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.
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...
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.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1980 item #1457437 (stock #G696)
This 1970 era, laser cut, Ramada Inn Hotel and Restaurant advertising sign sports patriotically-colored red, white and blue detailing. The sign highlights Ramada's SPECIAL GOLF PACKAGES and its very humorously-named "DUFFERS LOUNGE"! (In golf, a duffer is a mediocre or poor golfer.).

The 2 inch thick wood sign measures 20 inches long by 5.5 inches wide and is in very good condition...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 2000 item #1457407 (stock #634)
California State Starbucks Coffee Mug, designed by Jan Belson and part of the States of Bean series released in 1997.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Contemporary item #1457405 (stock #633)
Recent Starbucks Cup 2020 floral mug 14oz.Clean shape
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Contemporary item #1456547
A hard cover with dust jacket in excellent condition. Published in 2003 by Assoluline. Illustrated with chronology. 79pp.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Posters : Pre 1980 item #1456476
A replica of unknown date on cardstock, of graphic art created to advertise the August 9-10, 1956 appearance of Elvis Presley in Jacksonville, Florida. That appearance created considerable controversy at the time due to the sexually suggestive behavior of Presley, and to this day, the event is infamous in the history of pop culture and music...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1456288
A vintage pink yellow and beige Pucci crystal belt. The section nearest the crystal tassle has lost its batting/wadding ( but the section is not open),there are three tiny snags( one more pronounced than the other two) and there are also two tiny spots ( see photos for all). Sold as is.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1940 item #1456221
ONE OF TWO BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER, OF THIS SUBJECT, IN MY SHOP: A vintage, circa early 1930's original photograph of early screen actress and Hollywood socialite Marion Davies (1897-1961), bearing the stamp with the artist's name on reverse. The piece measures 13" by 10", and 18 1/2" by 14 1/2" in modern black wood framing (which exhibits two scraped areas as illustrated). Bull was a prominent portrait and still photographer with the Hollywood studios, head of MGM's stills department for 40 years...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1940 item #1455438
what pdx
Group Antique Magic Lantern Glass advertising theater sildes a great your ad goes here slide of Hawaii with girls on a beach, one IS your refrigerator ailing? You cant beat them work clothes , (cracked) More happy Livestock , and a really cool one Hes still looking for it missing his head. Assorted liquor labels and 2 early French photo postcards circa 1890s
what pdx
Original To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar Photograph. Great photograph from the hit gay drag queen comedy with Wesley Snipes , John liguizamo and Patrick Swayze this is a classic movie for the community being one of the first mainstream movies about gay culture. This is hand signed for the movie in black marker a few were created , if you review the movie and publicity stills you can see they used a few different Newmar signed photographs...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1920 item #1454753 (stock #570)
This is a small card tray for the National retail jewelers convention 1912 held at the New Union Station Kansa City, Mo. Compliments Wallace & Sons MFG.CO Silversmiths The tray measures 6" x 4" and has some dents. It is RARE!
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1960 item #1454476 (stock #548)
A vintage 1950's doll belt purse. You cannot use this. Women wore these on belts in the 1940's and 1950's. This measures 11" tall with belt loop and 7 3.4" wide. Very rare piece.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1970 item #1454408
An original (not a recent reprint), vintage, circa 1968 poster titled "Gardone Riviera/Lago di Garda--Italia", issued by the local tourism authority to promote this beautiful region. The piece measures 28" by 19 1/4" in narrow strip period framing. The color photo exudes a mellow vintage mid 20th century feeling, and the picturesque wood-hulled boats are charming...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Wild West : Pre 1990 item #1453535 (stock #526)
The frame measures 23" wide and 191/2" tall. The watercolor measures 131/2" tall and 18" wide.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1920 item #1453127
A rare hand signature on a photo card featuring English diminutive turn of the century era dance hall performer DAISY DORMER (1883-1947). In ink, she wrote "Yours Laughingly/Daisy Dormer". Prior to 1901 the slight, dark-haired performer was known as "Dainty Daisy Dimple". She had a pantomime career and performed in one silent movie, "Potted Pantomimes", with Lillian Russell. Later, in 1935, she performed in one talking picture, "City of Beautiful Nonsense"...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Contemporary item #1452907
A genuine and finely carved AQUAMARINE Pendant depicting the KWAN YING GODESS (no frame/setting, only the stone). Size: length 2.25" x width 1.5" Price: US$ 85