Tag Archives: northern ireland

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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December Bootsales & Barn finds

Bootsale – Self explanitory Barn find – both made in Ireland. I think the bottle is a hair product similar to Brylcreem. Bo-Peep match boxes where a suprise find inside an old tin. Bootsale – little green poison with a … Continue reading

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Bootsale finds Ireland – Greysteel, Derry

Great bootsale today, the sun shined bright and place was 75% full today, around 100 cars. 1st up is this A large internal screw top dating to the 50’s for The Larne Mineral water Company. I really like these bottles … Continue reading

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Belfast Gramaphone Sleeves

Back in the days of Gramaphones, vinyl records would not of had custom slip covers. Rather the sellers would use their own branded designs that would advertise their shop and other wares. Not much else to say on these other … Continue reading

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Ready! Aim! Fire!

This is the oldest thing I own, I think. A dang Cannonball…. I found this in a stream (on the way to a bottle site), I spied it from a distance because the rusted crust was glowing bright orange. At … Continue reading

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W.G. O’Doherty – Derry/Londonderry

As you can probably tell by now, I collect bottles and being from Co. Londonderry there where 100’s of business’ producing Whisky, Beer, Stout & Mineral Waters with a vast majority located in the city itself. One of the most … Continue reading

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1930 Northern Bank Ltd Tenner

This is a charity shop find and I traded a modern day tenner for it. 1930 Northern Bank £10 Note. A quick internet search reveals this had a rough value of £580 adjusting for inflation. Kind of mind boggling. Being … Continue reading

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