Category Archives: vintage shopping

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.

 

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.

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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, bar..country 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.

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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”

 

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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…

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

Nostalgi Shop – Vintage Pre- loved. Good ol’e Days

If you are into vintage Art Deco music sheets with gorgeous pictures, old books, vintage cordial labels, handmade doilies reclaimed and dyed in bright colours and more… Pop over to my Nostalgi and go to each section in the left menu.

I also have over 100 other vintage items to browse at Nostalgi

Vintage Cup -Mug - Retro- Bird

 Vintage Sheet Music - Art Deco Sheet Music 1922 - frame it- deep purple accents

Art Deco Sheet Music 1923 …     

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Vintage drawing- Crayons 1 Dozen Old School

Vintage drawing- Crayons

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 Original Vintage Ephemera- Cordial Labels from Australia- 1950's

Original Vintage Ephemera

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 Vintage Book- The Bond Street Story

Vintage Book- The Bond Street Story

Vintage Hand Bag -  Shilton

Vintage Hand Bag – Shilton

Art Deco Serving Tray -Cake plate - Plate Silver- Vintage Tableware

Art Deco Serving Tray -Cake Server

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Vintage Games - Wooden Animals- Checkers/Draught Pieces - Counter Game

Vintage Game Pieces – Wooden Animals

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 VINTAGE Clip-On Screw Earrings -4 Pairs

VINTAGE Clip-On Screw Earrings

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 Vintage Doiley - Shabby Chic -Hand Crochet -  Rose Pink  -  Dresser

Vintage Doiley – Shabby

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Vintage Doiley -  Shabby Chic - Hand Crochet -  Teal  -  Dresser

Vintage Doiley – Shabby

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Nostalgi – Vintage Pre loved Reclaimed “Good ol’e Days”