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The Buick Goes to a Wedding

  What does one do with a 76-year-old car? I drive mine to various cruises and car shows. The condition of my 1941 Buick is such that it will never win any awards but it does attract an abundance of … Continue reading

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The 2016 New England Antique Radio Club Swap Meet

If you have visited this blog in the past you are well aware that I am a dedicated radio collector. A better description might be radio accumulator. A collector is very discriminating. He or she specializes in certain styles or … Continue reading

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2015 Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival

Somehow I heard about the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival. It takes place on the grounds of the Klingberg Family Centers, an organization that has served children and families since 1903. (Note: clicking on any image will enlarge it. Use the … Continue reading

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Automotive Collectibles to Enhance the 1941 Buick (or whatever car you own) – Part I

The snow outside my window is melting quickly (although there may be more on the way) and the first day of spring is only three days away. Lately my spare time has been taken up with working on an old … Continue reading

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Decorating with Antiques, New England Style

My wife and I have¬† been collecting various sorts of antiques for many years now. Some people would call it collecting junk. Some might call it decorating. No matter how you look at it, antiquing provides us with an abundance … Continue reading

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Washington County Fair – RI at its best!

It has been almost three years since my wife and I moved to Washington County in Rhode Island. Washington County makes up the southern third of the state and one island, Block Island. What a difference from up north! This … Continue reading

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RCA Radiola 60

    I am a radio collector. I should probably say that I am a radio accumulator. That would be more accurate. A true collector seeks only the best and is constantly improving the¬†collection. He or she upgrades the collection, … Continue reading

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The Old Car Sleuth

When I retired from teaching I decided to get myself a retirement gift. (I didn’t really fully retire .. I worked two other jobs during the next 11 years). I always had my heart set on owning an antique car. … Continue reading

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Westinghouse WR-8, The Columaire

Hobbies for me are a sort of hot and cold thing. I jump in all eager and ready to achieve great feats of creativity and discovery. This ‘hot’ stage is followed by the ‘accumulation’ stage in which I collect all … Continue reading

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