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Period: 1950s
Breakfast at Tiffany's: a Short Novel and Three Stories, Truman Capote, 1st Ed
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories, by Truman Capote, FIrst Edition, First Printing, 1958 Capote, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's: A short novel and three storie...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

1950s Phiwe Anatomical Didactic Model of Human Enlargedf Eye Antique Scientific
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic model of human eye enlarged made of gutta-percha plastic material of vegetable origin. The model is decomposable in order to show the cornea, the iris and the l...
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German Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Plaster

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 Collectibles and Curiosities

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Cotton, Plexiglass, Wood

European Ceramic Crucifix in Black, Brown, Beige, 1960s
Located in Chicago, IL
European mid-century ceramic crucifix hand-painted in black, brown and beige with a crackled paint style on the cross. A raised black Christ figure adds volume. DIMENSIONS 6 i...
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ceramic

Antique Scientific Model of the Non-Poisonous Snake of Natricidae Family 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Model of the European non-poisonous snake belonging to the Natricidae family. German manufacture of hand-painted rubber and plastic dated to the 1950s, from the Hygiene Museum in Dre...
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German Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Rubber

Vintage XVIII Mille Miglia Bronze Badge Medal Coin
Located in Braintree, GB
Vintage XVIII Mille Miglia bronze badge medal coin Made in Italy, 1951 The Mille Miglia was an open-road, motorsport endurance race established in 1927 by the young Counts France...
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Italian Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Modernist Japanese Iron Lidded Vessel
Located in San Diego, CA
Iron vessel from Japan. Great form. Could be used as a incense burner of ashtray. Wonderful patina.
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones. Hill and Wang, NY, 1959. 1st Ed hardcover with Mylar covered dust jacket. Contains more than 200 stories of the restless...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Spellbound / Io ti Salvero
Located in London, GB
Original Italian film poster for Spellbound, 1945 This film noir was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov and Leo G. Carroll. Dr. Ed...
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Italian Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Canine Casanova / Casanova Canine
Located in London, GB
Original French film poster for Canine Casanova / Casanova Canine, 1945 This exceptionally rare poster has only surfaced a couple of times. This poster was designed to be used in 1...
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French Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

1950s Midcentury Jacaranda Geometric Faceted Humidor Dispensary Apothecary Box
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Heavy solid Brazilian rosewood lidded jar/box, weighing 1 lb. 11 oz. Possibly was designed as a humidor but does not smell of tobacco. Unmarked.
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Rosewood

Industrial Philips Speaker
Located in Antwerp, BE
An Industrial Philips speaker.
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Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

'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 Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Dunhill Black Leather and Cork Humidor
Located in New York, NY
A black leather and cork cigar humidor by Dunhill of England. Signed. Portugal, circa 1950. Made of cork with black leather banding and removable cover. Underside of cover incl...
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Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Leather, Cork

S.S. United States Aluminum Grand Stairway Hand Rails
Located in Hudson, NY
These aluminum handrails which once graced the center of the grand staircase of the S S United States exemplifies the sophisticated sleek aesthetic of Mid-Century American design. W...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

Cabinet of Curiosities Sculptural Wall Shelving Artwork, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Cabinet of curiosities of plaster figures and pieces in a wooden shelve. Made in Spain, circa 1950. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preservi...
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Spanish Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster, Wood

Cruel Sea
Located in London, GB
Original Japanese film poster for the Ealing Studios War Drama The Cruel Sea. This film starred Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden and was directed by Charles Frend. The art work on this ...
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Japanese Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Mid-Century "Easi-Bild" Lawn Glider Salesman Sample with Full Size Pattern Book
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Miniature Easi-Bild lawn glider (likely a Salesman Sample advertising the sale of the instructional manual for the full size model). Attractive color combination of red, white, and ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Blue Earrings
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This is a pair of earrings made from sterling silver and a blue topaz-type of stone, which has been heavily faceted. They are a wonderful aqua blue that glistens in the light reminis...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mid Century Alexandre Noll Carved Jewelry, Personal Cards Plate, France
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Mid Century Alexandre Noll ebony wood hand carved jewelry, cards plate. Made in France, 1950s.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ebony

SS United States Sign Notice and Information for Passengers
Located in Hingham, MA
Hefty enameled solid aluminum framed passenger safety and information sign from Passenger Stateroom 139 on the Main deck of the SS United States. Four glass paned windows. Lower ri...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

1950s Elsa Schiaparelli Aurora Borealis Brooch & Earrings Set
Located in Miami, FL
1950s Elsa Schiaparelli Aurora Borealis Brooch & Earrings Set A 1950s signed Elsa Schiaparelli brooch and earring set that is a fine example of Schiaparelli's work. The brooch and e...
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French Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Crystal, Metal

Osvaldo Borsani Handles Brass, 1950, Italy
Located in Milano, IT
Handles Borsani.
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Other Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

North by Northwest
Located in London, GB
Original US Lobby card from the first release of this Classic Hitchcock film in the US in 1959. The artwork on this lobby card featuring the crop dusting scene is the most sought-af...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Written on the Wind
Located in London, GB
Original Us film poster for the 1956 drama directed by Douglas Sirk and starred Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack. The art work is by the America Artis and illustrator Reynol...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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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 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mercury Glass

Midcentury Record Player Console
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
We offer this midcentury record player console in amazing vintage condition, the sound system works, circa 1950. Excellent vintage conditions. We can send a video with the disc working.
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plywood

'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 Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Oil Painting "Sylvan Grove" by Joe Selby
Located in Norwell, MA
Paddle wheeler Sylvan Grove of the Hudson River Day Line as painted by noted artist Joe Selby, (1893-1960). Colorful painting with flags flying and a mountainous background. Framed. ...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paint

C.G. Conn 22B Trumpet w/Original Case
Located in San Francisco, CA
C.G. Conn 22B trumpet w/original case. Late '50's
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Addington Golf Club Print, Earnest Greenwood, circa 1950
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
A golf picture of 'Addington' looking towards the 4th green by Ernest Greenwood, (untiled proof).This is one of a series of aquatints of golf courses published at the time by Fores. ...
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British Sporting Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Solid Brass Ships Telephone
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass ships telephone on pedestals. Phone is fitted inside an incredibly strong solid brass box that is highly polished and lacquered. Weight is 88 pounds. Dimensions 46 tall b...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Oversized Light Wood Shoe-Shaped Box
Located in Atlanta, GA
An incredible oversized hand-crafted shoe-shaped box, made in the 1950s. This lightweight wood box is carved, shaped, and decorated to looks like an oversized "real" fake shoe, the r...
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French Arts and Crafts Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Pair of Bronze and Enamel Earrings Line Vautrin
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of bespoken earrings by French Art Jeweler Line Vautrin (1913-1997). The cast bronze earring features a sculptural design that evokes an archaic form with shell like scroll an...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

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 Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

1950s Nautical Brass Barometer Signed H.D.F.S.C. Mounted on Universal Joint
Located in Milan, IT
Nautical brass barometer signed H.D.F.S.C. Lisbon made in the 1950s circa. It is an antique weather measuring instrument, mounted on universal joint complete with bracket to be hung...
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Portuguese Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Large Folky Handmade Caboose-Form Toy Box
Located in New York, NY
Charming handmade toy storage box. The roof opens to revel space for toy, or whatever you'd like to store. Minor wood elements missing ( one step platform ).
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American Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plywood

Plaster Church Traditional Artwork, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Traditional religious plaster wall artwork of a church. Made in traditional Catalan atelier in Olot, Spain, circa 1950. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with a...
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Spanish Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

James Bond Series by Ian Fleming, Facsimile First Edition Library, 14 Volumes
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Fleming, Ian. Complete James Bond Set. Shelton, CT: First Edition Library, n.d [c.1980s]. Published by The First Edition Library (F.E.L.), an imprint of The Easton Press, this is a...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Set of Five Wooden Sculptures, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Set of five wooden sculptures, circa 1950 Originally used for textile industries. In original condition with minor wear consistent of age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

1950s Metal and Bakelite Atomic Molecular Strcture of Graphite Scientific Device
Located in Milan, IT
Atomic molecular structure of graphite, made of metal with bakelite spheres. It is a mineral consisting of hexagonal carbon with a dark gray color, soft and greasy to the touch, a go...
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bakelite

Vintage Fire Engine Toy Pedal Car with Ladders
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A fun bright orange red fire engine toy car having ladders and a bell on the front. Distressed and charming.
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North American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Machine Age Midcentury Streamline Bakelite / Phenolic / Urea Extension Speaker
By Aegis Pty. Ltd
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco midcentury streamline bakelite / urea louvered extension speaker. Aegis Pty. Ltd; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1949. Rare original white version, wi...
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Australian Art Deco Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Chrome

President Richard Nixon's Football
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Nixon football. This rose bowl football was presented to Vice President Richard M. Nixon in 1954. Nixon gave the ball to his nephew. His nephew and buddy played water polo with it in...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

Big Heat
Located in London, GB
Original US movie poster for Fritz Lang's 1953 Film Noir staring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame.
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

'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 Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Northern Thailand Teak Wood Architectural House Model
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-565 hand crafted teak Indonesian house model.
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Hardwood

Oversized Asian Pagoda Three Level Bird Cage
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-577 Pagoda shaped bird cage with hand carved and painted detailing.
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Hardwood

Dancer, Doll, 1950, Spanish
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Dancer, Doll, 1950, Spanish Measures: H 33cm, L 23cm, P 17cm.
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Fabric

Pair of African Field Boots 'the Road King' in Tan Leather
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Vintage leather 'Road King' field boots A great pair of brown leather ankle boots 'Road King' field boots. The boots are with lace-up eyelets, a couple of speed-hook eyelets and lea...
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South African Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Caravelle Late 1950s Finnair Airplane Model
By Schaarschmidt
Located in Weesp, NL
Big metal mid century modern Caravelle Finnair airplane model produced in Berlin by Schaarschmidt Modellbau. This Finnair is in beautiful vintage condition and has been part of my pr...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Gigi
Located in London, GB
Original Spanish film poster for the American romantic musical romantic comedy directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan. The artwork ...
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Spanish Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Pierre Chareau: Un Inventeur, l'architecte
Located in New York, NY
Monograph on celebrated modernist architect and designer Pierre Chareau, published by Editions du Salon des Arts Managers in Paris, 1954. With text by Rene Herbst, preface by Francis...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

O Comme Oreille, Pair of Earrings in Gilded Bronze, Line Vautrin 'France'
Located in Brussels, BE
This pair of clip-on earrings is made of gilded bronze balls on which are suspended a large letter "o" with the inscription "comme oreille", which means “as an ear” in French. A nod...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Vintage 1950s AMI 500 Jukebox Model C
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage 1950s AMI Model C jukebox, circa 1950. Being sold "as is", restoration required. Please confirm item location (NY or NJ) with dealer.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

"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 Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Midcentury Vintage Weight Plumb Bob Tool Level in Iron & Wood 1950s
Located in National City, CA
Plumb Tool Mid Century Modern Vintage Weight Plumb Bob Tool Instrument Level Collectible level made in Iron and Wood Dimensions are: 5.25 x 1.5 diameter Fair Condition is Original Vi...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
Located in Ferndale, MI
Based on a 1930 Model A. Mfr by the all American company. This Hot Rod was made in the 1950s as part of the tether car craze. Sometimes cut up with gas engines installed. This piece ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

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