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107-Year-Old NY Man Is Oldest Working Barber In The World
newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | 12/25/18 | unknown

Posted on 12/27/2018 4:16:28 AM PST by a little elbow grease

WINDSOR, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The oldest working barber in the world is making sure his clients look and feel their best this holiday season.

He works right here in New York, in the small upstate town of Windsor, the town’s oldest resident is still at work.

“How old am I? 107,” said Anthony Mancinelli.

He’s in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest barber in the world.

So how does it feel? “I don’t know, I am just happy I am still a barber,” Mancinelli said.

He still works full time, putting in 40 hours a week.

His advice for living so long? “Well I advise a lot of people not to quit working. Keep busy. Some retire too soon and they get old fast,” Mancinelli said.

Mancinelli started cutting hair at age 11, 96 years ago. “I wanted to help out in the family,” he explained.

He went on to have a family of his own, and was married for 69 years. “I miss her. I go to the cemetery every day before I go to work,” he said.

His son Bob is 85. “He is in better shape than I am. He is still going. Still working five days a week,” Bob said. “I retired when I was 81.”

Mancinelli has no plans to slow down, saying he’ll keep going to keep the younger generation looking sharp.

He’ll turn 108 in March. He lives on his own and drives himself to work every day.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: 107; 108; 85; active; anthony; anthonymancinelli; barber; bob; buzzcut; fade; haircut; hightop; mancinelli; newyork; ny; old; tony; windsor; windsorny
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This is great.

I had a barber back in the 50's who was pretty old, and his boxer dog was 17 years old the last time I saw him at the shop.

1 posted on 12/27/2018 4:16:28 AM PST by a little elbow grease
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To: a little elbow grease

Three of my barber’s have died. The fourth is not far from the grave


2 posted on 12/27/2018 4:18:23 AM PST by bert ( (KE. N.P. N.C. +12) Invade Honduras. Provide a military government)
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To: bert

Three of my barber’s have died. The fourth is not far from the grave

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Did your hair have something to do with it?


3 posted on 12/27/2018 4:24:09 AM PST by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: a little elbow grease

Someone noted about the picture of him working that he’s not wearing glasses.


4 posted on 12/27/2018 4:24:58 AM PST by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: a little elbow grease
Yeah but he's 107 so I'm good..


5 posted on 12/27/2018 4:27:30 AM PST by maddog55
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To: a little elbow grease

There are barbers and there are hair stylists. I’d rather be a barber because they never dye.


6 posted on 12/27/2018 4:28:25 AM PST by bramps (It's the Islam, stupid!)
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To: bert
"Three of my barber’s have died. The fourth is not far from the grave"

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Must be that gloomy demeanor of yours?

(just kidding)

7 posted on 12/27/2018 4:36:52 AM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: a little elbow grease
Here's a picture of him at his other job.


8 posted on 12/27/2018 4:37:25 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: bramps
"There are barbers and there are hair stylists. I’d rather be a barber because they never dye.'

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lol

This fellow was born even before the 16th amendment (income tax). (1913)

9 posted on 12/27/2018 4:39:02 AM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: a little elbow grease; Gamecock; SaveFerris; FredZarguna; PROCON
His son Bob is 85. “He is in better shape than I am.

Except for that time his son was in the hospital.


10 posted on 12/27/2018 4:45:58 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: a little elbow grease
"Mr Mancinelli does nice work."


11 posted on 12/27/2018 4:51:39 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Larry Lucido

lol ........I remember Jerry trying to move the tv (I think).


12 posted on 12/27/2018 4:52:51 AM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: Moonman62
Someone noted about the picture of him working that he’s not wearing glasses. ---

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And, the joints of his fingers were not too enlarged with arthritis.

13 posted on 12/27/2018 4:57:02 AM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: a little elbow grease

Izzy Mandelbaum - “You Think You’re Better Than Me?!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88M9-rBXubA


14 posted on 12/27/2018 4:59:19 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: carriage_hill

....... he worked on Moe waaaay back when.

;-)

15 posted on 12/27/2018 5:01:31 AM PST by a little elbow grease (Duct tape and cable ties have more worth than pussy hats and resistance.)
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To: a little elbow grease

But he earned his fee stuff years ago by paying into the system. I guess he didnt want to become someones political pawn and be chained to federal spending.
My goal too, is to work my entire life.. to serve others instead of eating of their table. To be free.
Well thats two of us.


16 posted on 12/27/2018 5:23:52 AM PST by momincombatboots (Billions to Mexico & Central America and No wall for YOU. #MAGA But violent felons are free.)
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To: a little elbow grease

My barber is 80. He has Rush on the radio in his shop and we frequently have prayer groups. The magazines are about guns, cars, planes and hunting. Customers are all over 55. He does a great job too.


17 posted on 12/27/2018 5:37:56 AM PST by HighSierra5
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Love it...I miss going to my barber. A Man’s Place if there ever was one...:)


18 posted on 12/27/2018 6:20:14 AM PST by rlmorel (Leftists: They believe in the "Invisible Hand" only when it is guided by government.)
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To: a little elbow grease
Think about this...as World War 2 was ending in 1945, this man had already been cutting hair for nearly 25 years. There are a lot of people who "retire" after working 25 years.

I had an old barber when I lived up in Boston. He was pushing 90 years old and was cutting hair since he got out of the war. A very happy man who was always in a great mood. I don't think he ever took a day off as he was always there when I needed a haircut. He was always playing Frank Sinatra records too. He never got tired of hearing Frank Sinatra.

19 posted on 12/27/2018 6:27:33 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: maddog55

Don’t ask for a shave may be your last one but more power to the guy.


20 posted on 12/27/2018 6:43:17 AM PST by Vaduz (women and children to be impacIQ of chimpsted the most.)
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