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Erich Groebe's Online Home

Inventory
Home
My Hero
Buddhism
American Empire

The Living Room:
     It is this room where the bulk of my "collections" can be found. For this reason I will start this inventory list with a 360 degree look at the room.

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Going counter clockwise from front door...View#1.

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Continue left

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And...we're back at the front door...

The Living Room:
This next series of photos are of more detailed views of specific items & collections in the room. Many of the items are antiques that I brought back with me after nearly 15 years in Germany.

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Original Photographic Portrait of Kaiser Friedrich-III.

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Livng Room. West Wall - Family Portraits & My Certs & Degrees.

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Large Photographic Print of Koln Cathedral (1880)

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WW-II Sluytemann Print.

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WW-I Kaiser Patriotic Plate. ca: 1914

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Bonded Marble Bust of Wagner & Like New 1920's Kodak.

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WWII Sluytemann Print + WW-I Kaiser Plate (1914)

My Cup Plate Collection (1826-1850):
The bulk of my 110 piece collection is kept in this cabinet but I also have duplicates, rare reference books & larger pieces of early Sandwich Glass.

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Cup Plate Collection - Case closed.

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Top of Cup Plate Cabinet - Early Handleless Tea Cups.

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The bulk of my 93 piece collection of Cup Plates (1826 - 1850)

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A closer view into my Cup Plate Collection.

My Small Clock Collection: 
#1. Seth Thomas, Type-2, half column clock.
      Label is: Elihu Greer, 1 State Street (1847-1849)
 
#2. Mini Seth Thomas Column Clock. Spring (1860's)
 
#3. Silam Terry, Rare "Chapel" Clock (1878)
      Listed in 1878 Catalog for $13.00
 
#4. New Haven Black Iron Clock (1890's)
      Has rare Black Face with gold numbers.

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Seth Thomas, Type-2, (1848-1849)

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My 1878 Silam Terry "Chapel" Clock.

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1875 Terry Clock Co. Catalog - Cover -

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Page from catalog with "Chapel" Model.

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Seth Thomas Mini Column Clock. (1870's)

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New Haven Black Iron Clock. (1890-1900)

Phonograph & Record Collections:
I own 4 phonographs;
Columbia Type B, "Eagle" (1898-1899).
Edison Home Phonograph (1906).
Victor Victrola VV-IV (1914)
Victor Victrola VV-VI (1924).

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Photo of Silam Terry Chapel Clock as well as my Columbia Type-B "Eagle" shown with listening tubes.

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My 1898 Columbia "Eagle". DShown with horn and lid. ID Plate #98113

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Another view of my Columbia "Eagle"

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Another view of the VV-VI

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Sellers listing photo of my VV-IV shown below.

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My Victor VV-IV #117090-D (1914)

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Both Victor Victrolas.

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My 1906 Edison Home Phonograph #

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My antique Victor Record Collection (1898 - 1925)

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Another view...

Collection of Kaiser Friedrich-III:
My unusual collection of Memorabilia from his death in 1882 after only 99 days on the throne.
 

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Photographic Potrait of Kaiser Friedrich III with other German antiques below.

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German Memorial Needle work - Kaiser Friedrich III (1881)

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Matchoing needle work of Queen (wife) of Friedrich III (1882)

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Giant Memorial Life of Kaiser Friedrich The Good. (1882)

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Book and Medals Collection.

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Close-up

The Bedroom:
     My home altar was been carefully assembled over several years from individually acquired, vintage pieces that I purchased primarily in Japan but with a few items from China.

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My Buddhist Altar.

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Paula Deen, Savannah Series Nightstand SKU:UNIV110157. $790.00

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Altar top, Showa Era vases not visible.

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Vintage Brass, Handcrafted, Showa Era Japanese Altar Vases.

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Chinese, hand made Heart Sutra Tea Pot with cups.

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Vintage Japanese Rin Gong. 6" dia with striker, cushion & stand.

The Rest of The Room:

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30 Gallon Aquarium with Buddhist books in cabinet below.

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The wall art above and around the aquarium.

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Custom built, floor to ceiling DVD shelves.

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Second photo of DVD collection on shelves.

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