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Antique Photo Restoration

A simple, but satisfying job to take a photo found behind another in an old photo frame and return it to one piece. I was fortunate to be able to make my own very high-res scan of the original, and that the pieces were in good condition for their age.

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The 1946 Chevrolet Suburban Calgary Police Paddy Wagon

Back in the summer of 1988 or 1989, there was a music festival on Prince's Island Park in Calgary. The police had brought out their vintage paddy wagon and in those pre-internet days, I had never seen anything like it before. I took a number of photos of it.

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The Blade Runner Spinner by Syd Mead

Syd Mead, futurist designer, has few peers in the fields of industrial design and commercial illustration. And he accomplished all that before he worked on Blade Runner.

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Mezco Mars Attacks Action Figure

Mezco Toys has released an action figure based on the Martian soldier from the Topps trading card series (which inspired the Tim Burton film).

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View-Master Tribute Poster

Introduced at the 1939 World's Fair in New York, the View-Master came into its own during the stereo photography (or 3D to you movie and comics fans) craze of the 1950s. It is easy to forget that the View-Master was once a successful mass-market product akin to today's VCR and DVD player. It was family entertainment. Millions of reels have been sold and a collectors' community thrives today.

View-Master is now owned by Mattel. While the original viewers and reels are still available, they have moved the brand into the modern technology of smartphone apps.

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