1930s Collectibles and Curiosities

Shell Oil Advertising Mirror, circa 1930s
Shell Oil Advertising Mirror, circa 1930s
Vintage 1930s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Mirror
Very rare to find, a circa 1930s mirror in this condition, let alone an English Shell Oil Company, factory supplied advertising mirror. There were initially (4) different styles of t...
First Edition Le Corbusier Book with Inscription
First Edition Le Corbusier Book with Inscription
Le Corbusier
Vintage 1930s French Modern Books
Paper
Hardcover first edition of Le Corbusier's seminal La Ville Radieuse (The Radiant City), published by the celebrated review L'Architecture D'Aujourd'hui. A rare volume, made more so b...
Chris Craft Speedboat Sales Model, circa 1930s Nautical
Chris Craft Speedboat Sales Model, circa 1930s ...
Vintage 1930s Argentine Mid-Century Modern Nautical Objects
Fantastic Chris craft speedboat sales model, circa 1930s. It belonged to an antique speedboats sales shop. The shop opened in 1912 and closed on the 1965. Perfect for a nautical fan...
Art Deco Golden Animal Bronze Sculpture on Green Marble Base
Art Deco Golden Animal Bronze Sculpture on Gree...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Marble
Decorative animal bronze sculpture representing a bull on a marble base golden bronze lined. Art Deco, France, early 20th century. Size: 36.5 x 17 cm, H 17 cm. Perfect as charming C...
Jeweler Box in Marquetry of Different Woods and Applications, circa 1930
Jeweler Box in Marquetry of Different Woods and...
Vintage 1930s French Jewelry Boxes
Wood
Jeweler box in marquetry of different woods and applications. Artdeco period. circa 1930.
Two Porcelain Athletes by Philipp Kittler for Rosenthal
Two Porcelain Athletes by Philipp Kittler for R...
Rosenthal Bavaria, Selb Porcelain
Vintage 1930s German Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Porcelain
A dynamic pair of porcelain athlete figurines designed by Philipp Kittler for Rosenthal. One depicting a "speerwerfer" (javelin thrower), and the other depicting a "lauter" (runner...
1930s Fields Rare Five Jacks Penny Drop Gambling Machine Trade Stimulator
1930s Fields Rare Five Jacks Penny Drop Gamblin...
Field Company
Vintage 1930s American American Craftsman Games
Own a rare and desired antique vintage counter top gaming gambling trade stimulator made by the Field Company, circa early 1930s. This is a very fun game. The player inserts a penny...
1930s Pair of Granada's Alhambra Palace Framed Stucco Mock-Ups
1930s Pair of Granada's Alhambra Palace Framed ...
Vintage 1930s Spanish Architectural Models
Marble, Stucco, Wood
1930s pair of Granada's Alhambra Palace framed stucco mock-ups Interior dimensions: 21 x 13cm.
Hardy Fishing Rod, "C.C. de France"
Hardy Fishing Rod, "C.C. de France"
Vintage 1930s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Bamboo
Vintage Hardy Fly fishing rod, the 'C.C. de France'. The Hardy 'C.C. de France' is a split cane Palakona 2-piece rod made by Hardy's of Alnwick. The rod is in excellent condition wi...
"Couple on a Log" Toy,  French, circa 1930
"Couple on a Log" Toy, French, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Toys
Metal
Small "teeter totter" type toy depicting a couple playing on a log, one in front of the other, trying to maintain their balance while rocking back and forth. The motion is created by...
Demetre Chiparus 1930s Art Deco Terracotta Sculpture Elephant and Baby
Demetre Chiparus 1930s Art Deco Terracotta Scul...
Demetre Chiparus
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Terracotta
Rare elegant fine French Art Deco terracotta sculpture by Demetre Chiparus (1888-1950). Brown-red patinated Art Deco walking elephants on large base. The female elephant is trumpetin...
Art Deco Black Bakelite Poker Chip Holder Caddy
Art Deco Black Bakelite Poker Chip Holder Caddy
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Games
Resin, Bakelite
Stunning 1930s Black bakelite or celluloid poker chip holder. Made by Count-Rite Industries, the locking lid has screw type knob closure that keeps the lid nice and tight for easy po...
Judaica Art Deco White Metal Skyscraper Style H...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Candelabras
Nickel
This elegant Art Deco white metal menorah was crafted by hand in the United States, circa 1930. It offers a stepped base- consisting of a slightly inclined band that adjoins a convex...
Nikon WWII Navy Battleship Big Eye Binoculars
Nikon
Vintage 1930s Japanese Modern Nautical Objects
These beautiful Imperial Navy Big Eye binoculars are as practical as they are elegant, with a far-reaching magnification. They are mounted to an original base which can be fixed on t...
20th Century Italian Sculpture Madonna with Chi...
Vintage 1930s Italian Religious Items
Plaster
Refined sculpture in plaster. Refined and delicate figure of Madonna with Child. Sculpture work of great delicacy we ask you to look at the sweetness of the faces. Work expresses hig...
1930's RCA Building, New York souvenir architec...
Staybright Novelty Co.
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Architectural Models
Lead, Silver Plate
This, the largest and best-detailed of the 1930's replicas of New York's RCA Building (now called the Comcast Building), is of silver-plated cast lead. Produced by Staybright Novelty...
My Experiences in the World War by John Pershin...
Vintage 1930s Books
My Experiences in the World War by John Pershing, Signed Limited Edition. Two Volume Set, 1931 Pershing, John, My Experiences in the World War. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1931....
Vintage Industrial Decorative Horn Speaker, cir...
Vintage 1930s French Industrial Historical Memorabilia
Iron
Vintage industrial decorative horn speaker, circa 1930.
Art Deco/Bauhaus Salesman's Sample Furniture Gr...
Jindrich Halabala
Vintage 1930s Czech Art Deco Models and Miniatures
Metal
A four-piece set of miniature tubular furniture attributed to the Czech designer Jindrich Halabala (1903-1973). Halabala was a modernist Czech furniture designer who created function...
1930s Vintage Italian Metal Campari Soda Ice Bu...
Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Barware
Metal
Stunning and rare 1930s vintage Italian metal Campari Soda ice bucket with copper relief Campari Soda logo and with side handles and four small feets. Collector's note: Campari...
French Art-Bois Studio Art Deco Wooden Airplane...
Anthoine Art Bois
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Aviation Objects
Chrome, Wood
French Art Deco wooden airplane model, mounted on a stylized wooden plinth designed by Anthoine Art-Bois Studio. This large Art Deco model airplane is made with solid light varnish w...
French Designer L. Guilbaud 1930s Art Deco Dina...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Decorative Boxes
Pewter
Elegant French Art Deco polished pewter decorative box by L. Guilbaud. Perfect for vanity or boudoir or any modern Art Deco interior. Round lidded shape with carved and embossed typi...
Large Wall Mounted Mahogany Propeller, by the H...
Vintage 1930s English Aviation Objects
Brass, Mahogany
A 1930s laminated mahogany propeller from a Hawker Hart powered by a Rolls Royce Kestrel V12, dated September 1936. With wall-mounted bracket. Label reads: DRG NO S 19C 11003/E...
Water Level Made in the 1930s in Italy
Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments
Water level made in the 1930s in the Stabilimento Meccanico di precisione G. Allemano in Turin. Measures: Width 104 cm, height 21 cm, glass diameter 5,.3 cm. Measures box 38 x 20 cm ...
Salmoiraghi Topographic Instrument Made in the ...
Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments
Topographic instrment with telescope diopter model 5163/64 made by La Filotecnica Ing. A. Salmoiraghi S.A. Milano in the 1930s, placed in its original oak wooden case with brass corn...
Instrument to Check the Background of the Eye M...
Vintage 1930s Swiss Scientific Instruments
Instrument to check the background of the eye made in the thirties complete with lens and placed in its original wooden case covered with black leather with velvet and purple satin i...
Prismatic Brass Compass MKIX with Leather Case,...
E.R. Watts & Son
Vintage 1930s British Aviation Objects
Prismatic compass; it's a small compass complete with original leather case, signed E.R. Watts & Son N ° 2739 MK IX 1935 supplied to British officers. Complete with compass card bloc...
British Aeronautical Compass Made in the 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Aviation Objects
British aeronautical compass made in the 1930s of brass and glass mounted on universal joint and placed in its original oakwood box with brass hinges. Inside the lid you can see the ...
Model of the Lamium Purpureum Flower, Made in t...
Vintage 1930s German Scientific Instruments
Educational model of the Lamium purpureum L. (false purple nettle) flower made of painted papier mâché with a Bakelite base from the 1930s, German manufacture. Measures: Height 53 cm...
Model in Enlarged Section of a Moraceae Syconiu...
Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments
Model in enlarged section of a Moraceae syconium (fig for example is a syconium). The model is made of painted plaster and almost certainly made by Paravia in the 1930s. Measures cm ...
Model in Enlarged Section of a Moraceae Syconiu...
Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments
Model in enlarged section of the Moraceae syconium (fig for example is a sicon). The model is made of painted plaster and almost certainly made by Paravia in the 1930s. Measures cm 3...
Model in Enlarged Section of a Moraceae Syconiu...
Vintage 1930s Italian Scientific Instruments
Model in enlarged section of a Moraceae syconium (fig for example is a syconium). The model is made of painted plaster and almost certainly made by Paravia in the thirties. Measures ...
Hardy "Perfect" Salmon Fishing Reel
Vintage 1930s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Aluminum
Hardy Perfect 3 ¾' salmon fly fishing reel. A good Hardy Perfect salmon fly reel with ebonite handle, brass line guard, ribbed brass foot, rim tension screw and MkII check mechanism...
Vintage Hardy Perfect Fishing Reel
Vintage 1930s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Aluminum
Hardy Perfect 4' Fly Fishing Reel. A good Hardy Perfect trout fly reel with ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, rim tension screw and MkII check mechanism. The front plate marked 'Ma...
1938 Scramble Bell
Vintage 1930s British Aviation Objects
A majestic Royal Air Force station large bronze ‘scramble’ bell, in service at the start of World War II, mounted from on a custom oak frame, retaining its original clanger. The casi...
British Racing Seaplane Schneider Trophy Model
Vintage 1930s British Aviation Objects
Chromium- plated on brass, the inscription Rolls Royce embossed beneath the right float, circa 1940. Mounted on a wooden base, 12 cms long. The Supermarine S.6B is a British racin...
Double Front and Back Lithograph Depicting Port...
Vintage 1930s Italian Nautical Objects
Double front and back lithograph depicting Portovenere and Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, dating back to the thirties. Very good condition. Measures cm 21.5 x 27.5.
Double Front and Back Lithograph Depicting Port...
Vintage 1930s Italian Nautical Objects
Double front and back lithograph depicting Portofino and dating back to the thirties. Very good condition. Measures: cm 21.5 x 28.5.
English Level with Orthogonal Telescopes, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Scientific Instruments
English level with orthogonal telescopes signed Sitesquare Made in England in the thirties, painted aluminum. Height cm 14, diameter 5.5. Very good condition, fully functional.  
Coloured Botanical Lithograph Bohemian Manufact...
Vintage 1930s Czech Drawings
Colored lithograph applied on light cardboard depicting botanical study with various sections of Phormium tenax forest and of Agave Americana, Bohemian manufacture of the 1930s. The ...
Coloured Botanical Lithograph Bohemian Manufact...
Vintage 1930s Czech Drawings
Coloured lithograph applied on light cardboard depicting botanical study with various sections of Astragalus creticus Lam, Bohemian manufacture of the thirties. The black and light c...
Colored Botanical Lithograph Bohemian Manufactu...
Vintage 1930s Czech Drawings
Colored lithograph applied on light cardboard depicting botanical study with various sections of Phytelephas microcarpa R. et P. Bohemian manufacture of the thirties. The black and l...
Colored Botanical Lithograph Bohemian Manufactu...
Vintage 1930s Czech Drawings
Colored lithograph applied on light cardboard depicting botanical study with various sections of Artocarpus incisa Forst Bohemian manufacture of the thirties. The black and light col...
Set with 12 Metal Instruments for Ophthalmic Su...
Vintage 1930s Swiss Scientific Instruments
Set with 12 metal instruments for ophthalmic surgery kept in their metal case with compartments. An instrument is engraved with a fish symbol and the number 3. A tool is engraved wit...
Cased Standard Yard Comparator Made by W. T. Av...
W & T Avery
Vintage 1930s English Scientific Instruments
A rare brass and steel mechanical standard yard comparator, in a mahogany case, by W. T. Avery of Birmingham. The brass standard yard is by De Grave, Short & Co of London and is ...
Project of the Bacchant Sailing Boat
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox and never entered the commercial circuit depicting the floor plates and sections of the boat Bacchant. Measures: Cm 108.7 x 49 H - inches...
Project of the Weetamoe Ship, 1934
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Weetamoe was constructed by the Herreshoff shipyard according to plan by Clinton Crane for defence consortium of the America's Cup, referred to George Nicholls of New York Yacht Club...
Project of the Ship Ortac, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project of the ship Ortac; launched in 1937 at the Morgan Giles shipyard, length 10.68m overall, width 3.39m, it has a mast rather tail-heavy and it won many races of RORC class. Mea...
Project of the Ship Ortac, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project of the ship Ortac; launched in 1937 at the Morgan Giles shipyard, length 10.68m overall, width 3.39m, it has a mast rather tail-heavy and it won many races of RORC class. Mea...
Project of the Ship Ortac, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project of the ship Ortac; launched in 1937 at the Morgan Giles shipyard, length 10.68m overall, width 3.39m, it has a mast rather tail-heavy and it won many races of RORC class. Mea...
Project of the Ship Ortac, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project of the ship Ortac; launched in 1937 at the Morgan Giles shipyard, length 10.68m overall, width 3.39m, it has a mast rather tail-heavy and it won many races of RORC class. Mea...
Project of the Ship Ortac, 1930s
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Project of the ship Ortac; launched in 1937 at the Morgan Giles shipyard, length 10.68m overall, width 3.39m, it has a mast rather tail-heavy and it won many races of RORC class. Mea...
Wolfers Freres Belgium Art Deco Silver and Wood...
Marcel Wolfers
Vintage 1930s Belgian Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Silver, Wood
Silver cachepot with a wide lip and engraving for an Antwerp horticultural prize dated "1933" on a circular wood base. 30 ozs. gross Hallmarks: Wolfers Fr`res pre-war poincon thr...
"Austrian Applied Arts" Book
Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1930s Austrian Vienna Secession Books
Paper
One-volume survey of "Austrian Applied Arts", primarily Secession, with an introduction by Josef Hoffmann. Published in 1930 by Heinz & Co. Organized by type-ceramics, metal, textile...
French Art Deco Airplane by Art Bois, 1935
Anthoine Art Bois
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Aviation Objects
Metal
French Art Deco airplane on its wave by Anthoine Art Bois, France, circa 1935. Wood and metal.  
Wonderful Antique 20 Key Concertina, Giovanapdi...
Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Musical Instruments
Metal
Wonderful antique 20 key Concertina, Giovanapdi Fabbone Bologna, Italy. Amazing original condition, retains original case.
1931 England International Cap
Vintage 1930s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Velvet
1931 England International Cap. A wonderful red velvet Cap in fine condition with gold braid trim. The Cap also has a gold braid embroidered date of '1931' with two roses and the wo...
Marble Mansion Liquor Cabinet, America, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s American Dry Bars
Brass, Marble, Mahogany
Marble Mansion liquor cabinet. America, circa 1930. Marble cabinet for storing liquor in style, in the form of an American Mansion. Brass handles, mahogany interior. Measure...
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