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Early 20th Century Bakelite Poker Chips with Leather Travel Carrying Case
Early 20th Century Bakelite Poker Chips with Le...
Early 20th Century Games
Leather, Bakelite
This is a magnificent 1930s two-tier travel poker set includes 6 removable wood chip rack holders that each have 4 sections. They lift out of the case with a bakelite knobs. The set ...
Original Japanese Hand-Painted Erotic Art Scenes Shunga
Original Japanese Hand-Painted Erotic Art Scene...
Early 20th Century Japanese Books
A rare hand bound and hand-painted book of eleven erotic art scenes or Shunga, a traditional Japanese term for erotic art. Paintings are beautifully executed with a high level of det...
Books, Charles Dicken's Works
Books, Charles Dicken's Works
Early 20th Century Books
Leather
Thirty volumes. The Works of Charles Dickens. Published: Boston Dana Estes and Company, 1908. Illustrated Cabinet Edition. Bound in three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, sp...
French Beech Wood Metal and Leather Vaulting Horse
French Beech Wood Metal and Leather Vaulting Horse
Unknown
Early 20th Century French Industrial More Furniture and Collectibles
Metal
Gym vaulting horse has metal feet, a beechwood frame and leather upholstery, circa 1910, French. Leather was repaired with hand-stitched patch. This is a heavy, substantial piece of ...
Edwardian Sterling Silver-Mounted Threaded Crystal Match Striker
Edwardian Sterling Silver-Mounted Threaded Crys...
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver, Crystal
Edwardian, sterling silver-mounted, threaded crystal match striker, Birmingham, England, 1907, Leon Allamand - Maker. Beautiful, ornate, sterling silver mount. Measures 2 1/4 inches ...
Edwardian Mahogany English Stereoscope or Old Photo Viewer
Edwardian Mahogany English Stereoscope or Old P...
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian More Desk Accessories
Wood
Interesting photo viewer or stereoscope in mahogany wood and black metal. England , early 20th century. Edwardian period. In a very good condition.
Vintage Baseball Baseball Game Poster, 1901
Vintage Baseball Baseball Game Poster, 1901
Antique Early 1900s American Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Glass, Wood, Paper
A rare printed baseball game broadside, advertising a game between two teams: Married men vs Single men, in Moodus, Connecticut (a village that is part of East Haddam) on September 1...
Samuraï Yoroi Armor with Hoshikabuto Helmet
Samuraï Yoroi Armor with Hoshikabuto Helmet
Vintage 1920s Japanese Arms, Armor and Weapons
Armor Samuraï Yoroi with Hoshikabuto Helmet and Shikoro back neck protect. With Maedate Dragon front decoration. With Yoroibitsu box to store the armor. Exceptional and unique p...
Tin Toy Mechanical Bank Collection '55 Banks' circa 1888 through 1930s#4(Images)
Tin Toy Mechanical Bank Collection '55 Banks' c...
Early 20th Century Unknown Folk Art Toys
Tin
There are four listings complementing this listing. This was necessary to provide the greatest number of images and information possible. The original listing presents general inform...
Vintage French Toy "Les Acrobates", circa 1920
Vintage French Toy "Les Acrobates", circa 1920
G. Doloy
Vintage 1920s French Folk Art Toys
Tin
Rare 100 year old French toy in it's original box depicting two acrobats attached to a wire frame with brown barrel weights, cascading down a green metal ladder. Once assembled (loop...
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, First Edition, First Printing, 1925
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, First ...
Vintage 1920s Books
First edition, first issue of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, a landmark of 20th century fiction. This haunting tale of "empty elegance and impossible love" in the opulent ag...
Antique Mahogany and Oak Propeller from the Engine of a 1919 Avro 504 Airplane
Antique Mahogany and Oak Propeller from the Eng...
Early 20th Century English Art Deco Aviation Objects
Mahogany, Oak
A historic propeller from the Le Rhone Rotary engine of an Avro 504 airplane. This fine early, large laminated, mahogany and oak propeller, made circa 1919 bears identification stamp...
Antique Telescope, a Franks Ltd, Manchester, Of...
Early 20th Century English Edwardian Scientific Instruments
Metal
This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, 'Officer of the Watch' telescope dating to the early 20th century. Perfect f...
Royal Century Telescope by Watson & Sons of London
W. Watson and Sons
Antique Early 1900s English Scientific Instruments
Brass
A large “Royal Century” refracting telescope, 6 inch achromatic objective lens, by W. Watson & Sons, of London and Barnet, British, circa 1910. In working order. Note: MESSRS’ ...
Baltic Traders oil painting by Frederik Ernlund
Frederik Ernlund
Early 20th Century Danish Paintings
Oil
A mid-1920s framed oil on canvas of two ships at sail by the Danish marine artist Frederik Ernlund (1879-1957). Signed in bottom right corner: Fr Ernlund.  
The Story of Robert Fulton by Peyton F. Miller,...
Early 20th Century American Books
Paper
The Story of Robert Fulton by Peyton F. Miller. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. 1st Edition fabric bound hardcover with portrait of Fulton in frontispiece with tissue protec...
Early 20thC French Wax & Composition Shop Displ...
Vintage 1910s French High Victorian Models and Miniatures
Composition
The ethereal wax-work modelled head, in painted translucent wax with implanted human hair and glass eyes, the whole as a young boy with a characterful face, composite body and articu...
Sizable Pair of Jesus & Mary Bronze Wall Plaque...
Francis Corbeels
Early 20th Century Belgian Art Deco Religious Items
Bronze
Rare pair of early 1900s bronze plaques by Fr. Corbeels (1888-1956). This sizable pair of bronze wall plaques is another one of our recent, great finds. Finding works of art by this...
Set of 7 "Kokeshi" Dolls
Early 20th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Japanese dolls called Kokeshi of the early 20th century. Provenance from the northern Japan. Handmade by japanese artisants from wood. Have a simple trunk as a body and an enlarg...
Collection of 100 Swedish Antique Leather-Bound...
Early 20th Century Swedish Books
Gold Leaf
An attractive collection of 100 Swedish antique leather-bound books. This set of 1920s literature books from Sweden are wrapped in leather-bound covers, comprised of varying rich, wa...
School Teaching Display Forms of Insects, circa...
Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
A vintage school teaching showcase illustrating the forms of insects like butterfly, bee and caterpillar, etc. Used as teaching material in German schools, circa 1960. Measures: W...
Super-Simplex Calculator Italian Manufacture of...
Vintage 1920s Italian Scientific Instruments
Super-simplex calculator, in its original cardboard case, which contains some useful tables with specific weights of different materials. It consists of a series of racks enclosed in...
Aeronautical Wrist Compass for RAF Officers Dur...
Vintage 1910s British Aviation Objects
Aeronautical wrist compass made of chromed brass, shaped like a watch with green fabric strap used by the RAF officers during the First World War. This is a dry compass with a snap-o...
Desk Tool Made by Negretti & Zambra to Forecast...
Negretti & Zambra
Vintage 1910s British Scientific Instruments
Desk tool made by Negretti & Zambra to forecast weather; it was made in 1915 circa and, in addition to the manufacturer's signature, you read Barometer readings reduced to sea level,...
Early 20th Century Electrical 1 Ohm Resistor Te...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Offered for your consideration is this Leeds & Northrup electrical test piece. This "Total Decade Resistance" piece was made circa the early 20th Century by Leeds & Northrup who bega...
Antique Bamboo Shooting Stick
Vintage 1910s French Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Bamboo
Antique bamboo shooting stick. A good quality sports seat, shooting stick made of bamboo with folding seat and polished brass fittings. There is a metal disc on the bottom to suppor...
Drawing Depicting Three Different Biplanes WWI
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Watercolor, pastel and pencil depicting three different biplanes. Lower half 1= two-seat biplane for reconnaissance Lloyd C I, 41 series, developed in 1914. Upper half from left: 2= ...
English Sterling Silver Presentation Cup, Antiq...
Robert Pringle & Sons
Vintage 1910s English Other Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Silver, Sterling Silver, Wood
A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver presentation cup; part of our presentation silverware collection. This fine antique George V sterling silver present...
Early 20th Century, French Hand-Painted Faience...
Delft
Early 20th Century French Musical Instruments
Faience
Decorate a wall or a shelf with this elegant vintage ceramic violin; crafted in the Normand city of Rouen, France, circa 1920, the faience music instrument features hand painted flor...
Large Wooden Industrial Foundry Mold, circa 1910
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
Wood
Large industrial wood mold used to make metal parts in San Jose California. The piece consists of two halves that put together create a round manufacturing part. This item can be dis...
WWI Aircraft by Riccardo Cavigioli
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Drawings in mixed technique, water-color and pastel depicting a WWI aircraft, by Riccardo Cavigioli. Measure with frame cm 80x60.3. Riccardo Cavigioli was born in Milan on 10th No...

Fighting Biplanes WWI

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Fighting Biplanes WWI
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Quinquina drawing by Riccardo Cavigioli representing biplanes fighting. Left=single-seat biplane fighter Hanriot HD 1 produced under license by Macchi in 1916. Right= two-seat biplan...

Caudron G IV WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Caudron G IV WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Water-color, pastel and pencil by Riccardo Cavigioli representing two biplanes. High= two-seat twin-engined biplane Caudron G IV of the 1915. Low=two single-seat biplane fighter Nieu...

Rumpler C I WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Rumpler C I WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
This Indian ink drawing by Riccardo Cavigioli represents a two-seat biplane for reconnaissance Rumpler C I, produced in Germany in 1916 and powered by a Mercedes D III 160 hp engine....

Oeffag K 205 WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Oeffag K 205 WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Drawing in mixed technique, water-color, pastel and pencil by Riccardo Cavigioli, represents a three-seat biplane flying-boat for reconnaissance Oeffag K 205. Aircraft equipped with ...

Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a single-seat biplane fighter Hanriot HD 1. Measure with frame cm 45.5 x 34.4 - inch 27.5 x 15.8. Riccardo Cavigioli was born in Milan on 10th November 1...

Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a single-seat biplane fighter Hanriot HD 1. Measure with frame cm 65 x 31 - inch 25.7 x 12.2. Riccardo Cavigioli was born in Milan on 10th November 1895 ...

Brandenburg C I WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Brandenburg C I WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a two-seat biplane for reconnaissance Brandenburg C I produced in Austria by Phonix in 1917, equipped with a Hiero 200 hp engine and armed with twin machine...
Chromed Brass Compass English Manufacture of th...
Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments
Magnetic chromed brass compass with a wide chain with hook, English manufacture of the early 1900s. Good condition and fully functional. Length 17 cm - 6.69 inches, diameter 4.5 cm -...
Handcrafted Brass with Cranberry Glass Vessel A...
Early 20th Century Dutch Art Deco Religious Items
Brass, Glass, Oak
Stylish Art Deco sanctuary lamp for you to use and enjoy. This early 20th century sanctuary lamp would have hung near the entrance of a house of worship. I was in Paris earlier this...
Nautical Liquid Compass Made in 1920s
Vintage 1920s British Nautical Objects
Nautical liquid compass made in 1920s, trade by Mercantile Stores Ltd Middlesbrough. It is mounted on universal joint and placed in its original wooden box. Measures: cm 19 x 19 x 14...
Tonsillary Hemostatic Pliers Made of Steel in t...
Early 20th Century Belgian Scientific Instruments
Tonsillary hemostatic pliers made of steel signed by D. Simal Dieudonné Simal Gembloux Belgium, complete with metal base made to measure. Early 1900s. Very good condition. Complete w...
Aluminium Stethoscope in Two Parts Early 1900s
Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments
Aluminium stethoscope, in two parts, early 1900s. Measures: Cm 15 x 5.5. The stethoscope is an instrument used in the past to auscultate the heart or lungs of the patient, allowin...
Anonymous Boat Project
Vintage 1920s British Nautical Objects
Anonymous boat. Measures: cm 72.5 x 45.4 (H) - inches 28.54 x 17.87 (H). 1920s. Coming from the Archive of Uffa Fox.
Project of a Ship by Charles Sibbick
Charles Sibbick
Antique Early 1900s British Nautical Objects
Project of racing yacht by C. Sibbick; it is a boat 35.57 feet long with 628 square feet sail area. This boat has a mast very gone down by the bows. Measures: Cm 130 x 45 H - inches ...
Project of a Ship by Charles Sibbick
Charles Sibbick
Antique Early 1900s British Nautical Objects
Structure of his favourite kind of keel by Charles Sibbick the designer, similar to the modern boats racing today in America's cup. It is a part of a project for a 52' linear rater f...

Nieuport 11 Bebe WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Nieuport 11 Bebe WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil-drawings represent two single seat biplane fighter Nieuport 11 Bebe of 1915, by Riccardo Cavigioli. Measure with frame cm 59 x 38 - inches 23.2 x 15. Riccardo Cavigioli was b...

Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a single-seat biplane fighter Hanriot HD 1, by Riccardo Cavigioli. Measure with frame cm 55x28 - inches 21.8x11. Riccardo Cavigioli was born in Milan on ...

Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Hanriot HD 1 WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a single-seat biplane fighter Hanriot HD 1, by Riccardo Cavigioli. Measure with frame cm 49 x 31 - inch19.3 x 11.8. Riccardo Cavigioli was born in Mila...

Albatros C III WWI Aircraft

By Riccardo Cavigioli
Albatros C III WWI Aircraft
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents a two-seat biplane for reconnaissance Albatros C III produced in 1916, by Riccardo Cavigioli. Measure with frame cm 53.5 x 31.4 - inches 21 x 13. Riccard...
Wooden Acoustic Horn with Extension and Earphon...
Early 20th Century German Scientific Instruments
Wooden acoustic horn with extension and earphone, German manufacture of the early 1900s. Measures: Length 96 cm diameter 6 cm. Good condition. Shipping insured by Lloyd's London; it ...
Pocket Compass Used by RAF Officers, 1926
Vintage 1920s British Scientific Instruments
Pocket compass used by RAF officers, 1926, of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Short & Mason VI A130. The compass has a snap-on cover with release button inside t...
Drawing Representing Three Different Biplanes WWI
Riccardo Cavigioli
Vintage 1910s Italian Aviation Objects
Pencil drawing represents three single-seat biplanes. Right= two single seat biplane fighter Nieuport 11 Bebe of 1915. Left (low)= single-seat biplane fighter SPAD VII, 1916. Measure...
19th Century Sotho Vessel, South Africa
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Ceramic
An extremely rare 19th century ceramic vessel, South Africa. Ceramic vessels from South Africa dating to the late 19th century are extremely rare. We are pleased to be able to off...
Early 20th Century Zulu Knobkerrie Sculpture, S...
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Knobkerries were ubiquitously carried by Southern African men as weapons, dance staffs and symbols of status. While typically designed as somewhat utilitarian objects, they were ofte...
French Art Deco Silvered Bronze Medal for Parti...
Ray Martin
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Historical Memorabilia
Bronze
French Art Deco silvered bronze art medal in High Relief Commemorating Participation in The Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes, 1925. Measures: 2 7/8" long; 2"...
Maison Desny French Art Deco Macassar Ebony Ven...
La Maison Desny
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Tobacco Accessories
Brass, Macassar
Macassar ebony veneered cigarette box with two horizontal brass bars underneath and two vertical brass bars on top. Impressed underneath DESNY PARIS/ MADE IN FRANCE/ DEPOSE. Prov...
Vintage Golf Print 'Lost Ball'
John Hassall
Vintage 1910s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
John Hassall golf print 'Lost Ball'. A very nice golfing chromolithograph after J. Hassall entitled 'Lost Ball'. The colourful golf print is in the original oak frame. The picture d...
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