Category Archives: Fun with Jerry

Jerry’s sculture

Remember my trip with Jerry to the scrap yard? Here’s what he got out of it:

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Jerry’s Coyotes

See Jerry’s coyote paintings here. (Added the link to the blogroll, right.)

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Scrappin’ with Jerry

We went up to a salvage yard in Idaho, hunting for stainless steel. Along the way, we stopped at an antique store, where I bought 20 or so 78s, including the one you’ll hear on the video: “One Alone,” performed … Continue reading

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Memory image retriever

After successfully getting the Monarch Pricemarker to work, Jerry rewarded me with a more difficult task. He presented me with some sort of device (made by Haag-Streit, Bern, early 20th century)  with movable arms, multiple lenses, a light source, and … Continue reading

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IT WORKS!

(Thanks to Jeannine for the excellent camera work.) UPDATE: Here, by the way, is the charmless current model of the Monarch Pricemarker (I think).

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Price marker

This, my friends, is a Price Marker, made by the Monarch Tag Company, circa 1916, given to me by my friend Jerry, weighing in at about 25 lbs. A little tinkering with it reveals how it is supposed to work. … Continue reading

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Donating to the MJT

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