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#SIGN211 - Diecut Diner Sign of a Strawberry Soda with Straw
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Buy 4 or more and the price drops to 50¢ each. Vintage 10" tall diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a Strawberry Soda in a glass. 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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$1.00

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#SIGN217 - Diecut Diner Sign of a Steaming Cup of Hot Chocolate with a Spoon
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Buy 4 or more and the price drops to 50¢ each. Vintage 8" wide diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a steaming cup of hot chocolate on a dish with a spoon. 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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#SOZ038 -  Group of 3 Vess Soda Mystery Bottle Cap Puzzle Giveaways
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You will get 3 puzzles for $2.50 (that's about 83¢ each). Vintage 9" tall advertising giveaway from the Whistle & Vess Beverages plant in St.Louis, Missouri. It was a carton giveaway in the 1950s. When you bought a carton, one of these was stuffed in it. It is a puzzle of 9 pieces that need to be put together in the proper way,so as to have all the bottle caps matched up and 3 accross and 3 down in arrangement. Nice unused condition. Packages do show some very minor paper aging.
 

$2.50



#SOZ089 - Harmony Club Beverages Cardboard 6 Bottle Carrier - Dancing Girl
Click on the picture to see how great these really are. Vintage 7" wide Harmony Club Beverages 6 bottle carrier from the 1950s. Patriotic colors with a scantily clad dancing girl and silhouette of a piano player. Risque for the time. They are in excellent unused condition. These were found at the plant in Cleveland, Ohio many years ago. They came from the estate of friend and famous dealer, Bob Secrist.
 

$2.50



#TY574 - Pair of Sex Detector Novelties - Japan
You get the pair for $2.50. Vintage sex detector novelties. The one with the illustration on it says "Instantly Indicates the Sex of Humans, Animals, or Insects" "Wonderful Fun-Maker" "A Scientific Instrument Better Than the Ouija Board" "Circular motion Female" "Forward and Backward Male". The illustrated package is about 3" wide and contain a small tin bobber on a string that you dangled. The larger package is about 3 3/4" all and contain a larger tin bobber on a string (pictured), but no instructions (even though it says they are inside!). Both packages are marked "Japan" and are circa 1950. We had a few of these years ago, and they were very popular. Unsold old store stock we recently recovered from a warehouse in Northeast Ohio. Packages show typical minor paper aging. Parts inside are like new.
 

$2.50



#TY628 - Imitation Butter Gag Toy - Japan
Vintage 4 1/2" tall header bag with fake butter. Says "Imitation Butter for Party Fun" "A Fun Provoker at the Table". Brightly colored entertaining header pictures of a guy having trouble with the butter. They are from the 1950s. Unsold old store stock in excellent condition. We recently uncovered these in an old warehouse in northern Ohio.
 

$1.00



#TY678 - Pair of Carded Tin Sheriff and Special Police Novelty Brooch Badges - Made in Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get the pair for $3.00 (that's $1.55 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". The cards say "Novelty Brooch Made in Japan". 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 tin show some nice patina on some. Some star shapes have a wavy prong.
 

$3.00



#BC206 - Rare Cork Lined Cohasset Grape Soda Cap with Indian Chief Pictured
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage cork lined Cohasset Grape Soda cork lined bottle cap. Circa 1950. Pictures an Indian chief. Marked "Cohasset Beverage Co. Youngstown, Ohio" around the rim. These are rare and they are in excellent unused condition. They came from the estate of the late Larry "The Bottleman" Johnson, who was a friend. Larry was a picker his whole life, and he will be missed by the antique community.
 

$1.50



#BC212 - Rare Ma's Grapefruit Soda Bottle Cap - Pictures Ma
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage cork lined Ma's Grapefruit Soda bottle cap. Circa 1950s. Marked "Hammonton Bottling Co. Hammonton, NJ" around the rim. These are rare and they are in excellent unused condition. They came from the estate of the late Larry "The Bottleman" Johnson, who was a friend. Larry was a picker his whole life, and he will be missed by the antique community.
 

$0.75



#BEADS0481 - 14mm Crystal Topaz Bean Shaped Glass Cabachon - As low as 8¢ ea
Vintage rounded back 14mm (.6") diameter glass cabochon. These are topaz colored and clear. The package was marked "Morris Berger New York" with an old time phone number, and "Made in Western Germany", so these are from around 1950. Thee package also says "bombee back", which means melon shaped. These are a super bargain.
 
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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#BEADS0515 - 8mm Olivin Czech Glass Rhinestone - As low as 10¢ each
8mm pointy foiled back round rhinestone. Packages were marked "Czechoslovakia", and "Olivin". This is a scarce and pretty color. they were made in the 1950s. Excellent, never seen the light of day condition, from original packages.
 
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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#BEADS0942 - Strand of 24 Cherry Brand Glass 12mm Transparent Sapphire Blue Baroque (Dimpled) Glass Beads
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 24 Beads for $3.50 (16¢ each). Vintage temporary strand of fancy Cherry Brand Japanese Baroque beads. They are heavy 12mm diameter transparent sapphire blue colored glass beads. The glass is very beautiful with dimples (they called it Baroque on the master case). These were made by hand using old techniques. The crude shapes and unusual dimple really enhance the look. These are 1940s Cherry Brand (company only existed from 1946 - 1951). As you may know, Cherry Brand was considered the highest quality Japanese bead maker. This is a very fresh find we made from a dealer in New York who originally purchased them in the 1940s. These are very hard to find, very nice, and have never seen the light of day.
 

$3.50



#BEADS0945 - Fancy Foil Flat Back Very Large Tear Drop Shaped Sapphire Colored 27mm Sew On Glass Rhinestone
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage very large 27mm tear drop shaped 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. Excellent unused condition.
 

$0.25



#CE007.1 - Annual Double Mixed Gaillardia 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) Annual Double Mixed Gaillardia 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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#CE039 - Brilliantly Colored Pink Periwinkle (Vinca) 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) Pink Vinca (Periwinkle) Stone litho 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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#CE039.1 - Group of 12 Brilliantly Colored Pink Periwinkle (Vinca) Lone Star 10¢ 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) Pink Vinca (Periwinkle) Stone litho 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.
 

$3.60



#CE074.1 - White Globe Radish 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) White Globe Radish 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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#DA075 - Colorful Large Ad Sheet Offering a Deal from the Riverside Dairy
Vintage 8 1/2" tall paper ad sheet. These are from the 1950s and advertise a fancy plastic wastebasket you could get cheap if you bought a quart of Chocolate Milk, Orange Drink, Buttermilk, and a pound of Cottage Cheese from the Riverside Dairy in Cardington, Ohio. This is from the day when plastic was the new fashion thing. It says lightweight, chip-proof, durable, noiseless, and deluxe quality. This is a sheet the milkman left with your bottles. Says "Your Driver-salesman will deliver this great buy on his next call". You filled out the coupon and left it with your milk bottles, and it says you would get a "Basket of Dairy Values on your next Delivery". These are in nice unused condition.
 

$0.50



#HH101 - Large Diecut Mechanical Valentine with Boy at Piano with Envelope
Please click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9" tall mechanical valentine with a boy playing love songs at the piano. The girls head swivels on a brass grommet. Nice condition. The picture is set against the original envelope which is included.   From a long closed factory that made them in the 1950s. 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



#MS345 - Group of 3 Double Discount Stamp Books
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image (both sides of the book are pictured). You get 3 for $1 (that's about 33¢ each). Vintage 5 7/8" tall "Double Discount Stamp Books". Marked "Double Discount Stamp Co. Fredericksburg, Virginia". Each page is illustrated on the inside. You put 30 stamps that you got at the grocery store on each page till the book was full and turned it in for prizes. 1950s. We acquired them from the estate of Zane Shaffer who was one of the largest country store dealers on the East Coast. Excellent unused and unfilled condition.
 

$1.00



#PC100 - Group of 12 Super Colorful Peanut Shoppes Bags
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $9 (that's 75¢ each). Vintage 8 1/2" tall paper bag with inner glassine lining. These are very brightly colored and nice. Pictures a clown pointing to the name "Peanut Shoppes". This was a national chain back in the 1950s when these bags were made. They say "Roasted Daily Always Fresh Imported and Domestic Nut Meats" "Peanut Shoppes in all the Principal Cities of the U.S.A.". These are old store stock in excellent unused condition. The paper is very slightly wavy. That is the way they were made.
 

$9.00



#SIGN207 - Large Diecut Diner Sign of a Sundae Glass Filled with Strawberry Ice Cream - 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 large 14 3/4" tall diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures a large fancy Sundae Glass filled with Strawberry Ice Cream. 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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#TY392 - Group of 12 Magnet Toys (Cracker Jack) - Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $4.20 (that's 35¢ each). 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.
 

$4.20



#TY666 - Group of 12 Envelopes Filled with 6 Comical Flash Bulletins - Made in Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $6 (that's 50¢ each). Envelope contains 6 vintage 4 1/2" tall "Flash Bulletin"s. They are all corny humor, mostly (but not all) risque. For example, "Pretty Girl hitch-hiked to city yesterday - says she was picked up several times - but most of the DRIVERS didn't GO FAR ENOUGH". Envelopes are marked "Flash Bulletin" and "Made in Japan". Classic 1950s humor. Excellent unsold condition. We found these in remote storage at an old store up in northern Ohio.
 

$6.00

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