Tag Archives: Tin Toy

Monthly Finds: Burke Tulip Chairs in the Rough

Maybe you’ve noticed I’ve disappeared. I’ve been going to some garage sales, but not thrift stores and have hardly been searching on Craigslist. So my finds have been limited, and my time even more limited by a one-year-old who just doesn’t sleep through the night yet. Insert zombie groans. There was this garage sale though. […]

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Weekend Finds: A Small Town Stop

Last weekend I decided to go out for a few hours Saturday afternoon to check out some small town shops. I was surprisingly happy with my haul. My first stop was Goodwill were I found this 1920’s iridescent fluted vase. It is a piece of Fenton’s carnival glass and is in the marigold color. This […]

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Weekend Finds: A Handful of Smalls

While Austin was hauling around a taxidermy turtle and monkey fur at the tag sale Saturday morning, I picked up a few not quite as unique things myself. My finds were all small and mostly holiday themed. First up is this 1950s plastic Santa. He has a cute fuzzy beard and is about 5″ tall. He […]

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Ringing in the New Year: Vintage Noisemakers

We are excited to be back from our short break and ready for this new year. We are so grateful to everyone who has followed our blog over the last year. It’s fun to be able to share our finds with our readers. Today I’m sharing my collection of vintage New Year’s Eve noisemakers.  They […]

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Trending: Vintage Electronics and Toys

Ok, I’m not sure if it’s prudent to call something “trending” if it’s only a recent trend in my personal buying habits, but as a collector I often notice trends in my purchases. Whether it’s something new I’m just getting into or something I’ve been collecting forever, it always seems like I’ll find several items […]

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