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The Army and Navy Needle Book

By: DIAMOND SEWING NEEDLES

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Made in Occupied Japan, Diamond Sewing Needles: c1946

Seller ID: 95004


Booklet of Sewing Needles in mint folder with original envelope. Made in Occupied Japan and so marked. C1945-9. All needles present in unopened packs. Size - 4.5" by 2.5", Mint condition! View more info

Electrolux and How to Use It

By: ELECTROLUX [Canada] LTD.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Montreal, Electrolux [Canada] Ltd.: 1934

Edition: 1934 Edition

Seller ID: 044204


Users Manual for the Elctrolux Vacuum Cleaner. December 1934 Edition. 32pp, profusely photo illustrated. Business card stapled to top corner of first page. Unmarked. Fine condition except for several, small razor cuts to the rear wrapper, not affecting interior. Mint front wrapper. Excellent 'period' photographs inside. Weight, 79g. View more info

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Official Program: midget Auto races, Athletic Park, Tacoma, WA, 1946

By: MIDGET RACERS INC.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, Midget Racers Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: 60011


Official Program for Midget Auto Racing held at Athletic Park in Tacoma, Washington, in 1946. Car Wrappers with 4pp insert - for a total of 8 printed pages. This copy belonged to one of the competitors who has made a few marks and notes to the interior - competitors, times etc. Advertising present. two hole punched at spine. Several other similar programs in stock. View more info

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The Best Musical Comedy Songs

By: PAGE, Bettie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: USA, RCA/Halo: 1957

Seller ID: 100001


Halo 50245, 12" Long-Playing Recording. Record itself, in VG, is incidental to the colorful, front cover photo portrait of Bettie Page in the famous 'jungle' pose by photographer Bunny Yeager. Sleeve is in VG+ condition, unmarked and without damage. Further details on application. View more info

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QRS Player Rolls for All Player Pianos, 1920

By: QRS MUSIC CO.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, QRS Music Co.: 1920

Edition: 1920 Edition

Seller ID: 044202


Catalog of Piano Player Rolls available from QRS, corrected to September 1, 1919. 213pp, some illustration. Catalog numbers and prices. Clean interior, unmarked except for a single page of notes to one of the blank pages at the rear. Stapled binding is sound. Top 1" of the paper covering the spine is lost. Red wrappers heavily rubbed. Weight, 250g. View more info

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Hand-written Dinner Menu from London's old Criterion Theatre, 1874

By: SPIERS & POND

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Spiers & Pond: 1874

Seller ID: 95267


Hand written Dinner Menu, in ink on pre-printed card. Dated June 5, 1874, from the first year of the Criterion Theatre in London, England. The catering firm of Spiers and Pond built the Theatre on Picadilly Circus in 1873. The first production opened in March of 1873. Size - 5" by 7.25". Printed on card in gold ink with hand-written Menus. Slightly soiled but no damage and quite well-survived for type and age. View more info