All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1960 item #454314 (stock #0418)
A 1950s Italian straw glass liners & metal carrier. This funky addition to your 1950s retro table is a set of dyed straw glass liners in their original black wire carrying tray. The liners each have a silk MADE IN ITALY sewn-on tag, and they are in pairs, in purple, orange, gold and bronze colours (each 2-3/4" across and 2-3/4" deep)...
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...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Posters : Pre 1950 item #1436331
An original 1941 move poster in the "insert" size, 37 1/2" by 15 1/2" as framed, the movie being "Trail of the Silver Spur", presented by Monogram Pictures Corp., produced by George W. Weeks, Directed by Roy Luby. Actors portrayed are Ray "Crash" Corrigan, John "Dusty" King, and Max "Alibi" Terhune. This is NOT a modern reproduction...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #141135 (stock #G400)
This vintage 1940's cardboard advertising fan for the Petersburg Furniture Company, Inc., located at 100 North Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Virginia, measures 12" long x 7 " wide and is mounted on a wooden stick handle...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Posters : Pre 1950 item #1436375
A vintage lobby card for the film "Julia Misbehaves", 1948, starring Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, a young Elizabeth Taylor, and Cesar Romero. The print measures 11" by 14" in its present black metal frame. It shows its age with small holes in upper margin from old nails, small margin tear, and some paper loss in center showing as white areas in photo. Mat this and put in a proper frame for optimal display...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Pre 1950 item #894464 (stock #409102TF)
1947 Mercury Woody ad, in excellent original condition. 14"x10-1/4". BX14
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Pre 1950 item #1404384 (stock #9859)
A Montreal Shipping Co. Ltd. ceramic coffee mug 1937-45. Made for and used on a Montreal Shipping Company Limited (1925-46) vessel, this 3-1/2" tall cream coloured ceramic mug has orange and blue trim and the MSCL logo on one side. It has the Vanderwood mark for Dunn Bennett & Co. Ltd. of England used from 1937-45...
An original HAND WRITTEN LETTER AND ENVELOPE, to a Miss Dorothy Irwin on Hollywood Blvd., written entirely in green ink, postmarked Sept. 28, 1942, around the peak of the career of famed American actress BETTE DAVIS (1908-1989), whose career spanned some 50 years...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Autographs : Film Celebrities : Pre 1950 item #1423688 (stock #JB04077)
A PAIR of original glossy black and white photos of actors HURD HATFIELD (1917-1998) and GENE NELSON (1920-1996), circa 1940's, both autographed and inscribed to an as yet unidentified "Wilson", which is the principal reason why I have decided to sell them together (they are also identical sizes and identically framed and matted). The Hatfield has the following inscription at left: "For Wilson--with admiration for his dancing---In friendship--Yours, Hurd Hatfield"...
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 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 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...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Pre 1950 item #1416856 (stock #JB04180)
An original gouache on board painting with some airbrush, titled at bottom "ED WYNN", the subject actor Ed Wynn (1886-1966), who famously dressed in red fire hat and costume in the 1930's pioneering radio show "The Fire Chief", sponsored by oil company Texaco. Wynn was an American actor and comedian who started in Vaudeville in 1903 and moved on to the Ziegfeld Follies in 1914. He had a decades-long career in entertainment, writing, directing and producing Broadway shows, hosting comedic early...
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 : Advertising : Pre 1950 item #428823 (stock #G89)
Measuring 4.25 inches long when assembled, this small souvenir item commemorates the Ausable Chasm in the Adirondack Mountains in New York State. A tiny leather case embossed with the chasm name and its location houses a small clothing brush constructed of natural bristles with silver-plated grip. Unmarked--in very fine condition!
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 are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and...
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 #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.