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n 1961 the military began secret tests on a new concept in self protection. Code named Smirkers, these non-lethal pistols sprayed psychotropic gases, producing hours of smiling bliss. Although several were developed, testing ended in 1963 after countless self shootings.

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cast these in Hydrostone™, a very hard plaster, then hand paint them which can be a tad tricky. For success, you have to get the surface juuust wet enough.

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hat we have here are the actual proofs of proposed stamps by private companies. For reasons that still remain a mystery, the Postal Service has always rejected the idea. When mounted like this they are legal to own.

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ere’s something you didn’t know: the matte finish and worn edges on these hearts come from hours of tumbling in a rock polisher. In the process, many hearts are broken.

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bout ten years ago I had the following frames made. I didn’t need them, but I felt that in a few years I would. They now hold these mounted Giclee prints in an overall size of 12 inches by 20 inches. Did you know that the word Giclee was illegal in France until 1993?

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t’s the question that has vexed mankind for years. Why pottery stores? Well, what’s your idea? They take up an area of about 18 inches wide by 15 inches tall and clear title accompanies each.

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