- 10:41 pm - Fri, Dec 6, 2013
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A cool Japanese tinplate toy car in perfect colors for Christmas. It just needs a little Santa in the driver’s seat!
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- 11:02 pm - Mon, Dec 2, 2013
This highly detailed Daiya tin litho friction toy car, made in Japan in the 1950s or 1960s, is an US Army jeep with a rotating gunner. Really cool!
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- 1:02 pm - Wed, Nov 27, 2013
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A beautiful midcentury Paramount angel for the top of the Christmas tree, or to watch over you as a nightlight.
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- 3:23 pm - Wed, Nov 20, 2013
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"Remember Pearl Harbor," vintage 1941 sheet music of the spirited Sammy Kaye march with a dramatic cover by Barbelle.
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- 12:07 am - Fri, Nov 15, 2013
A pair of funky Artmark salt and peppers for your Christmas table. Made in Japan, probably in the 1950s or ’60s? They still have their foil labels and their stoppers are in great shape, so they are ready to use!
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- 9:09 pm - Wed, Nov 13, 2013
You can just picture a tiny Bonnie and Clyde on the running boards of this 1929 Nash sedan tinplate toy touring car.
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- 11:25 pm - Tue, Nov 12, 2013
- 4 notes
This Bandai 1950s Japanese 7-inch Fiat 600 with retractable roll-up vinyl sunroof and tin litho interior is just as cute as a bug’s ear.
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- 4:32 pm
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A sweet family of beautifully made vintage 1960s Hartland model Arabian horses! This is the 7-inch set in grey.
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- 8:43 pm - Mon, Nov 11, 2013
A totally boss vintage 1959 Chevrolet Impala convertible AMT plastic model car in 1:25 scale. Not a reproduction, but probably the original 1959 SMP issue customizing kit.
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