House & Home

Classic 1950s Marken Steel furniture duo tone mini stools

Marken furniture was a quality furniture company based in Mitcham Victoria from 1950 to 1965. Known by their full name as Marken Tubular Steel Furniture, their furniture always featured strong pieces of tubular steel integrated into their designs. Here we have discovered a set of brother and sister mini stool complete with the original 1950…

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4 Original Grant Featherston D350 Dining Chairs

Grant Featherston was Australia’s leading ‘post modernist’ furniture designer. He was born in 1922 in Geelong, and gained prominence in 1947 when he produced his relaxation chairs. They were made from plywood and webbing, although some were upholstered with sponge rubber and fabric. Featherston’s philosophy that a chair should follow the body’s contours was confirmed…

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1950′s Chrome/Laminate Diner Cafe Table and Chairs

The 1950′s were the age of the consumer. The post-war boom brought massive changes in the home; it was out with the old and in with the new. Open plan living was introduced and the fitted kitchen with it’s brand new appliances was the housewife’s domain. Design influences during this time were modernism, surrealism and…

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J.H. Lynch “Nymph” Original Vintage Print

Joseph Henry Lynch more commonly known as J.H. Lynch was a British artist who passed away in 1989 at the age of 78. During his artistic life in the 60′s and 70′s his paintings were a household staple, commonly sold in the homeware department of retail chains such as Boots and Woolworths in the UK….

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THE ERICOFON / COBRA PHONE 1956 (1954)

Some things never lose style. Here’s one. The Ericofon by Ericcson. In the summer 1939, Blomberg brought new talent on board at Ericsson to handle the design segment. His name was Ralph Lysell and today he is considered one of the true pioneers in Swedish industrial design. Trained as an engineer in the US, his…

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Accouterments

Heidi A Golden Picture Classic Book – 1956

Heidi is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her grandfather’s care, in the lush pastures of the Swiss Alps. It was earnestly written as a book ‘for children and those who love children’ (as quoted from it’s subtitle) in 1880 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. The story of…

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Accouterments, Outdoors
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Panasonic Portable Tape Player RQ-2102 (slim line)

The joy of listening to your favourite tracks wherever you are. On tape. Here is the classic, one of the last, mid nineties Panasonic portable tape player (RQ-2101). Whether you are strutting the boardwalk or riding the line you can be rest assured you’ll have your beats in tune. This ‘slim line’ package offers AC…

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Bell and Howell All Quality Family Slide Projector

Settle in and get comfortable. It’s slide night! Take a few steps back with this classic hammered finish Bell & Howell Slide Projector, made in Australia under license for Sixteen Millimetre Australia. Set in a stunning mid century colour combination, this projector was manufactured in 1965. In full working condition this is a tribute to…

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Fashion

Traditional Infant Bavarian Dirndl

A Dirndl is a type of traditional dress worn in the Bavarian region of Germany and is based on the historical costume of Alpine peasants. Most commonly seen in modern day adorned on top heavy women balancing stein upon stein of beer in their hands during the Oktoberfest season. This authentic miniature version to suit…

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House & Home, Travel
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1985 Sanyo Solid State FM/AM Radio RP 5115

Bless the 80′s and it’s synthetic leg warmers. Pulled from the mid 80′s we present the RP 5115 Solid State FM/AM Radio by Sanyo. A magic looking piece that can stand tall in many a situation. Measuring at 100 x 145 x 43 mm means an epic portable piece that will keep you informed wherever…

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