The Newtown Pentacle

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check these out at I’m posting this on 8/08/09, and the auction says its got four days to go. I can never afford to buy these, but one of you people reading this might be rich and can. If you do, please let me publish them… please?

I’ve got no affiliation with these folks by the way, this isn’t an ad or anything.


from item description:

For offer, a rare archival collection of original photographs! Fresh from a prominent estate in Upstate, NY. Vintage, Old, Original – NOT a Reproduction – Guaranteed !!

22 photos, numbered in the photo. Some say Complete Electrical Installation, Newtown Creek B/T by Friedman Electric Company. Looks like they are building an oil or gasoline / gas company. Shows trucks, cars, men working, buildings, advertising signs, etc. Nice views! Others have writing on back with the same location, dated Jan., 1931, with names identifying people in the photos. Include Max Bresnick, J. McMasters, H. Decker, Walter Buck, William Besterman. 17 photos are 8 x 10 inches. 5 are 6 x 8 inches. In good condition overall. Some photos do have light damage at edges, a few have creases. Please see photos below for more information. NOTE: Photos look better than shown below! If you collect 20th century Americana history, American / United States of America photography, occupation, industry, advertisement ad, etc. this is a treasure you will not see again! Add this to your image or paper / ephemera collection. Important genealogy research importance too. Combine shipping on multiple bid wins! Insurance is extra, international s/h is more.  No reserve. Good luck bidding. 

Written by Mitch Waxman

August 8, 2009 at 10:16 pm

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