Vintage fraternal seal press with original black storage pouch. Seal reads, "Sisters of Pawnee Lodge No. 606, L.S. to the B of L.F. & E, Org. Jan. 17, 1930 at Fairbury, Nebraska. B. of L.F. & E stands for Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen (Railroad Workers). Check last photo for press details.
Seal press measures about 4.75 inches long and stands about 4 inches tall at tip of handle. Comes with black storage pouch which snaps shut.
The press is in very good condition with light scratches. Bag has a lot of wear.
Cool piece of Railroad wives memorabilia.
Vintage 1936 Chesterfield Cigarettes wood and copper advertising letterpress printers block.
This is a large block measuring 6 inches wide x almost 8 1/8 inches tall. Wood backing is just under 7/8 of an inch thick. Has a metal loop at the top, so it can be hung on a wall.
Copper plate is nailed to the wood block and features two women seated near a small table, which is under a framed portrait hung on the wall. One of the women is holding a pack of Chesterfield Cigarettes up, as if to offer the other woman a smoke.
Chesterfield well that's different
Copyright in the lower right corner "1936, Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co."
Second and fifth photo show the image in reverse.
Condition is very good with some light surface scratches.
Awesome piece of tobacciana advertising!
Vintage circa 1940s round hat box. Sides feature a fantastic French theme of street scenes of Paris, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, artists, guards, etc.
Lid is an off white background with a black ring around a pink edge, and features a black gloved hand holding a pink long stem rose. Also has a black rope type carrying strap.
Box measures just over 13 inches in diameter, and about 6 3/4 inches tall.
Box does show some wear, mostly around the border of the lid and around the very bottom edge. There are also some small moisture stains inside the box.
Great shabby or cottage home decor!
Vintage Boys Town Nebraska Metal Bookmark on Original Unopened Card.
Bookmark is made of metal and measures about 2 1/2 inches long x 3/4 of an inch wide at the top.
Features the Boys Town seal, which has a blue background.