So I recently signed up for Fab.com emails to see their curated sales. I had no idea they were so into vintage beauties! The past couple of days, there have been dozens of great old cans, tins, prints, etc. for sale (super sale, really).
These are vintage Billy Carter beer cans. These beers started being produces in 1870 and lasted until 1970. The date of these particular cans wasn’t specified, but hey, does that make them any less handsome? :)
You can drool here, and you can buy them here.
These beauties were part of another vintage sale on One King’s Lane. (FYI: I’m not associated with them in any way, I just post what I see that’s pretty :)
This colorful chromolithograph is an original print (nope, not a reprint!) is for sale for only $30 via Bananastrudel on Etsy.. Talk about an affordable vintage stamp collection. :)
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1884 map of The City of New York. You can see more photos of it here.
1865 Hand-Colored Mitchell Street Map of Boston, Massachusetts. See the other photos here.
1864 Hand-Colored Mitchell Street Map of Orleans, Louisiana. See the other photos here.
All images via Etsy in Bananastrudel’s shop. These particular ones are sold, but you can still see all the close-ups of them, and they also have a massive collection of other maps and prints.
This fancy tin once held a puff for dusting off your car’s interior and your furniture. Perhaps it was excessive packaging for a duster, but I can’t fault them when it’s this snazzy looking. This particular tin is actually for sale on Etsy by The Fancy Lamb for $62. Follow the link to see their other pics.
You can snag these original prints from the William Stafford Gallery in London on sale on One King’s Lane.
“John Holtum, was a strongman from Denmark who drew immense crowds in cities around the world by perfecting the cannonball catch. With Holtum on one side of the stage and a cannon on the other, an assistant would fire a fifty pound ball which Holtum caught with his gloved hands and chest. The feat required immense strength, steely nerves and lightning fast reflexes. Several skeptics questioned the legitimacy of his act but were convinced after Holtum brought them on stage for a demonstration. Holtum appeared before Royalty in Europe and was a great success in the U.S. as well.
Interesting Fact: Holtum’s initial attempt to catch the ball, resulted in his losing three fingers. Holtum offered 3000 francs to anyone who would perform a similar feat but no one ever took him up on his challenge.” -Listverse
If you’re quick, these two French circus posters are on Etsy by CuriousPrints for only $12 a piece (beware that it’s a digital reprint- still a fun piece of art though!). Go here and here to get them.
First off, the name makes me so happy inside. This calendar set is made by my friend Fabien over at Graphic Exchange. Each month has a unique letterpress design. He drew inspiration from vintage designs, some of which you’ve seen on here previously, such as the Sanborn Maps. Go to Mr.Cup to order one of the limited edition prints before they’re all spoken for!
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Well everyone, this is what I’ve secretly been slaving away on. Obviously, given my addiction to all things vintage, it has a certain aesthetic to it I though you all might enjoy :)
These are seriously the greatest soaps you will ever try. I wouldn’t spend a year of my life and everything I own on something that’s mediocre! They’re all natural, have amazing ingredients, and an extremely creamy lather. Not to mention the paper soap is unbelievably fun.
I just got accepted onto Kickstarter (yay!) and would love any help you can offer, be it reserving a bar or tweeting about it. You can hop onto the project page and read more about them.
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