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#ZZZ175  - Van Camp's Pork and Beans Brochure Featuring Mrs. Josephine Culbertson
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7 3/8" tall fold out brochure pictures Mrs. Josephine Culbertson on the front. She was considered a bridge (card game) authority back in the day. Inside are recipes for Pork and Beans including info about how to decorate your bridge table. These are from the 1940s and are in nice shape with a little mionor age mark here and there. We acquired them from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one of the largest country store dealers on the East Coast. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.50



#BC162 - Group of 10 Early Cork Lined Delicious Punch Soda Caps
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 10 for $1.50 (that's 15¢ each). Vintage scarce cork lined Punch brand soda bottle cap. These are the old thicker cork from around 1940 or perhaps earlier. Great image of a full soda bottle and two cups with a deco look. Says "Delicious Punch Arificial Flavor and Color.  Unused old stock old stock caps in great shape for their age. You will never find any caps this age in better condition. They are very scarce and were found at the Clem Bottling Company in Marvern, Arkansas.
 

$1.50



#CH326-05  - Rare 1946 Hopalong Cassidy Trade Press Reviews Brochure
Vintage 11" tall 4 page paper brochure for 1946 Hopalong Cassidy films. Pictures Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd), and says "Hoppy Adventures Make Stirring Dramas" "Clarence E. Mulford's Famous Hopalong Cassidy Western Action Stories Featuing William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy". Also says "Capitol Film and Radio" and "Here are the Press Reviews on our 1946 Releases". Between the front a back are 12 reviews of Hopalong Cassidy movies with William Boyd from "Film Daily". Excellent unused condition. These are very rare. We got these from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist.
 

$15.00



#CS142 - Group of three 1946 Lucky Star Pencil Tablets
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 3 for $3 (That's $1.00 each). Vintage 10" tall writing tablets. They say pencil tablets on them and were standard school tablets of the day. They have advertising on them for contests you could win by sending in the covers. You could win bikes, watches, skates, etc. Says on them that the contest started in June 1946 and ran until June 1947, so they are from that time period. Nice unused old store stock in great condition. Got these out of an old store on the East Coast.
 

$3.00



#CS504 - Full Box of Soft Spun Sanitary Tissues
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 3/4" wide full box of tissues. This size was made to be portable for your purse or maybe a large coat pocket. They are marked "Soft Spun Sanitary Tissues" "Stevens & Thompson Paper Co. Greenwich, N. Y.". Soft Spun Sanitary Tissues were trademarked in 1939, so they are likely from the 1940s. Nicely illustrated box shows uses on one side, and has a perforated opening on the other. We acquired these from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one of the largest country store dealers on the East Coast. Excellent unused condition.
 

$2.00



#MS252 Unused Coney Island Ticket for the Thunderbolt Wooden Roller Coaster
Vintage 2 1/8" wide ticket for the Coney Island (New York) Thunderbolt wooden roller coaster. The Thunderbolt operated from 1925 till 1982. These are 30¢ tickets from the 1940s. They came from a fellow that had a store that sold souvenirs along the Coney Island boardwalk. He was a collector and ran into this kind of stuff because he was right there on the boardwalk. They are in excellent unused condition. This is a scarce item.
 

$1.00



#TM101 - Full Unused Pack Front Cover Striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Both sides pictured. Vintage unused pack of front cover striker WWII Era Fort Bragg Army Special Services Matches. Says "Recreation-Entertainment Morale" on the top. Special Services is the entertainment branch of the military that was formed in 1942 to entertain the troops. Perfect unused condition.
 

$1.50



#ZZCE086 - The Western Pacific Railroad Company 4 1/2% Mortgage Bond Certificate
Click the picture to see a large version of the entire image in detail. Vintage 14 1/4" tall when unfolded. Says "The Western Pacific Railroad Company General Mortgage 4 1/2% Income Bond". Dated in the mid 1940s. Used bond certificate in above average condition.
 

$2.50



#ZZZ123 - Crow Lake Lodge 1940s Fishing Brochure
Vintage 6 1/2 " tall 8 panel flyer. Mostly pictures of period people catching giant fish. There is a map on the back.  Says they would furnish you with maid service, meals, and lodging for $10 a day (Said that was the American price). Fishing guides and bait were extra. Pictures large catches of Trout, Walleyes and Northern Pike. The lodge was located in Nestor Falls, Ontario, Canada. Nice unused old stock in great condition from a friend up north who found them. They are a fun read. Click the picture to see a couple of full size pages from the brochure.
 

$1.00



#CE008.1 - Group of 12 Beautiful Gourds 10¢ Seed Packs - Nice Fall/Halloween Item
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $6 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage unfilled (empty) Ornamental Mixed Gourds 10¢ seed packets from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. The old stone litho images on the envelopes were probably printed in the 1940s in mass with blanks for prices and descriptions that they stamped later so they could change the prices and details later. Excellent condition.
 

$6.00



#CE085 - Brilliantly Colored Black Diamond Watermelon Lone Star 5¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Black Diamond Watermelon 5¢ seed packet from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. These are from around the 1940s. Excellent unused condition.

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$1.00

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#NE020 - Tobacco Cone Picturing Black Native
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 12" tall folded flat cones that were used to scoop tobacco. These are old unused stock that were found in Amsterdam, Holland. Circa 1940s. Pictures smoking black native. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.50



#SP077 - Iroquois Beer Menu Sheet - Indians
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 10 1/2" tall Iroquois Indian Head Beer and Ale menu sheet. Pictures Indians serving food with Iroquois beer. Says "...And to add Tand and Zest to any meal - a glass of Iroquois". Menu sheets were marked with the specials of the day and posted at restaurant tables back in the day. These are from around 1950 and in excellent unused condition. These are super nice.
 

$1.00



#CC373 - 1940s Coca Cola Two Part Ad Card/Coupon with Lady in Rocking Chair
Click the picture to see larger more detailed image of both sides. This item is an advertising card/coupon attached to each other by a peforation. Found at the old Coke bottling plant in Frankfort, Indiana. The card and coupon are attached to each other by a perforation as shown in the picture. They come apart cleanly, but some folks like to keep them together and frame them that way. They are in excellent condition and a vintage Coke item from the 1940s.
 

$2.50



#CE076.1 - Group of 12 Brilliantly Colored  Stone Litho Lone Star Seed Company Acorn Squash 5¢ Seed Packs
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $3.60 (that's 30¢ each). Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Acorn Squash 5¢ seed packets from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. Brilliant stone litho. Click the picture to see a large detailed image. These are from the 1940s. Excellent condition.
 

$3.60



#CH326-16  - Humphrey Bogart in "Knock on Any Door" Movie Poster Broadside
Vintage 10 1/2" tall paper movie poster/broadside from the 1949 Humphrey Bogart movie "Knock on Any Door". Also, was the first appearance of John Derek in a movie. Says "Bogart Tough, Compelling in Knock on any Door". Please click the picture to see a more detailed image. Back in the day, when a new movie was going to play at the local theatre, there would be a guy who would run around town tacking these things on bulletin boards, telephone poles, fence posts, or anyplace else where they might be seen. Because most were outdoors, few have survived. Some will have small edge tears or roughness, but this is true of all paper movie broadsides, and they can easily be trimmed for framing. Although, a few small imperfections kind of adds to the look with these. Colors vary. We got them from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist. He found them in the storage area of an old theatre up in Northeast Ohio.
 

$4.00



#ZZZ169  - Printer's File Sample of Red Jacket Athletic Hose Header - Indian - Dated WWII Era
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image of both sides. Vintage 7" or large (sizes vary) thin cardboard header card. Back has a printer's file date stamp. A few have more writing like the one pictured. All are dated during the WWI era. Sizes and dates vary. Front pictures and Indian and says "Red Jacket Athletic Hose" while other side pictures on arrowhead and tells about their guarantee "Seneca Falls, NY". Very unusual and in excellent condition. Found in the files at the old factory.
 

$1.50



#BEADS0173 - 18mm Fancy Faceted Brownish Glass Cabochon with Goldstone Streaks
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 18mm diameter brownish glass cabochon. The backs are flat. Very pretty with multiple facets. Circa 1940s. Excellent unused condition. We found these in a warehouse on the west coast.
 

$0.35



#CA124 - Mobil Oil Pegasus Flying Horse Service Station Tip Sheet
Vintage 4" wide paper Mobil Oil service station tip sheet. They would give you this to let you know what they thought needed to be done on your car. Nice Pegasus (flying horse) image. Circa 1940s. These came from the family of a Mobil Oil Rep who passed away a long time ago. They are unused stock in great condition.
 

$0.25



#CE057 - Brightly Colored Straight 8 Cucumber Lone Star 5¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Straight 8 Cucumber 5¢ seed packet from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. These are from around the 1940s. Excellent unused condition.

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$1.00

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#CE077.1 - Group of 12 Brilliantly Colored Early White Bush Scallop Squash Lone Star 5¢ Seed Packs
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $3.60 (that's 30¢ each). Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Early White Bush Scallop Squash 5¢ seed packets from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. The beautiful images on the envelopes were printed in the 1940s. The price stamps and descriptions were also printed in the 1940s. Excellent condition.
 

$3.60



#CH326-24  - Johnny Weissmuller as Jungle Jim in The Lost Tribe Movie Poster/Broadside
Vintage 13" tall paper movie poster/broadside from the 1949 Johnny Weissmuller movie "The Lost Tribe" where Johnny starred as Jungle Jim. Please click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Back in the day, when a new movie was going to play at the local theatre, there would be a guy who would run around town tacking these things on bulletin boards, telephone poles, fence posts, or anyplace else where they might be seen. Because most were outdoors, few have survived. Some will have small edge tears or roughness, but this is true of all paper movie broadsides, and they can easily be trimmed for framing. Although, a few small imperfections kind of adds to the look with these. Colors vary. We got them from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist. He found them in the storage area of an old theatre up in Northeast Ohio.
 

$5.00



#CS382 - Group of 12 "B-L Preparation Intestinal Eliminant" Medicine Boxes from the WWII Era
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $9 (That's 75¢ each). Vintage large 8" tall (when folded together) medicine box. Says "B-L Preparation A Fine Instestinal Eliminant" "October 1, 1943" (Which was right in the middle of WWII). Long list of strange ingredients. "Atlanta, Georgia". Nice display items for a country store. Boxes shipped folded flat as you see in the picture. This is old unused factory stock in excellent condition.
 

$9.00



#DC212 - Scarce Ferguson Farm Dairy Homogenized Milk Bottle Cap
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 42mm (1.7") diameter cap from around the 1940s from the "Ferguson Farm" dairy in Ferguson, MO. They are in excellent unused condition. These came from the estate of famous dealer and friend Bob Secrist, who had one of the best milk bottle cap collections in the country.
 

$0.15

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