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Beggar’s Dog of Hoboken

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Some days are better than others. Mostly I try to look pleasant and approachable. I’ll do a small trick if it’s asked of me otherwise I just carry the can. I’m not so fussed when it’s raining, but it’s spring now and our bones are warmed by the sun. Many antique and vintage dog photographs [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

Vintage Dog Cookie Jars – Finding the Real McCoy

Dog cookie jars

  THERE ARE A NUMBER of reasons cookie jars make such popular large collectibles. Not only do they brighten up a kitchen or display, but they are functional and affordable. The cookie jar is a successor to the British Biscuit tin. They come in the most enormous range of size, colour, design and materials. Naturally [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Featured Dogs,Kitchenalia,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

Dog Tobacciana – Man And Collector’s Best Friend

Greyhound dog match holder

  DOG TOBACCIANA, OR TOBACCO RELATED items featuring dogs, or simply “smoking collectibles” bring together two highly desirable collecting groups. Tobacciana have long been treasured staples of the collectibles market and show no signs of weakening today. Ash trays, lighters, and spittoons are highly collectible items in the tobacciana category, as well as vintage chewing [...]

October 10th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Tobacciana,Featured Dogs | Read More »

Hubley Cast Iron Dogs

Hubley Cast Iron Spaniel dog doorstop

HUBLEY DOGS ARE SOME of the most adorable, most cherished antiques and collectibles in the world. Hubley has captured nearly every major breed of dog in different poses and positions, gaining popularity with antique as well as dog fanciers the world over. The company paid attention to detail, making these beautiful door stops, bookends and [...]

October 7th, 2010 | Posted in Decorate With Dogs,Featured Dogs | Read More »

Speed Kills

running greyhound

    Oh, rabbit, I’m just playing with you. Really, you haven’t a chance. The first one is for me, and your brother is for the pot. Sorry, but the way you guys breed … well, you’ve only yourselves to blame. Many antique and vintage dog photographs come up for sale here.

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Dog Of The Day,Dog Photos | Read More »

The books of Margaret and Helen Johnson

Johnson Book covers

Margaret S. Johnson, and her mother Helen Lossing Johnson, were the authors and illustrators of wonderful children’s books featuring dogs, cats and horses. The pair collaborated on 17 books together, then after her mother’s death, Margaret wrote and illustrated 17 additional books of her own.  Helen Lossing Johnson was born in 1865 in Poughkeepsie, New [...]

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Artists & Illustrators,Books | Read More »

Halloween Dogs

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WHEN IT COMES TO antique Halloween postcards the cat is the animal that really holds the limelight (for obvious reasons). However, look around and you will discover a few dogs being pursued, harassed and troubled by Jack-o’-lanterns, witches and the ubiquitous black cat. It is most probable that the earliest exploitation of Halloween in American [...]

October 6th, 2010 | Posted in Postcards & Paper,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

George Studdy’s Bonzo Dog Collectibles

Bonzo the dog collectibles

IF YOU ARE LOOKING for a wonderful collectible with real staying power, consider Bonzo dog collectibles. Bonzo dog collectibles stretch across a swath of categories, so there’s something to delight every collector’s fancy. Bonzo, an adorable mutt, was created by artist George Studdy and began his quest for world fame back in 1922. A pudgy [...]

October 5th, 2010 | Posted in Featured Dogs,Iconic Dogs,Vintage Dogs | Read More »

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