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National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum holds some 50,000 artifacts, a significant subset of which can be viewed on this site. Browse aircraft and space artifacts, or search the database of 16,000 objects online.... Read More or Visit Site

Vintage Patterns

Vintage Patterns

Looking for some vintage patterns or style ideas? This Flickr photo pool, a group effort, showcases a huge collection of 20th century vintage patterns (over 2300 scans). Sources include McCalls, Butterick,... Read More or Visit Site

Vintage Drum Guide

Vintage Drum Guide

David Anfuso’s Vintage Drum Guide is primarily focused on Slingerland, Rogers, Ludwig, Gretsch, and other major American manufacturers of drum kits. The site features scores of archived catalog pages (some... Read More or Visit Site

Marilyn and The Camera

Marilyn and The Camera

Melinda Mason's impressive collection of Marilyn Monroe photos, dolls, plates, and other collectible items. Also includes a facts and myths section, a filmography, and information about Melinda's personal... Read More or Visit Site

Toyraygun.com

Toyraygun.com

One of the most comprehensive vintage toy raygun reference sites, with lots of detailed descriptions and great photos. Mouse over the guns at the top of the home page to see the main categories: American guns... Read More or Visit Site

Phoenixmasonry Masonic Museum

Phoenixmasonry Masonic Museum

The numerous jewelry sections of Phoenixmasonry.org's Masonic Museum hold fraternal treasures bestowed upon Blue Lodge Masons, members of the York and Scottish Rite bodies, and Shriners. Examples include pins,... Read More or Visit Site

Coca-Cola Collectibles

Coca-Cola Collectibles

The Collectibles page of the official Coca-Cola website features photos and videos on bottles, signs, advertising, and postcards, with articles on the Coca-Cola Santa Claus and the company's changing slogans. or Visit Site

Classic Motorcycle Archive

Classic Motorcycle Archive

This simple website contains photos and descriptions of over a thousand classic antique motorcycles and motorized bicycles, dating back to 1896. Click ‘Motorcycle Archive’ to start searching, and then use... Read More or Visit Site

Aviation Models

Aviation Models

Peter Jackson and friends have put together this great gallery of travel agent airline display models. The photo gallery includes cutaway models, metal models, and models of various scales and sizes. There's... Read More or Visit Site

Smokey's Vault

Smokey

SmokeyBear.com is a great site for kids and adults alike. Read the history of the real orphan bear who became Smokey, or check out the photographs of posters and memorabilia associated with the campaign to... Read More or Visit Site

Des Chapeaux

Des Chapeaux

A French tribute to women's hats and other headwear from the 1940s... primarily magazine images, with some commentary (in French). Glamorous is an understatement, this site is a must for all vintage fashion... Read More or Visit Site

National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

Check out this sampling of nautical and maritime items held by the U.K.'s National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Includes navigational instruments, charts and maps, flags, ship models,... Read More or Visit Site