Vintage original A & E Venetian Blind Co. Advertising Ink Blotter for Sun Light Venetian Blinds.
This 1950s office ephemera includes a cartoon drawing by Hoff, in the upper three quarters. Shows three men dressed as Native Americans. Cartoon reads: Strictly Bizness. "The Directors are sure After Your Scalp Today."
Lower portion reads:
Blotter measures 3 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches and is unused.
Condition is very good with some edge and corner wear.
Beautiful original large antique cards given as a Reward of Merit. This listing is for a set of two. Both feature a large red Rose and Lily of the Valley bouquet. Top card has a red border, bottom card has a blue border.
Both cards measure 7.5 inches wide x 5.5 inches tall. Both were presented to Anna Vongdol. One is dated 1886, the other 1887. Top card has a small number 400 in the lower left corner, bottom card is numbered 403.
Condition is very good with top card having a crease upper left corner and a soiled area near the upper right corner. Bottom card has a very tiny crease at the upper left corner.
Beautiful old cards!
Antique 1903 calendar. Calendar is a heavy cardboard back with embossing around the photo. Photo at top of calendar shows buggies crossing a bridge. Hand written on photo is, "At Storm Lake, Iowa."
Hand written on back, "With love and best wishes for a Merry Christmas, from Katherine."
Calendar measures 6.75 inches x 10.5 inches. Photo measures about 4.5 inches x 3.5 inches. Condition is very good with some edge and corner wear. All calendar pages are intact.
Antique H.C. White Perfecscope Copper Flash Stereoscope Viewer and 50 Keystone Stereoscope View Cards in Box.
Stereoscope does show wear and the handle stands on its own, but must be supported with a finger behind when using to view. I'm not sure if this is how it came, or if a piece is broken that supported the handle. Both lens are present and in very good condition.
Viewer measures about 13 inches front to back, viewing end 5 1/4 inches wide, and piece that holds the stereoview card measures about 7 1/4 inches wide.
Cards all came in the black box marked "Keystone Stereographs" Title: Butterflies. There are only a couple of Butterflies in the mix. The rest are an assortment of views. All are pictured in the photos below. All are in excellent condition.
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Original antique 1909 Booklet for the fifth anniversary of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of America. Verdon, Nebraska lodge 289, I.O.O.F. Dated April 26, 1909.
Booklet measures 3.5 inches wide x about 5 inches tall. Tied at spine with a pink and cream colored ribbon. Cover is embossed.
Inside is one sheet of paper (four pages).
Condition is very good with a couple of brown stains on the front and back covers.
Great piece of Nebraska I.O.O.F. memorabilia!
Original antique Pawnee County Nebraska, district 11 school report card for student, Maude Clark. For the school year of 1903-04.
Card measures 3.5 inches wide x 6.25 inches tall.
Includes attendance report and marks in studies.
Signed by teacher, Maude Smith.
Condition is good with a couple of horizontal creases, age toning, and some fading to the writing.
Great piece of Nebraska school memorabilia!
Antique Victorian booklet Mercy's Gift. The Quality of Mercy by William Shakespeare. Embossed Christmas themed cover featuring a farm scene surrounded by Holly and Berries.
Booklet measures 3 1/8 inches wide x 4 1/4 inches tall. Eight pages front and back.
Includes four color illustrations. Booklet is bound with a string tie at the spine.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to the cover. Interior pages are good with some light soiling.
Antique Victorian Christmas Greetings poem booklet. Published by The Art Lithographic Publishing Co. number 56426. Printed in Germany.
Booklet measures 2 7/8 inches wide x 4 inches tall. Eight pages front and back, including covers.
Four color illustrations including: Birds on a tree branch; winter house snow scene; holly and berries; mother waiting by open back door for boy and his dog.
Booklet is bound with a string tie at the spine. Cover is loose from the inside pages.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to the covers. Interior pages are good with some light soiling.
Antique Victorian Easter booklet Sweet Radiant Morn. Embossed cover featuring a large cracked egs, surrounded by pink and white blossoms, with gold rays radiating out.
Booklet measures about 3 1/2 inches wide x 5 1/2 inches tall. Eight pages front and back, not including covers.
Includes four color illustrations: Purple violets, purple violets and green ribbon, little girl with dog, and little boy with dog.
Booklet is bound with a string tie at the spine.
Condition is very good with pencil names written inside front cover. Interior pages are excellent.
Original antique 1880s Victorian Lithograph print showing a young girl gathering flowers. Girl is dressed in a red and white dress, with a red bow in her hair.
Print measures 5.5 inches wide x 7.5 inches tall.
Condition is very good with some glue residue on the back.
Gorgeous vibrant colors!
Antique Victorian poetry booklet. Flowers of Love for Thee. Embossed cover features a bird carrying an envelope, Violet clusters, and a tranquil water scene.
Booklet measures about 5 1/4 inches wide x 7 5/8 inches tall with 24 pages.
Published by The Hayes Lithographing Co. of Buffalo New York. Copyright 1910.
Booklet is bound with a tied string.
Condition is good with a soiled area in the upper right corner of the front cover. Interior pages are very good, but also have some with some light soiling and age toning.
Antique Victorian religious poetry booklet. Words of Trust by Reverend Peter Stryker, D.D. Cover features a hand fan with a tranquil house scene.
Booklet measures about 4 1/4 inches wide x 5 1/2 inches tall. With five single sided pages. No illustration.
Booklet has two holes through the cover and all pages that at one time were bound with a string or ribbon. It is no longer bound. All interior pages are loose from the cover. Cover front and back is one single piece.
Condition is good with some soiling and wear to the cover. Interior pages are good with some light soiling and age toning.
Large antique Reward of Merit card showing a farm scene, stream and flowers. Published by the Gibson Art Co.
Card measures 5 inches tall by 6.75 inches wide. Condition is good with small crease upper left corner and small area of glue residue on the back. Some light soiling and wear.
Written on back: 10 Headmarks From Lillie Dvoracek to Victor Fictum
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Vintage original Carter's Midnight Carbon Paper Advertising Ink Blotter. This 1950s office ephemera includes a view of outer space. This blotter is light blue at the bottom, with red lettering, and a dark blue background at the top, with white and light blue lettering.
Blotter measures 6 x 3 1/2 inches and is unused.
Condition is fair with with some edge and corner wear and a couple of vertical creases (more noticeable on back view third photo) and one at the upper right and lower left corners. Still displays nice.
Vintage original Cross Sterilized Tacks, Sharp as a Needle Advertising Ink Blotter. This 1950s office ephemera includes a calendar for the months of May, June, and July 1951.
Blotter measures 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches and is unused.
Condition is very good with with some edge and corner wear.
Vintage Original Harmonica Playing Made Easy. Hohner Harmonica song instruction book. Copyright 1937 M. Hohner, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Soft cover book measuring 5 5/8 inches wide x 8 7/8 inches long, with 32 pages. Staple binding.
Centerfold is an advertisement showing that the world's best players use Hohner Harmonicas. Player names include: Larry Adler, Carl Freed, Albert N. Hoxie, James Hartley, Fred Sonnen, and Charles Newman.
Inside the back page also includes a section on the Proper Care of The Harmonica.
Condition is used with wear and soiling to the cover and a few of the interior pages. Entire book has age toning. Tape repair to lower right of front cover and tape repair at bottom of the spine.
Original Antique Victorian Advertising Trade card for Mokaska New Blend Coffee.
Front shows a Victorian lady in a long Blue and White Dress, and feather hat. She is using a walking stick and carrying a coat. House is visible on hill in the background.
Reads: Mokaska New Blend Coffee. Mokaska Coffee Co. St. Joseph, Missouri.
Card measures 4.75 inches x 4 inches. Condition is very good with very light corner wear and some foxing and soiling on the back.
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Money School. Vintage 1963 Educational Pop Up Coin Saver or Counter Folder.
Folder is made of a stiff heavy card stock that is 1/8 of an inch thick. Opens to a pop up featuring a wise owl, as the teacher, chipmunk, squirrel and rabbit. The rabbit is holding a nickel, the chipmunk a dime, and the squirrel is holding a quarter.
Top section has slots for fifty cent pieces, nickels, dimes, pennies, and quarters. With each row showing as an addition, multiplication or division problem.
Lower section has columns of addition problems and subtraction problems. With a grand total of $10.36 shown in the bottom right corner.
Back is marked:
Covers show some wear and small scuff and scratches. Silver dollar slot also has a small tear along the right edge. Nice bright colors.
Blue item in some of the pictures is just an item I used to hold the folder open for the photos.
A fun back to school teaching collectible!
Vintage Original Report on 4-H Club Activities in the Republic of Korea. July 1959. Institute of Agriculture. Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry Suwon, Korea.
Soft cover book measuring 7 3/8 inches wide x 10 1/4 inches long. Staple binding.
Many black & white photos throughout.
Condition is good with wear and soiling to the cover and a crease to the lower right edge of the front cover. Blue ink notation on page 2.