lovely pile of globes

A rare 16th century gold sundial and compass ring, possibly German,


old collection of mourning pins

Compass Rose

vintage watch necklaces


Father Time Wall Clock

All I wanted to do was get back to Africa. We had not left it, yet, but when I would wake in the night I would lie, listening, homesick for it already. ~Ernest Hemingway, "Green Hills of Africa"



Love this but couldn't walk by it in my house without singing, "Restless heart, sleep alone tonight...."

Two- story library.

Umbrella lights!


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Leica! Prototype of all 35 M cameras, reverse engineered by Nikon to create their camera, can shoot a bullet without blur in mid-air and on and on. Nice.

sorta like his pocket watch but all of the brass parts are white and there's blood stains on the glass

Map Compass Rose by Coscomomo