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Vintage Round Suitcase with 2 Cunard White Star Luggage Labels - $81.00<-- Click image to left for more pics
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The large label looks like it would say Stateroom Baggage, but for the address sticker stuck on top of it.
Teal printed lining with matching fabric pocket.
As you can see there are several tears and fraying, as well as one old stitched repair.
The center latching lock says Everlasting Lock
The side clasps say Worcester Tool & Stamping Co. Mass.
16" wide X 12 1/2" high by 8" deep
3 lb. (7 lb. shipping wt.)
Vintage Cast Iron Embossed "Jacob Brothers" Piano Plaque - $45.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Vintage Cast Iron Embossed Piano Plaque / Sign "Jacob Brothers" New York
Approx. 14 1/2" X 2 1/2"
My guess is that this was originally screwed onto the harp of an old upright piano sold by Jacob Brothers and either manufactured for them prior to 1905 or manufactured by them after that date.
Weighs almost 2 lbs.
Vintage German or Anri type Carved Wood Figure Toothpick or Match Holder - Unmarked $51.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Man with moveable head leaning on a barrel keg
Approx. 4 5/8" tall
This gentleman is happily leaning with his hands crossed on the top edge of the keg. He's wearing suspenders. On the back you can see he has on a horizontal striped shirt. He's wearing clogs and a dark brimmed hat.
There is pencil writing on the underside of the barrel near his feet, but I am unable to read it.
Antique Walnut Light Box - Medical? Photography? One of a Kind? - $445.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Antique Walnut Slide? Negative? or X Ray viewing box cabinet?
Beautifully constructed early 20 century walnut Illuminator. Walnut with raised panel side and back and the door on the side is also paneled. Missing the lighting fixture. There's a side door to change the bulbs. Painted black and white inside to reflect more light. (looks to be painted afterwards) The white translucent glass diffuser could have been slid into either of 2 levels.
I do not know what this piece was used for. From its construction it was to display an 8" X10" glass plate. And in a walnut cabinet with raised beveled panels it would have been appropriate for a place where it would be viewed and matched similar furniture. While it looks like it could have been part of an early camera, I see no place for any other attachments. My guess is for viewing x-rays though at least one person who knows something about x-ray viewers felt differently. I usually can count on ebay viewers to enlighten me, so I'm hoping someone has some suggestions.
The tray that holds the 8" X 10" plate has a wonderful mechanism that allows you to rotate the glass plate about 110 degrees. Why 110 degrees? My guess is that unlike a photograph, the details of an xray might be more revealing or easier to perceive if it's turned a bit.
Cabinet has 2 holes in the bottom for the wires. The fact that there were 2 wires for a single light, would possibly indicate an early electrical application, prior to the standard 2 wire lamp cords found in most lamps.
The top and bottom are constructed in a way that indicates they would not have been seen. Their construction is similar to stacking file cabinets that I have seen and the width is about right to sit on top of such a cabinet. Though I don't know how the wires would have fit where they've been drilled. Perhaps the lower cabinet would also have needed to be drilled through. It is possible that this was made by a manufacturer as a one-off to the specs of a client.
One other mystery is the single piece of molding on the left front of the cabinet. My feeling is that it allowed the physician to hold an xray plate up and lean against the molding for instant viewing without having to take the time to load it on the rotating shelf.
15 3/4 " deep + molding on left side
18 3/8 ""wide + end of plate tray and knobs
20 1/8" high
approx. 30 lbs. (35 lb. shipping wt.)
Vintage 1930 Theater Ad for Clara Bow etc. 4 Movies at the Strand on Paper Bag - $49.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Ephemera. I don't know if it was a common practice in 1930 to advertise movies scheduled at the theater on a paper bag, but I know it's quite uncommon to save the bag. The Strand in Lowell ran from 1917 to 1974
The bag is a brown pin striped bag with a slight waxy feel.
11 1/8 X 13
Condition: small piece missing on bottom (approx. 1/8" X 3/4") Top has several creases and tears with a triangle missing approx. 1 1/2" X 1 1/2"
The bag advertises the theater and the schedule for 4 movies - all of which were released in 1930:
"Publix Strand Lowell, MASS.
Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. June 7-8-9-10
The one and only Clara Bow in
"True to The Navy"
Wed. Thur. Fri. June 11-12-13
The Smashing Dramatic Story That is now running in The Boston American
"The Big House"
with Chester Morris and Wallace Berry"
&qout; Publix Merrimack Sq Lowell, MASS.
Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. June 8-9-10-11
A New Nancy Carroll in
" The Devil's Holiday"
A Powerful Story of Youth's Blind Love
Thur. Fri. Sat. June 12-13-14
"The Richest Man in The World"
with Robert Montgomery Leila Hyams
An All Star Supporting Cast
The Season's Very Latest Hit"
Vintage Walden Wrench Partitioned Hardware Store Box - shelving display - $55.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Oak, Pine (poplar ?), and galvanized steel - early to mid 20th century.
This was used in a hardware store for selling hardware. Originally, this was a partitioned drawer for holding wrenches. But turn it sideways and it makes a nice shelf for small miniatures and other knick knacks. You can remove some of the partitions for shelf for bigger items. (though they're in pretty tightly).
On the oak side of this box is stamped the logo for Walden Worcester Wrenches. On the other side, prices and sizes are pencilled in. On one end is a plate which would have been used as the front of the box to hold the contents title. Confused? the pictures will clarify all.
14" X 9" X 3 3/4"
8 lb. shipping wt. (4 lb.)
2 Hardware Store vintage draw boxes Oak, pine and galvanized steel - $37.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
These boxes were once used for stock items from a hardware store in Easthampton MA. Probably early to mid 20th century. There's a painted yellow square that was then stamped for listing inventory. Would make nice staging shelves for your collectibles.
The drawer fronts are oak, the body is galvanized metal and the back is probably pine.
Dimensions 7 1/2" X 6" X 12"
shipping weight and dimensions 9 lbs. (16 x 14 x 7)
Vintage Pair of Brass and Iron Horse Hames - $52<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Rustic condition - the iron has pitted, but leaves an antique decorative look to it. - A relic of times gone by. Very nice heavy brass castings with a nice old patina. While I am selling them as a pair, and they are very similar, the brass rings are spaced differently apart and have slightly different shapes. I suspect that the person I had gotten them from had split 2 pair by accident.
4 1/2 lbs. (7 lbs. shipping wt.)
They still have many repurposed possibilities. Would make a great hangers for pots and pans in a farmhouse style country kitchen. Or hang plants from them in the porch or sunroom. I can picture them as Sign hangers for a tavern or antiques store. Or maybe you have an even better use?
Antique vintage Iron flag holder - $32 incl. S&H<-- Click image to left for more views.
While this flag pole holder only has one hole to screw it to a base, as you can see in one of the pictures, it's perfectly balanced to sit on a rail. There's old tar which makes me wonder if this may have mounted on a buggy or ship?
12 3/4" at its longest
5 lb. shipping wt.
Vintage Tin & Wood Sunnyland Washboard Columbus Ohio Laundry Room Scrub Board - $22.00S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Nice old, well used 2 sided scrub board. Has surface rust for that rustic look. You can tell the circular motion of the washing process by the way that the galvanization was worn off from use, which allowed the iron to rust. Writing on both sides. One side says "Sunnyland." The other side says, "Standard Family Size Galvanized No. 2090 Manufactured by Columbus Washboard Co. Columbus, Ohio." Overall dimensions 12 1/2" X 23 3/4"
4 lb. shipping wt.
Vintage Oval Hat Box Dobbs 5th Ave. - $57.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Just love the print design on this old oval hat box from the famed Dobbs 5th avenue store. Unfortunately it has some issues. The cardboard is punched in a few places. I've posted many pictures so you can appreciate the artwork on the box and you can assess the condition as well.
14 1/4" long
12 1/4" wide
Vintage 1950s package with HoopLa Wire Flared & Bouffant Skirts - Skirt Hoop $29.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Wonderful accessory for a 1950s style skirt. The package states: "ready to wear in a jiffy, cool, feather light, packs flat, with or without the petticoats - it flatters the silhouette". Made in Milford, Connecticut USA. No size is mentioned on the package.
This is definitely a fun item. I do not know how many wires there should be or how it should go together. Package measures approx. 13" square. Sold as is.
Vintage designer Evan Picone peep toe snakeskin pumps / heels - $35.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
These shoes are pearlized and 2 shades of blue
size marked 8 M
height of heal 2 3/8"
Marked: Made in Spain
Good used condition, but see pictures - I know nothing about the care of snakeskin leather.
Antique Automobile Photograph Album (Deco) 1913 to 1959 - $189.00<-- Click image to left for all the photos including closeup details.
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Dimensions: Cover: 15 1/2" X 11 1/2" - Pages: 15" X 11"
17 photo pages - 51 photos - A few of the photo pages are not shown, but all of the photos plus closeup details are provided.
Presumably this is a photo journal of one family's car ownership over a 46 year period. This family knew how to enjoy their cars. Camping and picnicking. Then there's the picture of 2 horses pulling the Overland in 1914 through the snowy mud. While they are standard pictures of the time, the photographer had a good eye and a steady hand (or tripod). With my consumer grade digital camera I was able to zoom in to get some license plate info and sometimes a closeup of some of the people. A scanner or a higher quality camera could glean even more out of these pictures.
There are also 3 or 4 pictures of cars from magazine or brochure that I'd guess were used because the person who assembled the album didn't have the corresponding picture for that particular car.
- Here's a list of the cars photographed along with the year and the miles. It's hard to know what the miles indicate - an odometer reading or number of miles traveled or other?
- 1913 Ford - Model T Roadster (6,200 miles)
- 1914 Willys- Overland Sedan (26,400 miles)
- 1914 Metz Sedan - used (11,000)
- 1919 Studebaker Touring - used (17,500)
- 1922 Durant Touring (22,442)
- 1922 Durant Sedan (9,336)
- 1922 Flint Touring (5,001)
- 1925 Flint Roadster (11,223)
- 1926 Packard "6" Sedan (21,663)
- 1928 Packard "8" Sedan (35,530)
- 1932 Packard "8" Club Sedan (26,717)
- 1936 Packard "6" Convertible (3,620)
- 1937 Cadillac 75-Sedan (34,641)
- 1940 Plymouth Station Wagon (25,732)
- 1948 Cadillac 62 Sedan - used (8,435)
- 1949 Plymouth Suburban (12,793)
- 1950 Cadillac 62 Sedan - used (7,830)
- 1954 Plymouth Suburban (3,943)
- 1956 Plymouth 4 door Sedan (600)
- 1956 Chrysler Windsor (17,434)
- 1959 Cadillac Coup de Ville - used (33,500)
1950s Have Goodies Will Travel Car Club Plaque by Speed Gems Mpls $92.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Embossed cast aluminum plaque of vintage car with sun and moon and the message: Have Goodies Will Travel
This plaque is shown with 5 other plaques in a J. C. Whitney ad in the August, 1958 issue of Hot Rod magazine and the heading said "SIX BRAND NEW CAR PLAQUES". In the style of auto club plaques.
Made by Speed Gems of Minneapolis, Minnesota
5" X 8 7/8"
Antique Car Horn North East Electric Model XL Type 6102 - $84.95 includes S&HClick image to left for more views.
I do not know if this works. I've seen it described online as a "vibrator
horn". We cleaned it up some but it still could be cleaned up more. Some
of what appears to be rust is dirt and grease. But there are a few spots where
the paint is gone. We've owned this horn for over 30 years
The horn is 9" long. The overall length is 11 1/2" Not including the mount, the widest diameter is 5"
The plate says:
NorthEast Electric Co | Rochester NY
Serial No. 426 | Model XL
Made in USA | Patents Pending
Type 6102 | 6 Volts | Adjusts
Old Mercedes Benz Filter (unused) - $36.00Click image to left for more views. I assume that this is an oil filter. Never used, but there is a little bit of rust on the tin. It is 7 1/2" in height and 3 5/8" diameter. The following info is imprinted on the end. "617 184 01 25 k.01.2/1 Kombi-Einsatz Made in Austria"
Antique Figural Textile: Woven Centaurs Table Runner from Perugia $175.00 incl. S&H<-- Click image to left for different views of the table.
Antique Perugia (Perusia) Woven Table Runner (towel) with Centaurs
Probably linen and cotton. The side panels are a woven pattern of tiny diamond shapes around smaller diamonds.
61" long X 16 1/2" wide
This piece is a wonderful example of Perugia weaving using centaurs for the figural motif. There is definitely a bit of whimsy in these characters. I suspect they're toasting each other - with flasks of foaming beers or goblets of wine. We believe this to be from the 19th century.
We hand washed this twice and got a little of the staining out, but because of the age of the cotton/linen fabric, we felt it best to leave the final cleaning to the experts. We feel that most of the stains should be removable by someone more knowledgeable than us.
There's one 1" section of the border edge that is threadbare near the upper left corner. And the hem on the back on one end needs to be resewn and has a short tear within the hemmed area.
One of the characteristics that is common in Perugian weavings is that figures are mirrored and then repeated. Besides the centaurs that are done this way, above and below the centaur is the word Perusia (spelled with the 'S') which is also mirrored. Unfortunately the blue dye has faded and it has stains that hopefully, someone with skill might be able to clean. Perugia has a long history of artists and there are still weavers today in Perugia who carry on this art. We do not know the age of this runner. We believe this to be from the 19th century.- Perugia is an ancient region in Umbria part of central Italy that was originally spelled Perusia
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art has on display several examples of Perugian textiles from the 16th century to the 19th century such as this towel http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/120039249
- For a great description of perugia towels check out http://alina.wasteofbandwidth.info/perugia.html
Vintage / Antique James W Brine Baseball Glove - $49.00<-- Click image to left for more pics
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Has some blue paint splattered across it front and back
Needs cleaning and oiling. We're selling as found
Embossed on leather on palm "RS255" James W Brine Co. Inc At 92 Summer St. Boston MASS Attached Label and embossed on palm side of leather: James W Brine Co. Inc At 92 Summer St. Boston MASS
for right hander
I'm guessing for a teenager - I can fit my hand in. Approx. 7 1/2" tip of middle finger to wrist strap X 8" wide not counting webbing.
2 lb. shipping wt.
Skeletor (He-Man) Skeleton Mask - $38.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Vintage He-Man Masters of the Universe MOTU Glow in the Dark Skeletor cosplay Mask. Marked on the back "H-G Toys Inc. Long Beach N.Y. PT No. 3-817-08 CAUTION This toy is not to be used as a safety helmet." Good condition except for one of the tabs for the side panel is broken (see pictures).
1980s Mattel He-Man Snake Mountain & Castle Grayskull - Masters of the Universe MOTU $52.00 incl. S&H<-- Click image to left for more views.
Here are the basic pieces for Snake Mountain and Castle Grayskull - with no accessories. Many of the original pieces may be missing, but this is a great addition to use as a setting (backdrop) in any Halloween display.
Each piece is approx. 18 1/2" tall x 9" X 12"
10 lbs. shipping wt.
The Uncanny X-Men Alert! Adventure game 1992 Pressman - $34 incl.<-- Click image to left for more views. Vintage game board; original box; Complete - good clean condition. The box cover has some rippling (visible in the picture)
- 9 Game Dice
- 18 Collectible X-Men Figurines
- 18 X-Men Power Stat Cards
- 3 Strength Indicators (Red squares)
- 36 X-Men Alert Cards
- 27 Training & Luck Cards
- 4 Team Experience Movers
- 4 player bases
- 55 Hit Chips
4 Wonderful Antique Barley Twist Rope Turned Oak Jacobean Chairs - As Is
$250.00 PICKUP ONLY
This set consists of 2 arm chairs and 2 side chairs shown with their original black jacobean stain on quartersawn oak. The back rails feature barley twist rope turnings. Probably early 20th century English.We're selling them in as is condition. They need regluing, new seats, and refinish work. Click here to see more pictures and information.
* - Willing to discuss delivery within 100 miles of Amherst, MA. - If you are near a Greyhound bus terminal it may also be feasible to ship via Greyhound PackageXpress . Contact us if you'd like to discuss this or other options.
Painted Tole Table $123.00 includes S&H<--Click image to left for different views of the table.
Vintage Hand Painted Tole Tray w/ flowers on Folding Iron Stand
Paper Label under tray says "Fine Arts Studio Handpainted Phila. 47. PA"
Dimensions: Tray 17 1/2" diameter, Base 17"w x 19"h.
Has pierced (reticulated) gallery edge - graceful metal legs - original label
Vintage toleware end / side table --- Tole tray with detachable and foldable stand.
Shows normal wear and tear - some scuffed and chipped paint. Rubber suction cup pads on folding base still work but could use replacing.
Shipping weight 9 lbs. shipping dimensions 22" x 20" x 6"
1936 Treasury Dept. Opium / Coca Leaves Order Form - $17.00 includes S&HThis is a pharmacy / drug store duplicate for tax purposes in the sale of opium and or coca derivatives. This one was issued Dec. 2, 1936 from the Tilton Corner Pharmacy of Haverhill, Massachusetts.
This is an original "duplicate" that the pharmacy kept with the relevant information carbon copied. The top copy would have been filed with the US Treasury Dept.
Nicely bordered with what I presume to be an opium flower rendering on the top left corner. Printed in a red ink
In part it reads: " Treasury Department / United States Internal Revenue Order Form for Opium or Coca Leaves, or Compounds, manufactures, salts, derivatives or preparations thereof under Section 2 of the Act of Congress, Approved December 17, 1914. Series of 1936.
9" X 10 3/4"
I believe the Large picture shows the condition. On the left there are small rust staple marks from where it had once been in it's original book. Several creases. The carbon copy writing is sometimes hard to read. Click for LARGE image
Greenwald Coin Mech 2 coin horizontal - dimes Patd 1936 $41.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views.
Patent dates ranging from 1/2/34 to 9/8/36 ...other patents pending (of course it could have been manufactured more recently than 1936.
It takes dimes. The photo that shows "H. Greenwald Co. Bklyn NY. Patent
Pend" is unfortunately not a clear picture ... The patent dates are above
it. The mech is also marked "<ABT>MFG CO" & "B-60"
To the best of my limited knowledge, every part moves. it does need cleaning up. We bought several in this lot and sold the one photographed, but I'm offering one that is identical except for the 6 1/2" shaft that attaches at the back top. This one we're now offering has a round shaft. (The one in the photo was hexagonal)
Vintage Oak & Brass Samson Intercom / Telephone - $41.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views. Highly figured oak looks great with the brass details. The bells are iron. The brass which was once plated is marked "Samson" above the mouthpiece. There are traces of old paint on the plastic mouthpiece. This piece (bakelite? guttapercha?) has a chip on the screw thread but still screws on firmly. Has grommets for screwing directly to a wall.
Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
Vintage Rexall Stork Baby Bottle 1958 Unused $21.00 includes S&H
This 8 oz. baby bottle came from the attic of an old drug store that was closed in the early 1980s. The paper insert has © 1958. Embossed in the bottom of the bottle it says "Nurs-Matic Corp. Chicago USA Where the ounces are marked it says in blue enamel "Duraglass®". We are selling the bottle as originally displayed along with the Nurser Cap. There is no nipple. New Old Stock.
PLEASE NOTE: We bought several of these and the one in the photo may not be the actual one we send.
Vintage Cast Iron Dutch Oven Covered Pot No. 7 Made in USA - $90.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Fine old lidded pot. We've owned it for 35 years. Probably came from Mystic CT. area when we were actively buying antiques and other old items.
Lid is dimpled on inside says "No. 7 10 1/4in."
Pot says "Made in USa No. 7 10 1/4in."
Pot has spout on one side and handle on other
Both are in excellent condition - We just dusted it off and wiped it down.
Shipping wt. 15 lbs.
Vintage Foley Rice Masher Food Mill black handle - $26.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
All in one food processor and sieveGreat for rice, mashing fruits, juicing etc. Unscrews easily for washing. There's a wire on the bottom that scrapes the grate clean as it turns. Has pot rest tabs to hold the mill steady while using.
On the masher it says, "To clean - Remove thumb screw - Lift out masher - Food Mill - Foley Mfg Co, MPLS Minn"
Black handle and knob (plastic)
Overall dimensions: 12 1/2" X 7 3/8" X 6 1/8"
1 1/2lb. (4 lb. shipping wt.)
Vintage Androck Handi-Sift Flour Sifter - $17.00Click image to left for more views. Vintage flour sifter. This sifter is marked Androck Hand-i-sift U.S.A. It has triple blades for sifting the flour. The red wooden handle, reads "3 Screens". This sifter is in working condition. 5 1/4" tall.
Woodland Jug Thermos with Top Pour spigot - $44.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Decal in good condition says:
Woodland Jug Thermos
Keeps Hot and Cold
Poloron Products Inc.
New Rochelle NY
I believe Poloron was in business from 1937 to 1981. This is most likely circa 1960. Probably 1 gallon. Has nice simple spigot design on top. Just turn it to pour or to close. Comes off easily for cleaning.
Base diameter is approx. 9"
approx. height is 10 3/4" to top of spigot.
Vintage Walt Disney Productions Mickey Mouse dance party Twin Bedspread- Still Bright Colors - $59.00<-- Click image to left for more pics
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A few small stains and a few small holes. Haven't tried to wash it. Some of the pompoms are missing. See photos for condition
Polka dots and great graphics make for a lively colorful spread (coverlet). Characters appearing are :Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Goofy & Clarabelle Cow.
Masters of the Universe Vintage Metal Lunch Box w/ Thermos - Mattel / Aladdin 1983 MOTU - $47.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
In good used Condition. See pictures. Some wear, especially where the embossing is raised. On the back side notice the ring on He-man's face and on his and Skeletor's swords. Pretty clean inside.
Thermos w/ lid and cup/cap look to be in good condition! Graphics mostly intact.
Great collector's item!
NFL - American Conference Metal lunchbox 1962 - $55 incl. s&hClick image to left for more views. This is a vintage well loved, used 50 year old lunchbox. Check out the pictures which show the description better than I could say it. There is no date, but the books list this as from 1962. The box opens and closes. The handle is still attached and strong. NO Thermos, but the original wire thermos holder is still there.
1975 Pele' Metal Lunch Box with Thermos - $69.95 includes S&HClick image to left for more views. The first superstar soccer (football) star is featured on all sides of this King-Sealy Thermos lunch box. Copyright date on the bottom is 1975 Warner Communications.
This is considered a rare box.
It does have rust spots, as you can see. There is no drinking cup with the thermos.
Two General Electric X-Ray Calibration Charts $31.00 (includes S&H)Click image to left for more views. At the bottom of both black frames it says General Electric X-Ray Corporation
11 3/4" tall x 12 1/2" high
The glass on the one showing the graphs is intact, the other is missing. You can't tell from the photos, but the paper is more of a manilla color. The paper on each has minor staining and ripples.
Description: (top chart)
"General Electric Model DX2. 0-4.5 X-Ray Tube
"Ratings when operated on self-rectified equipment"
The graphs are titled, "Large Focal Spot" "Small Focal Spot", "Filament Increment Chart Large Focal Spot", & "Cooling Curve"
Description (bottom chart):
Calibration Chart For G-E Model R-2, R-38 or R-39 X-Ray Unit
Navy Submarine bell - electric - $81.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views. We bought this bell when we lived in Groton CT, near the sub base in the 1970s. It reportedly came off a diesel sub, although I can't verify that. It is iron, with a very nice clear tone. The bell is 8" in diameter and it is approx. 5 1/4" deep. The following information is imprinted on the top.
"Bendix Aviation Corp. BKLYN NY"
"OR NO CAL5673-S ALT Date INSP"
"115 V.A.C. 60 CYC 346 Amps - Type B-4 Contr"
Schlitz Light Beer Bar Sign - plastic - $29.00 includes S&HClick image to left for larger view lit & unlit. DIMENSIONS: 19 1/2" x 12 1/2" x 4"
There is a crack in the plastic over the "IG" in LIGHT, though you can't see it in the pictures. The lit color is not correct. That's just the best I could get with my digital camera.
Shipping Weight 3 lbs.
Rare 6" X 4" size Dill's Best Smoking Tobacco Tin Humidor Can - $45.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Patent applied for Humidor Can
wood grain painted tin with gold accents and an illustration of a woman on the lid. Sides of can have banner with "Rich Mellow Smoke," "Long Cool Smoke," "Smooth Aromatic Smoke," "Smoking Tobacco," Inside of lid explains how to use the humidor, by adding a small amount of water to the center circle.
4" high 6" diameter
White Enamel Jones Irrigator No. 210 in Original Box Clean with original label intact - $43.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
2 quart with handle (7 1/4" X 5" diam.)
The Jones Metal Products Co. West Lafayette, Ohio
Irrigator - white enamel with black handle - says: Jones Specialized Hospital & Surgical Ware
also has a various original attachments, hose and a metal clip and adapter (wrapped in paper)
The box has the retailers price tag - Blake's Pharmacy $4.25 (6 1/2" X 6 1/2" X 7 1/2")
Antique Pine Baby Sled Frame - $69.00 includes S&H;Click image to left for more views. This frame is made from 1/2" wide pine boards. It is 28" long, 15 1/2" wide, and 13 3/4" high. The back was cracked a long time ago, and was repaired with the 2 iron bars you see pictured. I would assume the 2 small pieces of wood that are visible at the back of this were the arms that held the handles. If this is the case, someone cut it a long while ago, because where it was cut has darkened with age. Also as you will note, there is no bottom.
This must have been a very sweet sled in its day. Even if left as is, it would make a great display for dolls or other small friends.
Forged Iron Buggy Step - $21.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views. Need a step up? The step is 4 1/8" wide and 3 3/8" deep. The support bar is 19/5" long. It would bolt to the underside and the step protrudes enough to help climb up. Probably late 19th century.
Could be a conversation piece as a plant stand.
Antique Oriental Carved Panel: 2 Birds w/Blossoms - $95.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views.
This is a beautiful 2 sided relief carving. It's viewable from both sides,
although there is less detail on the carved back side. As you can see there
are pieces missing off the top and a few spaces in the middle as well. There
are also 3 or 4 cracks that should be relatively easy to reglue. The carving
on the flowers is a beautiful example of low relief carving and incorporates
the feeling of real movement in the petals.
Dimensions: 18" high by 36" wide. A nice addition to any wall.
I have saved this for a long time, hoping I'd find time to do some minor restoration and then display it. It looks so nice, even incomplete. But now I'm pretty sure I won't find that time. There is a slight reveal inside the frame that could accept a piece of glass (or plexi) on either side if you wanted to display it with both sides showing.
Vintage Keystone Moviegraph 16 mm Film Projector Model E-743 - $43.00<-- Click image to left for more pics S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Selling as is. Looks to be all there, but the wiring is shot. I removed the cord which was definitely past its due date and would have been an electrical hazard of the worst kind. I do not know the state of the motor or switches or internal wiring. Please check out the 7 pictures. Keystone Mfg Co.
14 1/2" tall X 11 1/23" long X 5 1/2" wide
Vintage Slide Projector - Homemade electric - $74.95 includes S&HClick here to find more pictures and a complete description.
Wizard Oscillating Electric Fan -$47.00 includes S&HClick image to left for more views. Just in time for the summer? This "Wizard" oscillating (reciprocating) electric fan has a really cool streamline-shaped base and chromed accents, including a chrome vertical stripe in the front of the base which is not visible in the pictures. Even the control knob has a rocket futuristic look to it. This is being sold as is. There is no chord. There is also a screw missing on the bottom. The picture of the bottom also shows how it was designed to be wall mounted as well as sitting on a table top.
It is also hard to see in these photos the word "Wizard on the center of the cage, or the information that is on the base - which says, "Wizard 105-120V 55W Model 45K - 60 cycles Bersted Mfg. Co. Fostoria Ohio Oakville Ont. Canada.
DIMENSIONS: 15 1/4" tall - The diameter of the cage is 13 1/2" - The Fan blades measure 12" end to end.
Vidicraft Cordless Headphone System CSH-200 $49.00 includes Samp;HClick image to left for more views. Cordless Stereo Headphones
Never used. We took these out of the box when they were given to us brand new. We never set them up. Just put them back in the box and stuck them in the closet till we had a good place to use them. As you might guess, that never happened. That could easily have been over 20 years ago.
shipping wt. 8 lbs.
Primitive Vintage Penny Wooden Folk Doll - $49.00<-- Click image to left for more pics
S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
Sweet primitive painted face. Some of the black hair is scuffed.
Approx. 12" tall
Also known as peg wooden and dutch dolls The hinge for her right shoulder was broken. I made a new one (as seen in photos). Her left arm and right leg come out. This would need new pegs or pins to hold these in place, as would the replacement piece. I opted to leave them as is, because it gives more flexibility for positioning her. Her right shoulder is missing a chunk on the back, but the dowel I made is long enough to still work fine.
Simply carved. The joints are crudely made and stiff.
I do not know the history of this particular doll. I have had several of this same exact style. Wikipedia attributes this design to peg wooden dolls from Val Gardena, late 19th century. Even the diamond shape that takes the peg / pin on the back of the should looks the same. My guess is that this particular doll may not be as old as that - They probably made them for a number of years. Anyway, we've owned this since the 1970s and it was not new then.
1 lb. shipping wt.
Shirley Temple - Type Doll 1950's As is! $89.00 includes S&HHelp! Shirley Temple - Type doll 1950's In as found condition.
- Reddish hair - hair is mostly unglued from head
- Shoulder and head are hard plastic
- No markings
- Cloth body
- Remnants of vinyl legs and remnants of 1 arm
- open mouth with 4 teeth and tongue
- Blue open and close eyes with lashes. Lower lashes are painted on
Estimated s&h weight - 5 lbs.
Vintage Sudbury Soil Test Kit in Original Box & Papers - $27.00<-- Click image to left for more pics
S&H included for US sales (all others contact us first)
I could not find a date, but saw another one listed as 1963. Seems about right considering the look of the packaging and the booklets and postcard etc.
Bottom of box is paper on cardboard. Cover is clear plastic with the words: Test Your Soil. As you can see from the photos, the sides are trapezoidal.
7 3/4" X 5 1/4" X 4" Tall
Includes 8 bottles; 2 each of lime, nitrogen, phosphorous and potash testers. Also 8 small cork covered test tubes with color coded corks.
Also includes a pure tin stirring rod for phosphorous test; a 'packed by' slip; an instruction pamphlet; a reference pamphlet "The Good Earth Can Do You Dirt: A color chart; An unused pre-addressed 2 cent post card; and a letter referencing the order.
2 lb shipping
1919 Barber Shop Sterilizer - Electric - $65.00 includes S&HMore pictures and complete description here.
Antique 19th century forged brass and iron fireplace tools -More pictures and complete description here.
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