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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 7:56:02 PM on 6 October 2013.
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 Location: Tamworth, NSW
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Went to a holiday farm this weekend, out near Tingha.
They have a bit of a museum there.
Link to my photobucket album. Theres 58 photos...


http://s204.photobucket.com/user/hqrace85/library/GVF?sort=3&page=1.

Clocks, cameras, radios, tv, phonograph, gramophone and more.

Ben


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 9:16:38 PM on 6 October 2013.
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 Location: Canberra, ACT
 Member since 23 August 2012
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Interesting how collections like that just accumulate on farms over the generations. In the city it's harder to convince the wife "Don't worry, one day we'll open a museum and it will all pay off!".

Maven


 
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 Location: Bathurst, NSW
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What a haul, and thanks for the photos. There are quite a few interesting items there.

Noticed a quite number of battey operated radios which for folk out on the farms away from power would have been in use for many years.


 
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 Art
 Location: Somewhere, USA
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I've given thought to the restoration thing,
if you remove some surface rust to make something shiny,
whether or not you were taking away from it.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 4:56:43 PM on 28 January 2014.
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 Location: Narre Warren, VIC
 Member since 21 January 2014
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Great photos, I did recognise the Thorn Atlas in the photos, I HAD one of these, 100% original and in working order, the tube was soft (as one would expect), but was watchable. I moved out of home and the folks trashed it!!

NOT HAPPY JAN!


 
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