We don't knew who these gentlemen are but they all strike a serious pose for prosterity...maybe for political races. These are circa 1900 to 1910 and are all sepia photos covered with celluloid...2 framed in brass. One is two-sided and has writing around the portrait...3rd ANNUAL OUTING - PETER J. KENNEDY ASSN. 1908. The man in profile has a plug stickpin back with bits of a red/white/blue ribbon that was once attached to something. The bearded gent has a bit of ribbon with 1904 on it...
This vintage jewelry set is made of burnished copper and it has a warm glowing patina. Both the pin and the matching earrings have layered leaves...alternating smooth and textured. The pin also doubles as a pendant...the big loop makes it easy to hang from a chain or cord. The pin measures 2 by 2 1/8 inches. The clipback earrings are 1 by 1 1/4 inches. There's a secure rollover clasp. The set is unsigned though it has the high-quality look of the top coppersmiths of the past...
Years ago, when we had an antique shop in NYC, one of our specialties was 1939-40 New York World's Fair memorabilia. Here's one Fair collectible that's pretty rare...an advertising flip book that was a premium from the makers of Bromo Seltzer. The little booklet has a two-way story...flip the 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR side and you'll see an agile hula girl doing her dance. Flip from the other side and you'll get a moving 'commercial' for Bromo...
No true Mickey Mouse fan should be without this fantastic Mickey figural head watch made by JAZ for Disney. The goldtone watch doubles as a pendant that hangs from a 24-inch chain. The watch has a stainless steel back. Just needs a battery to get Mickey ticking. It's a great piece of Mickey jewelry... and it will keep time for you too. Excellent condition.
This original circa 1950's cardboard, easel-back sign advertises ~ Father John's Medicine - A Fine Tonic - Good For The Whole Family. Measures 11 x 7 inches. Sign is in unused, excellent condition.
This itsy bitsy perfume (or rouge) pot is from the 1930s, made of either celluloid or Galalith...a.k.a. "French Bakelite". The color is applejuice and this measures just 5/8 inch across by 3/4 inches high. Top is hand-painted with pink and white flowers. Inside is clean. This might have once held solid perfume or rouge as bottom tag says AMBRE. Overall, this vintage art deco era mini pot is in excellent condition.
NOT A REPRO...this original 1940 cast iron donkey bottle opener was sold during the political campaign between Franklin Roosevelt and Wendell Willkie. (There were Democratic donkeys and Republican elephants). Never used, this came out of an old Times Square souvenir store whose contents we bought 40 years ago. Donkey has a couple of nicks to the paint...from years of rubbing against all those Republican elephants in the drawer they were stored in. Measures 3 inches...
This vintage necklace is a 30-inch strand of clear and honey-colored aurora borealis sparkling crystals. The largest beads are about 12mm long. It's in excellent condition and a boon to any fashion.
Here's the prettiest daisy...a vintage flower pin signed HOBE. The goldtone filigree flower has a center set with small pearls. Pin measures 2 5/8 by 1 1/2 inches. Back has a secure rollover clasp. Excellent condition.
This lot of original anti-war pins were sentiments worn by protesters during the 1960s Vietnam era. The sayings include an 'X'ed out bomb, Peace is Patriotic, End the War Now, and Honor America - Leave Vietnam. Pins measure 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inches across. These are all in excellent condition. You get all four original pins.
This lot of 12 original GOLDWATER cardboard coasters are from 1964. The black and white portrait of Republican candidate Barry Goldwater is in the center of each 3.5 inch disk. These are all in excellent condition...and you'll actually get a 'baker's dozen'...13 coasters.
While dads were off to war in the 1940s, kids at home were playing with these original WW II theme AMERICAN TRANSFER PICTURES...an early form of temporary tattoo. This original store display card comes in the original envelope...there are 144 tattoos on the display...