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#TY615 - Smoking Dog Toy - Japan
Vintage 4 1/2" wide package contains a paper mache dog with two cigarettes. Says "Smoking Dog and Two Fillers" "Insert filler - then light - and watch dog smoke by himself". Marked "Made in Japan" and circa 1950 or earlier. These are the old paper packages they used before plastic bags. This is the first we have seen of these in many years. Unsold old stock we found in the remote storage area of a store in Northern, Ohio.
$2.50



#ZZA126 - Vintage Group of 5 Different Aviation Postcards
You get all 5 different for $4 (that's 80¢ each). Vintage 1950s Exhibit Supply postcards featuring airplanes and jets mostly from the WWII era or a little later. They are identical to the Exhibit arcade cards with jets except they are a thinner cardboad and are marked Post Card on the back with a place for a stamp. These came from an unopened sleeve that only had the 5 different types.
$4.00



#HH191 - Huge Diecut Mechanical Valentine with a Cat and Mouse and with Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage huge 9 1/2" tall diecut mechanical valentine with a cat eyeing a mouse. The mouse head swivels on a brass grommet. Nice condition. This is a very striking one and features a black cat. 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.
$2.00



#TY392 - Magnet Toy (Cracker Jack) - Japan
Vintage 1950s toy magnet wrapped in a 1" tall illustrated paper package. The front says "Magnet". The reverse says "Made in Japan". These are old store stock. Identical ones have been found in boxes of Cracker Jacks from the 1950s. The package and contents are pictured. They come in the package. Unsold old store stock in excellent condition (minor paper bleed through). They came from a long closed store that specialized in toys, sewing items, and novelties.
$0.75



#CH246 - Red Goose Shoe Napkin
Vintage circa 1950 7" tall Red Goose Shoe Napkin.  Says "Red Goose Shoes" "Half the fun of having feet". Colorful and uncommon. Nice unused old store stock in great condition. These are getting very hard to come by.
$1.00



#HH090 - National Tuberculosis Double Red Cross Symbol Health To All Pinback Picturing Santa
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 3/4" diameter circa 1950 National Tuberculosis Association Christmas pinback with Santa. They have the double Red Cross Symbol and say "Health to All". Really nice Santa image. The reverse is marked, "National Tuberculosis Association" "Mfg by L. J. Imber Co., Chicago". Variations were issued around Christmas by the Tuberculosis Association every year for many years. This is one of the best Santas. There are many variations and they are widely collected. They are in excellent unused condition.
$1.50



#TY573 - Very Old Japanese Imitation Fly on Original Card - As low as $1 each
Vintage 1 3/4" tall card with very realistic fake fly attached to a pin. Says "imitation Fly Pin". These were sold like this, and also in vending capsules. Can you imagine them putting something with a long sharp pin on it likes this in a vending capsule today? These older ones are really good quality. Stick one on your hat and listen to the comments. They look real. Great conversation piece. Circa 1950 and still useful. Unsold old store stock we recently recovered from a warehouse in Northeast Ohio. Excellent unused condition.

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#ZZA111 Complete 16 Card Exhibit Supply Then and Now Female Movie Star Cards
Vintage complete set of "Then and Now" arcade card with female movie stars of the day and their childhood pictures. Circa 1950. The set includes Doris Day, Veronica Lake, Debbie Reynolds, Piper Laurie, Jane Powell, Jane Weyman, Mona Freeman, Shelley Winters, Loretta Young, Virginia Maya, Terry Moore, Kathryn Grayson, Jennifer Jones, Jeanne Crain, Debra Paget, and Yvonne DeCarlo. These came from a closed arcade and were in the original bricks market Exhibit Supply. They are in near perfect condition. Some are "colorized". The complete sets like this are very rare. The individual cards turn up every once in awhile. The common ones retail for around $3, but the scarcer ones go for up to $10.
$24.00



#HH199 - Large Diecut Mechanical Valentine with Fireman Saving Girl - Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage large 7 1/2" tall diecut mechanical valentine that features a boy fireman rescuing a girl. The fireboy's head swivels on a brass grommet. Nice condition. Very period 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



#ZLC190 - DAHN-D Apple Crate Label
Vintage 10 1/4" wide DAHN-D Apple crate label. Neat old top hat, gloves, and cane pictured. From Dahn Fruits in Wenatchee, WA. Circa 1950. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#CC242 - Coca Cola Why Coca Cola Brochure
Vintage 6 1/4" tall 8 page Coca Cola brochure that is dated 1959. The booklet is an informational/propaganda booklet about why Coca Cola was the best selling drink at that time, and how it was low in calories at 12.1 per ounce as opposed to their competitor at 12.2 per ounce. Yes, it really says that. There are illustrations and all kinds of info about Coke on every page. These are brochures from an old soda plant in great condition. These are not common.
$1.50



#ZLBE009 - Cook's Indy 500 Beer Label
Vintage 4 1/2" wide Cook's 500 beer label. Circa 1950s. Neat image of a race car and flag. Unused old stock found at the F. W. Cook Company, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
$0.30



#BEADS0785 - Well Made Metal Cocker Spaniel Dog Pin with Rhinestone Eyes
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 1 3/4" tall very detailed thick metal Cocker Spaniel Dog pin.  Heavy duty pin on the back too. These are made of thick metal. They have green rhinestonesfor eyes. Old stock in unused never seen the light of day condition.
$1.50



#TY014 - Group of 3 Different Tin Frog Clickers
You get all three different for $3 (that's $1 each). 1 1/4" tall vintage lithographed tin frog clicker. Marked "Japan". Unsold stock from an old novelty store in St. Louis, MO. Circa 1950s. If you order three or more, you will get some of all three colors.
$3.00



#TY108 - Group of 4 Miniature Wooden Tops
You get 4 for $2.00 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage wooden mini tops. About 1” tall. Most are blue. Well made. Near perfect condition. Circa 1950. Found in cases marked the "Royal Top Co.” These came from the closed Gulack warehouse in Brooklyn, NY.
$2.00



#TY560 - Metal and Glass Tin Lithographed Japanese Toy Cowboy Telescope on Display Card
Vintage 6" wide display card picturing a cowboy looking through a telescope at an Indian. Attached to the card is a tin lithographed toy telescope with the cowboy on it. The lenses are glass, and the piece is attached to the card with tin wires. Marked "Japan" and from the 1950s. These are fantastic. Click on the image to see a bigger picture with all the details. Old store stock in near perfect condition.
$9.50



#ZLC120 - Life Bartlett Pears Crate Label
Vintage 11" wide Life Bartlett Pears crate label. Nice colorful picture of a guy smoking a pipe and reeling in a jumping trout. Circa 1950. Unused factory stock from the Dennis W. Leary Co in Walnut Grove, CA. Excellent unused condition. Great framed for the fisherman or outdoorsman.
$2.50



#ZZA135 - Complete Card Set of 12 Different Exhibit Supply Palmistry for Men Cards
You get the complete set of 12 for for $4 (that's only 33¢ each). These are cards that were dispensed at arcades and amusement parks in the Exhibit Supply Palmistry machines. They are marked Exhibit Supply and picture a palmistry hand. They are about 3 1/2" wide and in unused condition. Complete sets in this condition are very hard to find. There was a set for men and one for women. They tell your fortune. I am looking at one that says "Your hand says that you have a manly and courageous nature, and active mind and much tact...... You will probably marry early and enjoy a happily wedded life. These were found in original bundles with exhibit supply packaging in storage at an old amusement park up in the northeast. Based on the packaging, I would say these are from around the 1950s.
$4.00



#BC074 - Brownie Chocolate Bottle Cap
Vintage cork lined Brownie chocolate bottle caps. Pictures a Palmer Cox Brownie on it. Circa 1950s. Unused old stock in good condition. Found in an old bottling plant a lot of years ago. This is becoming a hard one to find.
$0.35



#DA049 - Old Dairy Straw Picturing Milk Bottles and Slogan on the Wrapper
Vintage circa 1950s 7" wide dairy straw that pictures three milk bottles with straws on the wrappers and says "Refresh with milk" "At least three times a day!". These were found at the Sanitary Dairy in northern Ohio and are in excellent unused condition.
$0.25



#NE032 - Large Martin's Southern Style Frying Chicken Box Wrapper
Vintage 16" tall 1950s paper chicken box wrapper. The picture above shows the part that went on the front of the box. Click the picture to see the entire wrapper. Says "Martin's Southern Style Cut-Up Frying Chicken Poultry Enterprises Gainesville, GA". Has cooking directions listed, and pictures Martin with a bow tie and chef hat. Excellent unused condition.
$2.00



#ZLB027 - Our Leader Broom Label
Vintage 6" tall broom label with a colorful stylized picture of soldiers. Unused old stock in nice condition. Circa 1950.
$0.20



#BEADS0584 - Well Made Metal Scottie Dog Pin with Bead Eyes and a Rhinestone Ear
Vintage 1 1/2" tall very detailed thick metal Scottie Dog pin.  Heavy duty pin on the back too. These are made of thick metal. They have red beads for eyes and a bunch of rhinestones under their one ear. These are in perfect unused condition. They came from the estate of friend and famous dealer Bob Secrist.
$2.50



#DA094 - Coburn Dairy Milk Carton with Baby and Deco Design
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7 1/2" tall (when folded together) cardboard milk carton from the Coburg Dairy in Charleston, South Carolina and marked as such. Baby holding up a bottle pictured. Deco design. Circa 1950 (shipped folded flat as in the picture). Old factory stock in excellent condition. This was a local find at the Dairy for a friend of mine who lives in the area. This is an uncommon one. Excellent unused condition.
$1.50

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