Vintage Buck Knife

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Vintage Buck Knife with leather sheath . I lived very close to The first Buck knife factory in San Diego, and was later located to small building in Lemon Grove.   Buck Knives Inc. dates it history back over 100 years to the first knives made by Hoyt H. Buck. Hoyt H. Buck became a blacksmiths apprentice in Kansas in 1899 at the age of 10

18th CENTURY BRASS MARBLE FRENCH SCALE

SCALES OF TIME

SCALES OF TIME

Beautiful hand crafted forged brass French table scale 18th Century.   The name scales derives from the pair of scales or dishes in which objects to be weighed and the weights / masses against which to weigh them are placed. The Oxford English Dictionary defines scales as “Apparatus for weighing. The oldest evidence for the existence of weighing scales dates to c. 2400-1800 B.C.E. in the Indus River valley (modern-day Pakistan)

1930’s MICKEY MOUSE PENCIL SCHOOL BOX rare!

Mickey Mouse forever!!!

Mickey Mouse forever!!!

This is a wonderful rare hard to find 1930’s Mickey Mouse pencil school box. Mickey Mouse is dear to my heart. My father was a Disney artist toy maker had one of the largest collections in the world, and open a toy museum in Japan in 1990’s. Mickey Mouse was born in 1928 his first cartoon was Steamboat Willie and the rest is history.   I can remember as a kid the house filling up with all these toys and items. I spent many days at the studios and the tunnels in Disneyland.  Mickey Mouse is the #1 icon in the world!!!

1902 TALE OF PETER RABBIT BEATRIX POTTER CHILDS BOOK

Dad! read me a story

Dad! read me a story

1902 1st edition Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, hardback with wonderful illustrations. Helen Beatrix Potter born 28July 1866- past 22 Dec1943 was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

1800 GREEN GLASS JUG BOTTLE

Wine or Whiskey?

Wine or Whiskey?

This stunning green glass jug was handmade blown in early 1800’s was made to hold wine or whiskey. The translucent green glass dates to late first or second century AD to Mid AD. There is not much difference on how they were blown and made back then to now.   It is an art and craft in hand blowing glass.