A copy of "America's Cup XXVII", The Official Record 1988", documenting the run-up to the event, the event itself, and the aftermath, the book signed by famous skipper Dennis Conner, then dedicated "To Mort, Thanks for all your help". Mort Bloom, from whose estate this was acquired, was an active participant in the Southern California yacht club and boat racing scene, and a judge of those races...
Absolutely amazing graphics on this box and everything is in perfect condition. I don't believe this to have any great age, probably from the 90's at the latest but nether the less a great piece for display and as a future collectable, and there seems to be a market for these.. Box measures, 4.5" Long, 3" Wide and 2" Deep
Nice double sided graphics on this cardboard container with tin top and bottoms.
Measures approx - 2.5" in diameter and 6" tall
Great find, two unused plastic Golly egg cups with original box. All in great condition.
A very early (1990) poster, featuring the April/May 1990 Interparliamentary Conference On The Global Environment, Washington, DC, HAND SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Al Gore, who would shortly go on to become the Vice-President of the United States under Bill Clinton, and who in 2000 came close to becoming the President of the United States. Today of course he is best known for his efforts to bring awareness to climate change, and the environment, in general...
Small Candy Box here, I believe this and similar boxes were made as part of a Black Americana Store with various boxes of advertising...
Graphics on both sides of the box
Box Measures approx 4.4" x 2.5"
Little Chinese "Darkie" Shoe Polish Tin
Measure: 2" in Diameter
Nice little homemade piece, has marked on the back, "To Boggs 86"
Two black heads and hands peering over a watermelon
Measures circa 11" Long
I cannot find out any information on this very large cardboard 8 sided box. It has some great Black Americana Graphics on it. Also flat packs so can post easily and be reconstructed for display whereever.
Measures approx - 14" Tall and 12" Wide
I don't think you will see these on the shelves again anytime soon...... a full pack of Haribo Zulu sweets from Denmark.
Black and white photo of famed American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist MARY LOU RETTON (1968-), inscribed with black marker "To Alexis/Work hard/Love/Mary Lou Retton /USA 1984". Retton was a West Virginia-born teen who became the first female from outside the Eastern European countries to win the Olympic gold individual all-around competition in Los Angeles in the '84 games...
Nice Novelty piece and hard to date when someone made this..
Measures 12" Long and 6" Tall
English Children's Candy Tin.
Measures - 5.5" Tall and 4" in diameter
One of several aviation-related items in the shop, these are photographs of the famous Voyager aircraft over the Mojave desert and over a cloud deck, in test flights before its history-making flight in December 1986. One photo is autographed by Jeana Yeager, the other autographed by her as well as by Dick Rutan. Piloted by Rutan and Yeager, Voyager traveled around the world in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds...
Unusual item and hard to date, it is a small board to hang up that you can pin notes etc.. on
Measure circa 12" Tall
Novelty Metal Bottle Top Opener and Cork Screw.
the Cork screw pulls out from the body.
Fun Novelty item with a black man smoking, put the cork in the bottle and pour, the liquid will come out of his cigarette.
Nice Biscuit tin that portrays the BBC's Black & White Minstrel Show that used to be on TV in the 60's and 70's
Tin Measures circa 9" x 9"