All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1411605 (stock #HelRid16)
Offered from the decades-old collection of a former Mid-Western Black Memorabilia dealer is this wonderful collection of 59, VINTAGE, 1940-50's, UNUSED, New-Old-Stock advertising labels...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1411602 (stock #HelRid15)
This grouping comes from the decades-old collection of a former dealer in Black Memorabilia, being sold altogether in one grouping as follows as described below.

Offered is a wonderful, all-vintage, 1940's and 1950's offering of SIXTEEN, predominantly Made-in-Japan, Black Americana, ceramic pieces: A fabulous Elephant teapot with Native perched on top, multiple salt and peppers ranging from 2 inches high to approximately 4 inches high, a pair of adorable Kissing Boy and Girl pen holders, a...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1411601 (stock #HelRid14)
Offered are three, early, 1931-40, Little Black Sambo books, offered all in one single collection! Perfect for gift giving!

The first is the large folio book, a 1931, First Edition, Copyright by Howard E. Altemus, David McKay Publishers, Philadelphia, Told and Pictured by Helen Bannerman. The book features many simply brilliantly-colored, full-color drawings that are truly the highlight of this book. They are just marvelous!

Condition: Binding is tight, all pages are present...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1409007 (stock #HelRid17)
Copyrighted in 1874 by E. B. Foote, M.D., and published by Murray Hill Publishers, New York, this complete, Extra-Rare, 5 Volume Set and Educational Children's Series, is very, very rarely found! Swann Auction Galleries, which specializes in unique and rare Black Americana, recently sold a complete set for $1400!

Entitled "Science In Story", "Sammy Tubbs, The Boy Doctor and Sponsie, The Troublesome Monkey", this complete set was published in 1885.

The author, Dr...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1405035 (stock #16HelRid)
Offered is an extraordinarily rare, 1930's, Googly-Eyed Tea Pot made in Japan. A Google search on this item yields NO other vintage, 1930s Japan, Mammy, Googly-eyed Teapots available, further attesting to this piece's rarity!

This particular piece is in very fine condition, with cold-paint flaking on the spout and lid edge decoration noted as this piece's only readily-visualized flaws. (Cold paint refers to paint applied AFTER a piece has been painted, glazed, and fired in a kiln...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1404681 (stock #BNJblackBaby)
June Hastings
$1,200.00
Rare pair of African style black baby figurines made mid 20th century in Vienna, Austria. The tall sitting child is 2.5 inches high. The crawling child is 2.75" long. Stamped with "Hagenauer Wien", “Made in Austria", and "wHw“. Both in excellent condition and date circa 1950s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1900 item #1404523 (stock #G646)
Offered are two, very-hard-to-find, antique, Smooth-Face, Wood Shaft, Golf Clubs. Both hand-forged irons are circa 1900 and sport hickory shafts and original leather grips. Each club exhibits a rarely found smooth-face surface.

The club on the left is stamped with the owner's initials "T.H" and "AC SPAULDING & BROS MAKERS", plus "MODEL D HAND FORGED". The shaft is secure and is modestly split above the hosel. The iron has a tarnished patina and smooth surface...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1404041 (stock #11HelRid)
Offered is a wonderful, original, C1950, BROWN FACE, Aunt Jemima Cookie Jar made by F & F Mold & Die Works of Dayton, Ohio. The vintage, C1950's, green, back and white linen, kitchen towel shown in the background is also included--perfect condition.

Plastic Aunt Jemima Cookie jars were a box-top coupon offer from the Quaker Oats Company through 1951...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1404040 (stock #10HelRid)
Offered is a complete, C1950, Aunt Jemima F & F Mold & Die Works, Ohio, 6 Piece Spice Set with Original White Plastic Lustro Ware Rack!

All six Aunt Jemima, 4 inch tall spices bottles are marked on the base "Aunt Jemima F & F Mold & Die Works, Dayton Ohio Made in the USA".

Condition is wonderful with just some very, very minimal paint loss here and there as noted in photos...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1401924 (stock #BA942)
Measuring approximately 10.5 inches tall, these sweet, hand-made, circa 1930's, Great Depression era, Mammy and Pappy dolls feature dried apples as heads! Common household items such as chicken or turkey breast bones, dried corn cobs, old rubber baby bottle nipples, wooden clothespins and dried fruit were frequently employed to make play-dolls when money was tight and store-bought toys were beyond reach!

These two folk art pieces came straight from the 93 year old great grandma who played wit...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #1401906
This lot includes McGovern and McGovern~ Shriver pins, lapel pins, bumper stickers and an auction promo.Some of the stickers are slightly musty and curled. The pins are in great shape and vary in size.All sold as is.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1401865 (stock #BA941)
Measuring a diminutive 8" long x 5.5" wide, this very sweet Mammy string holder was completely hand-painted and hand-constructed with the sole exception of the machine-stitched opening in her dress that allows placement and/or removal of the ball of string.

The neck opening, arm openings and the hem of her cream and red flowered dress are all hand-stitched...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1400400 (stock #BA939-940)
Offered are two absolutely wonderful, cast iron, still, penny banks manufactured by the AC Williams Company of Ravenna, Ohio, manufactured in the first quarter of the 20th century.

The banks may be purchased as a pair for $425.00, or they may be separately purchased as follows: Mammy with Spoon $295.00 and Black Man Darkey Sharecropper $225.

The Mammy with a Spoon measures 5 7/8 inches high and was produced between 1905 and 1930...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #1398120 (stock #VW1706)
Watch Company
$4,500.00
1961 YANKEE WORLD SERIES BASEBALL Martin Marion "Mr. Shortstop" Rawlings special edition baseball; Singed by 15 members of the Yankee team. See attached certification of authenticity No. AF04987 In the spring of 1962, my father took me to the Yankees Spring Training in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees just won the World Series that fall. I was 9 years old and only 4ft. 11 inches tall...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #1394947
This is a real favorite of mine. A signed photograph of Rhode Island Reds Hockey team general manager, Lou Pieri(1897-1967). The inscription in ball point pen is a bit indistinct but reads " The Best RI Reds Team Ever Lou Pieri". I'm assuming these are the wives of the players. Pieri was an American basketball and ice hockey executive and coach( see Wikipedia for further information). The 8X10 B&W photo has some creasing and minor wear at the bottom and top edge; the frame shows some wear.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1960 item #1393297
Framed under glass, a rare political poster from the 1954 NY State Republican Centennial featuring Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. The wooden gilt frame shows some wear and there is a stain in the upper left corner. The print measures approximately 17" x 21"; the frame 21" x 25-1/2". Not examined out of the frame.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1950 item #1392084 (stock #A-UTL13)
Ancient East
$195.00
DESCRIPTION: A good woven wicker fishing creel with leather straps and sturdy saddle-shaped lid attached to the rounded creel body. Such antique fishing gear can make attractive and functional decorative accessories for lake cabins and seaside homes. Early 20th C. CONDITION: Good condition with almost no losses to wicker; minor scuffing to leather; interior silk lining degraded. DIMENSIONS: 12.25” wide x 10.75” high x 6.5” deep.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1371023 (stock #BA936)
Measuring 15.5 inches long, this delightful, folk-art styled, cloth and stocking-constructed rag doll was made circa 1920's.

Detailing in construction sets this sweet black doll apart! Her creation was very carefully executed through a combination of hand and machine stitching. She was lovingly dressed in machine-stitched clothing made from old red, pink, cream and rose-patterned scraps of cloth, while her body was hand-sewn and constructed of old, black stockings stuffed with cotton batting...