Vampire Slaying / Vampire Killing Kits (Alleged Antiques)

IbisNibs

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I just saw on 'pawn stars' someone sord a mid victorian vampire protection kit, wanted to share the photo and thought here was as good a place as any, if there is aomewhere better please feel free to move it, btw the caliber of the guns is .50!!! And the bullets are silver
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wow! I'd rather make my own I think, especially at that price! But it is very nicely done...

It looks like it would make a likely crafts project kit at your local arts and craft supply store. Like those bead-it-yourself jewelry kits that are sold in stores.
 

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I just saw on 'pawn stars' someone sord a mid victorian vampire protection kit, wanted to share the photo and thought here was as good a place as any, if there is aomewhere better please feel free to move it, btw the caliber of the guns is .50!!! And the bullets are silver

Was there a vampire problem in Mid Victorian times?
 

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Was there a vampire problem in Mid Victorian times?
Vampires were quite a common theme in vicrorian Britain culmulating with Bram Soters 'Dracula' in 1896, the artist whos name is engraved on the boxs' most famous painting was 'the vampire'.There is however a theory that the 'vampire' was a metaphor for the influx of immigrants from eastern europe in the victorian period.
 
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Some daft twat posted photos on Facebook of a Victorian Vampire Killer Kit -

Victorian Vampire Killer Kit. Made from an old and well-used home-made violin case. Found at a thrift store

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We've had discussion of these before but I can't find the thread now.
 

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We've had discussion of these before but I can't find the thread now.
The vampire killing kit discussions have now been consolidated into a single thread.
 
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