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1947 Lighted DC 3 Airplane Floor Ashtray 1st Edition, Metalcraft Mfg
By Metalcraft
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
Iconic Art Deco DC 3 airplaine silver plated floor ashtray. 1st edition where made of metal only from 1947-1950. After that they started to add slag or onyx to their design. Th...
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Canadian Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Silver, Chrome

"Bill" The Leather Throwing Dummy
Leather throwing dummies are used in everything from martial arts training to wrestling as a means to strengthen one’s ability to toss another human being. This one has been named “B...
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American Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Line Vautrin, France, "j'ai perdu ma tourterelle" Gilded Bronze Rebus Large Box
By Line Vautrin
Located in Brussels, BE
A beautiful large gilded bronze box by Line Vautrin. I lost my turtledove (J'ai perdu ma tourterelle) is a poem by Jean Passerat (1534-1602). Line Vautrin also known as "the poete...
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French Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Bulldog and Kennel Humidor Cover, Estate of Jerry Terranova
Bulldog and Kennel humidor cover. This finely carved and crafted Humidor cover simply stunning and a must for any cigar room or man cave. From the American Box Maker. This is part o...
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Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Silver and Walnut Havdalah Set by Moshe Zabari, New York
Havdalah set by Moshe Zabari, Israeli, 1968 Walnut base and hollow-formed, turned, pierced silver objects. Literature: see The Jewish Museum New York, and the North Carolina Museum...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Cast Iron Gnome Habana Humidor Cover, Tobacco Accessory
Cast iron gnome Habana Humidor cover. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, From the estate of Jerry Terranova, Author of "Antique Cigar Cutter and Lighters" a...
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Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

The Beatles 'A Hard Day's Night' Vintage Australian Daybill Movie Poster, 1964
A stunning stone lithography poster for The Beatles' first full-length feature film "A Hard Day's Night," which followed the fab four over an anarchic 36 hours in London at the heigh...
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Australian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Monumental Architects Church Model
Large scale model with wonderful details, including weathervane and working bell.  
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French Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Brunhoff Mfg. Co. Antique Cigar Cutter with Leaning Lady Tobacco Accessory
Brunhoff Mfg. Co. antique cigar cutter with leaning lady. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, from the estate of Jerry Terranova, Author of "Antique Cigar Cu...
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Art Nouveau Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Antoine De Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince
1 volume Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Rebound in full blue Morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Published: New York...
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Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Vintage Copper and Brass Maritime Ship's Masthead Light
An authentic, vintage copper nautical lantern with brass accents and thick glass Fresnel lens. This circa 1950 marine light, manufactured by Tung Woo, Hong Kong, is hinged and hasped...
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Hong Kong Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass, Copper

Large Nautical Bronze Ship's Propeller, 1970s
A large, bronze propeller from a 1970s lifeboat. Great patina. These make great centerpieces and if you use a 1" test tube, you can put flowers at the center, or use with candles. A ...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Hungarian Charity Box Colletion for Eretz Israel
Tin box for collecting donations to Eretz Israel, Hungary, circa 1930. With Magen David illustrated on both sides, Hungarian: "let's donate for settlements in Holy Land and other se...
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Hungarian Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Pre State of Israel Tin Charity Box
Charity box -Orphanage for the Girls in Jerusalem. Tin charity box, "General orphanage for girls in Jerusalem, established 1902, on front of box a drawing of a girl in her room hold...
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Israeli Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Seguso Aquarium Glass Murano, 1950, Italy
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Milano, IT
Seguso aquarium glass Murano, 1950, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Murano Glass

Vintage Scripto Japanese Lighter in Rare Rosewood with Stainless Steel Case
By Scripto
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Really special vintage Japanese Lighter made in Japan by Scripto. Rare model in solid rosewood case with stainless steel. Dimensions: 3 1/8" height x 2 1/4" i...
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Stainless Steel

Exhibition Model of a Stothert & Pitt Railway Steam Crane
A 3 1/2 inch gauge exhibition model of a Stothert & Pitt railway steam crane. The crane swivels on the 0-4-0 chassis, with an elevating riveted jib. Track length: 74 cm - 29 in...
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English Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Steel, Brass

Rare Sport Wraparound 1960s Vintage Sunglasses by Sol-Amor France, Green Lenses
Space Age inspired sunglasses by Sol-Amor France, designed by George Lisacc in the late 1960s during the space race. Dark gray green "bubble" wrap style lenses, plastic nose bridge a...
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French Space Age Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

Original Mexican Retablo "Exvotos" Oil on Tin
By Unknown
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Dated 1939, we offer this original exvoto. On December 17, 1939 in the town of Cholula it happened to Cipriana Garcia when she broke a piñata they broke her head with a blow that lef...
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Mexican Folk Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Tin

Angelo Mangiarotti for Knoll Marble Ashtray, 1960s, Italy
By Knoll, Angelo Mangiarotti
Located in Rome, IT
Marble ashtray by the Italian designer Angelo Mangiarotti for Knoll, Italy, 1960s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Marble

Wall-School Chart "Ohrenqualie" from Jung-Koch-Quentell, 1960s
By Jung Koch Quentell 1
Located in Almelo, NL
Wall chart of the Ohrenqualie by Jung Koch Quentell - Canvas backed - On it's original hangers - German, 1960s. - Measures: 37 x 45 inch. Jung Koch Quentell The name Jung...
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German Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Canvas

Wall-School Chart "Fliege" from Jung-Koch-Quentell, 1964
By Jung Koch Quentell 1
Located in Almelo, NL
Wall chart of the Ohrenqualie by Jung Koch Quentell - Canvas backed - On it's original hangers - German, 1964 - Measures: 37 x 45 inch Jung Koch Quentell The name Jung K...
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German Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Canvas

Wall-School Chart "Steinkorallen" from Jung Koch Quentell, 1960s
By Jung Koch Quentell 1
Located in Almelo, NL
Wall chart of the Steinkorallen by Jung Koch Quentell - Canvas backed - On it's original hangers - German, 1960s - Measures: 37 x 45 inch Jung Koch Quentell The name Jun...
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German Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Canvas

Art Deco 1930s Vaseline Bohemian Czech Glass Ashtray and Box
Lovely Bohemian Art Deco glass set for living space or office. Czech set featuring ashtray and decorative lidded box in cut and molded thick and heavy glass. Yellow ouraline Vaseline...
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Czech Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Cut Glass, Uranium Glass

1950s Anna-Lisa Thomson 'Paprika" Ashtray, Sweden
By Anna-Lisa Thomson, Upsala Ekeby
Located in St- Leonard, Quebec
Rare ashtray by Anna-Lisa Thomson for Swedish ceramics manufacturer Upsala Ekeby, in Paprika pattern, which was a series produced between 1951-1953. Ceramic base has a dark brown ...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ceramic, Walnut, Glass

Pair of Longhorn Steer Horns Taxidermy Mounted on Wood
A large pair longhorn steer horns with 49' inches span. The taxidermy is mounted on a wooden block and decorated with genuine cow pelt. Germany circa 1950. A great decorative item th...
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German Black Forest Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Horn, Wood

Jerusalem Chess Set by Hans Teppich
Hans Teppich Chess set, Jerusalem, circa 1960. 32 pieces, cast brass and engraved, with Teppich characteristic design, placed in original wooden box with etched decorations.  
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Israeli Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

White Glazed Bandini Art Deco Fauns circa 1938 for Urbano Zaccagnini
By Mario Bandini, Urbano Zaccagnini
Located in Melbourne, AU
A pair of cherubic fauns, playing music. One sports a cupid's bow in one hand and blows a conch Horn. A quiver of cupid's arrows lies at his feet. The second faun accompanies on a ba...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Terracotta

Chrome Nautical Ship's Clinometer, W. Ludolph, 1980s
A chrome ship's clinometer made by world-renowned Wilhelm Ludolph/Institut Bremen of Germany and signed as such. These tilt gauges were used on vessels to measure the angular slant o...
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German Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Chrome

Teak Ship's Nautical Key Storage Cabinet, 1970s
A teak key storage cabinet lined with green felt and chrome hooks. The front door closes and locks. From a decommissioned ship, circa 1970s. A rare find. Complete with key and mounti...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Chrome Nautical Ship's Porthole Window Converted to Side Table, 1970s
An unusual rectangular shape original ship's porthole window complete with turn keys and hinge that still open the window. On a custom made base designed by us that can disassemble. ...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Chrome

Jean Claude Forest, Barbarella, 1967
First UK Edition, published by Transworld, 1967. Hilarious graphic novel by Jean-Claude Forest, who originally created the character in 1962 for V-Magazine. A young woman who travels...
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European Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Jerusalem Silver Book Binding by Yaakov Ettlinger
Tanach with silver binding, stamped, handmade with dedication handwritten and signed by the President of Israel, Shimon Peres. With the five Megillot, Sinai publishing, Tel Aviv. Gi...
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Israeli Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Aldo Tura Wooden Jewelry Box with Parchment and Golden Knob, 1950, Italy
By Aldo Tura
Located in Milano, IT
Aldo Tura wooden jewelry box with parchment and golden knob, 1950, Italy.
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Italian Other Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

South African Metal School Supply Box Inscribed in Hebrew
Metal school supply box sent by the South Africa Jewish Wars Appeal to the Wels displaced persons (DP) camp in Austria, 1947. Painted blue with white inscription and map of South Af...
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South African Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Green Gazed Earthenware Passover Seder Plate
Green glazed earthenware Passover Seder plate made by Jewish DPs in the Föhrenwald displaced persons camp. Decorated on the rim of the plate is a scene of slave laborers being for...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ceramic

Small Antique Brass Ships Wheel Tabletop Cigar Cutter circa 1920 Tobacco
Small antique brass ships wheel tabletop cigar cutter circa 1920. Hinged base cover opens for disposing the cigar tips. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, F...
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Art Nouveau Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Small Antique Brass Ships Wheel Tabletop Cigar Cutter, circa 1920
Small antique brass ships wheel tabletop cigar cutter circa 1920. Hinged base cover opens for disposing the cigar tips. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, F...
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Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Antique Six Hole Table Top Cigar German Cutter
Antique six hole tabletop cigar German utter. This is part of the personal collection purchased directly, from the estate of Jerry Terranova, Author of "Antique Cigar Cutter and Lig...
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German Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Cigar Cutter Brass Ship Engine Order Telegraph Tobacco Accessory
Cigar cutter brass ship engine order telegraph New York: Chas. Cory & Son, Inc., circa 1900. Pull the handle down to clip the end of your cigar. Excellent. 6”. This is part of the p...
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Folk Art Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Andrianna Shamaris Hand Carved Wooden Pipe
By Andrianna Shamaris
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand carved wooden pipe from Sumatra, circa 1950. Set on a minimalist black metal stand. This hand carved pipe was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philoso...
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Primitive Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Replogle Globes Chicago 1950s Papiermache, Wood and Metal World Globe
By Replogle Globes
Located in Valladolid, ES
Replogle globe have been making globes since 1920s, recognised as the worlds, leading manufactures of world globes, it has a well-earned reputation for its constant production and in...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Cyclist Sculpture by Manuel Felguerez Made for the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games
By Manuel Felguérez
Located in Mexico City, MX
Made for the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico by the renowned Artist Manuel Felguerez. Made out of welded iron.
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Mexican Sporting Art Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Roger Skeet, Jr. Native American Silversmith, Vintage Concho Belt
By Roger Skeet Jr.
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Vintage silver concho belt from the 1950s-1960s by Navaho Silversmith Roger Skeet, Jr. Nine hand stamped conchos measure 3” x 1.75”. The ketoh style buckled is 2.88” x 2”. The buc...
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Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Charlotte Perriand Mid-Century Modern Wood Arquitectural Piece, circa 1960
By Charlotte Perriand
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Arquitectural piece designed by Charlotte Perriand for Les Arcs France in 1960 In good original condition, preserving a beautiful patina, with minor wear consistent with age and u...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

"The Babe Ruth Story" by Babe Ruth, Signed and Inscribed, First Edition, 1948
Ruth, Babe and Bob Considine. The Babe Ruth Story. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1948. Signed and inscribed first edition. Later edition dust jacket and housed in custom archival cla...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

English Leather Cigarette Holder Case
A beautiful vintage English brown/tan leather and brass cigarette holder case, circa mid-20th century, England. Marked "Made in England" in image #7. Piece measures: 3.88" x 4.25". ...
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English Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Filigree 14-Karat White Gold and Diamond Art Deco Bracelet
Fine 14-karat white gold, diamond, and emerald glass Art Deco bracelet.
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Art Deco Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Multi-gemstone, Gold

Boeing Bi-Plan Wing Conference Table
Conference table, made from original structure of Boeing Bi-Plan Wing. Top in thick clear glass. Exceptional piece.
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French Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Hawker Hunter Model, circa 1955
A painted carved wooden model of a Hawker Hunter in RAF livery with an interesting provenance, circa 1955. The model is mounted on a wood and acrylic stand with engraved plaque and i...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Acrylic, Wood

Massive 1930s Oak Artist's Flat File
Solid oak construction with 10 flat drawers. The piece is comprised of two 5 drawer units that stack onto a sturdy footed base and a "drop in" top. Ten slim line drawers that have Ma...
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American Schoolhouse Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

'Frankenstein' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Belgian, 1950s
A spine chilling Belgian poster for a 1950s re-release of the Classic 1931 Universal horror 'Frankenstein,' the most iconic of the many film adaptations of Mary Shelley's chilling Go...
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Belgian Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Asprey Leather Cigar Case, circa 1930
By Asprey & Garrard Limited
Located in London, GB
Nice quality pig skin case divided inside to take up to four cigars. Marked Asprey on the leather and their makers mark on the 9-carat gold band together with hallmarks for London, c...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Gold

Audrey Hepburn 'My Fair Lady' Original Vintage Movie Poster, Czech, 1967
By Zdenek Kaplan
Located in London, GB
Although Western films were shown during the soviet era in the communist bloc, American publicity materials were banned, allowing the state-commissioned artists to operate with total...
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Czech Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

'Batman' Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster, 1966
"For the first time on the motion picture screen in color!" A fabulously kitsch and colorful US One Sheet poster for the first full length feature film of the DC Comics character Bat...
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American Post-Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Lockheed L-2000 Wind Tunnel Development Model, circa 1960
A rare scale model of the Lockheed L-2000 made for use in a wind-tunnel to assess aerodynamic characteristics, circa 1960. The model was made in brass which has developed a patina th...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

4 Designs, J.J.N.Exter, Dated 1940, Exhibited 'Rijksmuseum Amsterdam'
Four exceptional designs on cardboard for glass windows, by the Dutch artist J.J.N.Exter, dated 1940. They are part of 14 designs of the ‘Stations of the Cross’, exhibited at the Rij...
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Dutch Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Massive Oak Cabinet Custom Made Speakers by Olson, 1960s
By Olson
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
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...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

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