Saturday, August 13, 2011

Flashback Fun Finds

My favorite find today was this table-top juke box reproduction radio. It cleaned up nicely and will look really cool with my other vintage kitchen decor items or I might put it in my online shop.

I also found a couple of teal, Ball jars. These need some cleaning before I display them with my other teal glassware.
I always love suitcases so I picked up this doll case with a Ginny doll inside. It turns out that the doll is an early 1950s, jointed Ginny. The dress that was in the case is too large for her but I wanted her to have a little bit of modesty for the photo.

I have no idea what I am going to do with these but I found a bag of MIB flash cubes.
This last item is a card of sewing snaps but it had such a nice illustration for something that was so utilitarian. It was only when I got home and read the manufacturer's name did it surprise me. It is made by the Scoville Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Conn. which was the hometown of my in-laws.
Hope everyone found some fun finds this weekend.

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  1. Love the juke box..would look great in my kitchen! Have fun with it!

  2. I keep on repeating myself... and I HAVE to, because... your finds are GREAT! :-)

    Greerings from Denmark [ ♥ Lisbet ]

  3. What great finds! You know I find those flash cubes fascinating too. It would be fun to use those for some sort of photo holder. Need to think on that.

  4. I'm in love with that table-top juke box. I've never seen anything quite like it!

  5. That tabletop juke box does bring back my memories of a favorite restaurant in a nearby town. Sadly, the place has been razed for a new bank building.

    The snap card is nice. Those old sewing item cards do have the most interesting art on them.

  6. Flash cubes??? Flash cubes??? Ancient!!!


    Enamored of red
    I lie in my bed,
    Dreaming of cherry-filled crèmes;

    For red’s a fine shade,
    The prettiest made,
    And gives me the sweetest of dreams.

    © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

    Red and Yellow Rooftops

  7. Wow, that is really something that it was a town you knew of.

  8. I found the very same radio - We use it every day!

  9. Your outing day paid off big time for you. All those things are great finds. I really like the jukebox.

  10. Love the jukebox! So many good memories! Great find!

  11. Oh my goodness what a fabulous jukebox! That would look lovely in any home... what is an awesome find for sure! Thanks for sharing!

  12. I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one who would buy a set of snaps for the beautiful illustration...thanks for sharing your fun finds!


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