1.02.2012

Letters from WWII.

Awhile back, Jordan and I went to this estate sale that ended up being a jackpot of vintage finds. They had these WWII letters that Jordan really wanted to get. I didn't really see the point of them though: they were more than I wanted to spend and, as far as we could tell, they were just letters between friends. Well, a couple months later the sale opened back up and I went by myself. They still had the letters and they were marked down a good amount plus another 25% off. I figured I would surprise Jordan for Christmas and get them. After I took them home I realized they were a great find. They actually are letters between sweethearts. The lady selling them obviously didn't know what they were. I have read through quite a few and they are so fun. The handwriting is beautiful and the way he talks to her is just so cute and old timey. Jordan was totally surprised. Win.




22 comments:

  1. Those sounds so awesome and beautiful, I would love to find something like that one day.

    http://ramblingmountaingirl.blogspot.com/

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  2. That is sooo awesome! Such amazing history!

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  3. that is so sweet!

    xoxo
    morgan<3

    littlealpaca.blogspot.com

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  4. Those are so sweet! What a neat find. I love old estate sales. So fun. xo, rv

    http://aneclecticheap.blogspot.com/

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  5. beautiful. you should type out some of the letters for us to read. love stories are the best :)

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  6. That is amazing. What a treasure. I love reading your blog, all your posts are so creative and you seem so sincere.

    Kelsey
    http://krisp4life.blogspot.com/

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  7. Wow, what a rare find! Those are something to hold onto forever. I bet it's cool to see classic romance up-close like that.

    -Arielle
    www.humblepievintage.com

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  8. I'm such a sucker for old letters! These are so neat! I feel like handwriting back then was prettier, too.

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  9. your.blog.is.amazing.

    pure and simple. thanks for the spot of loveliness.

    and ps those letters look amazing. what a great find.

    xoxo

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  10. LOVE that!! Wow. What an amazing find!! I'd love if you shared what some of the letters said with us. :)

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  11. OMG! this is a fantastic find!
    -wHiT
    www.blacklittlebutton.blogspot.com

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  12. Hi Bri, I just found your blog, and I wanted to say that I love it!

    Happy New Year!

    -Laurie
    www.love-laurie.com

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  13. That is super amazing- so jelly! I'd love to hear what they wrote!

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  14. That is so sweet! I would love to have an awesome find like that!!

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  15. wow that is so neat! It makes me wonder what these sweethearts were like in real life.

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  16. Wow! How beautiful! And your photos of them are fantastic as well. I stumbled upon some post cards from the 1930's several months ago, such sweet words were written there! Thanks for introducing yourself on my blog today!

    <3 Daryl
    Roots,Wings,and Other Things.
    Enter my Shabby Apple giveaway while there's still time!

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  17. ah i love these. the handwriting is unbelievable.. artwork, really!

    my neighbors have a letter written from a man in their family to his wife from during the civil war! they have it framed in their house and it is the sweetest thing. pretty amazing how things like that can last.

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  18. I'm now a follower thanks to TJ directing me to your blog! Serious I love it. Those letters are amazing! I wish we owned something half as cool Lol!

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  19. how incredible! I bet they are so interesting to read.

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  20. i know this is a later post but just found your blog! That's so sweet! I wish I could find something like that, you have a piece of history there!

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  21. How cute! Do you reckon that it's too much to ask to go back to letter writing? Imagine the excitement of getting a little like that! You have great luck to have gotten them. :)

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