A clean fresh copy of the 2013 book "Montaro Caine", by the famed, late Bahamian-American actor SIDNEY POITIER (1927-2022). This is a first edition with clean dust jacket, signed in ballpoint pen. Poitier will be forever noted as the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award. He is renowned for his achievements in the world of acting and films, but was also a talented writer. Upon his death, there was an outpouring of commentary from figures inside and outside Hollywood.
A clean, fresh copy of the 2011 book "If You Ask Me", by the late American actress Betty White (1922-2021). This was the sixth book written by the beloved actress and pop culture icon. White passed away just short of her 100th birthday, for which a celebration had been planned. Like George Burns, she was noted for her longevity. The actress was active and in the public spotlight long after most would have retired...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1940 item #1458006
A small (5 3/4" by 4 3/4" framed) printed poem titled "Mother Dear", with a sentimental message of the period, circa early 1930's. The gold paint and faint color at bottom appear to be hand-applied. On reverse is written in pencil "Billy/May 13 1934", and an old period framer's label from downtown Los Angeles adds further charm. A sweet item.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Apparel : New item #1458413 (stock #VITTON)
Watch Company
LOUIS VUITTON INVENTEUR PARIS 101 men's BELT 51 Inch Never Worn. Scarce men's extra-long size. 51 inches in total length with the buckle; 1 1/2 inches wide; and 3/10 inch thick. Brand new, never worn, free of distraction. This was a gift that was never worn. It's been in one of our safes and has been free from handling. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET OR BONDS...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1459076 (stock #6502)
Rare, Art Deco 18K Yellow Gold, Green and Black Enamel Powder Compact Box/ Mirror. The compact is accented with carved natural jadeite jade and small diamonds. The measurements of the compact box are 54 mm x 54mm x 10mm. Box is in very good antique condition. Weight is 96.75 grams. No hallmarks.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1459496
Ca 1960 A vintage leather purse with an ornate gilt design on both sides purchased in Florence. The gilt is in excellent condition; the leather interior is somewhat discolored. The other side is nicely embossed. 9-3/4" x 6-1/4'
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1459664 (stock #RM14185)
Period Pieces
Here are some fun collar tips featuring an Art Nouveau-style design of a lady in profile with flowers in her hair. She looks very serene. They are silver plated, and the mounts are made out of white metal. We believe they’re vintage, and in good used condition. Measuring 1-3/8” x 1-1/8”, they weigh 18.5g. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1460092
Here is another Florentine purse that measures 8-3/4" (l) x 7" (w) closed. The purse is embossed on both sides. The leather handles show modest wear.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Contemporary item #1460131 (stock #295)
An excellent clean fresh copy of the first edition of the 2012 book "An Evening with Marilyn", signed by the photographer DOUGLAS KIRKLAND and inscribed to an admirer/friend "George". The high quality printing, three pound book and dust jacket measures approximately 14" by 10". It is lavishly illustrated with color and black and white photos of the 1961 interlude between then-little known photographer Douglas Kirkland and the famous sex symbol...
A clean copy of the 2010 first edition of the book "Michael Jackson: The Making of Thriller", signed by DOUGLAS KIRKLAND, the noted photographer of celebrities, who in 1983 was invited to document the making of that now world-famous, iconic video. Kirkland in 1961 made a series of erotic photos of Marilyn Monroe, and his career grew rapidly in the sixties and seventies...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Autographs : Contemporary item #1460463
A copy of the 2012 book "BLOODSHOT/Blood of the Machine", hand signed in marker by KEVIN VANHOOK (1965-), the noted American comic book writer, comic book artist, visual effects supervisor, and filmmaker. Book and dust jacket are in clean, excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1900 item #1460493 (stock #G698)
Measuring 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 6" high, this C1890s, unique and interestingly designed school lunch box has four parts: the base, which is 4" deep, the lid, a removable handled cup cleverly fitted to the top of the lunchbox lid, and a removal interior tray to dine upon that rests on a small edge inside the base!

Constructed of tin with well-executed soldered seams and rolled edges on nearly all areas which are smooth and comfortable to the touch.

In great condition for its 120 years ...

A PAIR of vintage movie posters, "Lost in America" (1985) and "Defending Your Life" (1991), both hand signed in black marker by the noted comedian, actor and writer ALBERT BROOKS. His best-received film, Lost in America (1985), featured Brooks and Julie Hagerty as a couple who leave their yuppie lifestyle and drop out of society to live in a motor home as they have always dreamed of doing, meeting disappointment...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Posters : Pre 1960 item #1462048
An original Mexican movie poster, for a movie released in 1952, "Mujer de Medianoche", starring Gloria Marin and Victor Junco, directed by Victor Urruchua, the artwork dated 1950 by Carlos Vega. Apparently there was some delay in releasing the film. This example retains the electric blue and yellow color, but the very fragile, acidic, thin paper on which this was printed has deteriorated seriously with time and careless handling...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Contemporary item #1464927
An original auction catalog from Bonhams, Los Angeles, of the sale of June 8/9, 2022 of the possessions of the famous pair of entertainers, who passed in 2020 and 2021. Catalog is in excellent fresh condition. It is filled with images of the possessions from the Las Vegas residences, giving a unique insight into the personal lives of these personalities...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1990 item #396077 (stock #t350)
This stunning twill silk scarf is titled "Brise de Charme." The noted artist and designer, Julia Abadie, did the graphics work for this, which was made in 1985. To my knowledge, it has never been re-issued.

With a background of a beautiful blue, it depicts, in marvelous detail and a rainbow of colors, a panoply of handpainted 18th and 19th century fans...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1910 item #428772 (stock #G38)
Measuring a diminutive 2 inches in diameter, this intricately-detailed, colorfully lithographed, celluloid-faced advertising pocket mirror is in near mint condition!

The pastoral image features a country maiden leading a cow from the woods while holding a can of Horlick's Malted Milk...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #513926 (stock #1105-4)
Lovely vintage early 20th century figural pettipoint/tapestry evening purse with link chain, comprised of a detailed coloration of the three graces in a pastural setting bordered with gold and black acanthus leaves on each side, small etched gold frame, coral and turquoise pointed snap closure, original watermark pink silk lining and small pocket pouch, "Made In Austria" label; Condition-Excellent; Measurement- 5 1/3 in L x 3 3/4 in W.