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#CE028 - Colorful Mourning Bride Scabiosa 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) Mourning Bride Scabiosa 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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#CE040 - Mixed Vinca or Periwinkle 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) Mixed Vinca or Periwinkle Lone Star 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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#CE070 - Brilliantly Colored Long Red Cayenne Pepper 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 Red Cayenne Pepper 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 later. Excellent condition.

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#CE148 - Huge Nasturtium Seed Pack
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Huge vintage 9" tall unfilled (empty) Nasturtium Glorious Gleam Hybrid 25¢ seed packet from the Lone Star Seed Co. in San Antonio, Tx. Incredibly beautiful colors. These are very large and spectacular. Circa 1950. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#DC244 - Pair of Howard Johnson's Creamer Caps
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get the pair attached to each other like you see in the picture. Vintage pair of Howard Johnson's milk caps. The uncut pair is 2 3/4" long. Says "Howard Johnson's Ice Cream Shoppes and Restaurants". Circa 1950s. 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.
$0.40



#HH209 - Huge Diecut Mechanical Valentine with Roller Skating Girl and Dog - Original Envelope
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage huge 9" tall diecut mechanical valentine that features an a roller skating girl falling and her dog. The dog 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



#PC110 - Group of 4 Elsie (Borden) Family Pack Fudgsicle Bags
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 4 for $2 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 10" tall colorful plastic bags say "Elsie Brand Fudgsicle Family Pack 4 for 25¢" "Made by the Borden Co. License from Joe Lowe Corporation New York 1, NY". The price and zone marking would date these to the 1950s. They are old unused factory stock in excellent condition. They may show a minor crease here or there from sitting all these years.
$2.00



#SIGN179 - Ice Cream Slice on a Fancy Dish Sign - As low as 50$ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9 1/2" wide diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It's pictures a slice of vanilla and chocolate ice cream on a fancy old dish. 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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#SIGN221 - Diecut Diner Sign of an Ice Cream Glass of Fudge Twirl Ice Cream
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Buy 4 or more and the price drops to 50¢ each. Vintage 6 3/4" tall diecut paper sign that was made for use in diners. It pictures an ice cream glass filled with Fudge Twirl 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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#SP027 - Schaefer Beer Menu
Vintage 10 1/2" tall Schaefer Beer Menu Sheet. It says "America's Oldest Lager Beer. These are unused stock from around the 1950s and very collectible because they are marked New York where Schaefer left in 1976. These are old factory stock in unused condition.
$0.50



#TY256  - Swiss Warbler Bird Call in Illustrated Envelope
Envelope pictures a bird. Says "The Wonderful Double Throat or Swiss Warbler Bird Call”. ”only original bird call and prairie whistle”. You soaked it in water, placed it in your mouth, and "imitated Birds and Beasts”. The envelope is about 3” wide, and the warbler is a 1+” long piece of cloth and tin. These are an early Taiwan version from the 1960’s. Found at Acme Specialty in northern Ohio. This same toy was distributed in boxes of Cracker Jacks at one time (not marked Cracker Jack).
$0.40



#TY587 - Joke Pencil Gag - Made in Japan - As low as 50¢ each
Vintage 5" wide sealed paper envelope contains what looks like a golf pencil. It's very realistic. The "lead" is made of rubber, and so bends when someone tries to write with it. Says "Joke Pencil". "Looks like a real pencil, but has rubber instead of lead." "Made in Japan". These are the old paper packages they used to use before plastic. Unsold old circa 1950 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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#TY651 - Rubber Mouse Gag in Package - Made in Japan - As low as 50¢ each
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 3 1/2" wide paper packet contains a 1 3/4" long rubber mouse with a pin in the back. You were supposed to set it up or pin it in various places to scare your unsuspecting victim. Says "Made in Japan" "Rubber Mouse Looks Real". These are from the 1950s and reflect the humor of the day. Packages are a rumpled from being in storage all these years, but not bad, and the mice inside are in perfect condition. We found these in remote storage at an old store up in northern Ohio.

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#TY762 - Group of 12 Rubber Spider Gags in Original Packages - Made in Japan
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $4.20 (that's 35¢ each). Vintage 3 1/2" tall package contain a hand painted realistic looking rubber spider. They have a pin on the back so you can attach them to things. Marked "Made in Japan" and "Rubber Spider With Pin Attached" "Looks Real".  This is a fun gag that is still useful. We got these from our favorite toy warehouse in norther Ohio. Excellent unused condition.
$4.20



#ZLBE055 - Hudepohl 14-K Draft Beer Label
Vintage 4 1/4" wide circa 1950s Hudepohl 14-K one quart Draft Beer label. Hudepohl was a big brand back in the day and their 14-K beer was very popular back in the 1950/60s. This is an older label that my brother found in the factory when he worked there many years ago.
$0.15



#ZLBE090 - Old Dutch Brand Bock Beer Bottle Label - Findlay, Ohio
Vintage 4" wide Old Dutch Brand 12 fl. ozs. beer bottle label. They are marked "Old Dutch Brand Bock Beer Brewed at Findlay, Ohio by International Breweries, Inc." "Choice hops, caramel malt, malt, corn, and purest water". The International Breweries logo was used briefly in the mid to late 1950s which is when these are from. The plant closed in 1966. They picture a Dutch couple with bottles of the beer in the center and other Dutch scenes on each side. This is a really pretty and scarce label. Excellent unused condition. These came from the estate of friend and famous dealer Bob Secrist.
$0.50



#ZLC049 - Larger Mustang California Vegetables Crate Label
Vintage 10" tall western theme "Mustang" California Vegetables label. Unused stock from the Western Packing Co. in Guadalupe, CA. Nice condition. Circa 1950. This label has always been a good seller. It appeals to western collectors, horse collectors, and Ford "Mustang" collectors.
$1.00



#ZLC411 - River Lad Asparagus Crate Label - Blue Goose
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 10" wide River Lad Asparagus crate label. Pictures a dutch boy with wooden shoes and a windmill in the background, and the Blue Goose Trademark picturing the blue goose. Marked  "River Lad Brand California Fresh Asparagus" "American National Foods, Inc. Los Angeles, California". Circa 1940s. We acquired these from a long time label dealer on the west coast that we bought out. Excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#ZLCA*049 - Sweetex Vegetables Crate Label
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 7" wide "Sweetex Fresh Vegetables" crate label. From around the 1950s. Really nice image of a cowgirl. They are old stock from Chas. A. Rogers & Sons in Weslaco, Texas, and are in excellent unused condition.
$1.50



#ZLCA221 - Little Joe Fresh Shelled Crowder Pea Label - Black Boy with Dog and Fishing Pole
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 9 1/2" wide Little Joe Fresh Shelled Crowder Peas can label. These are from the Roney Canning Co. which was in Hohenwald, TN. The business burned back in the 1950s, and a box with labels was all that was salvaged. There never were a lot of them, and over time, they have gotten harder and harder to find. They are in excellent unused condition.
$2.50



#ZZCE005 - Pennsylvania Railroad Company Stock Certificate - Horse Logo
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. Vintage 1950s Pennsylvania Railroad Company stock certificate. Nice shape. Detailed image of horses and an eagle. Nice shape.
$1.50



ZLSH407 - Group of 12 Hefty California Vegetables Crate Labels - Pictures an Elephant
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 12 for $6.00 (that's 50¢ each). Vintage 7" wide Hefty California Vegetables crate label. Pictures a hefty looking elephant. Circa 1950. These are from the "Stewart Packing Co." in Salinas, California, and are marked as such. We got them from long time dealer Lorie Cairns who recently sold us her inventory. Lorie was one of the pioneers in this business, and we are thrilled to share her finds from years ago with you. Excellent unused condition.
$6.00



#BC189 - Group of 10 Howdy Cola Cork Lined Soda Bottle Caps
Click the picture to see a larger more detailed image. You get 10 for $1.50 (that's 15¢ each). Vintage scarce Howdy Cola cork lined soda caps. Found at the Howdy plant in Bakersfield, CA and marked as such. Unused. Amazing condition for a cap this old. 1950s.
$1.50



#BEADS0261 - Very Large Frosted and Foiled Rhinestone
Vintage 15mm diameter lightly frosted glass rhinestone. These are huge as rhinestones go. Our eyes bugged out when we found a box of them. They are in excellent unused condition and circa 1950. Czech.

This item is from our recent trip. We returned with these and over 100 other items! We found two separate warehouses loaded with beads, cameos, cabochons, charms, and other stuff that went as far back as the early 1900s. We are thrilled to share this stuff with you guys!

$0.25

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