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Period: Mid-20th Century
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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

This is Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Hill Meserve, Limited Edition, 1941
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Meserve, Frederick Hill. This is Abraham Lincoln. Harrogate: Lincoln Memorial University City, 1941. Limited edition. Includes 30 tipped-in poster stamps. Bound in publisher's origin...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

'The Ipcress File' Original Vintage Movie Poster, South African, 1965
Located in Devon, GB
An exceedingly rare poster for the South African release of the 1965 British espionage thriller 'The Ipcress File' starring Michael Caine as agent Harry Palmer. The South African one...
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South African Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Mercury Glass

Statue of Liberty by Margaret Bourke-White, Limited Ed. Photo and Signed Card
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Margaret Bourke-White Statue of Liberty Collage with a limited edition photograph by Bourke-White and a signed note with business card. This collage includes a limited edition photo...
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American Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Industrial Military Ice Chest
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a vintage military ice chest in the original vintage condition. Great Industrial prop with great character. It can be used as an ice chest or catch all. ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

'Pinocchio' Original Vintage Polish Film Poster by Kazimierz Mann, 1962
Located in Devon, GB
Although Western films were shown during the Soviet era in the Communist Bloc, American publicity materials were banned, allowing the state-commissioned artists to operate with total...
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Polish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Art Deco Modernist Matching pair Of Enamel Gents Cufflinks by Lambournes
Located in Devon, England
For your consideration are these wonderful and original 1930s Art Deco three toned gents cufflinks. Slightly staggered and raised three toned enamel cufflinks on a rolled rose gold b...
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English Art Deco Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Gold Plate, Enamel

Mid-20th Century Brutalist Iron Hanukkah Lamp by David Palombo
Located in New York, NY
An impressive hand forged Hanukkah lamp inspired by Brutalist aesthetic. Hand crafted in Jerusalem, Israel circa 1960, the iron lamp stands with nine rustic candleholders. The shamas...
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Israeli Brutalist Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Iron

Copper and Brass Country Grain Separator
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Copper and brass grain separator from Iowa; complete. Seedburo equipment company, Chicago 1912. Period: Last half of the 20th century. Origin: Iowa Size: 33" H x 16" W Cowboy, we...
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American Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Brass, Copper

Paul Newman 'The Hustler' Original Vintage Movie Poster, American, 1964
Located in Devon, GB
One of the few re-release US One Sheets that is preferred to the original by collectors due to its superior artwork, this eye-catching poster was issued for a 1964 re-release of the ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Pre-Coronation Signed Photograph Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Dated 1952
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A rare signed framed pre-Coronation black and white photograph of Princess Elizabeth together with Prince Philip by Sterling Henry Nahum (signed Baron) (1906-1956) dated 1952. The fi...
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English Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Mid-20th Century Israeli Iron and Enamel Street Sign
Located in New York, NY
Three languages iron and enamel street sign, circa 1920. The sign was made to Honor Theodor Herzl who was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist, playwright, political activist, and w...
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Israeli Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Enamel, Iron

1930 Philadelphia Civic Center Art Deco Marble Plaque
Located in New York, NY
This Art Deco style marble plaque is from the lobby of the original 1930 Philadelphia Civic Center in Philadelphia, PA. The decorative center shield is a combination of cast iron hig...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Marble, Iron

Audrey Hepburn, Original Vintage Photograph by Vincent Rossell, Paris, 1962
Located in Devon, GB
From the Personal collection of Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn on the set of 'Paris When it Sizzles,' Paris, 1962 by Vincent Rossell Vintage gelatin silver print Photographer's c...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Other

Ship's Bow Figurehead, Antique Hand Carved Wood, circa 1930s
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a beautifully crafted large antique ship figurehead, hand carved and hand painted from the 1930s. Carved in the shape of a male ship captain, the figurehead wears a blue and ...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Set of Three Vintage Leather Medicine Balls, circa 1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
Set of three vintage leather medicine balls, circa 1940 Great collection of old school medicine balls. Hippocrates is said to have stuffed animal skins for patients to toss for...
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American Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Leather

Original 1964 Beatles Car Mascots Bobblehead Set with Box and Instruction Sheet
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This complete boxed set of Beatles bobbleheads or "Bobb'n heads"'are the original 1964 edition produced in Japan for the distributor Car Mascots of the United States. The figures are...
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Ceramic

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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

BR British Railways Shovel Made by Caldwell
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
BR British Railways shovel made by Caldwell BR British Railways shovel made by Caldwell of Stockton Heath in 1960 The shovel has an Ash Handle and iron paddle it is in good us...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Iron

Rare 1940's /50's New York Times Newspaper Display Cart, News Stand
Located in Buffalo, NY
Rare 1940's /50's New York Times Newspaper display cart, news stand, You would be hard pressed to find another!. Newspaper industrial rolling cart with famed New York Times logo, mos...
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American Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal, Steel

Christmas A Story, Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt, First Edition, 1940
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Roosevelt, Eleanor. Christmas: A Story. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1940. First Edition. Signed by Roosevelt. Twelvemo, in its colorful original dust jacket. Presented with a custom a...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Audrey Hepburn, Original Vintage Photograph by Vincent Rossell, Paris, 1962
Located in Devon, GB
From the Personal collection of Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn on the set of 'Paris When it Sizzles,' Paris, 1962 by Vincent Rossell Vintage gelatin silver print Photographer's c...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Other

'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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Mid-20th Century Tin Charity Container by Alfred Zaltsman, Jerusalem
Located in New York, NY
The front of the box is inscribed with Hebrew and German: "Rabbi Meir Baal Ha' Ness charity collecting funds for Shomrei Ha' Chomot Kolel" and decorated with two images; Hatam Sofer ...
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Israeli Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Bob Dylan Original Vintage Poster by Milton Glaser, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
One of America's most celebrated graphic designers and creator of the I (HEART) NY logo, Milton Glaser was commissioned by Columbia Records to design a bonus insert poster for inclus...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Audrey Hepburn 'Sabrina' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Swedish, 1955
Located in Devon, GB
An extremely rare poster for the first Swedish release of the classic American romantic comedy 'Sabrina' in 1955. Undoubtedly one of the best poster designs for this title, we have n...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century 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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Original Enamel Plaque of the Consulate of the Principality of Monaco 1940s
Located in taranto, IT
Very rare original enamel plate (... not a copy) of the Consulate of the Principality of Monaco, period around the 40s / 50s the plaque has some hand retouches, made over the deca...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Modern Sunbeam Advertising Three-Tier Chrome and Wood Étagère
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Mid-Century Modern Sunbeam appliance three-tier chrome and wood advertising shelving display case. Logo and company slogan is written in red letters on the sides of the shelves: "Su...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Chrome

Mid-Century Modern American Duplex Commercial Coffee Grinder & Store Display
By American Duplex
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This commercial coffee grinder was made by the American Duplex Company of New York city in circa 1965 in the period Mid-Century Modern style. This is American Duplex's Grindmaster 50...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

Machine Age Art Deco Norman Bel Geddes Book, General Motors Turning Wheel, Pound
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Norman Bel Geddes Book, General Motors 25th Anniversary, "The Turning Wheel" by Arthur Pound The Turning Wheel : The Story of General Motors Through Twenty-Five...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Crusade in Europe by Dwight D. Eisenhower, First Edition, Signed and Inscribed
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Eisenhower, Dwight D. Crusade in Europe. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948. First edition. Signed and Inscribed by Eisenhower to Charles Helms on half title page. Octavo, ...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'The Jungle Book' Original Vintage British Double Crown Movie Poster, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
An incredibly rare and charming British Double Crown poster for the 1967 Walt Disney animated classic 'The Jungle Book,' based on Rudyard Kipling's 1894 book of the same name, and th...
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British Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'Marihuana' Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster, 1930s
Located in Devon, GB
Claiming to be a "Daring Drug Expose!", this early exploitation film evaded strict censorship of its lurid content ("Weird Orgies, Wild Parties, Unleashed Passions!") by claiming to ...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

M. Stalker Long Studio Bench from Shipwreck Wood and Chain
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
M. Stalker Long Studio bench from shipwreck wood and chain, 1863-1886 Studio piece crafted from the main ship haul of the M. Stalker, a Great Lakes 1863 Civil War period wood scho...
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American American Craftsman Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Iron

Cathrineholm Midcentury Scandinavian Modern Lotus Enamel White/Blue Dutch Oven
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An enamelware Lotus pattern Dutch oven manufactured by the Norwegian manufacturer Cathrineholm. Cathrineholm operated from 1907-1970. The popular Lotus line was designed by Grete Pry...
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Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Steel

Picasso, Library or Coffee Table Book, circa 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Picasso, a library or coffee table book, 1955, First Edition, Germany. The cover design was made especially for this book by Pablo Picasso, July 1955. "Picasso's art is one of the ...
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German Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Machine Age Art Deco Raymond Loewy Medallion, Abbott Labs 50th Anniversary
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Raymond Loewy Medallion, Abbott Labs 50th Anniversary A difficult to source medallion, designed by Loewy and executed by Rene Chambellan for Medallic Arts, with...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Gold Plate, Silver Plate

Rare Rail Road Locomotive Head Light, circa 1931
Located in Nantucket, MA
Rare Rail Road Locomotive Head Light, circa 1931. A large copper lantern with brass mountings and glass lens, with riveted label marked "Newcastle #323, 1931." Contains a period, if ...
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English Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Copper

"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 Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Rare WWII Mickey Mouse Gas Mask and Tin
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a very rare Canadian Mickey Gas mask with the original and difficult to find Tin Litho Mickey Can. Made by the English tin toy manufacturer, Happy Knack. Apparently, the idea...
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English Industrial Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Tin

James Bond 'You Only Live Twice' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Australian, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
The fifth film in EON Productions' James Bond series and the last of Sean Connery's first stint starring as the suave secret agent, it was announced during filming of 'You Only Live ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Large Mid-Century Gran Habano Rajah Cigar Advertising Tobacco Store Display Sign
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This very large and colorful placard sized store display sign was presumed to have been made in the United States for the Gran Habano Cigar Company of Honduras in the 1960s to advert...
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American Anglo Raj Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Paul Newman 'Hud' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Japanese, 1963
Located in Devon, GB
Evoking the wide, flat landscape and beating sun of the American West, this rare knockout poster for the original Japanese release of revisionist Western ‘Hud’ places Paul Newman cen...
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

100-Record Retro American Seeburg Select-O-Matic V-200 Jukebox
Located in London, GB
100-Record Retro American Seeburg Select-O-Matic V-200 Jukebox, American, c. 1955 Dimensions: Height 149cm, width 91cm, depth 68cm This stylish vinyl jukebox is a classic Americ...
Category

American Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Chrome, Brass

Midcentury Era Winchester Molded Ammunition Advertising Store Wall Display
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Winchester ammunition store display was made in the United States in circa 1965 in the period Mid-Century Modern style. This wall display is composed entirely of a thin molded p...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Plastic

'La Dolce Vita' Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster, 1961
Located in Devon, GB
Opening with the striking panorama of a statue of Christ suspended by helicopter, flying across the city of Rome, Federico Fellini’s epic satire 'La Dolce Vita' charted seven episode...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

WWII Era Aircraft Survival Axe
Located in London, GB
A WWII aircraft crash survival axe. WWII allied aircraft were equipped with such axes to assist the crew in escaping from it in a crash. These sturdy steel axes had insulated rubb...
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American Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Steel

Midcentury English Portobello Famous Wines in the World on Display Case
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1960s midcentury English Portobello "Famous wines" in the world on display case Measures cm: H 34 W 108, D 9.
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English Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Glass, Wood

Mid-20th Century Israeli Brass Hanukkah Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Cast brass Hanukkah lamp, Israel, circa 1950. Covered with beautiful original green patina, bearing in gold Hebrew letters the word: "Hanukkah". Fronted with eight oil fonts, with He...
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Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Original 1930s Vintage Black Leather and Chrome Ladies Bag
Located in Devon, England
For your consideration is this superbly stylish 1930s vintage leather and chrome trim ladies handbag, the size and color are an absolute dream, with plenty of room here for all your ...
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English Art Deco Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Leather

Machine Age Handmade Post-War Trench Art Floor Lamp
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Incredible, handmade, Machine Age, post World War II, trench art, floor lamp made from a maple training missile mounted on a cast iron base with dog-tag chain and shell casing light ...
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American Machine Age Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Aluminum, Iron

James Bond 'You Only Live Twice' Original Vintage Movie Poster, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
The fifth film in EON Productions' James Bond series and the last of Sean Connery's first stint starring as the suave secret agent, it was announced during filming of 'You Only Live ...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

'The Girl in the Bikini' Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster, 1958
Located in Devon, GB
Utilising a posterised film still of a fresh-faced seventeen-year-old Brigitte Bardot frolicking on a rocky Corsican shore, this scarce US One Sheet for the 1958 American release of ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Paper

Murano 1968 Apollo Mission Hand Painted Italian Art Glass Rocket Liquor Decanter
Located in Kissimmee, FL
Unusual large vintage Murano hand painted, opal white Italian art glass rocket shaped liquor decanter. Looks to have been created in commemoration of the 1968 NASA Apollo Mission. Th...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Art Glass, Blown Glass, Paint, Murano Glass, Glass

Vtg Harley-Davidson Knuckle Panhead Hydraglide Oem Tool Box Ribbed Black 1940-64
Located in Dayton, OH
1950s Rare Vintage Harley-Davidson black ribbed kidney shaped OEM Hydraglide metal tool box for all Panhead motorcycles from 1940-1964. Originally purchased in the 1980s from the Pen...
Category

Industrial Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Metal

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