Treasure Tuesday – Bathroom Scale

Tomorrow we’ll be three weeks into the new year. How are those resolutions going? If you’re struggling, it might be time to scale back. For instance, if you have one of these in your bathroom you might want to update, since Landers, Fray, & Clark only made scales from 1936 to 1965. Yes, it still…

Treasure Tuesday – Argo Chem Supply Thermometer

It’s still a bit chilly out, so to keep an eye on that temperature we brought out our outdoor thermometer from Argo Chem Supply Co., which was on 500 Grummow Drive (west of Fallon just off Highway 50) from 1969 to 1985. Turns out it’s a nice and toasty 74 degrees in object storage!

Treasure Tuesday – Year 2000 Barbie

Happy New Year to all, and a special happy birthday to this week’s Treasure Tuesday find! Here we have a limited 2000 edition Celebration Barbie doll. Still doesn’t look a day over 20, which is good because that’s how old she is now! She’s one of several special Barbies we have, but the only New…

Treasure Tuesday – c. 1920s Ladies Hat

To welcome the 2020s, let’s bring back some fashion from the 1920s! 100 years ago, no self-respecting woman would leave home without a hat, and they would often change embellishments to match the season. These silk flowers and ribbons would be perfect for our black and white masquerade tonight. Hope to see you there!

Treasure Tuesday – Homemade Stocking

Unlike millions across the world, this stocking isn’t being hung tonight. It was hand-made in 1968 by Karen McNary for her husband, John and is now having a well-deserved retirement. Normally we only put in the one picture, but the other side is equally as adorable: