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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-05 08:45 PM
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2. An old hammer...still functional and used...
when using it i like thinking of it being used before. I really like old tools.
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  -What's the oldest thing you own? Blue in a Red State  Jan-14-05 08:42 PM   #0 
  - Antique "friendship" or bride's quilt (Amish)  susanna   Jan-14-05 08:45 PM   #1 
  - An old hammer...still functional and used...  ret5hd   Jan-14-05 08:45 PM   #2 
  - My Dad collects and restores  susanna   Jan-14-05 09:21 PM   #31 
  - Fossilized giant-turtle poop  AlienGirl   Jan-14-05 08:47 PM   #3 
  - I have a great piece of coprolite also.  seriousstan   Jan-14-05 10:11 PM   #40 
  - a table that belonge to one set of my mother's great grandparents and  yellowdogintexas   Jan-14-05 08:47 PM   #4 
  - The filling in one of my molars :)  ET Awful   Jan-14-05 08:47 PM   #5 
  - A photograph of my grandfather's family, circa 1920.  NightTrain   Jan-14-05 08:48 PM   #6 
  - Nice photo  the dogfish   Jan-14-05 08:51 PM   #10 
  - because everyone had to be absolutely still  GloriaSmith   Jan-15-05 12:21 PM   #86 
  - People were rather "dignified" than "nice" then.  neweurope   Jan-15-05 04:24 PM   #100 
  - That picture is awesome---thanks for posting it!  candy   Jan-14-05 08:53 PM   #13 
  - Yes it is! I love things like that too.  susanna   Jan-14-05 09:24 PM   #32 
  - I love old photos  Blue in a Red State   Jan-14-05 08:58 PM   #18 
  - Love the picture n/t  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-14-05 09:06 PM   #21 
  - Which one is your grandfather? That's a wonderful photo.  yardwork   Jan-14-05 11:51 PM   #62 
  - He's the youngest in the photo (by a wide margin).  NightTrain   Jan-15-05 05:20 PM   #108 
  - Hey, way cool!  BikeWriter   Jan-15-05 09:22 AM   #71 
  - You mean, besides my raggedy-ass old self?  ocelot   Jan-14-05 08:49 PM   #7 
  - Me.  the dogfish   Jan-14-05 08:50 PM   #8 
  - I have a huge unabridged leather bound dictionary that belonged to  wyenot_us   Jan-14-05 08:50 PM   #9 
  - A shawl...153 years old  lins the liberal   Jan-14-05 08:51 PM   #11 
  - My great great grandfather's gold pocketwatch.  DrWeird   Jan-14-05 08:51 PM   #12 
  - Wonderful  gristy   Jan-14-05 08:55 PM   #16 
  - What kind is it?  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:22 AM   #73 
  - An old wooden book shelf that my father made.  Eugene   Jan-14-05 08:53 PM   #14 
  - A bunch of stock certificates from the late 1800's  gristy   Jan-14-05 08:54 PM   #15 
  - An Old Theological Book  Hardrada   Jan-14-05 08:59 PM   #19 
  - some fossils  JitterbugPerfume   Jan-14-05 09:06 PM   #22 
  - One just sold for $55 on ebay  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:27 AM   #75 
  - Some old Roman coins  TorchesAndPitchforks   Jan-14-05 08:58 PM   #17 
  - Oldest thing I own  hoi polloi   Jan-14-05 09:00 PM   #20 
  - My house is 100 years old. n/t  Tom_Foolery   Jan-14-05 09:06 PM   #23 
  - I didn't think about that, mine's from the 1880's n/t  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-14-05 09:10 PM   #26 
  - also got a couple of real old books  JitterbugPerfume   Jan-14-05 09:10 PM   #27 
  - My family's house is so old  Longgrain   Jan-15-05 08:27 AM   #65 
  - fossil sharks teeth  alarimer   Jan-14-05 09:08 PM   #24 
  - I love antiques and don't find them to be creepy at all.  sistersofmercy   Jan-14-05 09:09 PM   #25 
  - Good story!  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:30 AM   #77 
  - some of the rocks in my yard are pretty old...  CarpeVeritas   Jan-14-05 09:13 PM   #28 
  - Circa Civil war bureau with mirror  StClone   Jan-14-05 09:14 PM   #29 
  - My Grandmother (b.1890) gave me her girlhood coin collection.  NNadir   Jan-14-05 09:18 PM   #30 
  - Probally this photo I found on Ebay  Longgrain   Jan-14-05 10:00 PM   #33 
  - I still have a couple of articles of clothing from when i worked  tk2kewl   Jan-14-05 10:02 PM   #34 
  - A civil war Spencer carbine  sparky_in_ma   Jan-14-05 10:04 PM   #35 
  - That's worth a lot if it's in good shape n/t  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:36 AM   #79 
  - The Ark of the Covenant  CanuckAmok   Jan-14-05 10:06 PM   #36 
  - ROFL! Wanna Trade?  Xipe Totec   Jan-15-05 05:06 PM   #106 
  - 1831 book: same year as Nat Turner's rebellion  MisterP   Jan-14-05 10:08 PM   #37 
  - A redwood bookcase, built by my grandfather  CornField   Jan-14-05 10:09 PM   #38 
  - Two paintings of Venice from 1736  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-14-05 10:09 PM   #39 
  - A Foot Pump Dentist Drill....  WCGreen   Jan-14-05 10:14 PM   #41 
  - We have an old child's chair  kittycat1164   Jan-14-05 10:18 PM   #42 
  - You should post a picture of that  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:39 AM   #81 
     - Picture of the ladder back childs chair  kittycat1164   Jan-15-05 03:31 PM   #96 
        - Good job  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 05:19 PM   #107 
  - A handful of bronze roman coins...  haele   Jan-14-05 10:49 PM   #43 
  - My father has a coin dated 24 BC  mtnsnake   Jan-15-05 11:47 AM   #84 
  - My blankie  Biased Liberal Media   Jan-14-05 10:51 PM   #44 
  - circa 1860 - a crucifix from Portugal  nini   Jan-14-05 10:51 PM   #45 
  - Some petrified wood  dweller   Jan-14-05 11:02 PM   #46 
  - 1939 Zenith radio  PennyK   Jan-14-05 11:05 PM   #47 
  - a 15th century breviary leaf.  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jan-14-05 11:07 PM   #48 
  - My great grandmother's furniture and my grandfather's books.  BamaGirl   Jan-14-05 11:10 PM   # 
  - I think my dads baby ring is the oldest thing I have, its about 63 years  Revolutionary_Acts04   Jan-14-05 11:10 PM   #49 
  - A book...  BiggJawn   Jan-14-05 11:13 PM   #50 
  - Well, it took a while to google it up  Book Lover   Jan-14-05 11:42 PM   #57 
     - You have it!  BiggJawn   Jan-14-05 11:49 PM   #60 
        - We probably used different search terms  Book Lover   Jan-14-05 11:54 PM   #63 
  - 1868 Grant election pin n/t  sandnsea   Jan-14-05 11:29 PM   #51 
  - 105 Year Old Underwood Typewriter  arwalden   Jan-14-05 11:32 PM   #52 
  - antique beer steins and a baby grand piano...  RadFemFL   Jan-14-05 11:37 PM   #53 
  - A 1939 Coronado floor model radio, and two 1930s Homer Laughlin  Left Is Write   Jan-14-05 11:39 PM   #54 
  - My receiving blanket.  msgadget   Jan-14-05 11:40 PM   #55 
  - 1864 2-cent piece  last_texas_dem   Jan-14-05 11:41 PM   #56 
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  - I have my Grandmother's high school graduation picture.  BiggJawn   Jan-14-05 11:50 PM   #61 
     - Mine too  shesemsmom   Jan-14-05 11:59 PM   #64 
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  - A Piranesi.  FuzzySlippers   Jan-15-05 08:32 AM   #66 
  - a stereographic viewer  fleabert   Jan-15-05 08:35 AM   #67 
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  - A quilt made by my great great grandmother in 1869  ashling   Jan-15-05 09:13 AM   #70 
  - A lamp  TheCentepedeShoes   Jan-15-05 11:04 AM   #72 
  - I don't know  HEAVYHEART   Jan-15-05 11:24 AM   #74 
  - It was my grandparents.  Gothic Sponge   Jan-15-05 11:27 AM   #76 
  - Wow  HEAVYHEART   Jan-15-05 11:33 AM   #78 
  - A Blue And White Ming Charger  parkia00   Jan-15-05 11:36 AM   #80 
  - Very nice  HEAVYHEART   Jan-15-05 11:41 AM   #83 
  - probably the diamonds in my wedding band  Coventina   Jan-15-05 11:41 AM   #82 
  - Manmade; Roman coins and a book from 1635  Lorien   Jan-15-05 12:13 PM   #85 
  - 120-something year old copper kettle and flame set  HEyHEY   Jan-15-05 12:25 PM   #87 
  - Chinese sculpture, Han Dynasty  sir_captain   Jan-15-05 12:27 PM   #88 
  - Trilobite fossil from the Paleozoic era  El Fuego   Jan-15-05 01:10 PM   #89 
  - closer to half that (extinct 245 million yrs ago)  amazona   Jan-15-05 05:35 PM   #110 
     - Very cool!!  El Fuego   Jan-16-05 10:03 AM   #112 
  - First Edition copy of "Dune"  Bok_Tukalo   Jan-15-05 01:12 PM   #90 
  - My great-grandpa's hand made stool  fortyfeetunder   Jan-15-05 01:21 PM   #91 
  - a piece of ancient Chinese pottery in a pendant on a chain  Butterflies   Jan-15-05 01:23 PM   #92 
  - I have a tintype photo of my greatx4 grandmother  SW FL Dem   Jan-15-05 01:38 PM   #93 
  - Books  tjwmason   Jan-15-05 01:42 PM   #94 
  - a 1760-something English penny  baldguy   Jan-15-05 03:28 PM   #95 
  - An old cane fishing rod.  apple_ridge   Jan-15-05 03:35 PM   #97 
  - an antique Good Housekeeping Cookbook  Freebird12004   Jan-15-05 03:40 PM   #98 
  - I have my great -grandparents bedroom set from 1890  Dzimbowicz   Jan-15-05 04:21 PM   #99 
  - As I said earlier, my dad's 1951 tax return  Taverner   Jan-15-05 04:24 PM   #101 
  - I have come Roman coins and rings, also a Roman era  vixengrl   Jan-15-05 04:26 PM   #102 
  - Hm - some books and a rocking horse from about 1750.  neweurope   Jan-15-05 04:27 PM   #103 
  - Al Capone's finger  cestpaspossible   Jan-15-05 04:42 PM   #104 
  - I have a whale bone  Goathead   Jan-15-05 04:55 PM   #105 
  - 2 billion years old  amazona   Jan-15-05 05:33 PM   #109 
  - Depends  Kellanved   Jan-15-05 05:48 PM   #111 
  - I have an alarm clock that I had in high school  Kathy in Cambridge   Jan-16-05 10:04 AM   #113 
  - Well, I am sitting directly under a Tiffany stained glass chandelier  American Tragedy   Jan-16-05 10:43 AM   #114 
  - Quartz Crystals that go back as far as 10s of 1000s of years. :) n/t  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jan-16-05 11:25 AM   #115 
  - A petrified shell partly in rock  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-16-05 11:34 AM   #116 
  - Of my own lifetime  benny05   Jan-16-05 05:18 PM   #117 
  - my DNA  ElsewheresDaughter   Jan-16-05 05:25 PM   #118 
 

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