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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Vintage Original Sing Sociability Songs for Camps, Homes, Communities and Schools. By the Rodeheaver Hall Mack Company of Winona Lake, Indiana. Printed in U.S.A. Copyright 1928 by Homer A. Rodeheaver.
Soft cover book measuring 5 7/8 inches wide x 8 3/4 inches long, with 127 pages. Staple binding.
A sampling of songs include:
The back cover is an index to the songs.
Condition is used with wear and soiling to the cover and a few of the interior pages. Front cover also has a small tear the bottom left of the Statue of Liberty. There are also some foil stars adhered to some of the pages.
Vintage School souvenir for Mt. Hope School, District No. 93, Walnut township, Marshall county, Kansas.
Small booklet measuring 3.5 inches x 5 inches with 8 pages. Teacher Amy Inez Tyler is pictured on the cover. Inside there is a listing of the pupils, and poems titled, "The Close of School" and "Opportunity".
Marysville is the county seat of Marshall County.
Condition is very good. Booklet title page is dated 1910.
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This is an original men's fashion illustration from M. Born & Company, Fall & Winter 1924 - 25 catalog. From "The Oldest and Largest Wholesale Tailors in the World.".
Heavy card stock weight paper.
Page measures about 12 1/4 inches wide x 15 3/4 inches tall.
Back of page has glue residue from where fabric samples were removed.
Page has foxing around the borders and on the image. Edges of border were not cut evenly when removed from the catalog.
This fashion illustration would look wonderful framed!
Vintage original death notice funeral card for Mrs. Margaret V. McMahon of Hanover, Kansas.
Includes: Date of birth and death. Age at time of death. Place of birth. Location of funeral and burial location.
Card measures 3 3/8 inches wide x 5 3/8 inches tall.
Condition is good with overall light soiling.
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!
Vintage original death notice funeral card for Mrs. George Mormon of Washington, Kansas.
Includes: Age at time of death. Place of death. Location of funeral and burial location.
Card measures 5 3/8 inches wide x 3 1/2 inches tall.
Condition is good with some light soiling.
15 cards available at time of listing. Shown is the one with the most soiling. All others have less 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 1949 Nurse Brand advertising calendar for Korbel Drug in Fairbury Nebraska. Cover shows a nurse in uniform and reads: Christmas Greetings.
Inside has calendar pages for January through December of 1949. The back of each page features a Nurse Brand product advertisement and various helpful hints. Back of the calendar features a page for writing down addresses and phone numbers.
Calendar measures 7 1/4 wide x 14 3/4 inches tall when opened as it would hang on a wall.
Condition is very good with no writing on pages. Does have some age toning, especially on the front and back of the calendar.
Vintage original Goodyear Super Torque tire advertising paper record. To play record tear off along dotted line and play at 33 1/3 RPM.
Back lists distributor as E. C. Trindel, Phone 50, Fairbury Nebraska.
Condition is very good with wear and a bend at the upper and lower right corners. This does not affect the playable part of the record.
Great gift for the Goodyear advertising or Fairbury collector.
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.