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Recently acquired rolling bar cabinet by Lane. The top opens up with a built-in rack for glasses. The doors are latched from the inside and also contain racks. There is an interior shelf as well.


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1950s Furniture

1950s furniture assortment

This is an assortment of 1950s odds and ends I've collected over the years. I especially like the googie style magazine rack next to the chair.

Strombecker Hw Miniatures

Strombecker Heywood Wakefield Miniatures
Strombecker Heywood Wakefield Miniatures

Strombecker (Strombeck-Becker) Mfg - Moline, IL
Heywood Wakefield Miniatures

George Nelson

Original George Nelson Sunburst Clock

Found this yesterday morning.  As you can see, not mint, BUT original, and, it sure is fun to find one of these for less than $10 and hold it in your hands! 

Carters Brothers Scoop Chair

Carter Brothers Scoop Chair
Carters Brothers Scoop Chair

I have a feeling this will be the only Carter Brother's Scoop chair I am ever going to find. I picked it up for $5.00.

Viintage Cherner Chair with Mid Century Modern Floor Lamp

Viintage Cherner Chair with Mid Century Modern Floor Lamp

Over the weekend, I found this vintage metal floor lamp at an antique store.  I love the simplicity of the design.  I know, I always say that, but it's true!  The yellow metal shade til

Viko Baumritter

Viko Baumritter
Viko Baumritter Detour

A little over a year ago on a Friday evening I was coming home from work and road construction forced me to take a detour.