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08-08-2018, 08:07 AM
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(08-05-2018 12:53 PM)LincolnMan Wrote:  You can? How come I can’t see it using my ohone I wonder?

It showed on both my screen at home and the one at work.
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08-08-2018, 01:23 PM
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Weird!

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08-19-2018, 01:45 PM (This post was last modified: 08-19-2018 01:46 PM by Thomas Kearney.)
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Nowadays, 3D Printers can make various items from toy cars to prosthetic hands. But back in the 1960's, Mold A Rama machines were the predecessor to 3D Printers. For a couple dollars, you could make a plastic figure of an animal or a car and take it home with you. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI has 10 of these machines and one features a bust of Abraham Lincoln:

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM2XK...earborn_MI

I've had mine since 2008 and keep it on my desk at home.

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08-19-2018, 07:34 PM (This post was last modified: 08-19-2018 07:36 PM by Anita.)
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(08-08-2018 01:23 PM)LincolnMan Wrote:  Weird!

I can see it also and can relate to " so ugly it's cute." I think many felt that way when they met Lincoln.

(08-19-2018 01:45 PM)Thomas Kearney Wrote:  Nowadays, 3D Printers can make various items from toy cars to prosthetic hands. But back in the 1960's, Mold A Rama machines were the predecessor to 3D Printers. For a couple dollars, you could make a plastic figure of an animal or a car and take it home with you. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI has 10 of these machines and one features a bust of Abraham Lincoln:

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM2XK...earborn_MI

I've had mine since 2008 and keep it on my desk at home.
Thomas, this is really cool. When I was young they didn't have such neat machines. The ones I knew flattened pennies thus elongating Lincoln's image.
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08-19-2018, 07:52 PM (This post was last modified: 08-19-2018 07:53 PM by Thomas Kearney.)
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(08-19-2018 07:34 PM)Anita Wrote:  
(08-08-2018 01:23 PM)LincolnMan Wrote:  Weird!

I can see it also and can relate to " so ugly it's cute." I think many felt that way when they met Lincoln.

(08-19-2018 01:45 PM)Thomas Kearney Wrote:  Nowadays, 3D Printers can make various items from toy cars to prosthetic hands. But back in the 1960's, Mold A Rama machines were the predecessor to 3D Printers. For a couple dollars, you could make a plastic figure of an animal or a car and take it home with you. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI has 10 of these machines and one features a bust of Abraham Lincoln:

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM2XK...earborn_MI

I've had mine since 2008 and keep it on my desk at home.
Thomas, this is really cool. When I was young they didn't have such neat machines. The ones I knew flattened pennies thus elongating Lincoln's image.

check out pennycollector.com. Lincoln appears on this classic souvenir at Ford's Theater, Gettysburg, the White House, Smithsonian, Henry Ford Museum, and of course, Springfield. I check the locations tool before I travel to see if I can find any souvenir pennies to bring home.

The Mold A Rama machine costs $3 and is located at the back of the exhibit With Liberty And Justice For All in the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

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08-20-2018, 06:08 PM
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I have several of the Lincoln wax molds from the Henry Ford. I always liked the smell of them!

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08-21-2018, 07:40 PM
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(08-20-2018 06:08 PM)LincolnMan Wrote:  I have several of the Lincoln wax molds from the Henry Ford. I always liked the smell of them!
there's something about that beautiful Mold A Rama smell that makes me feel good. Now that I'm a 2 hour drive from The Henry Ford, I can add to my collection, I just need the Model T and Henry Ford statue plus the Santa and Christmas Tree molds they have during the holidays.

All this show your Lincoln collectables stuff is inspiring me to use Collecting Lincoln as a subject for 1 of 3 talk i have to give in Public Speaking this fall.

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08-24-2018, 01:05 PM
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08-24-2018, 03:37 PM
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But that hair is BLONDE, no?!
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08-25-2018, 05:39 AM
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(08-21-2018 07:40 PM)Thomas Kearney Wrote:  
(08-20-2018 06:08 PM)LincolnMan Wrote:  I have several of the Lincoln wax molds from the Henry Ford. I always liked the smell of them!
there's something about that beautiful Mold A Rama smell that makes me feel good. Now that I'm a 2 hour drive from The Henry Ford, I can add to my collection, I just need the Model T and Henry Ford statue plus the Santa and Christmas Tree molds they have during the holidays.

All this show your Lincoln collectables stuff is inspiring me to use Collecting Lincoln as a subject for 1 of 3 talk i have to give in Public Speaking this fall.

I love that I am not the only one that like the smell. But then again- I like the smell of gasoline too! When I was young and living in Detroit there were some retail stores that had those machines in the entryways. I bought my first JFK mold at one of those stores.

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