As always, some wonderful new finds, special requests, oldies but goodies and more. Click on the photos and links.
First up.....Did anyone else drink Kool-aid as much as our house did?!! It seemed as if we lived on the grape flavor for years! To the right, a great Halloween ad from 1964.
It's followed by a pair of
vintage hard-plastic candy containers, courtesy of Mary B. These are from the late 50's; early 60's.
And finally from PAUL RACE AND FAMILY GARDEN TRAINS, Here are most of the details about the creation of the Spook Hill Express train...MAKING A LARGE SCALE GHOST TRAIN......READ AND SEE MORE AT https://familygardentrains.com/.../21_09.../ghost_train.htm
If you like the look of the old Gurley/Tavern holiday candles, Vermont Country Store has brought back the Christmas carolers; CLICK HERE.
A GREAT FIND--THE BEATLES AUGUST 1966 TOUR PROMO AD http://bit.ly/2gecepy
1952: THE TOP STARS OF HOLLYWOOD USE LUSTRE-CREME SHAMPOO FOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HAIR IN THE WORLD; SEE MUCH MORE AT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/10/1952-top-stars-of-hollywood-use-lustre.html
SAD NEWS--Jay and the Americans singer Jay Black, known for ‘This Magic Moment,’ dead at 82; MORE HERE.
A COLLECTION OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC---AND EPHEMERA---REVERENTIAL, CLASSIC, FUNNY, ETC. --- a whole lotta links....
SEE more here FROM THE FORUMS AT FAMILY CHRISTMAS.
VIDEO TUTORIAL - MAKING A DECO MESH ANGEL---this stuff is so interesting---very tactile---anyway, sized WAY DOWN this would be fab; see more here
AND NOW SOME MODELS/HOUSES:
------French cut out model from around the turn of the last century. Called "imagerie d'epinal", by Pellerin et Cie. SEE MORE HERE
------Princess carriage; ETSY HERE
-----PAPERMAU, Kankakee Hardware Store Paper Model In N Scale - by Beginners Model Trains https://papermau.blogspot.com/2016/05/kankakee-hardware-store-paper-model-in.html?spref=pi
----A HALLOWEEN VERSION OF HOWARD LAMEY'S RECENT "FOLLY HOUSE"; CLICK HERE AND KEEP SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE ONCE YOU GET THERE
-----LOVE THE GRAPHICS OF THIS JAYMAR CHURCH; Jaymar #255 39 PC Railroad and Village Construction Set - Pt 2 Church http://toyconnect.blogspot.com/2013/11/jaymar-255-39-pc-railroad-and-village_28.html
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON AT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/10/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_19.html
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