:29:19 PM »
The last LeBaron convertible I saw has collapsed in the middle, just below the doors, but then I suppose it's owner jumping it at Davidsfarm canada wouldn't have done it much good anyway... :D

I think it was a mid 90's one and well beyond saving for road use though...  :D

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #123 on: April 08, 2012, 08:00:52 AM »
The last LeBaron convertible I saw has collapsed in the middle, just below the doors, but then I suppose it's owner jumping it at Davidsfarm canada wouldn't have done it much good anyway... :D

I think it was a mid 90's one and well beyond saving for road use though...  :D

Yea, from what I've seen, nothing makes it out of Dave's Farm alive  :D 

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #124 on: March 22, 2013, 06:28:19 PM »
Oil lamps.  The older and more decorative, the better.  I don't want the new stuff, I love the old ones with colored chimneys and unique bases.  I hate when I type in 'vintage' all these things from the 70s to today pop up and I don't consider that 'vintage'.  That's newer stuff that's a dime a dozen for the most part, so I've learned to enter 'antique'. 

What I love about having oil lamps around is that there are times I just have oil lamps lit around the house for the night, nothing electric.  It provides great ambiance.  On the occasion when the lights go out, my house is lit up really nice in every room and confuses my neighbors who think I have power. 

I also collect Steelers stuff.  Old items from the 70s and older.  I even will pick up some Pirate memorabilia and have some great posters of times gone by when they were World Series champs back in the early 1900s.  These all go into my Steelers/Pens/Pirates room.

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #125 on: March 23, 2013, 11:16:39 AM »
I also collect Steelers stuff.  Old items from the 70s and older.  I even will pick up some Pirate memorabilia and have some great posters of times gone by when they were World Series champs back in the early 1900s.  These all go into my Steelers/Pens/Pirates room.

Last summer I visited Pittsburgh to take in a Detroit Tigers -vs- Pirates game.  While there we visited the Heinz History Center.  It's really a marvelous collection of memorabilia from all Pittsburgh sports as well as history in general of the area.  If you ever find yourself there, definitely worth the time to visit the museum.  Sorry to drift off-topic but wanted to reply to the Pittsburgh sports reference.

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #126 on: March 23, 2013, 01:45:41 PM »
I also collect Steelers stuff.  Old items from the 70s and older.  I even will pick up some Pirate memorabilia and have some great posters of times gone by when they were World Series champs back in the early 1900s.  These all go into my Steelers/Pens/Pirates room.

Last summer I visited Pittsburgh to take in a Detroit Tigers -vs- Pirates game.  While there we visited the Heinz History Center.  It's really a marvelous collection of memorabilia from all Pittsburgh sports as well as history in general of the area.  If you ever find yourself there, definitely worth the time to visit the museum.  Sorry to drift off-topic but wanted to reply to the Pittsburgh sports reference.

~Dennis

I live in Pittsburgh, so that isn't off the mark at all.  I've been there, but need to go again.  They also do tours of Heinz Field and I took one to get down into the Steelers locker room as well.  There is so much history in my hometown.  Pittsburgh was one of the epicenters of immigration and the whole industrial age at the turn of the 20th century.  There's so many things here to see.  I'm glad you made it Dennis and I'm sure, knowing the Pirates latest history (and why I refuse to add that stuff to my collection), you enjoyed a win.  Great park huh?  I love living here and after living in many other places?  I can whole heartily say that! 
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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #127 on: June 17, 2014, 12:54:06 PM »
I collect almost anything vintage. It started with radios, tvs and phones. Now includes large appliances. Here are a couple pics of my collections.

This is of my radio/tv room.




One of my jukeboxes. I have another identical, but in black. It is a 1956 AMi



Here are some of my larger appliances. The first one up is my 1963 Lady Kenmore Washer/Dryer. Both work great. I was using them regularly, but switched for a bit.



These are 1954 Frigidaire washer/dryer. They both work, but the washer has a slight leak.



These are both dryers. The one on the right is a 1958 Frigidaire and the one on the left is a 1957 Lady Kenmore. I'm currently working on the 57 Lady K, and the 58 I'm having an issue with it dryer. No heat.

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Re: What else do you guys collect?
« Reply #128 on: June 17, 2014, 01:08:16 PM »
That's some sweet stuff. I even like those vintage washer/driers, reminds me of the ones that were in our house.

Ben