All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #1345856 (stock #SK995)
"Celebration of the 2500th Anniversary of the Founding of the Persian Empire by Cyrus the Great" that took place on October 1971, under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. Consisting of a hardcover photo album starting with large original photographs of the Shah of Persia, his wife Farah Diba and the crown prince. Together with the festive programme in French, flight tickets, letters and so on. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: album: 28.4 cm x 34.8 cm.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1940 item #1265850 (stock #BA909)
These racially derogatory, circa early 1930's, BLACK FACE, cardboard advertising boxes are labeled "Nigger Head Tees". Once containing eight golf tees, the tees unfortunately, have long ago been used and lost. The boxes are extraordinarily rare, and this offering is the first I have ever had in my many years of specializing in Black Americana...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1950 item #1253947 (stock #BA903)
Measuring approximately 7 inches long by 1.75 inches high, these untouched, unused, all-original, porcelain-enameled, 1940-50s, metal signs are extraordinarily RARE pieces of Black American history-- artifacts of the "Jim Crow" era when segregation of the African American race was unfortunately, most commonplace.

These signs were found in March of 1971, inside the abandoned and decaying basement of the former Philadelphia Enameling Works factory at the corner of 13th and Vine Streets in Ph...

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 1910 item #1236214 (stock #745)
19th century large Japanese porcelain Imari Charger, Meiji Period. DETAILS: Hand painted enameled and gilded plate depicting a traveling Sage on the horse back under the mountains, acrossing the small creek over a wooden bridge, he is following by his attendant who is traveling on foot carring lugguages on his shoulders. It's a very beautiful color plate with a lot of fine hand work. Note: The wooden stand is not included. MEASUREMENTS: Diameter 16 inches x 1 inch depth approximately...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1910 item #1236173 (stock #744)
Beautiful antique Chinese famille rose enameled porcelain royal Canton tray. Excellent condition. 8.5" x 11" x 1" 19th Century. Note: Rosewood stand is not included.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1960 item #1235574
Dahl-Jensen porcelain ballerina in excellent condition. She measures about 4" high, exact measurements coming. Marked #1335
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 1950 item #1228424 (stock #677)
gorgeous, butterfly brooch, composed of 14k yellow gold, genuine jadeite jade, cultured pearls . This wonderful pin measure 2 1/4 inches wide 1 1/2 inches long. Condition is excellent.
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 : 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 1900 item #1223140 (stock #BA879)
Offered is an incredibly RARE, undoubtedly one-of-a-kind, authentic, 19th century, slavery artifact!

This incredible slave collar speaks for itself, opening yet another small window into the history of African-American slavery. The collar is labeled with the enterprise's business name, Ross and Drum, out of Florence, South Carolina (SC), and is dated 1846...