Category: 1940s

Today’s photo from Packwood, Labor Day: an RCA Victor tube AM…

Today’s photo from Packwood, Labor Day: an RCA Victor tube AM radio. I don’t think the case is Bakelite but it would like to be if it ain’t.

Another very cute Zenith vacuum tube AM radio… just needs…

Another very cute Zenith vacuum tube AM radio… just needs dusting.

“May I borrow your writing instrument?”“Okay, I need it back…

“May I borrow your writing instrument?”

“Okay, I need it back when you’re done.”

*disappears*

More vacuum tube AM radios. I think the woodtone one may be…

More vacuum tube AM radios. I think the woodtone one may be transistor.

shiftythrifting:Here’s some of my favorite mid century toys I’ve…

shiftythrifting:

Here’s some of my favorite mid century toys I’ve snagged over the years. I personally find them really cute but I’ve been told some of them are really creepy to some people. What do you guys think? Are my thrift kids trustworthy? (The red and yellow rabbit was an eBay find tho.. apparently she might be haunted.)

I heartily approve of your midcentury children.

A couple vintage vacuum tube radios.

A couple vintage vacuum tube radios.

A winning ribbon for Crosley, makers of radios, refrigerators,…

A winning ribbon for Crosley, makers of radios, refrigerators, cars

“Found in many medicine cabinets and the occasional fraternity…

“Found in many medicine cabinets and the occasional fraternity house prank”, one website said of Ex-Lax, which was created in 1904. This tin dates back to the 1930s-1940s according to examples seen online of the cover art.

Come on, baby, light my fire… A box of vintage…

Come on, baby, light my fire… A box of vintage matchbooks.

Unknown model of 620 film camera in a thift. Unlike most I’ve…

Unknown model of 620 film camera in a thift. Unlike most I’ve seen, this has an overhead diopter rather than a look-down twin lens.