This 1960’s world globe celestial Orrery by Torika is unbelievable!

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This space phaser cap gun toy from the 1950’s is sweet!

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All of these plaques, with the exception of the Apollo 13 plaque, were left on the moon by Apollo mission astronauts. They are awesome. These images are from NASA’s official website.

Apollo 11 - The first men on the moon

Apollo 11 - The first men on the moon

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Apollo 12

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Apollo 13

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Apollo 14

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Apollo 17 - The last men to walk on the moon.

Apollo 17 - The last men to walk on the moon.

I saw this amazing mid-century modern model of the Berkeley West Building by architect Charles M. Wickett on Ebay.

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I need this for my bar!

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I almost fell over when I saw this! I love everything from the angled edges to the spike on top!

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I love this amazing telephone.

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An early Ericofon prototype (Image: Ericofon.com)

An early Ericofon prototype (Image: Ericofon.com)

The Ericofon may have been the inspiration for the Telephone that was used by #2 in the British Spy classic “The Prisoner”

#2 on the red telephone that may have been inspired by the Ericofon.

#2 on the red telephone that may have been inspired by the Ericofon.

I love this!

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Secretaries of the Past

March 3, 2009

These old photographs of secretaries are amazing!  I saved these such a long time ago and forgot to post them.   Daniela sent me a few of these, but I can’t remember where I found the others.

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I love the old typewriter

I love this fiberglass chair by designer Steen Ostergaard from the 1960’s.