weird antiques

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Antique photos of California criminals sell twice in four months

A book filled with mug shots of early 20th century California prison inmates sold for $31,200 at Swann Galleries in New York just four months after it was sold fro $2,150 at an Oregon auction. The fascinating book features 710 photographs and was once owned by the San Francisco Police Department, an early proponent...

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SOLD! Unusual multifunction tools

For tool collectors, Black Friday can mean many things, like cast iron! In this photo spread we present a selection of unusual multifunction tools and their recent prices. These would make perfect stocking stuffers for the collector on your list, but be careful - it will be difficult to keep the stocking pinned to...