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48 Star American Parade Flag with a Rare Gettysburg Two Color Overprint
48 Star American Parade Flag with a Rare Gettys...
Vintage 1930s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
48 star American parade flag with a rare, two-color overprint, made to Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg  48 Star American Parade flag, printed on an oi...
1969 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe/ Folio of Architectural Drawings/MOMA
1969 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe/ Folio of Archite...
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Vintage 1960s American Bauhaus Books
Paper
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Drawings in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art by Ludwig Glaeser, a important, out-of-print spiral bound folio with original plates of architectural...
Vintage Nikon WWII Big Eye Binoculars
Vintage Nikon WWII Big Eye Binoculars
Vintage 1940s Asian Nautical Objects
Vintage Nikon WWII 120 mm Big Eye binoculars. These beautiful Imperial Navy Big Eye binoculars are as practical as they are elegant, with a far-reaching magnification x 20. Mounte...
 Indian Motorbike from the Carousel by Lenaerts Belgium
Indian Motorbike from the Carousel by Lenaerts...
Jeff Lenaerts
Mid-20th Century Belgian Industrial Carnival Art
Metal
Carousel - fairground - Carnival Art Indian Motorbike - Harley Motorcycle made by Jeff Lenaerts Belgium. Scale model at child's size of the real Indian motorbike. Metal motorbike ...
Bar Rifle Oversized Training Display Model
Bar Rifle Oversized Training Display Model
Browning USA
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Arms, Armor and Weapons
Aluminum
Created in 1917, the Browning Automatic Rifle became the American standard military issue gun for ground troops. It was widely used during WWII, The Korean War, and to a lesser exten...
Midcentury Brutalist Steel Crucifix Cross
Midcentury Brutalist Steel Crucifix Cross
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Religious Items
Steel
A powerful hand-hammered steel midcentury Brutalist crucifix cross.
Chris Craft Speedboat Sales Model, circa 1930s Nautical
Chris Craft Speedboat Sales Model, circa 1930s ...
Vintage 1930s Argentine Mid-Century Modern Nautical Objects
Fantastic Chris craft speedboat sales model, circa 1930s. It belonged to an antique speedboats sales shop. The shop opened in 1912 and closed on the 1965. Perfect for a nautical fan...
Mid-Century Modern Ship's Aerovane and Anemometer
Mid-Century Modern Ship's Aerovane and Anemometer
Mid-20th Century Industrial Nautical Objects
Chrome, Fiberglass
While actually a navigational instrument measuring wind speed and direction, in their decommissioned state these aerovanes and anemometers become unusual and kinetic sculptural artif...
Vintage American Airlines Astrojet Aviation Model
Vintage American Airlines Astrojet Aviation Model
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Metal
A vintage American Airlines Astrojet aviation model, circa 1950-1960s, in silver painted metal with aircraft livery in red, white and blue, the fuselage and wings with applied decals...
1930s Jointed Betty Boop Fleischer Doll

1930s Jointed Betty Boop Fleischer Doll

By Art Quality Cameo Dolls
1930s Jointed Betty Boop Fleischer Doll
Art Quality Cameo Dolls, Max Fleischer
Vintage 1930s American Toys and Dolls
Wood
Jointed wooden Betty Boop doll by Fleischer in a green dress. This is one of the first Betty Boop dolls that were created in the 1930s and debuted in 1931. Only 1000 of these wood...
48 Stars on a Small-Scale Flag , Signed "Storm King"
48 Stars on a Small-Scale Flag , Signed "Storm ...
Mid-20th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
48 stars on a small-scale flag of the mid-19th century, signed "Storm king," circa 1920s-1950s. 48 star, pieced-and-sewn, American national flag in a small size among its counterp...
Daum France Signed Sailboat Crystal Sculpture, Art Glass, 1960s, Large Model
Daum France Signed Sailboat Crystal Sculpture, ...
Daum
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures
Crystal
Beautiful crystal sculpture representing a stylized sailboat, designed by Daum in the 1960s. It's a large model and it is signed DAUM FRANCE on the crystal base. It is in excellent ...
Two Porcelain Athletes by Philipp Kittler for R...
Rosenthal Bavaria, Selb Porcelain
Vintage 1930s German Art Deco Figurative Sculptures
Bronze, Porcelain
A dynamic pair of porcelain athlete figurines designed by Philipp Kittler for Rosenthal. One depicting a "speerwerfer" (javelin thrower), and the other depicting a "lauter" (runner...
1960s Palm Springs Fashion Cocktail Ring with D...
Unknown
Vintage 1960s American Hollywood Regency Collectible Jewelry
It doesn't get more glamorous or chic as this perfect example of a 1960s Palm Springs cocktail ring. We don't sell much jewelry in the store, but we fell in love with this glamorous ...
One of 20 Helicopter Airframe by Silvercraft, I...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Aviation Objects
Aluminum
The Silvercraft SH-4 is an Italian three-seat light helicopter designed and built by Silvercraft SpA. The Silvercraft SH-4 was the first Italian designed helicopter to gain Italia...
Hand-Painted Wooden Danish Royal Guardsman by K...
Kay Bojesen
Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Toys
Wood
Two life-size versions of Kay Bojesen's iconic wooden Guardsmen flanked the entrance to his Copenhagen shop, which was located near the Royal Palace. This drummer is in lovely condit...
Large Mid-Century Modern Lucite Chess Set with ...
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Games
Lucite
A large Mid-Century Modern Lucite black, white and clear chess set with elaborate chess pieces and a clear Lucite cover. Very rare and heavy piece, made in the 1960s in the United St...
Cut Crystal Ashtrays and Lighter
Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Brass, Crystal
An impressive set of tortoise-cut crystal ashtrays and lighter. Included in the set are: one large ashtray, one small ashtray and one hexagon-cut lighter. Color: Raspberry pink S...
Poul Henningsen, Pianette / Piano, Origin: Cope...
Poul Henningsen, Andreas Christensen
Vintage 1930s Danish Scandinavian Modern Musical Instruments
Wood, Leather
Poul Henningsen (Danish, Ordrup 1894-1967), upright piano - pianette, manufactured by Andreas Christensen, designed in 1935, origin: Copenhagen, Denmark, stained and ebonized woods w...
Seiko Ship's Clock in Green Metal Case, 1970s
Mid-20th Century Japanese Industrial Nautical Objects
From decommissioned ships, Seiko clocks with glass fronts in a green metal case with rubber sealed edging. Battery operated and mechanism has been updated, circa 1970s. Some have a f...
Murano Glass Lighter with Gold Flecks, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s French Tobacco Accessories
Murano Glass
Murano glass lighter with gold flecks, circa 1960.
Murano Glass Bullicante Lighter with Bubble Inc...
Vintage 1960s French Tobacco Accessories
Murano Glass
Murano glass bullicante lighter with bubble inclusions, circa 1960.
Gold Murano Glass Lighter, circa 1960
Vintage 1960s French Tobacco Accessories
Murano Glass
Gold Murano glass lighter, circa 1960.
Set of Three Ship's Chrome Sampson Posts, 1970s
Mid-20th Century Industrial Nautical Objects
Chrome
A set of three sampson posts, two large and one smaller. Chrome over iron. The chrome has been reapplied. Working cleats from a large ship. If you don't want all three, we can discus...
Authentic Tartans, Fabric Swatch Book
Mid-20th Century Books
Dating from the mid-20th century, this is a fabric swatch book devoted entirely to Tartans. There are 108 of the 109 examples originally in the book (lacks number 48). Please see the...
Jacob Jensen Vikings, Set of Three, 1950s
Jacob Jensen
Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Models and Miniatures
Beech, Teak
Jacob Jensen teak viking figures, set of three Jacob Jensen design, Denmark, 1958 Measures: 4.5 H x 2 W x 2 D in (tallest viking) Teak, rosewood, beech.
Vintage Waterskis of World Champion Dick Pope Jr.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Historical Memorabilia
Aluminum, Rubber, Plywood
Dick Pope Jr. was a World Champion water skier and an important business leader in Central Florida. Pope was an important innovator in the sport of water skiing, including the deve...
1930s Ladies Art Deco White Gold Filled Wristwatch
Bulova Clock Co.
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco More Clocks
Gold Plate
Very attractive 1930s Art Deco Bulova ladies wrist watch with a Swiss manual wind movement. This is a fine classic 6AP calibre, running on 15 jewels. The movement is working well an...
WEB Sterling Silver Baby Toothbrush Monogrammed...
Mid-20th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Sterling Silver
WEB sterling silver baby toothbrush with monogram "P". Marking: STERLING WEB. Measures approx. 4 1/2" long by 5/16" wide. Weight: 11.5dwt, 17.9g Very good pre-owned condition with mi...
Vintage Miniature Train Depot
Vintage 1930s American Models and Miniatures
Sheet Metal
Vintage miniature train depot: original hand-painted finish on tole. Fabricated for a 1930s toy train set.
Homemade Banner Commemorating the Landing of Ap...
Vintage 1960s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
GRAPHIC HOMEMADE BANNER COMMEMORATING THE LANDING OF APOLLO 11 ON THE MOON WITH ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG AND BUZZ ALDRIN, ON JULY 21st, 1969: Red, white, and blue homemade banner,...
Rare "Votes For Women" Pennant with and Image o...
Mid-20th Century American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
RARE "VOTES FOR WOMEN" PENNANT WITH AN IMAGE OF A 1911 STATUETTE CALLED "SUFFRAGIST" BY ELLA BUCHANNAN; PROBABLY OF NEW YORK ORIGIN, THIS EXACT TEXTILE IS THE PLATE EXAMPLE FROM THE ...
Line Vautrin "Le Gendarme et le Voleur" Bracelet
Line Vautrin
Vintage 1940s French Collectible Jewelry
Bronze
"Le Gendarme et le Voleur." Playful gilt and silvered bronze cuff bracelet with a thief depicted on one side and a policeman on the other. Signed: L.V. and Line Vautrin. French, c...
Jacobs Radial Aircraft Engine Table
Vintage 1940s Central American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
A highly polished glass top coffee table created from a Jacobs R-755-9 aircraft radial engine. The glass top is precision cut toughened glass. A work of art in itself. Truly stunn...
Mid-Century Modern Lighted Lucite & Mirror Meno...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Candelabras
Mirror, Lucite
Offered is a Mid-Century Modern lighted Lucite and mirror Menorah with lighted Star of David. The mechanism of the piece allows for the main Lucite candelabra to be lit alone and/or ...
Rare Art Deco Wyandotte Pressed Steel LaSalle C...
Wyandotte
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Toys and Dolls
Metal
Rare 1936 Art Deco, Streamline Wyandotte pressed steel LaSalle car and travel trailer, antique toy. Amazing original paint and finish, nice condition,, Retains all detailed bumpers, ...
Dieter Rams L1 Speaker for Braun
Dieter Rams
Vintage 1950s German Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Steel, Beech
Original Braun L1 speaker by Dieter Rams. Additional speaker for SK phonosuper model, Atelier one and two. The sound is clean and with quality. Wood cabinet in perfect condition. R...
1950s Old Collection Bottle Covered in Leather ...
Mid-20th Century Italian Historical Memorabilia
Leather, Glass
Midcentury old collection bottle covered in leather in the shape of a rooster, coming from the Caffè Pedrocchi- Padova - Blown glass bottle, and rooster with ruby stone eyes.
Antique Set of Lawn Bowls, Bowling Bowls, Lignu...
Vintage 1930s British Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Taylor - Rolph 'Crescent' lawn bowls. A set of four lignum vitae lawn bowls by Taylor - Rolph Co. Ltd, London. The bowls are a size 5 1/16, have a bias of 3 and are numbered 1 to 4 ...
ARP W. Clements & Son Gas Rattle, Speedway, Foo...
Vintage 1930s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Beech
Second World War Wooden ARP Gas Rattle. An air raid warden's wooden gas rattle, later Bristol Bulldogs speedway rattle. This gas rattle is made from beechwood with a turned handle a...
Brutalist Resin Detailed Lighter, 1950s-1960s
Vintage 1950s Tobacco Accessories
Brutalist wooden and resin lighter with brass ignitor labelled 'Mandala' from Monrovia, California. 1950s-1960s.
Industrial Mid Century Tabletop Magnifying Glass
Vintage 1940s American Industrial More Desk Accessories
Aluminum, Glass, Iron
Industrial, 1940s, tabletop magnifying glass by B.M. Levoy Inc., New York City features a square, shrink paint, iron base that the round, aluminum frame magnifying glass rests in. Th...
Airplane Fighter table Lamp. U.S.A., circa 1942
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Table Lamps
Aluminum, Wood
Fantastic airplane U.S.A. fighter table lamp, circa 1942. The lamp was made for a pilot's hotel in Buenos Aires- Argentina. Lovely aviation model.
DC-3 ‘Dakota’ Wingtip Desk
Vintage 1940s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables
Aluminum
The Douglas DC-3 was designed in the mid-1930s as a passenger and freight aircraft, but built during the war years 1941-1945 in large numbers, as the DC-3 (C47) Transport Plane known...
Silver Plated Naval Car Mascot by Gieves
Gieves, Ltd.
Vintage 1930s British Nautical Objects
Silver Plate
A stylish Naval car mascot mounted on an ebonised plinth for display; stamped with the name ‘Gieves’ as it was originally retailed by the renowned Savile Row tailors (and naval unifo...
1930s Vintage Italian Enamel Metal Sign "gabine...
Vintage 1930s Italian Industrial Signs
Enamel
Vintage enamel metal sign "gabinetto di scienze" (science lab) in black on white background, produced in the 1930s, in Italy by Fuberti-Bona-Biella. The sign is curved and present...
Vintage Sykes Rugby Ball, Perfection in Leather
Vintage 1950s English Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Leather
Sykes, perfection rugby ball. A great looking traditional leather rugby made by Sykes. The ball with a lace-up slit to the top and made from six leather panels. A great ball, with e...
Walnut-Brass Standing Ashtray, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s European Tobacco Accessories
Brass, Walnut
This ashtray, circa 1930, is situated on a pedestal with a brass decoration. The pedestal is made of wood, in the shape of a fluted column. Presented ashtray is after renovation....
Vintage Metal Fly Ashtray, Fly Figurine, Mid-20...
Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Tobacco Accessories
Metal
Vintage large scale Metal Fly Ashtray, Fly Figurine, Fly Sculpture, Fly Ashtray Art. This Insect Ashtray dates from the 1960-1970s. The fly can still be used as an ashtray or as ...
1930s Shirley Temple Paper Doll Toy with Differ...
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Toys and Dolls
Paper
1930s Shirley Temple paper doll set - large size 34 inch - 86 cm. Shirley Temple is dressed in a pink dress, holding a doll in her arms and wears black shoes. She is made of 2 part...
Orange Vespa circa 1960s Scooter
Vintage 1960s Italian Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Metal
1960s Vespa scooter.
Massive Oak Cabinet Custom Made Speakers by Ols...
Olson
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments
Oak
These speaker cabinets are enormous and sound just as amazing as they look. Four 10" woofers and air motion transformer tweeters in each cabinet will provide ample thrust and sound r...
Rare 1930s Hotel Ritz Paris Glass Cigarette Ash...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Tobacco Accessories
Glass
Very good vintage condition, almost in excellent condition, with very slight manufacturers imperfections on the bottom rim, and some small patches of scratches to bottom from normal ...
Mid-Century Modern Leather Boxing Glove, 1950s
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
This boxing glove was made in the 1950s. The covering of the boxing glove was made of beige and red brown leather. Also it has a lacing to fix the glove. Good vintage condition wit...
French Art Deco Bronze Crucifix by Jeanne Ferre...
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Religious Items
Bronze, Wood
French Art Deco crucifix by Jeanne Ferrer, France, circa 1930. Bronze and wood. O Coeur d'Amour, Je Me Fie A Vous. Measure: Height 11.8" (30cm), width 9" (23cm). Signed "Jeanne Ferre...
French Art Deco Large Galley Ship by Art Bois, ...
Anthoine Art Bois
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Nautical Objects
Chrome, Rosewood
Large French Art Deco galley by Anthoine Art Bois, France, 1930s. Rosewood (palisander) and chrome.  
Midcentury Leather and Wood Italian Gymnastics ...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Leather, Wood
1960s gym horse. Upper part covered in leather, well-kept and of the period. The lower part, the four legs, is made of wood. At the end of the legs are iron squares that allow you to...
Red Duck Soft Toy French, 1920s
Mid-20th Century French Folk Art Toys
Cotton, Wood
French circa 1920s old toy duck in a worn brushed cotton red cloth on a wooden base with wheels. Black button eyes and a slightly lopsided yellow beak add to its charm.  
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