Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Pic Today 6/17/14







DISCOVERING OLD
POST CARDS, MUSIC & BOOKS

Finding old text books, post cards
and sheet music in a country curiosity shop
can show how much times have changed.

Before computers, before calculators,
before adding machines . . .
there was a handy reference book
for households, farms, tradesmen, mechanics:
The World's READY RECKONER,
an invaluable assistant for calculating
practical solutions to almost everything . . .

coming up with an amount and value
of any number of calculations:
board feet of lumber, interest tables, 
dollars and cents, tax tables,
decimal values of fractions, the amount of feed
for your hogs during the summer season.

"Saves time, money & worry
with this rapid calculator."

(The world was a simpler place in 1900.)

3 comments:

  1. Es un lugar muy especial.
    Me gustan las antigüedades.

    Un beso Rick.

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  2. Un Banjo, it reminds me of old us movies, we saw when we were younger!
    Nice post!

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