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Posts tagged ‘Vintage’

Older items, lifestyles or anything else that brings up that old-timey feel

A Look at Labor Day

    Today we celebrate and honor all workers, especially those in manual labor.     In the late 19th century, support began to rise for…

Exonumia

When you begin to pursue coin collecting (numismatics), you may find a lot of terms and expressions that are new to you. One of the first…

Vintage Yo-Yos

Did you play with yo-yos as a kid? They reached a resurgence of popularity in the 1960’s. There probably isn’t a kid in the world who…

How Do Halftones Work?

If you look closely at old advertisements from vintage magazines, you will notice something interesting: the image is comprised of tiny dots of different colors. The…

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