1980s Collectibles and Curiosities

Hermes Leather Briefcase, Sac à Dépêches
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
"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 Saint Gardens 1st Ed
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
Diamond Pearl and Gold Necklace
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 Bracelet
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 and Tabac Box in Lucite
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 Esquire and Eddie Ed
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
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 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...
Spencer London Piano in Blued Oak Finish
Vintage 1980s British Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Oak
Unique midcentury furniture piece in blued oak finish. Spencer of London were very good piano makers, the pianos they made are always of the highest of quality and were made to be ro...
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...
"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...
Whitney 1989 Biennial Catalog with 53 Artist Si...
Jeff Koons
Vintage 1980s North American Modern Books
Paper
Softcover catalog of the 1989 Whitney Biennial, distinguished by 53 artist signatures, on the pages corresponding to the images and descriptions of their works. Most likely autograph...
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...
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...
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.

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...
Martin Baker F-4 Phantom Ejector Seat
Martin Baker
Vintage 1980s British Chairs
A stunningly detailed, highly polished ejection seat with bespoke leather headrest and seat. The height of the seat is electronically adjustable via a switch cleverly hidden with the...
Princess Diana & Prince Charles Autographed Gre...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
- Signed by Prince Charles and Prince Diana in 1989 - Showing the couple with the young Prince William, the future King of England, and Prince Harry. Prince Charles and Princes...
Princess Diana & Prince Charles Autographs on C...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
- Signed by Prince Charles and Prince Diana in 1982 - Showing the couple with the young Prince William Prince Charles and Princess Diana were married on July 29, 1981, in what ...
Prince Charles and Princess Diana Signed HMS Br...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
A rare Prince Charles and Princess Diana signed photo picturing them aboard the royal yacht Britannia in 1983 The marriage of the Prince & Princess of Wales, Prince Charles (1948-...
"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.
Native American Indian Doll with Traditional La...
Vintage 1980s North American Native American Native American Objects
Native American Indian Doll with Traditional Lakota Sioux Cherokee Wedding Dress with Bead-work, One of a Kind This is an authentic Native American, American made lifelike adult d...
John Lennon Autograph on Customs Declaration
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
Paper
- Boldly signed by John Lennon - the most collectible Beatle - A remarkable record of his last trip outside of the United States, signed in July 1980 - four months before he was t...
Sterling Silver Bracelet for Hans Hansen’s Eft....
Hans Hansen
Vintage 1980s Danish Scandinavian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Silver
Bracelet for Hans Hansen’s Eft., Denmark. 1980s. Heavy sterling silver.
Hartebeest Horns Taxidermy
Mother Nature
Vintage 1980s Kenyan Taxidermy
These are horns from the hartebeest, which is an African antelope from the 1980s.
Indian Baskets of the Southwest by Clara Lee Ta...
Clara Lee Tanner
Vintage 1980s American Books
Paper
Indian baskets of the Southwest by Clara Lee Tanner. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 1983. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 242pp. The book contains more than 400 f...
Pino Signoretto 1980s Italian Burgundy Red Mura...
Pino Signoretto
Vintage 1980s Italian Organic Modern Models and Miniatures
Art Glass, Blown Glass, Murano Glass
This delightful armchair in miniature size is a vintage organic eu Work of Art, sculpture in blown Murano art glass, signed by Pino Signoretto, in an attractive wine red color. A cha...
Taxidermy, Zebra
Vintage 1980s South African Modern Taxidermy
Zebra Hide
Vintage zebra taxidermy. Very good condition.
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...
Basquiat, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf Catalog, 1998
Keith Haring
Vintage 1980s Books
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, & Kenny Scharf at Lio Malca Vintage catalogue featuring works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, & Kenny Scharf's from the Lio Malca exhibit...
Original Westland Sea King Tail Rotor Blade
Vintage 1980s English Aviation Objects
Aluminum
Description: Original rear rotor blade from a British helicopter Westland Sea King. The blades, powered by powerful Rolls Royce Gnome engines. Years of production: 1980-1990 Chara...
"Memphis-Ceramique, Argent, Verre 1981-1987" Book
Vintage 1980s Books
A very good hardback book with a dust jacket in excellent condition. 143 pages with 120 full pages color plates showing examples of ceramics, silver and glass ware, by designers such...
Cypress Point Golf Print, Arthur Weaver
Arthur Weaver
Vintage 1980s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
16th Hole at Cypress Point by Arthur Weaver. A good large golfing photolithograph taken from the original painting by Arthur Weaver; 16th Green at Cypress Point, published in 1984 b...
1988 Open Golf Championship at Royal Lytham and...
Arthur Weaver
Vintage 1980s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
1988 open golf championship print by Arthur Weaver. 'Ballesteros triumphs at the 18th' by Arthur Weaver. A fine print of the winning moment depicting Seve Ballesteros at the 1988 Op...
Susanna Dünne Lapis Lazuli and 18 Carat Yellow ...
Vintage 1980s German Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Lapis Lazuli
Extraordinary handmade necklace made of Lapis Lazuli and 18 carat Yellow Gold, two rows of Lapis Lazuli Pearls (79 pearls with a diameter of 0.8 cm), some of them gold coated (fully ...
Ronald Reagan Handwritten & Signed Note with In...
Vintage 1980s Historical Memorabilia
This amazing piece of President Ronald and Nancy Reagan history features a handwritten note from the 40th President of the United States to Mrs. Thompson's class of students, answeri...
Marine Signal Radar Reflector
Vintage 1980s German Floor Lamps
Aluminum, Iron
Marine signal radar reflector. Primary use: Marine Signal radar reflector for transmitting Morse alphabet, the so-called Aldis lamp. Manufacturer: AEG Germany Production years: 1...
Oval Blue Sapphire Ring, 18 Carat Yellow Gold
Vintage 1980s European Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Precious Stone
Material: 18 karat yellow gold, Gemstones: One oval blue sapphire of circa 5 carat, ring size: 69.5.
Oval Emerald and Diamond Ring, 18-Carat Yellow ...
Vintage 1980s North American Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Precious Stone
Material: 18-karat yellow gold, gemstones: one oval emerald, measuring ca. 1 cm x 0.7 cm. Diamonds: Six white diamonds Ring size: 61.
Asprey & Co. Malachite and Sterling Silver Tabl...
Asprey & Co.
Vintage 1980s British Other Tobacco Accessories
Sterling Silver, Malachite
An attractive and highly usable sterling silver and malachite table cigar cutter by Asprey & Co, the cleaver style cutter for two sizes of cigars in engine-turned sterling silver, is...
Martha New York Chic Little Black Dress Attribu...
Bill Blass
Vintage 1980s American Modern Collectible Jewelry
An extremely chic LBD purchased in New York at the exclusive Martha store. This short dress has an amazing "sheer illusion" bodice with hand beaded rhinestones on floral lace with a ...
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