Antique Tools – Collectibles You Can Put to Use
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Mumblepeg was a game played with a knife that I played when I was a little boy of nine or ten. Knives in hand, two boys faced each other and took turns throwing the knife, aiming to land its point in the ground close to his opponent’s foot. The opponent would then move his foot to touch the knife. The object was to stretch your friend until he couldn’t reach the knife.
Barber Shop, Beauty Shop & Shaving Colectibles
The neighborhood barber shop was an important social and cultural institution in the first half of the 20th century. Men and boys gathered to gossip, exchange business news, and check current fashions. With the emergence of unisex shops in the 1960s, the number of barber shops dropped by half in the United States. References: Ronald S. […]