Vintage Memorabilia, Newspapers, Photographs, Playing Cards and Scrapbooking items.
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.
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.
Vintage Original Bridge Tally Card. Diamond shaped with purple background featuring a musician in a hat, playing a guitar.
Card measures a little over 4 3/4 inches long x a little over 3 3/4 inches wide. Has a white string through the top.
Condition is good. Tally was removed from a scrapbook and has some paper residue on the back. There is also a crease near the top of the guitar along the upper right edge. There are also 3 small round punched out holes visible on his sleeve up to the guitar.
Very colorful tally!
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 circa 1950s Halloween diecut cat face. Made of heavy cardboard. Measures about 6 1/2 inches wide x 7 1/2 inches tall. Has a slit through each ear. I believe it was one side of a lantern or candy container.
Condition is good with a few creases and some edge wear. Super cute cat face that would be cute for decoration or use in art projects.
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.
Vintage Dime Saver Self Computing Coin Bank Book. Given out as advertising for the National Bank of Kentucky. Established 1934 in Louisville.
Booklet dates to circa 1930s and measures about 3 1/2 inches wide x 5 1/2 inches tall. Opens to reveal 30 slots to hold dimes. Totaling $3.00.
Condition is very good with some wear along the fold. Dime slots are unused.
Original antique Chase and Sanborn Coffee and Tea Advertising Booklet. The History of Our American Flag. Copyright 1898, Gray Litho Co., N.Y.
Booklet measures 3 inches wide x just over 4 inches tall, with 16 pages including front and back covers.
Front cover shows an angel holding a laurel wreath, while overlooking the American Flag.
Inside includes 6 color litho pages showing flags.
The Bunker Hill Flag 1775
Pine Tree Flag of the Navy 1775
Rattlesnake Flag 1775
First Union Flag 1776
First National Flag (13 Stars)
There is also Chase and Sanborn advertising scattered throughout on the pages of text which tell the story of the flag.
All pages are shown in the photos.
Booklet is in excellent condition and the color lithos are gorgeous.
Vintage original The New England Calendar for Engagements, 1946 Week by Week, by Samuel Chamberlain.
This calendar is in book form with plastic comb binding. Comes in original box.
Book measures 6 5/8 inches wide x 8 1/2 inches tall.
Left side of each 2 page spread has a weeks worth of days, on which to write notes. Right side of the page shows a New England view.
Book is unused.
Condition is very good with previous owners name written inside front cover. And there is a small tear at the bottom of the front page, near the spine.
Box also shows wear.
Nice piece of New England memorabilia!
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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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.
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.
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.
Vintage original 1940s embroidered card featuring a red, white, and blue USA flag and green shamrocks. Blue striped surround with a gold colored border. A 1944 calendar is attached at the bottom. Gold colored ribbon at the top so it can be hung on a wall.
Reads: From Ireland. To My Dear Sister
Card portion is a cardstock weight and measures 4.75 inches wide x a little over 6.5 inches tall.
Calendar portion measures about 2.75 inches wide x 2 inches tall. Complete with all months January - December of 1944.
Condition is good with soiling, wear, and a crease through the cover of the calendar. Card portion is somewhat curved along the edges (does not lay completely flat). And you can see residue on the back where it was once glued to a larger item.
Vintage original 1950s Sylvania Flash Guide Dial Wheel. Dial the center circular black wheel to select Lamp to Subject Distance in feet and the other side of the wheel will show Flash Guide Numbers.
Using the table on the back you are to find guide number for film and shutter speed you are using.
Set arrow on dial opposite this number. The correct lens opening will now be opposite the distance from your flash to your subject.
Printed on a heavy card stock, wheel measures about 5 inches in diameter with the center wheel measuring a little over 3.5 inches.
Condition is very good with some wear and light blue smudges along outer wheel and on the back. Also a small crease near the center of the black wheel.