Category Archives: Advertising & Iconic Pieces

Really Cool Cheerios Pitcher

This Cheerios pitcher – copyrighted 2003 – is really cool.  I have it sitting on a shelf over my desk just because I like the way it looks. Price:  $10.00. Plus 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax, of course. Condition:  Excellent.  … Continue reading

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Blue “Mobile Oil” Chest!

Pretty cool blue chest with Mobil Oil stenciled on it.  The chest has two drawers below (they’re somewhat “sticky”) and recessed metal handles on either side. It is heavy. Price:  $45.00. Plus 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax, of course. Condition:  … Continue reading

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Vintage Framed Sunbeam Calendar – September 1991

Isn’t this a great vintage Sunbeam calendar?  Yes… it’s vintage, 1991 is more than 25 years ago!  (I know; it’s really hard for me to believe, too.) As you can see from the glare, the calendar is framed in glass.  … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Irish Pub Plaque Featuring Guinness Draught

Gotta love Guinness… and this small “Murphy’s Irish Pub” plaque, featuring Guinness draught, is a great addition to any man cave, pub or bar area! Price:  Just $24.95.  Plus State of Maine sales tax of 5.5%, of course! Condition: Excellent. … Continue reading

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Double-Sided Mill Pond Antiques Sign – Reduced to $45.00

  Double-Side “Mill Pond Antiques Sign” … it’s very heavy!   (More pictures below.) Condition:   Good for a weathered old sign Dimensions:  29″H x 28″ W x 1.5″D Price:  $45.00 (was originally $85.00).  (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales … Continue reading

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Vintage Key to the City Washington DC Souvenir Thermometer

  Vintage Key to the City Washington DC Souvenir Thermometer Condition:   Excellent. Size:  About 8 1/2″ H. Price:  $12.00.  (Plus the usual 5.5% Maine State Sales tax, of course.)   *************** NOTE:  With the exception of books, maps & music, … Continue reading

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SOLD! 5 Vintage Mickey Mouse and Looney Tunes Place Mats!

These plastic (or other material?) place mats are among the most fun and exciting finds we’ve had yet!  They’re in really good shape, and according to our subscription service, some have sold for a lot more than we’re asking!  Take … Continue reading

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SOLD! Vintage Wall Plaque from The Silent Woman, Waterville ME

  Once upon a time, there was a well-known restaurant in Waterville (ME) called The Silent Woman… possibly everyone in the entire state had eaten there at some point! The restaurant is no more but we do have one of … Continue reading

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SOLD!  Camel Cigarettes Neon Sign – Very Cool!

We picked up this neon Camel cigarettes sign in perfect condition at a recent auction.  It reminds me of my grandfather, who smoked Camel non-filters for decades, staining his fingers orange from the nicotine.  (Yet he lived well into his … Continue reading

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“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

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