Now THIS was an excellent find !

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  1. Bustedwing

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    Ok so I've been cleaning up my basement and getting rid of stuff.
    A number of years ago I was helping my ex sister inlaw move her Dad out of their family home, he's since deceased. He was a very interesting guy and very creative but a MAJOR pack rat. There was all kinds of stuff and most of it went to good will or the dump.
    I found these under a huge pile of old lapidary magazines.

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    It's the front pages of the Vancouver Herald and the Vancouver Sun Dated May 7th 1945.
    Wish I had the rest of the paper, very interesting to read from the perspective of the time !
     
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    Hey, nice find! :thumbright:
    You'll want to be looking after those!
     
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    That's exactly why I keep newspaper from significant events. So far I have news from 9/11, Afghanistan, Saddam Arrested........etc.......

    Good finding! It has also a certain value, I believe.
     
  4. Gnomey

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    Good find bustedwing. Interesting reading too I'm sure. I have a copy of the local paper from late June 1940 that was found at my old house in Aberdeen, it is really interesting reading (currently framed in the bathroom).
     
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    why the bathroom :?:

    and that's quite a find, i'd pay for summit like that so hang on to it.........
     
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    Not sure why, I think because it is the only place there is room for it to hang on the wall, means people will read it anyway ;)
     
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    so they can be flushed with the allied success ;)
     
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    Makes an alternative to porn in the bathroom... :rolleyes:

    Good find! 8)
     
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    maybe to him it is porn :-k............
     
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    No it isn't, maybe for you though... ;)
     
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    what a fantastic comeback :rolleyes: could've made atleast a passing gay comment :p
     
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    Good stuff Busted. I have a few like that from my grandmother. They get very brittle though here in the dry California air.
     
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    Very good find.

    A couple of years ago I recieved from my Grandmother a couple of News Papers that belonged to my Grandfather. They are French Newspapers, One anouncing the fall of Paris and the other the French surrendure. Very very interesting news papers. I also own a couple of Yank News Papers from 1944 and I have several German Newspapers from between 1943 and 1945 from Berlin.
     
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