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Bottles in orange: unusual packaging of L'Orange Variee perfume
Bottles in orange: unusual packaging of L'Orange Variee perfume
In 1925, the presentation of the perfume L'orange Variee took place. The original packaging was a ball in the form of an orange, inside which there were bottles in the form of lobes. 8 glass bottles contained a label with information about the contents...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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1753 ancient Roman coins found in Poland
1753 ancient Roman coins found in Poland
In the South-Eastern part of Poland, near Tichobórz, farmer Mariusz Dyl found an incredible treasure – 1753 ancient Roman silver coins. The discovered specimens could not be collected immediately – the coins were scattered over a very large area. The...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Stuffed animals, plants and minerals: Ole Vorm collection
Stuffed animals, plants and minerals: Ole Vorm collection
Ole Worm is a Danish medical doctor and collector. He studied embryology and wrote several treatises that were dedicated to the Scandinavian runes. For the first time I used such terms as stalactite and stalagmite. His engravings and descriptions of...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Hair is the pride of Victorian women
Hair is the pride of Victorian women
The fashion of the Edwardian and Victorian eras in great Britain was very different from the modern one. And it's not just about how everyday clothes and holiday outfits looked. Women paid special attention to their hair, refusing to cut it. Below are...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Medieval thaler went under the hammer for 110 200 hryvnia
Medieval thaler went under the hammer for 110 200 hryvnia
Medieval numismatics is one of the most interesting topics for collectors of ancient coins. Towards the end of March, Violity purchased an interesting copy - a 1611 Thaler, the cost of the lot was 110,200 hryvnia. The lot interested more than 180...
31 march 2020, 23:25
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Late 50s: photos of New Orleans
Late 50s: photos of New Orleans
New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, which is located on the banks of the Mississippi river. New Orleans is a highly developed economic and commercial center thanks to a large port that has access to the Gulf of Mexico. Unique...
31 march 2020, 23:04
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A mammoth tusk 2.5 meters long was found in Germany
A mammoth tusk 2.5 meters long was found in Germany
In southern Germany, archaeologists have unearthed an ancient mammoth Tusk. The find is impressive in its size – the length of the Tusk is almost 2.5 meters. According to archaeologists, mammoths lived in this area about 20 thousand years ago – in those...
30 march 2020, 22:04
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New South Wales post offices at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
New South Wales post offices at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
The most populous state in the South-East of Australia is New South Wales. This is where the largest city and capital of the state is located – Sydney. In 1842, a regular mail service was established between Sydney and Melbourne. In 1848, the postal...
30 march 2020, 20:11
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Shestak with an interesting history of creation sold for 90 198 hryvnia
Shestak with an interesting history of creation sold for 90 198 hryvnia
Jan Kazimir's Shestak is another Polish coin sold in the middle of the map on Violity. The cost of the 1656 coin was 90,198 hryvnias. The coin attracted the attention of more than a hundred numismatists who followed the auction. The silver copy was not...
30 march 2020, 17:56
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Collecting beer labels: where to start
Collecting beer labels: where to start
Biophilia – the perfect hobby for beer lovers. This line of collecting includes searching for and purchasing beer cans and bottles, lids, labels, and other items related to this intoxicating drink. The easiest way to assemble covers and labels is to...
29 march 2020, 13:20
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