Hello I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to Collecting 1950's! Every collector knows what ephemera is, but just in case you don't, ephemera are any items made from paper. Many of these items were meant to be looked at for a short period of time and thrown away, such as newspapers, flyers or advertisements. But the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: 6 Types of Ephemera You Can Collect!
I've been going to the local Forty and Eight Veteran's Flea Market for many years now, but only within the last two years have I been interested in finding vintage items from the Nifty Fifties. These days, you're lucky to find anything vintage at a Flea Market that isn't pure junk. Nobody really wants old… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Flea Market Finds!
Since I've rekindled my love for the 1950's era, I've started to collect a few authentic '50s things here and there. My favorite things to collect are vintage jewelry from that era and ceramic figurines. I don't have much right now since most of my vintage jewelry is from the '60s (the era of charm… Continue reading Collecting 1950s: An Intro