1980s Collectibles and Curiosities

Pal Kepenyes Brutalist Brass Locket Necklace
Pal Kepenyes Brutalist Brass Locket Necklace
Pal Kepenyes
Vintage 1980s Mexican Brutalist Collectible Jewelry
Brass
A stunning brutalist brass locket necklace by Pal Ketenes. The hexagonal locket with 2 doors depicting a couple. The interior depicts the words "CONMIGO" (With you), "ANTES Y DESPUÉS...
Pal Kepenyes Brutalist Brass Necklace with Semiprecious Stones
Pal Kepenyes Brutalist Brass Necklace with Semi...
Pal Kepenyes
Vintage 1980s Mexican Brutalist Collectible Jewelry
Brass, Precious Stone
A gorgeous Brutalist brass necklace with semiprecious stones by Pal Kepenyes. The necklace with 6 organic-shaped medals and 6 irregular semiprecious stones set by needle-shapes claws...
Signed Italian Gucci Gold-Plated Key Chain
Signed Italian Gucci Gold-Plated Key Chain
Gucci
Vintage 1980s Italian Collectible Jewelry
Gold Plate
This Italian signed Gucci key chain is just that; a key with a buckle like effect. It is signed" Gucci 1984 Italy and has Troy written down the center. We do not know what that mea...
Vintage Sound Burger AT 727 Portable Record Player from Audio Technica
Vintage Sound Burger AT 727 Portable Record Pla...
Audio Technica
Vintage 1980s Japanese Modern Musical Instruments
Metal
-Vintage Sound Burger AT 727 portable record player from Audio Technica. NOS original packaging, the cartridge and belt were restored. Designed to be played flat like a normal turn...
Vintage Pair of Decorative 6ft Bronze Artillery Cannons 20th Century
Vintage Pair of Decorative 6ft Bronze Artillery...
Vintage 1980s French Arms, Armor and Weapons
Bronze
This is an interesting vintage pair of French bronze cannons dating from the late 20th century. The cannons have highly decorative barrels and splendid openwork carriages. The...
Aviation Themed Decor, McCaulay Propeller with its Original Painting
Aviation Themed Decor, McCaulay Propeller with ...
Vintage 1980s American Aviation Objects
Aluminum
An authentic aircraft propeller McCaulay with its original painting and stickers. Many impacts of projectiles that left their decorative marks on the blade in its original condition....
"Baby-Lonia" Modular Children's Building Blocks
"Baby-Lonia" Modular Children's Building Blocks
Studio 65, Gufram Furniture
Vintage 1980s Italian Post-Modern Toys and Dolls
Foam
"Baby-Lonia" Modular children's building blocks in polyurethane foam and Guflac lacquer, designed by Studio 65, 1973. This example produced in 1986 by Gufram.
Hannah Wilke Retrospective Book with Drawing and Signature
Hannah Wilke Retrospective Book with Drawing an...
Hannah Wilke
Vintage 1980s American Modern Books
Paper
Hard bound first edition monograph on pioneering feminist artist/performance artist Hannah Wilke. Titled "Hannah Wilke: A Retrospective," it was published in 1989 in conjunction with...
"Madonna 66" the Complete Set of Original Polaroids by Richard Corman
"Madonna 66" the Complete Set of Original Polar...
Richard Corman
Vintage 1980s American Modern Photography
The original, Unique Polaroids of Madonna from Photographer Richard Corman’s 1983 photoshoot presenting the future cultural icon on the Precipice of Fame, six weeks before the releas...
Lynx Helicopter Rotor Blade Mounted as Decoration Object
Lynx Helicopter Rotor Blade Mounted as Decorati...
Vintage 1980s French Mounted Objects
Acrylic, Composition
Decorative object as a ''sculpture'' made from an authentic helicopter rear tail rotor, the LYNX. Helicopter designed by Westland and produced jointly with Aerospatiale. Its first fl...
Memphis Zolo Wooden Toys Designed by Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi for MOMA
Memphis Zolo Wooden Toys Designed by Byron Glas...
Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi, Zolo
Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Animal Sculptures
Wood
Memphis Zolo. A set of 47 wooden parts to make your own art. The rare forms stimulate your creativity. All the parts are of wood and hand-painted. You can make your own family of "pe...
Coffee Table Genuine Part of a CFM-56 Aircraft Reactor
Coffee Table Genuine Part of a CFM-56 Aircraft ...
Vintage 1980s French Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Steel, Aluminum
This coffee table is made from a booster stage of a CFM56 reactor. Legendary turbojet engine, more than 26,000 units built for the Airbus A320, B737 and DC-8, among others. Presented...
Pair of Cufflinks Designed by Rey Urban, Sweden...
Rey Urban
Vintage 1980s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Silver
Pair of cufflinks designed by Rey Urban, Sweden, 1983. Sterling silver.
Red Jet Cowling Aircraft Chair
Vintage 1980s British Modern Chairs
A highly polished jet cowling with a custom built premium leather red seat. Many hours of skilled polishing, fine carpentry and upholstery creates a contemporary design seat for o...
Alitalia Company, Italian DC10 Alitalia Origina...
Alitalia
Vintage 1980s Italian Aviation Objects
Metal
Original and very rare model of DC10 Airplane made by The Alitalia Company, Italia, circa 1980. Original holder included. High quality of the details. Measures: 60 x 51 x 30.
Fuchs & Mohr German Made Mid Centruy Piano in M...
Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
This Fuchs & Mohr is a beautifully made German piano. The slim line design and mahogany case is invitingly attractive, and has been designed to fit into small spaces yet produce a hi...
Enorme Telephone Ettore Sottsass Postmodern
Ettore Sottsass
Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern More Desk Accessories
Plastic
Enorme telephone. Mint condition with box and manual.
Live Steam Scale Model Steam Traction Engine
Vintage 1980s English Models and Miniatures
Copper
Built over several years by an accomplished model engineer and exhibited at the 1986 Midland Model Engineering Exhibition. The Alchin "Royal Chester" was the last steam traction engi...
Philippe Starck Lola Mundo Chair/Table 1988, It...
Philippe Starck
Vintage 1980s Italian Modern Historical Memorabilia
Wood
A set of a great example of postmodern art. Is it a chair? A stool? A table? Nevertheless a real collector’s item. The Lola Mundo Chair designed by Philippe Starck for Driade, Italy ...

"Diego Giacometti" Book

By Daniel Marchesseau
"Diego Giacometti" Book
Daniel Marchesseau
Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Books
Diego Giacometti, published by Abrams, first edition, 1987 The only major monograph on one of the 20th century's greatest artist - craftsmen. This book was begun in collaboration...
Vintage 1980s Thierry Mugler Sculptured Suit in...
Thierry Mugler
Vintage 1980s French Modern Architectural Models
Iconic Thierry Mugler. This amazing, architectural suit from the 1980s is made of Bright blue/purple fine worsted wool. Zip front jacket with artist seams Mr. Mugler was known for an...
Authentic Airport JFK Runway Lamp
Vintage 1980s American More Lighting
Glass, Steel
It is hard to imagine the number of generations of aircrafts that this double runway lamp was able to guide on the taxiways of JFK International Airport (John F. Kennedy). This air...
Nuremberg TV Television Tower Scale Design Mode...
Unknown
Vintage 1980s German Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Metal
Scaled model of the Nuremberg television tower. Hand-spun in brass. A nice architectural sculpture for every living or man’s room.
Collection of Coastal Large and Small Sea Shells
Unknown
Vintage 1980s Bajan Bohemian Nautical Objects
Shell
Collection of coastal large and small sea shells. Set of 7 sea shells of different sizes. From: 4 inches to 10 inches.
Royal 1981 Sterling Silver Box to Commemorate L...
Vintage 1980s English Mid-Century Modern Historical Memorabilia
Sterling Silver, Slate
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely solid sterling silver 1981 Commemorative lady Diana & Price Charles Wedding cigar box I’m putting up for sale my entire collection o...
Southern Folk Art, by Cynthia Elyce Rubin, Firs...
Vintage 1980s American Books
Paper
Southern Folk Art, by Cynthia Elyce Rubin, first edition. Oxmoor House, Birmingham, AL, 1985. Stated first edition hardcover with dust jacket. The book is divided into five broad sec...
Vintage Basquiat Exhibition Catalog, 'Le Mans, ...
Tseng Kwong Chi
Vintage 1980s French Books
Rare vintage Basquiat exhibit catalogue for: Basquiat The Transcendental Voyage, at L'Espal; Le Mans, France, 1999 Back and front cover photos by Tseng Kwong Chi Minor shelf wea...
Shamrock I, Only One Copy Taken from the Origin...
Vintage 1980s Italian Nautical Objects
SHAMROCK I, current print taken in the 80s from the original photographic plate of the early 1900s. Only one copy. Including frame 45.5x1.3x35.5 cm - 17.9x0.5x13.97 inches. Designed...
Iradj Moini Turtle Pin of Amethyst, Blue Topaz,...
Iradj Moini
Vintage 1980s North American Modern Collectible Jewelry
Metal
Stunning statement piece incorporating of carefully carved amethyst, blue topaz, rubys and crystals and gold toned base metal, circa 1980. Signed on back. Size: 3.00" H x 2.25" W x 1...
Mounted Wall Kudo Horns Trophy on Thick Lucite
Karl Springer
Vintage 1980s American Modern Taxidermy
Horn, Acrylic, Lucite
An impressive pair of kudo horns trophy mounted on a thick lucite slab in the manner of Karl Springer.
Hermes Leather Briefcase, Sac à Dépêches
Hermès
Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry
Brass, Leather
Original Hermès 'Sac à Dépêches' briefcase, made in France for Bonwit Teller, circa 1980s. Sliding locker fastener on flap with three interior pockets, includes original keys. Perfec...
"Jewelry by Architects," Book
Cleto Munari
Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Books
Paper
"Jewelry by Architects," by Barbara Radice, a 1987 tome published by Rizzoli documenting design impresario Cleto Munari's personal collection of jewelry commissioned from leading pos...
Uncommon Clay: The Life and Works of Augustus S...
Burke Wilkinson
Vintage 1980s American Books
Paper
Uncommon Clay: The Life and Works of Augustus Saint Gardens by Burke Wilkinson. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, San Diego, CA, 1985. Stated 1st Ed hardcover with dust jacket. ...
Diamond Pearl and Gold Necklace
Unknown
Vintage 1980s American Neoclassical Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Multi-gemstone, Precious Stone
Diamond pearl and 22-karat gold necklace, American, circa 1980s. According to the estate where this was purchased, it was originally purchased in NYC for over $4500.
Barry Kieselstein Cord Carnelian Intaglio Gold ...
Barry Kieselstein-Cord
Vintage 1980s American Neoclassical Collectible Jewelry
Metal
Barry Kieselstein Cord Carnelian Intaglio gold bracelet, American, circa 1985. This 18-karat gold cuff bracelet comes with an original receipt letter stating it was purchased for $99...
Mid-Century Modern Tortoiseshell Pipe Holder an...
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Lucite
This splendid pipe holder includes a tabac, insert between its four dells for pipes. The tabac can also be used in other different ways, for example as box. It is made of tortoisesh...
Collection of Early Hip Hop Flyers by Buddy Esq...
Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Decorative Art
Paper
Collection of 12 early hip hop flyers designed by Buddy Esquire and Eddie Ed for shows by some of the first pioneers of hip hop coming out of the Bronx. Buddy Esquire is affectionate...
Pink Turbomeca Helicopter Mirror
Vintage 1980s British Modern Table Mirrors
From a Puma helicopter jet engine our skilled craftsmen have created a vanity mirror from a turbine within a RR Turbomecca Turmo II1 C4 Puma engine. 43 pink powder coated fans blades...
Rolls Royce Sea Harrier Jump Jet Aircraft Clock
Rolls Royce
Vintage 1980s British Modern Aviation Objects
Crafted from a Pegasus (Sea Harrier Jump Jet) HP Fan, our skilled craftsmen have created with Stator Blades a detailed clock. The mirror comprises of 68 titanium stator blades, 56 wh...
Steingraeber & Sohne 118 Upright Piano in Mahog...
Steingraeber & Söhne
Vintage 1980s German Art Deco Musical Instruments
Birdseye Maple, Ebony, Mahogany
All Steingraeber pianos are handcrafted in Bayreuth, Bavaria using the time-honoured tradition of piano building and are among the finest instruments produced by an elite group of ma...
Taxidermy Roosters, Ducks and Even a Goose
Vintage 1980s American Country Taxidermy
The perfect accent for that Country French, or European Kitchen. Pair of roosters, three ducks and a large goose for good measure. All six birds are older American taxidermy and have...
Braun P4 Record Player Designed by Dieter Rams,...
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1980s German Modern Musical Instruments
Aluminum
Braun P4 turntable direct drive, fully automatic. Legendary turntable designed by Dieter Rams and Peter Hartwein in 1984. Record player with original Braun (MC) pickup system with ne...
Atelier3 CD by Dieter Rams for Braun, 1980s
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1980s German Minimalist Musical Instruments
Aluminum
Braun Atelier 3 - CD designed by Dieter Rams and Peter Hartweinby, 1980s. Gray and very flat device from Kronberger Design-Schmiede. The device is fully remote controllable, but the ...
Martin Baker Tornado Ejector Seat
Martin Baker
Vintage 1980s British Modern Chairs
Intrepid design offer this seat retaining the original components, but have highly polished the aluminium components. The seat has embark on a 150 hours restoration project to polish...
Curtis Jere Signed Modern Brass Ship Model Scul...
Curtis Jere
Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Wood
Modern style brass sculpture of a ship model atop a wooden base, made by Curtis Jere, signed and dated 1980 on the back. The piece is highly detailed and is in great vintage conditio...
Basquiat 'Two Cents' Exhibition Catalog, 1995
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Vintage 1980s Books
Basquiat two cents Rare exhibition catalog published in conjunction with the 1995-1996 Basquiat show at Miami-Dade College: Two cents: Works on paper by Jean-Michel Basquiat. First ...
Small Copper Tree Sculpture
Vintage 1980s Belgian Hollywood Regency Mounted Objects
Copper
Small decorative tree made from woven copper and gold coloured leaves. This comes from a gift shop in antwerp, belgium. Lovely small decorative item. Measures: Height 22cm/8...
White Rolls Royce Sea Harrier Jump Jet Aircraft...
Rolls Royce
Vintage 1980s British Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
A simply stunning coffee table with two sets of polished titanium stator blades, underneath 15mm toughened glass, makes this practical and unique. The casing used in making this ...
Fidel Castro Signed Certificate of Recognition
Vintage 1980s Cuban Historical Memorabilia
A certificate of recognition awarded to a member of Cuba’s Committee for the Defence of the Revolution (CDR) in 1982 Featuring a fine signature from Fidel Castro Fidel Castro (...
Elton John Stage-Worn Costume
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
Flamboyant star Elton John (1947-) is a multi-award winning British musician, receiving a knighthood in 1998 for his talents and charitable work. Working as a prolific singer and...
Princess Diana Wedding Dress Fabric Collection
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
A limited edition collection of Princess Diana’s wedding dress fabric. The seven fabric samples come from the same pieces of material that designers David and Elizabeth Emanuel u...
Karen & Richard Carpenter Autographed Photograph
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
A wonderful signed photograph of Karen & Richard Carpenter for sale Musical duo Karen (1950-1983) & Richard Carpenter (1946-) were the number one American singing act of the 1970s...
Clyde Tombaugh Autograph on Ten Special Command...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
Clyde W. Tombaugh (1906-1997) is the American astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet Pluto in 1930. During the course of his career, he also discovered nearly 800 asteroids and t...
Clyde Tombaugh Autographed Ten Special Commandm...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh (1906-1997) is best known for discovering the planet Pluto. He also discovered many asteroids (nearly 800) and the first object in what would la...
Aircraft LP1 Fan Blade Coffee Table
Rolls Royce
Vintage 1980s British Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Harrier Jump Jet Pegasus LP1 fan blade, positioned on its original hub from within the jet engine. Simply stunning coffee table with 26 individual polished titanium blades, posit...

O Rio De Janeiro

By Bruce Weber
O Rio De Janeiro
Bruce Weber
Vintage 1980s American Books
Paper
Special Edition, rare in slipcase, signed by Bruce Weber and Richard Giglio. Designed by Sam Shahid. Styling Fashion Editor Joe McKenna. First edition, soft cover, slipcase, publishe...
MEMPHIS ZOLO Wooden Toys designed by Byron Glas...
Byron Glaser and Sandra Higashi, Zolo
Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Animal Sculptures
Wood
MEMPHIS ZOLO. A set of 40 wooden parts to make your own art. The rare forms stimulate your creativity. All the parts are of wood and hand-painted. The designers Glazer and Higashi d...
Late Century German Cast Brass and Glass Explos...
Centurion, Wiska
Vintage 1980s German Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Bronze, Glass
Solid cast brass explosion proof pendant manufactured circa 1980. Ex. rated and reclaimed from supertankers. It has the original ceramic and brass E27 lamp holder which looks bra...
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