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Bulldog and Kennel Humidor Cover, Estate of Jerry Terranova
Bulldog and Kennel humidor cover. This finely carved and crafted Humidor cover simply stunning and a must for any cigar room or man cave. From the American Box Maker. This is part o...
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Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Vintage Pair of Elk, Moose Antlers on Scull
Vintage taxidermy, moose antlers, elk antlers. Pair of ten point moose antlers, elk antlers, with skull cap, mounted onto a wooden back board.
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Swedish Sporting Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Antler

Blaupunkt Arkansas 59 Tube Stereo Record Player Console with Bar Cabinet
By Blaupunkt, Telefunken
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
This handsome marvel of German engineering is the Arkansas 59 by Blaupunkt. The Mid-Century Modern HiFi tube stereo features AM/FM and shortwave radio along with a turn table for rec...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Beech

Mid-20th Century Scratch Built Fishing Boat
Mid-20th century scratch built fishing boat We are proud to offer a highly decorative scratch built model of a fishing boat, All made from wooden section light wooden panels, with d...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Seguso Aquarium Glass Murano, 1950, Italy
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
Seguso aquarium glass Murano, 1950, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Murano Glass

1950s Anna-Lisa Thomson 'Paprika" Ashtray, Sweden
By Anna-Lisa Thomson, Upsala Ekeby
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
Rare ashtray by Anna-Lisa Thomson for Swedish ceramics manufacturer Upsala Ekeby, in Paprika pattern, which was a series produced between 1951-1953. Ceramic base has a dark brown ...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ceramic, Walnut, Glass

Jerusalem Silver Book Binding by Yaakov Ettlinger
Tanach with silver binding, stamped, handmade with dedication handwritten and signed by the President of Israel, Shimon Peres. With the five Megillot, Sinai publishing, Tel Aviv. Gi...
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Israeli Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Aldo Tura Wooden Jewelry Box with Parchment and Golden Knob, 1950, Italy
By Aldo Tura
Located in Milano, IT
Aldo Tura wooden jewelry box with parchment and golden knob, 1950, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Hand Carved Wooden Pipe
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved wooden pipe from Sumatra, circa 1950. Set on a minimalist black metal stand. This hand carved pipe was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philoso...
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Primitive Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Replogle Globes Chicago 1950s Papiermache, Wood and Metal World Globe
By Replogle Globes
Located in Valladolid, ES
Replogle globe have been making globes since 1920s, recognised as the worlds, leading manufactures of world globes, it has a well-earned reputation for its constant production and in...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Hawker Hunter Model, circa 1955
A painted carved wooden model of a Hawker Hunter in RAF livery with an interesting provenance, circa 1955. The model is mounted on a wood and acrylic stand with engraved plaque and i...
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British Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Acrylic, Wood

Stainless Steel German Vintage Cigar Cutter from Donatus Solingen 'circa 1950s'
Stainless steel vintage German cigar cutter from Donatus Solingen (circa 1950s). Decorated on the sides with brass relief depicting cherubs and flourishes. Wonderfully charming howev...
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German Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass, Stainless Steel

Memoirs by Harry Truman, Signed and Inscribed, Special Kansas City Edition, 1956
Truman, Harry. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-56. Signed and inscribed. In original dust jackets. Special Kansas City Edition. Two-volume set. Housed...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Midcentury Scottish Terrier and Bulldog Cigarette Box, 1950s
Midcentury Scottish terrier and French bulldog cigarette box, France, 1950s. "The game of cards". Wood, Bakelite and brass. Bakelite cards. Glass eyes. Measures: Height 7" (17.6cm), ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Glass, Bakelite, Wood

Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Black & White Movie Theatre Poster, 1956
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 Collectibles and Curiosities

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Plywood, Paper

"Jackson Hole Country, Wyoming" Vintage Pictorial Map by Harold Hopkinson, 1956
This is an attractive and rare 1956 pictorial view map of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, drawn by Harold Isadore Hopkinson. Oriented to the northwest, the map covers roughly from Jackson Lak...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Buccellati Italian Framed and Gem-Set Traveling Silver Icon
By Mario Buccellati
Located in Firenze, IT
The frame oblong and with an openwork ruby-set border, containing a glazed engraved icon depicting the virgin and child. Signed 'M. Buccellati Milano Firenze, with original leather ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

"Across the River and Into the Trees" by Ernest Hemingway, First Edition, 1950
By Ernest Hemingway
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Hemingway, Ernest, Across the River and Into the Trees. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1950. First edition, first printing. Original dust jacket and housed in archival clamshell....
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Rare Vintage Midcentury Minnie Negoro Organic Design Ashtray Bowl Noguchi Jouve
By Isamu Noguchi, Georges Jouve
Located in Washington, DC
Three matching / stacking ashtray dishes. No handling damage. All three singed on bottom, each pictured.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Stoneware

1950s Modernist Chess Set
A modernist chess set in chrome-plated brass with a vintage cork board. The pieces are differentiated by having either a smooth polished finish or a subtle ripple texture.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Antique 1950s Italian Handcrafted Oak Doll / Miniature Folding Chair
A charming model of a folding chair, entirely handmade in Italy in oak, quality of construction and attention to details, in excellent original condition. A decorative item to brin...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Set of Five Wooden Sculptures, circa 1950
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

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Wood

Globe Cigarette Case by Windmill 'with Music', circa 1950s
Globe cigarette case by Windmill 'with Music' circa 1950s By turning the base it is wound up and plays music Original condition.
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Brass

Important Harry Bertoia Silver, Ebony and Coral Pendant, USA, circa 1950
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia stopped producing jewelry in the late 1940s except for rare occasions when he would barter a piece in exchange for materials from his metal supplier. This piece has remained ...
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American Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Coral, Silver

Czechoslovak Vintage School Maps of Australia and Oceania, 1955
Old vintage school paper map of Australia and Oceania. It was produced in 1955 in the former Czechoslovakia. Map has on top and bottom wooden slats. It´s in good Vintage condition.  
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European Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Czechoslovak Vintage School Map of North America, 1959
Old vintage school paper economic map of North America. It was produced in 1959 in the former Czechoslovakia. Map has on top and bottom wooden slats. It´s in good Vintage condition, ...
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Copper San Francisco 49er's Sign with Embossed Image of the Their Early Logo
Well, of course living in San Francisco as we do, we occasionally run into interesting collectibles from our local sport's teams. This sign is something we have never seen, and as we...
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American Other Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Copper

Gogol, N. "Revizor", Comedy in Five Acts / Pic. Yu. Korovin, Moscow 1952
[Rarely with dust jacket preserved] Gogol, N. Examiner. Comedy in five acts / pic. Yu. Korovin. M.: GIHL, 1952.1 l. front., 101, [3] p., 20 l. ill .: ill. Measures: 29.8 × 23 cm. In ...
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Russian Romantic Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Picasso Ceramics, Book 1st English Language Edition, 1950
By Pablo Picasso
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Albert Skira, 1950. This is a beautiful un-paginated portfolio of all 18 tipped-in photographs of Picasso ceramics, 17 inside and one on the cover. Eac...
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Swiss Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Paolo de Poli Enameled Coppa, Italy, 1950s
By Paolo DePoli
Located in Milan, IT
Paolo de Poli enameled Coppa, Italy, 1950s. Enamel and decorated Brutalist metal base.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Enamel

Don Quixote Sancho Panza and Windmill Machine Age Chrome Sculpture, a Trio
A stunning trio of Machine Age chromed metal sculptures, featuring Don Quixote, Sancho Panza, and a windmill. Incredible precise metal sculpture works with Machine Age stylized robot...
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French Machine Age Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Chrome

French Mid-20th Century Fairground Target Animated Scratch Built Panel
Fairground target panel We are proud to offer a hand painted fairground shooting target scratch built animated panel. The target is the handle on the door, and if you hit the target...
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French Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Mid-20th Century Fishing Tackle Shop Advertising Display
Mid-20th century fishing tackle shop advertising display We are proud to offer a rare mid-20th century fishing shop display figure in the form of a hand painted trout. Still covered...
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British Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fiberglass

Convert-O Bike Tricycle Anthony Bros Vintage Cast Aluminum California, 1950s
For your amusement: Convert-O bike tricycle Anthony Bros vintage cast aluminum California Eames Era. Made the in the USA, circa 1950s, rubber wheels. Polished aluminum. Signs of vint...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Aluminum

Leather Medicine Ball, Germany, circa 1950s
German medicine ball, circa 1950s. Dark honey-colored saddle leather with great patina in very good vintage condition.
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German Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Harry Truman Signed Letter to Robert Gray Taylor, 1954
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 Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Pair of Leaf Shaped Silver Ear Rings `Speil` by Grete P Kittelsen 1953, Norway
By Grete Prytz Kittelsen, Jacob Tostrup
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful pair of sterling silver clip earrings from the jewelry series "Speil" (mirror) by Grete Prytz Kittelsen for J. Tostrup, Oslo Norway, 1953. Leaf-shaped clip earrings with pu...
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Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Set of Seven Wooden Sculptures, circa 1950
Set of seven 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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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Rare Antique Walking Cane and Secret Dagger
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved walking cane made from coconut wood and brass. The handle pulls out and has a concealed dagger. Rare, from Sumatra. Set on a black steel 4" x 4" stand. This...
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Primitive Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Line Vautrin, Bronze Brooch circa 1950, Signed
By Line Vautrin
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Line Vautrin, bronze brooch circa 1950, signed.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

‘Ferrari 500 F2' Cast Aluminium Pylon or 'Tether' Racing Car Toy by Vega, 1952
Vega: ‘Ferrari 500 F2’ An all cast, heavy aluminium pylon racer, with exhaust and hubcap detailing, with side mirrors, steering wheel and stylized ‘windshield’, powered by a rear-...
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French Other Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Aluminum

German Fairground Wilhelm Hennecke Carved Firemen Figure, circa 1950
Wilhelm Hennecke carved firemen figure, circa 1950 We are proud to offer a fairground Wilhelm Hennecke hand carved fireman. Germany, from the Uelzen Hann's workshop. This figure wou...
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German Folk Art Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

1950s Beach Umbrella / Parasol, USA
Beach umbrella from the 1950s with vivid and vibrant color in very good condition. Screen printed with enamel on a thick canvas fabric that is still supple, malleable and waterpro...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Aluminum

Vintage Roulette Spinning Wheel
Wooden roulette spinning wheel; big size. All complete. With original wooden ball!
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Dutch Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

1950s Economic European Pull Down School Map
1950s economic European pull down school map.
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Aubock Style Midcentury Brass Austrian Magazine Rack with Ashtray, 1950
By Carl Auböck
Located in Roma, IT
This light and long-limbed magazine rack with the ashtray is representative of the Austrian design during the 50s. Made of brass and wrought iron, one of the most extraordinary p...
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Brass

Brass Dual Combination Shoe Horn and Hand Back Scratcher Vintage
This long and solid polished brass whimsical Mid-Century Modern vintage dual combination shoe horn and hand back scratcher is the perfect piece for home. It is from the 1950s. It has...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Midcentury Replogle Globe on Stand
1950s 16 inch diameter heirloom globe by Replogle. Wood frame, brass accents. Globe lights up, once rewired. It currently does not.
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Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Jacques Adnet, Black Leather Pipes Displayer, French, circa 1950
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This rare black leather pipes displayer has been made by famous French designer Jacques Adnet, circa 1950.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Wizard of Oz
Original British front of house card for the (1939) Classic The film was re-released in the UK in 1950 and this card is from this re-release.
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English Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Original Winston Churchill Signed Letter to Commodore Allen, February, 1956
By Winston Churchill
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is a signed letter from Winston Churchill to Commodore Gordon Allen. Written on his personal letterhead, Churchill addresses the letter in his own handwriting, “My dear All...
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British Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Kay Bojesen, Early Horse Figurine in Beech, Denmark, 1950s
By Kay Bojesen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Measurement and info: Type: Wooden horse toy/figure. Material: Beech. Color: Beech with natural patina and aging. Design/maker: Kay Bojesen. Origin: Denmark. Period...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Beech

Huge Oversize Custom Fiberglass Nautilus Shell
A very large and impressive fiberglass nautilus shell mounted on an ebonized wood base. Perfect for beach towels, or to add sparkle to the seaside cottage.  
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American Rustic Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fiberglass

Brass Tic Tac Toe Game Mid-Century Modern
This vintage brass tic tac toe set and game has a new Lucite base the is not attached. It is Mid-Century Modern and was all polished professionally. A great addition for any cocktai...
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Hong Kong Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Set of 12 Cardboard Crystal Forms
Of varying shapes and sizes. 9.5" max length. Produced by Komenium, for use in the classroom.
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Czech Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

City Lights
Original British trade advertisement for the 1931 silent Charlie Chaplin comedy romance City Lights. This trade advertisement was used for the films 1951 rerelease. The piece is co...
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British Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Devil Girl from Mars
Original British trade advertisement for the 1954 science fiction film Devil Girl from Mars. The film was directed by David MacDonald and Hugh McDermott, Hazel Court, Peter Reynold...
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British Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
Original British trade advertisement for the 1951 Comedy, Horror Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff. The film was directed by Charles Lamont and stared Bud Abbott, L...
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British Vintage 1950s Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

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