That clock was attractive, Steven. No shock you saved it some time. And that PlayTape set! You at all times discover the oddest electronics issues popping out of SD attics. And previous NJ, Sharyn. One of the best stuff might be discovered at these auctions and flea markets, eh? I overlook the title of my favourite public sale there, however I believe my favourite flea was Berlin. Not too massive and loopy like Englishtown however not too small, and nearer to me in Phila anyway. And it had an excellent shellfish bar inside for giant plates of oysters or clams on the half shell, and an apple cider stand with the apples going within the massive machine proper there, IIRC.
A superb current consignment problem coin sale was this one for the Japan Floor Self Protection Drive Western Military. The Japanese are so cautious to not name their general forces “Military” or “Navy” and such (it’s at all times a “self protection power” because of their 1947 Structure renouncing conflict as a nationwide proper), however for smaller components of it’s apparently okay to make use of these phrases. This coin offered for $147 plus transport. Problem cash from most overseas nations are sluggish sellers and need to be priced low, however not these from Japan.
This classic multi-tool knife with fork, spoon and all the things was made in Japan again when their mass-produced client objects have been derided for cheapness. This knife was positively cheaply made and I listed it with full disclosure. They’re often called “hobo knives” however they have been truly marketed and offered in Boy Scout retailers and aren’t particularly uncommon now. This one offered for $60 plus transport and was a household property merchandise.
Extra household property recollections, these classic Saudi Arabic language guides offered for $19 plus transport. The tableau of a lady with two males presumably not her family members strikes an odd notice for the time interval in Saudi (and what’s with the regulation US Navy dixie cup on her head?) however the information was supposed for “businessmen, housewives, guests and diplomats” who would presumably fill within the scene with an out-of-frame husband because the Western couple entertain locals of their residence.
One other rifle bayonet right here, this one a Bulgarian mannequin from the 1970’s for the AK74. The distinctive triangular extension to the scabbard is a barbed wire slicing attachment which is used together with the bayonet blade (notice the slot within the bayonet). Nearly all bayonets with this function are from the previous Soviet bloc, except just a few West German fashions. Aside from that extension, the shapes, colours, supplies, and markings will differ, relying on the yr and nation of manufacture. The overwhelming majority you’ll see are a quite common Romanian model. I paid $37 for this one and it offered for $115 plus transport.
On the event of my delivery, an aunt and uncle dwelling in New Mexico gave my mother and father a set of prints that have been most likely a cheap reward store buy on the time. My mom saved them they usually lastly ended up again with me out of her property. The Native American artist chargeable for them is now comparatively well-known. This Harrison Begay silkscreen of Horse and Foal offered for $90 plus transport.
Individuals positively accumulate toy cannons so though this brass and iron flea market discover was a bit dear at $5 I had hopes it will promote shortly and it did. It went for $40 plus transport. This one is attribute of the type which were offered in museum and battlefield reward retailers perpetually. It’s about 5.25 inches lengthy.