Tuesday, October 27, 2015


We loved everything about this 1920 Christmas ad for Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes--the dog, the facial expressions, the train! It's followed by just a small section of Alice's 2015 Halloween porch--and finally, because it is so worth looking at again: the very rare Marx Fire House Playset, 1954--courtesy of a previous auction at Croton's own SeriousToyz.com--it sold for $1,634.08 Click on the photos and enjoy!

Rob and Monica's latest "sale-ing" adventures: MILL NECK & THE PALACE OF WONG (sounds like a 1930's serial doesn't it!) http://bit.ly/1S7CtH6

Howard Lamey has started a new putz house; see more here 

The vintage men's fashion flickr album has been updated http://bit.ly/1O4N5rH

BY SPECIAL REQUEST: a collection of photos featuring RADKO repros of vintage candoliers and Christmas bubble light trees https://www.flickr.com/photos/markdpodmore/albums/72157629482709650

A set of vintage coconut putz houses has come to EBAY; don't know how long the link will last but if you are looking to expand your collection, check it out at   

In case you missed it, the October, 2015 update of Trains-N-Towns(tm), the Official Newsletter of BIGIndoorTrains.com IS NOW ONLINE! This newsletter serves families who like O Scale trains and Christmas Trains, including those who are interested in combining On30, O gauge, or vintage toy trains with collectible villages or vintage accessories. Your Editor's note: there are so many interesting things in this edition--so do check it out! http://www.bigindoortrains.com/trains_n_towns/15_10_newsletter_indoor.htm

ESPECIALLY THE 2015 CHRISTMASOPEN RAILROADS POST http://familygardentrains.com/outside_resources/openhouses/christmas_open_houses_2015.htm

WANT MORE VINTAGE CHRISTMAS, TOYS AND MORE? GO HERE  http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/06/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_25.html

AND FROM TOM H: DOGS IN HALLOWEEN COSTUMES; LOVE THE PUG AS DARTH VADAR  http://biggeekdad.com/2013/10/dogs-halloween-costumes/

1 comment:

  1. I recognize that Halloween porch! It's great to have people in town who decorate for all the holidays and go way over the top, it's fun, it makes me smile, and that's Croton!