Thursday, May 01, 2003

Mr. Lileks notes this auction of old general store goods, adding a reminder that just because it closed in 1952, don't picture a weath of hula hoops and boomrang curtains. I spotted some great blonde furniture, but also mass-market craftsman chairs. Our stereotypical pictures of decades often have to do with a very few years, or only the passions of youth culture, and so we're surprised by very 1930s-looking packaging.

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