An oldie but goodie...Gene probably paid more for this circa 1900's linen postcard than he should have (the image is in the public domain) but he had to have an original example next to his antique made in Germany toy blimp (pix soon!). It's easy to understand why. The image is so fantastical.
It's followed by one of our favorite vintage tin litho toy planes from a 2013 auction at SeriousToyz.com - It's by Ohio Art, a “Mechanical ‘Sea Patrol’ Sea Plane” #53, circa 1950s.
Then there HOWARD'S TRI TOWER CASTLE in case you missed it. (See it from start to finish here). And by special request, THE WEDGE FRONT HOUSE. Again, click on the photos and links.
Love LTD Commodities--check out their assorted catalogs, especially their clearance items; some fun stuff here and inspiration too; more here
Updated: THE VINTAGE CAT & DOG: https://bit.ly/2kBctLa
And here's a great 2009 article written by the late Robert Scott: DOGS, DOGS, WONDERFUL DOGS! Quotable Quotes https://bit.ly/2srkt52
Delighted to tell you that Rob and Monica and their mid-century modern adventures amongst the ducks(!) are back; check out the latest episode here.
And FROM THE IN CASE YOU MISSED IT DEPARTMENT:
--THE 1982/1983 MATCHBOX CATALOG; more here
-- HOWARD'S LATEST FAUX FLATTIE, SANTA AND THE ELVES; MORE HERE
--Just love this one--LYNN'S Ski Village
--CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA, THE OUTSTANDING 2018 CHRISTMAS MANTLE AND STORYLINE; some wonderful examples of vintage Made in Japan putz houses; click here
--A LOOK BACK AT THE STRANGEST CHRISTMAS LIGHTING project you have ever read about--from 1929--hope the link is viewable; click here
--AND PETE & LINDA'S 2018 CHRISTMAS PUTZ VILLAGE
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.
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