The Campbell Kids appeared in Campbell’s Soup advertising for decades, always with those little round faces. Here, see dozens of vintage toys, cups and more with their images, find out how they began, and meet the artist!
A look back: Some of the best buys in antique toys (from 1974) Article from American Home, December 1974 Antique toys are double-barreled delights. They
Before photography, you could keep memories of loved ones close by getting portrait miniatures painted. Now they’re highly-collectible antiques! Here’s a look at some of this classic artwork.
How many of these cool vintage scratch-n-sniff stickers do you remember seeing? Can you vividly recall their scents, too? Here’s a look back at a collection of more than 50 of the decals.
As long as antique & vintage buttons have adorned our clothing and shoes, people have been collecting them. Made from a multitude of materials – from metal to bone, wood to plastic – buttons are miniature pieces of everyday history.
Here’s a look back at 100 years of vintage Fostoria glass – from candelabra to stemware, in clear crystal or a rainbow of colorful hues – that people have been using and collecting for generations.
Whether plain or fancy, antique kerosene lamps like these were more than home decor – they made it possible for people to work and play late into the night. Find out more here!
Vintage Fenton glass – candy dishes, bowls, vases, lamps, baskets and more – came in milk glass and in radiant colors.
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!’ Take a look!
Here are vintage autographs of eleven lost music legends, many gone far too soon. How many of these signatures do you wish you had?
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.
In the 1970s, vVintage nineteenth-century photographs were the delight and sensation of the art world. Here’s a look at some standout portraits from the 1800s!
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.
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.
Look back at 15 antique postcards, and find out why these vintage cards have long been popular collectors’ items!
Whether these antique enameled blue glass sugar caskets were used for sugar cubes or for jewelry, the handpainted pieces that have survived are prized for their beauty.
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.
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
“American Flyer” Railroads (1924) “What are you going to do this aft?” pipes up Pinkey as three boys burst out of school on a cold