ballyhooligan I am a collector and dealer of unusual antiques. Actively trying to start a museum of Capital Punishment & Corrections. [email protected]
Don't go to prison kids.
Coin Operated bunny rabbit ride I bought at a funeral home auction years ago in Pennsylvania.
Original cover painting for a Mexican pulp comic called Posesion Demoniaca featuring a clown turning into a werewolf.
An original string art scorpion made by Charles Manson in Corcoran, acquired from a man that was a CO there during the mid-90s. I believe the rust colored decorations are from Manson's own blood.
Original sideshow pitchcard.
Demons & Angels. Original snapshot.
1947 press photo from Moyamensing Prison in Philly. The photo depicts two corrections officers holding an antique human restraint, likely used at the prison around the time it was first opened in the 1830s.
Another gas mask photo from the D.C. Photo show, this one appears to be WWII era.
Another D.C. Photo show find...Man in gas mask, probably WW1
One of my finds from the D.C. Photo show today. Snapshot of a woman that is holding either a gaff shrunken head, or a moulded vegetable in the shape of a head.