Friday, September 7, 2012

Great American Airlines Silverware

I picked up this lot of flatware used by American Airlines today at a garage sale. They have the American Airlines logo and were made by Sola, a company from Holland. I think they are very mid-century modern looking!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Antique Pewter Ice Cream Molds

Ice cream molds are neat little collectibles that were used to create desserts of molded ice cream made into different designs. There were hundreds of designs featuring animals, shapes, bells or even famous people or commemorating holidays. The most common molds are the single serving size but there were also banquet-sized molds for large desserts to be the centerpiece of the table.
Below are a few of my ice cream molds on Ebay:

Monday, September 26, 2011

Colton Nine Flags Cologne score!

Nine Flags mens cologne was produced in the 1960s-1970s. Each scent was named named after a different country. I had sold a few half-full single bottles in the past but happened to find a case which held all nine bottles at a local estate sale. These are highly sought after and I was really excited to get them. This set ended up selling for $1,325.00!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Nine Flags Mens Cologne

I was SUPER excited to find this 1970's set of Nine Flags cologne at a local estate sale for $1.00 this weekend! These were colognes created to represent nine different countries. One bottle alone sells for good money and this set is hard to find!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Selling historical photographs

I recently bought some WWII snapshots taken by a US soldier stationed in Germany at an estate sale. They were very interesting and the soldier had written notes on the backs. Some photos showed Nazi flags and surrendering German soldiers. I personally would have kept these in the family but they were being sold at the estate sale. Photos with historical significance can do very well on Ebay!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Dawn Dolls

Dawn Dolls

Dawn dolls were 6” tall fashion dolls similar to Barbie but smaller. They were first produced from 1970-1973 by Topper, then they were revived in the late 1990’s until 2003. Like Barbie, Dawn had lots of friends and also accessories. These dolls are most noticeable for their mod, groovy style and clothes of the early 1970’s. They were vinyl and jointed and the knees “click” to hold a pose.

Because many were produced and were inexpensive, these dolls can be easy to find and sell for reasonable prices.


Monday, July 11, 2011

Vintage Health and Beauty Gadgets

Health and Beauty Gadgets

Be on the look-out for retired or discontinued beauty or skin care gadgets. One such item called "Dermal-Tone" was recently discontinued and bringing good money on Ebay. I paid $2.00 for one recently and it sold for $150.00.

Another one to look for is the Connie Stevens Forever Spring Time Machine.

In short, any older or vintage heath or beauty aid, especially featuring a past celebrity is a pretty safe bet.