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Mantiques: Tools redux, a finer measure

Well, it’s time for another Mantique Monday and once more I’ve been rummaging in the workshop deep in the bowels of Well Dressed Mansion. I’ve previously brought up the matter of tools in my Mantiques series, and I’m back with another tool today. Why? Tools fascinate me. The combination of design and utility is unmatched, and when the combination really…

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Mantiques: My WW2 bomber compass

Welcome to Mantique Monday (an opening that sounds better in my head than it reads on the screen, but these are desperate times so I’ll not discard a serviceable pun). Today’s item is again from deep in the vault here at Well Dressed Mansions. This is an item I was given by my grandfather around 25 years ago,  something he’d…

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