I Love Antiques Ans Collectables

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    This is the other Trunk

    which I picked up off of the streets. Possibly not the best picture but as you can see it is well used! ;)
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    I found this old trunk years ago,

    I had just moved into a new flat with my two year old son. It was hidden in the corner of the garden under a bush and I imagined it was full of treasure!. There was no treasure but I used it to store all my sons toys. When we moved again it came with us, mainly because I couldn...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    I started stripping my old chest.

    It's looking pretty hot. One more day of stripping and it should be ready. I think I might need security after its completed as everyone's now got their beady little eyes on it. I'm pleased. To be continued.
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    I found this Vase in a junk shop years ago.

    It was covered in black and you could hardly see any details on it. Ok I am aware that often cleaning antiques is not a good idea, but I was more interested to see what was covered. After Cleaning I was left with this. I have no idea what I have so any information would be...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    I picked this collection of Wade figures up

    from a junk shop for 10p each. It was a good day.
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    Love Antiques And Collectables . . .

    Most of the things I love to collect have character and age. -and a really great vibe.
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid
    41-45, F
    Apr 9, 2012

    An Acquired Taste

    I married a man who collected and owned several antique collectables.  He also ran a small Antiques shop in Ipswich UK. I was suprised at first to find i loved so much of what he had and sold in his shop, that the collecting bug got me and i love it as much as he does now...
    ToniBee ToniBee
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2009

    I Love Antiques

    i've always liked really old things,i wonder what has gone on around them,all the people that might have owned them,what their storys were,where are they now.everything from furniture to old houses,i love something with a bit of history.dont get me wrong,i also like modern...
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2010
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