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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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$185.00
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 : 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.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #562226
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$275.00
A terrific and very rare lithographed tin chocolate box, the lid decorated with "The Wheel of Fund and Frolic" Halloween game. The spinner points to various party tasks such as "Push a pickle across the floor with your nose" or "Sing a mammy song in black-face". Some of the tasks, like "Turn out the lights and have each girl kiss the boy nearest her" sound like a little more fun! The side of the tin is marked "Mrs. Sothern Home Made Sweets". Ca. 1930. Good condition, but with scratches and some wear to the playing surface. The spinner is replaced with a later plastic pointer. 10-1/4" diameter.
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 : 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 : Paper : Pre 1920 item #338075
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$36.00
Pretty vintage Halloween postcard showing a young couple, he dressed as a Pilgrim and she dressed as a Victorian lady, walking along a scary path through the woods. They have just startled a black cat while a pair of witches look on from the background. The card has nice colors. The two lower corners have some creasing, sharp edges. The back is postmarked 1910.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #319794
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$275.00
Wonderful vintage liquor bottle in the form of “Pere Noel” or Santa Claus. Dressed in a long, Belsnickle-type robe, he carries a huge pack of toys on his back, a doll in one hand and a walking stick in the other. The original paper label around the base says, “Benoit Serres Distilleries Toulouse France Depuis 1841”. The label at the neck, just below the bakelite top, indicates that the original contents was triple sec. The paint is original and shows about 20% loss.

Origin: France, ca. 1930. Condition: very good, no chips or cracks. Size: 12-1/4” tall.