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. The perfect stuff could be discovered at these auctions and flea markets, eh? I overlook the identify of my favourite public sale there, however I feel 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 a fantastic shellfish bar inside for large 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.
An excellent 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” as a consequence of their 1947 Structure renouncing conflict as a nationwide proper), however for smaller elements of it’s apparently okay to make use of these phrases. This coin offered for $147 plus transport. Problem cash from most international international locations are sluggish sellers and must be priced low, however not these from Japan.
This classic multi-tool knife with fork, spoon and every little thing was made in Japan again when their mass-produced shopper gadgets have been derided for cheapness. This knife was positively cheaply made and I listed it with full disclosure. They’re often known as “hobo knives” however they have been truly marketed and offered in Boy Scout outlets and usually are not particularly uncommon now. This one offered for $60 plus transport and was a household property merchandise.
Extra household property reminiscences, these classic Saudi Arabic language guides offered for $19 plus transport. The tableau of a girl with two males presumably not her kin strikes an odd word 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 dwelling.
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 at the side of the bayonet blade (word the slot within the bayonet). Just about all bayonets with this characteristic are from the previous Soviet bloc, apart from a couple of West German fashions. Apart 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 start, an aunt and uncle dwelling in New Mexico gave my dad and mom a set of prints that have been most likely an affordable reward store buy on the time. My mom saved them and so they 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.
Folks positively acquire toy cannons so though this brass and iron flea market discover was a bit expensive at $5 I had hopes it could 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 outlets without end. It’s about 5.25 inches lengthy.