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Period: 1950s
Vintage 1950s Camp Fire Girls Flag
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage cotton flag for CAMP FIRE GIRLS, the sister group of the Boy Scouts. Founded in 1910, and ultimately changing names in 1975 to be co-ed. Fun piece of American history. Great ...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Cotton, Plexiglass, Wood

'Mon Oncle' Original Vintage Movie Poster by Olle Olsson Hagalund, Swedish, 1959
Located in Devon, GB
A rare poster for the first Swedish release of the 1958 Classic French slapstick comedy "Mon Oncle", written, directed, produced by and starring Jacques Tati as the eccentric hero Mo...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

'Cheaper by the Dozen' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Danish, 1951
Located in Devon, GB
With it's twelve jolly little hats, this charming poster by Klitgaard advertised the first Danish release of the fun-filled 1950 family comedy 'Cheaper by the Dozen,' starring Clifto...
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Danish Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Three Beautiful Glass Bird Christmas Tree Clip-On Ornament, Vintage German 1960s
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A rare vintage clip-on bird ornament collection. These ornaments, were made from ultra-thin hand blown glass, would be a great vintage addition for your Christmas, feather tree or si...
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German Folk Art Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Mercury Glass

Audrey Hepburn "Roman Holiday" Original Vintage US Movie Poster, 1953
Located in Devon, GB
A delightful US window card for Audrey Hepburn's 1953 Hollywood debut "Roman Holiday," the reverse Cinderella story of a frustrated young princess who eludes her attendants for 24 ho...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' French Movie Poster by Bernard Lancy, 1951
Located in Devon, GB
With a retelling of a German fairytale by the Brothers Grimm, Walt Disney introduced a sceptical America to his first full-length cel animated feature film in 1937. Hailed as a landm...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

"Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson" Signed by Herbert Hoover, Sixth Printing, 1958
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Hoover, Herbert. The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1958. Signed and inscribed by Herbert Hoover. Sixth printing. Original dust jacket and housed in a custom slipca...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

"Texas via Braniff International Airways" Vintage Travel Poster, circa 1950s
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Offered is a vintage poster from the 1950s advertising the Braniff International Airlines. The work depicts Texas as one of Braniff International Airways' alluring travel destination...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Nikon Art Binocular
Located in Paris, FR
Binocular Nikon Art 20x120mm is an astro binocular by Nikon, Japan, with all the structure in chrome. Mounted on a tripod with adjustable height for each leg. Telescope 20 times ...
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Japanese Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Brass, Chrome

'Not Of This Earth' Original US One Sheet Movie Poster by Albert Kallis, 1957
Located in Devon, GB
A Classic US one sheet poster for the 1957 B-movie thriller "Not Of This Earth," one of the earliest sci-fi movies made by prolific low-budget producer/director Roger Corman in what ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Masons Fly O Plane Number ‘2 - Desperate Journey’, an English Fairground Ride
Located in Alton, GB
Masons Fly O Plane Number ‘2 - Desperate Journey’. A stunning and most rarest of English fairground ride history and the art form that went hand in hand with this genre. The complete...
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Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Steel

'Ulysses' Original Vintage Movie Poster by Wiktor Gorka, Polish, 1957
Located in Devon, GB
A simplified adaptation of Homer's 'Odyssey,' the 1954 Italian fantasy-adventure film 'Ulysses' follows the warrior king on his wandering ten year journey home to Ithaca after the Tr...
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Polish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Big Eye Japanese Navy Nikon 20 × 120 Binoculars
Located in Eindhoven, NL
Large and powerful binoculars made by the Japanese company Nikon in the 1950s An elegant and stylish piece for the study or library, and very suitable to take on board your yacht. ...
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Japanese Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Aluminum

1950s French Wooden Car Door
Located in High Point, NC
A decoration from 1950s France in solid beech and plywood. The graphic silhouette, reminiscent of the door of a vehicle, evokes the streamlined shapes of the golden age of car design...
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French Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Beech, Plywood

Rita Hayworth 'Affair in Trinidad' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Finnish, 1952
Located in Devon, GB
An exceedingly rare and vibrant poster for the Finnish release of Rita Hayworth's 1952 film noir "Affair in Trinidad." The movie marked Hayworth's return to the screen after a three ...
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Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Air Flight Machine Age Bakelite Hassock Floor Fan
Located in San Mateo, CA
Air Flight machine age hassock fan manufactured by W. W. Welch Company. This fan has a Bakelite top and bottom with clear plastic louvers in between. The fan has two speeds and is in...
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American Machine Age Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Plastic, Bakelite

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Black & White Movie Theatre Poster, 1956
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, black & white movie theatre poster, 1956 A rare poster, color versions are available, black and white posters are scarce. This poster for the groundb...
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North American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Plywood, Paper

Three Glass Christmas Tree Clip-On Ornament Candle Stick Holder, Vintage, German
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A rare vintage clip-on Christmas tree candleholder collection. Tallest one measures approximate: 4 3/4" high and 1 1/2" wide. These ornaments, were made from ultra-thin hand blown gl...
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German Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Mercury Glass

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, In Three Vol. Complete, 1954-5
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, In Three Volumes Complete, 1954, 1955 Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return...
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Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Gold

Storia, Signed by Winston S. Churchill, First Italian Editions, 4 Vol, 1956-59
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Churchill, Winston S. Storia [A History of the English-Speaking Peoples]. Verona, Italy: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1956-1959. First Italian Editions. In 4 volumes. Signed by Churchi...
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Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'Son of Frankenstein' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Yugoslavian, 1950s
Located in Devon, GB
An eerie Yugoslavian poster for a 1950s re-release of the 1939 Universal horror 'Son of Frankenstein,' the third film in the classic Universal 'Frankenstein' series based on Mary She...
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Slovenian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

1950s All Aluminum United States Mail Letter Box, Manufactured by Bommer
Located in Buffalo, NY
1950s all aluminum United States mail letter box, manufactured by Bommer Industries, simple Classic design, would make an amazing piggy bank, pull down handle door, mail slot, large ...
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American Industrial Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Aluminum

Vintage Tube AM Radio in Blue Green and Brown by Coronado Serviced
Located in Framingham, MA
Lovely Coronado AM tube radio Model 05RA37-43-8360A. This radio - a larger tabletop model at 14" wide x 8" deep x 9" tall, has obvious style, is clean and works well. It was serviced...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Collection of Vintage Shaving Brushes
By Gillette and Johnston
Located in Buffalo, NY
A collection of 17 distinctive vintage shaving brushes from the 1940s-1950s. Great design, colors, bakelite, carved plastic, wood. Horsehair, nylon, wonderful display or objects, sev...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Nylon, Plastic, Bakelite, Wood

'Moulin Rouge' Original Vintage Movie Poster by Maggi Baaring, Danish, 1955
Located in Devon, GB
Based on the novel by Pierre La Mure, the 1952 British film "Moulin Rouge" is a fictionalised account of the life of street artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec as he pursues his art in ...
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Danish Art Nouveau Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Advertising Cabinet Leukoplast Beiersdorf, 1950s
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Wonderful and rare Mid-Century Modern Vintage cabinet. Striking German design from the 1950s. Beech frame with original milk glass with decorative print and glass. Original metal ...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Cartier 1950s Brass Copper Enigma Box
Located in Atlanta, GA
Sophisticated 1950s copper and brass decorative box by Cartier. This is a puzzle box that uses Leonardo da Vinci's specular writing technique*. If you look at the box in the normal w...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal, Brass, Copper

1952 Mid-Century Sirrica Brass Marble Candlestick Rutgers College Desk Lamp
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid-century Sirrica desk or library lamp. Made of brass and marble featuring footed base with round Bouillotte style form, three candlesticks, and black parchment shade marked with R...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Marble, Brass

John F. Kennedy Signed Senate Menu Collage
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a John F. Kennedy inscribed and autographed United States Senate Restaurant menu. Kennedy signed the menu on April 10, 1957, when he was a Senator representing the state...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Vintage 1950s Baltimore Sun Taxi Cab Sign Car Topper
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Plastic construction. Fairly rare item, Baltimore History.
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American Machine Age Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Plastic

Vintage Sculpted Brass Oil Dispenser Thumb Oiler Tiny Can Collectible Decor
Located in National City, CA
Vintage Sculpted Brass Oil Dispenser Thumb Oiler Tiny Can Collectible Decor Measures: 1.88 diameter x 2.75 H inches Original vintage condition unrestored piece. See images.  
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal, Brass

Brass and Silver Vintage Button Collection in Custom Wood Case
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-642 brass and silver button collection encased in a wood frame set on a green velvet board.
Category

Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Silver, Brass

"Come to Britain for Golf" Vintage Travel Poster, circa 1952
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a 1952 vintage golf travel poster, entitled Come to Britain for Golf by Rowland Hilder. The lithographic poster was published by the Travel Association of Great Britain and N...
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British Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

1950s Wrights Bread Crate Vintage Industrial Vulcanized Display Box Basket Tray
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Big old Bread transport crate with wooden rails on bottom. Interior depth is 5 inches.
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American Industrial Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Natural Fiber

Carpenter Scribe Marking Gauge Vintage Wood Working Tool in Wood and Brass
Located in National City, CA
AMBIANIC presents Carpenter's Scribe Marking Gauge Vintage Wood Working Tool in Wood and Brass 7.13 L x 2.88 X 1 .88 Original unrestored antique vintage condition. Selling as present...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Brass

Adam Bros. Ltd. Leather Motorcycle Boots
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Leather motorcycle boots. The boots are in great condition with rubber soles fitted on to the leather. Possibly a size 8 or 9. The boots are stamped '261' and with the maker's name...
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English Sporting Art Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Leather

James Dean 'Rebel Without a Cause' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Finnish, 1956
Located in Devon, GB
A rare poster for the first Finnish release of the Classic 1955 teenage drama "Rebel Without A Cause," with artwork by Engel. Starring James Dean in his most celebrated role as a tro...
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Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Three Beautiful Glass Bird Christmas Tree Clip-On Ornament, Vintage German 1950s
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A rare vintage clip-on bird ornament collection. These ornaments, were made from ultra-thin hand blown glass, would be a great vintage addition for your Christmas, feather tree or si...
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German Folk Art Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Mercury Glass

Vintage Fiberglass Welding Mask, Mid-20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A welding mask with original eye-protective window, made in fiberglass, circa 1957. The Fibre-Metal Products Co. was formed in 1905 when its founder invented the first protective w...
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American Industrial Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Fiberglass

Vintage French Aluminum Spring Loaded Hanging Kitchen Dishcloth Holder
Located in Philadelphia, PA
From the 1950s, a French kitchen dishcloth rack with spring loaded hooks for holding four towels, each marked for its own purpose. Made of a shiny pressed aluminum, each holder sh...
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French French Provincial Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Aluminum

Photograph Portrait of T.S. Eliot and Wife Valerie Esme Fletcher by Angus McBean
Located in Essex, MA
A silver gelatin portrait photograph of T. S Eliot (Thomas Stearns Eliot 1888-1965) together with his second wife Esme Valerie Fletcher Eliot (1926- 2012), by noted surrealist photog...
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English Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Glass, Paper

Mid Century Store Window Display Noilly Prat Italian Sweet Vermouth
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Beautiful display bottle from Italy C1950. In very good condition with minimal wear, some label losses. Great color.
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Italian Industrial Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Glass, Paper

'The Man with the Golden Arm' Original Movie Poster by Saul Bass, British, 1956
Located in Devon, GB
Based on a novel by Nelson Algren, Otto Preminger's controversial and groundbreaking 1955 drama "The Man with the Golden Arm" starred Frank Sinatra in an Oscar nominated performance ...
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British Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'Moulin Rouge' Original Vintage Movie Poster by Lucjan Jagodzinski, Polish, 1957
Located in Devon, GB
Based on the novel by Pierre La Mure, the 1952 British film 'Moulin Rouge' is a fictionalized account of the life of street artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec as he pursues his art in ...
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Polish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Mid-Century Modern Fornasetti Style Metal Tray with Confederate Money Notes
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Painted metal tray with scalloped edges bearing the confederate money notes of early America. This mid-size serving tray is perfect for serving your guests. The painted gold trim and...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Sheet Metal

'Superman Flies Again' Original Vintage Australian Daybill Movie Poster, 1954
Located in Devon, GB
Superman jets off on this super rare stone lithography daybill poster for the Australian release of 'Superman Flies Again,' a 1954 compilation of three episodes of the hit US televis...
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Australian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

49 Star Silk Printed Parade Flag, Circa 1959
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a 49-star American flag, celebrating Alaska statehood. The flag is printed on silk and has seven rows of seven stars in a staggered row pattern printed on the bright blu...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Silk

1950s German Newspaper Advertising Tin Clips Midcentury Graphic Design Set
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Small collection of light duty metal clips, from German newspapers. Silkscreen on thin metal. All working. Kölnische Zeitung (Cologne Gazette) Frankfurter Rundschau Rheinische P...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Tin

Paragon Ltd Edn Porcelain Tyg Commemorating Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 195
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very fine English Limited Edition porcelain twin handled tyg commemorating the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 and made by Paragon China. The large cylindrical shaped tyg ...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Porcelain

Chairman Mao Cultural Revolution Porcelain Figure, c. 1950
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
Chairman Mao Cultural Revolution Porcelain Figure dating to circa 1950. A great and imposing piece of memorabilia. Dimensions: Height 28cm x Width 23cm x Depth 14cm.
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Chinese Other Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Ceramic

Harry Truman Signed Letter to Robert Gray Taylor, 1954
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a one page typed and signed letter from Harry Truman to Robert Gray Taylor. Dated March 3, 1954, and written on cream Federal Reserve Bank Building letterhead, the short...
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American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'I Married A Monster From Outer Space' Original US One Sheet Movie Poster, 1958
Located in Devon, GB
With a kitschy schlock-horror title and eye-catchingly vibrant artwork featuring a young bride dramatically recoiling in horror at the alien shadow lurking behind her, B movie sci-fi...
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American Post-Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Mid-20th Century English Fairground Panel
Located in London, GB
English fairground panel We are proud to offer a great piece of English fairground visual art, In the form of a handcrafted panel with hand painted graphics illustrating the word CA...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Pine, Paint

Rare Set of Russian KGB Stamped Erotic Post Cards
Located in London, GB
Rare set of Russian KGB stamped erotic post cards We are proud to offer a rare set of 43 Russian stamped KGB Erotic post cards. These items are individually encased in plastic sleev...
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European Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

I Love Lucy MCM Old Fashioned Sculptural Glass TV Tube 1950s Vintage
By RCA
Located in National City, CA
TV Tube Mid Century Modern Old Fashioned Sculptural Glass TV Tube Days of I Love Lucy MCM Television glass tube 1950s Designed for RCA and Curtis Mathes brand TVs of the Fifties 21 H...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Glass

Citadel The Story of the U.S. Senate by William White, Signed by L.B. Johnson
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
White, William S. Citadel: The Story of the U.S. Senate. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. Octavo, signed by Lyndon B. Johnson. Hardcover with dust jacket, archival slipcase. Off...
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North American Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Italian Midcentury Brass Plate and Wood Structure Weight Scale, 1950s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian midcentury brass plate and wood structure weight scale, 1950s Wooden structure weight scale, very rare and typical, entirely decomposable, with brass plate and arms attached...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Brass

Vintage Blatz Beer Collectible Advertising Figurine
Located in Redding, CT
Vintage Blatz Beer collectible advertising figurine. Winking figurine at the 18th hole holding a full mug of beer. 1950s era beer advertising table top or bar top piece. Please confi...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Tin, Metal

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