Measuring 15.75 inches long by 4 inches in height, this metal, circa 1930s, brown and yellow, French advertising sign reads:
"Defense de Fumer..sans Microphosphate Schloesing."
Translated to English, it literally means "No Smoking without Schloesing Microphosphate", clearly an advertisement for a chemical product made by the Schloesing Company.
Certainly a conversation piece in very good condition with the expected mild and non-substantial wear with minor rust here and there to the pain...
Certainly the finest and most decorative vintage chocolate box we've come across! This is a c1930s-40s (we think) paper wrapped box with an applied print of two kittens on the top. The textured paper wrap is wallpaper thick with lush gold highlights, and this box has a gold Urney applique. The original tied ribbon is also present on this 13-3/4 x 9-3/4" box, which has the original sticker on the bottom (CHOCOLATES - 1-1/2 LB NET MANUFACTURED IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND)...
This is a very delicate 14K yellow gold and enamel pin featuring a centered blue enamel flower flanked by five seed pearls on each corner, unmarked,; measures 1 1/4 in approx, wt. 1.9g, Condition is good to very good with minor curve in pin, possible repair to clasp, damage to pearls on one side, may need cleaning.
In excellent original condition, printed on cardboard. 4-3/3"x9-5/8". BX14
Plane, 747 Jumbo Jet Charm - Sterling Silver is 1 1/16th" long without ring. It is hallmarked "ster".
Another delightful example of an Olde School House collectible-a tiny metal Student Merit Award Pin which is designed in the shape of a circular olive branch crown with the word "REWARD" on a blue enameled open textbook and the date "1924" inscribed on a white enameled scroll.
Items such as this were given to worthy students by their appreciative school teachers at the end of a term for a variety of reasons not the least of which were scholarship, attendance, and deportment...
In excellent original condition, printed on cardboard. 4-3/4"x9-5/8". BX14
This is one of those pretty sweater clips that girls wore with their twin sweaters in the 1950s. One sweater was a pull over, and the other one was a cardigan which was often worn over the shoulders and held in place by a sweater clip. Most were decorative, as this one is. The pearlized heart shaped ends are decorated with flowers, the chain is imitation pearls and the clips are gold colored. It is in very good condition and has no marks.
This wonderful, late 19th / early 20th century photograph of students and teacher from a New England, one-room school house measures 10 x 8 inches including mat. Actual size of the sepia toned photo is 8 x 5 inches. The subjects are posed on the stairs in front of the schoolhouse porch or veranda...
A vintage lobby card for the film "Julia Misbehaves", 1948, starring Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, a young Elizabeth Taylor, and Cesar Romero. The print measures 11" by 14" in its present black metal frame. It shows its age with small holes in upper margin from old nails, small margin tear, and some paper loss in center showing as white areas in photo. Mat this and put in a proper frame for optimal display...
A wonderfully nostalgic look back in time to early education of the Depression era 1930's!
This 32 page, Pre-Primer called "Everyday Doings" written by Julia Letheld Hahn, was published in 1935 by the Houghton Mifflin Company, and was acquired for use by the York, Pennsylvania, School District in 1936 (see ink stampings to front cover).
In wonderful condition with absolutely no evidence of use, this booklet was one workbook within the Child Development Series of Houghton Mifflin Early Read...
An authentic vintage 1970s autographed magazine article by Joan Sutherland (1926-2010). This dedicated signature is signed over the article and photograph "To Joan Best Wishes Joan Sutherland" in marker, and it comes with a plexiglass standup frame. It is in very good condition with some ragged edges to the paper and some minor fading to the ink. We can ship this without the standup frame if you wish...
1939 World's Fair tumbler of the Hall of Shelter. In good to fair condition. 2 available.
1939 World's Fair tumbler of the Marine Transportation building. In fair to good condition. 1 available.
1939 World's Fair tumbler of the Administration building. In good to very good condition. 1 available.
This is a really nice gold toned metal hair piece. The butterfly is enameled, I think, and it is very well done. The butterfly even has two gold toned metal antennae. It measures 2" x 1 1/2" and it is in good condition. The front is nice and shiny, but there is a bit of corrosion on the back where the metal pieces are fastened together. There are no marks.
These wonderful circa 1930's school crayons manufactured by Milton Bradley of Springfield, Massachusetts, are in near mint condition with the exception of very, very light surface soiling to cardboard paper box! Crayons are unused and are all original!
In addition to making children's games, The Milton Bradley Company, for many, many years, produced an extensive array of school supplies, equipment, and materials!
A wonderful addition to School or Artist Memorabilia collection!
These wonderful circa 1940-50's BRI-TONE Number 8, school or art crayons manufactured by the Imperial Crayon Company of Brooklyn, New York, are in near mint condition! The crayons are unused and are all original! The box features a fabulous graphic of a young boy and girl busily coloring using their Bri-Tone crayons! The box measures 4 inches tall x 2.75 inches wide x 1/4 inch deep.
An absolutely wonderful addition to one's School or Artist Memorabilia collection!