flea market finds - keys


From very old to new-ish 
to fit big locks or small
luggage keys
office keys
house keys
door keys
who know what keys
all sizes
all shapes
all sorts of keys

18 comments:

  1. envisioning art projects with these - from framed to jewelry!

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  2. We found a key like the long skeleton keys up above after my mom passed. We have no idea what it goes to. Had a note about a box with it, but it doesn't fit any box in the house.

    I'm thinking it's out to the farm house and from what I hear about the shape that place is in, I'm not going anywhere near it. Plus which I think my Uncle might have schizophrenia, so it might just have to be a mystery.

    I might post that on Facebook and see if anyone knows what it goes to. If they don't and no one wants it, I'll bring it home with me this summer.

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  3. I COLLECT SKELETON KEYS IF YOU PICK ME OUT A FEW WILL PAY YOU!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. I really like the processing style here. Gives off an antique look to the keys.

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  5. What a great collection of keys, especially skeleton keys. I'm cleaning out my closets and storage so no more "stuff" for me. I don't know how you New Yorkers live in such small spaces with no storage.

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  6. It would be neat if the story/history of each key was attached to it...

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  7. My first thought: there are some great stories here -- all the rooms and boxes and cars and cupboards these keys can open.

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  8. Aunt Clara collected doorknobs and there you are, you have the keys...
    Sandi

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  9. like little pieces of people's personal histories all laid out on a table xo

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  10. Aren't skeleton keys beautiful? When we moved into our house 33 years ago, we learned that it was built around 1900 and it still had what was probably the original wooden front door...with a skeleton key. It was rather sad to replace that door with a modern insulated fiberglass door several years ago. I still have the key...somewhere! ;-)

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  11. Cool and would make some sort of neat art display!

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  12. Oh, I love those keys....so attractive like that. I have a tiny wooden block-print block I got in India, and a piece of cloth the fellow stamped with it.

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  13. You could do a lot with these. Except find the locks that used to need them!

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  14. Gotta love keys...they often unlock more than door =)

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  15. I missed this post...

    Now I know to look for keys for Peach as well. Would be nice for her to get them from all over.

    Now I must find out what she does with them...hmmmmm.

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