A FINE WAHL EVERSHARP GOLD-FILLED PENCIL. Circa 1930s. Stamped WAHL EVERSHARP/MADE IN USA. Measures 4 1/4 inches in length. Fine engine turned engraving. The top easily pulls up for inserting lead (see enlargement 5). In very fine condition.
BOOKLET. CYCLING 1839-1939. Issued by JOHN PLAYER & SONS. Imperial Tobacco Co.of Great Britain and Ireland. Oblong 16mo. Pictorial wrappers. A COMPLETE SET of 50 color lithographed cards - all very carefully placed in their correct positions in the booklet. 20 pages including covers. A wonderful history of the invention and evolution of the BICYCLE with fascinating text and colorful trading cards. In excellent condition.
RARE EPHEMERAL BOOKLET "COLGATE'S EXQUISITE PERFUMES". 1915. A small booklet - the embossed covers are printed in color and protected by transparent striped paper. Four of Colgate's perfumes are described and illustrated in color: FLORIENT, RADIANT ROSE, SPLENDOR, and VIOLETTE DE MAI. Also mentioned but not illustrated is ECLAT. The booklet measures 5 1/2 inches x 2 3/8 inches. In very good condition.
VINTAGE FIGURAL "CUCKOO CLOCK" SOLID PERFUME BY VANDA, U.S.A. Goldtone metal and rhinestones formed as a CUCKOO CLOCK. The rhinestones are set as the numbers on the clock's face. Acorn motif and pearl pendulums. The compact is fitted with a jump ring for hanging on a chain. The clock has very nice detailing. It measures 2 inches in length from top to the bottom of the longest pendulum and 1 1/4 inches across. The compact still has most of its solid perfume contents (unknown fragran ...click for details
FOUR MINIATURE PERFUME BOTTLES (3 WITH BOXES): DAZZLING GOLD by ESTEE LAUDER; JESS by JESSICA MCLINTOCK; S.T. DUPONT; GOOD LIFE by DAVIDOFF. All with original contents. The tallest bottle (S.T. DUPONT in BOX) measures 3 1.8 inches. In excellent condition.
FOUR MINIATURE PERFUME BOTTLES; VALENTINO; ROSE; INTUITION by ESTEE LAUDER; JESS by JESSICA MCLINTOCK. All bottles have their original contents (the Rose has had some evaporation). The tallest bottle (Valentino) measures 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition.
FOUR MINIATURE PERFUMES: DAZZLING SILVER by ESTEE LAUDER; DESTINY by MARILY MIGLIN; CHAMPS ELYSEE by ESTEE LAUDER; and JESSICA by JESSICA mcLINTOCK. All bottles with their original contents (slight evaporation in the Destiny bottle. Tallest bottle (Destiny) measures 3 inches in height. Excelent condition.
WORTH "JE REVIENS" NECKLACE. Paris: Worth, 1980s. A promotional item by WORTH of Paris given as a gift with purchase of Worth's "JE REVIENS" PERFUME. The necklace measures 16 inches in length. Goldtone clasp (marked WORTH PARIS) and fittings. The necklace features a row of alternating turquoise, white and gilt plastic beads that are attached to a twisted white silk rope. In MINT CONDITION IN ORIGINAL BOX.
PARFUMS CARON MONTAIGNE. EXCLUSIVE BOUTIQUE ITEMS. 1994. A spiral bound booklet listing, with color photographs, a number of extremely exclusive CARON BOUTIQUE ITEMS which were offered for sale in 1994. In one case, only 3 items were available. Two Baccarat collector's perfume bottles were available - one priced at $3,400.00. Each item is pictured with details and prices. The booklet measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". In excellent condition.
TOBACCO CONTAINERS & ACCESSORIES. Their Place in Eighteenth Century European Social History. By Deborah Gage and Madeleine Marsh. London: Gage Bluett & Co., 1988. 4to. Pictorial covers. 144 pages. Full color and black and white illustrations. A history of tobacco from its discovery until the end of the 18th century plus a pictorial catalogue of antiques in the British-American Collection of Tobacco Containers and Accessories. FIRST EDITION. In excellent condition. The book measures 11 ...click for details