So this little box is something I was given about 18 years back by a former lovahhh of mine whose family it had come from. At the time, I said something about polishing it up and my former gasped and told me 'no way,' and that the patina gave it charm. Because of that, I… Continue reading Cleaning an Early 20th Century Stamp Box
So, I will be the first to stand up and say I feel like my generation has lost an understanding of some stuff. Most of us don't know how to darn holes in socks anymore or bake a not-from-box cake, but we're not the only ones slacking in the knowledge game. My Baby Boomer mother… Continue reading Resizing a 1976 Seiko Watch
Repotting a 1920s rouge compact and learning about its maker, French-American hybrid cosmetics company, Cheramy.
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