Billions of vintage stickers from the ’80s were collected by millions of kids – and appeared on everything from binders to books, cassette tapes to sticker collection albums.
Why do so many people love vintage Peanuts stickers sheets like these? ‘You’d be astounded at the enthusiasm of Peanuts collectors,’ said cartoonist Charles Schulz.
Take a look back at more than 100 antique stickpins, from the simple gold and silver pins to those with pearls, diamonds, opals and other precious gems.
The Annie movie from 1982 was based on the award-winning Broadway play, and was a no-lose combination of sweet-faced orphans, a lovable dog, foot-tapping musical numbers, and an all-star cast.
Before individual stickers-by-the-yard became popular in the ’80s, sets like these Halloween sticker sheets were the big thing with kids! Take a look back at these vintage treats here.
Take a look back at all kinds of American WWII military medals, decorations, shoulder insignia and other Army and Navy honors from the 1940s and earlier.
Holly Hobbie was the old-fashioned girl dressed in calico with lace-up boots and an enormous sunbonnet who appeared on everything from curtains to clothing.
Vintage View-Master reels offered a trip into another dimension – ‘with stereo color pictures so real, you’ll feel you are actually part of the scene!’
Trade cards, the granddaddy of today’s trading cards, were common in the 1800s, and often showed offbeat images that existed solely to build brand buzz. Here’s a strange set showing people as vegetables.
Scrapbooks keep the cream, the gem, the one poem, or sketch, or speech or story that made us smile or weep; a biography, a history, a journal written by a thousand other hands, and yet our own.
Fads in scrapbooks Collections that are sources of pleasure and profit Well-bound scrapbooks, containing photographs taken by the giver, and cuts, clippings and the typewritten quotations suited
Few people know how much pleasure is to be got out of that old-fashioned contrivance, a scrapbook. It has its own peculiar graces, and the making should afford an intellectual pleasure of a very high order.
Take a look back here at Woman’s Day covers during the year 1950, and marvel at how much magazine marketing, photography and graphic design have changed.
Antique hunting – new style by Paul Kagan Was it the trivia program she had just seen on television? Or was it merely the pinch
Collectors’ items? Joel Tator, a director with KNBC in beautiful downtown Burbank, has spent 17 years collecting tickets to Hollywood radio and TV shows, and
The new rage for old toys Children move aside — vintage lead soldiers and wind-up Popeyes are for grownups only by Rita Reif Publisher Malcom
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