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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Galvenzied Thingies

Coloradolady welcomes you to the first November Vintage Thingies Thursday. Please take the time to visit http://coloradolady.blogspot.com for a great vintage feature.
Back in 1990, while working in Dallas, there was a big flood. This bucket was given out as reminder of this terrible occasion.



This is just a plain old galvanized bucket I picked up somewhere.

This is a vintage (White) mop bucket with wooden rollers. I have had this since the 1960's. It would still get the job done, but it definitely is not used by me anymore.

This is a very old Rain Bird small, lawn sprinkler.

19 comments:

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

OOOhh...would love to have the sprinkler for my collection! The mop bucket is great too!

Lynn at Cottage and Creek said...

Hi LV,
Love your galvanized treasures, especially the lawn sprinkler. The buckets are so charming too. Thanks for sharing them with us and have a great rest of the week.
Lynn

jeanne said...

Hi LV, your vintage items are fun to see. I am quite disappointed that you don't use the wash bucket. Smile.
Happy days to you my sweet friend.
Love, Jeanne

Nani said...

The wash bucket hurts my back just looking at it! LOL The flood bucket is haunting but neat "souvenir."

Manzanita said...

Great vintage finds. I wish I had the mop bucket for my string mop. The wooden rollers look the best.
Manzanita@Wannabuyaduck

A Vintage Green said...

Great vintage buckets. Nice to see them on your post.
- Joy

Ginny said...

I remember those wringer buckets!! And I love your Halloween post, especially the skeletons!!!

Annesphamily said...

I just found three plastic buckets I have for mopping! They were hidden away! I like the galvanized bucket better. I was on vacation in 1965 when a huge flood hit my hometown. I am afraid of large bodies of water so I am very glad I was away. But the devastation is still clear in the minds of many who lost loved ones.
I am glad you are back!

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love the buckets...especially the one marked for the flood. Cool!
Ruth

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Betsy said...

That bucket is so charming with all its interesting parts. Love the look of that old sprinkler also. Love the galvanized look. Thanks for sharing these old beauties.

Sarah said...

Those buckets are handy...and cute too!

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Have a wonderful week, LV, and thanks for visiting me this morning!

Sarah

bj said...

I have always loved olden buckets..they just have a lot of character..thanks for sharing, LV.
xo bj

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Love galvanized things...especially my collection of watering cans! You have an interesting collection here.

Granny Sue said...

Love these! I found a galvanized bucket at an estate sale that said "The Mrs. Keep your cotton pickin' hands off!" I bought it of course. That woman was a kindred spirit.

The French Hutch said...

Hi LV, I love the old galvanized buckets. I even love the new ones but the old ones are so full of character. Great collection.
Great Halloween post, looks like you had plenty of decorations and spooks in Colorado.
Have a great evening LV.

~Emily
The French Hutch

Grammy Goodwill said...

I love that sprinkler!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Your buckets are so much fun!! I've got an old galvanized watering can that I keep on the front porch :-)

Jocelyn @
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Coloradolady said...

I love the buckets! I'd use them for planters!!