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Wonderfully Worn Leather Backpack c1940
Wonderfully Worn Leather Backpack c1940

$275.00

Imagine what must have been carried in this handsome bag, and what could be carried in it. The honey-colored leather has been worn perfectly and is well-contrasted by the brushed aluminum zipper and clasps. While this is a fantastic piece of traveling history, it is also promises many adventures ...

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Set of 5 Educational Relief Globes for the Blind c1963
Set of 5 Educational Relief Globes for the Blind c1963

$2,400.00

Produced by the American Printing House for the Blind, this extremely rare set of educational relief half-spheres depicts 5 different sections of the world: Asia, Australia and surrounding islands, South America, the Arctic Gap and Africa. The American Printing House for the Blind open its doors ...

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Underwood Typewriter Company Crate c1915
Underwood Typewriter Company Crate c1915

$425.00

Just as clever and carefully designed as the Underwood Typewriter itself comes this fantastically preserved shipping crate. Heavy and hardworking, typing machines were shipped all around the country in these sturdily built crates, although very few examples of them have survived to today. This mo...

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Hand-Built Model of a Gristmill Water Wheel C1925
Hand-Built Model of a Gristmill Water Wheel C1925

$750.00

Possibly built by an engineering student, this hand-made water wheel model is as charming as it is rustic. With tiny braces and a fully functioning wheel, this incredible piece looks like it belongs to a gristmill on the Brandywine River, but we are happy to enjoy it up close. A fantastic piece o...

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Large Vornado Desk Top Fan C1960
Large Vornado Desk Top Fan C1960

$595.00

While Vornado still makes this model of fan today, nothing beats the original, especially with this incredible original blue paint. Standing at 19" tall with a 15" cage diameter and a new 8' long black nylon cord, this fan is ready to cool you down -- just in time for summer. Completely restored ...

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Library Book Stand W/ Japanned Copper Finish c1925
Library Book Stand W/ Japanned Copper Finish c1925

$575.00

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

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Industrial Accents

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Aluminum Crouse-Hinds "Explosion Proof" Hazard Phone C1960
Aluminum Crouse-Hinds "Explosion Proof" Hazard Phone C1960

$900.00

This phone comes from the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company of Syracuse, New York. Founded in 1894 and still operating today, Crouse-Hinds is a manufacturer of "high-grade electric specialties," and was responsible for installing Syracuse's first-ever traffic signal in 1924. This phone came later for...

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Factory Green Rotating Parts Cabinet C1950
Factory Green Rotating Parts Cabinet C1950

$650.00

Ideal for organization or display, this Nu-Way 'Kari All' 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. E...

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Noonan Antiseptic Sterilizer Cabinet C1920s
Noonan Antiseptic Sterilizer Cabinet C1920s

$425.00

Salvaged from an early-century barbershop, this dapper little sterilizer cabinet bursts with industrial character. The beautifully chipped paint finished is highlighted with bursts of original brass and steel below. We also love the little glass window, which is ornamented by a perfectly aged "An...

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Industrial Spinning Parts Cabinet C1940s
Industrial Spinning Parts Cabinet C1940s

$875.00

Ideal for organization or display, this cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 5 levels 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 amaz...

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Science Classroom Microscope W/ Box C1965
Science Classroom Microscope W/ Box C1965

$195.00

Complete with protective carrying box, glass slides and various other implements, this vintage Bell Systems microscope comes to us straight from a mid-century class room. A few details of note: the dovetailing and brass hinges on the oak box, and the 'scope's mottled black and polished chrome fi...

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Vintage Metal General Store Revolving Display Cabinet C1950
Vintage Metal General Store Revolving Display Cabinet C1950

$695.00

Ideal for organization or display, this small tabletop version of the familiar cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 8 levels present themselves continuously. We imagine this cabinet in a workshop, filled with necessary tools, or in a retail space, filled with prized po...

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Workshop Table Top Rotating Parts Bin C1960
Workshop Table Top Rotating Parts Bin C1960

$525.00

Ideal for organization or display, this small tabletop cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 4 levels 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. Eithe...

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Primitive Handyman's Tool Box C1925
Primitive Handyman's Tool Box C1925

$65.00

Rustically hand-built, this little tool box is comprised simply of plywood, nails and stain. Ideal for storing and organizing all of your necessary items, this little carrier would be a perfect addition to your bathroom, kitchen or, of course, workshop. A wonderful piece of folk art, and useful,...

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Mint Green Industrial Parts Cabinet C1935
Mint Green Industrial Parts Cabinet C1935

$95.00

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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Industrial Parts Cabinet by Union Utility Co C1935
Industrial Parts Cabinet by Union Utility Co C1935

$110.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with chipped and worn grey and silver 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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Solid Bronze Eagle and Tiger Placard C1950
Solid Bronze Eagle and Tiger Placard C1950

$325.00

Cast from solid bronze, this impressive placard shows a soaring eagle overcoming a tiger, perhaps symbolic of the Korean War. The piece, which weighs about 20 pounds, is easily hung via the three counter-sunk screw holes seen on the wings of the eagle and shoulder of the tiger. Condition notes:...

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Pair of American Optical Protective Glasses With Case C1920
Pair of American Optical Protective Glasses With Case C1920

$95.00

The American Optical Company, born in 1826 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, has had as illustrious a history as the United States itself -- and they still operate today. From factory workers to astronauts, American Optical has created protective eye wear for almost every kind of application. This c...

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Small Pocket Microscope W/ Brass Details C1915
Small Pocket Microscope W/ Brass Details C1915

$225.00

There are great details on this early-century scientific tool, including the brass hardware, the knurled adjusters, and the reflecting light mirror, to name a few. A fantastic relic, perfect as a unique book end or desk decor element. Condition notes: Good vintage condition. A few scratches in ...

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Morton Railroad Step Stool C1920
Morton Railroad Step Stool C1920

$425.00

Originally used to assist passengers as they boarded and exited rail cars, this handsome step stool features textured "safety tread," a folded and riveted steel composition and a wonderfully aged patina. An ideal addition to any railroad historian's collection, and a welcome utilitarian guest in ...

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Well-Worn Galvanized Steel Film Reel Canister C1940
Well-Worn Galvanized Steel Film Reel Canister C1940

$165.00

Everything is digital these days, but back when a trip to the cinema only cost you a quarter, fire proof canisters, just like this one from the Capital Pictures Corp, would have helped transport 35mm film reels to and from the theater. Adding to the period charm is the rustic worn patina that hig...

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Industrial Slate and Copper Knife Switch Plate C1930
Industrial Slate and Copper Knife Switch Plate C1930

$150.00

Power up with this incredible industrial-era knife switch plate. Mounted on solid slate, the switch connects to three copper circuits. We love the hearty look of the metal and slate and recommend this impressive piece (which stands 11" tall) be mounted on your wall or on positioned on your librar...

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Polished Aluminum Microphone on Atlas Sound Stand C1960
Polished Aluminum Microphone on Atlas Sound Stand C1960

$425.00

While the microphone is captivating, we'd like to draw your attention to the stand, here. Because in the world of performance-radio, the Atlas Sound microphone stand is king. Combined with the beautiful harp-shaped mic, this polished and cast aluminum stand really sings. A fun piece of music hist...

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Polished Chrome Astatic D-104 Microphone C1960
Polished Chrome Astatic D-104 Microphone C1960

$225.00

In the world of ham radio, the Astatic Microphone is king. This lovely polished chrome model was first designed in the 1930's, but remained one of the most popular mouthpieces through the 1970's (our edition dates to about 1960). A fun piece of radio history and a great decor element. Plus, it wo...

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Very Rare National Cash Register Credit Stamping Phone C1940
Very Rare National Cash Register Credit Stamping Phone C1940

$275.00

It's not likely that you'll see one of these for a good long while. Originally found in department stores, credit stamping phones were used to monitor internal lines of credit for regular customers. Our particular example features a few really nice touches, including milk glass indicator lights, ...

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Rusted Steel Shoreline Railroad Dustpan C1915
Rusted Steel Shoreline Railroad Dustpan C1915

$95.00

Worn and weathered, this heavy duty steel dustpan is a must-have for any collector of railroad memorabilia. Shoreline Railroad ran service along coast of New England and, in some form, still follows the same path today. This relic of the early 20th century offers great industrial style, with plen...

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Industrial 8-Drawer Desk Organizer C1965
Industrial 8-Drawer Desk Organizer C1965

$165.00

This fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, this desk organizer was once finished with a mottled grey paint, but time has improved the finish by adding the perfect amount of rust and wear. This cabinet is small e...

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Library Book Stand W/ Japanned Copper Finish c1925
Library Book Stand W/ Japanned Copper Finish c1925

$575.00

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

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Industrial Schrader Valve Company Display Cabinet c1945
Industrial Schrader Valve Company Display Cabinet c1945

$325.00

Distributed by Schrader in the 1940's to house their tire pressure valve caps, this fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal and mounted on a wooden disc stand, hand painted with great lettering and colors, this cab...

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Vintage Triplet Milliamp on Stand c1934
Vintage Triplet Milliamp on Stand c1934

$500.00

Founded in Bluffton, Ohio in 1904 by R.L. Triplet, Triplet still makes milliamp readers today as part of Jewel Instrument's family of manufacturers. This handsome devil, Model 321, was patented by R.L. Triplet in 1934 with the goal of further advancing their line of electrical range measuring too...

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Rustic Table Top Parts Cabinet W/ 12 Removable Drawers c1945
Rustic Table Top Parts Cabinet W/ 12 Removable Drawers c1945

$250.00

Ideal for organization or display, this small tabletop parts cabinet has 12 removable drawers, which can be taken off and rearranged in any pattern. 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 am...

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Storage & Utility

 Rare Film Projectionist's Cabinet W/ Reels and Canister C1935
Rare Film Projectionist's Cabinet W/ Reels and Canister C1935

$900.00

We've never seen anything quite like this. Built for the purpose of storing films in the projectionist's booth in a movie theater, this cabinet features five numbered slots for film reel storage. Each reel holds about 11 minutes of film, so every movie is made up of several reels that have to be...

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Industrial Workshop 3-Drawer Parts Cabinet C1940
Industrial Workshop 3-Drawer Parts Cabinet C1940

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$225.00

This fantastic cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with wonderfully patinated brown 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,...

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Factory Tabletop 4-Level Spinning Parts Cabinet C1935
Factory Tabletop 4-Level Spinning Parts Cabinet C1935

$550.00

Ideal for organization or display, this small tabletop cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 4 levels 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. Eithe...

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

$950.00

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

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Alaska North Star Freezer Ice Cream Maker C1910s
Alaska North Star Freezer Ice Cream Maker C1910s

$140.00

The Alaska Freezer Company (of Massachusetts) began making ice cream makers at the turn of the century, right at the height of Alaska's Yukon Gold Rush. This delightful little machine likely dates from that period and features a hand-powered aluminum mixer. While we don't recommend this for makin...

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Mid-Century Tums Advertisement Thermometer C1965
Mid-Century Tums Advertisement Thermometer C1965

$125.00

When a St. Louis pharmacist invented Tums for his wife's indigestion, the quick relief medicine became an instant sensation. This dapper little advertisement thermometer would have hung in the window of a neighborhood Pop Shoppe or grocery store. The thermometer still works, too! Condition notes...

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

$900.00

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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Industrial Spinning Parts Cabinet C1940s
Industrial Spinning Parts Cabinet C1940s

$875.00

Ideal for organization or display, this cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 5 levels 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 amaz...

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Dandy Little Shaving Mirror W/ Implements C1920s
Dandy Little Shaving Mirror W/ Implements C1920s

$375.00

A wonderful addition to any bathroom vanity, this handsome little mirror features a silver painted cast pot-metal base, a milkglass soap dish and a horse hair lather brush. Use this great piece as a fun decorative element and put it to work, too. The mirror has wonderful character with a few chip...

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Japanned Copper Scissor Arm Mirror C1890s
Japanned Copper Scissor Arm Mirror C1890s

$1,250.00

This mirror boasts some of the most wonderful detail in finish and style, perfectly representative of late 19th-century design. With japanned copper finish and a beveled glass mirror, this piece promises style and functionality. See additional photos for condition of the mirror. Condition notes...

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Enormous Aluminum Porthole Mirror C1960
Enormous Aluminum Porthole Mirror C1960

$750.00

Ideal for a sophisticated seaside home, this polished aluminum porthole has been outfitted with a beautiful beveled glass mirror. The 2" fasteners unhinge, allowing the porthole to swing open, which would make an incredible and unique medicine cabinet or unexpected storage place. At 29" wide, thi...

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Victorian Vanity Mirror W/ Cast Iron Base C1890s
Victorian Vanity Mirror W/ Cast Iron Base C1890s

$425.00

At 18" tall, with a 5" mirror diameter, this sweet little vanity mirror most likely graced a department store beauty counter or jeweler's display case, 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 ...

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Neo-Classical Expandable Book Ends C1930
Neo-Classical Expandable Book Ends C1930

$290.00

Cast from solid brass, this unique expandable book end features three Grecian figures, each of them presented in a different pose. The poses might look familiar as they seem to represent the Japanese maxim: See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil. A lovely and useful piece, perfect for any room ...

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Pair of Lathe Turned Redwood Burl Vases, Date Unknown
Pair of Lathe Turned Redwood Burl Vases, Date Unknown

$1,800.00

You can find these remarkable burl vases where folk art meets factory, where primitive meets industrial. We found them filled with old car parts in an abandoned auto shop. There's something impressive about these vases, and it's not just their size (33" tall). They are polished to perfection, per...

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Nickel Plated Table Top Barbershop Mirror C1925
Nickel Plated Table Top Barbershop Mirror C1925

$475.00

A wonderful addition to any bathroom vanity, this handsome little mirror features a Colonial Revival style nickel plated base and a wonderfully clear beveled glass mirror. Use this great piece as a fun decorative element and put it to work, too. The mirror has wonderful character with very few ch...

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Set of 6 Purple and Gold Lanissa Ornaments W/ Original Box C1950
Set of 6 Purple and Gold Lanissa Ornaments W/ Original Box C1950

$90.00

A popular and prolific holiday ornament company, Lanissa produced flocked and stenciled glass decor out of West Germany for decades during the mid-century. This set of 6 purple and gold glass ornaments features curling lines of red and silver glitter. Perfect for adding a little period authentici...

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Pair Sheffield-Style Silver Plate Candlestick Holders C1830
Pair Sheffield-Style Silver Plate Candlestick Holders C1830

$350.00

In traditional Sheffield style, this pair of silver plate candleholders feature a scalloped and gathered composition. The candlesticks are weighted, silver plate and have removable bobeches. There are silver marks on the side of each base (see third photo), which point us toward Sheffield as the ...

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Traditional Victorian Cast Iron Tree Stand C1900
Traditional Victorian Cast Iron Tree Stand C1900

$150.00

Just in time for the holidays comes this handsome cast iron tree stand, complete with original green and gold polychrome. Made of sturdy cast iron, this stand will support any small sized tree with the help of its three original stabilizer screws. Condition notes: Lovely original condition with...

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Grammier Oberle Funeral Home Advertisement Thermometer C1945
Grammier Oberle Funeral Home Advertisement Thermometer C1945

$150.00

The Grammier Oberle Funeral Home still operates out of Port Arthur, Texas, just as it did when this advertisement thermometer was distributed in the 1940's. Things to note about this little dual-purpose sign: the thermometer still works, the mid-century styling is understated and polished, and th...

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Vintage Metal General Store Revolving Display Cabinet C1950
Vintage Metal General Store Revolving Display Cabinet C1950

$695.00

Ideal for organization or display, this small tabletop version of the familiar cylindrical parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 8 levels present themselves continuously. We imagine this cabinet in a workshop, filled with necessary tools, or in a retail space, filled with prized po...

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Pair of Rustic Redwood Burl Bookends C1955
Pair of Rustic Redwood Burl Bookends C1955

$165.00

Cut from gnarled redwood burl, this set of sturdy bookends will help bring the wilderness (and some of the mid-century's love of natural design elements) home. A pair of handsome, rustic design elements that are small enough to adorn your book shelf, mantle or desk top. Condition notes: Well-pr...

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Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Seiko C1965
Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Seiko C1965

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$150.00

Founded in Japan in 1877, the Seiko Clock company still makes time pieces today. This example comes from their more utilitarian line of clocks, which were used in countries around the globe. Ordered in bulk for municipal and government capacities, these clocks outfitted offices in buildings and o...

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Mid-Century Mint Green Naval Clock by Seiko C1965
Mid-Century Mint Green Naval Clock by Seiko C1965

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$150.00

Founded in Japan in 1877, the Seiko Clock company still makes time pieces today. This example comes from their more utilitarian line of clocks, which were used in countries around the globe. Ordered in bulk for municipal and government capacities, these clocks outfitted offices in buildings and o...

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Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Kappa C1965
Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Kappa C1965

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$150.00

Ordered in bulk for municipal and government capacities, these clocks outfitted offices in buildings and on board cargo ships. This handsome clock features a blue baked-on enamel finish and chrome details. It has also been outfitted with a new time keeping mechanism so that it will keep ticking f...

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Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Citizen C1965
Mid-Century Blue Naval Clock by Citizen C1965

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$150.00

Founded in Japan in 1924, the Citizen Watch company still makes jewelry and time pieces today. This example comes from their more utilitarian line of clocks, which were used in countries around the globe. Ordered in bulk for municipal and government capacities, these clocks outfitted offices in b...

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Primitive Rotating Hardware Cabinet W/ Lift Out Bins C1940
Primitive Rotating Hardware Cabinet W/ Lift Out Bins C1940

$525.00

Ideal for organization or display, this sturdy tabletop parts cabinet rotates on an axis so that each of the 9 bins presents itself 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 amaz...

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Corley Funeral Home Advertisement Thermometer C1932
Corley Funeral Home Advertisement Thermometer C1932

$325.00

The Corley Funeral Home still operates out of Mexia, Texas, just as it did when this advertisement thermometer was distributed in the early 1930's. Things to note about this little dual-purpose sign: the thermometer still works, the printed face features a stunning 1930's hearse (complete with sp...

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General Store Display Jar by Aridor C1917
General Store Display Jar by Aridor C1917

$475.00

Originally found on the counters of early-century general stores and green grocers, glass humidors were used to keep dry goods, well, dry. Filled with crackers, candy and cookies, these jars were the keepers of every young shoppers favorite treats. With the original glass body and stamped aluminu...

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Ideal Postal Scale in Japanned Copper C1910
Ideal Postal Scale in Japanned Copper C1910

$125.00

Straight from the post office, this 2 lb Ideal Postal Scale is still perfectly balanced. Essential in its design, this scale does indulge in a little bit of ornamentation via its japanned copper finish. Condition notes: A small amount of wear in the finish and metal, but still in excellent work...

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Kirkman's Soap Crate C1950's
Kirkman's Soap Crate C1950's

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$95.00

This wonderfully stenciled pine crate would have held 100 cakes of Kirkman brand borax soap. Each cake was wrapped in a screen-printed coupon, which would go toward your next order of Kirkman soap. Hence the slogan "Save the Coupons!" After its life as a soap box, this crate was put to use storin...

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Stackbin Company Four Drawer Unit C1930
Stackbin Company Four Drawer Unit C1930

Sold as a set of four, but check with customer service about additional quantities.

$225.00

Is there a better way to store and organize your prized possessions than in this column of industrial stack bins? If so, we'd like to hear about it. Made by the Stackbin Company of Rhode Island in the 1930's, these bins are hearty enough to handle any storage need. Banded together in a steel rac...

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Small Mid-Century Scissor Arm Bathroom Mirror C1940
Small Mid-Century Scissor Arm Bathroom Mirror C1940

$225.00

At 8 1/2" in diameter, this sweet little vanity mirror is the perfect size for an apartment or guest bathroom. The round mirror has a wonderful bevel and swinging arm extends from 10" to 25". There is some age chrome finish of the bracket and scissor arm, as well as shadows in the silvering of th...

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Vintage Chalkboard W/ Abacus C1935
Vintage Chalkboard W/ Abacus C1935

$225.00

Wonderfully worn, this beautiful wood-framed chalkboard offers the additional charm of a multi-colored abacus. The perfect way to organize your daily to-do list, with the help of a little extra vintage flare.

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Rare and Rustic Apothecary Spice Cabinet C1875
Rare and Rustic Apothecary Spice Cabinet C1875

$750.00

Often replicated, but never truly duplicated, authentic apothecary cabinets are rare (and often misidentified) within the antique community. Made of zinc and thin planks of wood, this cabinet would have most likely been found in a country general store, or maybe even on board a travelling salesma...

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Industrial Brown Parts Cabinet C1935
Industrial Brown Parts Cabinet C1935

$195.00

This fantastic cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal, with wonderfully patinated brown 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 ...

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Incredible Hand-Built Industrial Storage Cabinet C1930
Incredible Hand-Built Industrial Storage Cabinet C1930

$395.00

We are suckers for unique pieces of utilitarian history, especially if they have unexpected secrets, as this cabinet does. Built by a crafty handyman, this rough wooden cabinet is made from old crates, the markings of which can be seen on the inside of the various drawers (see all photos for deta...

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Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Canister C1930
Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Canister C1930

$425.00

The Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company of Kansas City, MO once boasted an impressive claim to fame: they were the second largest cracker manufacturer in the United States for most of the 1910's, 20's and 30's. If that fact doesn't sell you on this piece, than maybe the charming worn yellow patina or the...

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Art Deco Counter Top Sterilizer Cabinet C1935
Art Deco Counter Top Sterilizer Cabinet C1935

$350.00

Salvaged from an early-century barbershop, this dapper little sterilizer cabinet bursts with Art Deco styling. The beautifully patinaed maple is highlighted with snazzy tapered trim, and the original worn brass cabinet knob and hinges give it just the right touch of age. A wonderful piece, perfec...

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Grey-Green Card Catalog Cabinet C1935
Grey-Green Card Catalog Cabinet C1935

$165.00

This wonderfully aged library card catalog cabinet clearly has a bit of a past. Originally, it would be been finished in honey-colored oak, but over its 80 year career it has been painted and repainted, giving its exterior a perfect multi-colored "alligator" patina. The amazing finish aside, orga...

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Chipped Industrial Medicine Cabinet W/ Beveled Mirror C1925
Chipped Industrial Medicine Cabinet W/ Beveled Mirror C1925

$300.00

We love when our old things show their age, and this industrial metal cabinet is an excellent example of the perfect weathering that only comes with time. While the deliciously chipped patina of this piece lends itself to an industrial heritage, this medical cabinet has distinct ornamental elemen...

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General Store Display Jar W/ Lid C1925
General Store Display Jar W/ Lid C1925

$175.00

It's not hard to imagine this glass display jar filled with penny candy in a general store or side walk shop in some forgotten New England town. The jar has a worn steel lid, which opens with a hinge or by screwing off. A great addition to any workshop or a fun organizational element for your kit...

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Moroccan Leather Pouf C1965
Moroccan Leather Pouf C1965

$225.00

The Dude knows that the right decor can really tie a room together. We love the Big Lebowski vibes coming off of this perfectly preserved leather Moroccan-style pouf. In honey and forest green tones, the leather is still intact, with only a few rub marks to show its age.

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Blue Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Tin C1930
Blue Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Tin C1930

$425.00

The Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company of Kansas City, MO once boasted an impressive claim to fame: they were the second largest cracker manufacturer in the United States for most of the 1910's, 20's and 30's. If that fact doesn't sell you on this piece, than maybe the charming worn blue patina or the e...

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Hand-Made 60-Drawer Parts Cabinet C1940
Hand-Made 60-Drawer Parts Cabinet C1940

$725.00

We are suckers for unique pieces of utilitarian history, especially if they were clearly well-used. Built by a crafty auto mechanic, this rough wooden cabinet features 60 tiny drawers and was meant to hold car and hardware parts. A fantastic attention-grabbing piece, this cabinet also boasts plen...

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Hamilton Triangular Type Cabinet W/ Green Sides C1920
Hamilton Triangular Type Cabinet W/ Green Sides C1920

$425.00

This counter-top cabinet would once have held hundreds of steel lettering type, designed and manufactured by the Hamilton Type Company of Twin Rivers, Wisconsin. Today, not only is it a fantastic relic of an iconic lettering company, it also serves as a wonderful and unique organizational tool.

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Art Deco Nickel and Milk Glass Sterilizer Cabinet C1928
Art Deco Nickel and Milk Glass Sterilizer Cabinet C1928

$450.00

Salvaged from an early-century barbershop, this dapper little sterilizer cabinet bursts with Deco character. The beautifully worn nickel-plated finished is highlighted with bursts of original brass below. We also love the three glass shelves, the window sash-style latch and the milk glass top, wh...

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Industrial Schrader Valve Company Display Cabinet c1945
Industrial Schrader Valve Company Display Cabinet c1945

$325.00

Distributed by Schrader in the 1940's to house their tire pressure valve caps, this fantastic little cabinet is the perfect way to protect and display your prized possessions. Made of industrial grade metal and mounted on a wooden disc stand, hand painted with great lettering and colors, this cab...

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Large Vornado Desk Top Fan C1960
Large Vornado Desk Top Fan C1960

$595.00

While Vornado still makes this model of fan today, nothing beats the original, especially with this incredible original blue paint. Standing at 19" tall with a 15" cage diameter and a new 8' long black nylon cord, this fan is ready to cool you down -- just in time for summer. Completely restored ...

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Rustic and Refined Rail Road Station Desk Organizer C1880s
Rustic and Refined Rail Road Station Desk Organizer C1880s

$425.00

Once used to organize programs and schedules on a rail road station manager's desk, this wonderful piece of early-century Americana would be an ideal addition to any work space today. Our favorite parts? The ornate scrolling jigsaw work on each of the 9 shelves, the dove-tail construction and the...

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Underwood Typewriter Company Crate c1915
Underwood Typewriter Company Crate c1915

$425.00

Just as clever and carefully designed as the Underwood Typewriter itself comes this fantastically preserved shipping crate. Heavy and hardworking, typing machines were shipped all around the country in these sturdily built crates, although very few examples of them have survived to today. This mo...

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Wonderfully Worn Leather Backpack c1940
Wonderfully Worn Leather Backpack c1940

$275.00

Imagine what must have been carried in this handsome bag, and what could be carried in it. The honey-colored leather has been worn perfectly and is well-contrasted by the brushed aluminum zipper and clasps. While this is a fantastic piece of traveling history, it is also promises many adventures ...

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Unique Finds

Japanese Naval Fleet Folk Art Souvenirs C1948
Japanese Naval Fleet Folk Art Souvenirs C1948

$450.00

Comprised of seven hand-made miniature battleships, this collection is a remarkable relic of war-time Folk Art. Created at the end or just after the close of World War II, small "spotter" models like these would have been used to help sailors identify Japanese ships. This collection is likely a s...

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Mickey Mouse Themed Kick Drum C1930s
Mickey Mouse Themed Kick Drum C1930s

$950.00

One of the most recognizable images in the world, this charmingly portrayed Mickey Mouse is familiar, even by the hand of the amateur artist responsible for this piece. Carefully rendered on the front of a kick drum, this vintage piece offers something for everyone. Judging by the style of the d...

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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Watch Makers Trade Sign W/ Stand C1900
Watch Makers Trade Sign W/ Stand C1900

$2,400.00

Made from cast iron and steel, this incredible pocket watch trade sign would have originally hung above the entrance to a watch, jewelry and clock repair shop. The sign is embossed and double-sided, making it even more remarkable. One face of the watch has been refinished, with era-appropriate co...

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Pair of Ward's Supreme Roller Skates C1950
Pair of Ward's Supreme Roller Skates C1950

$55.00

Perfectly weathered, this pair of Ward's Supreme adjustable roller skates feature a rustically worn aluminum finish and a single leather strap. In their prime, these skates would have been on every Tom and Jane's Christmas list. Today, they make a fun and nostalgic decor item, the perfect additio...

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Perfectly Worn Flexible Flyer 52 Inch Sled C1925
Perfectly Worn Flexible Flyer 52 Inch Sled C1925

$195.00

Go dashing through the snow on this authentic Flexible Flyer sled. Ideal for decor or downhill racing, this little beauty brings heart-warming holiday cheer in any capacity. Mount it above your mantel, hang it next to your tree or make a memorable tablescape -- the possibilities are endless with ...

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Double-Sided Denoyer Geppert Slated US Map C1955
Double-Sided Denoyer Geppert Slated US Map C1955

$1,300.00

Industrial teaching maps always play hard to get, so we were thrilled to locate this one. This rarity was manufactured by the Denoyer Geppert Company of Chicago, Illinois, one of the U.S.'s oldest publisher of educational maps, globes and geographical materials. Often called "Military" or "Aviati...

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Hand-Painted Snare Drum Carrying Case C1960
Hand-Painted Snare Drum Carrying Case C1960

$375.00

Few things are more charming than this snare drum carrying case. Part billboard, part luggage, this fiberboard case would have protected the musical instrument of Ted Gardner, apparently. We are wild for the lettering, as well as the perfectly worn leather handle. An excellent piece of rustic, we...

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Well-Travelled Vintage Suitcase C1950s
Well-Travelled Vintage Suitcase C1950s

$325.00

Set sail with this stunning mid-century suitcase, which boasts the most incredible collection of travel stickers we've ever seen. A rare find in such condition, the owner of this brilliant specimen (whose initials were JW), clearly suffered from wanderlust. Our favorite stickers feature Grand Hot...

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Human Skeleton Teaching Chart by AJ Nystrom C1945
Human Skeleton Teaching Chart by AJ Nystrom C1945

$950.00

This wonderful anatomical chart 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 human skeleton, in full color and detail. Unrolls from two oak rods, w...

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Vintage Skate Case W/ Conoco Travel Decals and Leather Roller Skates C1940's
Vintage Skate Case W/ Conoco Travel Decals and Leather Roller Skates C1940's

$395.00

This incredible mid-century relic has something for everyone: for the petroliana collector in your life, the case boasts a stunning collection of (highly desirable) 1930's and '40's Conoco Gas decals, which would have been amassed by travelling around state to state. For the mid-century design an...

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Incredible Zinc Horse Head Farrier's Trade Sign C1880
Incredible Zinc Horse Head Farrier's Trade Sign C1880

$5,000.00

When it comes to 19th century trade signs, this is a horse of a different color. Made of zinc, this sign was formed using the repousse method of molding metal -- by hammering and forming it from the inside out. While the form and composition is stunning, we also love the perfectly worn gilt finis...

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George F. Cram Educational Anatomical Chart C1940
George F. Cram Educational Anatomical Chart C1940

$850.00

This wonderful anatomical chart was manufactured by the George F. Cram Company, who made maps, globes and charts from 1837 through 2012. When unfurled, the chart depicts the intricate human skeleton and muscle structure, in full color and detail. Unrolls from two oak rods, which can be hung from ...

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Small Hat Case W/ Hand-Stenciled Beach Scene C1960
Small Hat Case W/ Hand-Stenciled Beach Scene C1960

$125.00

We love when our antiques show their age and this pint-sized suitcase is a great example of time-worn character. The edges and leather handle of this little vinyl case have been perfectly weathered, but the hand-stenciled scene on the front is completely intact. We love the view: a carefree flapp...

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Rocket Ship Gumball Dispenser By Northwestern Vending Corp C1959
Rocket Ship Gumball Dispenser By Northwestern Vending Corp C1959

$2,500.00

Piggy-backing on the mid-century Space Craze, the Northwestern Vending Corporation released several celestially themed vending and arcade machines. This edition, the Moon Rocket, was one of their earliest models in the aerial category, as they later debuted the Saturn 5000 and the Northwestern Je...

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Set of 9 Rustically Made Shooting Targets C1935
Set of 9 Rustically Made Shooting Targets C1935

$1,300.00

Crafted from cut and welded steel, these barn yard animal shooting targets are a charming example of rustic Americana. Each of the two-dimensional figures feature perfectly aged finishes, complete with bullet and pellet marks that prove the previous owner was a pretty good shot. The animals stand...

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Child's Metal Folding Chair W/ Clown Motif C1960
Child's Metal Folding Chair W/ Clown Motif C1960

$195.00

Bring in the clowns! This adorable little folding chair features a bright red baked-on enamel finish, wonderful wear in the seat and legs, and a happy little clown on the back rest. A fun addition to any play room! Condition notes: Worn condition, but well preserved with easy opening and closing...

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Copper Lion's Head Architectural Remnant C1910
Copper Lion's Head Architectural Remnant C1910

$1,350.00

It is easy to imagine this roaring lion's head in its original setting: as the focal point of an ornate cornice, embellishing the roofline of a prominent Revival-style building. This lion would likely have been one of many along the cornice and was probably cut out around his mane, which would ha...

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Boarding School Swimming Trophy C1936
Boarding School Swimming Trophy C1936

$195.00

We imagine the Mid-South Association was tough competition, because this swimming award would be a proud addition to any trophy cabinet. This trophy was given to McCallie, an all-boys boarding school that still exists in Tennessee. We love the Art Deco skyscraper style pedestal, the silver plated...

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Lamplighter House Sign Plaque C1940
Lamplighter House Sign Plaque C1940

$225.00

Cast in aluminum, this charming little house sign features a friendly looking Benjamin Franklin-esque figure, lighting a street lamp. Well worn, but ready to display new house numbers or the name of your establishment.

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Hand-Built Model of a Gristmill Water Wheel C1925
Hand-Built Model of a Gristmill Water Wheel C1925

$750.00

Possibly built by an engineering student, this hand-made water wheel model is as charming as it is rustic. With tiny braces and a fully functioning wheel, this incredible piece looks like it belongs to a gristmill on the Brandywine River, but we are happy to enjoy it up close. A fantastic piece o...

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Set of 5 Educational Relief Globes for the Blind c1963
Set of 5 Educational Relief Globes for the Blind c1963

$2,400.00

Produced by the American Printing House for the Blind, this extremely rare set of educational relief half-spheres depicts 5 different sections of the world: Asia, Australia and surrounding islands, South America, the Arctic Gap and Africa. The American Printing House for the Blind open its doors ...

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