Category Archives: 1950s Era

SOLD! Ceramic Pouncing Leopard Lamp – 1950s Era

This is a very colorful lamp depicting a pouncing leopard.  I almost think it was made by someone taking a ceramics class rather than commercially produced, because of the combination of colors, but then again, research shows several variations of … Continue reading

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SOLD! MCM Gold Colored Atomic Style Wire Vinyl Record or Magazine Rack

This is a wonderful little vintage metal wire magazine / record rack in a gold-colored finish.  Dating back to the 1960s, it has four little round feet. If you’re looking to add original MCM items to your home and ambiance, … Continue reading

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Wise Man Mosaic Tile by David Holleman – 1958

David Holleman Studio Pottery Mosaic Plaque. – Titled “Wise Man,” dated 1958, 12 1/4 x 10 inches. David Holleman was an amazing artist and this piece gives you a taste of his talent.  Summarizing his life for this blog would … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Lots of Small Furniture: MCM and French Provincial!

We just got a load in last night, and haven’t had a chance to organize or price anything yet, but here’s a sneak preview of what’s coming! There’s everything from a couple of ladders, to a wooden ironing board, a … Continue reading

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SOLD! Update: MCM Kidney-Shaped Desk and Chair – Apparently It Really Was a Vanity – Best for a Small Person or Youngster

This is a great little Mid Century Modern (1950s era) kidney-shaped desk and matching chair by Aristo-Bilt.   Or at least, I thought it was a desk, based on previous research. In that research, I only found one item by this … Continue reading

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SOLD! SALE! Take 50% Off Posted Price! MCM Kidney-Shaped Vanity with Mirror

Sale!  New Inventory Coming, and We Really Need the Room… 50% Off, Friday 12/18-Sunday 12/20 ONLY! This is a nice little Mid Century Modern (1940s-50s era) kidney-shaped vanity with mirror.  However, unlike the Aristo-Bilt kidney desk & chair set previously … Continue reading

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1950s Americana Drum Lamp – From Our Americana Shop

Doesn’t this remind you of visiting your grandparents way back a few decades ago?  It’s a great example of 1950s style Americana.   Size: The drum base is 11″; the lampshade is about 14″. Overall it’s about two and a half … Continue reading

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SOLD! Mid Century Modern Hassock with Storage

I just love this MCM hassock; it reminds me so much of the furniture in both sets of grandparents’ homes when I was growing up.  If I didn’t already have a large house crammed full of too much “stuff” (just … Continue reading

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Book: The Saturday Evening Post Carnival of Humor, 1958

A nostalgic selection of stories and cartoons from 50 years of the Saturday Evening Post. Price: $6.95 plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Very good. Location: Heritage Collectibles, Lewiston.  Enter 9 Park Street into your GPS.  Check out … Continue reading

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SOLD! Antique Telephone or Gossip Bench

  This is a nice little gossip bench, reminiscent of the old days when we all had “party lines”.  When we lived in Bryant Pond, my family had the old-fashioned crank (or “ringie-dingie”) phone, that was attached to the wall. … Continue reading

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