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#TY660 - Pair of Two Different Balloon Shoe Toys
You get the pair for $2 (that's $1 each) Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage cardboard balloon shoe toys. Both are about 5 1/2" tall. The one says "Bayshore's Schnozzle Tossup" "Inflates to 20" "Toss him in the air and watch him land on his feet" then gives directions for how to attach the balloon. It pictures "Schnozzle". The other is diecut into a pair of shoes and says "Toss-up Balloon" then gives the directions for how to attach the balloon. These were store giveaways. Neither comes with balloons. They are from around 1950 and are old store stock from Bayshore's Shoes in Elkton, MD. Unused old stock in excellent unused condition.
 

$2.00



#ZZCE069 - McKesson & Robbins Incorporated Stock Certificate
(Click the image to view the full certificate) Vintage 11 1/2" wide stock certificate from  "McKesson & Robbins Incorporated". Most are dated in the 1950s, but there are a few older than that. Used stock certificate in great condition. This was one of the pioneering companies in the health care industry in this country. They have been in business since 1833 selling medicine. Now they are known simply as McKesson.
 

$1.00



#BEADS0536 - 12mm Amethyst Rose Glass Oval Rhinestone - As Low as 15¢ each
Vintage 12mm (.5") tall oval glass amethyst rose colored rhinestone. Foiled pointy back. Packages said "Czechoslovakia" Thse are from the 1950s. Perfect, never seen the light of day 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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$0.25

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#BEADS0809 - Large 20mm Rose Colored Spiral Cabochon
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large round 20mm across cabochon. The rose colored spiral is in layers like coiled rope. Very beautiful. These are from around 1950, and are scarce and unusual. The backs are flat to slightly concave. Packages were marked "Made in Japan". They are in never seen the light of day perfect condition.
 

$0.75



#BEADS0822 - Large 18mm Foil Back Shield Shaped Topaz Colored Glass Rhinestone
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 18mm (.7") tall Topaz colored glass shield shaped multi-faceted rhinestone. Foiled pointy back. Packages said "West Germany" "Topaz" 1950s. Perfect, never seen the light of day condition. We found these in the remote storage area of an old building up in the northeast.
 

$0.30



#BEADS0834 - Fancy Foil Flat Back Sapphire Colored 20mm Sew On Glass Rhinestone
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 20mm round foiled flat back rhinestone with two holes for sewing on a garment. Beautiful Sapphire color. Multi-faceted. 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.
 

$0.20



#BEADS0868 - Very Large 32mm Faceted Clear Blue Glass Rhinestone
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage huge 32mm (1 1/4" tall) Czech clear blue glass colored rhinestone. No backing. The color is slightly darker than the picture, but not much. Fancy with many facets. The back is slighly raised by more facets and flat. These are from around 1950 or perhaps a little earlier. Perfect, never seen the light of day condition. We found these in an old warehouse up in the northeast.
 

$0.40



#BEADS0879 - Huge 39mm Round Goldstone Plastic Cabochon
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image (both sides pictured). Vintage huge 39mm across black and white swirled plastic speckled with goldstone accent. Flat back. 1950s. Perfect, never seen the light of day condition. We found these on a trip to the northeast to a warehouse that has not seen the light of day for many years.
 

$0.30



#BEADS0890 - Beaded Metal and Copper Tassel - Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7/8" tall tassel with copper beads, and a decorative hanging gold colored metal. Boxes were marked "Made in Japan". Circa 1950s. These are in excellent unused condition. Some of the copper is showing some aging.
 

$0.15



#BEADS0901 - Group of 5 Small Heart Shaped 8mm Glass Cameo with Gilded Floral Decoration
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 5 for $1 (that's 20¢ each). Vintage small 8mm heart shaped glass cameo. Flat back. The have a gilded floral design. Made in Japan, and from the 1950s. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.00



#BEADS0911 - Group of 12 Shiny White 10mm Glass Dangler Beads with Metal Loops
Click the picture to see a larger more detail image. You get 12 for $1.44 (that's 12¢ each). Vintage 10mm diameter dangler beads including the loop. These are a bright shiny white and have brass loops. They were found in original packaging strung on wire. Packs were marked "Made in Japan" and they are from the 1950s. Other than age patina on the metal (as you can see in the larger picture), these are in perfect unused condition.
 

$1.44



#BEADS0918 - Group of Four 18mm  Glass Cameos Picturing a Bouquet of Flowers
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 4 for $1.20 (that's 30¢ each). Vintage 18mm diameter glass cameos picture a bouquet of flowers. Flat back. Made in Japan, and from the 1950s. Glass cameos are getting harder and harder for us to find. Excellent unused condition.
 

$1.20



#BEADS0947 - Large 27mm Black and Gold Glass Intaglio with Wright Brothers Plane
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 27mm (1.1") wide black and pink West German glass intaglio from around 1950. They picture the airplane that the Wright Brothers first used in Kitty Hawk North, Carolina. Excellent unused condition from an old warehouse up in the northeast.
 

$1.00



#CA538 - Old Unused Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Train Check
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4" tall unused Baltimore & Ohio train check. These all have dates on them between 3/57 (March 1957) and 8/12/53 (August 1953), and are from the 1950s. They were called train checks, and you had to carry them at all times when you were on the train to prove you had paid. These are unused old stock in great condition that I acquired from a railroad collector who used to scour the old terminals around downtown Cincinnati looking for things that were left.
 

$0.25



#CC336 - Group of 2 Coca Cola Menu Sheets from McCory McLellan Green Stores - Dimestore
You get two for $1 (that's 50¢ each). Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9 1/2" tall paper menu sheet. Top and bottom are pictured. You can see the whole sheet on the larger image. They say "McCrory - McLellan - Green Stores". They have a Coke logo that dates them to the 1950s. The green stores were dimestores that operated from the 1930s to the 1960s in a lot of parts of the country. These would have been used in their soda fountain. These are unused old plant stock in great shape.
 

$1.00



#CE001 - Colorful Semi-Dwarf Imperial Blue Ageratum Lone Star 10¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Semi-Dwarf Imperial Blue Ageratum 10¢ seed packet from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. The beautiful images on the envelopes were printed in the 1950s. The price stamps and descriptions were printed later. Excellent condition.

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#CE044 - Cupid Scarlet (Tiny Tim) Zinnia Lone Star 10¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Cupid Scarlet (Tiny Tim) Zinnia 10¢ seed packet 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 printed in the 1950s. Excellent condition.

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#CE064 - Spineless Okra Lone Star 10¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Long Green Spineless Okra 10¢ seed packet from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Texas. The images on the envelopes were printed in the 1940s. The price stamps and descriptions were printed in the 1950s. Excellent condition.

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#CE081.1 - Earliana Tomato Lone Star 10¢ Seed Pack - As Low As 50¢
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/2" tall unfilled (empty) Earliana Tomato 10¢ seed packet 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 printed in the 1950s. Excellent condition.

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#CS505 - Holdette Brand Carded 10¢ Pony Tail Barrette - Made in USA
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 4 1/4" wide carded pony tail holder. They say "Holdette holds hair in place" "A Tilco Product Made in the USA" and "Pony Tail Barrette 10¢ Per Card". Colors vary. 1950s. Old store stock in unused condition.
 

$1.50



#HH202 - Large Diecut Standup Glitter Valentine with Bugle Boy - Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 7" wide diecut standup valentine that features a bugle boy with generous applied gold glitter. There are tabs on the bottom sides that can be folded back to make the valentine stand up. Nice condition. Period look. 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.
 

$1.25



#HH210 - Large Diecut Mechanical Valentine with Girl Carrying a Heart - Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 7" tall diecut mechanical valentine that features an a girl carrying a valentine heart. Her arm and the heart swivel on a brass grommet. Nice condition. Fun 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.
 

$1.25



#SIGN047 - Large Florida Fresh Juice Store Display Sign
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage colorful large 14" tall cardboard sign that went in the front of a display of oranges. The reverse says "Florida Oranges They're the Sweetest". They are from the 1950s and are in excellent condition. They came from the basement of a large store in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania called Trimble's. They got signs with their deliveries and threw them in piles in the basement. One of our long time customers rescued these (thank's Bob) and a number of others.
 

$1.50



#SIGN210 - Small Clover Farm Carboard Produce Sign
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 5" wide thin cardboard sign. Has the Clover Farm logo and says "NEW iTEM TRY IT!" These are circa 1950 and are the small signs you would have seen in the produce aisle. 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. 
 

$0.50

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