Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON

Just loved this 1894 Christmas photo from the archives of the National Library of Ireland; click on the images below--including sliced and diced close-ups of the toy train, doll, and other gifts.  See more from their archives here http://www.nli.ie/en/online-catalogue.aspx

EVERY PUTZTOWN NEEDS A FORD ROTUNDA http://bit.ly/2lA4FZj


THE VILLAGE OF MARIAISHI, PAGODA AND OTHER "JAPANESE" HOUSES BY HOWARD LAMEY https://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=1257

MODEL TRAINS: WILLIAMS O GAUGE GALLERY - Williams manufactured a nice line of electric toy trains, most of them being updated reproductions of Lionel models. They included can-motors rather than the open-frame motors of Lionel's post-war period...read and see more here  https://bigindoortrains.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=157&p=622#p622

Some vintage catalogs, courtesy of Wishbook Jason:
--1968 Montgomery Ward Christmas Catalog—the Christmas kitsch pages alone are worth the visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/wishbook/sets/72157624099213571/with/4814573016/

NEW FROM EUROPEAN FILM STAR POSTCARDS: JACK HAWKINS, OF BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI AND LAWRENCE OF ARABIA FAME http://bit.ly/2mfk7xk


1 comment:

  1. This must have been a prosperous Irish family. Those presents were not cheap by the standards of the time.

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