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 : Pre 1920 item #1229463 (stock #JG1578)
This game is circa 1910-1915. It is Japanese. It is a travel game called Go. The box measures 6 1/4" by 7 7/8". Condition is fair. There is a game board and tokens. We are selling this as is.
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 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.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1910 item #1181127 (stock #BT2200)

This is one of the 4 Huntley & Palmers "stack of books" biscuit tins. This tin is an appealing red and getting harder and harder to find in good condition. This one is beautiful.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Wine & Related : Pre 1910 item #1181120 (stock #SR2121)

This whimsical brass corkscrew in the form of Toby Belch is an irresitible 3fer...1 for the Toby collector, 2 for the corkscrew collector and 3 for those merely wanting a whimsy to open a wine bottle. circa 1900.

Condition: excellent Height: 4.5 inches
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1920 item #1181109 (stock #SR2400)

Have you ever seen this tin before? I hadn't. It's one of the rare tins. The top has been replaced. An excellent restoration. Otherwise, the condition is great. It dates to circa 1915.

Condition: good
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1900 item #1181103 (stock #SR19)

Queen Victoria had a strong love for Scotland and popularized all things Scottish. She spent much time in her castle at Balmoral. This is a Scottish Tartan decorated box, "McLean" clan, c1870. Condition: good

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1900 item #1175825 (stock #tb167)
This edition of George Stubbs' famous book, The Anatomy of the Horse, originally published in 1766, is a fine volume, with excellent images and quality. It was published by Gibbings and Company, Limited,in London in 1899, from the original copper plates of the 18 images. The book is large, measuring 17 3/8" by 11 1/2" and has 147+ pages. The paper is quite heavy, the Plates of horse anatomy are fine and clear, the binding is red cloth with green-gray spine and gold lettering...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1910 item #1174331 (stock #390)
Beautifully carved greenish white jade pendant with bird and flower design. Dimension: 5 cm x 3 cm