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Celluloid Calendar and Telephone Note Book from 1928
1 Celluloid Calendar and Telephone Note Book from 1928
United States 1927 Two-ring Bound Good VG Booklet 
Tiny booklet measuring 2.5' by 3.25. Consists of two celluloid cover [sometimes called 'French Ivory'], with two plastic rings for a binding. Inside is a tiny calendar for 1928 and 9 leaves of printed stiff card for entering important telephone numbers. nly 3 leaves have been used, all in pencil. the front cover is ivory colored with a hand-painted illustration. The rear cover is solid black. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Quick Magazine: May 22, 1950
2 Quick Magazine: May 22, 1950
Des Moines, IA Cowles Magazines 1950 Vol. 2, No. 21 Stapled Wrappers Good Plus Weekly Magazine 
Mini-magazine, from the publishers of 'Look', published weekly in the USA. This issue features a cover photo of Groucho Marx. Size - 4" by 6", 64pp, photo illustrated. A light, general news-magazine, pocket-sized. A clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Slight creasing to front wrapper. Weight, 40g. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Hand-drawn Postcard on Birch Bark; c1910, ANON
3 ANON Hand-drawn Postcard on Birch Bark; c1910
USA Publisher Unknown c1910 VG+ Hand-drawn Postcard 3.5" by 5.5" 
Hand-drawn postcard with and image of five little pigs on a hand, a traditional verse, and a message on the back. Not postally used and not dated. Home-made, or possible purchased blank. The material is wood bark, probably birch. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Arrow Nationally Advertised Liqueurs: Favorite Recipes, ARROW LIQUEURS CO.
4 ARROW LIQUEURS CO. Arrow Nationally Advertised Liqueurs: Favorite Recipes
Detroit, MI Arrow Liqueurs Corp. Undated Very Good or Better Advertising Brochure 
Folding, advertising brochure from Arrow Liqueurs. Printed both sides, in color. The brochure is undated but appears to be 1930s or early 1940s. On the front side no fewer than 35 bottles of labelled liqueurs are shown - in color. Plus, a chart of glass shapes etc. The reverse, in chart form, shows numerous recipes for mixed drinks. Folded size - 6.5" by 4". Unfolded size - 16" by 12". Clean and unmarked. All folds are sound. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Bell & Howell Home Movie Outfit Brochure: 1960, BELL & HOWELL
5 BELL & HOWELL Bell & Howell Home Movie Outfit Brochure: 1960
Chicago Bell & Howell 1960 VG Folding Brochure 
Brochure, in full colour, promoting the new Bell & Howell 'Matched Home Movie Outfit', consisting of a Movie Camera, Movie Projector and all necessary accessories. All for $189.95. Folded size of brochure - 7" by 10.75". Unfolds to 16.75" by 10.75". Printed both sides in color. Cklean ad unmarked. Old folds where once in an envelope. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Unmounted Bookplate of Walter Russell, Baron Brain, British Neurologist, BRAIN, Baron
6 BRAIN, Baron Unmounted Bookplate of Walter Russell, Baron Brain, British Neurologist
U. K. Baron Brain 1960s Fine, Unused Bookplate 
Attractive, unused bookplate of Walter Russell, Baron Brain of Eynsham, County Oxford. He was a famed British neurologist who wrote standard scientific works on the subject. In 1965 he attended at the deathbed of Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. Born in 1895, died in 1966. He was created Baronet in 1962 which would thus indicate the approx. date of the bookplate. Size - 4.75" by 5.75". Fully gummed on reverese. never mounted. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Black Orpheus Film program: Australia, 1960, CAMUS, Marcel - Director
7 CAMUS, Marcel - Director Black Orpheus Film program: Australia, 1960
Melbourne & Sydney Dawson & Selleck 1960 Stapled Wrappers VG Film Program 
Film programs from theatres in Australia showing the Academy Award-winning, Foreign Film , 'Black Orpheus - starring Marpessa Dawn, Breno Mello, Lea Garcia and others. 'All negro' cast. Size - 6.25" by 9.75", 8pp, photo illustrated, cast, background info etc. Clean except for an ink blot to bottom margin. Sound, stapled binding. Shipped via inexpensive lettermail. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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CEF: Last Pay Certificate, 1919, CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
8 CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE CEF: Last Pay Certificate, 1919
Vancouver, BC CEF 1919 Good Plus Two Legal Sheets 
Two legal sized sheets, partly printed, deatiling the last Pay Details for a Vancouver soldier in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces of WWI, on discharge. With original envelope. Size - 8.5" by 14", one side of sheet only. Old folds and minor wear to edges. A humble but uncommon document. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Envelope, Addressed and Postally Used in 1868 on Her majesty's Service, and Signed by the Sender, Post-free, Sir Henry Cole, COLE, Sir Henry [1808-1882]
9 COLE, Sir Henry [1808-1882] Envelope, Addressed and Postally Used in 1868 on Her majesty's Service, and Signed by the Sender, Post-free, Sir Henry Cole
London, England 1868 Very Good Used Envelope [Cover], Signed 5.5" by 3" 
An envelope used on her Majesty's Service, dated 1868. Sent by, and signed by, Sir Henry Cole [1808-1882], a very senior British Civil Servant. Sent Post-free on Government Business. Canceled 'Official Paid, London'. Receiving cancel on reverse. South Kensington Museum device to top right. Envelope is complete except for part of flap lost. Flap has adhered to the envelope. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Army and Navy Needle Book, DIAMOND SEWING NEEDLES
10 DIAMOND SEWING NEEDLES The Army and Navy Needle Book
Made in Occupied Japan Diamond Sewing Needles c1946 Fine Good Booklet of Needles 
Booklet of Sewing Needles in mint folder with original envelope. Made in Occupied Japan and so marked. C1945-9. All needles present in unopened packs. Size - 4.5" by 2.5", Mint condition! 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Jumbo Disneyland Postcard, 'Fantasyland - Monstro', J-20, DISNEYLAND INC.
11 DISNEYLAND INC. Jumbo Disneyland Postcard, 'Fantasyland - Monstro', J-20
Anaheim, CA Disneyland Inc. 1956-1966 Very Good+ Color Photo Postcard 
Scarce, early Disneyland, Jumbo sized, color photo postcard of Monstro at Fantasyland. Size - 3.5" by 11". Catalog No. J-20 [NT 0470. Unused and unmarked. Pin-hole at center top. Tiny, no edge waer, sharp corners, left. Otherwise clean and bright. Scarce in any condition. Sells for $150.00 in Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 ELECTROLUX [Canada] LTD. Electrolux and How to Use It
Montreal Electrolux [Canada] Ltd. 1934 1934 Edition Stapled Card Wrappers VG+ Appliance Manual 6 
Users Manual for the Elctrolux Vacuum Cleaner. December 1934 Edition. 32pp, profusely photo illustrated. Business card stapled to top corner of first page. Unmarked. Fine condition except for several, small razor cuts to the rear wrapper, not affecting interior. Mint front wrapper. Excellent 'period' photographs inside. Weight, 79g. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Parakeet Training Record, HARTZ MOUNTAIN
13 HARTZ MOUNTAIN Parakeet Training Record
New York, NY Hartz Mountain Products Co. Undated Very Good Plus Very Good 45rpm Recording in Card Sleeve 7by7 
45rpm, long-play recording for the purpose of training one's parakeet to sing. Record is in nice condition, not-scratched. Play tested. Front of stiff, card cover is VG+ - bright, clean and unmarked. Slight surface rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Autographs of Seymour Hicks and his wife Ellaline Terriss, HICKS, Seymour & TERRISS, Ellaline
14 HICKS, Seymour & TERRISS, Ellaline Autographs of Seymour Hicks and his wife Ellaline Terriss
1928 Very Good + Autograph Album Page 8.5" by 6.75" 
Seymour Hicks [1871-1949], British actor, music hall performer, playwright, screenwriter, theatre manager and producer. Knighted in 1935. Married English actress Ellaline Terriss [1872-1971],in 1893. A very successful couple they often appeared together. Both signature are strong, and dated 1928. From an album belonging to wealthy sisters from Winnipeg who often traveled on the great trans-Atlantic liners to and from Britain. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Autograph of Percy Honri, Concertina Virtuoso, c.1910, HONRI, percy
15 HONRI, percy Autograph of Percy Honri, Concertina Virtuoso, c.1910
U. K. c1910 Very Good Autograph Cut 9" by 2" 
Cut from an old autograph album, circa 1910. Probably signed at the Empire Theatre, Coventry. Cut measures 2" by 9". Signed in bold, black ink 'Faithfully Yours, Percy Honri'. Percy Honri [1874-1953], was well known on the English Music Hall circuit and was acknowledged as a Virtuoso performer on the Concertina. He authored a book titled 'Working the Halls' and made 3 movies in the 1930s. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Autograph card Signed by Music Hall Entertainer, Cecilia Loftus, LOFTUS, Cecilia
16 LOFTUS, Cecilia Autograph card Signed by Music Hall Entertainer, Cecilia Loftus
United Kingdom c1910 VG+ Autograph Card 4.5" by 3.5" 
Signature of Cecilia Loftus on an autograph card. These cards were sold commercially, with a matching envelope. They could then be sent to the celebrities with a self-addressed envelope for the most efficiency. Ceceilia 'Cissie' Loftus - born Glasgow, Scotland in 1876; died in New York City in 1943. Debut was at the age of 15 in 1891. She worked both sides of the Atlantic on the stage and in movies. Sir Max Beerbohm was infatuated with her in the London of the 1890s, and, shwe was sketched by none other that Toulouse-Lautrec. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Amazing Story of Measurement, LUFKIN
17 LUFKIN The Amazing Story of Measurement
Apex, NC Lufkin [Cooper Group] 1975 First Edition Stapled wrappers Fine Advertising in Comic Format 
Advertising for the Lufkin company in miniature, comic book format. Dated 1975. Sie - 5" by 7.25", 24pp, full color. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean and unmarked with no wear. Qualifies for Lettermail rates in Canada, the USA and the World. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Manitoba Driver's License for 1933, including a Passenger Registration of the same date, MANITOBA, PROVINCE of
18 MANITOBA, PROVINCE of Manitoba Driver's License for 1933, including a Passenger Registration of the same date
Manitoba Province of Manitoba 1933 VG+ Driver's License 
Driver's License for Manitoba, 1933, in two parts. Regular license on brown card dated Mar. 1, 1933, folding. Plus, a Passenger Registration on white card, of the same date. Part 1 is 4" by 4.5" . Part 2 is 4" ny 2.25". Both are in VG+ condition 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Signed Autograph Page: Ray Maskell, Music Hall Entertainer, 1908, MASKELL, Ray
19 MASKELL, Ray Signed Autograph Page: Ray Maskell, Music Hall Entertainer, 1908
Empire Theatre, Coventry, UK 1908 Very Good Plus Autograph Page 7" by 9" 
Page from an old Autograph book. Inscription and signature in the hand of Music Hall Entertainer [female], Ray Maskell. The inscription reads - 'Empire Coventry/Good Luck, Good Health & Happiness to You./Sincerely Yours/Ray Maskell/June 9th.08'. Her dates are not know but she worked the Halls in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She appeared on an Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarette card in 1900 [#666] From an old Autograph book belonging to someone who probably worked the halls, mainly in Bristol and Coventry. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope, METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER
20 METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope
Canada MGM Pictures c1940 VG, or Better Sheet of Paper in Envelope 
Single sheet of flimsy copy-paper with a typewritten message - being a Diet ascribed to film star, Clark Gable. Provided, on request, by MGM Pictures, in an envelope with the MGM logo. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Colonial era Legal Document appointing a Justice of the Peace, 1856, ONTARIO, Province of
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Judge's Ribbon from the 1930 Provincial Exhibition at Brandon, PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION BRANDON
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PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION BRANDON
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Royal Agricultural Fair of Ontario, Official Committee Badge/Ribbon, 1950s, ROYAL AGRICULTURAL FAIR, ONTARIO
Royal Agricultural Fair of Ontario, Official Committee Badge/Ribbon, 1950s
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Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874, SPIERS & POND
Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874
SPIERS & POND
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Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope, METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER
Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER
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Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906, RAPID PHOTO CO.
Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906
RAPID PHOTO CO.
15.00 USD
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"Teach Me Thy Way': REligious, Victorian Hanging Placque
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The Amazing Story of Measurement, LUFKIN
The Amazing Story of Measurement
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Black Orpheus Film program: Australia, 1960, CAMUS, Marcel - Director
Black Orpheus Film program: Australia, 1960
12.00 USD

Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906, RAPID PHOTO CO.
Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906
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Season Ticket, 1922: redruth Cricket Club, REDRUTH CRICKET CLUB
Season Ticket, 1922: redruth Cricket Club
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Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope, METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER
Clark Gable Diet in MGM Envelope
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Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874, SPIERS & POND
Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874
20.00 USD

Jumbo Disneyland Postcard, 'Fantasyland - Monstro', J-20, DISNEYLAND INC.
Jumbo Disneyland Postcard, 'Fantasyland - Monstro', J-20
75.00 USD

 
 


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