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...

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...

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...

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...

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"...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Jewelry : Pre 2000 item #1356317
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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 : 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...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #1348272 (stock #SK 998)
Galerie Hafner
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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.
David Anthony
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...
David Anthony
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)
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...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #1335933
David Anthony
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 : Entertainment : Pre 1980 item #1335892
David Anthony
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 : 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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #1321771 (stock #BJdumboMold)
June Hastings
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.