Eco Relics has a wide variety of antiques, a treasure trove of history awaiting a new chapter in its life. Here is the opportunity to find out a little more about how these antique pieces were used, learn the history behind a few of these items, and to offer ideas for the use of these pieces.
Last month, Michael Murphy, one of the owners of Eco Relics, went to the estate sale in a farmhouse located on twenty-five acres off of Cedar Point Rd. in North Jacksonville. The farmhouse was built with bricks and beams from deconstructed southern churches.
In the early 1900's Florida's lush tropical beauty was embellished by the vibrant sunsets reflected in the pristine waters. Detailed windows of this era remain in the unique photographic art of E. G. Barnhill.
1840 Census: Compendium of the Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Statistics of the United States
The heyday of the pinup was the 1940s and 50s, but pinup art became famous when Earl Moran signed an exclusive contract with Brown & Bigelow in 1932, who eventually sold millions of calendars graced with his sensual art deco pin-up girls.
We come across cool relics all the time, from photo's to family heirlooms. Another one of the unique finds are vintage postcards and many are from Florida...