This original vintage PENNY BRITE doll lives up to her name...she's still bright and wearing her original red and white dress with flower appliques. Back is marked Deluxe Reading - 1963 A-9. Her hair is full and rooted...very stylish for 1963. Head, arms and legs are jointed and move. She must have lost her shoes running to be photographed. Overall, Penny is in excellent condition.
This original large portrait of Robert Kennedy was taken in the early 1960s by world famous photographer Philippe Halsman. This 11 by 14 color photo was used by the RFK camp as a campaign poster/portrait for supporters. There's an autograph facsimile under the excellent portrait. RFK was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1964, representing New York State. He was assassinated shortly after delivering a speech celebrating his victory in the 1968 presidential primary of California in L.A...
These are unique and fabulous vintage earrings from the 1960s. The lucite dangles are in the shape of callalily flowers. They're clip-on earrings...very light and comfortable...almost like celluloid. The callalily has a long black bead with rhinestoned pearl in the center. Earrings measure 3 inches long and are in excellent condition.
This leather bound book...Our Lady In Art...by Mrs. Henry Jenner is dated 1910. Published by A.C. McClurg & Co....part of the Little Books on Art series. 'Our Lady' is the Virgin Mary...Madonna and Child...shown in 40 black and white illustrations. Book has 204 pages with a gilt page edge. Measures 5 by 6 inches. A dark spot at top of spine. Some wear to cover spine edges and corners. Overall, very tight and a fine old leather bound book.
These were the romance novels of the Victorian era. Published by the Arthur Westbrook Company in Cleveland, this lot of 3 original books are titled...Claire, Adrian LeRoy, and At War With Herself. These are all circa early 1900s. Measure 5 by 7 inches with colorful covers. Each is over 200 pages, printed on pulp paper. Considering the fragile nature of pulps, these are in very good to excellent condition...
This lot of vintage cruise ship cardboard baggage tags include... American President Lines (2), Pacific Far East Line (2), French Line, and United States Lines. The largest...French Line...measures 3 5/8 by 6 3/8 inches. It has a crease at top right corner. All the tags are clean and unused with original strings. Lot of 6 vintage tags.
Pass the sauce or gravy in mid-century style with this great silver-plated ladle marked...TH. (for Thorvald) MARTHINSEN - NORWAY. The stem design is classic Scandinavian. Ladle measures 6 inches and is in excellent condition.
This lot of original vintage 1940s-1950s postcards feature African-Americans back in the days when they were called blacks, Negroes and 'colored folks'. These are all linen-finish postcards that have never been used. One card is captioned 'Uncle Tom...an old-fashioned Southern Negro'. Another is 'Old Black Joe'. One card is a comic illustration showing Mammy doing the wash. The other two cards show blacks in the cotton fields. All the postcards are in unused, excellent condition.
This vintage 1961 china plate was made to commemorate the CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL...1861-1864 to 1961-1964. Featured are the names of the CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA... Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri. The plate features a Civil War soldier, the Confederate flag, rifles and other war items...
This pretty vintage silver pin has lots of fine filigree work in the shape of a butterfly. Pin measures 1 1/2 by 1 1/4 inches. Can be polished but the natural patina is nice as it is. Back has a double 'C' closure. Pin is in excellent condition.
This original circa 1944 CAPTAIN MARVEL PICTURE PUZZLE is still in its original package. Never used, it shows one of the first flying superheroes, Captain Marvel, who was a popular comic character of the Golden Age of comics. The colorful envelope measures 7 by 10 inches. There's some wear/tear to envelope edges/corners and tape on inside flap but puzzle inside is intact and in near-mint condition.
If you like butterfly wing jewelry, here's an original 1950s necklace that's still in the original box. The genuine butterfly wing acts as the iridescent blue background for the tropical scene in the center of a mother-of-pearl star. The chain is marked Sterling Silver. Scene is a silhouetted palm tree on ultra blue water with electric blue sky. The star measures just over 1 inch across and hangs from the 18-inch silver chain...
If it's one thing that can be said about the 1960s it's that everyone had an opinion about something. Most of the controversy was about the war in Vietnam or drugs, but some slogans were just meant to be provocative and start a conversation...as you can tell from this original lot of 11 pins from the era. Sentiments include.....
These vintage genuine Bakelite earrings are made for pierced ears and are a great green and yellow swirl color. They measure 1 1/2 inches each way and are in excellent condition.
There's an old expression...'pretty as a peacock'. Whoever came up with it must have been looking at this vintage peacock pin. It's set with colorful blue/green aurora borealis rhinestones with pink/red rhinestones for the comb on top. Set in light goldtone metal. Pin measures 2 1/4 inches across by 1 1/2 inches high. There's a secure rollover clasp. Pin is in excellent condition with all stones bright and intact.
These 2 old product cartons were made by the Baltimore Butterine Co. and were never used. One is marked GOLD TINT For Frying and Shortening. The other was made to hold a pound of VITA OLEOMARGARINE. Both cartons are still flattened and each is waxed which is how the product stayed fresh. These measure 10 1/2 by 11 3/4 as they are but can be folded into boxes for display. Great old advertising products for a country store or a country kitchen.
It must have been a pretty big pickle barrel to take on a big label like this. This original circa 1930 lithographed label says...PURE FOOD HEINZ VARIETIES PRODUCTS. Very colorful, it measures 11 inches in diameter and is in unused, near-mint condition.
Hey, what's this? We were under the impression that owls are night creatures, hooting it up while we're asleep. But this vintage GOEBEL porcelain owl figurine looks like he's about to snooze off like the rest of us. The well-detailed owl measures 2 1/2 inches high and has the original GOEBEL W. GERMANY sticker on the bottom. It's in excellent condition.