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The Oliver Portable QWERTY Typewriter

The Oliver Typewriter Company was an American typewriter manufacturer headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Producing the last typewriter in 1959 the Oliver typewriter was the first effective “visible print” typewriter, meaning text was visible to the typist as it was entered. This typewriter comes with it’s original owners manual which boldly states ”to the experienced typist one will appreciate the velvet touch and…

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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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House & Home

1977 Technics SL-2000 Turntable

Never miss a beat with this 1977 Technics SL-2000 two speed turntable/record player. In slick black and silver and equipped with Technics famous brushless DC motor this beauty is designed for those who want direct drive performance at a moderate price. Wow and flutter of only 0.045% WRMS and rumble of 70dB DINB, brand new…

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House & Home, Outdoors

National 1980′s Boombox Radio RX-FM15

A boombox or ghettoblaster is a portable audio player with two or more loudspeakers and a carrying handle. During the 1980′s the boombox became intrinsically linked to hip hop culture. Certain models like the JVC RC-M90 and the Sharp GF-777 were known as the boombox kings, having the power to drown out other ghetto blasters; they were frequently…

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House & Home
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Collection of 1983 He-Man Figurines

A character that needs little introduction He-Man characterised by his immense strength is “The Most Powerful Man in the Universe” according to the 1980′s cartoon series. The alter ego of Prince Adam; He-Man and his friends defend Eternia and the secrets of Castle Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor. By the power of Grayskull…

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House & Home

Frohe Weihnachten!

As another year wraps up for us, we would like to take this opportunity to thank our many loyal customers from around the globe. Each and every purchase made has put a massive smile on our face (not to mention a cheeki high five) and we can not wait to bring you many more classic…

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House & Home

Hostess Housewares Turquoise Storage Canister

This large 1970′s plastic canister is the perfect and stylish way to store your iced vovo’s and monte carlo biscuits. Made by ‘Hostess Housewares’, British Plastics Pty Ltd, this canister is in fantastic condition for its age and use. In a bright turquoise colour and white flower bottom border it boasts a vacuum seal lid…

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House & Home, Outdoors
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The Honey Flora of Victoria – 1949 (Fifth Edition)

The Honey Flora of Victoria is a paperback book published by Department of Agriculture, Victoria, Australia 1949 (fifth edition).  It is a comprehensive guide to the Victorian (Australia) flower sources for honey bees and is well sort after by bee keepers alike. The book contains descriptions of Victorian trees, blossoms and the honey produced there of. The main…

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Fashion
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Vintage 1980′s Brownie (Girl Guide) Uniform

Brownies were first organised by Lord Baden-Powell in 1914. A Brownie is typically a girl aged seven to ten years old. The program was designed to train girls in outdoor skills, first aid, and honorable values. In Australia (where girls of all ages are now called Girl Guides) the Guiding Promise is: I promise that I will do my best; To be…

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House & Home

1950′s Art Deco Iplex Bakelite Cake Canister

“Good things baked in the kitchen will keep romance for longer than bright lipstick.” Quoted from Marjorie Husted, the creator of Betty Crocker. This magnificent original mint green 1950′s art deco Iplex (Adelaide) bakelite cake canister has seen many a baked cake but is still in excellent condition for its age. It features a cream based…

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