All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1960 item #1237157 (stock #TIB-023)
Mala wood Prayer beads from Lhasa with silver counter. They are from Lhasa Tibet purchased over 15 years ago. Size: 42cm X 2.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1960 item #1236733 (stock #TIB-022)
Mala Prayer beads from Lhasa with silver counters. I am not sure what the beads are made from but they are from Lhasa Tibet purchased over 15 years ago. Size: 44cm X 2.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1960 item #1232426 (stock #vd337)
Of unusual form, this compass is mounted in an octagonal piece of Bakelite or Catalin, and it is likely a paperweight or other desk accessory. The base measures 1 7/8" high (the compass sits another 1/8" high) and is 2 5/8" square. The color of the base is deep rich butterscotch, with darker lines and areas throughout the form. In strong light, the piece is somewhat translucent, with varying coloration and texture within the body...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1980 item #1228352
It's easy to picture these great vintage skates hanging from a wreath or nestled at hearthside amid greenery -- but they can also be plenty useful on an ice rink or frozen pond, given their fabulous condition.

Although scarcely worn (if at all), these professional quality skates are probably around 50-60 years old -- but at least 35 years old, since they're marked "Empire Pool and Sports Arena"...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1950 item #1225780 (stock #BA893)
Measuring 5 inches tall x 4.5 inches wide, this delightful and quite colorful mechanical bank was manufactured by the Chad Valley Company, England, circa late 1940's.

The Chad Valley Company was the most well-known manufacturer of toys in the United Kingdom during the 20th century, beginning in the 1920s...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #1224868 (stock #BA891)
Offered is an incredibly RARE, COMPLETE, "dexterity" game entitled, "TIP THE BELL BOY, copyright 1929 and 1930, manufactured by All-Fair Toys and Games of Churchville, New York.

This unusual and cleverly conceived game features a VERY brightly colored lithograph target in very fine, virtually unused condition, depicting "a RITZ HOTEL Bell Boy" hanging from a metal stand while balancing 3, all-original, tins cups- two on his arms and one between his feet...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #1224792 (stock #BA890)
This rarely found, copyright 1921, target, dexterity, game entitled "SAMBO FIVE PINS", was manufactured by Parker Brothers out of Salem, Massachusetts. This game appears to have seen little, or more likely, NO use whatsoever, as the two, original, wooden bowling balls remain sealed in their original packaging.

The game is complete and features five, brightly colored, lithographed-cardboard, standing "Sambo" targets or "pins"...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #1224716 (stock #BA888)
Offered is an incredibly RARE game, circa 1900-1920s, Spear Works, Germany, dexterity game very obtusely entitled "THE WHITE EYED COON".

The game features a VERY brightly colored lithograph target in near mint, virtually unused condition, depicting "THE WHITE EYED COON" dressed as a clown with a nose mimicking that of a RHINOCEROS HORN! The rhinoceros horn nose serves as one of the game hooks.

The target is affixed to the box base interior and additionally retains its two original metal...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1920 item #1224709 (stock #BA887)
Offered is a rarely found, copyright 1910, Milton Bradley Company of Springfield, Massachusetts, dexterity game entitled "Ring A Pin".

The game features a wooden target with a brightly colored, paper lithograph depicting nine different male faces, including that of an African-American with exaggerated facial features. The target is in very good condition with some minimal surface soiling and paper loss...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #1224362 (stock #BA882)
If found in mint condition, this incredibly rare game, THE PICCANINNY BOWLING GAME, copyright 1928 and designed by the Spear's Game Company, Germany, retails at $525!

This particular specimen, unfortunately, was not stored with care, and it suffered exposure to dampness at some time during its 85 years. It is, thus, being offered at significant discount...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Hobbies : Pre 1980 item #1224352
A good quality two draw extending brass and steel Salmon Gaff in good overall condition. 92cm extended A handmade root wood Salmon Cosh with brass studs and finial 33.5cm These would make a wonderful present.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #1224307 (stock #BA880)
Offered is a rarely found, circa 1921, Parker Brothers dexterity game entitled "The Game of Sambo"...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1920 item #1207267 (stock #BA853)
In the mid-1800's, an unknown artist painted the face of a young Black boy in warm, soft colors, and unbeknown to the artist, forever immortalized the young boy's image! Since that time a variety of items were been produced in the image of the "Young Black boy with the Torn Hat" or "Johnny Griffin".

This circa 1910-30's Johnny Griffin item is exceedingly rare, being the only example of this form ever seen by this seller either in print, on the internet or “in person”...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1900 item #1200325 (stock #ad276)
This collection of brass buttons, worn by early mail carriers, features a horse and rider in full gallop, with a mail sack behind the rider, inscribed "U.S.A. P.O.D". The first official uniforms for the Post Office were designated in 1868, and five buttons of this type were on the jacket. The design changed in 1893 to a walking mail carrier, holding a letter in his outstretched hand. This group contains 11 buttons with the early horse and rider, and one button with the walking mailman...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Specialty : Pre 1970 item #1197958 (stock #02284)
A scarce U.S. Ascot white label promo pressing 45 rpm record of Australia's Easybeats performing MAKE YOU FEEL ALRITGHT (WOMEN) b/w IN MY BOOK (Ascot 2214 (ZTSP 10695/10696)...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1910 item #1194898 (stock #BA788)
Measuring a diminutive 4.50 inches wide x 2.25 inches long x 1.5 inches high, this very early, metal, circa 1900, Diamond Match Co. box is very rarely found on today's market.

The box is in very good condition for its 100+ years of age with teeny tiny chips to the surface as noted in photos.

The box features an incredibly detailed graphic on its cover depicting an African-American family gathering around the patriarch as he readies to strike a match for the very first time...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Contemporary item #1193648 (stock #TZ10046)
This is a brightly colored, stunning Sobral necklace and earrings set. The necklace is 20" long with a lobster claw closure and an extender. The matching earrings are clips with the characteristic Sobral comfort cushion and each one is about 1" in size. The pieces are made of clear resin, with bits vivid colors embedded...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1980 item #1193032 (stock #505)
Beautiful hand carved Chinese tourmaline pendant with Lingqi fungals and bamboo motif.