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Random ‘new’ items!

From industrial-use glass bottles to vintage flour sacks, there is something for everyone!

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How about turning these old glass bottles into lamp bases?

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Cosmetic case with brass details

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Kids colouring mat

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Swank vintage lighter (new in box)

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Vintage amber coffee cups (set of six)

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Vintage National toaster with toy toaster

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Real ship porthole

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Use this vintage flour sack to make cushions!

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Reproduction HMV signboard

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Season Greetings!

Ah yes, with Christmas trees popping up in the shops, it’s hard to ignore that the festive season is upon us. It’s slightly more than a month to the day, why not do your shopping earlier to avoid that last minute panic?

Get a pair (or more) of vintage cufflinks for those special guys in your life (dad, boyfriend, husband, brother, uncle, boss?) We have matching cufflink-tie pin/clip sets too! All new ‘old’ stock in great condition.

We’ll even wrap it up for you in our special “nostalgic” packaging!

Come and choose from a good variety of designs.

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Cufflink and tie-pin set

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Cufflink and tie-pin set

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Bull tie-pin

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Enamel tie-pin

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Tie-pin with stone

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Money clip

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Money clip

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New vintage lighter

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Metal Head – hooks, handles and more

These items have nothing in common, except that they’re all metal, vintage and really unique!

Have you heard of the term Occupied Japan? It’s the period after WWII when Japan was occupied by the Allied forces (American and British mainly), from the year 1945 to about 1952. Which makes this exquisite jewellery box and lighter about 70 years old, gosh! These items are marked with the words “Made in Occupied Japan”.

Nickel-plated jewellery box

Art-deco style lighter (shaped like a tulip)

Made in Occupied Japan

A toast rack you can use for letters too.

Toast rack (sold)

A slice of Americana

American 50s diner-style napkin holder (sold)

The contrast of shades and textures makes it interesting

A gift from Brubaker Plumbing and Heating (sold)

Real American car license plates

Vintage brass handles – lovely to jazz up a plain wooden box or chest of drawers.

Brass handles

Brass handle

This is new but mid-century-modern inspired – a set of fun swivelling hooks.

Wall-mounted swivelling hooks

Wall-mounted swivelling hooks

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New ‘Old’ Things

Vintage is so popular right now, people are making new things that look old, or remaking old things into new ones!

Check out our ‘replica’ sewing machine that is actually a music box, a ‘replica’ dial-phone that is actually a lighter and a ‘replica’ fan that is actually a clock!

Wind up this sewing machine, pull the drawer out and and besides playing a twinkling tune, the machine parts move too! (the needle and foot pedal goes up and down)

Music box sewing machine

Side view

An idea of the scale

Try this neat party trick – light a candle with your phone! Or rather, the flame that comes from the dial of this cute little ‘telephone’. Just remember to load up with lighter fluid first.

The blades might not move, but this fan is still really cool (pun intended) for its vintage edge. The clock is detachable and runs on one small battery. Hey it looks like the KDK fan we used to have!

KDK fan (sold)

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