AntiquesDC holdiay collectibles, ornaments, decorations and toys
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #57800
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$115.00
Terrific hard plastic Easter candy container. A cute lamb pulls a card piloted by none other than Donald Duck. Two chicks ride in the card behind Donald. Unmarked, but probably by Rosbro. Circa 1950s. Excellent condition. 8" long, 4-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58079
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$40.00
Fun lithographed tin Easter basket by Chein. The outside is decorated with scenes from nursery rhymes including "Little Bo Peep", "Hey Diddle Diddle" and "Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater". The bottom is marked with Chein's logo.

Origin: America, circa 1950. Condition: excellent, a little paint scuffing along the rim and a 1/4" rust spot on the side. Size: 5-3/4" diameter, 5-1/2" high.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58080
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$40.00
Fun lithographed tin Easter basket by Chein. The outside is decorated with scenes from nursery rhymes including "Little Bo Peep", "Hey Diddle Diddle" and "Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater". The bottom is marked with Chein's logo.

Origin: America, circa 1950. Condition: excellent, a little paint scuffing along the rim and a 1/4" rust spot on the side. Size: 5-3/4" diameter, 5-1/2" high.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58106
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$8.00
Neat pink hard plastic Easter Bunny holding an Easter egg candy container. Made by Rosbro, circa 1950s. Excellent condition. 4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58107
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$15.00
Fun chenille chick in a pink pressed paper Easter Egg. Used as an Easter table decoration, it might also have been used as a candy container for jelly beans or other small candies. Unmarked, probably Japanese, circa 1930's. Great condition, except that some of the paper is unwiding from the wire feet. 2-1/2" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58108
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$15.00
Fun chenille chick in a purple pressed paper Easter Egg. Used as an Easter table decoration, it might also have been used as a candy container for jelly beans or other small candies. Unmarked, probably Japanese, circa 1930's. Great condition, except that some of the paper is unwiding from the wire feet. 2-1/2" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58109
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$15.00
Fun chenille chick in a yellow pressed paper Easter Egg. Used as an Easter table decoration, it might also have been used as a candy container for jelly beans or other small candies. Unmarked, probably Japanese, circa 1930's. Great condition. 2-1/2" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58114
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$40.00
Cute lithographed tin Easter basket decorated with a festive market scene. Some paint rubs,rust spots, and bends in the handle, but nice bright color. 5-1/4" diam., 6" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #58115
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$20.00
Cute vintage hard plastic Easter Bunny child's rattle. Probably made by Rosbro, circa 1950s. Very nice condition with a few rubs to the paint. 4-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #66355
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$15.00
Cute vintage hard plastic Easter candy container in the form of a bunny pushing a wheelbarrow perfectly sized for jelly beans. The painting is unusually detailed and gives this piece special appeal. Unmarked, but probably made by Rosbro, circa 1950s. Excellent condition; there is a manufacturing flaw on one ear. Size: 3-1/4" long; 4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #66357
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$45.00
Nice vintage German Dresden-type papier-mache Easter egg candy container decorated with a bright scene of chicks dying Easter eggs. The inside is marked "Container Made in Western Germany". Circa 1950's. Excellent condition, a few small spots of wear to the paper, but nothing terrible distracting. 6" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Toys : Pre 1960 item #68067
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$75.00
Great hard plastic Halloween noisemaker in the form of a saxophone. The horn is in working condition. A similar horn is pictured on page 62 of "Halloween Favorites In Plastic". Circa 1940s. Excellent condition. 9-1/2" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #93402
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$98.00
Colorful hard plastic lollipop holder in the form of a clown on wheels. This piece, intended for either Christmas or Easter, is very difficult to find. Made by Rosbro.

Origin: America, circa 1950. Condition: excellent, no cracks, a little paint wear on the nose, a small scratch on the side of one leg, and discoloration to the glue joining the halves. Size: 6-1/2” tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1960 item #557595
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$175.00
A nice lithographed tin spinning top toy with a design of children playing with dogs, chicks, rabbits and pigs. The lower sides and the very top are decorated in a patriotic pattern of red, white and blue stripes and stars. The bottom is marked by Ohio Art. Working condition.

Origin: America, 1950s. Condition: very good, normal paint wear from play. Size: 7-1/2” diameter; 7-1/2” tall.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1950 item #74700
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$145.00
Smart-looking "No. 250 Coldseal" aluminum cocktail shaker by Kraftware, ca. 1946. The shape is very interesting, tapering from a narrow footed base to broader shoulders and a bell-shaped top. Raised rings add to the look. Bottom is marked "Kraftware." 12.5" tall. Nice condition. This shaker looks terrific when highly polished!! A wonderful addition to your collection, and relatively hard to find!.
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$145.00
Very nice vintage American choirboy pulp Halloween jack o'lantern. The original paper insert is intact. The color is very good and he is in excellent, near mint condition. Size: 7" wide; 5-1/2" tall (excluding handle). Circa 1940s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1950 item #307829
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$145.00
Very nice vintage tin child’s sand pail decorated with a patriotic lithograph of an American eagle in red, white and blue. The patriotic theme is unusual. The pail is marked by Ohio Art. Circa 1940s. Wear and rusting from normal use, but no big dings and cracks. The graphics are nice and bright. 6-1/8” high to top rim; 6-1/4” top diameter.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Mechanical : Pre 1950 item #423000
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$165.00
Really nice vintage Chein tin spinning top toy colorfully lithographed with circus scenes showing clowns, elephants, ducks and dogs. The wooden handle is push down to engage the spinning mechanism. The top is marked with Chein's logo.

Origin: America, ca. 1940. Condition: very nice, a few thumprint dings, very colorful, minimal paint loss. Size: 7-1/4" diameter; 6-3/4" tall.

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 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 : 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.
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$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".
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 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 : 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.