Via Type vs Time collection on Ink361
I came across this fancy old can of white paint. It reads: OBrien’sLiquid Velvet, the specified brand. Washable flat wall enamel. Manufactured and guaranteed by the O’Brien Varnish Co. South Bend, Indiana, Incorporated 1878. The Artistic, Sanitary, Economical, Durable, Washable, Flat Drying Enamel, For New or Old Walls.
Cardinell’s Erado 2 in 1 Ink Out, Ink and Stain Remover. Manufactured by Ink-Out Mfg. Co. in Montclair, NJ in the1920s. This little tin held a small bottle with a dropper cap and a piece of paper with instructions.
Great photo of an Excelsior Self-Inking Stamp Pad. “Always Ready For Use.” Via Flickr.
Allan Peters is a Senior Designer at Target and he has a blog where he occasionally posts things he’s found at antique stores. These are just a sampling. He makes massive posts! Check them out on his blog.
There are some pretty badass Instagram collections out there that are filled with vintage goodies people come across. I stumbled onto FicusMongus, who’s posted a bunch of cool finds. These are just a taste. I especially love the Singer Monogram at the top. Stunning.