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Do you like French Posters?

If so, we have a dozen or so due in the next couple of weeks. All of them are originals and are mounted on linen. Great big beautiful posters! Very Old Stuff is very excited to have been able to obtain these. And at a price that will make our patrons very happy! Please stay…

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Toys, Toys and more Toys

We have been busy replenishing our toy inventory after such a great Holiday season. We will be listing some Steelcraft airplanes, Scheible toys, a few Hill Climbers and much more. And if you are a World’s Fair collector…we have many items to list as far back as the World’s Columbian Exposition. All kinds of fun…

Our online store is expanding!

It is at a snails pace, but we are adding more inventory to our online shop almost daily. There is a lot more to come. Literally we have several hundred items to list in the coming months so please check back often!

Closing our booth

We are saddened to announce that we are closing our booth at Georgetown Square here in Fort Wayne. We will continue to buy and sell at other locations but on a much smaller scale. We will be trying to move our inventory at a fast pace on Ebay as well as at the booth until…

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1850s Mary Todd Lincoln China Porcelain Head Doll

Well, first off vintage China dolls are not our area of expertise. But this is one we could not walk away from even knowing nothing about it. The tag shown around her neck says “1850’s China Porcelain Head Mary Todd Lincoln”. There are no other markings on her. She has cloth limbs, hands and feet….

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1940’s Akro Agate Jade Luster Small Child’s Set

A complete set of the small size Akro Agate children’s tea set. Shows the Akro mark on the bottom. 16 pieces. One of the many children’s dish patterns that was produced by The Akro Agate Company in the 1940s. The pattern, Interior Panal is distinguished by vertical ribs inside the cups, teapot, sugar and creamer, and…

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Early 1900s Fireside Carved Rosewood Match Box Bone Inlay

A beautiful Asian match box. It has two carved rosewood sides and also the hinged top. Felt lined. Bone and mother of pearl inlaid border. Just a wonderful piece.  This is a fairly large match box made to house tall fireplace matches. Early 20th century. Is approximately 11 x 7.5 x 3.5 inches. There is…

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1920 Schieble Hill Climber Fire Ladder

Here is an old fire ladder truck made by Schieble. It is pressed steel and originally  would have a flywheel drive but this one is missing. It has two of it’s three original ladders. The tin driver is also missing. Original paint with scuffs and scratches and overall play wear. The ladders do have some…

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Cast Metal Post Finial Boy Feeding Chicken

This was probably my favorite find of the year. Surely not the prettiest and not the most valuable, But one that I cannot let myself part with. The adorable face of this little boy and the joy he has for the chicken he feeding, makes this a very charming piece. This finial stands about 13…