--Yes we admit it. We love the 30's! Carole Lombard was certainly stunning in this 1937 cover from Picture Play, a British movie magazine. For those who don't know, Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash while returning from a WWII bond tour. Click on the photo.
--Update: The 10th Avenue Angel reproduction putz house has been completed and it is VERY true to the original made in Japan; click on the link and scroll down the page to see several shots--excellent job Brian--http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=384 - then click on this link to see a side by side with the original http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=384&start=10
--Some gorgeous antique Lauscha Christmas ornaments http://www.goldengalleryofgalax.com/HTML_Pages/Christmas_Group/ChristmasOrnaments.htm?zoom_highlight=christmas
--We were delighted to be able to identify a superb storefront tin--great graphics and shape--our friend found at a tag sale, thanks to...http://toyconnect.blogspot.com/2013/01/parein-biscuit-tin-2.html
--THE TOY VEHICLE PORTION OF SERIOUSTOYZ AUCTION 55 ENDS FRIDAY 5/31 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/05/serioustoyz-2013-auction-55-ends-soon.html