TTT Week 35 Vintage Finds

 Well things have smoothed out a bit around here since tax time and spring break are over and my thrifting routine can resume.

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Here’s what I found.

Still Life Painting

A new favorite find is this still life painting of flowers dated 1975 by Rumer.   The colors used in the painting attracted me to it initially but the beautiful flowers made me put it in the buggy.

Still Life

The frame doesn’t capture the elegance of the painting so I plan to remove it and hang the canvas frame-less.

Key Keeper

This small wall key hanger in the outline of a house is so adorable.  This brass beauty is on its way to the booth this week.

Spring Night

I try to resist, I really do but when there is a pretty cup and saucer in perfect shape at a very good price, who could resist.  This one is Spring Night made in Japan.

BlueWhite Haviland

This beautiful bread and butter plate with blue flowers is so delicate and sweet.  It is by Johann Haviland, Bavaria Germany.  Since its blue and white I may have trouble parting with it.

Mid-Century Coffee Carafe

The small carafe isn’t marked but it is similar to some mid-century Pyrex ones I found on ETSY.  It is an individual serving carafe for coffee or tea and it holds about a cup and a half.  Do you remember ever being served coffee or tea from a small carafe like this in a restaurant?

Avon Bird of Paradise

You find vintage Avon bottles fairly often in thrift stores around here.  Normally I don’t buy them but this one caught my eye because as well as perfume bottle it is also a small vanity mirror.  When I checked out at the thrift store the clerk told me she had this same Avon bottle on her dresser as a kid and that she is in her fifties.  Well the math works because this bottle is from the 1970’s.  It was originally filled with Bird of Paradise cologne.  Some is even dried inside the bottle.

Avon Thru the Looking Glass

 Avon called it the “Looking Glass”.  The handle is actually a screw off top.

Chinese Checker Board

A neighboring booth at my antique mall had this tin Ohio Art Chinese Checker board for $2.oo (regular checkers on the flip side).    It didn’t have checkers or marbles but I thought how cute it would look on the wall in my grandson’s room.  The graphics are bright and colorful.  So I splurged and spent the $2.00 and I’m glad  it is from the 1960’s.

Bowling Trophy

My best friend’s mother was a bowler in a ladies league.  I wonder if she ever received a trophy like this one.   This trophy was for “High Game Handicap” in the “Bowling Belles” league for the years 1972-1973.  Don’t you love the league name?

Trophies

I love the bowling trophy bowl displayed with my mini trophies on the ladder in my family room.

Tippa Typewriter

I never heard of a  Triumph Tippa typewriter until I found this one at the thrift store.  After a bit of research I learned that it is a mid-century compact portable typewriter.  It was originally made in Germany but through mergers and acquisitions the production of these compact typewriters moved to Japan.

Triumph Tippa Typewriter

 The typewriter has a low profile and is attached to the bottom of the case so that you just snap on the top and away you go.

Vintage Clocks

As a backdrop on some of the photos you can see my vintage clock collection in a new cubby display crate that I found at Target a few weeks ago.  I was going to devote a whole post to it but soon realized you have seen most of my vintage clocks at one time or another except the little tea pot one on top which is a new to the collection.  I found it at one of my favorite antique stores last Monday.

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Sharon

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