Category Archives: vintage shop

Glass Eyed Animals. Vintage Salesman Buttons. Melbourne 1917.


A few new vintage finds…


This is a cute little Japanese lacquer box with lid. It has black shiny lacquer with deep gold image of a dragon boat with flowers on the lid.









A gorgeous 1950s Blue Swallow Mantle Clock.
Signed Gemma Holland, 409, stamped Holland.
The clock isn’t working but, I’m sure it wouldn’t be hard to, replace or fix.










Little Mantle Clock. Romantic French Style.
Beautiful floral porcelain mantel clock with red and pink roses.









An original vintage colored etching/ engraving of St. Martin Cathedral.
Signed by artist hand, on front. I think it says Kisnij .No. 506 print










3 Exquisite silk cameo oval of vintage pink roses hanging with brass chain. Images are hand painted onto silk surrounded by ornate antique metal brass frames.














2 vintage perfume bottles from 1960s. Cute duo of dog and cat perfume bottles.



This is a large Salesman’s button sample card or display for showing shops the variety of buttons.



Little vintage brass slipper. Heaps of patina, intricate engraved design.



5 mini animal ornaments Spanish looking ceramic bull, little Japanese ceramic cat, 2 plastic plush cuties, puppy and kitty and a Wally wombat covered in brown plushy fabric.



Collectable ruby glass and crystal cup/mug. Beautifully etched with Melbourne 1917.
A glass mug with a highly decorative clear crystal bottom and handle.



All items are available from my Ateliernostalgi  Etsy shop, unless sold.


Vintage Clothing Finds. Top Designers.

Vintage Clothing Finds. Top Designers.

Vintage Suzi Kim Top
Stunning, vintage 1960s style top from the “Suzi Kim Collection”
Light fabric and flattering style with small collar, 3/4 length sleeves and side splits at bottom. Created from, very comfortable, non cling, super soft fabric.


Beautiful vintage paisley top.
Paisley design on front with black short sleeves and a black back. Made from 100% Polyester in yellow, red and aqua. Wrinkle free!


Early 1990’s vintage original Adidas tracksuit Jacket. Zip up jacket with 2 side slit pockets. Made from Tri- acetate polyester fabric with a navy blue background, red and light grey stripes over chest and top arm area.


An original 1980’s high waist pencil skirt. Made by designer WARWICK JONES . Created from navy metal blue, cotton ramie fabric. Comes with a matching belt but would look super with a wider belt. The style shapes to the body with opening at the front, buttoning up with mother of pearl buttons down the front.


Super cute vintage “Sarraiel Parasol” sleeveless top for summer days. Light and flattering . Made from 100% Polyester in black and white checks.



Forgotten History. Vintage Garden & Shed Finds.

It’s amazing what can be found lying about the place. After a clean -up awhile ago I came across a few interesting things on my property. Many were found under overgrown bushes and trees, or stored away in a dark corner in the shed.

All forgotton History.


This is a cast iron door from a combustion stove

It is rusted out which only adds to the charm and says embossed on the back 8×9

The door has decorative features on the front

Door does open and close

This will look great in a country kitchen, a restaurant, kitchen , wall art, shadowbox, garden art etc….

Perfect for the Collector or Vintage Industrial decor

I love it the way it is, all rusty but it could be be sandblasted or repainted.


A bit of Australian History with this antique water meter cover.

Nice graphics… MMBW  Melbourne Metropoliton Board of Works

Made from forged steel,strong and heavy with handle.

Marked “3/4 and MMBW”



Australian Country Cottage

Vintage Cast Iron Wire Garden Gate.

This is a gorgeous rusty gate made from cast iron and wire

The gate is full of character and charm and would be perfect for …

An “old world’ entrance for a country cottage or vegie garden setting

Vintage industrial wall art

Trellis for flowering creepers etc…



Vintage Cast Iron Kettle

Heavy and strong has been used as a flowerpot so needs good old scrub and clean

Perfect for the collector, Garden art or Vintage Industrial Decor



Antique Cast Iron Iron. 1900’s .

Vintage Farmhouse Primitive or Vintage Industrial Decor

Decorative top with graphics I cant make out but Reads “7” on top at front

Heavy and strong has been used as a garden ornament so needs a good old scrub and clean



2 Vintage Industrial Decor. Railroad. Road Lamps.

I red railroad or road works kero or candle lamp/lantern. 1930’s approx.
Vintage rustic condition with all red glass windows opening door to put kero tank which is missing.

1 Amber road works lamp/lantern with all amber glass windows intact. 1960’s approx.
Vintage rustic condition.(please see photos)


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Australian Car History.

Vintage Industrial Gas/Petrol Can/ Carrier.

Big grey gas/petrol can with plug and handles

Has been used as a garden decoration so it needs a good old scrub and clean

A  couple of dents at side as well

Found in central Victoria in the 1970’s

Age 1940-50s?

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American Car History

Original Studebaker Car Factory Metal Stencil.

Studebaker Car Logo Stencil Badge

I think this would have been used in the making of the Studebaker logo or badges

SIZE 120 x 22 cm. – 40″ x9″

An original for a Studebaker car restorer car collector or industrial wall decor
Collector of Studebaker memorabilia

It’s rusted and original


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Large Vintage Industrial Dressmaking/ Upholstery Scissors/Shears.

Vintage Farmhouse Primitive

Heavy duty Scissors/Shears

Made from forged steel very strong and heavy

Rustic scissors need sharpening & oiling if wanting to use

No visable makers mark




Rosebud OP Shop Crawl. Collecting Vintage.

Rosebud OP Shop Crawl. Collecting Vintage.

Last week I spent a lovely day with my mum exploring the OP shops in Rosebud on the Mornington Penisular.

6 vintage silver cups with amazing patina sitting on a vintage Sheffield silver tray


A gorgeous piece of Antique French Filet lace.

6 gorgeous crystal glass Chandelier dangles

A set of bronze forks from Thialand

Glass crystals again and one of the silver cups

A bucket load of wine corks, some  with great graphics