Low

Note from the Bank of Lowville, dated November 10, 1862:

Pay the bearer Ten Cents, when presented in sums of one or more dollars
C.C. Riggs, dealer in Hardware, Iron, Stoves

Found in "The Outbreak of Rebellion" by John G. Nicolay. Published by Scribners, 1914.



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Martha My Dear


Martha's Vineyard bookmark with gift envelope.

Found in "Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Settlement of Boston"published by Rockwell and Churchill, 1880.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Amy Hartman, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed


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Spineless


Portion of the binding from a book titled "The International Encyclopedia of Practical Knowledge." It might have been part of a salesman's sample.

Found in "Suetonius' Lives of the Twelve Caesars" edited by H. M. Bird. Published by Argus Books, 1934.

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Poppy


Bookmark featuring the California Poppy.

Found in "Drink To Yesterday" by Manning Coles. Published by Alfred Knopf, 1941.

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In Stereo



Stereoview from the Keystone View Company, dated 1901, titled "A Box of Mice Among The Wedding Presents."

Found in "Peg Woffington" by Charles Reade. Published by Ticknor and Fields, 1855.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Ursula Marie Harris, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks so much to everyone who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Ten Vintage Children's Books - contest closed


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Around The World

Collection of cancelled postage stamps.

Found in "Starting From San Francisco" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Published by New Directions, 1967.


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The Center Garden


Dried and pressed plant.

Found in "Courtney of the Center Garden" by Burt L. Standish. Published by Barse and Hopkins, 1915.

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Nickel and Dimed

Small black velvet jewelry pouch. Inside were five very clean and shiny 1957 nickels.

Found in "The Nestorian Monument in China" by P.Y. Saeki. Published by The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1916.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Nose Deep In A Book, who entered right here on the site. I will try and get in touch with you via your profile. You can also reach me at fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

Thanks to all that entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Books - contest closed

Giveaway is now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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Mystery


Photograph, no date or writing.

Found in "Mystery Coach" by Matt Christopher. Published by Little, Brown, 1973.

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Really Fresh


Flatted box for Curly-Top Popcorn from the 1939 New York World's Fair featuring Shirley Temple. Temple starred in the 1935 film "Curly Top."

Found in "The Martyred Towns of France" by Clara E. Laughlin. Published by G.P. Putnam's, 1919.



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