Hi folks! Welcome to a Special Edition of Collecting 1950's! I thought we'd start the New Year off with a little mystery... that's always fun. If you've ever read my Collecting 1950's segment, (and you should have! 🙂 ) you know that one of my vintage collections is pennants. I'm not a serious, die hard,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: The Case of the Missing Pennant
Hello, everyone and Welcome to Collecting 1950's where we'll be having a look at some of the wonderful items that you can collect from The Best Era Ever! In this post we'll have a look at one of my favorite items: compacts! When we talk about compacts for a lady, we're talking about makeup. There… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!
Hi folks, I'm Retro Dee and Welcome to another edition of Collecting 1950's! In this edition, we'll be talking about an item that is highly associated with the 1950's era: The Pennant! Pennants have been around since the turn of the Century, so they were hardly new in the 1950's. However with the… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Pennants!
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