All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169065
modemodern
$310.00
Super chic and wearable vintage genuine lizard long clutch in cognac with dark brass hardware. Circa 1960, marked LESCO with a horse head logo. Lined in pale beige leather. Snap clasp. 13 inches wide, 6 inches long, and 1 3/4 inches deep. Exterior is in excellent condition with no finish losses. Some wear to the metal of the clasp, inside only, and a few very very faint lipstick marks inside, and a tear to the edge of one inside pocket...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1169071
modemodern
$210.00
Simply adorable very chic small bag in black genuine lizard with heavy cast goldtone metal elements holding the handle. The metal elements are set with brilliant colorless rhinestones. Circa 1950 or 1960. Snap tab clasp. Pleated corners. The handle is covered in lizardskin. The inside of the lid has a mirror which is marked with maker's name and initials: BD BIENEN DAVIS. Pale peach satin lining. 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 3 inches deep. The handle drop is 3 inches...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #1177155
modemodern
$145.00
Big statement making fabulous vintage 1940s round box bag beaded in brilliant glittering iridescent peacock blue vitrail glass micro beads, with a soft flexible beaded strap. The beads are very high quality and are cut on every side. The beading is softly ruched or gathered around the sides of the bag. The top lifts off and has a mirror inside. With fabric Saks Fifth Avenue label sewn on the black grosgrain fabric lining. Excellent condition with no losses to beading...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Pre 1970 item #1181069 (stock #02240)
A 5-3/4" high blue and white glazed pottery water pitcher or jug from British Airways. Made and marked by Royal Norfolk, Staffordshire, England, this travel advertising item is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1184594 (stock #TP00051)
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.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Music : Pre 1970 item #1185166 (stock #6859)
The Kidds Southern Ontario garage band photo circa 1965. This professionally photographed and framed portrait of the mid-1960s garage/psych band The Kidds, who recorded one 45 rpm single record ("Children in Love") for Nestor Records, was purchased at a local auction in St. Catharines, Ontario (near Niagara Falls), the hometown of the band and many others of the era...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1960 item #1197474 (stock #TP10021)
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.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #1209346 (stock #G631)
Measuring 5 3/4 inches high x 4 1/4 inches wide x 2 3/4 inches deep, this darling salesman's sample case advertises the Wholesale Grocers, Loverin and Browne Company. This Chicago, Illinois, company established business in 1872.

This diminutive tin case is painted black with gold accenting and gold lettering present on the front of the case. The black paint shows reasonable wear given its 130+ years of age with the majority of wear evident along seam lines and at the base...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Autographs : Pre 1980 item #1219414 (stock #02353)
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...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1960 item #1228014 (stock #6996)
A vintage Double Diamond advertising pitcher or bar premium known as the Running Man by Beswick. It has the black stamped Beswick mark (used from 1936) and it has a pattern number 1517. This 8-1/2" tall barware collectible is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, damage or repairs other than some fine overall crazing and the loss of the original cork-mounted porcelain hat stopper...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1960 item #1242378 (stock #G632)
These wonderful, circa late 1950-early 1960's, TRU-TONE No Roll, school or art crayons manufactured by the Milton Bradley Company of Springfield, Massachusetts, are in mint condition! The crayons are unused and are all original! The box measures 4.5 inches tall x 4.5 inches wide x 1/2 inch deep.

An absolutely wonderful addition to one's School or Artist Memorabilia collection!

Also pictured are two other mint condition, unused, boxed, school crayons that are currently offered for separate sa...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Apparel : Pre 1980 item #1245766
Chocolate brown wool coat with matching striped wool dress. Original labels on both- 80% wool 20% nylon. "Missoni Made in Italy for Bloomingdales". Light pilling on the coat (nothing major)...Coat has a size 38 label - (small-med).Purchased in NY in the late 70's....
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Pre 1980 item #1250035
Great resource. Unstated first edition paperback published by Harmony House in 1975. The cover shows some wear... an area in the corner probably had a label ( it's sticky)..otherwise this highly collectible book is in fine condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1970 item #1256850 (stock #02458)
A Whitbread Tankard beer pub or bar sign 1950s-60s. This gilt metal and screen-printed plastic pub advertising sign measures 8-5/8" x 3-1/8" and it has white, gold, red and gold screening on a royal blue plastic oval, set in to a metal tripod-style base. Whitbread Tankard is an English beer, first introduced in 1958 or 1959 by the Whitbread brewery. (The Whitbread brewery is no longer in business). This bar collectible is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, lo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1268044 (stock #7080)
A very attractive German made 9 x 5-3/4" gold plated brass mounted glass bead floral purse c1920. This purse has deep purple, black, blue, turquoise, green, light green, pink, lilac, red, amber and yellow beads with beaded fringe along the bottom. It has a brass chain and clasp and a yellow cloth interior. It is stamped GERMANY on the clasp and it is darker than our pictures and the beads include deep purple as well as black. This item is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, dents, ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Apparel : Pre 1990 item #1288130
A soft cover published in 1982 by Holt, Rhinehart and Winston. Includes the history of fashion, flea market shopping, auctions, etc. B&W photos by Gustavo Candelas. The front cover has a minor crease and there is a short inscription on the free paper. 209 pp.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1291503 (stock #7105)
A rare and exotic authentic period Art Deco gilt brass and purple glass bead mesh head covering or skullcap hat c1920s. This unusual and fabulous fashion accessory would have been the height of fashion at a speakeasy or dance club; it consists of large gilt brass loops, gold plated chains and purple glass beads. It is unsigned and it measures 13" long when suspended from the central loop and 11-1/2" across the loops. This item is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1960 item #1292121 (stock #02308)
A vintage unsigned chocolate brown coloured natural alligator purse c1940s-50s. This 12-3/8" wide purse stands 9-3/8" high to the top of the nickel plated clasp and it has a 7" high alligator strap as well. it has a brown silk lining with a zip pouch and it is in excellent condition with no scrapes, wear, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than a white stain or residue on the liner inside. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issue...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #1321771 (stock #BJdumboMold)
June Hastings
$1,885.00
Rare industrial metal mold of Dumbo the Flying Elephant. Unmarked and very heavy, probably iron, it measures 10 inches high and 8" at widest point. Circa 1940's. More photos and information upon request.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Pre 1900 item #1335574 (stock #7341)
A Victorian sterling silver sewing thimble with daisies dated 1897. This 13/16" high sewing accessory is fully hallmarked for Birmingham, England 1897 and it has the T.E.M maker's mark for Thomas Edward Mannox. It is in very good condition with no holes, dents, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than a small bend at the hallmark. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle u...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1980 item #1335892
David Anthony
$175.00
An authentic RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for the hit single Turn the Beat Around issued to Charlie Stobel of Epic Records. Features both gold plated CD and cassette, and the cassette cover featuring artist Gloria Estafan. Dimension: 16 3/4" x 13 1/2"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #1335933
David Anthony
$148.00
A brilliant true chromolithograph for Southdown tobacco by Macnil-Zimmer-McGill Tobacco Company, Petersburg, VA USA Registerd US Patent Office. Super nice condition with a printing flaw in the S of Southdown where the red did ink did not cover its assigned space. Framed in heavy oak frame with bubble glass. The picture was difficult to photograph, so you see glare in the image. This image and ad are well above average. Dimension: 13" x 13"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1900 item #1341870 (stock #7415)
An antique Chinese lady motif tea chest tin with hasp. This domed trunk style tea chest is 8-7/8" wide and it stands 6" tall. It features a blue and yellow lithographed design and the swing-up brass handle has Victorian style decoration. It also has a brass hasp and eye for a lock and it has a circled DB or BD maker's mark which we haven't identified. By the construction and style we'd say it's late Victorian but it could be slightly later - it is in very good condition with some minor surfa...
David Anthony
$60.00
8" x 10" photograph and autograph of actress Mary Tyler Moore, former star of The Dick Van Dyke Show, and the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Inscribed to Betty Hall, whom we believe to be the screen actress (1923-2001)
David Anthony
$175.00
A rare publicity photograph from Moon Over Miami (1941) starring Don Ameche, Betty Grable, and Robert Cummings, when Grable was near the height of her celebrity. She was internationally recognized as the pin-up girl of World War 2. The condition of the photograph is wanting with a couple of scratches on the left background. The photo is mounted on a now tattered matting but easily reversible. The inscription below the photograph claims that Betty Grable signed the pictures, but we cannot conf...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1348272 (stock #SK 998)
Galerie Hafner
$250.00
shipping included
An Art Deco evening bag made of woven French silk brocade in the Persian style, showing parrots among flower bouquets. The clasp with a glass or stone disk and tiny marcasites. The peach colored interior stamped in gold "Kurzman - New York - Made in France". Condition: some wear, the lining with splits. Dimension: 13.5 cm x 20.5 cm.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1900 item #1355899 (stock #02567)
An antique pair of Niagara falls souvenir milk glass spills or mantle vases. These vintage 6" inch tall vases have sprayed-on green colour and hand painted scenes of the falls with thickly dabbed white "foam". The legend SOUVENIR OF NIAGARA FALLS is painted in gold, and these vases show the roughness, straw marks and flaws typical of such souvenir ware. The glass was usually made of stock moulds and was quickly and inexpensively produced. These vases would have been undecorated blanks original...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #1356317
what pdx
$295.00
Vintage carved Ox Bone Tiki on waxed hand braded cord, artist made unsigned beautiful work abalone inlaid eyes. L 22"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1910 item #1365998 (stock #G49)
Offered is a set of three tubes of C1900, unused, new-old-stock, M. Stein's theatrical grease paint makeup, rarely found in today's collectible market. Stein's theater makeup was extremely well-known throughout New York City's Broadway Theater District and was manufactured locally in New York.

The tubes bear the Stein's Trademark seal which is quite detailed and ornate and consists of a horseshoe labeled "Semper Fidelis" (Always Faithful), which encircles a stylized and entwined "M" and "S". B...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1930 item #1366233 (stock #022G)
Measuring 11 inches wide x 6.25 high x 1.25 deep, this circa 1920's, architectural, children's, wooden block set made by the W. C. Hoag Company of Burlington, Vermont, is in near perfect condition!

The set appears to have never been used! All blocks are present and are in wonderful condition! The paper label attached to the sliding, wood cover is intact with very minor, age-appropriate edge wear and scuffing. What a fabulous, graphic image that would certainly command presence when displayed...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1930 item #1370149 (stock #G639)
Offered is a scarce, Western Union display box from the 1920's era used hold a variety of telegram forms as well as written guidelines and charts needed to accurately and precisely perform this valuable and popular communicative service.

This advertising gem was once used at the Island Pharmacy, City Island, New York, and was acquired directly from the family.

This display box measures 11"H x 9.25"W x 4.25"D, is in very good condition and sports the "WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH" cardboard lab...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #1370856 (stock #M1273)
Offered is a graphically appealing, 1950s, Kodak Film Advertising Display. This beauty comes in the original box and shows very little wear. There is scant patina from minimal use, minor surface scratches and blemishes, and one bend in the metal as seen in the photo. The display turns easily on its circular base, and the colors are as bright as if it was brand new! Definitely a discerning collector's dream!

Measures 20.75" tall x 7.25" in diameter. The overall height includes the removal top ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #1372361 (stock #G640)
Offered is a one-of-a-kind, hand-painted sign from the 1940s era. This eye-appealing and visually-graphic sign is constructed of metal, has two-toned, colored lettering and sports the Newark, New Jersey Traffic Club's shield-shaped emblem.

This professionally executed, rare sign measures 29 inches long x 9 inches wide and is in good condition. Areas of light paint loss as seen in the photos and a few minor crimps in the metal, most noted by the corners, are commensurate with age.

An inter...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1383246
This bag looks like it's made of bakelite, but it doesn't test as such. I went and learned a lot about early plastics from Andrea DeNoto's book, " Art Plastic," and the best I can come up with is Thermoset Phenolic Resin. That said, whatever the material, this is an extraordinary bag in extraordinary condition. Except for some light surface wear on the back side of the clutch, the bag seems perfect. It measures 9 7/8" (25.5 cm) by 6" (15.6 cm) It is a hair under 3/4"(2.3 cm) wide when it ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1392903
Victorian mother of pearl and silvered metal button hook, for ladies’ boots and gloves. Length "3 ¼ / 8 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1970 item #1401772 (stock #G642)
Measuring 27 inches long x 18 inches wide, this wonderful, vintage, School Crossing Guard sign remains in all-original condition and is even dated "5-64"!

Double-sided, this visually-appealing school collectible displays stunningly whether displayed on the bright yellow "SLOW" side or the nearly-glow-in-the-dark red and white "STOP" side!

The metal sign retains its original wooden handle as well as its share of age and use-related surface scuffs, scratches and even a couple of errant paint ...