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jim in paris

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vintage diabolo
« on: September 15, 2015, 01:38:51 PM »

hi all

i have found these two diabolos recently at an antique market
they were "dans leur jus" litterally "in their juice"
meaning not displayed , but full of dust in a wood box
i got them for a fair price (under 15 bux)
the  same brand appears at page 244 in Lourens 's  book, note the hole in each one , making a humming/shriking sound at high speeds

the same day i also got a  very antique bilboquet

photo later

jim
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Dick Stohr

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Re: vintage diabolo
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2015, 01:55:54 PM »

GREAT FIND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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yollector

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Re: vintage diabolo
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2015, 04:48:09 PM »

good find Jim.
I have the same diabolo in the original box.
The patent date on it is June 5th 1906.
boy I feel old !
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