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#HH200 - Huge Diecut Mechanical Valentine with Cat that is a Jester Puppet - Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage huge 9 1/2" tall diecut mechanical valentine that features a cat in a jester's outfit with puppet strings. The cat's head swivels on a brass grommet. Nice condition. Unusual image. The picture is set against the original envelope which is included.  From a long closed factory that made them in the 1950s. Includes original envelope. Very colorful. These days it will cost you $5 to buy a new good quality oversize card with the envelope like this. These are a real bargain.
$1.50



#SIGN182 - Large Mint Ice Cream Soda Sign - As low as 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 12" tall diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a large mint ice cream soda. They are old stock found in Pennsylvania. They were found at a distributor still in their shipping boxes dated 1953. These are as 1950s as you can get.

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#SIGN196 - Diecut Diner Sign with a Steaming Glass Pitcher of Hot Chocolate - As low as 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Buy 4 or more and the price drops to 50¢ each. Vintage 8" tall diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a glass pitcher of steaming hot chocolate. They are unused old stock found in Pennsylvania. They were found at a distributor still in their shipping boxes dated 1953. These are as 1950s as you can get.

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#SIGN208 - Diecut Diner Sign of a Buttered Ham Sandwich and Pickle on a Plate - As low as 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Buy 4 or more and the price drops to 50¢ each. Vintage 9 1/4" wide diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a buttered ham sandwich with a pickle and parsley on a plate. They are unused old stock found in Pennsylvania. They were found at a distributor still in their shipping boxes dated 1953. These are as 1950s as you can get. 

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#TY566 - Group of 4 Different Lithographed Cracker Jack Tin Tops - Japan
Group of 4 different 7/8" diameter vintage tin tops. They all have lithographed design similar or identical to the picture. You will get 4 different. They have a small tip and spin very well. These were sold as tops back in the day and also were put in boxes of Cracker Jacks. They are marked "Japan" and are circa 1950. They are in excellent unused condition. These came from an old friend who is winding his business down.
$10.00



#TY572 - Even Older Version of the Fortune Teller Miracle Fish Japan - As low as 50¢ each
Vintage 3 1/2" wide package contains another package that pictures the fish. Inside is a cellophane fish. Direction on the reverse of the package explain that you lay it on your hand. The heat of your hand made it move. Says "Moving head Jealousy" "Curling sides Fickle" "Curls up Entirely Passionate" etc. We have had various versions of this over the years and this is the oldest one we found. Circa 1950. The outer package will show some typical aging, but the illustrated fish package inside is in perfect condition. Unsold old store stock we recently recovered from a warehouse in Northeast Ohio.
 
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#TY631 - Pair of Carded Tin Sheriff and Special Police Badges - Made in Japan
You get the pair for $3.50 (that's $1.75 each). Vintage 2 1/4" tall embossed tin sheriff badges on display cards. Marked "Made in Japan". One is diecut in a star shape and says "Deputy Sheriff". The other is diecut in a badge shape and says "Special Police". They have sharp pins in the back, so be careful.  These are old 1950s stock that we got from a friend who is retiring. Excellent unused old store stock. The cards have minor typical waviness.
$3.50



#TY642 - Shocking Letter Gag - Made in Japan - As low as $1 each
Click the picture to see a large detailed image. Vintage 5" wide sealed paper envelope says "Shocking Letter" "Shocking Letter Enclosed with Directions" "Made in Japan". Inside it is a small unused envelope with a rubber band powered windup cardboard clown in it. The rubber bands hardened years ago and no longer work. Instructions say "wind up about 20 times fold over and give to your friends". Unsold old 1950s store stock that we recently recovered from a warehouse in Northeast Ohio. Excellent condition. This type of humor harkens back to a time when we were more easily entertained.
 
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#ZLC296 - Lake County Diamond Pear Crate Label
Vintage 10" wide colorful Lake County Diamond Mountain Bartlett Pears crate label. Circa 1950. Click the picture to see an extra large image. Unused stock from the Sole Distributors in Heggblade Marguleas Co. San Francisco, CA.

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#ZLC419 - Cousin Elmer Vegetables Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9" tall vegetable crate label with a very detailed picture of Cousin Elmer on the farm. Circa 1950. Uncommon label, and a nice one. Says "Cousin Elmer Brand Quality Vegetables" "Silberman & Gerst, Inc. Los Angeles, California". We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLC430 - Lily Louisiana Porto Rican Yams Sweet Potatoes Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9" tall yams crate label that pictures a large pretty lily flower. Circa 1950. Says Lily Louisiana Porto Rican Yams Sweet Potatoes" "Friedman & Broussard Lafayette, Louisiana". We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out.  Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLCA*032 - Safe Hit Texas Vegetable Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7" wide Safe Hit vegetable crate label from the Gulf Distributing Co. in Weslaco, TX. Nice baseball image. Nice unused condition. Circa 1950.
$0.75



#ZLCA106 - Ellendale Asparagus Label
Vintage 11" wide Ellendale Asparagus label. These are beautiful. They feature an old colorful bowl of beans and a forest scene. Stone litho in nice unused condition. Old factory stock. These are circa the 1920s.
$0.40



#ZLCA139 - Poor Boy Sliced Beets Can Label
Vintage colorful 9 3/4" wide Poor Boy Salad Sliced Beets can label. Nice picture of a farm boy with a straw hat. These are from the 1950s and are unused stock in excellent condition that was found at the Pine Grove Canning Company in St. Martinsvile, LA. 15oz size.
$0.25



#ZLCA267 - Pink Rose Brand Salmon Can Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9 7/8" wide "Pink Rose Brand Pink Salmon" can label. Uncommon label from around 1950. They picture a large salmon and large pink rose. In the center is smaller fish with a life preserver on it that says "The Cook's Life Saver" . Marked "F. A. Gosse  Company Seattle, U.S.A.". They are in excellent unused condition. We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLCA276 - Scarce Crystal Alaska Salmon Can Label - Fortune Teller
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Scarce can label. Vintage 10" wide Crystal Pink Alaska Salmon label from around 1950. Detailed colorful picture of a fortune teller gazing into a crystal ball. Marked "Crystal Brand Pink Alaska Salmon" "Hulman & Company Terra Haute, Indiana Mattoon, Illinois". We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLSG046 - Gold Dredger Grape Crate Label
Vintage 13" wide Gold Dredger grape crate label. Click the picture to see a much larger image. Pictures a gold mining operation and says "Gold Dredger California Fruit". Unused old stock in excellent condition from H.J. Chaim in Yuba City Sutter County, CA, and marked as such. Circa 1950. This is a scarce label that goes for much higher prices.  
$1.00



#BEADS0345 - Vintage Large Faceted Teardrop shaped Transparent Blue Cabochon
Vintage large 20mm tall faceted teardrop shaped cabochon. They are a transparent blue with a beveled surface and large dimple. These are West Germany from the 1950s. They are in excellent unused condition.
$0.25



#BEADS0450 - 18mm Raised Glass Design Warrior Cameo - As low as 75¢ each
Vintage 18mm (.7") diameter glass cameo featuring a raised surface with a gold painted warrior. Flat back. West German and from the 1950s. This was a very popular theme during that time period. Near perfect condition. Unusual streaked amber base color.
 
This is from our latest treasure hunt! From a warehouse of cabachons and beads! All were in original packaging. All are 50-90 years old!

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#BEADS0470 - Embossed 18mm Glass Cabochon/Cameo with Musical Notes and a Violin - As low as 40¢ each
Vintage 18mm (.7") diameter glass cabochon/cameo with raised glass musical notes and a violin in silver and gold. These are high quality. They are West German made and from the 1950s, and are in excellent unused condition.

This is from our latest treasure hunt! From a warehouse of cabachons and beads! All were in original packaging. All are 50-90 years old!


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#BEADS0783 - Fancy Foil Flat Back Amethyst 18mm Sew On Glass Rhinestone
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 18mm teardrop shaped foiled flat back rhinestone with two holes for sewing on a garment. Beautiful light amethyst color. Many facets. Sew ons in this size are scarce. They are Czech and from the 1950s. Unsold old stock from an old store up in the northeast we recently visited. Excellent unused condition.
$0.15



#BEADS0797 - Large 26mm Red Lady Glass Cameo
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 26mm (1.0") solid glass cameo featuring an image of a victorian lady in red. Flat back. West German and from the 1950s. Near perfect condition. We found these in a sealed box in a warehouse up in the northeast.
$1.00



#BEADS0814 - Group of Ten 13mm Teardrop Shaped Solid Deep Cobalt Blue Glass Beads
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 10 for $1.20 (that's 12¢ each). Vintage 13mm long. Teardrop shaped beads from the 1950s. They are an unusual solid dark cobalt blue color. They are unsold old stock in excellent unused condition that we found in remote storage in a store up in the northeast.
$1.20



#BEADS0821 - Huge 25mm Green and White Swirled Glass Cabochon - Cherry Brand
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage huge 25mm (1.0") tall cabochon. Flat back. These are incredibly beautiful cabochons. Very brilliant green and white swirled colors. Japanese. These were in Cherry Brand packaging which is very high quality. The company only existed from 1946 - 1951, so they are from that time period. Unused perfect condition from original packing. We found these in the remote storage area of an old warehouse up in the northeast. Excuse the reflections from the scanner.
$0.40

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