Category: Vintage Information

Vintage Junk Treasures #24

Welcome back to another edition of vintage junk treasures. These items were found at an estate sale. One of my very favorite recent finds was this toaster. I had never found one with a toast rack on top. I have seen the toast racks separately but not manufactured as one piece with the toaster. I am sure Read More Here ….

Vintage Junk Treasures #22

Here are a few vintage junk treasures that we found recently at an estate sale. Beside what is below, we also bought an oak desk from the early 1900s, 2 magazine end tables and a wonderful early 1900s oak round table with 2 leaves. The first 3 things will be sold but the table with Read More Here ….

Vintage Junk Treasures #16

Welcome to another edition of Vintage Junk Treasures. I just realized that I have reached my third blog anniversary. The time has went fast and I have learned a lot. I started my blog using free blogspot and now have transitioned to a self-hosting website. I am still learning and having fun!  My first post was called Read More Here ….

The Mystery of the Pink Nancy Drew Book

The Mystery of the Pink Nancy Drew Book or what I learned in my research on Nancy Drew. Most young girls read a Nancy Drew book in their youth or devour every one they can find. I was the one who read every Nancy Drew book I could get my hands on. In my mind,  I was Read More Here ….

Great 1934 Montgomery Ward Catalog Finds

I recently found a 1934 Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer catalog and shared the fabric illustrations here. Today I want to share some fun finds from the Wards catalog. I realized when looking through this catalog that a lot of the items I like and sell are from this era. So here is some 1934 Read More Here ….

1934 Wards Spring & Summer Catalog Fabrics

Recently I found a 1934 Wards Spring & Summer Catalog, Portland, Oregon edition at a garage sale for 50¢! I was so excited that I was jumping up and down squealing. Well not really but I was thinking about it! This catalog is a keeper!  It has illustrations of all kinds of wonderful items you could Read More Here ….

Little Golden Books & Illustrator Eloise Wilkin

Little Golden Books are a childhood staple. Most of us have grown up reading these little stories of wonder and fun. Some of us adults still love them for their precious stories and illustrations. I, for one love the books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin.   Eloise Wilkin was an author and illustrator of over 50 Read More Here ….

How to Determine the Age of a World Globe & Vintage Junk Treasures # 8

There is something intriguing about a world globe. Open any decorating magazine and you are sure to see at least one world globe. I don’t know if it evokes world travel thoughts much like the love of an old suitcase but we are all in love with globes. If you are lucky, you will find Read More Here ….