Calling all vintage collectors and lovers of fine things! Totsy has teamed up with vintage experts, VandM (Vintage and Modern), the premier online source for vintage furniture, antiques, art, jewelry and more. The curators at VandM have scoured the world, to bring Totsy members these cool finds. Here’s a sneak peek at the fabulous, one-of-a-kind merchandise that will be up for grabs on Totsy starting tomorrow night at 9pm (Friday, August 19 to be specific).
FORD TRI-MOTOR ALUMINUM MODEL AIRPLANE
This hand-made model of a Ford Trimotor ( Tri-Motor ) airplane exhibits the highest level of craftsmanship and is in excellent condition. It is constructed from soldered metal ( aluminum and possibly other metals ), rubber, wood and plastic. There are no hallmarks.
Wingspan is 40.25” (102.2 cm). Weight is approximately 4 lbs. Nicknamed the “tin goose”, the trimotor was produced by Ford from 1925 through 1933. It was designed for commercial transportation, but was also employed by the U.S. armed forces.
EUROPEAN BOWLING BALLS & PINS
A nice wood decorative item: nine pins with two wooden balls. Found in Germany. This unique European bowling set is perfect for the bowling enthusiast and makes for a great gift any time of year.
BAUHAUS DESIGN CHESS SET – BAUHAUS MUSEUM EDITION
The Naef Bauhaus design chessboard has been in the Naef catalog since the 60’s when Kurt Naef gained exclusive rights to produce toys designed by Bauhaus designers in cooperation with the Bauhaus Design Museum of Berlin. The board is handmade in Switzerland by the Naef Toy Company and is a 1:1 exact edition after the original. This game is for players over 3 years old.
FOLK-ART CHILD’S WAGON OF GREEN-PAINTED WOOD WITH STENCILING
Folk-art child’s wooden wagon with original green paint and hand stenciling on the sides. Hand made with dovetail joinery and steel wheels with hard rubber rims. Playful icons hand stenciled on each side board. Still functions nicely for child transport with rope pull. Highly functional piece with folk art aesthetic for child’s room toy storage, hallway storage of boots and shoes. As a living room storage box for magazines and newspapers. Overflow with dried flowers and cut grasses, ornamental glass spheres, antique dolls and other objects that resonate with childhood nostalgia.
DALE BY PETRIE POINT DESIGNS | FRAMED RARE 1950S COVETED DALE EVANS CHILD’S COSTUME
Framed 1950’s coveted/rare Dale Evans toddler/child’s cow girl costume. Green/white/yellow cotton plaid top with green string tie. Brown suede skirt with cream fringe and Dale Evans insignia, star suede pockets.
Dimensions: approximately 25” w x 31”L (unframed).
The piece is framed in acid-free black matte and black natural wood frame but can be customized upon request. Petrie Point Designs creates one-of-a-kind framed antique and vintage pieces that become works of art and make memories modern.