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Fantastic Bachelors' Friend Advertisement Sign c1940s
Fantastic Bachelors' Friend Advertisement Sign c1940s

9-1/2" W x 26-1/2" H

$275.00

Likely sold at your local department store, Bachelors' Friend Socks (or "Sox") were a tried and true brand that promised three important things to any bachelor: no more darning, 6 months of wear and plenty of selection for men of any size. This charming sign features wonderful mid-century graphic...

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Solid Oak Square-Backed Library Chair C1935
Solid Oak Square-Backed Library Chair C1935

$325.00

Comprised of solid oak, this sturdy armchair would have originally been found in a library or office space. As comfortable as it is sturdy, we recommend enjoying this piece in your home office or study, or perhaps using it as a unique dining chair.

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Wrought Iron Wire Work Stool C1930
Wrought Iron Wire Work Stool C1930

$195.00

Likely salvaged from a country store counter, this useful little stool features traditional wrought iron wire work in the base and a sturdy plywood seat. Use it for sitting or for setting, as it would make an unexpected and delightful entry table. Condition notes: The wrought iron is worn and c...

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Schoolhouse Chain Pendant W/ Rounded Opal Shade C1920
Schoolhouse Chain Pendant W/ Rounded Opal Shade C1920

$245.00

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 vented chain pendant, finished in Matte Antique, it is the proportion of the cap on the shadeholder that gives it just t...

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Charming Mid-Century Crystal Wall Sconce w/ Drops c1950
Charming Mid-Century Crystal Wall Sconce w/ Drops c1950

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$375.00 $300.00

At the same time that the Mid-Century Modern style was just beginning to evolve after WWII, there was a surge in popularity of crystal chandeliers and wall sconces that evoked all the European sparkle and luxury of decades past. This sweet little example could find a home in most any room of a tr...

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Interesting Early Schoolhouse Pendant w/2-Part Holder, c1922
Interesting Early Schoolhouse Pendant w/2-Part Holder, c1922

Quantities Available | Was $325

$234.99

With a look that is just a little more "old-fashioned" and interesting than your usual schoolhouse-type fixtures, this one has a distinctive two-part shadeholder and loop-to-loop connections at top and bottom to ensure a straight hang regardless of ceiling slope. Shade has a small hole in the bot...

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Solid Glass Porch Sconce C1940s
Solid Glass Porch Sconce C1940s

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$325.00 $260.00

This sweet porch sconce is made from a single piece of glass, cast in a metal mold. When illuminated, the entire sconce glows through the softly frosted glass, highlighting the geometric patterns molded into the "lantern." The glass front (the "lantern" and "backplate") of the piece connects to ...

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Solid Oak Library Chair by Milton Bradley c1925
Solid Oak Library Chair by Milton Bradley c1925

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$300.00

It turns out that Milton Bradley did more than make board games! This handsome and sturdily built library chair comes from the Milton Bradley line of educational furnishings, and it features a few charming details in its otherwise stoic design: namely, the carved seat and the ergonomically-shaped...

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Early Royal Typewriters Illuminated Sign c1915
Early Royal Typewriters Illuminated Sign c1915

$2,200.00

Classic and wonderfully weathered, this very early Royal Typewriters illuminated advertisement sign would once have hung in the window of a trusted Royal retailer. Produced by Robinson & Company, this "Colorglow" sign features a steel body (somewhat decorated by stamped ornate details on each...

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Classic Semi-Flush Mount W/Delicately Decorated Shade c1928
Classic Semi-Flush Mount W/Delicately Decorated Shade c1928

$365.00

Fixtures with beautiful painted and decorated shades were a hot trend as bolder, stronger colors swept interiors during the late 1920s and into the 1930s. Often combining Classical Revival roots and detailing with Historic Revival romance and warmth, common schoolhouse-type glass shapes were enha...

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Free_to_ship_bug Oblong Porcelain Cabinet Knob c1920s
Oblong Porcelain Cabinet Knob c1920s

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$12.00

A fresh look at the traditional porcelain cabinet knob, this oval pull would make an outstanding addition to a 1910s or 1920s bathroom or kitchen, among other uses.

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Set of 4 Classic Cast Iron Acorn-Tip Triple Hooks c1870
Set of 4 Classic Cast Iron Acorn-Tip Triple Hooks c1870

$80.00

Yet another one of those surprisingly early cast iron hook designs that proved so archetypal and so popular that it remained in production well into the 20th century, this straightforward yet elegant version of the acorn-tip triple hook is an absolute classic. Our examples probably date to the tu...

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Early 6-Drawer Globe Card Catalog Cabinet C1890
Early 6-Drawer Globe Card Catalog Cabinet C1890

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$650.00

Before Henry Yeiser joined forces with Otto Wernicke, he had already designed and patented the hugely popular Globe line of "elastic" office furniture. This beautiful solid and veneered oak cabinet is en example of Yeiser's early, pre-Wernicke pieces and it probably dates from about 1890. Survivi...

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Bead-Chain Fixture w/ Blue-Tinted Dual-Opacity Shade c1940
Bead-Chain Fixture w/ Blue-Tinted Dual-Opacity Shade c1940

$295.00

Bead-chain shades (the glass typically hangs from three ball-tipped bead chains) were popular from around 1935 into the early 1950s. The most common sizes were small 1-light fixtures used in bedrooms and hallways, especially as replacements for older obsolete styles. The shades are usually heavy ...

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Free_to_ship_bug Pair of 3 1/2 In Japanned Copper Hinges c1895
Pair of 3 1/2 In Japanned Copper Hinges c1895

$80.00

Simple and utilitarian, the finish on these 3 1/2" hinges is the real star: japanned copper, which has been oxydized over steel.

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Classic Bead-Chain Pendant with Dramatic Pressed Shade c1940
Classic Bead-Chain Pendant with Dramatic Pressed Shade c1940

$365.00

Bead-chain shades (the glass typically hangs from three ball-tipped bead chains) were popular from around 1935 into the early 1950s. The most common sizes were small 1-light fixtures used in bedrooms and hallways, especially as replacements for older obsolete styles, The shades are usually heavy ...

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3-Light Cup-Shade Chandelier c1935
3-Light Cup-Shade Chandelier c1935

$580.00

Blending old motifs and new ones, this 3-light chandelier has one foot in the traditional realm and one foot in the modern world – much like the 1930's decade itself. With its Streamline socket cups, delicate leafy armbacks and custard shades this chandelier would be great for a small dining roo...

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Classic 3-Light Cup-Shade Chandelier c1935
Classic 3-Light Cup-Shade Chandelier c1935

$580.00

Blending old motifs and new ones, this 3-light chandelier has one foot in the traditional realm and one foot in the modern world – much like the 1930's decade itself. With its Streamline socket cups, delicate leafy armbacks and custard shades this chandelier would be great for a small dining roo...

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 Pair of Colonial Curved Glass Wall Sconces c1940
Pair of Colonial Curved Glass Wall Sconces c1940

$550.00 $440.00

Ideal for any room that combines mid-century design elements with simplicity and elegance, this pair of molded glass sconces rely more on unique composition than ornamentation. We love the combination of the pink frosted curved glass shades with the delicate wheat design -- a classically mid-cent...

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Toledo Furniture Company Cafe Table w/ Oak Top c1915
Toledo Furniture Company Cafe Table w/ Oak Top c1915

$800.00

Made by the Toledo Metal Furniture Company, this folded steel cafe table features many of the famed Ohio furniture manufacture's trademarks, including the cabriole legs, diamond-shaped bracing and a nice baked-on black finish. Originally, these tables were marketed for soda shops and ice cream pa...

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Set of 6 Heywood Wakefield Library Chairs c1930s
Set of 6 Heywood Wakefield Library Chairs c1930s

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$1,750.00

While these perfectly aged oak Heywood Wakefield side chairs come to us from an early-century library, they would be a wonderful addition to your dining room where they could set the tone for a warm celebration. We love the simple, utilitarian design of these chairs, but are drawn to the book hol...

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20-Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet c1928
20-Drawer Oak Filing Cabinet c1928

$1,500.00

Salvaged from an early-century general or hardware store, this 20-drawer oak cabinet would have been used to organize the owners files. Simple and no-nonsense, the cabinet has few frills or decorations, just as simple maroon-toned stain, sash-lift style drawer pulls and brass label holders. The b...

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Turned Oak Tavern Chair c1910s
Turned Oak Tavern Chair c1910s

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$295.00

Comprised of perfectly weathered oak, this turned armchair was originally found in an Odd Fellows fraternal order hall. Note the hand-painted pin-striping details, the cove and bead-turned legs and spindles and the uniquely formed seat. Also note that these chairs have plenty of scratches and cra...

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Solid Oak Square-Backed Library Chair C1935
Solid Oak Square-Backed Library Chair C1935

$350.00

Comprised of solid oak, this sturdy armchair would have originally been found in a library or office space. As comfortable as it is sturdy, we recommend enjoying this piece in your home office or study, or perhaps using it as a unique dining chair.

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Enormous Oak Apothecary Cabinet c1910
Enormous Oak Apothecary Cabinet c1910

$4,800.00

Would you believe that this oak apothecary cabinet was once owned by James Bond? Well, it was! Barry Nelson, the first actor to portray 007 on television, used this enormous 15-drawer cabinet to store and organize his financial documents from the 1960's through the early 2000's. Recent history as...

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CHROME AND PORCELAIN BELL BUTTON, c1935
CHROME AND PORCELAIN BELL BUTTON, c1935

$55.00

These great chromed steel and porcelain bell buttons somehow have both modern and nostalgic appeal.

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Free_to_ship_bug PAIR OF 6IN UTILITY HINGES c1875
PAIR OF 6IN UTILITY HINGES c1875

$125.00

These cast-iron fixed-pin hinges are formidable – possibly even awe-inspiring.

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PAIR OF 4-3/8IN STEEL STEEPLE-TIP HINGES c1895
PAIR OF 4-3/8IN STEEL STEEPLE-TIP HINGES c1895

$50.00

Large steel steeple-tip hinges with five knuckles and a raw oxidized look. Salvaged from an old Portland building that was once a brothel. Loose pins can be removed. Can be used on doors of any swing.

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PAIR OF 3-7/8" STEEL STEEPLE-TIP HINGES c1895
PAIR OF 3-7/8" STEEL STEEPLE-TIP HINGES c1895

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$50.00

Large steel steeple-tip hinges with three knuckles and a raw oxidized look. Salvaged from an old Portland building that was once a brothel. Loose pins can be removed. Can be used on doors of any swing.

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Free_to_ship_bug FRANCIS KEIL & SON NOS CUPBOARD LATCHES c1920
FRANCIS KEIL & SON NOS CUPBOARD LATCHES c1920

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$30.00

From a large recent purchase of "new old stock" hardware, these classic and well-made period cupboard latches have smooth action a less common round twist-knob that features fine knurling around the rim for better grip. Original finish is in remarkable condition.

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FRANCIS KEIL & SON NOS CUPBOARD LATCHES c1920
FRANCIS KEIL & SON NOS CUPBOARD LATCHES c1920

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$40.00

From a large recent purchase of "new old stock" hardware, these classic and well-made period cupboard latches have smooth action a less common round twist-knob that features fine knurling around the rim for better grip. The hard-to-find original finish is a dark patina called Statuary Bronze.

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SET OF 6 NOS PLATED STEEL CRESCENT BIN PULLS
SET OF 6 NOS PLATED STEEL CRESCENT BIN PULLS

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$60.00

Here's an opportunity we aren't able to offer very often - about as many "new old stock" bin pulls in one of the most popular designs and hardest-to-find period finishes as you could ever want. Thanks to a great recent buy, we have over 400 of these great crescent bin pulls available, in plated s...

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PAIR OF BRONZE BAR SASH LIFTS c1930
PAIR OF BRONZE BAR SASH LIFTS c1930

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$18.00

Classic pair of bronze bar sash lifts, typical on the lower sash of double-hung windows through much of the 20th century. Can also be used as drawer pulls.

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PAIR OF BRONZE BAR SASH LIFTS c1930
PAIR OF BRONZE BAR SASH LIFTS c1930

$20.00

Classic pair of bronze bar sash lifts, typical on the lower sash of double-hung windows through much of the 20th century. Can also be used as drawer pulls.

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EARLY OAK and PORCELAIN PUSHBUTTON c1900
EARLY OAK and PORCELAIN PUSHBUTTON c1900

$75.00

While we can’t speak to how old this specific example is, the style is consistent with wood-type bell buttons that were popular from the late 1800s well into the 1900s – a great older style bell button.

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Free_to_ship_bug COLONIAL REVIVAL BEADED OVAL DOOR SET, C1910
COLONIAL REVIVAL BEADED OVAL DOOR SET, C1910

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$125.00

Simple yet decorative Colonial Revival door hardware like this beaded oval design was used in countless bungalows, foursquares and Dutch Colonials from the turn of the century well into the 1920s, regardless of the style of the house. Though these particular sets show the authentic wear of a cent...

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Barrel-Back Oak Tavern Chair c1910s
Barrel-Back Oak Tavern Chair c1910s

$295.00

Comprised of perfectly weathered oak, this turned armchair was originally found in an Odd Fellows fraternal order hall. Note the hand-painted pin-striping details, the cove and bead-turned legs and spindles and the uniquely formed seat. Also note that these chairs have plenty of scratches and cra...

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Free_to_ship_bug Pair of Copper Plated Trunk Hinges c1940
Pair of Copper Plated Trunk Hinges c1940

$40.00

This petite pair of copper-plated steel hinges are slightly inset and were likely meant as trunk of furniture hinges, although they appear to be NOS (New Old Stock). Simple, utilitarian forms, ready to serve any project need.

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Small Nickel-Plated Scissor Arm Bathroom Mirror c1925
Small Nickel-Plated Scissor Arm Bathroom Mirror c1925

8-1/2" W x 10" H

$275.00

At 8-1/2" x 10," this sweet little vanity mirror is the perfect size for an apartment or guest bathroom. The oval mirror has a wonderful bevel and swinging arm extends from 6" to 19". The nickel-plated finish is quite aged, as is the silvering in the mirror (see all photo for details), which only...

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6-Drawer Oak Globe Card Catalog Cabinet c1890
6-Drawer Oak Globe Card Catalog Cabinet c1890

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$495.00

Before Henry Yeiser joined forces with Otto Wernicke, he had already designed and patented the hugely popular Globe line of "elastic" office furniture. This beautiful solid and veneered oak cabinet is en example of Yeiser's early, pre-Wernicke pieces and it probably dates from about 1890. Survivi...

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2-Drawer Oak Card Catalog Cabinet c1930
2-Drawer Oak Card Catalog Cabinet c1930

$250.00

It's the sort of cabinet we pine for -- although it's made of oak. This little card catalog features two 15" long drawers, each perfectly proportioned to vertically-positioned 5x7 index cards or photographs. Wonderful character in the wood on all sides and great brass hardware, including a label...

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P&S Alabax Porcelain Flush Mount C1936
P&S Alabax Porcelain Flush Mount C1936

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$475.00

The Pass & Seymour Inc. line of Alabax lighting promised a fixture that would not tarnish, rust or stain -- because it was made entirely of porcelain. These stark and utilitarian flush mount fixtures have a wonderful modern shape that, finished with a bright glaze, emits as much light as any ...

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Petite Three-Legged Round Butcher Block C1925
Petite Three-Legged Round Butcher Block C1925

$1,250.00

Set atop three carved and turned wooden legs, this rustic butcher block bears all the (literal) marks of years of service. We love how worn and hammered it is, showing that it has enjoyed a lifetime of work before coming into our restoration shop. The block itself is made from a single slice of h...

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Dark-Stained Maple Library Chair c1935
Dark-Stained Maple Library Chair c1935

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$225.00

Comprised of solid maple and finished with a dark stain, this sturdy chair would have originally been found in a library or office space. As comfortable as it is sturdy, we recommend enjoying this piece in your home office or study, or perhaps using it as a unique dining chair. Quantities on ha...

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