Hi and Good Morning, Afternoon or Evening (where did I catch you at?). Isn’t it funny how things go in waves? Especially at the 2nd Hand Stores and Estate Sales. Recently it’s been pretty boxes and tins. Ages ago when taking a trip, leaving your small rural town and visiting a ” big city”, some… Continue reading Louis Sherry New York Truffle Tin
Happy weekend to one and all. Today I have something really unusual newly listed in my shop Old Raven on Etsy. This is an accounting ledger by The Greenwood Company out of Chicago. This book is a very large hardbound with brass screws to allow the covers to be removed and new or used pages… Continue reading 1932 Greenwood Bookkeeping Ledger – UNUSED!
Happy Hump Day – we’re half way through the week ! I’ve been hard at work in my craft room but not on the Antique Toy Ship I had talked about earlier. It may surprise you to learn this time of year is when I have to be ready to make spiders at a moments… Continue reading Christmas Spiders – An Old Legend
Welcome everyone to my Monday blog post. Today I have a neat pair of Vintage binoculars to show you. These guys are really tiny, only about 3″ wide! The brand is Kanto, a Japan manufacturer who made binoculars from 1967 to 1977. Yes, these still work, too. But what a great accent piece for your… Continue reading Kanto Miniature Binoculars, Vintage 1967-1977
Welcome to one all. Today’s shop offering is a wonderful old brass desk organizer. This piece might have been overlooked by quite a few people before someone with the curiosity of a cat (me) picked it up and opened the lid. I love this kind of surprise. Look at all these cool old tools! Little… Continue reading Early 1900’s Promotional Desk Organizer
Welcome to my Friday blog post. Today I’m featuring NOISE MAKERS. Yes, I really felt the need to shout that but it’s appropriate, don’t you think? Are you hosting a New Years Eve party this year? Is it just going to be a ‘come as you are’ party, more formal, or maybe you like… Continue reading Noise Makers- Happy New Years Retro Style
Hi everyone. Just a quick hop onto the blog today. BSA – Boy Scouts of America. I was born and raised in the West, in an area with a pretty sparse population count so for me, nature craft was just part of growing up. But for thousands upon thousands of kids BSA was their ticket… Continue reading BSA Badges from the 1990’s