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 : 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 : 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...
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 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...
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)...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 : 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 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 : 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. Excell...