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Flashing Carnival Light, c1960
Flashing Carnival Light, c1960

$450.00

Can you smell the popcorn? Hear the whoosh of the roller coaster? Feel the sawdust under your feet? It may be the spell this little light casts. A survivor from a mid-century carnival, it still cheers and excites as its multicolored bulbs wink on and off. Even when unlit, it brings a playful ai...

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Apothecary Trade Sign, c1880
Apothecary Trade Sign, c1880

$2,800.00

You may not be mixing your own poultices or tonics, but no matter: the pharmacist is in! This wonderful antique mortar and pestle would have been mounted outside an apothecary in the late 1800s, telegraphing the shop's purpose to the literate and illiterate alike. We like to imagine it in a new ...

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Galvanized-Tin Roof Finial, c1885
Galvanized-Tin Roof Finial, c1885

$375.00

If, like us, you yearn to bring tokens of the past into your present, here's a piece destined to take any collection of architectural salvage over the top. We don't know its exact provenance, but it would have capped an edifice of some significance in 1885 – possibly a courthouse, school, or mer...

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Damage Control Phone, c1944
Damage Control Phone, c1944

$750.00

Ah, wouldn't it be wonderful a simple telephone call was enough to put everything to rights? While this "Damage Control Telephone" is no longer operable, it is a fascinating remnant of marine history. Based on the handwritten tag that came with it, our salvage sleuths speculate that the phone ca...

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Orange Kist Thermometer, c1937
Orange Kist Thermometer, c1937

$300.00

Kist Beverages was founded in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1929. Orange Kist was one of its most popular soda offerings (which also included Blue BIrd and Jumbo A Super Cola), described in a 1933 ad as "pure, healthful and wholesome." Doubtless the company handed out this thermometer to shop owner...

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Plinth and Corner Blocks, c.1885
Plinth and Corner Blocks, c.1885

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$140.00

Beautiful, unique Eastlake details for a period home's doorway. Made of Douglas Fir. Note: Some chipping and nailholes, the most severe of which is visible in the photo. All pieces have been cleaned of paint. $('#order_cart_line_item_quantity').attr('disabled','disabled');

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"APPLY AT OFFICE" Stamped Steel Sign, c1950
"APPLY AT OFFICE" Stamped Steel Sign, c1950

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$35.00

Retro painted stamped steel sign from a recent lot purchase. We don't know how old these signs are, but figure probably the 1950s. Just one of many different examples we got in this fun buy. Act now while limited supplies last - they don't make signs like this anymore. $('#order_cart_line_ite...

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Locksmith Trade Sign, c1940
Locksmith Trade Sign, c1940

$750.00

While the key to happiness may be elusive, you could certainly do yourself a good turn with this vintage hand-painted sign. Salvaged from a 1940s locksmith's shop, it still has its original paint and mounting brackets.

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Chip-Carved Cedar Cartouche, c.1880
Chip-Carved Cedar Cartouche, c.1880

$150.00

An architectural gem salvaged from a Portland building, this piece was made by chip carving. Also called spoon carving, this painstaking woodworking technique uses a small knife to chip out small pieces of wood to create a larger decorative design. You can see and feel the expert hand of the car...

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Carved Cedar Corbel, c.1880s
Carved Cedar Corbel, c.1880s

$225.00

You can't help but want to run your hands over this extraordinary piece of salvage. It came off of an early 1900s Portland building, where it was likely part of a larger ornamental scheme involving pediments and columns. Made of carved raw cedar, the volute (or scrollwork) wears its years proudl...

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Carved Ionic Capital, c1880s
Carved Ionic Capital, c1880s

$425.00

This hefty specimen was salvaged from a Portland building, where it has resided since the last century. Carved egg-and-dart and scrolled motifs reveal its Ionic heritage. The raw cedar shows some signs of drying and age, such as chips and cracks (if you'd been around for more than a century, you...

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Fraternal Order Obelisk, c.1950
Fraternal Order Obelisk, c.1950

$300.00

The Order of DeMolay was founded in Missouri in 1919 for young men of faith and virtue. One peculiarity of the organization: advisors are referred to as "Dad." Another peculiarity: this painted wood obelisk, which might have guarded the entrance to meetings. The inset glass panel once had a ligh...

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Aluminum "No" Sign
Aluminum "No" Sign

$160.00

Are prohibitions easier to swallow when presented on a cheerful canary-yellow background? We're not sure, but there's something winning about this bossy little sign. Judging by the content, we suspect it was posted in front of a public building or park at a time when cars had not fully replaced ...

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15" Stripped Mahogany Turned Baluster, c1900
15" Stripped Mahogany Turned Baluster, c1900

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$80.00

Beautifully proportioned and elegantly stripped of paint and varnish, this bare mahogany turned baluster would make a gorgeous architectural design element or candle stand (if properly fireproofed) suitable for most any decor.

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23" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900
23" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900

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$150.00

Beautifully proportioned and elegantly stripped of paint and varnish, this bare wood spindle features turned, fluted, gadrooned and spiral molded sections that would make it a gorgeous architectural design element or candle stand (if properly fireproofed) suitable for most any decor. Note slight...

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23" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900
23" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900

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$150.00

Beautifully proportioned and elegantly stripped of paint and varnish, this bare wood spindle features turned, fluted, gadrooned and spiral molded sections that would make it a gorgeous architectural design element or candle stand (if properly fireproofed) suitable for most any decor.

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28" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900
28" Stripped Wooden Turned & Carved Spindle, c1900

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$150.00

Beautifully proportioned and elegantly stripped of paint and varnish, this bare wood spindle features turned, fluted, gadrooned and spiral molded sections that would make it a gorgeous architectural design element or candle stand (if properly fireproofed) suitable for most any decor.

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Exceptional Early Cast Iron No Trespassing Sign, c1870
Exceptional Early Cast Iron No Trespassing Sign, c1870

$900.00

This is one of those items that occasionally comes through our salvage department that gets us all atwitter and we debate whether to sell it all. Found underneath the foundation of a Portland building originally built for the railroad in 1876, it is our assumption that this sign must have come f...

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Vintage Bottle Opener
Vintage Bottle Opener

Wall Mount

$24.00

We're offering a limited number of these vintage bottle openers, discovered in a beer distributor's warehouse. They celebrate Grand Prize Lager, the product of a Texas brewery owned by famed eccentric Howard Hughes. This cast-aluminum bottle opener was made by an American company that ha...

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Hand Carved Mermaid Figurehead C1940s
Hand Carved Mermaid Figurehead C1940s

$2,200.00

This breathtaking beauty comes to us from the oldest family owned restaurant in Portland, the Dan and Louis Oyster Bar. The Oyster Bar was first founded in 1907 and by the 1920's was a favorite haunt of Portland journalists. This hand-carved mermaid was once positioned as the figurehead on a gall...

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Vintage Tapered Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s
Vintage Tapered Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s

$5,500.00

Red and rusty, this vintage light up marquee sign features eleven flashing lights on either side, pointing the way to your destination. Perfect for a commercial retail or restaurant space, this sign comes outfitted with all new sockets and a new six foot black plastic cord. 22 yellow light bulbs ...

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Simmons Faux Wood Grain Metal Dresser C1930s
Simmons Faux Wood Grain Metal Dresser C1930s

$2,200.00

Durable and fire proof, Simmons brand furnishings were best known for their unique faux bois finish. This stunning example features ornate quarter-sawn oak faux grain and the original streamline chrome hardware. A fantastic pre-war element for home or retail use. This piece ships by Truck deliv...

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Monumental Cast Iron Street Lamp Finial C1900
Monumental Cast Iron Street Lamp Finial C1900

$275.00

Salvaged from a 19th-century street lamp that once lined the boulevards of Detroit , this monumental cast iron finial depicts a pineapple, the classical symbol of hospitality. A wonderful and original conversation piece, perfectly chipped and weathered by a century in the elements.

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Vintage Black Horse Amusement Park Mask C1930s
Vintage Black Horse Amusement Park Mask C1930s

$1,300.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of playful history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, real horse hyde and imagination, this dashing stead is also comprised of nearly a century of children's laughter. One of those rare pie...

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Majestic Folk Art Eagle Statue C1960
Majestic Folk Art Eagle Statue C1960

$1,200.00

Is there anything more American than a chainsaw sculpture of a proud eagle? This incredible piece of folk art demonstrates some of the styles and techniques of early chainsaw artists, particularly the dramatic cross-hatching on the chest and wings. An unparalleled piece of Americana, and a must h...

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Golden Wedding Whiskey Marquee Sign C1935
Golden Wedding Whiskey Marquee Sign C1935

$600.00

Originally distilled in Pittsburgh, PA by Joseph S. Finch, Golden Wedding Whiskey became one of Schenley Beverages best selling liquors by the 1950's. This delightful light-up marquee sign dates from the mid-1930's (before Golden Wedding changed its logo to a bride and groom). The reverse hand-pa...

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Weathered Motorcycle Seat Carcass C1940s
Weathered Motorcycle Seat Carcass C1940s

$200.00

Rust, steel and springs. This industrial work of art is actually the carcass of a 1940's motorcycle seat. A fantastic and unique piece of rustic wall decor that is sure to be a conversation piece in any home.

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Antique Metal Bingo Ball Dispenser C1950s
Antique Metal Bingo Ball Dispenser C1950s

$350.00

The sculptural design of this antique Bingo Ball Dispenser reminds us of the Eiffel Tower. The wire cage, which is covered in a rubber coating to muffle the sound of the wooden balls that once tumbled inside, spins with a turn of the bakelite handle. A great conversation piece, perfect for a them...

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 Antique Chrome Wire Dice Tumbler C1920
Antique Chrome Wire Dice Tumbler C1920

$200.00

Luck be a lady. With a turn of the handle, three bakelite dice tumble around this chrome wire cage, deciding the next players fate. Perfect for display, decor or as part of any collectors trove of vintage games.

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Hand Wrought Olympic Log Master Andirons C1915
Hand Wrought Olympic Log Master Andirons C1915

$1,200.00

Hand forged by the Olympic Log Masters, this pair of iron andirons features beautifully stylized rams heads. Although they date to the early 20th century, these andirons would make a stately addition to any hearth.

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Ornate Federal Brass Andirons C1820
Ornate Federal Brass Andirons C1820

$2,000.00

This pair of New England cast brass andirons dates back to the period of 1810-1820 and comes with all of the wonderful symmetry and stately simplicity of the Federal period. Good condition with excellent aged patina, suitable for any style home. The log stops may have been replaced at a later date.

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Gilt Cast Iron Craftsman Andirons C1910s
Gilt Cast Iron Craftsman Andirons C1910s

$500.00

This pair of cast iron andirons features a gilt finish and simple composition. The texture is meant to resemble forge and hammer marks, implying that these were made by hand, rather than cast from a pattern. These would have been typical in an American Arts and Crafts bungalow in the 1910's and '...

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Replica of FDRs Timberline Lodge Chair C1960s
Replica of FDRs Timberline Lodge Chair C1960s

$1,800.00

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt visited Oregon in 1937 to commemorate Timberline Lodge, a product of his Works Projects Administration. Disabled by polio, the President was careful to never appear in his wheelchair in public. He therefore required an armchair to sit in for support. There w...

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Vintage Galvanized Storage Basket
Vintage Galvanized Storage Basket

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$75.00

Produced by Kautt & Bux in the 1930's to hold parts for their electrical motor manufacture, these perforated galvanized bins are perfect for organizing your everyday necessaries. With a label slot on the front and handles on the top and back, these stackable bins bring history and utility to ...

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19th Century Ferris Wheel Chair
19th Century Ferris Wheel Chair

$425.00

Rustic and delightful, this tiny hand built and hand painted carriage would have spun through the air on a small Ferris Wheel. Painted with scrolls and flowers, the bench is made of simple wooden slats, which would have originally been covered with cushions. A great decorative element that would ...

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Mid-Century Fresh Nd Aire Table Fan C1948
Mid-Century Fresh Nd Aire Table Fan C1948

$425.00

Get ready to be blown away by this massive desk fan, brought to you by Fresh'Nd Aire, one of America's favorite World War II-era fan producers. Known affectionately as "Freshy's," Fresh'Nd Aire fans feature propeller-like blades and ornate cages that were meant to eliminate back drafts. This mid-...

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Raw Industrial Angle Iron Machinists Stool C1930
Raw Industrial Angle Iron Machinists Stool C1930

$250.00

Salvaged from a factory floor, this stool features simple angle iron composition and two seat levels, which would have allowed the machinist to work his machine from two different vantage points. The handy lower stool swivels in and out on a charmingly crude hinge. The perfect, industrial additio...

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Fully Restored Red and White Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s
Fully Restored Red and White Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s

$5,000.00

This brightly colored arrow marquee sign has been fully restored (that includes a fresh coat of paint and a new flasher). With 27 flashing light bulbs on either side, this vision of red and white is sure to grab anyone's attention, just as it did 60 years ago. Comes with new 6 foot black plastic ...

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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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Wooden Foundry Cog Pattern C1930
Wooden Foundry Cog Pattern C1930

$250.00

Once used to sand-cast a solid metal version, this industrial foundry pattern makes a fantastic piece of wall decor today. Details of interest include the hand-painted pattern number and the stamped metal tag used to identify the piece and where it would have fit into its corresponding machine.

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Vintage Garage Parts Sorter c1960
Vintage Garage Parts Sorter c1960

$75.00

Straight from your grandfather's garage, this mid-century parts sorter spins on a pivot so that you can organize and display all of your prized possessions. Twelve jars screw into the central axis that can be fixed to any wall in your home by the metal bar. We love the chipped red paint, which is...

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Industrial Green Metal Parts Cabinet C1930
Industrial Green Metal Parts Cabinet C1930

$90.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn green paint, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add character to any room. Each drawer boasts a ...

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Charles and Ray Eames Molded Plywood Leg Splint C1942
Charles and Ray Eames Molded Plywood Leg Splint C1942

$1,200.00

The precursor to modern molded wood furniture design, this leg splint was commissioned from Charles and Ray Eames by the United States Navy in World War II. The goal of the project was to design something lightweight, modular and inexpensive and the Eames Splint was all that and more. This origin...

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Vintage Grey Horse Masquerade Mask C1920s
Vintage Grey Horse Masquerade Mask C1920s

$1,500.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of playful history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 masks from an historic family costume shop. Hand made from paper mache, velvet and imagination, this jolly mare is also comprised of nearly a century of laughter. Beautifully crafted, this ...

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Vintage Wolf Masquerade Mask C1930s
Vintage Wolf Masquerade Mask C1930s

$1,200.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of playful history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, faux fur and imagination, this Wolf is also comprised of nearly a century of children's laughter. The construction dates from before Wo...

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Vintage Donkey Amusement Park Mask C1930s
Vintage Donkey Amusement Park Mask C1930s

$1,000.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of amusement park history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, faux fur and imagination, this Donkey is also comprised of nearly a half a century of children's laughter. The construction dat...

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 Vintage Lion Amusement Park Mask C1930s
Vintage Lion Amusement Park Mask C1930s

$1,500.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of amusement park history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, salvaged fur coat fox tails and imagination, this Lion is also comprised of nearly a century of children's laughter. One of thos...

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Vintage Stork Amusement Park Mask C1930s
Vintage Stork Amusement Park Mask C1930s

$1,200.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of amusement park history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, faux fur and imagination, this Stork is also comprised of nearly a half a century of children's laughter. The construction dates...

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Vintage Chipmunk Amusement Park Mask C1930s
Vintage Chipmunk Amusement Park Mask C1930s

$1,200.00

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This piece of amusement park history comes to us as part of a collection of 20 carnival mascot heads. Hand crafted from paper mache, faux fur and imagination, this Chipmunk is also comprised of nearly a half a century of children's laughter. One of those rare p...

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Pair of New Old Stock Enamel Restroom Signs C1930s
Pair of New Old Stock Enamel Restroom Signs C1930s

$425.00

These green and white rest room signs are in near perfect New Old Stock (NOS) condition. While they would have been at home a service station rest stop in the 1930's, today they are great relics of mid-century materials and design. Sold as a pair.

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Hand Painted Auto Body Shop Sign C1920
Hand Painted Auto Body Shop Sign C1920

$300.00

We hope these guys were the busiest auto body shop in town with a phone number like that! This deliciously rustic sign features hand-painted lettering on a matte black painted background, all mounted on a weathered wooden frame.

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Antique STOP Sign w/ Reflective Marbles C1940s
Antique STOP Sign w/ Reflective Marbles C1940s

$225.00

The STOP sign with reflective marbles is the holy grail of automotive memorabilia collecting. This weathered heavy-guage steel specimen has the added bonus of showing its age through worn and rusted enamel.

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Enamel Country Club Ginger Ale Sign C1940
Enamel Country Club Ginger Ale Sign C1940

$325.00

Country Club Ginger Ale was once the drink of choice in its hometown of Springfield, MA. Brewed to drink while playing a few holes, Country Club also sold a line of golf equipment made especially for women. This bright orange enamel sign comes with plenty of character. The enamel has been chipped...

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Depression Era Milk Producers Union License Plate Cover C1935
Depression Era Milk Producers Union License Plate Cover C1935

$150.00

This dapper little signs covers a lot of territory: union history, farm life, automobile decor and Depression-Era design. A proud member of the Dairymen's League Co-op would have displayed this above his license plate. Our favorite part is the slogan: Drink Milk for Health.

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A. A. Horsfeldt Real Estate Sign C1940s
A. A. Horsfeldt Real Estate Sign C1940s

$125.00

Own a piece of Portland property with this mid-century A.A. Horsfeldt sign. Alva Arthur Horsfeldt was one of Portland's most prolific real estate brokers and a beloved civil servant. Love this sign for the history it carries with it, as well as the great mid-century fonts and graphics.

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Fourteen Foot Sinclair Oil Sign C1940
Fourteen Foot Sinclair Oil Sign C1940

$1,800.00

Founded in 1916, Sinclair Oil would become one of the most graphically iconic companies of the 20th century. This enormous sign with its dramatically shadowed letters measures 14 feet long, and is comprised of two seven foot lengths of porcelain over stamped steel. A must-have addition to any col...

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Industrial Green Painted Operating Room Stool C1920s
Industrial Green Painted Operating Room Stool C1920s

$250.00

This handsome stool from the William V. Willis Co. features a fantastic green chipped finish, which exposes the cast iron below the paint. The familiar shape is most noticeable for the cabriole legs. The seat raises up and down with a turn, taking this stool seamlessly from dining height to count...

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Industrial Wood and Steel Brick Mold Tray C1930s
Industrial Wood and Steel Brick Mold Tray C1930s

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$195.00

We love the weathered patina of these vintage industrial wood and steel brick molds. Used to rapidly manufacture bricks for constructing homes and commercial buildings in the 1920's and 1930's, this brick mold tray would be great as a unique wall-hanging shelf or wall decor today.

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Petite Hand Forged Pot Rack C1900
Petite Hand Forged Pot Rack C1900

$350.00

Made from hand-wrought iron, this petite pot rack is a great way to bring the grandeur of a medieval hearth to your apartment-sized kitchen. Perfectly round, the forged cage culminates in a small iron hook, making this pot rack ready to hang right out of the box.

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Optician Stained Glass Window Trade Sign C1910
Optician Stained Glass Window Trade Sign C1910

$2,800.00

This incredible trade sign boasts the most astonishing pair of blue eyes, framed in leaded glass spectacles. The litho image was transferred onto the reverse of the glass. To ensure the integrity of the fragile litho, we have reframed the window in a period appropriate fir sash with a clear pane ...

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Antique House Builders Model C1920s
Antique House Builders Model C1920s

$500.00

As the model for an accomplished house builder, this miniature home features all of the different elements found in a full scale structure: floor joists, cross beams, different types of framing, sub flooring, and different roofing options. Made from fir that has weathered perfectly over time, thi...

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Black Double Sided Neon Office Sign C1940s
Black Double Sided Neon Office Sign C1940s

14" H x 42" W

$4,000.00

Point the way with this incredible double sided neon sign. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. Perch this arrow on your desk or mount it from the ceiling with the handy built-in steel str...

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Small Cast Iron Leaf Architectural Element C1890s
Small Cast Iron Leaf Architectural Element C1890s

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$40.00

From the ancient Greeks to the early modernists, the acanthus leaf has been cropping up on buildings for generations. This iteration comes to us from the late 19th century, when cast iron was the medium of choice for architectural giants like Louis Sullivan and Daniel Burnham. This leaf stands 7"...

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Pair of Queen Anne Style Carved Wooden Keystone Blocks C1895
Pair of Queen Anne Style Carved Wooden Keystone Blocks C1895

$225.00

Salvaged from the roofline of a stately late-Victorian home, these carved wooden keystone blocks fit right into the ornate sensibility of the Queen Anne period. If you can't fit them into the exterior of interior architecture of your home, we suggest enjoying them as decorative elements on your d...

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 Weathered Galvanized Steel Planting Bins C1930s
Weathered Galvanized Steel Planting Bins C1930s

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$60.00

Made by the Bathey Manufacturing Company, this helpful Pak N' Stak storage bin is true to its name. Made of sturdy galvanized steel, these bins were originally part of Bathey's line of gardening equipment. They are perforated at the bottom, which made the ideal as planting containers. Sold indivi...

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Compete Set of Claycraft Fireplace Tiles C1925
Compete Set of Claycraft Fireplace Tiles C1925

$8,500.00

Claycraft Potteries was a short-lived but prolific Arts & Crafts company that operated out of Los Angeles from 1921 to 1939. Known for their minute detail and scenes of idyllic countryside, this complete set of fireplace tiles is exemplary of their Mission-style work. The perfect compliment t...

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Woodmen of the World Ceremonial Axe C1910s
Woodmen of the World Ceremonial Axe C1910s

$200.00

Many American fraternal orders started out as make-do insurance companies, promising that when members of the order passed away, their families would always be protected. Omaha, Nebraska's Woodmen of the World made that goal official, by transitioning from community organization to large-scale in...

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Early Enamel Eagle Sign C1930s
Early Enamel Eagle Sign C1930s

$3,500.00

While we are unsure of what organization this eagle represents, we know what he stands for. Bold and stylized, this sign is exemplary of early to mid-20th century graphics and fonts. Measuring almost four feet tall, this is a serious piece of early industrial signage.

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Mounted Alaskan Red King Crab Specimen C1940s
Mounted Alaskan Red King Crab Specimen C1940s

$2,450.00

This creature of the sea comes to us from the oldest family owned restaurant in Portland, the Dan and Louis Oyster Bar. The Oyster Bar was first founded in 1907 and by the 1920's was a favorite haunt of Portland journalists. Mounted in a hand-made shadow box, this enormous Alaskan Red King Crab (...

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Chipped and Charming Perforated Metal Cabinet C1940s
Chipped and Charming Perforated Metal Cabinet C1940s

$900.00

In the style of a dental cabinet, this home-made treasure offers as much Folk as function. We love the worn green and white chipped paint, the perforated metal cabinet and the exposed steel that shows just the right about of weathering. We recommend this piece find a home in your bathroom, entry ...

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Stunning Art Deco Gilt Metal Hall Tree C1930s
Stunning Art Deco Gilt Metal Hall Tree C1930s

$1,200.00

There is so much to look at and enjoy with this incredible 8' coat rack: the faux bamboo contouring of the frame, the Deco-era Streamline styling, the cast Pineapple finials at the top and bottom, representing the ancient symbol of hospitality. All of these unique details are packaged in a stunni...

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Streamline Dental Cabinet w/ Maple Veneer C1930s
Streamline Dental Cabinet w/ Maple Veneer C1930s

$1,250.00

Made by the American Cabinet Company, this smart little dental cabinet has lots of great features: a handy work surface, eight drawers for storage and rolling casters. But function isn't everything with this cabinet, it also brings dapper Streamline style with wood and polished chrome details. Th...

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Charming Red Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s
Charming Red Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s

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$100.00

You'll be all ready for summer with these adorable mid-century metal folding chairs. Backyard cookouts and badminton tournaments won't be complete without a set of these fantastic vintage finds, so be sure to get them while they are hot. We're not sure what we like best: the deliciously worn pati...

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Charming Blue Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s
Charming Blue Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s

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$100.00

You'll be all ready for summer with these adorable mid-century metal folding chairs. Backyard cookouts and badminton tournaments won't be complete without a set of these fantastic vintage finds, so be sure to get them while they are hot. We don't know what we like best: the deliciously worn patin...

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Astonishing Enamel Clothing Sign by Federal Electric Co. C1903
Astonishing Enamel Clothing Sign by Federal Electric Co. C1903

$18,500.00

We took special care in restoring this incredible early-century Clothing sign. Having never before seen anything like it, we are fascinated by the ornate blue and white enamel frame and the 18" tall pressed enamel letters, each of which is adorned by a set of light bulbs so that this sign glows f...

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Rare New York City Subway Platform Sign C1920s
Rare New York City Subway Platform Sign C1920s

$3,200.00

This sign dates from the 1920's and offers some good advice: Do Not Lean Over Edge of Platform! Even with the earliest transit systems impatient commuters were looking down the lines to watch for approaching trains. This relic of early New York transit history features a porcelain enamel sign, ma...

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Ten Foot Flashing Silver Arrow Sign C1960s
Ten Foot Flashing Silver Arrow Sign C1960s

$8,500.00

Without question, this is the biggest, flashiest sign in our collection. Plug it in and stand back: the thrill an fun or each twinkling light will point your guests to wherever the action is taking place. Did we mention it is two sided? Even though this sign boasts a total of 182 sockets, it stil...

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Four Blade Cast Aluminum Propeller C1940s
Four Blade Cast Aluminum Propeller C1940s

$325.00

Salvaged from the nose of a mid-century airplane, this cast aluminum 4-blade propeller is a weathered and wonderful relic of U.S. aeronautics history. A great piece of industrial decor, perfect as wall art.

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Vintage Aluminum Propeller Blade on Walnut Display Block C1960s
Vintage Aluminum Propeller Blade on Walnut Display Block C1960s

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$600.00

Cast from aluminum, this stunningly streamlined propeller blade once graced the nose of a mid-century airplane. We've done all the leg work to salvage, restore and display this piece of U.S. aeronautics history, which now stands on a block of handsome Oregon black walnut. The date stamped into th...

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Brass and Boxwood Rabone Triple Duty Ruler C1910
Brass and Boxwood Rabone Triple Duty Ruler C1910

$120.00

We recently had a remarkable find: a full box of unused, new old stock, folding rulers in their original packaging. Marked number 1190, this handy little Rabone ruler performs triple duty: extends to two feet, protracts to 180 degrees and measures any level, all while folding up to fit in the pa...

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 Large Cast Iron Acanthus Leaf Architectural Element C1890s
Large Cast Iron Acanthus Leaf Architectural Element C1890s

$150.00

From the ancient Greeks to the early modernists, the acanthus leaf has been cropping up on buildings for generations. This iteration comes to us from the late 19th century, when cast iron was the medium of choice for architectural giants like Louis Sullivan and Daniel Burnham. This leaf stands 14...

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Charming Green Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s
Charming Green Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940s

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$100.00

You'll be all ready for summer with these adorable mid-century metal folding chairs. Backyard cookouts and badminton tournaments won't be complete without a set of these fantastic vintage finds, so be sure to get them while they are hot. We don't know what we like best: the deliciously worn patin...

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Antique Converted Kick Drum Light C1920s
Antique Converted Kick Drum Light C1920s

$1,500.00

We love surprises, but when we decided to convert this 1920's jazz band kickdrum into a light, we had no idea what we were in for. With the worn paint and perfectly aged wood already catching our fancy, we installed a light socket, period appropriate cloth-covered cord and handy switch toggle. Th...

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Mid-Century Global Air Race Game Globe C1952
Mid-Century Global Air Race Game Globe C1952

$100.00

This brightly colored and boldly graphic tin globe was more than just an educational decor element, it was the gameboard for one of the 1950's most exciting diversions: Global Air Race! Spin the pinwheel at the base of the globe to advance your magnetic airplane around the world. The first player...

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Mid-Century Dinner Tray with Pine Cone Motif C1950s
Mid-Century Dinner Tray with Pine Cone Motif C1950s

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$40.00

With the growing popularity of TV, the 1950's and '60's saw the advent of a new cuisine: the TV Dinner. This darling steel tray would have served many a microwaved meal, with the added benefit of being stylish as well as functional. We love the screened pine cone design, and hope you do, too! Sol...

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C&E Marshall Watchmakers Cabinet C1930s
C&E Marshall Watchmakers Cabinet C1930s

$225.00

The C&E Marshall Company was a prolific manufacturer of tools used to repair watches and jewelry, operating out of Chicago for most of the early 20th century. This tiny table top cabinet has many great details, including a faux wood grain finish, brass label holders and a wonderful company de...

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Industrial Union Co. Utility Cabinet C1940s
Industrial Union Co. Utility Cabinet C1940s

$180.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn green and grey paint, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add character to any room. Each drawer ...

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Industrial Mend Rite Cabinet C1960s
Industrial Mend Rite Cabinet C1960s

$180.00

Not only does this vintage industrial parts cabinet look good, it has a useful functionality as well: each of the slots in the mid section connect to a different bin at the bottom, so parts of various sizes can be sorted with ease. Set on your table or counter top or mount on your wall with the s...

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New Old Stock Red Metal Parts Cabinet C1960s
New Old Stock Red Metal Parts Cabinet C1960s

$150.00

Is there anything more charming than this bright red new old stock mid-century parts cabinet? We don't know what we love more: the delightful lithographed faux texture or the useful four-drawer organization. This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized posse...

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New Old Stock Gadget Box w/ Original Label C1950s
New Old Stock Gadget Box w/ Original Label C1950s

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$100.00

Is there anything more charming than this new old stock mid-century parts cabinet, complete with original label? We don't know what we love more: the delightful graphics featuring each family member with their respective parts cabinet or the usefulness of the four-drawer organization. This fantas...

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Carter Carbureter Parts Cabinet C1930s
Carter Carbureter Parts Cabinet C1930s

$250.00

Dating back to the World War I era, Carter Carbureter Parts Company was one of the most prolific producers of automotive parts. This handy little parts cabinet is the perfect place to protect and display your prized possessions, and it comes packed with great 1930's style. We love the olive drab ...

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Clear Glass High Voltage Insulator C1960s
Clear Glass High Voltage Insulator C1960s

$90.00

The great grand daddy of mid-century power line insulators, this enormous high voltage model features a cast aluminum hub and a opalescent clear blown glass disc, which would have protected electrical, telephone and telegraph cables as they lined the country side. This piece stands as a wonderful...

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Large Blue Glass High Voltage Insulator C1960s
Large Blue Glass High Voltage Insulator C1960s

$125.00

The great grand daddy of mid-century power line insulators, this enormous high voltage model features a cast aluminum hub and a bright blue blown glass disc, which would have protected electrical, telephone and telegraph cables as they lined the country side. This piece stands as a wonderful art ...

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Vintage Mid-Century Pool Sign C1960s
Vintage Mid-Century Pool Sign C1960s

$275.00

Hand-painted and hand-lettered, this mid-century pool sign says it all: "We don't swim in your potty, so, please don't potty in our pool!" Not much can beat the goofy graphics and worn finish of this sign. We recommend hanging it anywhere you have room! This sign is comprised of paint on Masonit...

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Seville Art Metal Deco Magazine Rack C1928
Seville Art Metal Deco Magazine Rack C1928

$675.00

The stamped studio name and copyright date allows us to attribute this beautifully aged magazine rack to the Seville Art Metal company, circa 1928. Seville Art Metal operated for a very short period of time in the 1920's and 1930's and this adjustable magazine rack was one of their hallmark desig...

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Delicate Miniature Wood and Metal Revolving Book Case C1900
Delicate Miniature Wood and Metal Revolving Book Case C1900

$475.00

We believe that this minute book shelf was built not as a salesman sample, as so many small furnishings were, but to hold tiny books on one's desk or a library table. In wonderful condition, the book shelf still turns with a twist of the gilt wooden knob at the top, allowing the user to select an...

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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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 Rotating Cylindrical Parts Cabinet C1940s
Rotating Cylindrical Parts Cabinet C1940s

$650.00

Ideal for organization or display, this cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 8 troughs present themselves continuously. We imagine this cabinet in a workshop, filled with necessary tools or in a retail space, filled with prized possessions for sale. Either way, its ama...

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Remarkably Rare Japanned Copper Scissor Arm Mirror C1890s
Remarkably Rare Japanned Copper Scissor Arm Mirror C1890s

$1,500.00

There are two remarkable things about this japanned copper scissor arm mirror: its rarity and its impeccable condition. This mirror boasts some of the most wonderful detail in finish and style, perfectly representative of late 19th-century design. Furthermore, the condition of this piece is prac...

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 Worn Leather Boxers Gloves C1930s
Worn Leather Boxers Gloves C1930s

$200.00

Put up your dukes. This pair of antique leather packs a vintage punch: aged and weathered leather reveals the horse hair stuffing in the cuff and thumb, all of which combines to add even more character to these charming gloves. The cinching ties have been knotted so the the gloves can hang on you...

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Frankel Company Shop Mirror C1910
Frankel Company Shop Mirror C1910

$675.00

Made by the Frankel Company, creators of fine shop display fixtures from the late 1800's through the 1930's, this wonderfully aged copper mirror features an adjustable base and a beveled glass face, all in very nice vintage condition. The base raises and lowers about eight inches and the face of ...

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Art Deco Doctor's Sterilizer Desk C1920s
Art Deco Doctor's Sterilizer Desk C1920s

$750.00

In wonderful vintage condition, this 1920's Art Deco doctor's desk features maple construction, glass knobs and bright chrome details. The top right drawer features a decal that reads "sterilizer," and all along the sides and back of the sturdy desk run racing stripes, reflections of the streamli...

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Vintage Enamel Kitchen Table C1930s
Vintage Enamel Kitchen Table C1930s

$650.00

In rare condition, this 1930's kitchen table boasts an absolutely beautiful cream and navy composition. The construction is simple: a work surface and lower shelf, four tapered legs, held together with highly polished screws, all mounted on a set of hard rubber industrial casters. While the incre...

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Bold and Graphic Foodcraft Sign C1940s
Bold and Graphic Foodcraft Sign C1940s

$1,500.00

When it comes to vintage signage, we have a soft spot for great fonts and graphics. Fortunately, this sign offers a (literal) cornucopia of both. We love the weathered red-painted steel, which has been screened with a fantastic graphic of a cornucopia laden with vitals: bread, flour, coffee, mayo...

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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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Veneered Maple Theater Folding Chair C1930s
Veneered Maple Theater Folding Chair C1930s

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$60.00

Salvaged from a 1930's auditorium, this veneered maple folding chair is sturdy enough to seat guests at your dining 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 individually b...

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Toledo Company Metal Stool C1940s
Toledo Company Metal Stool C1940s

$250.00

This war-era industrial stool would have been found in a workshop, garage or factory. It's 13 1/2" height made it perfect for getting low to inspect cars or machines and today it continues to be ideal for a work or shop space. Produced in Toledo, Ohio, industrial seating became the bread and butt...

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Steel Milking Stool with Star Cutout C1930s
Steel Milking Stool with Star Cutout C1930s

$150.00

Don't wait until the cows comes home to enjoy this Milking Stool. It's a little gem of depression-design, complete with traditional milking stool tripod construction, with the added detail of a small star cut out in the base. A wonderful addition to your kitchen, workshop or retail display. The r...

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War-Era Metal Storage Cabinet C1940s
War-Era Metal Storage Cabinet C1940s

$175.00

We love everything about this war-era metal cabinet: the spring-loaded hinges, the hearty label slots, the solid steel constriction -- even the crusty and worn paint! The door open to reveal a compartment split by a simple metal shelf, which is great for organizing papers, spices or art supplies....

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Enormous Enamel National Sign C1940s
Enormous Enamel National Sign C1940s

$1,500.00

Comprised of eight two-foot-tall porcelain enameled letters, this vintage National 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 ...

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Small Vanity Mirror with Decorative Base C1900
Small Vanity Mirror with Decorative Base C1900

$180.00

At 13 1/2" tall, with a 6" mirror diameter, this sweet little vanity mirror most likely graced a department store beauty counter, but happens to be the perfect size for an apartment or guest bathroom. The round mirror has a wonderful bevel and the base is iron, cast with an ornate an symmetrical ...

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Anatomical Wall Chart by AJ Nystrom C1940s
Anatomical Wall Chart by AJ Nystrom C1940s

$775.00

This wonderful anatomical was manufactured by A.J. Nystrom & Co. of Chicago Illinois, the U.S.'s oldest publisher of educational maps, globes and geographical materials. When unfurled, the chart depicts the intricate heart and ventricle system, in full color and detail. Unrolls from two oak r...

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 Double Sided Deco Red Neon Liquors Sign C1945
Double Sided Deco Red Neon Liquors Sign C1945

$7,500.00

This remarkable neon sign features a great Deco stepped shape, a yellow and black painted background and some of the brightest neon we've seen. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. Two arm...

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Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1950
Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1950

$6,000.00

It's easy to imagine this double-sided beauty mounted at the entrance to a busy city drug store. The heavy-duty steel arms make it easy to mount this to a beam or directly to the ceiling, but we think it makes quite a statement perched on a counter or mantle, as well. The original paint and co...

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Double Sided Red Neon Cafe Sign C1950
Double Sided Red Neon Cafe Sign C1950

$6,500.00

It's always a good time to eat with this vintage Cafe sign.The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. Ready to hang via the sturdy steel arms and comes outfitted with an 8' plastic cord. This ...

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Double-Sided Red Neon Hotel Sign C1940
Double-Sided Red Neon Hotel Sign C1940

$6,500.00

Your guests will feel right at home when they enter below this incredible and perfectly worn neon HOTEL sign. Can be mounted from the bracket at the top or the two arms on the side. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glo...

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Bright Red Neon Grill Sign C1940
Bright Red Neon Grill Sign C1940

14" H x 36" W

$5,500.00

It's always a good time to eat with this vintage Grill sign. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. We love the bright paint, made even brighter by the stunning neon light. Hangs from two in...

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Restaurant Neon Sign with Chef Motif C1940s
Restaurant Neon Sign with Chef Motif C1940s

21" Wide x 32" High

$5,800.00

Bonjour! Salvaged from a restaurant in Oakland, CA, this incredible, two-toned neon sign features a fantastically fun and mischievous looking chef, complete with hat and mustache. In addition to the original paint and construction, this sign even boasts its original neon tubing, which shows its 7...

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 Blue and White Neon Drugs Sign C1950
Blue and White Neon Drugs Sign C1950

23" H x 60" W

$8,500.00

It's easy to imagine this blue and white beauty mounted at the entrance to a busy city drug store. We've added a set of eye-hooks to make it easy to mount this to a beam or directly to the ceiling, but we think it makes quite a statement perched on a counter or mantle, as well. The original pain...

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 Magnificent Double-Sided Neon Boot Repair Sign C1940
Magnificent Double-Sided Neon Boot Repair Sign C1940

65" H x 38" W

$12,500.00

What's not to love about this magnificent five and half foot tall Boot Repair sign? It features hand-painted lettering and shadowing, a fantastic boot shape, complete with heel and rounded toe, and boasts fully restored, bright red double-sided neon. Comes ready to hang with two top brackets and ...

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Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1955
Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1955

$9,500.00

It's easy to imagine this double-sided beauty mounted at the entrance to a busy city drug store. The heavy-duty steel arms make it easy to mount this to a beam or directly to the ceiling, but we think it makes quite a statement perched on a counter or mantle, as well. The original paint and con...

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Sweet Mid-Century Corner Shelf C1945
Sweet Mid-Century Corner Shelf C1945

$195.00

Crisp white curtains, cherry pie, summer days; this teal corner shelf reminds us of nostalgic kitchens from the 1940's and '50's. Simply designed with three levels and perforated decorations, this sweet shelf mounts easily into any corner via the two hanging holes on the top level. Condition n...

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Beautiful Embossed Mobil Gas Pegasus Sign C1930s
Beautiful Embossed Mobil Gas Pegasus Sign C1930s

$12,500.00

As one of the most iconic and recognizable company emblems in United States history, the Mobil Gas Pegasus has served as the guardian to many American roadways and rest stops. This astonishing embossed bas-relief porcelain sign dates from the late 1930s, when Mobil was distributing signs so ornat...

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Civil War Era Prosthetic Leg C1865
Civil War Era Prosthetic Leg C1865

$2,250.00

As the bloodiest and most horrific battle ever waged on American soil, the Civil War yielded an unprecedented 30,000 amputations. This, the most common "remedy" for 19th-century war wounds, led to advances in prosthetic medicine, such as the example seen here. Crude by today's standards, this han...

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Double Sided Flashing Carnival Arrow C1940s
Double Sided Flashing Carnival Arrow C1940s

$5,800.00

Bask in the warm and wonderful glow of this four foot tall salvaged carnival sign. This incredible piece features 62 flashing lights (31 on either side) and has been outfitted with an updated dimmer, which allows you to completely control the level of fun (see the second photo for the full effect...

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Cast Iron Book Press with Hand Painted Pin Striping C1880s
Cast Iron Book Press with Hand Painted Pin Striping C1880s

$750.00

Made from solid cast iron, this relic of 19th-century printing shops comes with pounds of period charm and authenticity. We love the hand-painted gilt pin striping, and the sturdiness of this piece will certainly attract attention. The best part? It still works like a dream. Condition notes: O...

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Pair of Porcelain Restroom Signs C1930s
Pair of Porcelain Restroom Signs C1930s

$525.00

While this pair of restroom signs would have been at home a service station rest stop in the 1930's, today they are great relics of mid-century materials and design. Meant to protrude perpendicularly from the wall, the signs mount from a vertical flange on one side (see second photo). Sold as a p...

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Double-Sided Glass Cat's Eye DRUGS Sign C1900
Double-Sided Glass Cat's Eye DRUGS Sign C1900

$7,500.00

Made from sheets of beautifully patinaed zinc, this early-century Drugs sign has so many stunning attributes: the 2" diameter cat's eyes that comprise the glowing letters, the faded lettering and the appliquéd flowers on each corner. One side of the sign features a complete set of cat's eyes and ...

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Neo-Classical Pine Pediment C1820s
Neo-Classical Pine Pediment C1820s

$825.00

Salvaged from a stately entryway, this pine pediment would have graced the door of a Neo-Classical style home on the east coast in the early 19th century. Classically inspired elements abound, including the dentilated trim and the swan's neck keyhole, which would have once highlighted a plaster b...

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Four Foot Tall Ice Cream Cone Sign C1960s
Four Foot Tall Ice Cream Cone Sign C1960s

$1,200.00

Get in the mood for summer with this four foot tall fiberglass ice cream cone, complete with whipped cream! This three-dimensional sign once flanked the entry way to a neighborhood scoop shop and stands today as a reminder of idyllic vacations and mid-century quirk. The cone is hollow and while...

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Cast Aluminum Letter A C1960s
Cast Aluminum Letter A C1960s

$85.00

Cast from molten aluminum, this mid-century sign letter has a great weight and shape. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to the character and authentici...

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Cast Aluminum Letter L C1960s
Cast Aluminum Letter L C1960s

$85.00

Cast from molten aluminum, this mid-century sign letter has a great weight and shape. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to the character and authentici...

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White Enamel Letter E C1940s
White Enamel Letter E C1940s

$300.00

At 36" tall, this vintage letter E is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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White Enamel Letter R C1940s
White Enamel Letter R C1940s

$300.00

At 36" tall, this vintage letter R is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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White Enamel Letter U C1940s
White Enamel Letter U C1940s

$300.00

At 36" tall, this vintage letter U is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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White Enamel Letter I C1940s
White Enamel Letter I C1940s

$300.00

At 36" tall, this vintage letter I is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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White Enamel Letter Y C1940s
White Enamel Letter Y C1940s

$300.00

At 36" tall, this vintage letter Y is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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Mid-Century Industrial Products Sign C1960s
Mid-Century Industrial Products Sign C1960s

$650.00

Bold and graphic, this mid-century sign says it all: Industrial Products. We love the sans-serif lettering, stamped on a bright white background. The tin sign, made by the B. F. Goodrich Co., is mounted to a rustic wooden frame, which stabilizes the sign and makes it easy for hanging. A wonderful...

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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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Safety First Factory Sign C1930s
Safety First Factory Sign C1930s

$325.00

This vintage factory sign offers words to live by: Safety First. It's easy to imagine this worn and rustic sign affixed to an industrial-era machine. The sign itself is screened onto a piece of sturdy tin and then mounted on a steel A fantastic relic of early industrial American and a great remin...

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Pair of Large Industrial Stack Bins C1930s
Pair of Large Industrial Stack Bins C1930s

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$95.00

Is there a better way to store and organize your prized posessions than in this pair of industrial stack bins? If so, we' like to hear about it. These stack bins, made by the Lyon Co. of Aurora, IL in the 1930's are big and hearty enough to handle any storage need. Set them side by side on your...

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Primitive Galvanized Metal Tool Box C1910s
Primitive Galvanized Metal Tool Box C1910s

$125.00

We love all of the hand-made elements of this galvanized metal tool box. The "rivets" are made from nail heads and the handle is forge-bent steel, but the hinges and hasps are solid brass and likely salvaged from a late-19th century oak machinist's chest. A wonderful piece of folk art, and useful...

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Industrial Double Hole Punch by Marvel C1940s
Industrial Double Hole Punch by Marvel C1940s

$60.00

The Wilson Jones Company debuted their Marvel Two-Hole punch in the 1940's and the sturdy office tool has been the standard ever since. Made of cast metal, the lever and punching mechanism still work perfectly. A fantastic piece of industrial office history, ready to come home with you. Conditi...

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 Cast Metal Art Deco Postcard Holder C1920
Cast Metal Art Deco Postcard Holder C1920

$100.00

Before text messages, hand written correspondence was essential to happy relationships. This ornate Art Deco postcard holder would have proudly displayed the beloved missives. A wonderful decorative element and a highly sought after collectible. Made of cast pot metal and steel wire, full of peri...

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Trail Way Motor Oil Can C1930s
Trail Way Motor Oil Can C1930s

$60.00

Dating from before World War II (when the scarcity of metal forced the Oil companies to make the cans out of fiberboard), this Trail Way can is a fun reminder of the early American automobile craze. We love the bold and colorful pre-war graphics and the worn and weathered patina is just right. A...

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Montgomery Ward Motor Oil Can C1930s
Montgomery Ward Motor Oil Can C1930s

$45.00

Dating from before World War II (when the scarcity of metal forced the Oil companies to make the cans out of fiberboard), this Montgomery Ward Motor Oil can is a fun reminder of the early American automobile craze. We love the bold and colorful pre-war graphics and the worn and weathered patina ...

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Capitol Motor Oil Can C1930s
Capitol Motor Oil Can C1930s

$60.00

Dating from before World War II (when the scarcity of metal forced the Oil companies to make the cans out of fiberboard), this Capitol Motor Oil can is a fun reminder of the early American automobile craze. We love the bold and colorful pre-war graphics and the worn and weathered patina is just ...

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Sun Oil Company Can C1930s
Sun Oil Company Can C1930s

$60.00

Dating from before World War II (when the scarcity of metal forced the Oil companies to make the cans out of fiberboard), this Trail Way can is a fun reminder of the early American automobile craze. We love the bold and colorful pre-war graphics and the worn and weathered patina is just right. A...

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Miniature Trumbull Electric Knife Switch Plate C1930s
Miniature Trumbull Electric Knife Switch Plate C1930s

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$35.00

This tiny porcelain and brass knife switch comes with its original packaging and all of the charm of the industrial era in which it was created. A fun decorative element for today, these little knife switches would have originally been used on large factory machines and warehouses. Sold with its ...

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Chipped and Cherished Orange Farm Canister C1930s
Chipped and Cherished Orange Farm Canister C1930s

$45.00

Likely used to mix motor oil for tractors and farm equipment, this charming canister is a hard working reminder of pre-war rural living. The chain connecting the cap to the can would have been used to hang it by the door of the garage and the top is painted orange for easy visibility. Condition...

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Pair of Reading Hardware Company Pocket Pulls C1892
Pair of Reading Hardware Company Pocket Pulls C1892

$225.00

Cast in bronze with worn copper plating, this pair of late-century Reading Hardware faceplates is a wonderful example of early Classical Revival design. The composition is simple and while the ornamentation is minimal, it is very finely cast. Ideal for pocket doors in any almost any style home.

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Double-Sided Flashing Arrow Carnival Sign C1930s
Double-Sided Flashing Arrow Carnival Sign C1930s

$1,800.00

Point the way with this perfectly weathered hand-built carnival sign. We love the amateur construction, but we went through the trouble of restoring the wiring so that this funky fixture will glow for many years to come. Enjoy it from both sides, and feel free to point it any direction you'd like...

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Charming Grey Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940
Charming Grey Perforated Metal Folding Chair C1940

$100.00

You'll be all ready for summer with these adorable mid-century metal folding chairs. Backyard cookouts and badminton tournaments won't be complete without a set of these fantastic vintage finds, so be sure to get them while they are hot. We don't know what we like best: the deliciously worn patin...

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U.S. Airman's Tool Box C1940s
U.S. Airman's Tool Box C1940s

$75.00

The name Carlton F. Hartman is stenciled to the top of this primitively made galvanized metal tool box above the words "U.S. Air Force." While this box doesn't look government issue, it is a charming and functional relic of the mid-century military period. Perfect for storing your prized possessi...

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Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter O C1940s
Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter O C1940s

$395.00

At 48" tall, this vintage letter O is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter P C1940s
Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter P C1940s

$395.00

At 48" tall, this vintage letter P is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter A C1940s
Four Foot Tall Porcelain Enamel Letter A C1940s

$395.00

At 48" tall, this vintage letter A is an impressive piece of industrial signage history. Originally, it was outfitted with neon, so that it glowed from behind, but today we are letting the enamel speak for itself. The letter is worn and weathered, with a few scratches and nicks in the enamel, whi...

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Oculist's Advertising Thermometer C1880
Oculist's Advertising Thermometer C1880

$1,800.00

his optician's thermometer is a brilliant example of early utilitarian advertisement. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, businesses needed to peddle their wares through something more permanent than the pamphlets that had littered the ground for so many decades. These advertising thermome...

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Green Equipto Industrial Parts Cabinet W/ Vintage Drawer Labels C1940
Green Equipto Industrial Parts Cabinet W/ Vintage Drawer Labels C1940

$395.00

This fantastic cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn green paint, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your workbench or table, but sturdy enough to stand out on its own. Each drawer boasts a handle, a la...

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Enormous Seven-Foot Good Year Tires Sign I C1940s
Enormous Seven-Foot Good Year Tires Sign I C1940s

$800.00

This wonderfully worn and weathered porcelain enamel Good Year Tires sign features one of the most iconic emblems of the 20th century: the talaria, or winged sandal of the Roman god Mercury, the swiftly traveling messenger of the gods. At seven feet tall, the sign is an impressive piece of automo...

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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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Primitive Hand-Painted Hamburger Sign C1930s
Primitive Hand-Painted Hamburger Sign C1930s

$900.00

Is there anything more charming than this hand-painted Hamburger sign? At seven feet, this is more than just an announcement, it is basically an early billboard! We love the teal and red color scheme and the primitive hand-lettered style. Did we mention it is double sided? A fantastic, folksy add...

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Tall Industrial Factory Stool W/ Wood Seat C1920s
Tall Industrial Factory Stool W/ Wood Seat C1920s

$250.00

This old factory stool has it all: a sturdy wood seat, a solid steel base and (best of all) a wonderfully chipped paint finish. The patina found on this piece is the stuff dreams are made of: impossible to replicate, although many try to. At 30" tall, this stool is a great addition to your kitche...

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Wrought Wire Work Piano Stool W/ Oak Seat C1890
Wrought Wire Work Piano Stool W/ Oak Seat C1890

$225.00

This traditional piano stool comes with a twist (pun intended). The seat swivels to adjust the height from 17" up to 22", which means that this little number can transition from your dining room table to your kitchen counter in a heartbeat. We love the intricate wrought wire base, a classic recal...

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Porcelain Enamel Pharmacy Sign C1945
Porcelain Enamel Pharmacy Sign C1945

$675.00

Salvaged from the front of a mid-century Pharmacy, this porcelain enamel sign would once have glowed with neon lights. Today, it's a wonderfully worn relic of mid-century signage, complete with scratches and cracks in the enamel. These imperfections show the age and history of the piece an only a...

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Mid-Century Collapsible Dress Form C1940s
Mid-Century Collapsible Dress Form C1940s

$350.00

Ready to expand and contract with a turn of the top knob, this collapsible dress form was built to match any woman's measurements. The mechanism is still in excellent working condition and the fabric is free of tears or stains, so this vintage lady is ready to serve its original purpose. Imagine ...

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Vintage Captain Fireman Helmet C1950
Vintage Captain Fireman Helmet C1950

$350.00

When this fireman's helmet was made in the 1950's, its makers, Cairns & Brother, had been producing fire fighting equipment for over 100 years. This particular Cairns & Bros. helmet would have been worn by the fire house Captain and it features a cast metal eagle's head at the crown. Thi...

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Bausch and Lomb Microscope with Chrome Accents Pat. 1915
Bausch and Lomb Microscope with Chrome Accents Pat. 1915

$175.00

The patent date on this microscope reads "Bausch & Lomb Optical Company Dec. 1, '18." There are great details on this early-century scientific tool, including the chrome hardware, the triple magnifier, and the adjustable slide clip, to name a few. A fantastic relic, perfect as a unique book e...

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Rustic Printers Cabinet W/ Tools C1900
Rustic Printers Cabinet W/ Tools C1900

$600.00

This wonderfully rustic painted oak cabinet would have originally lived in a printing studio, where it held trays of minute type face, typesetting furniture, and the tools to arrange the type on the press for printing. The cabinet still boasts two removable type trays, four slotted shelves, a set...

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Adjustable Toledo Factory Chair C1920
Adjustable Toledo Factory Chair C1920

$450.00

Produced in Toledo, Ohio, factory seating became the bread and butter of the Uhl Art Steel Company from the turn of the 20th century through the 1950's. This perfectly utilitarian chair features a laminated wood seat and backplate, the iconic steel base and an adjustable height column, which rai...

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Weathered Adjustable Height Factory Stool C1920s
Weathered Adjustable Height Factory Stool C1920s

$250.00

Raise and lower this vintage factory stool with a twist of the rubberized knob. There are so many great industrial details on this factory stool: the utilitarian design, the masonite seat, the scratched and worn finish -- we love everything about this piece and hope you do, too. Adjustable height...

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Branford "Ivy" Bronze Single Pocket Door Set, c1885
Branford "Ivy" Bronze Single Pocket Door Set, c1885

$375.00

One of the most popular of the high-end Aesthetic Movement hardware designs of the late 1880s, "Ivy" was designed by J.J. Kennedy for the Branford Lock Works of Branford, Connecticut and patented in January of 1884 (No. 14,536). Both remarkably ornate and yet subtle in its finely textured relief...

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Aluminum Stocking Form by The Philadelphia Drying Machinery Co. Pat. 1912
Aluminum Stocking Form by The Philadelphia Drying Machinery Co. Pat. 1912

$400.00

Until Frederick M. Vogel invented the Electrically Heated Hosiery Form, stockings were dried in a warming chamber. This device, which Vogel patented in 1912, would dispense with the bulky chamber and replace it instead with rows of electrically-warmed aluminum stocking forms, which would heat the...

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Hand Painted King Tuna Sign C1950s
Hand Painted King Tuna Sign C1950s

$300.00

Presumably a seafood distributor or restaurant advertisement, this delightful sign features a smiling tuna fish, outfitted with a stylized crown and triton's spear -- all of the trappings of ocean royalty. We love the mid-century style and bright colors of this sign, all comprised on a sheet of w...

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Cast Bronze Finial From a Best Buggy Whip Display Rack C1890
Cast Bronze Finial From a Best Buggy Whip Display Rack C1890

$500.00

Even the best buggy whips could not stand up against the speed (and growing popularity) of the automobile. This cast bronze finial comes to us from the last few years of the 19th century, which also happened to be the last few years of the buggy whip. The star-shaped finial would have graced the ...

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Pair of Petite Oak Corbels, C1900
Pair of Petite Oak Corbels, C1900

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$65.00

Even though they are only 3 1/2" tall, the detail and craftsmanship on this tiny pair of corbels is astonishing. The Classically inspired volute (or scrollwork) adds great volume to the pair, which could be applied to the interior corners of any door or entry way. Use them for their original arch...

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New Old Stock Green File Away Cabinet C1940
New Old Stock Green File Away Cabinet C1940

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$125.00

Is there anything more charming than this new old stock mid-century parts cabinet? We don't know what we love more: the delightful mottled texture, the stamped File Away lable or the useful four-drawer organization. This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your priz...

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Industrial Blue Craftsman Parts Cabinet C1940
Industrial Blue Craftsman Parts Cabinet C1940

$100.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn green paint, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add character to any room. Each drawer boasts a ...

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Green and Red 20 Drawer Industrial Parts Cabinet C1940s
Green and Red 20 Drawer Industrial Parts Cabinet C1940s

$225.00

With twenty little drawers, this mint green mid-century parts cabinet has room for all of the prized possessions in your life. Each tiny drawer has a minute wooden knob and label slot, making this both user and organization friendly. Set it on your counter to hold your spices, in your workshop to...

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Industrial IRC Metal Parts Cabinet C1950s
Industrial IRC Metal Parts Cabinet C1950s

$100.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with bold colors and a fun mid-century logo, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add character to any room. Each drawer...

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Pair of Stackable 2 Drawer Parts Cabinets C1940s
Pair of Stackable 2 Drawer Parts Cabinets C1940s

$100.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn green paint, this cabinet is small enough to fit on your bookshelf or table, but bright enough to add character to any room. Each drawer boasts a ...

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Paris By Night Paint By Numbers Diptych C1958
Paris By Night Paint By Numbers Diptych C1958

$300.00

What's more charming than a paint by numbers scene of Paris By Night? What about a pair of them? This is a rare paint by numbers diptych, depicting two scenes of a rainy evening in Paris. These do-it-yourself works of art were produced and distributed by Craft Master, a division of Palmer Paint C...

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Maple Stadium Tandem Folding Chairs C1930s
Maple Stadium Tandem Folding Chairs C1930s

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$275.00

The only thing better than an early 20th-century folding chair is an early 20th-century tandem folding chair. Made from solid and veneered maple, this sturdy classic is perfectly proportioned to fit into your dining room, living room or entry hall. Even though the double-folding chair is a utilit...

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Double Sided Blue and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s
Double Sided Blue and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s

$5,000.00

Bask in the warm and wonderful glow of this six and a half foot tall salvaged carnival sign. This incredible piece features 150 flashing lights (75 on either side) and has been outfitted with an updated flasher, which pulses the bulbs a a dazzling speed. Even though we completely restored the w...

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Double Sided Red and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s
Double Sided Red and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s

$5,000.00

Bask in the warm and wonderful glow of this six and a half foot tall salvaged carnival sign. This incredible piece features 150 flashing lights (75 on either side) and has been outfitted with an updated flasher, which pulses the bulbs at a dazzling speed. Even though we completely restored the...

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Pair of Otis Elevator Company Cabinets C1930
Pair of Otis Elevator Company Cabinets C1930

$775.00

The name Otis is, rightly, legendary in the annals of elevator history. Riding in an elevator was a risky and potentially deadly activity before Elisha Otis patented the 'safety elevator' in 1852. This pair of olive-painted steel case cabinets comes to us from the Otis Elevator Company itself, wh...

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Industrial Polished Chrome Operating Room Stool C1935
Industrial Polished Chrome Operating Room Stool C1935

$295.00

This handsome stool from the William V. Willis Co. features a fantastic polished chrome finish, which reflects the light and adds to the sterility of its purpose, as this stool comes to us from a Methodist Hospital (according to the metal label on the bottom of the seat). The familiar shape is mo...

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Weathered Faux Wood Grain Dental Cabinet C1930
Weathered Faux Wood Grain Dental Cabinet C1930

$500.00

Durable and fire proof, metal furnishings with faux wood grain finish were popular in hospitals and doctor's offices. This stunning example features ornate quarter-sawn oak faux grain and the original streamline bakelite hardware. A fantastic pre-war element for home or retail use. Condition no...

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Medieval Revival Cast Iron Smoking Stand W/ Dragon C1925
Medieval Revival Cast Iron Smoking Stand W/ Dragon C1925

$675.00

No lounge is complete without the addition of a handsome smoking stand, and no smoking stand is complete without a dragon keeping watch. As a fellow-firebreather, the dragon is an ideal smoking companion, made even more appealing by his fantastic Medieval Revival style. The stand is armrest-heigh...

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Pair of Toledo Factory Chairs W/ Wood Saddle Seats C1930s
Pair of Toledo Factory Chairs W/ Wood Saddle Seats C1930s

Sold As A Set of 2.

$995.00

Produced in Toledo, Ohio, factory and commercial seating became the bread and butter of the Uhl Art Steel Company from the turn of the 20th century through the 1950's. This pair of stationary factory chairs feature maple veneered saddle seats, folded metal legs and, best of all, perfectly preser...

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Pair of Chipped White Toledo Cafe Chairs, C1910
Pair of Chipped White Toledo Cafe Chairs, C1910

Sold As A Set of 2.

$825.00

The Toledo chair, with iconic cabriole legs and hour-glass bent-metal frame, is one of the hallmark designs of the early industrial era. Produced in Toledo, Ohio, factory seating became the bread and butter of the Uhl Art Steel Company from the turn of the 20th century through the 1950's. This re...

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Set of 4 Mid-Century Wire Patio Folding Chairs C1940s
Set of 4 Mid-Century Wire Patio Folding Chairs C1940s

Sold as a set of 4.

$450.00

You'll be all ready for summer with these adorable mid-century metal folding chairs. Backyard cookouts and badminton tournaments won't be complete without a set of these fantastic vintage finds, so be sure to get them while they are hot. We don't know what we like best: the deliciously worn patin...

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Set of 4 Mint Green Aluminum Patio Chairs C1940s
Set of 4 Mint Green Aluminum Patio Chairs C1940s

Sold as a set of 4.

$1,200.00

Before we begin, we should mention that while the handsome Streamline styling of these chairs may be the first thing you notice, what you'll love is their incredible comfort. It was hard for us to let these go - they are the most comfortable patio chairs we've ever had in our shop! The thin-guage...

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Pair of Handsome Plaster Lion Cartouches C1930
Pair of Handsome Plaster Lion Cartouches C1930

$975.00

Depending on who you ask, these rare snarling charmers were either salvaged from a 1930's New England movie theater or an East Coast 1920's boardwalk carousel. Either way, they're just about as handsome as they come. While they were cast from the same mold, they were hand painted, so individual c...

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Wonderfully Aged Classic Coca-Cola Advertisement Sign C1950
Wonderfully Aged Classic Coca-Cola Advertisement Sign C1950

$425.00

Worn and well-loved, the gorgeously drawn graphic on this classic lithographed tin Coca-Cola sign features the iconic 8 oz green glass bottle on an aged cream background. Dated to 1950, this traditional mid-century rendition of America's favorite drink is highly collectible and a must-have for th...

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Vintage Green Enamel Bowling Sign C1950's
Vintage Green Enamel Bowling Sign C1950's

$895.00

Comprised of eight polished green enamel letters, this handsome Bowling sign comes to us from a mid-century alley, bringing with it the sounds of crashing pins and laughter. Ideal for any man cave. Each letter is free-standing, with handy mounting holes on the back. While all of the letters are ...

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Maroon Enamel Letter N C1950
Maroon Enamel Letter N C1950

$65.00

Made with maroon porcelain, enameled over steel, this mid-century sign letter would once have housed neon tubing. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to t...

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Maroon Enamel Letter R C1950
Maroon Enamel Letter R C1950

$65.00

Made with maroon porcelain, enameled over steel, this mid-century sign letter would once have housed neon tubing. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to t...

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Maroon Enamel Letter I C1950
Maroon Enamel Letter I C1950

$65.00

Made with maroon porcelain, enameled over steel, this mid-century sign letter would once have housed neon tubing. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to t...

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Maroon Enamel Letter C C1950
Maroon Enamel Letter C C1950

$65.00

Made with maroon porcelain, enameled over steel, this mid-century sign letter would once have housed neon tubing. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to t...

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Maroon Enamel Letter E C1950
Maroon Enamel Letter E C1950

$65.00

Made with maroon porcelain, enameled over steel, this mid-century sign letter would once have housed neon tubing. Perfect as a wall accent, this hollow letter hangs easily and looks great from any angle. Condition notes: Scratches and wear in the metal are commensurate with age and only add to t...

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Worn and Weathered Double-Sided Exclusive Sign C1940s
Worn and Weathered Double-Sided Exclusive Sign C1940s

$150.00

We love the font, color, wear and message of this great mid-century factory sign. Hang it on your wall, your doorway or set it on your book shelf -- as it is two-sided, you'll be able to enjoy it from any angle. Condition notes: All scratches, nicks an chips in the red painted finish are commen...

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Fabulous Look Out Sign W/ Folding Legs C1935
Fabulous Look Out Sign W/ Folding Legs C1935

$175.00

We love the font, color, wear and message of this great mid-century factory sign. The best part? The little fold-out legs that allow the sign to be planted anywhere "Look Out!" is necessary. Condition notes: All scratches, nicks an chips in the red painted finish are commensurate with age and o...

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Hunting or Fishing Prohibited Sign C1955
Hunting or Fishing Prohibited Sign C1955

$165.00

This sign says it all: "Hunting or Fishing on these grounds prohibited under penalty of the law." A perfect gift for the avid outdoors-person in your life, this mid-century piece is comprised of a screened decal on sturdy steel, mounted on a piece of painted fir. Easily hung, enjoy this sign in a...

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Munyon's Homeopathic Remedies Sign C1890s
Munyon's Homeopathic Remedies Sign C1890s

$250.00

An infamous snake-oil salesman, James M. Munyon's promising career as a "homoeopathic" [sic] medical professional was marred by scandal, despite his promise of "positive cures" for any ailment. This fantastic relic, which features brightly colored font and a pattern of Victorian style fretwork ar...

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Lions Den Men's Club Sign C1940
Lions Den Men's Club Sign C1940

$150.00

We love the font, color, wear and message of this great mid-century club sign. Hang it on your wall, your doorway or set it on your book shelf -- as it is two-sided, you'll be able to enjoy it from any angle. Condition notes: All scratches, nicks an chips in the red painted finish are commensur...

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Rusted Construction Site Caution Sign C1960s
Rusted Construction Site Caution Sign C1960s

$120.00

We love the way rust has eaten away at the base of this reclaimed construction site sign. In fantastic mid-century font, this cautionary sign would be a great addition to any man cave, commercial space or restaurant. Condition notes: The rusted and worn condition is the very essence of this pie...

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Weathered Construction Site Caution Sign C1960s
Weathered Construction Site Caution Sign C1960s

$120.00

We love the way rust has eaten away at the finish of this reclaimed construction site sign. In fantastic mid-century font, this cautionary sign would be a great addition to any man cave, commercial space or restaurant. Condition notes: The rusted and worn condition is the very essence of this p...

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Rusted Truck Stop Caution Sign C1960s
Rusted Truck Stop Caution Sign C1960s

$120.00

We love the way rust has eaten away at the side of this reclaimed truck stop site sign. In fantastic mid-century font, this cautionary sign would be a great addition to any man cave, commercial space or restaurant. Condition notes: The rusted and worn condition is the very essence of this piece...

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Green Faux Leather Hartmann Wardrobe Trunk C1920s
Green Faux Leather Hartmann Wardrobe Trunk C1920s

$350.00

Founded in 1877 by Joseph S. Hartmann, the Hartmann Company still exists today and remains one of the nation's finest producers of trunks and leather goods. This example, bound in green and black faux leather, dates from the 1920's and still boasts many of its original components. While it still ...

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Enormous Worn Red Marquee Arrow C1950s
Enormous Worn Red Marquee Arrow C1950s

120" W x 19" H x 10" D

$7,500.00

Without question, this is one of the biggest, flashiest signs in our collection. Plug it in and stand back: the thrill and fun of each twinkling light will point your guests to wherever the action is taking place. Did we mention it is two sided? Even though this sign boasts a total of 78 sockets...

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Weathered Kick Drum W/ Ballerina Folk Art Painting C1915
Weathered Kick Drum W/ Ballerina Folk Art Painting C1915

$1,500.00

In wonderfully worn and weathered condition, this antique wooden kick drum features a beautifully rendered ballerina figure on the real skin drumhead. As a piece of folk art, it is completely one of a kind and a wonderful relic of amateur expression.

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Amusement Park Dinosaur C1960
Amusement Park Dinosaur C1960

43" H x 80" W x 24" D

$950.00

Straight from a mid-century amusement park, this smiling skeletal Brontosaur was once covered in hand-painted paper mache. Today, the mache has melted away, leaving behind the wonderful wire and mesh relic before you. At 43" tall, this dino is the perfect addition to any interior or exterior spac...

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Set of Three New Old Stock Reflective Danger Signs C1930s
Set of Three New Old Stock Reflective Danger Signs C1930s

Sold as a set of three.

$155.00

Meant to mark the entrance to a mine shaft, these handy little Danger signs feature double sided decals, a reflective-glass-bead finish and a 14" stem. We love that they are simple and utilitarian, yet unique and unexpected. With a dozen in stock, we've put a few of them to make an unusual one-of...

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Best's Shoe Repair Trade Sign C1915
Best's Shoe Repair Trade Sign C1915

$525.00

This early-century trade sign doesn't mean to boast, but apparently Mr. Best just happened to be the finest cobbler in Brooklyn, NY, once upon a time. Trade signs are a special favorite of ours, particularly when they are this charming. This rustic wooden sign features the original paint and hand...

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Green and Grey Enamel Kitchen Utensils W/ Gold Pinstripe C1935
Green and Grey Enamel Kitchen Utensils W/ Gold Pinstripe C1935

$65.00

Straight from an early-century provincial kitchen, this wonderful set of enamel cooking utensils features a wall-mounted back plate, a ladle, a sieve and two serving spoons, all in a delightful mint green and grey color combination. This set also boasts lovely gold pinstriping on the back plate a...

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Rustic Yellow EAT Sign C1940s
Rustic Yellow EAT Sign C1940s

$300.00

Composed of three 14" tall letters, this kichen-ready EAT sign is a friendly reminder to family and dinner guests, alike. The rustic yellow paint, which has been enameled on steel, is offset just right by a few chips here and there, which help to show the age of these letters. Mount this sign on...

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Green and White Enamel Kitchen Utensils W/ Gold Pinstripe C1935
Green and White Enamel Kitchen Utensils W/ Gold Pinstripe C1935

$65.00

Straight from an early-century provincial kitchen, this wonderful set of enamel cooking utensils features a wall-mounted back plate, a ladle, a sieve and two serving spoons, all in a delightful mint green and white color combination. This set also boasts lovely gold pinstriping on the back plate ...

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Green and White Enamel Kitchen Utensils C1935
Green and White Enamel Kitchen Utensils C1935

$65.00

Straight from an early-century provincial kitchen, this wonderful set of enamel cooking utensils features a wall-mounted back plate, a ladle, a sieve and two serving spoons, all in a delightful mint green and white color combination. We love the age and wear associated with these pieces, which ...

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Red and Grey Enamel Kitchen Utensils C1935
Red and Grey Enamel Kitchen Utensils C1935

$65.00

Straight from an early-century provincial kitchen, this wonderful set of enamel cooking utensils features a wall-mounted back plate, a ladle, a sieve and two serving spoons, all in a delightful sunburst red and grey color combination. We love the age and wear associated with these pieces, which...

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Set of Four Atomic-Age Kitchen Stools W/ Hairpin Legs C1950s
Set of Four Atomic-Age Kitchen Stools W/ Hairpin Legs C1950s

Sold As A Set of 4.

$900.00

These blue and grey beauties are packed with great mid-century style. Everything screams retro: the graphic multi-colored vinyl (lithographed to look like tweed), the blocky post-modern composition and, above all, the fantastic hairpin legs. Let your style-centric family enjoy these stools, whic...

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Rare Hand-Painted General Store Pans Sign C1880s
Rare Hand-Painted General Store Pans Sign C1880s

$1,650.00

We're not sure what we like best about this rare 19th-century general store sign: the dramatic hand-painted shadowed letters? The carved wooden frame? What about the fact that it's over 5 feet long? As the perfect statement piece for any kitchen or restaurant, this Pans sign is ready to hang via ...

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Beautiful Anco Bilt Petite Drafting Table C1940
Beautiful Anco Bilt Petite Drafting Table C1940

$650.00

Made from 1934 through 1970, Anco Bilt wooden drafting tables were some of the finest and most versatile in the business. We love this petite version of their full-sized edition, which can be adjusted from sit to stand height. The base is made from lovely oak, while the top (refinished here in ou...

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Industrial Saxon Drafting Table W/ Cast Iron Base C1940s
Industrial Saxon Drafting Table W/ Cast Iron Base C1940s

$675.00

Sturdy and hardworking, this drafting table, made in the early 1940s by the Saxon company, is quite versatile and fully adjustable. With the simple turn of a handle, the table raises and lowers, taking it from sit to stand height. An ideal addition to any room, use this drafting table as a side...

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Weathered Roadside Warning Sign C1940s
Weathered Roadside Warning Sign C1940s

$180.00

We love the way rust has eaten away at the finish of this reclaimed roadside warning sign. In fantastic mid-century font, this cautionary sign would be a great addition to any man cave, commercial space or restaurant. The sign can be dated to the 1940s by the telephone number format - Taylor 4-4...

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Rare Iconic Japanned Copper Toledo Roll-Top Typewriter Desk C1925
Rare Iconic Japanned Copper Toledo Roll-Top Typewriter Desk C1925

$2,250.00

Produced in Toledo, Ohio, factory and commercial furniture became the bread and butter of the Uhl Art Steel Company from the turn of the 20th century through the 1950's. With a turn of the key, the top rolls back, revealing a fully-functional, multi-leveled mobile office, perfect for any room. ...

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Early Eastside Beer Neon Sign C1930s
Early Eastside Beer Neon Sign C1930s

$6,000.00

This neon sign holds a special place in our hearts. Not only is it the oldest in our collection, but it also represents a West Coast brewing company, Eastside Beer. Even when unlit, this is a delightful sign, with blue, white and yellow lettering. Plug it in and enjoy the two tones of neon, remin...

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