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It’s that time of year! School is back in session and we have all of the vintage and one-of-a-kind finds you need to start this semester off on the right foot. From unique pieces of rustic instructional decor, to classroom-ready restored lighting, there is something in this collection for every student and life-long learner.

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Convertible Children's Desk W/ Chalkboard by Lewytoy C1950
Convertible Children's Desk W/ Chalkboard by Lewytoy C1950

$325.00

Patented by the Lewyt Corporation in 1945, this incredible children's desk became one of the hallmark's of the "Lewytoy" line. We love the bright, bubbly color, the modern styling and the added storage offered by the shelves on the right side, but its the unique purpose of this piece that really ...

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Hysterical Framed No Spitting Sign C1935
Hysterical Framed No Spitting Sign C1935

$300.00

Cleanliness was the highest order of the day, according to this sign, which advised the readers that spitting and "throwing of refuse" were prohibited by Law. A fantastic relic from a communal meeting space, this sign comes with the period frame, which has pre-drilled holes, making this sign read...

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Early Industrial Factory Stool C1920
Early Industrial Factory Stool C1920

$225.00

This old factory stool has it all: a sturdy oak seat, a solid steel base and (best of all) wonderfully worn finish on the wood and metal. The patina found on this piece is the stuff dreams are made of: impossible to replicate, although many try to. At 20" tall, this stool is a great addition to y...

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Blue and Yellow United Tool Company Cabinet C1955
Blue and Yellow United Tool Company Cabinet C1955

$200.00

This fantastic mid-sized cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, painted with great decals and colors, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add mid-century industrial fun to any room...

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Antiqued Steel Schoolhouse Pendant, C1930
Antiqued Steel Schoolhouse Pendant, C1930

$325.00

Another example of the basic schoolhouse fixture in its most simple and classic form, this chain pendant has been stripped down to raw steel and given a light antiqued patina for a different, more industrial look. The pendant or semi-flush lights often called "schoolhouse fixtures" are defined b...

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Denoyer-Geppert Slated Human Skeleton Chart C1965
Denoyer-Geppert Slated Human Skeleton Chart C1965

$750.00

We are in love with slated globes and maps and we hope you are, too. This fantastic mid-century teaching chart was produced by Cartocraft with the help of Denoyer-Geppert, the leading manufacturer of slated "project-program" learning tools. At 6' tall, this will become an impressive and dominatin...

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Mid-Century O.C. White Task Lamp
Mid-Century O.C. White Task Lamp

$425.00

A gently patinaed example of O.C. White's later style of adjustable industrial task light, with lever switch and double-layer heat-shield shade, finished in dark gray paint. Ideal as a bookshelf light, mounted over your workbench, bedstead or in your reading nook.

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Incredible Denoyer-Geppert Desk Top Globe C1940s
Incredible Denoyer-Geppert Desk Top Globe C1940s

$1,500.00

Can you find Franz Josef Land? Industrial teaching globes always play hard to get, so we were thrilled to locate this one. This rarity was manufactured by the Denoyer Geppert Company of Chicago, Illinois, one of the U.S.'s oldest publisher of educational maps, globes and geographical materials. O...

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Set of 4 Plastic Saddle Seat Toledo Chairs C1950s
Set of 4 Plastic Saddle Seat Toledo Chairs C1950s

$1,360.00

This set of iconic Toledo factory chairs features many wonderful and recognizable traits: their patented adjustable height column, molded plastic saddle seats and hard rubber casters. The plastic seats look barely used and the baked on black enamel finish is perfectly worn, showing just a hint of...

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Set of 3 Cast Iron "Elephant Trunk" Coat Hooks, c1910
Set of 3 Cast Iron "Elephant Trunk" Coat Hooks, c1910

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$50.00

The "elephant trunk" coat hook is familiar to many of us from school days. This pair still sports a great deal of the original japanned black surface over the cast iron.

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Schoolhouse Pendant W/Dual Opacity Shade, C1935
Schoolhouse Pendant W/Dual Opacity Shade, C1935

$325.00

Countless simple chain pendants with "schoolhouse"-style shades like this one were sold in the 1930s for banks, stores, theaters, factories and schools. This example has a special twist in the dual-glass shade, which utilizes a white or opal lower half for glare-free diffusion, and a softly trans...

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Bright Blue Locker Bay C1965
Bright Blue Locker Bay C1965

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$1,100.00

Enjoy the nostalgia while your guests unbundle and hang their hats and stow their boots in this fantastic relic of PS Americana. This bay of 6 bright blue lockers is just the thing to create order from a chaotic work room, mud room or entry hall. Check with customer services for available quant...

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Salvaged Toledo Typing Desk Base W/ Reclaimed Wood Top C1935
Salvaged Toledo Typing Desk Base W/ Reclaimed Wood Top C1935

$550.00

Some old dogs can learn new tricks. This beautifully finished Toledo typing desk base has been given new life with the addition of a slab of reclaimed fir. The piece offers a buttery smooth work surface, as well as convertible legs that allow the desk to become mobile with the flip of a handle. W...

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Rare AJ Nystrom Slated Teaching Globe C1940s
Rare AJ Nystrom Slated Teaching Globe C1940s

$1,800.00

Can you find Franz Josef Land? Industrial teaching globes always play hard to get, so we were thrilled to locate this one. This rarity was manufactured by A.J. Nystrom & Co. of Chicago Illinois, the U.S.'s oldest publisher of educational maps, globes and geographical materials. Often called "...

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Industrial O.C. White Adjustable Wall or Desk Lamp C1950
Industrial O.C. White Adjustable Wall or Desk Lamp C1950

$750.00

O.C. White's patented adjustable work lights are some of the most desirable industrial fixtures on the market. Among the company's many dozens of models and configurations, this fine wall or desk-mounting design offers exceptional reach and features great sea foam green accents. Based in Worces...

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Cole Steel Multi-Drawer Cabinet C1960
Cole Steel Multi-Drawer Cabinet C1960

$650.00

Imagine how organized you'll be with the help of this fantastic mid-century filing cabinet. Manufactured by Cole Steel, this unit boasts 18 drawers, each with their own aluminum drawer pull and label slot. While we have stacked up the 6 bays onto the original baked-on green base, you can also un...

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Classic Brass Coat Hooks, c1910
Classic Brass Coat Hooks, c1910

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$20.00

Lovely lacquered Brass double coat hooks in a classic and popular shape.

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Farquhar Transparent Lucite Celestial Globe C1977
Farquhar Transparent Lucite Celestial Globe C1977

$750.00

Every component of this stunning celestial globe is made from lucite, including the modern base with built-in compass. The globe is date 1977, and was produced by Robert Farquhar of Philadelphia, PA. This specimen features a special "Earth-in-Space" design, allowing the globe within to be turned ...

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Hand Painted Lunching Prohibited Sign C1930s
Hand Painted Lunching Prohibited Sign C1930s

$300.00

Snacking? Fine. Supping? Also okay. As long as there's no lunching in "this room," the maker of this delightful sign will be satisfied. We love the primitive but proud nature of this piece, which features hand-lettering on a faux birch bark background. A fantastic piece of early-century utilitari...

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Stylishly Simple Schoolhouse Pendant, c1925
Stylishly Simple Schoolhouse Pendant, c1925

$265.00

With the formula for schoolhouse-style lighting as simple as it is, it doesn't take much to add a little character and distinction to the basic form. In the case of this sturdy chain pendant, finished in Matte Antique Brass, it is the proportion of the cap on the shadeholder that gives it just th...

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Weathered Workshop Stool by Lyon C1920s
Weathered Workshop Stool by Lyon C1920s

$275.00

This old factory stool has it all: a sturdy oak seat, a solid folded steel base and (best of all) wonderfully worn finish on the wood and metal. The patina found on this piece is the stuff dreams are made of: impossible to replicate, although many try to. At 24" tall, this stool is a great additi...

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Salvage Toledo Typing Desk Base W/ Reclaimed Oak Top
Salvage Toledo Typing Desk Base W/ Reclaimed Oak Top

$800.00

Some old dogs can learn new tricks. This beautifully finished Toledo typing desk base has been given new life with the addition of two slabs of reclaimed quarter-sawn Oregon white oak. The piece offers two working surface levels, as well as convertible legs that allow the desk to become mobile wi...

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Unusual Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925
Unusual Schoolhouse Chain Pendant, c1925

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$365.00

This schoolhouse chain pendant is such an archetype of its era that we essentially reproduced it with our Baldwin. It is the lovely and unusual schoolhouse shade that sets this example apart. If you were looking for a classic yet slightly different example of schoolhouse lighting, this would be a...

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Rare O.C. White Model 1G Adjustable Wall Bracket, c1910
Rare O.C. White Model 1G Adjustable Wall Bracket, c1910

$2,100.00

O.C. White's patented adjustable work lights are some of the most desirable industrial fixtures on the market. Among the company's many dozens of models and configurations, this fine wall-mounting design offers exceptional reach and includes the very rare G wall swivel bracket. Based in Worcester...

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Giant White Enamel ART Sign C1940s
Giant White Enamel ART Sign C1940s

$1,200.00

Comprised of three four-foot-tall porcelain enameled letters, this vintage ART sign is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, each letter was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letters are worn and ...

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Ornate Oak and Iron Library Stand C1890s
Ornate Oak and Iron Library Stand C1890s

$950.00

This impressive contraption folds, swivels, lifts, collapses and can be disassembled for transport. It is a completely adjustable book stand, designed for the portability. Built to accommodate books of all shapes and sizes, the oak panels open, close and spread so that the book is always supporte...

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McCrosky "Searchlight" Universal Lamp Bracket, c1915
McCrosky "Searchlight" Universal Lamp Bracket, c1915

$1,800.00

The "Searchlight" Universal Lamp Bracket was manufactured by the McCrosky Reamer Company, Incorporated (a.k.a. McCrosky Tool Corporaton) of Meadville, Penn. as an articulated task light for workbench or machine mounting. With its quirky yet durable construction, 60" operating range, and unusual ...

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Pair of Vintage Oak Children's Folding Chairs C1930s
Pair of Vintage Oak Children's Folding Chairs C1930s

$120.00

Salvaged from a busy meeting hall, this pair of children's oak folding chairs is sturdy enough to seat young guests at the kid's table, yet versatile enough to be stowed away easily. Simplicity and functionality are the keys here, but these chairs also bring style and history to the table. Sold a...

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Original Finish Adjustable Cast Iron Desk Lamp, c1930
Original Finish Adjustable Cast Iron Desk Lamp, c1930

$225.00

Desk lamps like this one, with decorative cast iron bases, flexible conduit stems, and classic parabolic reflector shades, were common for a long period of time, from the 1920s well into the 1950s. This one has enough wear and tear - or should we say "character and patina" - to convince anyone it...

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End of the Trail Copper Plated Bookends
End of the Trail Copper Plated Bookends

$125.00

Ideal for any small book shelf, these picturesque copper-plated bookends feature a rendition of James Earle Fraser's often copied End of the Trail statue, in which he depicted a mourning Native American. This pair of wonderfully mid-century book ends are the perfect companion to any cowpoke's li...

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Adjustable/Collapsible "Handilamp" Metal Desk Light, C1935
Adjustable/Collapsible "Handilamp" Metal Desk Light, C1935

$325.00

The "Handilamp" is a small but charming desk light popular among collectors of classic industrial fixtures. We'll let the copy from an original ad from the 1937 Hatfield Supply Company catalog in our archive speak for itself: "Handilamp - The Little Lamp of 1,000 Uses. A collapsible, portable la...

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Good Form Aluminum Armchair C1962
Good Form Aluminum Armchair C1962

$325.00

This handsome aluminum armchair features many of the characteristics that made Good Form such a successful furniture maker in the mid 20th century: the vertical slatted backrest, the sturdy green vinyl upholstery (still intact here) and the clean modern lines. The most remarkable aspect of these ...

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