House & Home, Outdoors, Travel
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Pair of Vintage Brownie Cameras

Brownie is the name of a long running popular series of simple and inexpensive cameras made by Eastman Kodak in the 1900′s. The Brownie popularised low-cost photography and introduced the concept of the snapshot. The Brownie camera was a simple, black, rectangular box covered in imitation leather with nickeled fittings. To take a “snapshot,” all one had to do was hold…

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Fashion
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1950′s Avant Garde Fox Fur Capelet

For many women in postwar Britain a fur coat, preferably mink, represented the height of luxury and the ultimate object of desire. In popular culture the ambition to own a fur coat became a defining quality of femininity, tantamount to a secondary sexual characteristic. In recent years British models have reappeared on the catwalk wearing real…

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House & Home
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Black Vintage English Rotary Telephone

It wasn’t too long ago that rotary phones and pay phones were standard ways to communicate. You would wait for a dial tone and then make your call. And if you got a busy signal, you would hang up the phone and try later. There was no call waiting. No texting. No smiley-face emojicons, and…

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House & Home, Travel
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Vintage Fuzzy-Felt Sets x 2 – Made in England

Fuzzy-Felt is a simple fabric toy intended for children aged 3-9 years old. The toys consist of a flocked backing board onto which a number of felt shapes are placed to create different pictures. Felt pieces can be simple silhouettes or more detailed printed shapes. Make exciting pictures with gaily coloured felt shapes. “Put them on…take them off…they cling on the fuzzy board…no scissors…no glue!” Since…

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House & Home, Travel
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6 Vintage Anodised Cups – Made In Italy

Here is a beautiful set of six circa 1960′s anodised cups, made in Italy. The cups themselves feature bright original shades of anodised aluminium, a treat for the eyes. These would enjoyed being stored in the glovebox or picnic basket and be pulled out on that special occasion whether it be a side of the…

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Fashion
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1960′s Vintage Floral Shift Mini Dress

1960′s Vintage Floral Shift Mini Dress – The popularity of mini’s peaked in the “Swinging London” of the 1960′s and has been regarded as a symbol of liberation of its time. It was worn by some, such as Germaine Greer and, in the following decade, Gloria Steinem, who became known for their promotion of women’s…

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Accouterments, House & Home
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Vintage Mad Scientist Chemistry Set

  In the early to mid 1900′s, there was growing optimism that science could solve many of the important problems facing the world. Chemistry sets were not just fun toys full of magic tricks but tools to groom young men for careers in science and contained chemicals pretty scary by today’s standards. Sodium dichromate, potassium…

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House & Home
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Rare Industrial Vintage Theatre Spotlight

Break out into song and dance and have the spotlight firmly on you with this incredible collectors piece from the early days of stage theatre. Made from strong cast iron with a beautiful aged patina, this two piece spotlight seats into a heavy thick base on castors and is ready to roll around your industrial…

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Accouterments, Outdoors, Travel
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1960′s Bell & Howell Super 8 Optronic Eye

A classic early 1960′s movie camera complete and working. The Bell & Howell company, which was established in 1907, initially manufactured movie cameras. In 1948 they entered the still cameras market with the Foton camera. This is a truly preloved item that purrs gently whilst running on 4AA batteries. The classic carry / film handle…

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Accouterments, Outdoors
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Sharp VZ 2000 Record Playing Boom Box

Put yourself well and truly there. Grab some cardboard, don a headband, a fluro t-shirt, find your baggiest pants paired with Nike hi-tops then add this Sharp VZ 2000 firmly onto your shoulder and head out into the hood in true B-boy styles. Whether you focus on power, abstract, blow-up or flavor this super size…

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