Posts Categorized: Vintage

1940s Parsons Desk Calendar

It was my birthday on Friday, and a few of my lovely friends went down the same route with presents and I ended up with several amazing vintage stationery pieces. I wanted to share these items with you, and I’m starting with this Parsons Desk Calendar which Ashley bought me. Here it is in all… Read more »

Flea Market Finds #3: Wooden & Brass Extension Rule

The last item I bought from Williamsburg Flea Market was this wooden and brass extension rule, which I got for $4. There were quite a few of these in the market, so they can’t be that rare, but this was the only one I saw with a brass inlay, and I really liked that detail…. Read more »

Flea Market Finds #2: NFL Pencils by Faber Castell

I got these NFL Team Pencils by Faber Castell at Williamsburg flea market for $7. Now, in case you’re not American or a sports fan, just to clarify, NFL is the National Football League (American football that is, not PROPER football). As with the dip pens, I’m not sure when they’re from, but judging by… Read more »

Flea Market Finds #1: Antique Advertising Dip Pens

I got these 2 for $4! All the guy said was that they were OLD. They’re wooden advertising dip pens and I haven’t had much luck finding out when they’re from. I reckon maybe 1920s or 30s. The captions are brilliant: Hotel Morgan Only Fireproof Hotel In The City Morgantown, W. VA. Ask For Butter-Nut… Read more »

Williamsburg Flea Market

Last NYC post for a while I promise!! But before I shut up about my trip, I just wanted to share my  visit to the Williamsburg Flea Market. On our last day we got the subway over to Brooklyn, specifically Williamsburg, and wandered around the shops, before having brunch cocktails at The Bedford, and tipsily… Read more »