Another great made in Japan toy featured in a previous auction at Croton's own SeriousToyz.com: a "Remote Control Frankie The Roller Skating Monkey", 1950s, Alps, Japan; 12", fabric over tin. So wish we hadn't missed out on this one... And so if you have serious stuff, SeriousToyz has serious bidders! For more info, visit www.serioustoyz.com
followed by a beautiful antique tin toy car from our flickr friend Quinet--and finally a stylized promo ad for Strange
Interlude starring Norma Shearer and Clarke Gable. The film in based on
the play by Eugene O'Neill. Click on the photos and enjoy.
SHINY BRITE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS: THE STORY, page 1 http://bit.ly/2ezpm9j AND page 2 http://bit.ly/2euPaQe
Remembering Frank Capra http://bit.ly/1USGtL1
With school starting next week, your editor was reminded of the days when a new lunchbox or pencil case took away the end of summer sting--click on the link to see a Flickr album of vintage lunch boxes featuring Bonanza, Bullwinkle, The Jetsons and more https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/albums/72157646197572313
If you're in the mood for old fashioned candy, we've got the place oldtimecandy.com
An oldie but goodie worth a second look--house shaped candy container, John Wanamaker, circa 1900--outstanding graphics http://bit.ly/2wxS3YR
One of our favorite sites---trocadero.com--it's an antique sellers aggregator---do a search with the word Christmas and you'll come up with some interesting finds.....
You'll shoot your eye out! A Christmas Story Treasury Book http://bit.ly/2vCj1RV
Not vintage, but an outstanding die-cast Ford Model A truck that has plenty of "faux flattie" potential toyconnect.blogspot.com/2017/08/ss-143-scale-diecast-ford-model_30.html