valentino97

California

Have been collecting for 40 years and mostly enjoy jewelry, old plastics, Native American jewelry. I look at this most recent picture of me and I see my Grandpa - ohHave been collecting for 40 years and mostly enjoy jewelry, old plastics, Native American jewelry. I look at this most recent picture of me and I see my Grandpa - oh boy. The M by the road? It's a pull out spot for narrow roads in Iceland. Happy Hunting friends! (Read more)

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Cockatoo  - Figurinesin Figurines
Bird pin cushion - Sewingin Sewing
Bird planter - possibly Royal Copley - Figurinesin Figurines
Wood bird S&P shaker circa 1960's - Figurinesin Figurines
1960's tweeting bird S&P shakers - Figurinesin Figurines
1940's blue bird bud vase and a carnival post - Figurinesin Figurines
Cute Royal Copley mid-century bird figurine - Figurinesin Figurines
Three Star Junior Straights cigar box - Tobaccianain Tobacciana
Aluminum necklace  - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Marbled and carved pea soup green bakelite bangle - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry

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  1. ha ha ha ha ha! I was so happy when the plastic trays came along because these were challenging....but, yes they look very cool :-)
  2. So lovely! I love the brooch top left - and top right. Really a nice lot find for a dollar or so :-)
  3. Thanks Phil - Sitting up on the bookcase no one can tell he has some glue issues :-) yes, he is a beaute!! These are not that common to find anymore.....er...for what I want to pay :-) Thank you Ri...
  4. Does it say Versace - or Italian designer circa 1980's... Very nice@
  5. Why doesn't anyone comment on the lovely can? :-)
  6. So nice and wonderful pictures!!
  7. I love the opaque rhinestones too. Very pretty :-)
  8. I love it!
  9. I watched the PBS Vietnam previews - looks like it is going to be a very good documentary series.
  10. Great picture of beautiful women - great post! They look they enjoyed each other.
  11. Agree with our experts - gorgeous and nice photography!
  12. Really fab! I love it - never seen this style before.
  13. Celiene - same age: I had the green ecology patch on my jeans. It was a simple, lovely logo.
  14. I love the coffee table idea, you can change it out with your mood, the seasons or personalize for your guests. Great conversations will follow :-) Fun items in your table. :-)
  15. Hello again a month later. Will photograph more of my favorite old clothes....I just can't get rid of but can't wear them, most don't fit. Help!! I'm a hoarder! Did you watch that blue gold documentary?
  16. And what a big nose you have! lol
  17. Love the bamboo necklace!
  18. Great idea for a bouquet!
  19. Love your tin lithos!
  20. Get well Rattletrap! Sorry to hear about your accident and your pain. Yes, it sucks when we realize we aren't bullet-proof anymore. I am sure you have some people you can direct to hang, drag, lift yo...
  21. Congratulations on a wonderful feature story!
  22. Could it be a bottle opener or a nut cracker...kinda big I realize....or a bookend as you noted?
  23. I like your night time photos! Very pretty vase.
  24. So great!! What a pretty cufflink and great result as always :-)
  25. Karen - an actual color of a cockatoo? Bonnie - thank you. Chartreuse was so popular in the 60's....I have other figurines and ceramics in this color. John - Yes, a proud stance. They did a pret...
  26. Thank you Ken - I think closer to 1950's. I love the colors too. Thank you friends: Kevin, Scott, Karen, Vintage, Judy, Fort, Phil, Mike Aura, Bonnie
  27. Ken - thanks, I know it gives me a good chuckle every time. Karen - smalls are easy!! Tea towels, table cloths, napkins, hankies - Love Them! Judy - too many S&P is too much dust!! Yes, I love t...
  28. My dad served in Korea, we have never gotten info from him other than he was scared during his tour 1950-1953. I think it was as a navigator in B29 or B51. He was only 20 and had never been away from ...
  29. Early protest!?
  30. Thank you Kevin, Scott and blunderbuss for your loves of this bird S&P.
  31. Check your bag (ha, no pun intended). Every stitch should be perfect with best quality leather and craftsmanship. Inspect strap hardware and stitch quality. I think you would see more Gucci info if th...
  32. Have you watched the documentary Blue Gold: American Jeans? I'm sure you have. I just found it on Netflix - Fantastic research. I wish I still had my patched and personalized jeans from 1975. They wer...
  33. That college art school education finally paid off! LOL Actually my Graphics Arts degree (1980) We were taught by Mad Men era advertising people. Love them! Nice ballerina my friend :-)
  34. Thank you Karen - this is a favorite of mine. Thanks Bill - I don't know how I missed your post! I saw a pair on etsy and contacted the seller to see if she knew. Thanks friends for loving the b...
  35. Thanks Bijou - I had to sneak in these pictures :-) Thanks Scott - I have some other bird figurines I will post - hey they need to be dusted :-) Thank you art-pottery - yes!! I saw many on etsy ...
  36. How big is this pitcher?
  37. Nice and Cool - even though we aren't enjoying cool ocean breezes :-)
  38. Thank you Caper for your love :-)
  39. I understand! I love CW in part because it made me document my hoard. ha ha ha - and no one made fun of me because I had a hoard of Stuff :-)
  40. Hi Ken - yes, we figured 40 years. I am sure it has been photographed Many Times. :-) Thanks Fort!!
  41. Yes, soon!!
  42. My friend calls this a "dinner plate ring" :-)
  43. Ken is Great! :-)
  44. Pretty and nice photos!
  45. I have this in topaz and champagne colors! Your's is in better shape - Love It! http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/192926-50s-60s-eisenberg-brooch
  46. Yes, gorgeous!
  47. Degas or Toulouse-Lautrec?
  48. Thank you lentilka! Do you like roadtrips? Stop in the little towns along the way? I once found amazing turquoise nuggets at a weird dirty GAS station in Arizona. :-) Thank you friends for loving p...
  49. Thank you lentilka! I love them too - and especially for .50!! Thank you friends for loving bakelite bangles: Fort, Mike, Bijou, Jlmam and Pebble :-)
  50. Very pretty! ...in the style of 1960's rhinestone brooches?...
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A peacock base metal simple pin bar brooch, so well made and so colourful. Aesthetic George W. Shiebler mixed metal Curio Etruscan Medallion Brooch 1880s Bracelet, made of ?

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