Readers, Send Us Photos of Your Favorite Heirloom or Antique!

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Antique fire engine. Credit: caitlinator / CC by 2.0

Is your Grandmother's China or charm bracelet your most valued possession? Is your ten-year old MacBook still serving its purpose? Did you rescue a Mad Men-era living room from Goodwill? Is the Nineteenth century painting in your living room still in its original frame? Prove it! We want to see photos of your favorite antique or heirloom in your home (or in your family)--that has lasted through the centuries--for our next readers slideshow. Click through for details and see the potential for your photo in today's Readers' Green Objects They Can't Live Without . Upload Photos: The Technical Stuff: Please send only jpeg files. Photographs should be no larger than 550 pixels wide, 72 dpi (that's sized for the web), and 200 KB or smaller. (Want to know more about sizing photos for the Web? Check out this helpful article, How to Resize photos for Email or the Web: A Step-by-Step Guide.)

What we're looking for: Photos of your Favorite Heirloom or Antique in Your Home (or in Your Family). You can submit as many as like (though our upload tool will only accept five files per upload). Please include a description of the photograph, including location (town/city/county, state, and country, and an explanation as to why you submitted what you did, plus and any other tidbits that might dazzle us. Please include your name(s) if you'd like us to give you (and the photographer) credit.

Deadlines, deadlines! Please send your photos in by 11:59 pm on the night of Monday, November 23, 2009.

Submit already! Just go to our My Photos page to send us your pics. Thanks!

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