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Among things being dug out of the Collyer accumulation of antiques was this grandfather clock, a thing of beauty in its time, though now it's missing it's hands.

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Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Inside the Collyer brownstone: The story of Harlem's hermits and their hoarding

Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Inside the Collyer brownstone: The story of Harlem's hermits and their hoarding - NY Daily News

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Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Photos - Inside the Collyer brothers' brownstone

A chassis of of a vintage automobile was found in the basement of Homer and Langley Collyer's brownstone. The basement also contained secret passages.

After the bodies of the brothers were found in 1947, cops began digging into the Collyer secrets inside the brownstone. Standing on junk, a cop lifts a box off the floor of the decaying Collyer mansion.

Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Photos - Inside the Collyer brothers' brownstone

After the bodies of the brothers were found in cops began digging into the Collyer secrets inside the brownstone. Standing on junk, a cop lifts a box off the floor of the decaying Collyer mansion.

Detectives Joseph Whitmore (l.) and John Laughery look down at the mess inside the Collyer home in 1947. Turns out what they're seeing is actually the body of Langley Collyer. The 61-year-old hermit was found dead in his four-story brownstone under a pile of debris. The brothers had booby trapped their entire home to keep outsiders away, but ultimately Langley fell victim to one of his own tricks.

Collyer Brothers brownstone, 1947 - Photos - Inside the Collyer brothers' brownstone

Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Inside the Collyer brownstone: The story of Harlem's hermits and their hoarding - NY Daily News

The Many Faces of Death: DEATH by Hoarding - The Collyer Brothers, USA Note decayed body at center of picture

Collyer brothers brownstone, View of decomposing body of Langley Collyer.

Selling a Hoarder’s Home - The Trouble With Stuff - NYTimes.com

Selling a Hoarder’s Home: The Trouble With Stuff

The Collyer Brothers' Harlem Brownstone in Bodies discovered in buried under trash and junk in their home.

Photo Of The Day - Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media. In New York City, and along much of the East Coast, a dwelling jammed rafter-high with junk is referred to by rescue personnel, with dismay and no small degree of respect, as a “Collyers’ Mansion”. http://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2015/06/photo-of-the-day-454/

Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Photos - Inside the Collyer brothers' brownstone - NY Daily News

The Collyer Brownstone Mansion

Homer and Langley Collyer were reclusive brothers who lived in a four storey brownstone building in Harlem. Eventually their hoarding, reclusive.

Cops toss a crate of rubbish from third-story window of the Collyer mansion. The search yielded everything from obscene pictures to five grand pianos.

Collyer brothers brownstone, 1947 - Photos - Inside the Collyer brothers' brownstone

Cops toss a crate of rubbish from third-story window of the Collyer mansion. The search yielded everything from obscene pictures to five grand pianos.

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