Category Archives: 1940s Era

Vintage Book: “That Good” Stunt Book (magic tricks), 1941

Vintage 1941 Popular Books By Bugsbee  “That Good Stunt Book – Magic Tricks Price:  $12.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Acceptable. All sales, after expenses, go to support The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in center … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, Books - Games Puzzles Magic & Stunts, Music - Sheet Music, Instruments & Ambiance | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Vintage Ironrite & Bendix Automatic Household Ironers

I don’t know anything about either of these old household ironers; although they were quite popular in some households in the 1940s and thereabouts. John and I picked up the Ironrite Automatic Ironer one summer in Lewiston, Maine from a … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Furniture - Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SOLD! Vintage 1940s Era Glamour / American Beauties Pinup Posters

  Both Johnny and I loved the WW II era glamour girl pinups… those saucy ladies with a twinkle in their eyes and mostly dressed, but still suggestive of … well, you know. I like(d) them because they’re fun and … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, Art - Nudes & Pinups, Furniture - For Recycling Repurposing and Upcycling | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Mutual Moments” – 19 Newsletters Dated 1947-1957 from What is Now Known as Mutual of Omaha

Dating back to 1947, these 19 separate newsletters from the Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association of Omaha, Nebraska are a fun mix of data, jokes, letters to the company, data and other facts & figures! The newsletters apparently were … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, 1950s Era, Advertising & Iconic Pieces, Ephemera - National Advertising | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SOLD! Harlequin-Inspired Waterfall Dresser – Look at This Beauty!

Waterfall Dressers The term Waterfall is given to a style of furniture produced from the 1920’s through the 40’s.  The shape of the pieces has a rounded horizontal edge usually with ridges that resemble a waterfall.  The wood has a … Continue reading

Posted in 1920s Era, 1930s Era, 1940s Era, Art Deco & Art Nouveau, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Home Decor | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SOLD! Amazing WWII Era Scrapbook from Boothbay Harbor ME

This was originally a book about the Buick Motor Company titled “The Factory Behind The Car”, but over 70 years ago, an avid Maine news junkie by the name of Gertrude L. McKown, of McKown Hill in Boothbay Harbor, turned … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, Books - History, Books - Maine & Local, Ephemera - Maine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unusual Vintage/Antique Rocker

This wonderful vintage platform rocker is in near perfect shape, and the colors are fabulous!  (My photos – as usual – don’t do it justice as there’s no fading at all!) Condition:  The rocker is in excellent condition; it has been … Continue reading

Posted in 1940s Era, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Furniture - Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment