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vintage fashions: neckties • compacts & accessories • buttons & buckles • sewing tools • furniture: contemporary
vintage ties
The Ties that Blind: Neckties,1945-1975.
Michael Jay Goldberg. From fashion to fancy,
the tie offers a touch of color and brightness
to the otherwise understated world of men’s
clothing. Here are hundreds of ties shown in
full color photographs, documenting the wide
range of style in the last half of the twentieth
century. A discussion of fabrics, knots, and tie
care is included along with a price guide to this
manly fashion.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
20th Century Neckties: Pre-1955.
Ettinger. Over 400 color photos illustrate the
development of the necktie from 1900 through
the Roaring Twenties, the Depression, the War
years, and into the Modern Age. Neckties record
textile and men’s fashion trends. A price guide
is included.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • color photographs and b/w
drawings Price Guide • 160 pp.
Popular and Collectible Neckties: 1955
to the Present.
Roseann Ettinger. Men’s
neckwear in the second half of the 20th century
in nearly 400 color photographs. From slim ties
of the late 1950s and early 1960s to wide and
wild Kipper ties of the mid-60s was a dramatic
shift. By the late 1970s designer labels entered
the fashion scene and by the early 1990s retro
styles became apparent and new collectible
ties flooded the market. A tie is wearable art!
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Ties of Distinction.
Christopher Sells. A de-
tailed look at men’s neckwear, with 472 British
regimental stripe, college, university, and club
ties pictured in color. Easy-to-follow guide also
highlights ties from military corps, clubs, and
medical schools. Introduction is by Christopher
Sells of P.L. Sells & Co., Britain’s last remaining
manufacturer of a complete line of today’s
regimental stripe ties.
vintage compacts & accessories
Antique Dresser Sets: 1890s-1950s.
Roseann Ettinger. Explore vintage dressing
table accessories. Hundreds of perfume bottles,
powder jars, trinket boxes, hairbrushes, mirrors,
and matching trays in metals, plastics, enamels,
and glass comprise boxed, travel, and manicure
sets. Over 340 color photographs, including over
100 authentic catalog pages, portray the creative
skills and use of fine materials for each item.
Compacts and Smoking Accessories.
vised & Expanded 2nd Edition
. Roseann
Ettinger. Two fascinating 20th century fashion
accessories, the cigarette case and the compact,
in hundreds of color photographs make this an
informative, beautiful study of modern design.
Arranged chronologically with a newly revised
current price guide.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Compacts: Powder and Paint.
Frances Johnson.
Popularized in the 1920s the compact became a
beautiful, yet practical woman’s fashion accessory.
In 380 color photos hundreds of compacts in various
materials and styles are shown, accompanied by a
delightful history and stories of the girls who did or
did not paint themselves up to attract boys. A price
guide is included for collectors.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Vintage Compacts & Beauty Accessories.
Lynell Schwartz. Over 500 color photographs
illustrate this look at compacts and beauty ac-
cessories. It explores the artistic contributions
of manufacturers and designers and European
influences, and features early advertisements
and celebrity endorsements. Revised & current
price guide.
Price Guide • 176 pp.
vintage buttons & buckles
The Collector’s Encyclopedia of Buttons.
vised 6th Edition
. Sally C. Luscomb. This is the best
introduction to the world of buttons that has ever
been written. Over 3,000 buttons, covering all periods,
all organized in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format.
About Buttons: A Collector’s Guide, 150
A.D. to the Present.
Peggy Ann Osborne.
Presents over 10,000 buttons of all imaginable
materials from 150 AD to the present in full color
and relates their history and development around
the world. It is certain to become the “bible” for
the button enthusiast or dealer.
Value Guide • 320 pp.
Button Button: Identification and Price Guide.
Second Edition
. Peggy Ann Osborne. A concise,
colorful, easy-to-use guide to the wonderful world
of buttons, it provides collectors with the information
they need to identify the age, material, and desirability
of nearly every button, and provides a price guide to
help determine it value. Buttons of every imaginable
type are included with full color photos to help in
the identification.
Price Guide • 160 pp. ISBN: 0-7643-0082-2 • soft
Fun Buttons.
Peggy Ann Osborne. A delightful,
informative collection of buttons from all over the
world and covering three centuries. Organized by
materials and themes, these fun buttons include
children’s subjects, animals, fairies, fruit, vehicles
and sports designs. They will amuse and fascinate
collectors, dealers, and those who sew. A price
guide and a list of button collector clubs and
organizations make this a wonderful reference.
Price Guide • 144 pp.
Collecting Men’s Belt Buckles.
Joseph V. Saitta.
Men’s belt buckles from the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries are presented in 455 color photographs and
engaging text. Military, police, fire service, western,
youth group, and multi-function buckles (some contain-
ing cigarette lighters, knives, and guns) are included.
Current market values are provided.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Fashion Buckles: Common to Classic.
Gerald McGrath & Janet Meana. A complete
look at women’s fashion buckles with over a
thousand color photos. Belt buckles and clasps,
shoe buckles, and rare and unusual pieces are
displayed in glass, metal, plastic, and natural
materials. Each has a complete description,
including size and current value.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 1069 color photos • Value
sewing tools
Spinning Wheels & Accessories.
Michael B.
Taylor & David A. Pennington. Over 350 color
photos illustrate the American spinning wheel
from 1775-1900, with substantial sections on
fancy European wheels and accessories. Shaker
wheels, patent wheels, famous makers, chair
wheels, Irish castle wheels, double flyer wheels,
and an appendix of 1000 makers and their marks.
Price guide with captions • 208 pp.
The Story of Antique Needlework Tools.
Bridget McConnel. The history and diversity of
needlework tools from ancient Egypt through
the 20th century are identified. Nearly 500 pho-
tographs beautifully illustrate needles, bodkins,
pin cushions, thimbles, bobbins, clamps, hooks,
shuttles, measuring tapes, waxers, winders, and
more. A special section features representative
tools from private collections. Three appendices,
values, and an index are included.
Price Guide/Index • 250 pp.
The Story of the Thimble: An Illustrated
Guide for Collectors.
Bridget McConnel. Over
2000thimbles illustrated infullcolor,withadetailed
maintenance, and display, and a list of thimble col-
lectors’ organizations throughout the world make
Size:81/2"x11"•2000+ thimbles
Collecting Figural Tape Measures.
Elizabeth &
Douglas Arbittier and Janet & John Morphy. Over 700
sewing tape measures in brass, wood, celluloid and
porcelain figural shapes, dating from the 1820s to
the present. Photos show tape measures in hundreds
of variations from animals and birds to people and
their houses. The captions describe their particular
winding mechanisms.
Size:6"x9"•500colorphotos Price Guide • 128 pp.
furniture: contemporary
Studio Furniture: from Today’s Leading
Tina Skinner. Meet more than
50 master wood craftsmen who help define the
emerging studio furniture movement. Their
work ranges from footstools to elaborate en-
tertainment and office centers. The vast range
of imagination and craftsmanship will delight
and enthrall.
Mind & Hand: Contemporary Studio
The Furniture Society. Beautiful
contemporary furniture, designed and made
by 55 U.S. woodworkers who are members
of The Furniture Society of Asheville, North
Carolina. Seating, case furniture and accessories
demonstrate the healthy state of handmade
furniture today.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 175+ color photos • Index
David N. Ebner: Studio Furniture.
Nancy N.
Schiffer. This designer-craftsman’s work subtly
surpasses the limits of the furniture world and
often crosses over into the realm of sculpture.
See more than 340 color photos and sketches of
Ebner’s designs for diverse forms created with
“twisted sticks,” tubular metal, iron sections,
and bamboo laminates. Especially interesting
are projects he continues to design today in his
ever-evolving style.
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