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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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CEF: Last Pay Certificate, 1919, CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
4 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]
5 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
6 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.
7 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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8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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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Signed Autograph Page: Ray Maskell, Music Hall Entertainer, 1908, MASKELL, Ray
13 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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Official Program: midget Auto races, Athletic Park, Tacoma, WA, 1946, MIDGET RACERS INC.
14 MIDGET RACERS INC. Official Program: midget Auto races, Athletic Park, Tacoma, WA, 1946
Tacoma, WA Midget Racers Inc. 1946 Good Plus Program 6" by 9" 
Official Program for Midget Auto Racing held at Athletic Park in Tacoma, Washington, in 1946. Car Wrappers with 4pp insert - for a total of 8 printed pages. This copy belonged to one of the competitors who has made a few marks and notes to the interior - competitors, times etc. Advertising present. two hole punched at spine. Several other similar programs in stock. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Royal Marines Assoc. Commemorative Philatelic Cover Signed by Falklands War Commander, MOORE, Major General Jeremy
15 MOORE, Major General Jeremy Royal Marines Assoc. Commemorative Philatelic Cover Signed by Falklands War Commander
Britain Royal Marines Association 1980 Fine Philatelic Cover 
Philatelic, First Day Cover commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Granting of the Freedom of Plymouth to the Royal Marines. 7 May, 1980. Signed, in the lower right corner, by jeremy Moore, Major General Royal Marines, Commander of British Forces in the Falklands War. New Condition. 6.5" by 4.5" 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Best Musical Comedy Songs, PAGE, Bettie
16 PAGE, Bettie The Best Musical Comedy Songs
USA RCA/Halo 1957 VG VG+ Longs Playing Record in Sleeve 12by12 
Halo 50245, 12" Long-Playing Recording. Record itself, in VG, is incidental to the colorful, front cover photo portrait of Bettie Page in the famous 'jungle' pose by photographer Bunny Yeager. Sleeve is in VG+ condition, unmarked and without damage. Further details on application. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Paddy the Next Best Thing: Color Postcard, 1920, PAGE, Gertrude
17 PAGE, Gertrude Paddy the Next Best Thing: Color Postcard, 1920
London John Waddington Ltd 1920 Very Good Printed Colour Postcard 
This is a printed colour postcard adverting a Theatrical presentation at London's Savoy Theatre. he play is based on a best-selling novel of the day. 3.5" by 5.25". Postally used from the UK to the USA in 1920. Light creasing to lower left corner. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Princess Pat Real Human Hair Net, with Premium Coupon, PRINCESS PAT PRODUCTS LTD.
18 PRINCESS PAT PRODUCTS LTD. Princess Pat Real Human Hair Net, with Premium Coupon
Toronto, ON Princess Pat Products 1930s [?] Fine Fine 
Human Hair Net, double mesh for bobbed hair in Dark Brown [P12]. hair net, inside envelope, is wrapped in a promo catalog page. Premium coupon on back of envelope. Envelope measures 6.5" by 3.75" 
Price: 6.00 USD
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QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920, QRS MUSIC CO.
19 QRS MUSIC CO. QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920
Chicago, IL QRS Music Co. 1920 1920 Edition Stapled Wrappers Good to Very Good Trade Catalog 5.25 
Catalog of Piano Player Rolls available from QRS, corrected to September 1, 1919. 213pp, some illustration. Catalog numbers and prices. Clean interior, unmarked except for a single page of notes to one of the blank pages at the rear. Stapled binding is sound. Top 1" of the paper covering the spine is lost. Red wrappers heavily rubbed. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906, RAPID PHOTO CO.
20 RAPID PHOTO CO. Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906
London, UK Radid Photo Co. 1906 Very Good Real Photographic Postcard, Mi 
Real photo postcard of England's Lady Warwick and her son driving, or al least posing, in an early automobile. Produced by London's Rapid Photo Co. in the very scarce 'midget size' - only 2.75" by 3.5". Titled on the back 'Queen's Post Card. Postally used from Ayr, Scotland in 1906. Divided back with full message and address in ink. Numbered 1517. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Best Musical Comedy Songs, PAGE, Bettie
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Paddy the Next Best Thing: Color Postcard, 1920, PAGE, Gertrude
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Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874, SPIERS & POND
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Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906, RAPID PHOTO CO.
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QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920, QRS MUSIC CO.
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Hand-drawn Postcard on Birch Bark; c1910, ANON
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Hand-drawn Postcard on Birch Bark; c1910, ANON
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QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920, QRS MUSIC CO.
QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920
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Lady Warwick & Son: Real Photo Midget Postcard, 1906, RAPID PHOTO CO.
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Season Ticket, 1922: redruth Cricket Club, REDRUTH CRICKET CLUB
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Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874, SPIERS & POND
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Jumbo Disneyland Postcard, 'Fantasyland - Monstro', J-20, DISNEYLAND INC.
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CEF: Last Pay Certificate, 1919, CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
CEF: Last Pay Certificate, 1919
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Whoopee! A Black's Tent for Me: Tent Catalogue, THMAS BLACK & SONS
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