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Nautical Ship's Compass Course Heading Navigational Device for Helmsman
Located in Nantucket, MA
A teak and Bakelite compass course heading navigational devise used on the bridge of the ship. This is old school technology. It was used to indicate the compass heading for the helm...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bakelite, Teak

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Enamel Abstract Brooch, Denmark, C.1960
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Rare Georg Jensen sterling silver enamel abstract brooch, Denmark, C.1960. This piece was designed by Bente Bonne (1929-1996) for Georg Jensen. Whilst primarily a glass designer and ...
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Danish Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Enamel

Joseph Widener, French Engravings
Located in New York, NY
4 Volumes. Joseph Widener. French Engravings Of The 18TH Century In The Collection Of Widener. Limited to 120 Copies, This is #11 For private circulation only. Bound in full red mor...
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English Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Art Deco Airplane Smoker's Set by J.A. Henckels 1930s
Located in Dallas, TX
Airplane smokers companion set, silver-plated brass, circa 1930 by J.A. Henckels, Germany. The body of the plane has a hinged cover for cigars or pipe tobacco, or medicinal marijuana...
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German Art Deco Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Brass Nautical Wall Mirror from Ship's Stateroom, C. 1970's
Located in Nantucket, MA
A brass wall mirror from a decommissioned ship's stateroom. Features a clear glass shelf and double brass "railing", European, C. 1970's. Mirror has been replaced. Please note the wr...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Brass Port and Starboard Navigational Lights, 1970s
Located in Nantucket, MA
A pair of port and starboard brass cage lights from a decommissioned ship. Brass cage unscrews from the holder above as does the red or green glass shade. Rewired for American use, 1...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Herman Melville, Moby Dick, or The Whale
Located in New York, NY
1 Volume Illustrated By Rockwell Kent. Bound In 3/4 Green Morocco By Riviere, marbled boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels (Some Stains On some pages). Published:...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

WWII Tripod Mounted Binoculars Made for the Imperial Japanese Navy
Located in London, GB
A pair of Second World War tripod mounted 15 x 80 binoculars made for the Imperial Japanese Navy, circa 1942. Original case. Green and orange filters. 15 times magnification...
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Japanese Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Optical Glass

Pair of Triangular Opaque Glass Wall Sconces from a 1970s Cruise Ship Stateroom
Located in Nantucket, MA
A very cool pair of triangular and dimensional wall sconces from the stateroom of a 1970s cruise ship. Brass frame with an opaque white glass shade. Takes a regular size light bulb a...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Robert K. Massie, Nicholas And Alexandra
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Bound in full purple morocco by Zaehnsdorf, all edges gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt on spine, marbled endpapers. Published: New York: Atheneum 1967. First Edition.  ...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte D’Arthur
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Bound in full wine morocco, Top edges gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt on spine and covers, illustrated in Color by Russell Flint. Published: Boston and London: The ...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Bronte, Anne, Charlotte, Complete Works
Located in New York, NY
11 volumes. “The Shakespeare Head Press”. Bound in the original 3/4 Green Morocco, (Spines Faded to an Even Brown as usual) green cloth boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, Orn...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Margaret Mitchell, Gone With The Wind
Located in New York, NY
1 Volume Rebound in full blue Morocco, All edges Gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, marbled endpapers. Published: New York: MacMillan & Co. First edition.
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Extremely Rare AMI / Rowe CMM1 Cadette Jukebox, Modernist, Jetsons Design
Located in Buffalo, NY
Extremely rare AMI / Rowe CMM1 Cadette Jukebox., Modernist, Jetsons Design, c 1969, fully restored, working perfectly, 25 cents, plays 3 selections, holds 50 records, amazing sound, ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Chrome

100-Record Retro American Seeburg Select-O-Matic V-200 Jukebox
Located in London, GB
100-Record Retro American Seeburg Select-O-Matic V-200 Jukebox, American, c. 1955 Dimensions: Height 149cm, width 91cm, depth 68cm This stylish vinyl jukebox is a classic Americ...
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American Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Chrome, Brass

German WWII Binoculars by Schneider, Kreuznach, Germany
Located in Eindhoven, NL
Polished observation binoculars measure: 10 x 80 Schneider, Kreuznach, 1941-1944 WW2 Binoculars by the Germans made in 1942-1945. D.F. (Doppel Fernrohe) 10 x 80 observation binocu...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Aluminum

Barometer Weather Station Mid-Century Modern, 1960s
Located in Wien, AT
Barometer weather station Mid-Century Modern, 1960s Original condition it is working.
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Texas State Flag, ca 1920-1950
Located in York County, PA
Flag Of The Republic Of Texas, Which Became The Texas State Flag, Made Circa 1920 – 1950 Texas State flag, made sometime in the period between 1920 and 1950. The single star is ma...
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American Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Cotton

Project of the Bacchant Sailing Boat
Located in Milan, IT
Project coming from the archives of Uffa Fox and never entered the commercial circuit depicting the floor plates and sections of the boat Bacchant. Cm 108.7 x 49 H - inches 42.79 x 1...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Italian 1960s Murano Glass Aquarium by Riccardo Licata for Gino Cenedese
Located in Vienna, AT
Amazing vintage Murano glass fish aquarium in beautiful condition, designed by Riccardo Licata for Gino Cenedese in Italy, 1960s. It features multicolored inclusions with one fish an...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Murano Glass

Large Minimalist Teak and Brushed Aluminum Crucifix / Cross
Located in San Diego, CA
Large minimalist teak and brushed aluminum crucifix / cross, circa 1970s. The piece measures 18.5" high x 7.375" wide and is in very good vintage condition. #1581.
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Aluminum

Antique Teaching Aid Median Incision of the Human Head, Ca. 1920
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A great antique hand-painted and hand lettered anatomical model. a median incision of the head for class. made of wood, papier maché and plaster, manufactured by SOMSO or PHYWE, Germ...
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German Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Plaster, Wood

Pair of Charming Vintage Overpainted Iron Barbells
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of vintage iron barbells painted in cyan, or cerulean, blue. Hand-hammered with slight variations in size and proportion. Wonderfully decorative. First barbell measures 4.75 ...
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Belgian Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron, Iron

The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, Signed by Churchill
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, signed by Churchill in Vol Two, First Edition, Three Volume Set in Original Dust Jackets, 1950 Churchill, Winston S.; Charle...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Vintage Italian Jewellery Set in Sterling Silver with Sapphires and Rubies
Located in CH
Italian jewellery set "Pinguin" made in sterling silver 925 and decorated with multicolored sapphires and rubies. The neckless is 45 cm long is 7.3 gr., the earrings are 5.70 gr. an...
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Italian Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Sterling Silver

Rare Silver-Plated Hermès H-Cube Lighter, France, c. 1960s
Located in New York City, NY
Rare silver-plated Hermès H-Box lighter, France, c. 1960s. Cubic in composition, this chic accessory displays the iconic French brand's signature "H" on all sides. Lighter is eng...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

The Leaves, Pair of Earrings 'Clips' in Silvered Bronze, Line Vautrin 'France'
Located in Brussels, BE
This pair of silvered bronze earrings represents two tree leaves. Each earring is different. It has a clip fastening system. The left earring is signed by stamping “L.V.”. Manuf...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Merciful Jesus Bust, Northern Europe
Located in Chorzów, PL
Merciful Jesus Bust, Northern Europe. Very good condition. dimensions: height 32 cm, width 36 cm, depth 16 cm.
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Belgian Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Terracotta

Antique Asian Rattan Hat, circa 1950 Precio Faltan Medidas
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Asian hat, circa 1950. By unknown manufacturer, from Asia. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful patina. Materials: R...
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Asian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Rattan

Set of Three Antique Skittles in Wood, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Set of three antique skittles, circa 1950. From unknown manufacturer, Spain. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. ...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Large Vintage Nautical Yacht Sign "Triple Play"
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Unique vintage hand painted yacht sign titled "Triple Play" base wood is solid mahogany, mid 20th century. The finish is original with signs of age and weathering.
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American Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mahogany

Large Roman Neoclassical Plaster Foot of Hercules
Located in Houston, TX
Unusually large and well detailed neoclassical Roman plaster foot sculpture of Hercules. This vintage Italian academic plaster foot sculpture would look excellent in a Postmodern, Ho...
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Italian Classical Roman Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

Vintage Red Deer Antlers on Oak Shield, Antique Taxidermy
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Set of mounted red deer antlers. A large pair of 10 point red deer antlers with skull cap, mounted onto an oak shield carved with oak leaves. These stag antlers are an excellent wal...
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German Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Antler, Oak

'2001: A Space Odyssey' Original Movie Poster, Japanese, 1968
Located in Devon, GB
Widely regarded as the most influential science fiction film of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s transcendent 1968 sci-fi masterpiece '2001: A Space Odyssey' revolutionised the genre, pre...
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Japanese Space Age Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

1960s William Spratling "Dominoes" Set
Located in Mexico City, MX
This is a perfect example of a great work by the most influential designer of his generation in Mexico. This 1960s Dominoes set is made of wood and silver inlay. Very few pieces lik...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Hardwood

1960s Vintage Hansen Waimea Bay Big Wave Surfboard
Located in Haleiwa, HI
1963 Hansen Surfboards Waimea Bay big wave surfboard. Features black panels with red rails, redwood/balsawood t-band stringer, and unique low-profile single fin. This surfboard was b...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Softwood, Fiberglass, Foam, Hardwood

Original Early Irish IPA Back Bar Mirror Advertising
Located in Ferndale, MI
Early, probably pre WW2 Edinburgh India Pale Ale advertising back bar mirror.
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Irish American Classical Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mirror

Patinated Cognac Leather Covered Beechwood Gym Horse, 1950s
Located in Almelo, NL
Patinated cognac leather covered beechwood gym horse, circa 1950. Salvaged from an old gym, this handsome piece of equipment is weighted for stability and has horse shaped hoof feet....
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Czech Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather, Wood

Pair of Ship's Nautical Bunk Lights, Midcentury
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of domed, chrome lights from the bunk room of a ship. Rewired for American use, porcelain socket. Great for use as over-the-bed reading light if facing downward, or as sconces i...
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European Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Chrome

Large Wall Mounted Mahogany Propeller, by the Hawker Aircraft Co, Dated 1936
Located in London, GB
A 1930s laminated mahogany propeller from a Hawker Hart powered by a Rolls Royce Kestrel V12, dated September 1936. With wall-mounted bracket. Label reads: DRG NO S 19C 11003/E...
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English Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Vintage Moroccan Caftan Gold Damask Embroidered, ca. 1960s
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Amazing vintage Moroccan Caftan, gold silk damask gold threads trim. Circa 1960's The light gold damask kaftan was entirely finish by hand. One of a kind evening antique Moorish gown...
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Moroccan Moorish Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metallic Thread, Gold

1960s Czechoslovakian Leather Boxing Ball
Located in High Point, NC
This boxing ball was made in the former Czechoslovakia, circa 1960. The ball can be suspended from a strap attached to the top. With its handcrafted panels displaying a timeworn pati...
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Czech Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Midcentury Modern CGE 'Compagnia Generale Elettricità' Cast Iron Ceiling Fan
Located in Firenze, Tuscany
Made from General Electric in Italy. To be used only with 220 Volts Perfectly functioning and balanced with 3 new wooden blades. 220 V - 80 watts - 19 Kg. Dimmer and hook to the ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron, Brass

Vintage Plaster Anatomical Skull Model
Located in Houston, TX
Interesting vintage plaster anatomical skull model. This great plaster skull bust model is in very good condition and dates to the 1940s. A real conversation piece of decorative scu...
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Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver Mexican Geometric Linked Chunky Bracelet
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This sterling silver ladies bracelet was made in Mexico in approximately 1969 in the period Mid-Century Modern style. The bracelet is composed of a series of geometrically stylized A...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Sterling Silver

Pair of Sawfish Bill Rostrums
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of vintage sawfish bill rostrums on marble and lucite stands. Tall is 28.75" high. Only rostrum is 27.25" high x 3" wide. Smaller rostrum is 27" high. Only rostrum is 23.5" hig...
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Hollywood Regency Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

Mid-Century Modern Mexican Sterling Silver Geometric Linked Choker Necklace
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This chunky sterling silver ladies choker necklace was made in Mexico in approximately 1970 in a Mid-Century Modern style. The thick sterling silver links are geometrically shaped in...
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Mexican Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Sterling Silver

Italian Wooden Ship Model of a 15th/16th C. Galleon, Tall Ship, 3-Masat Schooner
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian wooden ship model of a 15th/16th century galleon, from the early to mid 20th century. This three-mast schooner model, when given a closer look, reveals the minutia in the ...
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Italian Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Large Sculpture of Insect in Flight
Located in Houston, TX
Large sculpture of insect in flight, this is a large cut-away model (on the original base) of a beetle used for anatomical instruction in a Prague, (circa 1950-1959). Model is comple...
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Czech Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fabric, Plastic, Rubber

Project of the Weetamoe Ship, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Weetamoe was constructed by the Herreshoff shipyard according to plan by Clinton Crane for defence consortium of the Americ's Cup, referred to George Nicholls of New York Yacht Club....
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Mid-Century Modern Brutalist Exquisite Sterling Silver Collar Choker Necklace
Located in Studio City, CA
A very unique and quite stunning work. We haven't seen another quite like it. The workmanship and design are exquisite. Very eye-catching and unique. Sure to bring pleasure to th...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Sterling Silver

Vintage Italian Carrara Marble Sculpture of David
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning vintage Italian carved Carrara marble sculpture or statue of David. Offered is a good sized well executed marble figure of David as a youth, copied from the original by Mic...
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Italian Classical Roman Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Carrara Marble

1930s Antique German Sterling Silver Table Partridge
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique cast German sterling silver table partridge; part of our continental ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique cast Ge...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Circuito del Montenero 6 a Coppa Ciano Italian 800. Silver Trophy Cup
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique Circuito del Montenero 6 a Coppa Ciano Italian 800. silver trophy cup Made in Italy, 1932 Hallmarked for 800. silver. The Coppa Ciano was an automobile race held in Ital...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Vintage Pocket Compass, English, Terrestrial, Maritime, Navigation, Instrument
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage pocket compass. An English, brass terrestrial or maritime navigation instrument, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Of pleasing weight and fascinating d...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Dutch Gold Shackle with 2 Snake Buttons
Located in Delft, NL
A Dutch gold shackle with 2 snake buttons A gold shackle with 2 snake buttons mirrored to open and small rings attached to each other with 2-compartment bag. The bag bracket is ...
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Dutch Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Gold

Vintage 1960s Stanley “Savage” Parks Personal Surfboard by Inter Island Surf
Located in Haleiwa, HI
Early 1960s Stanley “Savage” Parks personal longboard by Inter Island Surf Shop. Features beautiful red panels with original wooden fin. Stanley was know as one of the first surfers ...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fiberglass, Foam, Hardwood, Softwood

German Mechanical Carousel Rocket Lithographed Tin Toy, Circa 1950's
Located in Incline Village, NV
Spring loaded carousel rocket ride toy with a world globe "riding round the world”. The globe has the countries in very close proportion and proximity; note the countries of Formosa ...
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German Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Tin