Late 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Italian Signed Vintage Romeo Rega Brass and Chrome Plated Checkers Game
Italian Signed Vintage Romeo Rega Brass and Chr...
Romeo Rega
Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Games
Brass, Stainless Steel, Chrome
This ultra chic and modern signed Italian Romeo Rega checkers game has sculptural components. It is great just even as a decorative object or for real playing checkers. It is from th...
Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Collection Complete 1-20
Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Collection Comple...
Nobuyoshi Araki
1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper
The works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book collection complete 1-20 published in Japan in 1996 by Heibonsha Limited, Publisher. 20 books complete collection Limited edition. Nobuyoshi Araki...
Melvin Lindquist Handcrafted Turned Vase Grouping, USA, 1970s
Melvin Lindquist Handcrafted Turned Vase Groupi...
Melvin Lindquist
Vintage 1970s American Vases
Wood
Melvin Lindquist began turning in the 1930s as a vertical turret lathe operator for the General Electric Company. In his shop at home, he began an exploration of the vase form throug...
Late Century Japanese Industrial Brass & Stainless Steel Searchlight Floor Lamp
Late Century Japanese Industrial Brass & Stainl...
Industrial Design
Vintage 1970s Japanese Industrial Floor Lamps
Aluminum, Brass, Stainless Steel, Glass
Cast brass and stainless steel searchlight and cast aluminium stanchion post. The lamp itself is a very substantial fixture with all wiring replaced with our in-house wiring syste...
Necklace, Designed by Torun Bülow-Hübe, Sweden, 1998
Necklace, Designed by Torun Bülow-Hübe, Sweden,...
Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe
1990s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Sterling Silver
Necklace, designed by Torun Bülow-Hübe, Sweden, 1998. Unique work sold with a letter from Torun Bülow-Hübe. Sterling silver and leather.
1970s Cast Aluminum, Brass and Glass Industrial Flame Proof LED Strip Light
1970s Cast Aluminum, Brass and Glass Industrial...
Daeyang
Late 20th Century Korean Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
Aluminum, Brass, Glass
Korean flameproof strip light made by Daeyang circa 1978 with restored marine blue/green and white colours. An awesome example of vintage industrial lighting that you just don't see...
Genuine Airplane Lamp ''Turbine Axis'' CFM-56 Reactor
Genuine Airplane Lamp ''Turbine Axis'' CFM-56 R...
Late 20th Century French Industrial Table Lamps
Steel
Table and/or desktop lamp created from the turbine axis of a 1980s CFM-56 reactor. This reactor manufactured by CFM International was the most popular reactor of the 1990s. Mounted o...
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...
1970s Industrial Cast Aluminium, Glass and Brass Flameproof Strip Light & Shade
1970s Industrial Cast Aluminium, Glass and Bras...
Industrial Design, Daeyang
Late 20th Century Korean Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants
Aluminum, Brass, Glass
Korean flameproof strip light made by Daeyang circa 1978 with bright polished finish. An awesome example of vintage industrial lighting that you just don't see these days, in fact...
Nautical Ship's Chrome Porthole Windows Convert...
Late 20th Century Industrial Carts and Bar Carts
Chrome
A bespoke piece, using two original 1970s chrome porthole windows with new rivets put back in (the original rivets pop out when ship's are dismantled), and then fashioned into a bar ...
Reference Book on French 1940s Design "Les Deco...
Bruno Foucart & Jean-Louis Gaillemin
1990s French Modern Books
Paper
An excellent reference book on the major French interior designers from the 1940s. Included is work by Jacques Adnet, Andre Arbus, Rene Drouet, Maxime Old, Rene Prou, Jules Leleu, Je...
Helmut Newton Sumo Book on Philippe Starck Chro...
Helmut Newton
1990s Monacan Modern Books
One of the most impressive books ever published! The 464 page, sixty six pound book is one of the largest ever created. Each of the edition was numbered, (ours is 3594 / 10,000) and ...
Thorens Swiss AD 30 Upright Music Box with Ten ...
Vintage 1970s Swiss Decorative Boxes
Fruitwood
A quality fruitwood case with a glass door allows for viewing the metal discs that play on this upright music box by Thorens of Switzerland. The set includes ten discs with titles li...
Mirror Strator Ring Titanium from Rolls Royce P...
Late 20th Century British Aviation Objects
Titanium
Mirror Strator ring in titanium from Rolls Royce Pegasus 105 Turbine. Made in 1985. Part of a Harrier Royal Air Force Aircraft. Pegasus Engine is a Turbofan Turboreactor initially de...
Tornado Fighter Model in Polished Aluminium, 1974
Late 20th Century French Models and Miniatures
Aluminum
Model fighter tornado 1974 in polished aluminium, on base, with descriptions: 45.5 ft -wingspan, 1,452 mph-max speed.               
Björn Weckström Bronze Pendant Bethlehem Steel ...
Bjorn Weckstrom
Vintage 1970s Finnish Modern Collectible Jewelry
Bronze
Björn Weckström bronze pendant Bethlehem steel sculptural signed Finland, 1970s. Weckstrom's iridescent flame bronze collection is inspired by the aerodynamic designs of the American...
Vintage Harrice Simons Miller Pink Leaf Costume...
Late 20th Century Unknown Collectible Jewelry
Resin
Vintage Harrice Simons Miller pink leaf costume bracelet This is one of the scarce designs from Harrice Simons Miller, author of vintage costume jewelry reference books. Marked: HSM...
Vintage Green Crystal Necklace with Pin Attribu...
Late 20th Century American Collectible Jewelry
Vintage green crystal necklace with pin attributed to Hagler Pin Marked Stanley Hagler NYC Lariat 40" L x 3/4" W Pin 2.5" Similar to the work of Stanley Hagler jewelry this p...
Vintage Costume Jewelry Set by Trifari, circa 1960
Trifari
Late 20th Century American Collectible Jewelry
A stunning vintage set including necklace, brooch and earring set created from gold tone metal and sparkling clear rhinestone navettes. Marked 'Trifari' with copyright symbol and cr...
Midcentury French Modernism Catalogue "Le Regar...
1990s French Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper
A rare hardcover auction catalogue that has become an important reference book for mid-century French modernism. The catalogue, published by Binoche and Godeau, features works includ...
Books, Arabian Nights
Late 20th Century Books
Eight volumes. The Arabian Nights (text is in French) Le Livre Mille Nuits Et Une Nuit, Published Paris. Bound in three quarter blue calf, spine gilt decorations floral moon design, ...
Books, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stone
Late 20th Century Books
Two volumes. Chinese porcelain and hard stone, by Edgar Gorer and J.F. Blacker. Illustrated by 250 pages in colour of gems of Chinese ceramic and glyptic art. Handsomely in the publi...
Ngorongoro by Reinhard Kunkel 1992 Edition Harp...
1990s American Books
Paper
Harper Collins, 1992. Hard cover in very good condition. Dust cover also in good condition. Wonderful photographs by Reinhard Kunkel of the African wildlife preserve, Ngorongoro. Tan...
Vintage Portuguese Carved Cork Diorama
Late 20th Century Portuguese More Folk Art
Cork
Vintage Portuguese diorama of a sailing ship in landscape made from carved cork in a glass diorama frame carved in cork. A fun bit of vintage Folk Art.
Fantastic Smoking Set, by Ottaviani, Silver, En...
Ottaviani
Vintage 1970s Italian Tobacco Accessories
Silver, Enamel
Fantastic smoking set, by Ottaviani, silver, enamel and wood, Italy, late 1970s. Ashtray Dimensions: 17 x 17 x 4 cm Cigarette Box Dimensions: 17 x 11 x 4 cm Match box with scrap...
Carlton Miniature / 1:4 Scale by Ettore Sottsass
Ettore Sottsass
1990s Italian Post-Modern Collectibles and Curiosities
Laminate, Wood
Designed by Ettore Sottsass himself after his iconic full-scale object, the Carlton cabinet. Perfect reproduction of the Carlton bookcase. The vivid colors and seemingly random in...
Mountain Goat Horns
Unknown
Vintage 1970s Unknown Taxidermy
Horn
Great set of mountain goat horns.
1970s Seiko Blue Retro Vintage Industrial Antiq...
Seiko
Vintage 1970s Japanese Industrial Wall Clocks
Steel, Cut Steel, Glass, Plastic
Seiko super tanker slave clock original aqua marine green finish A reclaimed and restored maritime slave clock. These clocks were used in great numbers on super tankers, cargo ...
1970s Green Retro Seiko Vintage Industrial Anti...
Seiko
Vintage 1970s Japanese Industrial Wall Clocks
Steel, Cut Steel, Glass, Plastic
Seiko supertanker slave clock original aqua marine green finish A reclaimed and restored maritime slave clock. These clocks were used in great numbers on super tankers, cargo s...
1970s Japanese Green Retro Seiko Vintage Antiqu...
Seiko
Vintage 1970s Japanese Industrial Wall Clocks
Steel, Cut Steel
Seiko supertanker slave clock. A reclaimed and restored marine slave clock. These clocks were used in great number on large sea going vessels built during the 1970s and housed...
Tri-Metal Backgammon Table by Alain Delon for M...
Maison Jansen, Alain Delon
Vintage 1970s French Games
1970s French Backgammon (Tric-Trac) table in copper, brass and chrome. Designed by Alain Delon in 1972 for The Jansen collection. Four removable ashtrays and black suede tabletop lin...
Pair of Christian LaCroix Custom Store Displays...
Christian Lacroix
Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Sculptures
Steel, Steel
A pair of bent and enameled tubular steel display stands made expressly for fashion designer, Christian Lacroix, each comprising three individual components: a solid, round base, an ...
Jazz Pictures, Signed by Photographer First Edi...
Carol Friedman
1990s American Books
Paper
The Jazz Pictures by Stanley Crouch. Tondo, an imprint of Arena editions, San Francisco and Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1999. As new, out of print. Signed by the photographer Carol Friedma...
Operator Airplane Seat Built by Sogerma from a ...
Late 20th Century French Industrial Armchairs
Steel, Textile, Plastic
It is a single original of a mechanic seat built by Sogerma (AEROSPATIALE group). For the record, it equipped one of the two copies of the French Air Force DC-8 SARIGUE. The DC-8 ...
Dominie Jet Aircraft Mirror
1990s British Modern Wall Mirrors
A highly polished engine cowling's leading edge, from a Dominie Twin Jet Business Aircraft. Fitted within the centre of the cowling a mirror.  
Ralph Lauren Leather and Gold-Plated Polo Watch...
Ralph Lauren
1990s American Modern Jewelry Boxes
Gold Plate, Leather
This great supple brown stitched eight leather box by Ralph Lauren has gold-plated hardware of the design of a polo match. It has a lock and two keys housed inside the leather pouch....
German TV Television Tower Scale Design Model, ...
Unknown
Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Steel
Scaled model of the Cologne television tower. Hand-spun in steel. A nice architectural sculpture for every living or man’s room.
Elizabeth II Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigaret...
Joseph Gloster
Vintage 1970s English Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes
Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fine vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our enamel and silver collection. This fine vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver and ...
Jaguar Sepecat Airplane Suspension Lamp
Late 20th Century French Industrial More Lighting
Aluminum
Suspension made from a half Jaguar plane rim from the company SEPECAT. It is a Franco-British military aircraft, like the Concorde, in two versions: single-seater for ground attac...
Aviation Coffee Table Kerosene Management Pump ...
Late 20th Century French Industrial Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Aluminum
Coffee table made from an aeronautical piece installed aboard a tanker (in flight) for fighter's plane. This is the kerosene management pump of a turbo. This aeronautical element ...
Duralium Tracker Grumman S2 Aviation Blade
Late 20th Century Canadian Industrial Mounted Objects
Aluminum
Duralium blade from a Grumman S-2 Tracker, an onboard aircraft specifically built for anti-submarine warfare (ASM) which served United States Navy. Made in the 1965s, this sculpt...
Italian Signed Gucci Wood, Leather& Brass Rams ...
Gucci
Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Decorative Boxes
Brass, Leather, Wood
This fabulous Italian hallmarked Gucci two part round box and or humidor is a great combination of leather, wood, cork and brass. It would be a great desk accessory, library or cockt...
Jean Prouve Book
Late 20th Century French Books
Rare Jean Prouve book, Jousse /Seguin-Enrico Navarra, 1998. Perfect condition.
Heart Model Medical Teaching Tool, circa 1970s
Late 20th Century Scientific Instruments
Chrome
A mounted medical teaching tool of a heart. Vibrantly colored. The heart comes apart to reveal the inner workings of the organ. Mounted on a polished chrome rod and black plastic base.
Silver Bracelet by Stigbert, Stockholm Sweden, ...
Stig Engelbert, Stigbert, Heribert Engelbert AB
Vintage 1970s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Sterling Silver
Bracelet in silver with a hematite. By Stigbert, Engelbert AB, Stockholm, Sweden, 1973 (Y9) World-wide shipping is included in the price.
"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...
Taxidermy, Zebra, Vintage
Vintage 1970s South African Campaign Taxidermy
Zebra Hide
Vintage zebra taxidermy, circa 1970, South Africa. Very good condition.
Brooch Designed by Tore Svensson, Sweden, 1990
1990s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Silver
Silver and gold-plated silver.
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
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...
Model of Maglev Monorail Train for Northrop Gru...
Northrop Grumman
Vintage 1970s American Models and Miniatures
Metal
custom-made model/presentation piece for Northrop Grumman of the Maglev train. This train is beautifully detailed, down to the unique figures occupying the interior of the train. Th...
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...
Green Dinner Service by Cindy Sherman
Cindy Sherman
1990s French Rococo Porcelain
Porcelain
Cindy Sherman. Madame de Pompadour (née Poisson), designed 1990. 30-piece porcelain dinner service: including six each of presentation plates, dinner plates, salad plates, rimme...
Giant Pair of Clam Shell
Vintage 1970s Oceanic Nautical Objects
Shell
Pair of giant clam shells. When a shell gets this big it forms grotesque formation on the back but this pair is in pristine condition that belongs to a museum. Can be used as a plant...
Mid-Century Modern Carved Wood Puzzle Sculpture
Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Mid-Century Modern carved wood puzzle sculpture in the shape of a couple gazing into each others eyes, each one having a carved heart inlay that can be removed. The piece has marker ...
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...
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