06-30-2013, 07:54 AM
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Here is a link to an old color film about baseball and you see a huge billboard for GEM Blades.
Have a look. http://www.wimp.com/yankeesreds/

Thought it interesting, so I posted it.

Fab

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 06-30-2013, 08:07 AM
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  • Johnny
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Fab, thanks for sharing this.

The blades, 5 for $.25, what a deal.

But the important thing is the historic value of that video. I love how everyone dressed for the ball games. And, this was right before WWII broke out.

And the Yankee's swept that series in 4 games by beating the Reds.

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 06-30-2013, 08:47 AM
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  • Fab
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Pretty cool to see these old advertisements. It brings some nostalgia from these old times. Awesome price for the blades Biggrin

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 06-30-2013, 11:28 AM
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  • freddy
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If it hasn't been touched up then I am amazed at the clarity and the pure colors of this Gem of a film. (Pun intended)

This was slightly more than six years before I was born so it was a fascinating and nostalgic look at a New York about three years before my parents met in Brooklyn.

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