Author Archives: thomasmccool

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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Coleraine

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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More Bottles…

A nice little trio all picked up within a few days of each other. It’s like that old phrase, you wait for ages for a bottle and 3 show up at once…   Defineitly the most ornate designed bottle I … Continue reading

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Wide mouth milk bottles – Ulster, Ireland 

My fledgling wide mouth milk bottle collection. I hadn’t really intended to collect them but I’ve picked them up here and there over the past year or so and relatively cheaply too. All where around the 5 buck mark. L … Continue reading

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