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Period: Mid-20th Century
Bob Dylan Original Vintage Poster by Milton Glaser, 1967
Located in Devon, GB
One of America's most celebrated graphic designers and creator of the I (HEART) NY logo, Milton Glaser was commissioned by Columbia Records to design a bonus insert poster for inclus...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Breakfast at Tiffany's: a Short Novel and Three Stories, Truman Capote, 1st Ed
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories, by Truman Capote, FIrst Edition, First Printing, 1958 Capote, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's: A short novel and three storie...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Bullfight by Peter Buckley, Hardcover Vintage Book 1958, 1st Ed
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Simon & Schuster, NY, 1958; First Edition; 4to, 192 pages; illustrated. Visual essay on the Spanish bullfight, with photographs and narrative by Peter Buckley. One hundred and nine b...
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American Expressionist Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Hazel Green Star Tennis Racket, Streamline
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Hazell Streamline Tennis racket, green star. A good triple branch Green Star Streamline tennis racket made by Hazells' of 111-113 Mare Street, London E 8. The racket is in good cond...
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English Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ash

Large Vintage Wooden Child's Toy Truck
Located in Porto, PT
Large vintage wooden child's toy truck in a wonderful original condition.
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Portuguese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Rubber, Wood

1950s Phiwe Anatomical Didactic Model of Human Enlargedf Eye Antique Scientific
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic model of human eye enlarged made of gutta-percha plastic material of vegetable origin. The model is decomposable in order to show the cornea, the iris and the l...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

Bronze Ships Porthole Mirror
Located in London, GB
A rectangular bronze frame 1960's ship's porthole window with mirror. Made by Samen of Spain. (Hinges marked: SAMEN ESPANA). These portholes were formally used on an Italian hy...
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European Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Antique Brunhoff Cincinatti US Cigar Cutter, Counter, Tabletop
Located in Hoogeveen, NL
Nice for the cigar lover to make this antique mechanical cigar cutter that used to be on the counter to make your cigar smokeable. Created by Brunhoff Cincinatti US. Still works grea...
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American Other Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Vintage Brass Football Paperweight
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage brass American football paperweight or decorative sport memorabilia. Large and heavy. Great football sculpture in cast brass, football trophy gift for American football fan...
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American American Classical Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

April 1944 Book of New York Daily News Newspapers Bound Together
Located in New York, NY
New York Daily News volume book with a tan and blue cover. Collection of bound newspapers from April, 1944. Features WWII news photos as well as photos of pop culture and celebrities.
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American Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Papier Mâché Johnnie Walker Whisky Promotional Bar Display Figure, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
Papier mâché Johnnie Walker whisky promotional bar display figure, circa 1930 We are proud to offer an original papier mâché Johnny Walker Whisky promotional bar display figure d...
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British Victorian Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Vintage Airline Poster of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand, ca.1960
Located in Langweer, NL
Vintage poster of New Zealand / Go There by NAC. Wellington: R.E. Owen, ca. 1960s. Photographic lithograph of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. Condition: Tiny spots of profes...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Delta Airlines Terminal Flight Board, C. 1960's
Located in Norwalk, CT
Bold 1960's terminal sign for Delta Airlines, with movable destination cards and numbers.
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Lacquer

Leather and Horse Hair Boxing Gloves, circa 1940
By Wilson Sporting Goods
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An original pair of Wilson leather boxing gloves filled with horse hair. The boxing gloves are reddish-brown leather with gold leather piping. A very thick pair of boxing gl...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Vintage 1950s Camp Fire Girls Flag
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage cotton flag for CAMP FIRE GIRLS, the sister group of the Boy Scouts. Founded in 1910, and ultimately changing names in 1975 to be co-ed. Fun piece of American history. Great ...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Cotton, Plexiglass, Wood

Georg Jensen Sterling Amethyst Necklace, circa 1935
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Georg Jensen rare design Sterling Amethyst Necklace C.1930, design No. 3. The Necklace composed of leaf and bud motifs. Length: 17.50 inches. Item Weight: 43.22 grams. Marks for Geor...
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Danish Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

1936 Winter Olympic Games Badge, Garmisch Partenkirchen
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Blazer Badge, 1936 Garmisch Partenkirchen Olympic Games. A rare 1936 blazer badge from the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Olympics. The pocket badge is in the shape of a shield and h...
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German Sporting Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Linen

European Ceramic Crucifix in Black, Brown, Beige, 1960s
Located in Chicago, IL
European mid-century ceramic crucifix hand-painted in black, brown and beige with a crackled paint style on the cross. A raised black Christ figure adds volume. DIMENSIONS 6 i...
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ceramic

Nature Stone and Brass Necklace by Anna Greta Eker, Norway, 1960s
Located in Stockholm, SE
A solid and wonderful nature stone necklace with integrated colored stones from the Norwegian fauna. Lovely Scandinavian Modern design necklace by Norwegian silversmith Anna Greta Ek...
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Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Stone, Brass

Mid-Century French Louis XV Carved Giltwood Wall Barometer
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant, antique Louis XV barometer was crafted in Paris, France, circa 1960. Square in shape, the wall piece features the original hand painted parchment paper barometer with F...
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French Louis XV Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Giltwood

Two Deer Antler Mount Trophy on Black Forest Carved Wood Plaque from Austria
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A set of two vintage Black Forest deer antler trophies on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaques. I think they are from the 1960s or older. Tallest is approximate 15.75" high, 7.5"...
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Austrian Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Antler, Wood

Durkee Marine Products Engine Order Telegraph, circa 1940
Located in Norwell, MA
Here is a highly polished and fully restored ships engine order telegraph. It has been meticulously polished and lacquered to a very high gleam. The bells ring, it has been illuminat...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

French Art Deco Bike Themed Smoking Set, 1930s
Located in Saint-Amans-des-Cots, FR
French Art Deco bike themed smoking set, France, 1930's. Oak and pewter. Smoking set dating from the 1930s on the theme of the bicycle. There is a bicycle, of course, which is only d...
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French Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Pewter

Tenreiro 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A Monograph on this most important Brazilian furniture designer and maker from the mid-20th century. He opened his factory in 1943 and one of his main clients was the architect Oscar...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Scientific Model of the Non-Poisonous Snake of Natricidae Family 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Model of the European non-poisonous snake belonging to the Natricidae family. German manufacture of hand-painted rubber and plastic dated to the 1950s, from the Hygiene Museum in Dre...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Rubber

1930's Art Deco Streamline Arrow Plane Car Design Study Model
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A plaster design study attributed to an artist designer at the Hill Auto Body Metal company based in Cincinnati Ohio . The company specialized in streamline equipment for airplanes a...
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American Streamlined Moderne Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

1940s Jaeger Desk Top Barometer and Thermometer
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940s French Jaeger Baromètre and thermometer. Good vintage condition.
Category

French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Industrial Aluminum Airplane Step Stool, New York Airways
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Industrial, aluminum, airplane step stool features the stamp New York Airways, (1949-1968) on one side, a perforated top and rubber glides with all original, work-worn patina. It's a...
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American Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

Early 20th Century Vintage Dunhill Shagreen Table Lighter Circa 1930
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century vintage dunhill shagreen table lighter circa 1930. A great looking piece which is in excellent condition. The segmented muted colours enhance the shagreen a...
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British Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

1940s Antique Nautical Half Block Model English Schooner Mounted on an Oak Board
Located in Milan, IT
1940s half block model of an English schooner mounted on an oak board. Excellent condition, board 51.3 x 11.5 cm - 20.19 x 4.52 inches, thickness 7 cm - 2.75 inches. The half block m...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

Vintage XVIII Mille Miglia Bronze Badge Medal Coin
Located in Braintree, GB
Vintage XVIII Mille Miglia bronze badge medal coin Made in Italy, 1951 The Mille Miglia was an open-road, motorsport endurance race established in 1927 by the young Counts France...
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Italian Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

From the Personal Collection of Audrey Hepburn, Photo by Vincent Rossell, 1962
Located in Devon, GB
Audrey Hepburn on the set of Paris when it sizzles Vintage gelatin silver print by Vincent Rossell Photographer's credit stamp, Audrey Hepburn collection stamp and numerical notation...
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Modernist Japanese Iron Lidded Vessel
Located in San Diego, CA
Iron vessel from Japan. Great form. Could be used as a incense burner of ashtray. Wonderful patina.
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

This is Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Hill Meserve, Limited Edition, 1941
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Meserve, Frederick Hill. This is Abraham Lincoln. Harrogate: Lincoln Memorial University City, 1941. Limited edition. Includes 30 tipped-in poster stamps. Bound in publisher's origin...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Pair of Large Stainless Steel Ship's Cleats, or Coat Hooks
Located in Nantucket, MA
A pair of large stainless steel ship's cleats with original patina. Excellent to use as wall-mounted coat hooks as well. 1970's. Nantucket.
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Stainless Steel

'The Ipcress File' Original Vintage Movie Poster, South African, 1965
Located in Devon, GB
An exceedingly rare poster for the South African release of the 1965 British espionage thriller 'The Ipcress File' starring Michael Caine as agent Harry Palmer. The South African one...
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South African Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Mid-20th Century Israeli Iron and Enamel Street Sign
Located in New York, NY
Three languages iron and enamel street sign, circa 1920. The sign was made to Honor Theodor Herzl who was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist, playwright, political activist, and w...
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Israeli Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Enamel, Iron

Wooden Rocking Horse
Located in Stamford, CT
Polished modeled rocking horse in wood on stand with brass stirrups and horse hair mane. Please note of wear consistent with age.
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Petite Collection of Three Vintage Micro Mosaic Jewelry Millefiori Venice, Italy
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A gorgeous petite micro mosaic jewelry lot. No restoration has been carried out on this charming little piece, which remains in very stabile and functioning condition, wear is consis...
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Italian Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

1930 Philadelphia Civic Center Art Deco Marble Plaque
Located in New York, NY
This Art Deco style marble plaque is from the lobby of the original 1930 Philadelphia Civic Center in Philadelphia, PA. The decorative center shield is a combination of cast iron hig...
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American Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble, Iron

Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones, 1st Ed
Located in valatie, NY
Things That Go Bump in the Night Hardcover by Louis C. Jones. Hill and Wang, NY, 1959. 1st Ed hardcover with Mylar covered dust jacket. Contains more than 200 stories of the restless...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

"Living with Books Vintage Decorative" Book by the New York Times
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Living with books soft cover vintage decorative book by The New York Times Rita Reif 123 pages Black and white pictures The New York Times Book Company, 1968.    
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American Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

1940s Doll Mold of a Baby Face
Located in Tarrytown, NY
1940s Toy mold of a baby doll face.
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Geppetto Pinocchio Rubber Squeaky Doll, Walt Disney Productions
Located in Antwerp, BE
Rubber squeaky doll of Geppetto, known as the woodcarver of the Pinocchio movie. This squeak toy is a Walt Disney Production toy doll. A vintage squeeze toy with working peep sound....
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European Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Rubber

Audrey Hepburn, Original Vintage Photograph by Vincent Rossell, Paris, 1962
Located in Devon, GB
From the Personal collection of Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn on the set of 'Paris When it Sizzles,' Paris, 1962 by Vincent Rossell Vintage gelatin silver print Photographer's c...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

1960s Tin Toy Servis Pick Up truck with ladder by Nekur, Ne-Kur , Turkey
Located in Antwerp, BE
1960s lithographed Tin Toy Car - Tin Toy Truck. A Ford Service - Servis truck , Pick up Van with ladder by Nekur , Ne-Kur Turkey. Vintage Toys - Tin Toys - Service Trucks - Lad...
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Unknown Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

Mid-Century Modern Record Player LP Vinyl Album Metal Holder Rack Stand Table
Located in New York, NY
A Mid-Century Modern black record player and LP vinyl album metal holder rack stand table, circa mid-20th century, USA. Piece can support player and albums with more storage space at...
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American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Spellbound / Io ti Salvero
Located in London, GB
Original Italian film poster for Spellbound, 1945 This film noir was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov and Leo G. Carroll. Dr. Ed...
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Italian Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Wooden Tutsi Drum Decorated with Cord and Membrane in Animal Skin
Located in Leuven , BE
This Ingoma drum is covered with a membrane of animal skin and woven in cord.The drum is cylindrical in form and the top broader than the bottom and It originates from the Tutsi peop...
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Tanzanian Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Organic Material

Vintage Style Photography, Framed Alpine Ski Photograph, Three Peaks
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
'THREE PEAKS', a modern framed and mounted black and white photograph after an original 1930's skiing photograph. The frame is black with a burgundy undercoat, the glazing is clarity...
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English Sporting Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Wood

Interiors for Contemporary Living 1st Edition, 1960
By The Architectural Press Co.
Located in London, GB
Published by The Architectural Press Co. 1st Edition, 1960 This beautiful book is a comprehensive survey of modern European ideas on interior decoration. More than 220 photograph...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, Illustrated by Major Felten, 1931
By Major Felten, Charles Baudelaire
Located in London, GB
Published by Ives Washburn, 1931 Large Folio-sized Hardcover book; 98 pages with 16 illustrated plates by Major Felton. Translated by Lewis Piaget Shanks. Very Good Condition. A Fir...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Canine Casanova / Casanova Canine
Located in London, GB
Original French film poster for Canine Casanova / Casanova Canine, 1945 This exceptionally rare poster has only surfaced a couple of times. This poster was designed to be used in 1...
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Compact Vintage Tripod, English, Bamboo, Brass, Telescope Stand, 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a compact vintage tripod. An English, bamboo and brass telescope stand, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Displays a desirable aged patina Eye-catching bamboo w...
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English Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Copper and Brass Country Grain Separator
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Copper and brass grain separator from Iowa; complete. Seedburo equipment company, Chicago 1912. Period: Last half of the 20th century. Origin: Iowa Size: 33" H x 16" W Cowboy, we...
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American Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass, Copper

1950s Midcentury Jacaranda Geometric Faceted Humidor Dispensary Apothecary Box
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Heavy solid Brazilian rosewood lidded jar/box, weighing 1 lb. 11 oz. Possibly was designed as a humidor but does not smell of tobacco. Unmarked.
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Rosewood

Industrial Philips Speaker
Located in Antwerp, BE
An Industrial Philips speaker.
Category

Dutch Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

"Simone De Beauvoir, Brigitte Bardot", 1960
By Simone de Beauvoir, Brigitte Bardot
Located in London, GB
First edition published by Andre Deutsch and Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1960 Small format paperback original, the first English-language edition, translated from the French by Berna...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Medal-Worthy Memorabilia from Previous Summer Olympics

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