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UK The Symphony Cottage - August 2015

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Been awhile since I posted on here, so thought I would put a few places up I had been to earlier this year and likewise.

A rural cottage, once home to a hoarder, lots to see an loads to photograph, could of spent ages in here, but more gems like this awaited us on the trip. Upstairs was packed full of old magazines and trinkets almost so the doors would not open fully! a proper hoarder with an eye for musical instruments...

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Thanks for looking folks, hope you enjoyed her as I did.

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That's a stunner of a report, really like your style mate, some really top quality pictures here. The shotgun shells, the gramophone and the doll. YES! :thumb

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