All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #952441 (stock #6226)
A c1900 swing-out lorgnette eyeglasses on a handle in heavy rolled gold plate. These folding spectacles measure 4-1/2" long and the lenses are 1-1/2" across. They open on a spring triggered by pushing down the ringed collar near the ribbon loop on the end of the handle; they have an unidentified maker's mark, and the mechanism works perfectly and the lenses are unscratched. This item is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Patriotic : Pre 1960 item #956333 (stock #0953)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$55.00
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This tie pin features the colors of The American Flag. It has red, white and blue rhinestones prong set in goldtone. It measures 3/8" x 3/8". It is in strikingly, excellent condition and hard to find.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #982200 (stock #gam-146)
"Brother, can you spare a dime?" This fun vintage large cast iron Fedora hat-form paperweight is straight out of the 30's, comprised of gold painted nicely detailed banded hat with a worn look, circa 1940, probably American made. Measurements: 4 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" high. Great condition having a few bumps and bruises made to look authentic. Slight wear to the finish adds to the overall look of the hat.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #983435 (stock #gaf-129)
Straight out of the "Roaring Twenties", a fantastic French handmade bugle beaded evening wrist clutch,circa 1925, comprising an envelope shape, hand held purse designed with delicate metallic beads in a classic geometric Deco pattern on an overall tortoiseshell-style background made of Czech glass bugle beads in rich shades of amber and dark chocolate, snap closure. Inside a dark taupe water silk lining with single pocket having stitched on label Made In France...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1900 item #1057611 (stock #G611)
A detailed and historical, 19th century, school "Certificate of Distinction" from the "Albemarle Female Institute of Charlottesville, Virginia"!

Text indicates that the certificate was awarded to Emma Shannon on June 12, 1885 (Or 1883--difficult to read as the date is partially concealed under the frame edge). The certificate recognizes that Emma excelled in Latin, Arithmetic, History of France, Rhetoric, and English Literature. Signed by W. P. Dickinson, President of the Faculty...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1910 item #1063798 (stock #6468)
A scarce and unusual 3-3/4" antique English porcelain souvenir beaker or tumbler from Elora, Ontario, Canada c1900. This travel memento features a black transfer of the Irvine Bridge; the area has long been a tourist destination and it is quite beautiful with the Victorian town and the Elora Gorge on the Grand River the highlights. This beaker has embossed decoration and gold trim; it is stamped with the Myott's mark with the Royal Grafton mark beneath it...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #1064000 (stock #6476)
An Art Deco carved Bakelite nail grooming kit with an elephant from Austria circa 1930. This period 3-5/8" x 5/8" vanity item features a carved threaded two-piece cylinder topped with an elephant figure with black glass bead eyes and traces of red colour; it is stamped AUSTRIA on the bottom. Included is the one remaining grooming tool - a cuticle pusher with bakelite handle (marked KLEIN-AUSTRIA)...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1950 item #1072302 (stock #01929)
A scarce 10" restaurantware porcelain dinner plate from the dining car service of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP or CPR). This vintage plate was made by Sovereign Potters of Canada, and it has the CP logo on the top and what may be a smudged decoration on the opposite edge. This item is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing, losses, damage or repairs...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Contemporary item #1076935
Yuji Abe passed away in Tokyo on 15 May. Japan art leader Abe-san was 86 He was a dean of the modern a Japanese print world from his base at Yoseido Gallery in Ginza. He tutored many young and not so young gaijin to learn about Japanese modern prints He was a dashing suave figure in his 50s. He had been in ill health for a number of years I attach a recently restored 1961 maki print he may have handled way back then. This print was done 50 years ago...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1102449 (stock #6584)
A fine quality fully hallmarked Art Deco period sterling silver nail buffer with beautiful rose pink guilloche enamel decoration. Fully hallmarked for Birmingham, England 1925-6, this buffer measures 6" x 1-5/8" and it stands 2-3/8" high. The top features a blue plain enamel interior and the enamel covers the top and the bottom's sides. It has the maker's mark for Charles S...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1910 item #1118106 (stock #6643)
A pair of Zig Zag confection tin lithograph premium miniature cups circa 1900. These scarce advertising miniature tin cups were given away as premiums in Zig Zag confections at the turn of the century. The first has floral decoration and the D.L. Clarke company logo and name, a box of the Zig Zag confection and the name of the Franz Euler Co. of New York, the manufacturers of the premiums and advertising items used by Clarke to promote their products...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1125424 (stock #02083)
This is a pair of (unmarked but tested) sterling silver boot or shoe toe tips. They measure 4-3/4" around the front and they are 1-1/16" at their widest. They have holes for attachment to your footwear, and they weigh 32.7 grams. This pair is in very good condition with no bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some scratches and scrapes from kicking stuff. Now YOU can kick 'em too...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1910 item #1159350 (stock #02183)
A Mauchline ware Flume, White Mountains, N.H. bank circa 1900. This unusual late Victorian Mauchlineware barrel shaped 3-1/8" high wooden coin bank was made in Scotland and it has a decal depicting the Flume gorge in the Franconia Notch State Park, White Mountains, N.H. (New Hampshire, U.S.A.). It also has a decal stating SCOTLAND on the back and it was made as a souvenir for the U.S. market. This item is in very good condition with no cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor s...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1900 item #1159657 (stock #G627)
Offered is an antique, hand-personalized and hand-signed, school merit award, circa 1860's.

The artistically-rendered award was presented to student, Eleanor R. Russell, and signed by her teacher, Angie M. Gibson.

The framed and matted merit award measures 8 inches wide x 10 inches long and is adorned with a delicate, hand-colored, floral wreath. The award features a poem of religious sentiment: "Tis sweet oh sweet to know, if we our time improve, we shall be happy while below, and dwell i...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1950 item #1159837 (stock #6787)
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 advertising cont...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Wine and Spirits : Pre 1990 item #1164817 (stock #6801)
A vintage framed advertising picture extolling Grand Marnier. This 18-3/4 x 12-3/4" picture is in a shadowbox style frame with a Marnier bottle on an orange on the left side and a drinking couple with orange on the other on a printed background. This poster is cased with a reverse printed glass windowwith clouds and the Marnier slogan. The space between the print and glass gives a three dimensional effect to the ad. The text says PRODUCT OF FRANCE. MADE WITH FINE COGNAC BRANDY 80 PROOF. c198...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1900 item #1166394 (stock #G630)
This 1867 educational text was published by Charles Scribner and Company of 654 Broadway, New York City. Intended for students under nine years of age, the object of this delightful introductory school text, as stated by Mary Howe Smith, a Princeton University colleague of text author, A. Guyot, is “to impart geographical knowledge to prepare the student for its successful acquirement in the future.”

Contains numerous black and white line drawings which prove to quite adequately visually ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1169063
modemodern
$195.00
Glittering black glass microbeaded box bag with a tortoise Lucite top and dark brass hardware, and heavy black glass beaded handle. Black satin lining and snap close. 1940s. These bags are fabulous headturners. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long and 3 1/2 inches deep. The handle drop is 5 1/2 inches. Overall excellent condition. No losses to beaded exterior. There is a very very faint hairline in the Lucite at the clasp, not visible at a short distance. There is black discoloration inside,...