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Re: About a century old
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013, 01:28:28 AM »

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Re: About a century old
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013, 01:38:51 AM »

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30088284
British sailor's 'ditty box' containing personal belongings.
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Large wooden ditty box with cameo apertures inset on the inside of the box lid - the left-side shows a formal black and white image of a woman, the box contains the following material: Princess Mary Gift Box containing a circular lens enclosed within original wrapper inscribed 'Old Lenses from Order No.', a Gibraltar stamp value one penny folded in a piece of blue paper, two pencil stubs, two safety pins, one hair pin, one round black small button, a gold-coloured metal crucifix, one souvenir miniature horseshoe in white metal, one religious gold metal medallion, one double-sided circular pendant containing sepia photographs, one miniature silver metal knife, one small silver metal key, two bone? miniature batons inscribed EXCELLO, four pairs of cuff links, two non-identical cuff links, one small length of chain, one single link, one British War Medal 1914-1919 ribbon fragment, two Victory Medal ribbon fragments, two 1914-15 Star medal ribbon fragments, one medal bar displaying two medal ribbons (LSGC and 1914-15 Star) and one unidentifiable metal component, One black leather box with green velvet lining containing a cut-throat razor WUG make. One small penknife with black plastic handle.. One small brown leather purse inscribed 'Mother' containing a 1941 farthing. One wooden stamp reading E. STEVENS. One silver metal lighter with lid. One folding knife with a bone handle. One bone whistle. One cap tally inscribed H.M.S. VANITY.

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Re: About a century old
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Re: About a century old
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2013, 02:10:47 AM »
This Arts & Crafts-style house, built in 1914 and near downtown Saratoga Springs, is on the market for $729,000.

http://blog.timesunion.com/realestate/house-of-the-week-a-saratoga-bungalow/1194/