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The chart priced at $2,200 has a metal lamp visor and a linen scroll with letters of different sizes.
But most of Hires ads had few pictures, just descriptions of its health values or the good shape.
The elaborately decorated vessel with a hidden “straw” was made in Budapest, Hungary, in about 1895.
The 48-star banner was probably made to display at a Forth of July or “Welcome Home Soldier” party.
The modern architect and designer was most known for creating the sleek “Airline” chair.
The child’s arm moves and opens the top of the desk to show candy hidden inside.
Their innovation led to seed tape, whose turn-of-the-century packaging is coveted today.
Britain’s personification wears a Corinthian helmet, carries a spear and has a lion at her feet.
The rare bird statue hid the working parts of a 1927 radio and was a substitute for a large horn.
They’re shorter and narrower than today’s beds, but antique headboards and footboards can be used.
You’d be given black and white marbles. To vote no, a black marble was dropped in the box.
The company made top-quality Victorian pieces in Cincinnati from about 1847 to 1940.
One selling American Family Soap and featuring Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty recently sold for $1,650.
Pick a theme — like animals, fruit or toys — and enjoy the hunt. Most sets cost less than $20.
It was believed long ago that each bump on the head correlated to a personality trait.
The pinwheels or moving toys were very popular in the 1880s to 1900, and they are still being made.
A Victorian table like this made with a three-part leg, sold at an auction last year for $406.
He didn’t smoke, rarely drank and enjoyed chicken fricassee with biscuits.
A collector can find reasonably priced postcards and die-cut cards that were sold in dime stores.
The flask has a rare bright-blue color and a screw-on metal cap used on many 1885-1900 bottles.