flea market 2018 – part one

The weather was perfect, and a good time was had by all. Here are some photos:

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Machine guns and bagpipes. The CRS cop on the right is cradling a machine gun against his chest. CRS cops are best known for crowd and riot control (Compagnies Républicaines de Sécurité).

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These are called poêle en faïence which means a ceramic stove. These two come from Alsace and the Vosges. One is early 20th century, the other is late 19th century. Coal or wood fed, I think they’re magnificent.

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Someone’s medal of valor ends up in a flea market. Sad. I wonder who the person was, and what act of bravery he committed.

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The dog was not for sale.

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more photos to come later … thanks for stopping by!

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