world’s oldest soccer ball

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“This leather soccer ball (which dates to at least 1540 and possibly as far back as 1490) was constructed from pieces of thick cow leather, stretched and tightly laced over a pig’s bladder.

It was discovered behind paneling in the Queen’s chamber in Scotland’s Stirling Castle and

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its a truck thing…

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Tomorrow! Saturday 6/20…

The Leather Truck Shop will be set up for biz 9-1pm, next to Triple B (scrumptious food starts at 8am) at Oasis in Coral Bay.

See ya there!

leather mummy toes

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“The original Cairo toe, made out of wood and leather, is housed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The toe was found attached to a female mummy.

Two false mummy toes from Egypt may have actually strutted their stuff as functional big-toe prostheses for their owners, researchers have found.

The two toes — the Greville Chester housed in the British Museum and the Cairo toe, at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo — date back to before 600 B.C., which the researchers say is much earlier than what had been considered the earliest known practical prosthesis (called the Roman Capua leg dating to around 300 B.C.).”artifacts III

Tomorrow!

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The Leather Truck Shop will join the forces tomorrow with Triple B (lucky me!)

See you at Oasis, Coral Bay 9-1pm (Triple B opens at 8am)

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The Leather Truck Shop is officially on Summer Schedule: LOOSE & LAZY! (ie. no schedule 🙂
I WILL be popping up though, and will make announcements accordingly.
Thanks for a great season everyone, and thanks for such great feedback about my new store on wheels!
(Pickles in Paradise, you get a special shout out…thanks Bev!)
 summer