Wednesday, February 5, 2014

OK Travellers, can you tell what cities these are by their artist rendered map? How many did you get?

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Answers:

1. London
2. Brooklyn (NY) 
3.Paris
4. Los Angeles
5. Rome
6. Boston
7. Brussels
8. Jerusalem
9. St. Louis
10. Melbourne
11.  Sydney
12. Madrid

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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Vintage tools and appliances




All these tools are made in 1/12 scale by Jose Maria Bolio of Ulus Miniatures in Mexico.  I've seen him at the  IGMA shows and I have a few of his pieces.  They are distinguished by incredible attention to detail, like cords, plugs and distressed finishes.

































Thursday, January 30, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

1920s Secret Compartment Watch


This is the Notora by Favre Lueba.  The dial flips up to reveal a scroll of paper (presumably for writing secret messages) which can be controlled with two dials on the side of the case. 

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Sunday, January 19, 2014