We just think this is the BEST mid-century modern car ad we have seen in a long time--for the 1957 Pontiac--the "Off the Shoulder Look".
It's followed by a request for your editor's 2014 Christmas village featuring the Mr. Christmas Cable Car Ski Lift. Found in a tag sale for a fraction of its cost brand-new, it provided quite a few years of animation----until it bit the dust completely. See more from the 2014 village tree featuring vintage and new houses by Karl Fey, Howard Lamey and more here.
And that's followed by a fabulous 1938 plaster figural lamp of Donald Duck, featured in a previous auction @ Croton's own SeriousToyz.com
Again click on the photos and links.
A fabulous old photo of a putz village display http://bit.ly/1y4wr15
Fourth of July goodies at Victorian Trading here.
Love her, hate her, Martha Stewart still has some fun stuff on her website: PINE CONE VILLAGE made with balsa wood and pine cones; more here
Lee's art Deco City hall putz--with a perfect period car too. See it all here. Keep scrolling down the screen!
Marx Star Station Seven Playset No. 4115 from 1978, courtesy of Toys & Stuff here
Time to visit THE JELLO MUSEUM in Leroy, New York. Click here for a quick tour.
For the reader who was looking for miniature die-cut vintage looking snowman stickers, we think these will fit the bill--they would also make excellent faux flatties--but don't know how long the link will last---click here
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.