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Saarenin Inspired Tulip Side Table C1960
Saarenin Inspired Tulip Side Table C1960

$300.00

Inspired by one of the most iconic designs of the 20th century, this Tulip table is perfectly proportioned to compliment your living room or bedroom. Eero Saarenin's 1955 collection of Tulip tables and chairs met many of the design challenges of the day: creating furniture at the new standard of...

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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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Unique Undermount Basin, c.1895
Unique Undermount Basin, c.1895

$1,500.00

Made of nickel-plated copper and in lovely condition, this undermount basin is a hard-to-find item indeed. Note the appealing design of the overflow. The outside of the basin has some paint spots; the inside-- which is what you'll see, of course-- has a nice polish and patina (and light spotti...

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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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Unique Toledo Cafe Chair w/ Japanned Copper Finish C1910s
Unique Toledo Cafe Chair w/ Japanned Copper Finish C1910s

$475.00

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 un...

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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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Streamline Era Steel Stool C1945
Streamline Era Steel Stool C1945

$150.00

This basic stool features a few interesting period-specific design elements: The curved base and adjustable foot rest to name a few. Even though the stool is made of steel, the components are stamped, so it is very lightweight. A seat like this would have been found in a municipal or military set...

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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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 Industrial Rite-Hite Factory Stool C1940
Industrial Rite-Hite Factory Stool C1940

$525.00

This industrial factory stool from the Dependable Manufacturing Co. has it all: a fully adjustable frame (that even brings the foot rest when it raises and lowers), great worn green patina and a beautiful solid oak seat. We love the triangular base and the adjustable height allows this stool to g...

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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 Mid Century AJ Nystrom Teaching Globe C1940s
Rare Mid Century AJ Nystrom 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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Cold War Era Fall Out Shelter Sign C1961
Cold War Era Fall Out Shelter Sign C1961

$225.00

This official Department of Defense Fall Out Shelter sign features an applied overlay which signaled the boundaries of the shelter, which was probably in a municipal building. The stark black and yellow made the sign easily readable from hundreds of feat away and the graphic persists as one of t...

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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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Graphic and Fun Mid Century Bat Cut Out
Graphic and Fun Mid Century Bat Cut Out

$100.00

Hand cut and hand painted, this primitive bat sign has a fantastic graphic nature that makes it unexpected and fun. Not just for Halloween, enjoy this spooky piece of Folk Art any time of year.

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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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Vintage Galvanized Water Can C1940
Vintage Galvanized Water Can C1940

$175.00

One of our favorite materials is galvanized steel and this Water Can shows off the medium perfectly. Holding approximately 40 gallons, this can features handles and a great tiered top. The stencil label on the blue band is a particularly charming touch.

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 Monumental Newell Post Finial C1890s
Monumental Newell Post Finial C1890s

$150.00

This enormous newell post finial stands 19 inches tall and is turned from solid ash. The urn shape tells us that this is a Classical Revival era piece that would have been found on a stairwell in a late-19th-century building. Today, it is a fantastically aged architectural relic, perfect for disp...

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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
Petite Hand Forged Pot Rack

$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

$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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 Industrial Metal Parts Cabinet in Bright Green C1940s
Industrial Metal Parts Cabinet in Bright Green C1940s

$225.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn bright 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 bo...

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Vintage Industrial Metal Parts Cabinet C1945
Vintage Industrial Metal Parts Cabinet C1945

$225.00

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

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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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Adjustable Oak and Iron Library Stand C1890s
Adjustable Oak and Iron Library Stand C1890s

$850.00

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

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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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Set of Five Fiberglass Shell Stools C1960s
Set of Five Fiberglass Shell Stools C1960s

$1,450.00

What's not to love about this set of fiberglass shell stools? Done in the style of Charles and Ray Eames, the stools feature fiberglass in three different bright colors, set atop steel bases with swooping footrests. The feet of the stands have been dipped in rubber and painted gold, giving an ext...

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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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Set of Four Emeco Side Chairs C1970
Set of Four Emeco Side Chairs C1970

$2,000.00

Originally designed as a fireproof furniture option for Navy ships and submarines, Emeco chairs have become one of the most recognizable products of the 1940's. This set of pristine Emeco side chairs, with original upholstery intact, comes to us from another U.S. government agency: the Department...

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Mid-Century Pop Shoppe Table C1940s
Mid-Century Pop Shoppe Table C1940s

$325.00

Salvaged from a mid-century Soda Pop Shoppe, this streamlined table packs a punch with a fantastic graphic top, satin chrome details and a unique Deco-inspired base. At 24" in diameter, this little table is a great addition to a galley kitchen, or as added work space in a workshop or commercial s...

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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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Remington Deluxe Noiseless Typewriter w/ Case C1938
Remington Deluxe Noiseless Typewriter w/ Case C1938

$275.00

This dashing typewriter had a lot to boast about, even when it was first produced in the late 1930's. It was portable, it was quiet and it was stylish. It's still all of those things today and, what's more, it still works like a charm. This model comes with its original case and plenty of character.

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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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