Outdoors
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1950′s Luxury Porcelain Brexton 6 Person Picnic Case

The history of picnics goes back to medieval times in England and Europe when elaborate outdoor feasts were enjoyed by the wealthy. Medieval hunting feasts and Renaissance era country banquets were the forerunners of the casual outdoor picnics we enjoy today. These feasts would traditionally serve cold meats like hams, baked meats and pastries. Brexton picnic…

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1950′s State Savings Bank of Victoria Money Tube

In the 1950’s banks went to a lot of trouble to ‘hook a customer for life’ by appealing to the young with colourful and novelty money boxes. This rare money tube produced by the much loved State Bank of Victoria founded in 1842 and taken over by the Commonwealth Bank in 1990 provides a very earnest reminder…

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House & Home
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1950′s Nally Ware Black and White Cake Canister

We all know the best part about baking a cake is eating it, right?! This original 1950′s Nally Ware stackable cake canister  somehow makes storing your cakes super fun as well. In a rare monochrome colouring and vintage script font this canister is in perfect condition for its age and is begging to be filled…

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Vintage Sanyo M2512 Personal Portable Tape Recorder

Sanyo was founded when Toshio Iue was lent an unused Matsushita plant in 1947 and used it to make bicycle generator lamps. Sanyo was incorporated in 1950; in 1952 it made Japan’s first plastic radio and in 1954 Japan’s first pulsator-typewashing machine. The company’s name means three oceans in Japanese, referring to the founder’s ambition to sell their products worldwide, across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. This vintage…

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Fashion
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Vintage Neiman Marcus Red Polka Dot Dress

“I dreamed all my life of the perfect store for women. Then I saw Neiman Marcus, and my dream came true” — Edna Woolman Chase, editor of Vogue (1936). Founded in 1907 Neiman Marcus, is an American luxury specialty department store owned by the Neiman Marcus Group, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The Neiman Marcus Group is famous for their offering of an assortments of apparel,…

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Rolf’s Christmas Album Featuring Six White Boomers

Rolf Harris is an Australian musician and artist popular in the 1970′s who is well known for inventing and popularising the wobble board, amongst other recent media headlines. Featuring a somewhat creepy grin from Rolf his rare production for British Paints is a 45rpm record offered to you just in time for Christmas. Self titled “Rolf’s Christmas”…

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Outdoors
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1960′s Bird Watching Identification Pocket Books

It’s good being in the outdoors but its better knowing what’s in the outdoors. Add this classic mini collection to your pockets, book shelf or even glovebox of your 60′s vehicle for an authentic styling of outdoorsy. Featuring volume 1 and 2 of Birds of Victoria – Urban Areas and The Ranges as well as…

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House & Home
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Vintage Folding Aluminium Woven Strap Patio Chair

Aluminium patio furniture is outdoor furniture constructed of aluminum tubing. Aluminium is a lightweight and easily moulded metal that will not rust, making it the perfect metal for outdoor patio furniture. Aluminium furniture became popular in the early 1960′s, particularly with the woven strap webbing design and is still widely popular today. In addition to…

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House & Home
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Vintage Children’s Sheet and Pillow Set

Children’s bedrooms in the 1970′s were surprisingly stylish, imaginative and downright funky in comparison with today’s clean line sophisticated approach. Bright hues of brown, orange, green and yellow were common and were parcelled with bunk beds, book nooks and containers of sea monkeys. This vintage children’s sheet and pillow set is made from cotton and…

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Fashion
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1980′s Diane Freis Floral Woven Sleeves Blouse

Internationally acclaimed designer Diane Freis needs little introduction to the world of design. Today she heads a multinational corporation from her headquarters in Hong Kong and has made her name a household word. Her polyester-georgette prints and colours, uniquely combined with flair and artistry took the fashion industry by storm in the 1980′s. This blouse is a…

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