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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]