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Florence [NJ] auto shop owner now owns Hitler's toilet
NJ.com ^ | February 11, 2013 | Christina Izzo

Posted on 02/11/2013 8:10:48 AM PST by Slings and Arrows

The toilet in Greg Kohfeldt’s auto shop on West Second Street in Florence has traveled the world.

But its chief distinction is that it was once owned by Adolf Hitler, Kohfeldt says.

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But there still seems to be some kind of allure about a toilet that Hitler may have used that brings people to the shop, he said.

“It just grows,” Kohfeldt said. “It seems like every year something brings it back up and more people stop in about it.”

Kohfeldt said on average he will get one or two people a month looking to catch a glimpse of the toilet but after an article or a TV broadcast, the number can jump up to six or 12 people per month.

The infamous toilet has brought people from Boston, Canada and even England, Kohfeldt said.

“It brings people from all over,” he said. “One young lady was pregnant. She wanted to take pictures on the toilet. Asked to come back and take pictures when she had her baby.”

Kohfeldt is in the process of installing a new bathroom and once it’s all done, he said he’s going to probably mount the Hitler toilet on a shelf in the bathroom so that people can still come and see it.

For now, remnants of the sink sit in a box off to the side of the garage while the toilet sits sandwiched between a toy bike and auto repair equipment.

Kohfeldt said he’d be willing to part with the toilet and broken sink if the price were right. “If someone actually had an interest in what is left of the sink and the toilet I would probably sell it,” he said. “But they’d have to have an interest...if someone is just going to offer me $100, it’ll sit here forever.”

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TOPICS: History; Local News; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: gregkohfeldt; napl; newjersey
Chuck Hagel is bidding on it as we speak.
1 posted on 02/11/2013 8:10:59 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Wonder if it’s haunted?


2 posted on 02/11/2013 8:13:48 AM PST by albie (`)
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
I have an idea for it: It involves a kosher chili supper, and Mein Kampf as toilet paper.

[Thanks to Gefn for the link!]


3 posted on 02/11/2013 8:15:10 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
I have an idea for it: It involves a kosher chili supper, and Mein Kampf as toilet paper.

[Thanks to Gefn for the link!]


4 posted on 02/11/2013 8:16:01 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: albie

I hope so.


5 posted on 02/11/2013 8:18:27 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Boy, if turds could talk.


6 posted on 02/11/2013 8:20:21 AM PST by albie (`)
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To: albie

The ghost of Hitler’s poo! Hahaha, thank you I needed that laugh!


7 posted on 02/11/2013 8:20:59 AM PST by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Attention: South Park Writing Staff:

Your next Christmas episode awaits.


8 posted on 02/11/2013 8:28:38 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ever wonder where Hitler’s favorite yacht might be? Answer: US Coast Guard Academy — used by cadets as a training ship.


9 posted on 02/11/2013 8:31:36 AM PST by TiaS
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To: Slings and Arrows; Gefn

Good idea, Slings. In fact, it’s perfect, and even better if the toilet really is haunted. Imagine the fury of the Führer!


10 posted on 02/11/2013 8:39:06 AM PST by TheOldLady
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To: albie
I have seen said toilet (or another one that Hitler owned) several times. It used to be part of a Hitler "exhibit" that toured gun shows back in the 'seventies. At that time there was also a bathttub, plumbing fixtiures, silverware and table linens displayed with it.

How one documents the authenticity of such items is anyone's guess.

11 posted on 02/11/2013 8:40:18 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: TheOldLady

Heil Shitler!


12 posted on 02/11/2013 8:52:56 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: jboot; All

DNA remaining under the lid from the -— umm....

Here’s everything you want to know about said toilet but was afraid to ask

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/22714

with pictures and videos.


13 posted on 02/11/2013 8:59:00 AM PST by Gefn ("I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder")
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To: Gefn
Ah, it was from the Grille. Makes sense.

Hitler disliked that yacht. I believe that he only sailed on it once, and then only briefly. He was indifferent to water recreation in general and preferred his mountain retreat.

14 posted on 02/11/2013 9:20:33 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: albie
Boy, if turds could talk.

They can.

Andrew Cuomo is a prime example.

15 posted on 02/11/2013 9:29:14 AM PST by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Slings and Arrows
It's a very nice Hitler artifact.... FOR ME TO POOP IN!!!!


16 posted on 02/11/2013 9:45:28 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Taking away guns will do nothing to stop violence.)
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To: TheOldLady

Fire at will!


17 posted on 02/11/2013 10:00:54 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: albie

The State of the Union is coming up.


18 posted on 02/11/2013 10:43:44 AM PST by ShasheMac
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To: Slings and Arrows

But I like Will. Let’s fire at Adolph!


19 posted on 02/11/2013 10:57:20 AM PST by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady
Heil! *pfffbt* Heil! *pfffbt*
20 posted on 02/11/2013 12:14:46 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

OMGoodness! [giggles] ROFL!! YOMANK!! And monitor!

Where on earth did you find that? It’s a total riot.


21 posted on 02/11/2013 12:46:03 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady

Ask YouTube, and ye shall receive.


22 posted on 02/11/2013 1:53:15 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m partial to when Lister goes back in time and gets Hitler’s lunchbox.


23 posted on 02/11/2013 2:06:59 PM PST by Gefn ("I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

He won it in a poker game — he had a straight flush.

Thanks Slings and Arrows.


24 posted on 02/11/2013 5:08:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (I haven't read the thread, I hope no one thought of this first.)
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To: GreatRoad

Remember, Hitler was a vegetarian. There’s been plenty of roughage down that drain. No wonder it’s in pieces.


25 posted on 02/11/2013 5:31:07 PM PST by STD ( Intellectuals, they seem like a wrecking crew, dismantling civilization)
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To: Slings and Arrows

26 posted on 02/11/2013 5:40:15 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Gefn

Eewww... No Ty-D-Bowl in Nazi Germany, huh?


27 posted on 02/11/2013 5:58:12 PM PST by jughandle
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To: Slings and Arrows

28 posted on 02/11/2013 6:05:44 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

You do know how to accessorize.


29 posted on 02/11/2013 7:52:19 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: jughandle

LOL! Oh that is brilliant!

Love the handle too! I think we are the only state that refers to them as “jughandles”.


30 posted on 02/11/2013 7:57:06 PM PST by Gefn ("I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder")
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To: jboot

My dad took me to see Bonnie and Clyde’s car when it came here in the 70’s.

Back then, you could touch it, open the doors, poke your fingers into the bullet holes and all.

There was old blood everywhere.

Strange thing for a little girl to see but I never forgot it.


31 posted on 02/11/2013 8:51:20 PM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Kenny Bunk

The more time I spend on boats the more I am convinced that the accoutrements, hardware, rigging, etc. of a boat are owned by the boat, and not by the owner of the boat.


32 posted on 02/12/2013 1:32:54 AM PST by golux
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To: Salamander

Interesting. I saw that car too, maybe 25 years ago. But it was behind glass by that point. Coincidentally it was right next to one of Hitler’s cars in the display.


33 posted on 02/12/2013 5:23:33 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: golux; SunkenCiv; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...
You guys missed the point of this incredibly valuable post.

File it under "N.J. Local Development." This timely purchase represents a 60-70% increase and upgrade in Florence, N.J.'s indoor sanitary arrangements.

Although that fellow in the photo looks so darn proud, he may put it on the front porch.

34 posted on 02/14/2013 2:13:34 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (The Obama Molecule: Teflon binds with Melanin = No Criminal Charges Stick)
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To: TiaS

Just a note to follow up my last comment regarding the Coast Guard’s training ship — I read an article some years ago in the Smithsonian Magazine about the yacht. It was a surprise to me as I had, during one summer vacation, attended an open house and had a tour of the ship. Nothing was mentioned about it’s origin and I assume many people are not aware of it.


35 posted on 02/23/2013 2:30:55 PM PST by TiaS
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