Curious Objects: Codds Wallop – The Codd Bottle Opener
This clever item revolutionised the drinks trade by giving people the opportunity to drink fresh, well-sealed carbonated drinks.
Curious Objects: Bomb Detonator Spike and Key
Back in 2017, I acquired this unusual and interesting brass object. I did not know what is was, and spent months trawling through pages on google trying to find out. Having had no…
Curious Objects: Chicken Glasses
ne of the most interesting aspects of running my curiosity shop is finding and learning about objects that I never knew existed. These are Chicken Glasses, the strange invention made to cure cannibalistic…
The Curious World: Pulgas Vestidas, the World’s Smallest Dolls
In the late 19th century, and for reasons which I am yet to fathom, Nuns in a convent in Mexico began to dress dead fleas in tiny costumes.