Archive for Teens

the original Boy Scouts “Be Prepared” badge (1910?)

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 7, 2010 by All Conference Vintage

I was never in the Boy Scouts, but I’m minorly obsessed with their vintage regalia.  I probably have 20 vintage Cub Scouts books and 200 badges.  This one went for over $200 on eBay.

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on eBay: World War I era firefighter’s helmet

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 17, 2010 by All Conference Vintage

Ebay seller Jimpicks has this and a few other incredible World War I era helmets for sale.  I’m watching this one.

HYPNOTISM! (1910)

Posted in badassery, ephemera, history, lost arts, vanishing America with tags , , , , on July 16, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

from the pages of Popular Mechanics, 1910.