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    Fun Finds

    I'm sure the members on here that do home cleanouts find all kinds of unique items. Personally, I am fascinated when I find older items, and it never stops amazing me the things people throw out. Today I found about 20 tin/metal soldiers, each about 2 inches or so tall. A quick look up and they are british from the 1940's(these will stay in my collection). I also found a German music book printed in the 1870's, and a childrens Red Riding Hood comic book printed in the 1930's. I think old paper products(like books, pamphlets etc.) amaze me the most. Someone has saved them for all these years in good condition, and now there in the trash. I usually always save the ones I find for myself. I once found a box full of boy scout papmhlets, books, badges and manuals from the 1940's and 1950's(I kept those too!!). Looks like someones father died and they threw it all out, very sad. I found "regular" stuff too, but I like the unique items better!! Anyway it was a fun morning. Have a good day all.



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    You come across any model railroading magazines in your ventures? Trying to complete the set lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by logansryche View Post
    You come across any model railroading magazines in your ventures? Trying to complete the set lol.
    I haven't yet, but I'll keep an eye out for you.

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    I appreciate it. I have some from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Ones from the 30s and 40s are harder to come by I'm told. Model Railroad magazine goes back to 1930 and is still in production.
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    yes indeed the things I had saved over the years will one day be another scrappers fun find when I toss it out again lol


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