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WW II US Navy Spyglass
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
A US Navy MK I Quartermaster's Spyglass by arguably America's finest optics company, Kollmorgen Optical Corp. With 16 power magnification and dated 1942. This brass scope has been strip...
Wood Carving by the French Sculptor R. Vergnes, ci...
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Beautifully carved from wood, is a sculpture of Jesus, signed R. Vergnes, dated 1949. Signed and dated.
Antique American Flag w/ Hand-Written Inscriptions...
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
48 STARS ON ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH HAND-WRITTEN INSCRIPTIONS AND AN EMBROIDERED DATE OF APRIL 12TH, 1945, MOURNING THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT: American natio...
Chippendale Style Carved Doll Chair in Wood
Chippendale Style Carved Doll Chair in Wood
Vintage Chippendale 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Wood
Chippendale style doll's chair dating from the 1940s with ornate foliate wood carving and cream-color upholstered seat. This piece is in very good condition and has wear consistent with...
Line Vautrin, "Vache Maigre", Brooch, France, circ...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
"The Famished Cow" A bronze doré brooch The famished cow and plump cow represent times of need and times of plenty in the French expression "vache maigre, vache grasse".
Line Vautrin, "L'abeille Hybride", Brooch, France,...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze
"The Hybrid Bee" A bronze doré brooch A shining example of Vautrin's whimsical imagination, this hybrid creature is at once bumblebee and human.
Line Vautrin "Le Dragon" Necklace, France, circa 1...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze, Enamel
"Dragon" A bronze doré and enamel necklace.
Antique Brass Lighthouse Lamp with Opalescent Glas...
Unknown
Vintage American Art Deco 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass, Opaline Glass
This amazing antique brass Art Deco table lamp is so detailed! Featuring a scene of a rocky shore line with light house, an out building, sailboats, crashing waves, and an anchor, with ...
Line Vautrin, "Le Métropolitain", Rare Belt, Fran...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze
"The Subway" A very rare bronze doré´ belt Each section of the belt shows the name of a stop on the Paris Me´tro, and the clasp is a train car.
Line Vautrin "De la Poudre et des Bals" Bracelet, ...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
"Face Powder and Masquerade Balls" A rare bronze argente bracelet Vautrin evokes the mystery and excitement of a Venetian masquerade ball in this striking piece. The bow at the end ...
1940 Authentic René Boivin Ananas Clip
1940 Authentic René Boivin Ananas Clip
René Boivin
Vintage French Other 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Gold, Precious Stone
An authentic René Boivin brilliant diamonds and citrines gold clip in shape of ananas. Centre set with two oval faceted citrines and brilliant diamonds. Body decorated with a diamonds s...
Childs Pump Organ circa 1940 by the Estey Organ Corporation
Childs Pump Organ circa 1940 by the Estey Organ Co...
Estey Organ Corp.
Vintage American Folk Art 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Wonderful child's organ circa the late 1930s or early 1940s, good overall condition. Comes with the original stool and easel. In the 1930s and 1940s, Estey developed a line of pint-size...
American Interior Design
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Published by Bonanza Books, 1978 “The Tradition and Developments of Domestic Design from Colonial Times to the Present" A measured study of the development of the American interior an...
Art Deco Ashtray Stand
Vintage Art Deco 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Chrome, Wood
Art Deco ashtray stand. The item is metal with a painted wood finish and has a weighted base. Stand also tilts back and forth. The top pulls down which collects the ashes.
1940s Bay Area Aluminum Industrial Design Object T...
Vintage American Industrial 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Created in 1943, the Thermette Hot Lunch Box by Privett Mfg. of Oakland was used in the Oakland Ship Yards during the 1940s where the Victory Ships were constructed and later available ...
Pair of French Green Iron Dumbbells, 1940s
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Iron
Pair of french green dumbbells made of iron from the 1940s
1940s Large-Scale Fast Teddy's Restaurant Teapot S...
Vintage American Industrial 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
This is a larger than life 1940s Fast Teddy's Restaurant teapot sign. This sits flush to the ground with a blue handle and spout. The teapot itself is a scuffed white with red and black...
Coffee Table Engine from DC4 Aircraft
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Coffee table engine from DC4 aircraft by Douglas Aircraft Company. Pacific Compagnie collection.
Line Vautrin, "Ramsès" Necklace, France, circa 194...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze, Enamel
"Ramses" A bronze doré and enamel necklace.
Line Vautrin, "Souriez, Souriez, Toujours", Poudri...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
"Smile, smile always"; A rare bronze argenté and enamel compact mirror Rebus: Souris-haie-Tou-jours.
Rare Swiss Art Deco Rose Gilded Brass Angelus Mete...
Vintage Swiss Art Deco 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass
This rare Swiss Art Deco compendium five in one desk clock, Celsius or Fahrenheit thermometer, barometer, hygrometer and compass is the Meteo by the Angelus Watch Company. It is an earl...
Vintage Aldo Tura Tobacco Brown Goatskin and Brass...
Aldo Tura
Vintage Italian Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass, Goatskin
Vintage Aldo Tura tobacco brown lacquered goatskin and brass pipe with compartment for matches. 1940s made in Italy. This piece is in good vintage condition with porous grains on...
Mobo Toys Steel Riding Hobby Horse
Mobo Toys Steel Riding Hobby Horse
Mobo Toys
Vintage British Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Steel
Vintage, 1940s, painted, pressed steel hobby horse manufactured by Mobo Toys, England with casters on feet and excellent patina.
Leather Cartridge Bag
Leather Cartridge Bag
Vintage English 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Vintage leather Payne Galwey cartridge bag. A good quality pigskin cartridge bag by Payne Galwey. The bag is in excellent usable condition with leather and cotton web adjustable strap....
1942 "You Buy 'Em / We'll Fly 'Em!" Vintage WWII P...
Vintage 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
This famous WWII poster features an American pilot, as he sits in cockpit of plane giving "thumbs up" sign. A formation of U.S. Army planes flies overhead. In the far background is a ha...
Midcentury French Café's Foosball Table
Vintage French Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Aluminum, Wood
This magnificent French beechwood and ebonized table on shaped supports has got black and silver steel players, polished aluminium fittings as well as a green field;. It still has got i...
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway, First...
Vintage 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
First edition of this classic Hemingway novel, in first-issue dust jacket. "This is the best book Ernest Hemingway has written, the fullest, the deepest, the truest. It will, I think...
Boxed Set of Hermès France Playing Cards by artist A. M. Cassandra, 1940s
Boxed Set of Hermès France Playing Cards by artist...
Hermès, Adolphe Mouron Cassandre
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Promotional playing cards created for the famous Parisian store Hermes by A. M. Cassandre (pseudonym of Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron, 1901-1968) with abstract, almost surrealist figures an...
48 Star U.S Navy Jack, Made at Mare Island, Califo...
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
48 STAR U.S. NAVY JACK, MADE AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, HEADQUARTERS OF THE PACIFIC FLEET, DURING WWII, DATED 1941 United States Navy jack with 48 stars, made during WWII (U.S. invol...
Line Vautrin, "Ecusson", Silvered Bronze Cufflinks...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze
Pair of silvered bronze "écusson" cufflinks by Line Vautrin. Stamped: LV.
Pair of Vintage Ship Deck Lights
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Pair of vintage distressed nautical ship lights now wired as table lamps. Heavy steel body with distressed glass globe covers.
French Mid-Century Brass Telescope on Mahogany Tri...
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass, Mahogany
From a time when scientific instruments were built to be beautiful as well as functional, this mahogany telescope was originally used as a tabletop piece. Its tripod base has retractabl...
Vintage Alderson and Gyde Copper Lamp or Lantern
Vintage Renaissance 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass, Copper, Glass
Etched on the front of this antique lantern is, "Anderson and Gyde Ltd 1942 Birmingham”. This wonderful lamp has copper housing with a brass hinge. This lamp has a backing that slides u...
English Art Deco Chrome and Bakelite Tombola Cigar...
Vintage English Art Deco 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Chrome, Bakelite
This English Art Deco cigarette dispenser features two marbled brown Bakelite demilune sides supporting a central chrome drum with Bakelite end caps. This drum has a single slot through...
Line Vautrin, "Les Femmes de Barbe Bleue", gilt br...
Line Vautrin
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze, Enamel
"Les Femmes de Barbe Bleue" gilt bronze necklace with blue enamel by Line Vautrin. Stamped: LV. This necklace depicts the story of Bluebeard. The pirate is shown on one side of the ne...
Sterling Silver Humming Bird Brooch by Jewelart
Vintage American Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Sterling Silver
Sterling silver humming bird brooch with realistic detailing. Hallmark reads, "Sterling by Jewelart" Measures: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2".
German WWII Binoculars by Schneider, Kreuznach, Ge...
Joseph Schneider
Vintage German 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Aluminum
Polished observation binoculars measure: 10 x 80 Schneider, Kreuznach, 1941-1944 WW2 Binoculars by the Germans made in 1941-1944. D.F. (Doppel Fernrohe) 10 x 80 observation binocular...
Order of Societal Merit 1948, France with Authenti...
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Order of societal merit. Gilt plaster wooden frame with original medal. 1948 The order was created on 25 October 1936 and modified on 14 February 1937 and intended to recognise outstand...
Cuban Wood Cigar Humidor Cuba's Coat of Arms- circ...
Vintage Cuban Sporting Art 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Wood
A Treasure!!- Makes a Great Gift for the Man who has everything. very handsome large substantial exotic wood Cuban humidor which formerly belonged to Philanthropist Oil Magnate- William...
Vintage Shagreen Dunhill and Eterno Table Lighters...
Dunhill
Vintage English 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Metal, Shagreen
Three vintage shagreen table lighters Two by Dunhill and one by Eterno circa 1940 Dunhill size 8 cm wide x 3 cm deep x 11 cm high Eterno size 8 cm wide x 3 cm deep x 8 cm high Dunh...
Hand Built Replica of a Tutankhamun Era Ship by Ra...
Ramon Parga
Vintage American Egyptian 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bone
A hand built replica of an Egyptian ceremonial boat unearthed from the tomb of Tutankhamun, considered the earliest known boat model in existence. This meticulously crafted work feature...
"Shakespearian Spinach" Original US Movie Poster
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
This is an exceptionally hard to find original US movie poster for Dave Fleischer's 1940 animation Shakespearian Spinach starring Popeye.
German Carl Zeiss WWII Binoculars, 1943-1945
German Carl Zeiss WWII Binoculars, 1943-1945
Carl Zeiss
Vintage German 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Metal
A blc (Zeiss) 12 x 60 (45 °) binoculars. These binoculars were used by the German army in the 2nd World War at the air defensive shield. They were also used by the navy. Polished alumin...
Set of French Painted Wood Geometric Forms
Vintage French Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Wood
Set of rare painted white wooden geometric models/sculptures. Used for classroom study. Made in France, circa 1940s.
"Join U.S. Army" World War II Era Railroad Recruit...
Vintage 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Extremely rare Railroad WWII Era U.S. Army Transportation Corp. Rail service recruiting sign, this sign would have been displayed on rail tracks to help recruitment efforts for the Worl...
Rare Georg Jensen Sterling Chain Double Cufflinks # 61b by Harald Nielsen, 1940s
Rare Georg Jensen Sterling Chain Double Cufflinks ...
Georg Jensen, Harald Nielsen
Vintage Danish Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Sterling Silver
Rare pair of Georg Jensen sterling silver chain double cufflinks # 61B designed by Harald Nielsen. This is a rare pair of chain linked cufflinks which is hard to find, in excellent vi...
WWII Son-in-service Banner for a United States Mar...
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
WWII Son-in-Service banner for a United States Marine, in a large-scale among its counterparts, graphic, and extremely scarce: The practice of displaying a son-in-service banner bec...
Soupcons Poster, Film Poster
Soupcons Poster, Film Poster
Bernard Lancy
Vintage French 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Original Italian film poster for Suspicion, 1941 Measures: 63 x 47 in. (160 x 119 cm) This poster would have been displayed by pasting it to bill boards. Believed to be one of only tw...
Sterling Cuff with Large Green Centre Turquoise an...
Vintage American Mid-Century Modern 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Sterling Silver
Striking sterling cuff with large centre green turquoise cabochon, surrounded by floral and dot reliefs, flanked by shooting stars and scrolled motif. Hallmarked sterling. Missing one ...
Wings Over America WW II Era U.S. Army Air Corp Re...
Vintage 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
This rare recruiting poster for the Army Air Corps was issued on November 27, 1941: just 10 days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. The image features a formation of Seversky P-35 fight...
Brass Sestrel Binnacle Compass
Vintage British 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass
Brass Sestrel Binnacle compass. Complete with its compensating balls, clinometer, nameplate. Completely polished. Rare in brass!  
US Ship Repeater Compass on Brass Stand
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass
Sperry US repeater compass on its brass stand with its nameplate 'SPERRY' serial 254.  
Unusual, Large, Continental Silver-Mounted Pipe-Fo...
Vintage Italian Art Deco 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Wood
Very unusual, large, continental (.800) silver-mounted on wood, pipe-form humidor with hinged lid, Italy, circa 1940s. Measures: 11 1/2" wide x 9 1/2" high (at highest point) x 6 1/2" d...
Gymnastics Track and Field Discus
Vintage American Sporting Art 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Iron, Wood
Wood and iron, gymnastics discuses for track and field, circa 1940.
US Henschel Ship Telegraph
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Brass
US Henschel electrical telegraph in brass.  
"Victory at Wake Island U.S Marine Corps" Overprin...
Vintage American 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
"Victory at Wake Island U.S. Marine Corps ": Rare overprinted parade flag celebrating the significant events at this remote location at the beginning of WWII: 48 star American nation...
Leather Netball
Leather Netball
Vintage British 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
A traditional 18-panel dark brown leather netball ball in very good original condition and colour. The ball has a lace-up slit to the top to enable bladder inflation or replacement. The...
Original Bronze Ship Porthole
Vintage English 1940s Collectibles and Curiosities
Bronze
Original bronze ship porthole 16" / 40 cm. The glass has been changed with a new perfect tempered glass. Measures: D 40 cm / Glass 25 cm / W 6 cm / 18.6 kg. Several pieces available.