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Vintage Cast Iron Embossed "Jacob Brothers" Piano Plaque - $45.00

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Vintage Cast Iron Embossed Piano Plaque / Sign "Jacob Brothers" New York
Approx. 14 1/2" X 2 1/2"
My guess is that this was originally screwed onto the harp of an old upright piano sold by Jacob Brothers and either manufactured for them prior to 1905 or manufactured by them after that date.
Weighs almost 2 lbs.

Antique vintage Iron flag holder - $32 incl. S&H

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While this flag pole holder only has one hole to screw it to a base, as you can see in one of the pictures, it's perfectly balanced to sit on a rail. There's old tar which makes me wonder if this may have mounted on a buggy or ship?

12 3/4" at its longest
5 lb. shipping wt.

Vintage Tin & Wood Sunnyland Washboard Columbus Ohio Laundry Room Scrub Board - $22.00

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Nice old, well used 2 sided scrub board. Has surface rust for that rustic look. You can tell the circular motion of the washing process by the way that the galvanization was worn off from use, which allowed the iron to rust. Writing on both sides. One side says "Sunnyland." The other side says, "Standard Family Size Galvanized No. 2090 Manufactured by Columbus Washboard Co. Columbus, Ohio." Overall dimensions 12 1/2" X 23 3/4"
4 lb. shipping wt.

Vintage 1950s package with HoopLa Wire Flared & Bouffant Skirts - Skirt Hoop $29.00

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Wonderful accessory for a 1950s style skirt. The package states: "ready to wear in a jiffy, cool, feather light, packs flat, with or without the petticoats - it flatters the silhouette". Made in Milford, Connecticut USA. No size is mentioned on the package.

This is definitely a fun item. I do not know how many wires there should be or how it should go together. Package measures approx. 13" square. Sold as is.

1950s Have Goodies Will Travel Car Club Plaque by Speed Gems Mpls $92.00

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Embossed cast aluminum plaque of vintage car with sun and moon and the message: Have Goodies Will Travel
This plaque is shown with 5 other plaques in a J. C. Whitney ad in the August, 1958 issue of Hot Rod magazine and the heading said "SIX BRAND NEW CAR PLAQUES". In the style of auto club plaques.
Made by Speed Gems of Minneapolis, Minnesota
5" X 8 7/8"

Antique Car Horn North East Electric Model XL Type 6102 - $84.95 includes S&H

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I do not know if this works. I've seen it described online as a "vibrator horn". We cleaned it up some but it still could be cleaned up more. Some of what appears to be rust is dirt and grease. But there are a few spots where the paint is gone. We've owned this horn for over 30 years
The horn is 9" long. The overall length is 11 1/2" Not including the mount, the widest diameter is 5"

The plate says:
NorthEast Electric  Co | Rochester NY
Serial No. 426 | Model XL
Made in USA | Patents Pending
Type 6102 | 6 Volts | Adjusts

The Uncanny X-Men Alert! Adventure game 1992 Pressman - $34 incl.

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Vintage game board; original box; Complete - good clean condition. The box cover has some rippling (visible in the picture)

Vintage Rexall Stork Baby Bottle 1958 Unused $21.00 includes S&H

This 8 oz. baby bottle came from the attic of an old drug store that was closed in the early 1980s. The paper insert has © 1958. Embossed in the bottom of the bottle it says "Nurs-Matic Corp. Chicago USA Where the ounces are marked it says in blue enamel "Duraglass®". We are selling the bottle as originally displayed along with the Nurser Cap. There is no nipple. New Old Stock.

PLEASE NOTE: We bought several of these and the one in the photo may not be the actual one we send.

Vintage Androck Handi-Sift Flour Sifter - $17.00

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Vintage flour sifter. This sifter is marked Androck Hand-i-sift U.S.A. It has triple blades for sifting the flour. The red wooden handle, reads "3 Screens". This sifter is in working condition. 5 1/4" tall.

Woodland Jug Thermos with Top Pour spigot - $44.00

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Decal in good condition says:
Woodland Jug Thermos
Keeps Hot and Cold
Guaranteed Unbreakable
Poloron Products Inc.
New Rochelle NY

I believe Poloron was in business from 1937 to 1981. This is most likely circa 1960. Probably 1 gallon. Has nice simple spigot design on top. Just turn it to pour or to close. Comes off easily for cleaning.
Base diameter is approx. 9"
approx. height is 10 3/4" to top of spigot.

Navy Submarine bell - electric - $81.00 includes S&H

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We bought this bell when we lived in Groton CT, near the sub base in the 1970s. It reportedly came off a diesel sub, although I can't verify that. It is iron, with a very nice clear tone. The bell is 8" in diameter and it is approx. 5 1/4" deep. The following information is imprinted on the top.
"Bendix Aviation Corp. BKLYN NY"
"OR NO CAL5673-S ALT     Date    INSP"
"115 V.A.C. 60 CYC 346 Amps - Type B-4 Contr"

Rare 6" X 4" size Dill's Best Smoking Tobacco Tin Humidor Can - $45.00

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Patent applied for Humidor Can
wood grain painted tin with gold accents and an illustration of a woman on the lid. Sides of can have banner with "Rich Mellow Smoke," "Long Cool Smoke," "Smooth Aromatic Smoke," "Smoking Tobacco," Inside of lid explains how to use the humidor, by adding a small amount of water to the center circle.

4" high 6" diameter

White Enamel Jones Irrigator No. 210 in Original Box Clean with original label intact - $43.00

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2 quart with handle (7 1/4" X 5" diam.)
The Jones Metal Products Co. West Lafayette, Ohio
Irrigator - white enamel with black handle - says: Jones Specialized Hospital & Surgical Ware
also has a various original attachments, hose and a metal clip and adapter (wrapped in paper)
The box has the retailers price tag - Blake's Pharmacy $4.25 (6 1/2" X 6 1/2" X 7 1/2")

Antique Pine Baby Sled Frame - $69.00 includes S&H;

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This frame is made from 1/2" wide pine boards. It is 28" long, 15 1/2" wide, and 13 3/4" high. The back was cracked a long time ago, and was repaired with the 2 iron bars you see pictured. I would assume the 2 small pieces of wood that are visible at the back of this were the arms that held the handles. If this is the case, someone cut it a long while ago, because where it was cut has darkened with age. Also as you will note, there is no bottom.

This must have been a very sweet sled in its day. Even if left as is, it would make a great display for dolls or other small friends.

Forged Iron Buggy Step - $21.00 includes S&H

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Need a step up? The step is 4 1/8" wide and 3 3/8" deep. The support bar is 19/5" long. It would bolt to the underside and the step protrudes enough to help climb up. Probably late 19th century.
Could be a conversation piece as a plant stand.

Wizard Oscillating Electric Fan -$47.00 includes S&H

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Just in time for the summer? This "Wizard" oscillating (reciprocating) electric fan has a really cool streamline-shaped base and chromed accents, including a chrome vertical stripe in the front of the base which is not visible in the pictures. Even the control knob has a rocket futuristic look to it. This is being sold as is. There is no chord. There is also a screw missing on the bottom. The picture of the bottom also shows how it was designed to be wall mounted as well as sitting on a table top.
It is also hard to see in these photos the word "Wizard on the center of the cage, or the information that is on the base - which says, "Wizard 105-120V 55W Model 45K - 60 cycles Bersted Mfg. Co. Fostoria Ohio Oakville Ont. Canada.
DIMENSIONS: 15 1/4" tall - The diameter of the cage is 13 1/2" - The Fan blades measure 12" end to end.

Vidicraft Cordless Headphone System CSH-200 $49.00 includes Samp;H

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Cordless Stereo Headphones
Never used. We took these out of the box when they were given to us brand new. We never set them up. Just put them back in the box and stuck them in the closet till we had a good place to use them. As you might guess, that never happened. That could easily have been over 20 years ago.
shipping wt. 8 lbs.

Primitive Vintage Penny Wooden Folk Doll - $49.00

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Sweet primitive painted face. Some of the black hair is scuffed.
Approx. 12" tall
Also known as peg wooden and dutch dolls The hinge for her right shoulder was broken. I made a new one (as seen in photos). Her left arm and right leg come out. This would need new pegs or pins to hold these in place, as would the replacement piece. I opted to leave them as is, because it gives more flexibility for positioning her. Her right shoulder is missing a chunk on the back, but the dowel I made is long enough to still work fine.
Simply carved. The joints are crudely made and stiff.
I do not know the history of this particular doll. I have had several of this same exact style. Wikipedia attributes this design to peg wooden dolls from Val Gardena, late 19th century. Even the diamond shape that takes the peg / pin on the back of the should looks the same. My guess is that this particular doll may not be as old as that - They probably made them for a number of years. Anyway, we've owned this since the 1970s and it was not new then.
1 lb. shipping wt.

Shirley Temple - Type Doll 1950's As is! $89.00 includes S&H

Help! Shirley Temple - Type doll 1950's In as found condition.
Get me to Intensive Care!!!

Estimated s&h weight - 5 lbs.

Vintage Sudbury Soil Test Kit in Original Box & Papers - $27.00

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I could not find a date, but saw another one listed as 1963. Seems about right considering the look of the packaging and the booklets and postcard etc.
Bottom of box is paper on cardboard. Cover is clear plastic with the words: Test Your Soil. As you can see from the photos, the sides are trapezoidal.
7 3/4" X 5 1/4" X 4" Tall
Includes 8 bottles; 2 each of lime, nitrogen, phosphorous and potash testers. Also 8 small cork covered test tubes with color coded corks.
Also includes a pure tin stirring rod for phosphorous test; a 'packed by' slip; an instruction pamphlet; a reference pamphlet "The Good Earth Can Do You Dirt: A color chart; An unused pre-addressed 2 cent post card; and a letter referencing the order.
2 lb shipping

antique fireplace tongs

Antique 19th century forged brass and iron fireplace tools -

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