AntiquesDC holdiay collectibles, ornaments, decorations and toys
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25142
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$85.00
Outstanding life-colored German Dresden candy container in the form of a football. This is a terrifically detailed piece with the texture of pigskin, laces, seams, etc. Some of the raised seams have some losses, but otherwise, this piece is in nice condition. One side also has initials painted on it--probably those of the lucky child who first found this hanging on the Christmas tree. Approximately 3" long. Circa 1930s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25150
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$225.00
Outstanding old (circa 1930s) German snowman candy container. I've had many vintage Christmas candy containers, but never one like this. The entire papier-mache container is covered with red and white chenille. The snowman straddles the container, making a sort of basket handle. His black eyes are glass and his nose is composition. The inside of the basket is marked "Germany." Excellent condition, except the nose which has some flaking. 4.5" diam.; 5.5" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25151
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$75.00
Old Little Red Riding Hood candy container. The pressed paper front shows Red Riding Hood walking with a seemingly docile wolf on her way to Grandmother's house. The candy box affixed to the back has a slide opening much like a match box. the back is marked "Made In Germany." 3" x 1" x3-1/4" tall. Circa 1930s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25152
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$125.00
Fabulous papier-mache Easter candy container in the form of a duck. This fellow has real feathers on his wings, one of which opens on a spring hinge to get at the candy. The bill is wooden and the eyes are glass. It's got everything but the quack! Unmarked, but undoubtedly German. There is a slight amount of the damage to the webbing on the feet and the feathers are a bit ruffled, but otherwise he's in very nice condition. 8.25" tall; 7.5" beak to tail. Circa 1930's
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25154
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$135.00
This terrific little German composition candy container, circa 1920's, was made for Abraham Lincoln's birthday--representing the famous frontier log cabin in which he was born. I've never seen this container before and it's in terrific condition. The bottom is marked "Germany." 2-1/8 long; 1-1/2" deep; 1-9/16" tall. Excellent condition.

With its Lincoln's Birthday theme, this would be a terrific addition to your patriotic holiday collection!

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25156
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$25.00
Great bird in cage christmas light of the C-6 variety. This light is in excellent condition with only minor paint rubs. The colors on this one are terrific! This bulb is 2 1/2 inches long and lights. circa 1920's, 30's.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25158
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$45.00
This vintage zepplin C-6 Christmas light is in working condition, flying the US flag. This is a must have light for that patriotic red, white, and blue Christmas collection! The paint is in equal condition on both sides. The light is 2 1/2 inches long. Circa 1930's.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25162
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$50.00
This terrific boxed set of 10 hard plastic Christmas decorations is in perfect never used condition. The box describes them as an: "Unbreakable Plastic Christmas Tree Decoration Assortment." The box is marked "Trade Mark, Bradford, Pat. Applied For."

This set includes 5 clip on a branch or clip on a light cord candles,( possibly Christmas light covers), 3 singing carolers, and 2 praying angels. These hard plastic Christmas ornaments have become difficult to find.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #25180
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$30.00
Vintage composition Easter chick candy container. The pull out bottom is marked "Made US Zone Germany." Terrific color and overall condition (there's a 1/2" paint flake on the top of the head.) 3-7/8" tall. This will be a nice addition to that special Easter basket. Circa 1948
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25395
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$25.00
These hard to find vintage Clemco Christmas lights are in their original illustrated box and are marked Clemco. Working condition. The box does not open with a top flap like most light boxes, there is actually a top box and a bottom box.

The bottom box has some tears but the top with its wonderful illustration is in excellent condition. The earliest Clemco parallel sets date to 1935.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1900 item #25487
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$100.00
Full sheet of unusually large vintage German diecut Santas carrying toys. Two of the Santas wear the harder to find blue robe. The colors are gorgeous and this sheet would look terrific framed. Each Santa Claus measures 9-1/4" tall--an unusually large size.

The assortment of toys is wonderful--nutcrackers, racecars, dice, dolls, airplanes, books and toy horses.

The tabs are marked "Printed In Germany", "PBZ" and "1211". The printer was the Paul B. Zoecke company which was founded in Berlin in 1896.

The two blue Santas are duplicates and two of the red Santas are duplicates (the red Santa to the far right is different.) The full sheet measures 9-1/4" x 13-1/2".

Condition is excellent. Two of the Santas have a slight crease.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Games : Pre 1920 item #25500
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$85.00
Vintage McLoughlin game of "Peter Coddle and His First Trip to New York." Excellent lithographed box cover showing Mr. Coddle as he examines an early bicycle. The box has some scuffs along the edges and the top edge of the lithograph has a tear. 4-1/4"x5-1/2".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #25571
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$25.00
Very funny Halloween postcard featuring a cow scaring his milkmaid by wearing jack o'lanterns on his horns. The front is marked "Copyright 1909 by Julius Bien & Co., N.Y." Heavily embossed and very nice colors. Postmarked 1910.

Nice good condition, with light rounding at corners, a slight crease in the bottom quarter of the card, and a tiny tear (about 1/16") in one margin.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Entertainment : Pre 1940 item #25599
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$135.00
Handpainted garden ornament in the form of Popeye. Painted on three-ply wood with an iron stake, he's ready to stand at attention in your spinach patch!

Origin: American, circa 1930's. Excellent condition; all original paint; a little flaking at the edge of his pipe. 23" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25659
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$125.00
Outstanding composition or bisque Santa Claus figure standing atop a snowy mound highlighted with mica glitter. This jovial fellow is marked "Japan" on the back. The box opens to reveal a candy container. Ca. 1930's. Excellent condition with very bright coloring. 3-3/4" tall.
AntiquesDC
$65.00
A full-length film, "Rasslin' Match" featuring Amos and Andy, by Feature Films Inc. The 16mm reel is in its original illustrated box. Excellent condition.
AntiquesDC
$225.00
Old Aunt Jemima recipe box in original condition. The inside bottom is marked "Fosta Product/Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, the back of the lid has some scratching. 5.25" x 3.75" x 3.75".
AntiquesDC
$165.00
Very rare painted metal figure of a black girl mounted on an alabaster base. The girl wears a yellow pinafore with blue trim, a blue hair bow, red socks, black Mary Janes, and carries a basket of flowers. The alabaster base has a slot to hold a place card. American, circa 1900. 2" tall. The alabaster has some nicks at the edges, but the figure is in very good condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #26124
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$36.00
This Matchless star Christmas light has red glass prisms and a red glass gem. The base is bakelite and the bulb is C-6. These star lights were manufactured by the Matchless Electic Co. of Chicago, circa 1930. The lights are 2 inches in diameter and in working condition. 4 available in this color combination. Condition: excellent.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #26587
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$35.00
Terrific hard plastic Santa Claus lolipop holder and candy container. This is the rare version on snowshoes instead of the more common skis. Marked "Rosbro Plastics Providence, RI". Excellent condition. 4.5" tall. 1940's--50's
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #26588
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$45.00
Rare hard plastic Santa Claus in a chimney candy container. Probably made by Rosbro Plastics, circa 1940s-50s. Excellent condition. 5" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1900 item #28672
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$225.00
Rare tin cookie cutter in the form of a Christmas Belsnickle (AKA Father Christmas, Santa Claus). The cutter is stamped "555" on the back between the airholes.

Origin: American, circa 1890s. Condition: excellent, a small bit of rust. Size: 9-5/8" x 3-1/2".

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #28682
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$165.00
Rare German bisque Halloween candy container in the form of a nattily-dressed jack-o'lantern man holding a pumpkin as a black cat walks by.

Origin: Germany, 1930s. Condition: very good; about 10-15% paint loss; no chips or cracks. Size: 3" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #29189
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$75.00
Lionel #57 orange "Broadway & Main" electrical lamp post. Stamped on the bottom "Lionel #57". Very nice condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #29190
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$12.00
Pair of pre-war Lionel train warning signals. The actual signs are missing from the towers. The bottoms are stamped "Lionel #068".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #29214
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$40.00
Clown on a ball Christmas lightbulb. C6 base. Working condition. 3-3/4" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #29223
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$40.00
Very nice vintage German blown glass clown Christmas ornament. Late 1940's--early 1950's. Excellent condition. 3-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #29225
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$40.00
Very nice vintage German blown glass clown Christmas ornament. Late 1940's--early 1950's. Excellent condition. 3-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #29226
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$40.00
Very nice vintage German blown glass clown Christmas ornament. Late 1940's--early 1950's. Excellent condition. 3-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #29231
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$25.00
Metal double lamp post with "Main St." sign. Probably Lionel or Marx, but not marked. Includes a track clip. One bulb is burned out, otherwise excellent condition. 7-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #29232
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$25.00
Metal double lamp post with "Main St." sign. Probably Lionel or Marx, but not marked. Excellent working condition. 7-3/4" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #32811
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$10.00
Handled plate in the "Willow Ware" pattern by the Royal China Co. of East Liverpool, Ohio. The mark dates the plate to 1949-1960. Mint condition. 8-1/8" diam. including handles.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #32857
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$275.00
Very rare Art Deco chrome figural cocktail shaker in the form of a fire extinguisher. PLEASE NOTE: This is not the usual version. This is the rare form with a flat bottom (no music box), no writing on the sides, and an extra handle opposite the pour spout.

Origin: America, circa 1930's. Condition: near mint. Size: 10-1/2" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #32876
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$28.00
Hard plastic Santa Claus lolipop holder and candy container. Made by Rosbro Plastics of Providence, RI. Excellent condition. 4.5" tall. 1940's--50's.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #32878
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$25.00
Cast iron telephone pole for use with a train set. The bottom is impressed "HA". Circa 1920's. All pieces have paint flakes appropriate to age. 8-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #32882
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$30.00
Terrific embossed Halloween post card with an unusual comic scene. Front marked "Copyright 1909 by Julius Bien & Co., N.Y.". Series 980. Postmarked 1909. Terrific color and good condition except for tiny bends at three corners. Unused.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #32884
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$30.00
Excellent early embossed Halloween post card featuring a unusual comic scene of a man being frightened by a jack o'lantern snake. Marked "Copyright 109 by Julius Bien & Co, NY". Series 980. Very nice condition with just the slightest of rounding at corners. Unused.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #32886
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$22.00
Halloween post card featuring a comic couple. The card advises the lady to make sure to prearrange having her boyfriend stand behind her as she looks in the mirror so that the trick works properly Notice the witch watching them from behind!. Marked on reverse "H/Series #1". Unused.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #32888
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$225.00
Vintage American pulp Halloween jack o'lantern with the original paper face insert. Near mint condition. 5-1/2" tall (not including handle).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #34876
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$135.00
Very rare silverplate bar tool incorporating a 4-oz. jigger, a bottle opener and ice tongs. The bottom is marked "Napier Pat. Pend."

Origin: America, circa 1930's. Condition: excellent, normal very light surface scratching. Size: 9" long, 2-1/2" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #37056
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$55.00
Vintage glass candy container in the form of an airplane. The wings are marked "Army Bomber 15-P-7". Excellent condition, except for a 1/8" flake on edge of the plane's tail. 4-1/4" x 4-3/8". 1940s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Pre 1940 item #37060
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$85.00
Glass cocktail shaker with silk-screen decoration of two inebriated, tuxedo-clad gentlemen singing "Sweet Ad-aline".

Origin: America, circa 1930s. Condition: excellent, the aluminum top has a couple of barely noticeable dings. Size: 11" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38976
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$65.00
Vintage bisque Halloween black cat candy container. The bottom is marked "Made In Japan." Circa 1930. Condition: excellent.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38978
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$100.00
A fabulous bisque jack o'lantern placecard holder and candy container. A thin slit just above the eyes holds a placecard and the interior holds candy. Origin: unmarked, but certainly Germany, ca. 1930. Size: 2" diam. Condition: 10% paint loss, no chips or cracks.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #38979
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$3 each (12 available)
Nice vintage Halloween paper party napkin featuring a cat who has fallen into the apple-bobbing tub, much to the amusement of his friends. Circa 1940s-50s. Condition: excellent. Size: 14" x 14".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38980
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$4 each (11 available)
Vintage Halloween paper napkin in the hard-to-find cocktail size. The edges are scalloped (also an unusual feature). The design features a group of black cats singing to an audience of jack o'lanterns and bats. Circa late 1920s. Condition: excellent. Size: 9-1/2" x 9-1/2".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38981
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$285.00
Outstanding vintage German ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition black cat head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The clacker blades are painted black, the rest of the wood is natural. The top is stamped "Germany". Circa 1920s. Condition: very good, the crepe paper has some fading, the strikers are original but have been reglued. Size: 8" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38986
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$165.00
Great vintage Halloween wooden ratchet noisemaker decorated with a plaster-filled celluloid black cat. All celluloid Halloween items are difficult to find, and it was rarely used in conjunction with ratchet noisemakers. The cat is marked "Made In Japan". The wood ratchet is stained orange and has a green clacker. Circa 1930. Size: 8" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38987
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$120.00
Very nice vintage celluloid doll dressed up in a fanciful crepe paper Halloween costume. This is the sort of handmade party favor illustrated in Dennison's "Bogie Books". Circa 1930. Very nice condition, with just a little wear on the hat. 7" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #38990
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$90.00
Terrific Halloween composition head from a hand puppet or marionette depicting the devil. Probably German, circa 1900. Condition: very, very slight rubs to paint at tips of horns. Size: 3-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #38991
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$90.00
Terrific Halloween composition head from a hand puppet or marionette depicting a witch. Probably German, circa 1900. Condition: very, very slight rub to paint at tip of nose. Size: 2-7/8" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #38994
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$48.00
Unopened package of 24 vintage Halloween crepe paper cocktail napkins. The smaller cocktail size is bit harder to find than the dinner size. The napkins feature a wonderful border of dancing skeletons, witches, owls, bats and black cats. The edges are scalloped. Circa late 1940s. Condition: excellent. Size: 9" x 9".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #38996
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$3 each (6 available)
Vintage Halloween paper party napkin featuring a design of a haunted house, a singing black cat and a jack o'lantern decked out for a party. Circa 1950. Condition: excellent. Size: 14" x 14".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #38998
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$3 each (18 available)
Vintage Halloween paper party napkin featuring two hissing black cats, a haunted house and jack o'lanterns. Circa 1950s. Condition: excellent. Size: 14" x 14".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1980 item #39004
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$3 each (4 available)
Vintage Halloween paper party napkins featuring a jack o'lantern scarecrow. Circa late 1960's--early 70s. Excellent condition. Size: 14" x 14".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1980 item #39005
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$4 each (6 available)
Vintage Halloween paper party plates. The decoration features a ghost scaring a witch off her broom. The rim is decorated with bats and jack o'lanterns. Circa 1950s-60s. Excellent condition. Size: 6-1/4" x 6-1/4".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #39008
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$36.00
Unopened package of 6 vintage Halloween party paper plates. The decoration features a witch, a haunted tree, bats, black cats and jack o'lanterns. The back of the package has the original Reed's label. Circa 1930s. Size: 8" x 8".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #39009
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$6.00
Vintage Halloween party paper plate. The decoration features a witch, a haunted tree, bats, black cats and jack o'lanterns. Circa 1930s. Size: 8" x 8".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #39016
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$45.00
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween pan noisemaker, decorated in green, black, white and orange. The decorations include a witch, a ghost and a skeleton around a cauldron. The edges are decorated with jack o'lanterns, owls, bats and black cats. Marked "US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, some scratching where metal clappers hit against pan, very light rust on the unpainted clappers. Circa 1940s. 7-7/8" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #39020
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$48.00
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween rattle noisemaker decorated with eight jack o'lanterns, each having a different face. Marked "T. Cohn Inc. Made In U.S.A." Circa 1930s. Nice condition, a few surface scratches and a bit of rust on the back side. 4-1/2" long.