Category Archives: Kitsch & Curiosities

SOLD! Vintage Ceramic and 1950s Era Plastic/Melamine GES-Line Ashtrays

  Here’s an assortment of rather large ceramic ashtrays (5 of them, probably at least 25 years old) and vintage – 1950s era – plastic GES-Line ashtrays (3 yellow and 1 blue; the orange one sold) as well as one … Continue reading

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SOLD! Vintage Carved Large Conch Shell with Cameo

We picked this out of an old woodworking shop – it was a completely unexpected find! The cameo features the detailed carving of a lovely lady with an elegant hair style.  The piece was exquisitely done.  Use it as a paperweight or … Continue reading

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SOLD! Milk Glass Bar Lamp Globe

This vintage milk glass “Bar” lamp globe has sold elsewhere for $30-$40 and more.  Our price is pretty reasonable in comparison! Condition:  This globe is in really nice shape with just a single flaw or nick on the side, as … Continue reading

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SOLD! Ceramic Gargoyle – Dog with Wings?

  Okay, so this is not Cerberus, the Greek mythological dog that guarded the gates of the underworld, because he only has one head.  And maybe he’s not even a winged dog at all… We’re not sure.  But he definitely … Continue reading

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SOLD! Signed Initiation Paddle (?) from 1955

We believe this is an initiation paddle of some sort (hopefully it wasn’t actually used, but was more ceremonial than utilitarian).  The front says “To Bob from Dane” in extravagantly curly-cue lettering.  The back contains more than two dozen signatures, … Continue reading

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Retro Butterfly Television Tray

Check out this retro 1950s television tray with butterflies!  It’s the kind of thing that is appealing in an odd way…the tray is definitely useful but it’s also rather kitsch (i.e. tacky). Frankly, I love it! Condition:  As shown in the … Continue reading

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Golfer’s Welcome Slate – Vintage Style

Dimensions:  Our welcome slate is just about 12″ x 12″ square, and would make a perfect gift for that golfer – whether pro or duffer – in your life.  The figures are reminiscent of old timers in the game. Condition:  It’s … Continue reading

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