AntiquesDC holdiay collectibles, ornaments, decorations and toys
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Ornaments : Pre 1990 item #1434439
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$45.00
A fun set of vintage Christmas ornaments depicting circus characters--a ringmaster, a strong man, a clown, an animal trainer, and a pair of flying acrobats. The ornaments are made from canvas and wood enhanced with painted details and fabric clothing.
  • Circa 1990
  • Condition: very good, the strongman had a place in the upraised fist that originally held a wooden dumbbell and the clown is missing one wooden hand.
  • Dimensions: ringmaster, 7-1/2" tall; strong man, 8" tall; clown, 6-1/2" tall; animal tamer, 6-1/2" tall; acrobats, 10" wide
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1431174
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$195.00
Vintage Halloween papier-mache Veggie Person or Jack o'Lantern, one side painted with a male face and the other side with a female face. Both sides have protruding red nose. The bottom is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original, bright color
  • Dimensions: 3" diameter
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #1431103
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$95.00
A scary antique composition Devil head from a hand puppet or marionette. His features are dramatically highlighted with colorful paint (all original) to be seen from a distance.
  • Origin: probably Germany, ca 1910
  • Condition: excellent, all original paint, very small area of flaking at the tip of one horn at the back of one ear
  • Dimensions: 3-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #1431102
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$95.00
A colorful antique composition witch's head from hand puppet or marionette. She has a long crooked nose and just two snarling teeth.
  • Origin: probably Germany, ca 1910
  • Condition: excellent, all original
  • Dimenisions: 2-3/4" tall
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430854
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$425.00
An extremely rare early German wooden double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition and wood witch with moveable arms. Ratchets with full-body figures are very uncommon. The witch wears a red crepe paper ruffle and a pinkish paper skirt. The ratchet is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 5-1/2"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430853
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$385.00
Very rare early German double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition devil head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The ratchet is stained orange and black and is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition:very good, all original, a few nicks to the composition at high points (ear and horn tips, nose, cheeks)
  • Dimensions: 7" x 4-1/4"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430852
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$295.00
An outstanding early German wooden double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition black cat head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The clacker blades are stained black. The ratchet is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original, clacker blades appear to have been re-glued to the frame, typical fading to crepe paper
  • Dimensions: 8" x 6"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #1430851
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$165.00
An unusual vintage Halloween wooden ratchet noisemaker decorated with a plastic black cat. This is the only old wooden ratchet we've seen with a plastic decoration. The ratchet is stained orange with a green clacker. The cat is marked "Made In Japan."
  • Origin: Japan, early 1950s
  • Condition: excellent, all original
  • Dimensions: 8" x 5-1/2"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #1430849
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A rare bisque Halloween candy container in the form of a Pumpkin Man holding a large pumpkin as a black cat walks by. This would have been filled with small candies and used as a table decoration or party treat.
  • Origin: Japan, ca 1930
  • Condition: no chips or cracks, about 10-15% paint loss
  • Dimensions: 3" tall
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #1430847
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$105.00
A set of three vintage bisque candy containers in the form of a basket and a black cat with a Halloween orange neck ribbon. These would have been filled with small candies and given as party favors. The bottoms are stamped "Japan."
  • Origin: Japan, ca 1935
  • Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks, original paint
  • Dimensions: 2" x 2-3/4"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1950 item #1430846
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$155.00
A very nice pulp "choirboy" Halloween jack o'lantern. The paper insert is original. The pulp has very good color and a nice shiny glaze.
  • Origin: America, ca 1940
  • Condition: excellent, virtually no paint wear
  • Dimensions: 7" x 5-1/2" (excluding wire bail)
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1950 item #1430845
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$185.00
A very nice vintage pulp Halloween lantern in the shape of a black cat at an orange picket fence. The paper insert is original. The lantern has strong color and a nice shiny glaze on the pulp.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1940
  • Condition: original paint, a few small touch-ups, a couple of small tears on the back side, the bottom has a hole cut to insert a candle and the top of the head has a small section cut away to keep from burning.
  • Dimension: 7-3/4" tall
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1392956
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$395.00
A vintage composition candy container in the rare form of a pink pig. The head is delicately painted to highlight a devilish face with red lips and a broad grin in which he bares his teeth. The painted eyes give him an overall scarey look. The tail is rawhide or leather while the head detaches from the body to reveal the storage compartment -- what an odd place to hide that holiday Christmas candy ! German vintage figural candy containers in the form of uncommon animals are rare.

Dimensions: 6 inches long and 3 1/4 inches tall from the foot to the tip of his ear.

Origin: Faintly marked Germany on the underside of the pig.

Circa 1920.

Condition: Very nice, with a bit of flaking around the neck. No visible repairs or breaks.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Historical : Pre 1980 item #961683
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$25.00
During the heyday of British Airway's service on the Concorde, VIP passengers were treated to an ever-changing variety of gifts--lugggage tags, silver decanter labels, airplane models, etc. This "Mini World Atlas" is such an example. The small book is bound in gray leather, and the front cover is embossed in silver with the Concorde logo. The pages are also gilt in silver. The book's spine is uncracked and it has never been used.

Origin: England, ca. 1990. Condition: mint. Size: 4-1/4" x 6-1/4".

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #854792
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A vintage sterling silver figural jigger in the shape of a thimble. The rim is ornately engraved "Only A Thimble Full". The interior is gilt. The bottom is hallmarked by the Webster Silver Co.

Origin: America, ca. 1935. Condition: excellent, sharp detail, gilding intact, no dings. Size: 1-5/8" tall. Weight: 18.1 grams.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #653196
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$135.00
A delightful child’s spinning top made of tin with a lithographed scene of an animal parade. A monkey leads a band of a clarinet-playing pig, a sousaphone-playing cat, a trumpet-playing dog, and a drum-playing donkey. The animals appear against a brightly colored striped background. The side is lithographed with Wyandotte’s trademark.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: surface scratching and a few dents from normal wear; bright coloring; working condition. Size: 5-1/2” diameter.

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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Ornaments : Pre 1900 item #646087
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A wonderful pair of antique German lithographed tin Christmas tree clip-on candle holders. Each is decorated with a design of oak leaves and acorns.

Origin: Germany, ca. 1890. Condition: wear consistent with age, nice coloring. Size: 2" x 1".

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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Toys : Pre 1940 item #636484
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$165.00
A terrific lithographed tin Easter toy by Chein. A jaunty rabbit, decked out in a straw hat, pulls a cart decorated with various Easter bunny scenes. The back of the cart is marked with Chein’s logo.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: one back corner of the cart has some bubbling of the finish, but otherwise excellent condition. Size: 11-1/2” long; 7-3/4” tall.