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Labels – Derry, Donegal and beyond

Like I said I’ve been getting into labels and here are some of the more local ones I’ve picked up. A good start to a label collection I think, will be on the lookout for more. Advertisements

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2017 Wrap up

    I’ve added some really nice pieces to my collection this year, good quality keepers. I had a lot of time to myself the past 12 months so have been able to focus on sniffing them out compared to … Continue reading

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So much for winding down.

Usually come Septemeber things slow down on the collecting side of things as boot fairs finish for the season and auctions slowly turn into glorified xmas stores. However I have managed to add some very significant peices, well significant to … Continue reading

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July & August Carbooting & Collection Additions

It’s been a 50/50 Summer Weather wise, haven’t got to nearly as many bootsales as I could’ve., even so I’ve added quite a few really good items to my ever growing collection beyond the Auctions that happened at the start … Continue reading

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A good start to July

Lets start things off with the best find. A Victorian toilet pull with advertising for G.B. Thompson/ Plumber/ Larne. Came in a job lot that I bought in a recent auction, Only thing in the box that I wanted and … Continue reading

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Bootsale Buys, Club Swaps & Auction finds – April – June 2017

An image dump of my finds from the past 10 weeks or so. I’ve been to loads of bootsales since the weather picked up, had a bottle club swap meet and been to a very cool auction that contained well … Continue reading

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Before County Londonderry was called that it was known as County Coleraine, so it’s namesake town of almost 25,000 people has always been a prominent place within the North West. Situated on the River Bann it rose during Victorian times … Continue reading

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