All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #795143 (stock #BA348,49,5)
This delightful grouping of 3 black Aunt Jemima composition dolls from the 1930s enjoyed an interesting, more recent life as advertising display pieces in an old Vermont Country store!

The 3 dolls were grouped together in a creative display that supported the sale of Aunt Jemima Pancake products! Their costumes are all identical and were hand-stitched and made especially for the planned Aunt Jemima display.

Each of the dolls remain intact inside an encasement of glue and paper wrapping and ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #795125 (stock #BA332)
Measuring 11 inches tall, this wonderfully detailed, circa 1930's, gentleman, African-American doll is phenomenally well detailed!

ENTIRELY hand-stitched, this gent is dressed in fancy striped pants, straw shoes and hat, green belt, and in a navy blue and white polka dot shirt with a tiny breast pocket that holds a teeny pack of CAMEL cigarettes, labeled with a "C"! His outfit is topped off with a red tie that is held in place by a bean tie tack!

His face is hand-stitched with careful atten...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #794507 (stock #BA709)
Offered are two utterly fabulous, one-of-a-kind, DOUBLE-SIDED, hand-painted signs that hung at Joe's "Colored Only" fish shack near Albany, Georgia, on the Flint River. These signs were created by the black folks who owned the shack which closed in the late 1950s, early 1960s...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #794384 (stock #BA708)
Measuring 6 inches high, this darling, mint condition, Black Memorabilia, pudgy, Little Girl, Bending-Over-Child Nodder was made in 1950’s Japan by the Ardalt China Company. Dressed in just her polka dot panties and shoes, she bends forward peering between her legs at us! Such a darling piece!

The child’s head nods back and forth by pivoting on a tiny metal bar inserted through her neck ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #793291 (stock #BA695)
Measuring 6.25 inches long x 5 inches wide, this well detailed, circa 1910, brass ashtray depicts a smiling black male native reclining on a stylized seashell.

In fabulous condition with 90+ years of all original surface patina, this phenomenal piece is very highly detailed and displays wonderfully! It authentically depicts the highly fashionable Art Nouveau styling which was so wildly popular at the turn of the 20th century...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #793094 (stock #BA692)
Measuring approximately 11 inches tall, this wonderful, vintage 1940s, Black Americana Chef cookie jar, remains in all original condition-- no repairs or repaint-- and it is NOT a reproduction!

This wonderful piece is unmarked but is documented in numerous guides as the Black Chef cookie jar made in the 1940's by the National Silver Company...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #760408 (stock #SP0010)
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$35.00
Super circa 1950's key chain featuring baseball player at bat. This great item also doubles as a locket that can hold two mini photographs. It comes with original vintage photos of a man and a lady that are probably movie stars. This item is in Excellent condition and measures about 3 1/2" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #760404 (stock #SP0009)
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$35.00
Nice lot of vintage bowling award pins. These are circa 1940's - 50's award pins and includes as follows; (1) 200 Club gold filled pin signed in back " House of Williams Chicago, (1) 500 Club pin marked "sterling", and (1) gold filled W.B.A. New York pin that is marked in back " Johnson N.Y. National, 1/20 - 10K, and it is engraved HI-5". These pins are in fine to very fine condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #760400 (stock #SP0008)
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$35.00
Nice vintage bowlers award pin lot. They are circa 1940's to 50's. Two are sterling silver which include a 200 Club and a 500 Club pin. The other is gold filled and is a 500 Club pin. They are in fine condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1960 item #760396 (stock #SP0007)
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$35.00
Vintage 1940's - 50's ladies 200 Club bowling award pendant. This cutie features a sterling silver plaque with lady bowler and in enamel it shows 200 Club. The sterling plaque is mounted on a genuine mother of pearl shell pendant and comes with its original 17 1/2" long fine sterling silver chain. The pendant measures 1" long x 3/4" wide. This item is in fine condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Royal : Pre 1900 item #751262
A wonderful and extremely rare enameled glass beaker bearing the portrait of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna on the occasion of her visit to Paris in 1896. Alexandra accompanied her husband, Czar Nicholas II to dedicate the Pont Alexandre III across the Seine. Alexandra is wearing the traditional kokoshnik, a veil, long strands of pearls and a white gown. The portrait is surrounded by gilt lettering, "Souvenir Octobre 1896/Impératrice Alexandra Féodorovna"...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1910 item #730279 (stock #BA686)
Taken from a battered and unsalvageable 1907 story book, this delightful, hand-colored lithograph drawn by L. Hobbins is entitled, "Teaching Hannah Mariah To Skate".

Measuring 9 by 11 inches framed, this litho retains its vibrant colors!

A delightful piece which features the accompanying text on the reverse side...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Sports : Pre 1980 item #730243 (stock #SP0006)
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$25.00
Original Reggie Jackson's Reggie Bar introduction give away T shirt. This T shirt was a give away advertising item to introduce Reggie Jackson's new Reggie Bar. The Reggie bar was introduced shortly after the NY Yankees 1977 World Series Win. This rare T shirt is in unused condition complete with its original packaging. It was made in U.S.A and it is size M 6-8. There are two (2) available.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #728806 (stock #BA683)
Measuring 14 inches long by 11 inches wide, this delightful watercolor features a charming rendition of a young, straw-hatted black boy straddling a fence while clutching a plump watermelon! Signed "M. Shirreff" in the lower right corner.

Remaining in its original frame, this watercolor retains its vibrant color. A lovely piece of Black Americana executed with some naivete!

Please ignore any white streaks seen in photos; these are the result of light reflection off of the glass.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #728714 (stock #BA680)
Measuring 15 inches long by 13 inches wide, this delightful, unsigned, watercolor features a charming rendition of a young black boy straddling a fence while clutching a plump watermelon!

Remaining in its original frame with original wooden and paper backing, this watercolor retains its framer's identifying sticker which reads, "Staton's Art Shop 5409 Germantown Ave." Perhaps this Germantown address indicates Philadelphia area origin? In the interests of proper conservation, the new owner shou...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1950 item #714292 (stock #PC0002)
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$125.00
Fabulous circa 1940's set of four (4) shot glass Rumpus set. This set of shot glasses was made by the FEDERAL GLASS CO. of COLUMBUS, OHIO and comes with original box. All four glasses are in Mint Condition and the box is in very good condition. Three of these glasses are Black Americana and the other one features a humorous scene with monkeys...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #706888 (stock #BA671)
Offered is a truly one-of-a-kind piece of Black Memorabilia!

This 1920-30s, hinged, wooden game piece box features an original, hand-executed, ink-on-paper drawing of a black figure in a tuxedo that has been pasted to the box cover. The drawing has been preserved with a shellac covering.

The box contains fifty, sequentially numbered 1-50, wooden game pieces painted red and white. The game pieces are in mint condition and appear to have only been lightly used...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #706869 (stock #BA672)
Measuring only 2.75 inches high, this darling 1920's Black Memorabilia souvenir piece is in amazing condition considering its delicate, sea shell construction.

A tiny bisque black boy holding a watermelon slice is seated on a throne of sea shells. The name of the location that this sea shell souvenir was meant to commemorate is worn and is no longer readable.

Two very minor chips are present as shown in photos which do not detract from the beauty of this piece!