Found on the street and now back to the street

Found on the street and now back to the street

Longtime readers of this site know that I’ve collected many things on walks around the barrio — coins, hundreds of marbles, broken watches, keys, medallions and too much more.

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This old token is a recent find. It says “Good for $1.00 with return of savings bank in good condition.” The bank isn’t named, so I won’t be collecting the dollar.

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The junk/treasures have piled up over the years, to the point that I’ve started to return some to the streets. More precisely, to an old telephone pole next to the street.

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It was a kick to discover that someone else has nailed their own found object to the pole. Thanks for sharing. Look for it next time you are in barrio viejo.

The best of the "new" downtown

The best of the "new" downtown

Part Two of Convent Avenue: Then and now