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1940's Rare Sheaffer Pen
                                        Company's V-Mail canister
                                        un-opened! Great Display WWII1940's Rare
                                        Sheaffer Pen Company's V-Mail
                                        canister un-opened! Great
                                        Display WWII1940's Rare
                                        Sheaffer Pen Company's V-Mail
                                        canister un-opened! Great
                                        Display WWII1940's Rare
                                        Sheaffer Pen Company's V-Mail
                                        canister un-opened! Great
                                        Display WWII1940's Rare
                                        Sheaffer Pen Company's V-Mail
                                        canister un-opened! Great
                                        Display WWII











1940's Rare Sheaffer Pen Company's V-Mail canister un-opened! Great Display WWII

Un-opened tube of V-Mail. Excellent condition, 9" tall by 3" wide. Fun find for the Military buff or Novelty ephemera collector.

WWII US V-mail Stationary Tube....Some history below;

Staying in touch with family and friends stationed overseas was just as important in World War II as it is in current military undertakings. Fast, free, and difficult for the enemy to intercept, victory mail (or "V-Mail"). "V-Mail" when adopted by the United States, the Airgraph Service was first developed by the British Post Office in response to the Italians closing of the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean Sea to Allied forces.

The United States adopted the Airgraph Service, renaming it "victory mail" or "V-Mail," on June 15, 1942, and it was in use until April 1, 1945. Where it had taken up to a month for standard mail delivery by ship, V-Mail delivery could take as little as twelve days or less using aircraft. Air transport also had the added benefit of minimizing the likelihood of enemy interception, although censors still insured that any potentially useful or damaging information was deleted from all messages. One final benefit was that letters could never be "lost in the mail"-with serial numbers on the forms and originals held on file, any message that was lost in transit could be reproduced and sent to the addressee.

Excellent gift idea for the Military or Ephemera collector!
Please see photos and email with any questions prior to purchase.

Item No. bnt-10668 $75.00


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RARE Vintage
                                        Advertising Country Store
                                        Cracker Biscuit Round Lid
                                        Sunshine Biscuits Loose Wiles
                                        Glass Window CoverRARE
                                        Vintage Advertising Country
                                        Store Cracker Biscuit Round Lid
                                        Sunshine Biscuits Loose Wiles
                                        Glass Window CoverRARE
                                        Vintage Advertising Country
                                        Store Cracker Biscuit Round Lid
                                        Sunshine Biscuits Loose Wiles
                                        Glass Window CoverRARE
                                        Vintage Advertising Country
                                        Store Cracker Biscuit Round Lid
                                        Sunshine Biscuits Loose Wiles
                                        Glass Window Cover










RARE Vintage Advertising Country Store Cracker Biscuit Round Lid Sunshine Biscuits Loose Wiles Glass Window Cover

Very hard to find round lid with original glass door.

Early on, barrels and crates of biscuits were delivered by horse and wagon, set out in the general store and sold to the consumer by the measure. Since most of the products were dispensed in bulk, these scarce covers would allow for the clerk or consumer to open the window to obtain the amount of biscuits that would go home with them.

Joseph Loose was a member of the Nabisco’s Board of Directors, in 1902 along with his brother Jacob and John H Wiles, he liquidated his holdings in National Biscuit Company and formed the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company in Kansas City. In 1912 Loose-Wiles opened their ‘Thousand Window” bakery on Long Island, which remained the largest bakery building in the world until 1955.

Outside of some tarnishing and wear to the metal surround...this is in wonderful condition for the age.
Measures approx. 12.25" outside diameter and glass door is 9.75".

Please see photos and email with any questions prior to purchase.

Item No. bnt-10643 $145.00







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1930's Rare 1 Year Auto
                                        Cleaner and Polish ~ Graphic
                                        Advertising Tin, Branscombe
                                        Chicago1930's Rare 1 Year Auto
                                        Cleaner and Polish ~ Graphic
                                        Advertising Tin, Branscombe
                                        Chicago1930's Rare 1 Year Auto
                                        Cleaner and Polish ~ Graphic
                                        Advertising Tin, Branscombe
                                        Chicago1930's Rare 1 Year Auto
                                        Cleaner and Polish ~ Graphic
                                        Advertising Tin, Branscombe
                                        Chicago












1930's Rare 1 Year Auto Cleaner and Polish ~ Graphic Advertising Tin, Branscombe Chicago

Here is a fun but faded tin with paper label that shows a 1930's automobile on the front. 1 Auto Cleaner and Polish.

On the back it shows many other uses. Shows the company was from Wolcott Ave in Chicago Ill. I cannot find another can or the company so hard to say how long they were in business. Fun and rare advertising piece.

Measures 4.75" by 3"

Item No. bnt-10433 $38.00



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Vintage Well Loved Original
                                        Gargoyle Mobiloil Single Sided
                                        Porcelain SignVintage
                                        Well Loved Original Gargoyle
                                        Mobiloil Single Sided Porcelain
                                        SignVintage
                                        Well Loved Original Gargoyle
                                        Mobiloil Single Sided Porcelain
                                        Sign










Vintage Well Loved Original Gargoyle Mobiloil Single Sided Porcelain Sign

Vintage original Gargoyle Mobiloil single sided porcelain sign. This baby has been around awhile. Dings, dents and some minor creases. Still has a heavy old bracket on one side. Note pics for the paint loss.

Still a good 100% original vintage 1920s-30s 'ask for gargoyle mobiloil' porcelain sign. Sign is a single sided, measures 24 by 19 1/2. Hard to find the originals anymore. Remaining porcelain overall even with it's blemishes and still a great display and conversation piece.  Pictures speak for themselves. Lays pretty flat.

Measures 19 1/2" x 24". Great addition to your collection of garage art of gift for that favorite guys man cave.

Item No. bnt-10649 $475.00


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  Vintage AAA License State
                                        Auto Club License Plate Topper
                                        Emblem ~ MINNESOTAVintage AAA License State
                                        Auto Club License Plate Topper
                                        Emblem ~ MINNESOTAVintage AAA
                                        License State Auto Club License
                                        Plate Topper Emblem ~ MINNESOTAVintage AAA
                                        License State Auto Club License
                                        Plate Topper Emblem ~ MINNESOTA
 








Vintage AAA License State Auto Club License Plate Topper Emblem ~ MINNESOTA

Vintage Original AAA Minnesota State Automobile Association License Plate Topper Has Some wear but Has Great display.

A great garage art find or use on your rat rod. Used but with minor wear, not sure of the age.

Original A.A.A Minnesota Licence Plate Topper. This piece is in great condition again with only minor wear, some scratches. Very good for display purposes, still holds much original paint.  Made of a thick steel with indented lettering.

Measures approx. 5.25 inches tall and 10 inches long

item # bnt-10582 $88.00







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LARGE ANTIQUE RED / BLUE
                                        GAS & OIL RACK - GARDEN OR
                                        GENERAL STORE USELARGE ANTIQUE RED / BLUE
                                        GAS & OIL RACK - GARDEN OR
                                        GENERAL STORE USE











LARGE ANTIQUE RED / BLUE GAS & OIL RACK -
GARDEN OR GENERAL STORE USE

1930's American depression era richly colored red and blue industrial service station steel battery? and oil cans? gas pump island display rack.
Great three tiered piece that would be fabulous in your store for display or garden for showing off several plants and decorations.
Great art deco design to the front of the bottom two racks. The wire grate inserts are
removable. This rack is one piece and does not fold up.

Fun piece of memorabilia and great graphics Red, blue coloration, great condition. Please see photos.

Dimensions: 59" T, 38" W, Graduated shelving Bottom, 14.75", Middle 11.25", Top 9" (width)

Shipping extra. Would suggest Fed-ex oil and/or u-ship.com for quotes.

Item #bnt10316 $895.00


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Rare 'Want Ad' Cigars Box,
                                        c. 1800's Wooden Cigar Box with
                                        Labels ~ Antique TobaccianaRare 'Want Ad'
                                        Cigars Box, c. 1800's Wooden
                                        Cigar Box with Labels ~ Antique
                                        TobaccianaRare 'Want Ad'
                                        Cigars Box, c. 1800's Wooden
                                        Cigar Box with Labels ~ Antique
                                        TobaccianaRare 'Want Ad'
                                        Cigars Box, c. 1800's Wooden
                                        Cigar Box with Labels ~ Antique
                                        Tobacciana







Rare 'Want Ad' Diplomaticos Cigars Box, c. 1800's Wooden Cigar Box with Labels ~ Antique Tobacciana

I've looked high and low and cannot find this cigar box to reference. This is probably a good thing as it seems to be very hard to find.

For the age, this piece is very good. Still a lot of original labeling and paper advertising. In black lettering the box shows Diplomaticos,
The Daily Advertiser ~ Want Ad, Brings Results for 5c.

There is a label that shows two makers....Simon & Mawe Co. Lincoln Neb and Joseph Weinreich Maker. Only the guys that know this stuff
will understand......

There is a 'freshness tape' that covers some of the writings. Note the interior is clean and has the original paper labeling on the inside
of the lid. Somewhat rippled but there and still bright.

An excellent box for the collector or a perfect Christmas gift for the cigar smoker and hobbiest.

This measures approx. 8.5" Long by 4.5" Tall by 5" Deep.

Item # bnt-10640 $75.00


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Antique reverse painted
                                        glass dentist sign ~ K.J.
                                        Williamson







Antique reverse painted glass dentist sign ~ K.J. Williamson

Reverse painted glass dentist sign ~ K.J. Williamson

Very nice early glass store front reverse painted 'General Dentistry' sign with gold gilt lettering. Some of the black background is flaking due to age. Great piece of History

Measuring approx. 22" by 7"

Item No. bnt-10104 $145.00














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Antique Rock Spring Soda
                                        Door Push ~ Tin Advertising
                                        SignAntique Rock Spring Soda
                                        Door Push ~ Tin Advertising
                                        Sign





Original and vintage Rock Spring Soda door push

Very nice old metal sign, about 4 x 24" in size.
It could have been for a kick plate or door push as well. It's not dated,
but I am guessing it's from the late 40s or so.
Shows some slight  wear, small pain flakes and some dings.

Rare and fun addition to your sign collection. Make sure to see the other one close as it came from same estate. Actual shipping charged.

Item no# bnt-10001 $65.00



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Antique Beverages - Soda
                                        Door Push ~ Tin Advertising
                                        SignAntique Beverages - Soda
                                        Door Push ~ Tin Advertising
                                        Sign





Original and vintage Beverages door push

Very nice old metal sign, about 4 x 24" in size. It could have been for a kick plate or door push as well. It's not dated, but I am guessing it's from the late 40s or so.
Shows some slight  wear, small pain flakes and some dings and some warpage or bends.

Rare and fun addition to your sign collection. Make sure to see the other one close as it came from same estate. Actual shipping charged.

item # bnt-10003 $42.00



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Vintage Sportcraft Carlton
                                        3 Plastic Badminton
                                        ShuttlecocksVintage Sportcraft Carlton
                                        3 Plastic Badminton
                                        ShuttlecocksVintage Sportcraft Carlton
                                        3 Plastic Badminton
                                        Shuttlecocks







Vintage Sportcraft Carlton 3 Plastic Badminton Shuttlecocks

Vintage Yard Game, Vintage Advertising Tin.Vintage Tin  full of 3  Sportcraft Carlton Plastic Badminton Shuttlecocks for Outdoor or indoor play.

Great graphics of a soldier with a badminton shuttle cock as a helmet. Made In England.

Very good condition and fun collectible.

item # bnt-10018 $19.50





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1992 DC COMICS Batman
                                        Figure (Batman Returns Movie)
                                        14" ~ No box1992 DC
                                        COMICS Batman Figure (Batman
                                        Returns Movie) 14" ~ No
                                        box1992 DC
                                        COMICS Batman Figure (Batman
                                        Returns Movie) 14" ~ No
                                        box1992 DC
                                        COMICS Batman Figure (Batman
                                        Returns Movie) 14" ~ No
                                        box1992 DC
                                        COMICS Batman Figure (Batman
                                        Returns Movie) 14" ~ No
                                        box











1992 DC COMICS Batman Figure (Batman Returns Movie) 14" ~  No box

A 1992 DC Comics -- Batman movie -- 14" Batman figure. He is used and has a few minor marks on him. Still very nice.

As-found in estate purchase. Could use a mild cleaning on the plastic. Cape looks good. No odors or major problems. Fun collectible.

Item no. # bnt-10596 $22.00


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Vintage Tin Hand Made Sign,
                                        1960's No Parking At Any Time
                                        Police OrderVintage Tin Hand Made Sign,
                                        1960's No Parking At Any Time
                                        Police OrderVintage Tin Hand Made Sign,
                                        1960's No Parking At Any Time
                                        Police Order







Vintage Tin Hand Made Sign, 1960's No Parking At Any Time Police Order

This sign is made out of a sheet of aluminum by a sign company and signed by the employee that made it on the back, C. East. It measures 29" x 15" . 

The sign has some small dings and light scratches. A great piece for your Hot Rod Shop wall, Garage Art, Home or Office. or perhaps a gag gift for that
policeman in the family.

Please see photos and email with questions.

item # bnt-10032 SOLD
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American Snowmobile Oil 1
                                        quart can Graphic Red, White and
                                        BlueAmerican Snowmobile Oil 1
                                        quart can Graphic Red, White and
                                        BlueAmerican Snowmobile Oil 1
                                        quart can Graphic Red, White and
                                        Blue







American Snowmobile Oil 1 quart can Graphic Red, White and Blue

A vintage AMERICAN Snowmobile Oil can. This is a 1 quart cardboard can. The can shows some soiling and paint loss in lower area. Also some very minor scratches and/or rubs here there too.

Item No. bnt-10432 SOLD
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Antique 1906 Tin Bucklen's
                                        Arnica Salve ~ The Best Salve in
                                        the WorldAntique 1906 Tin Bucklen's
                                        Arnica Salve ~ The Best Salve in
                                        the WorldAntique 1906 Tin Bucklen's
                                        Arnica Salve ~ The Best Salve in
                                        the World







Antique 1906 Tin Bucklen's Arnica Salve ~ The Best Salve in the World

This tin and product is listed in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

This is a really nice original container that I believe still contains salve in it. This was made from 1906 - 1908. The tin has amazing graphics! Tin is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 3/4 inches thick. There is raised lettering on the backside.

Here is an add from 1891:

Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve in the world for Cuts, Bruise Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns and all Skin Eruptions, and positively cures Piles or no pay required.

item # bnt-10422 $17.50




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Vintage Tin Hand Made Sign,
                                        1960's No Parking At Any Time
                                        Police Order







Hand painted wood sign Employee's Drive Slow Antique Sign ~ Garage Art

Hand painted wood sign Employee's Drive Slow Antique Sign

Antique 1930's hand painted sign

Early as-found estate find. Very cool old pine wood sign
"Employees Drive Slow"
White with black lettering. Great for  Garage Art.

Shipping in the US $22.00

item # bnt-10290 $215.00






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Crescent Bronze... since
                                        1922 Antique Tin of Palegold
                                        Bronze Powder, full.Crescent Bronze... since
                                        1922 Antique Tin of Palegold
                                        Bronze Powder, full.Crescent Bronze... since
                                        1922 Antique Tin of Palegold
                                        Bronze Powder, full.Crescent Bronze... since
                                        1922 Antique Tin of Palegold
                                        Bronze Powder, full.Crescent Bronze... since
                                        1922 Antique Tin of Palegold
                                        Bronze Powder, full.







Crescent Bronze... since 1922 Antique Tin of Palegold Bronze Powder, full.

Great little tin of Crescent Palegold Brilliant Bronze Powder. This is realmetallic flakes ...  "use to decorative painting to faux finishing, Crescent Bronze paints and coatings are formulated with real metallic flakes and crafted like no other, providing you with superior, custom finishes"

The can has a paper label and is in very good shape for the age. Surface rust to top lid. Some very minor blemishes to label. Seems to be full. The back says quarter pound directions. Measures 2.25" x 1.75".

item # bnt-10419 $22.00


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Annette's Perfect Cleanser
                                        ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique
                                        TinAnnette's Perfect Cleanser
                                        ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique
                                        TinAnnette's Perfect Cleanser
                                        ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique
                                        TinAnnette's Perfect Cleanser
                                        ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique
                                        TinAnnette's Perfect Cleanser
                                        ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique
                                        Tin







Annette's Perfect Cleanser ~ Cannot leave a ring Antique Tin

Front says, "Annette's Perfect Cleanser, Cannot Leave a Ring, Trial Size,10 cents." Very fun for display. Developed by Annette Jennings - Patent no. 1775040 circa 1930.

Height: 2"
Diameter: 1.5"

Good vintage condition: some shelf wear and age discoloration to tin.  Please see photos

item # bnt-10421 $9.50


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Vintage Standby Celery Seed
                                        Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~
                                        Minneapolis MNVintage Standby Celery Seed
                                        Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~
                                        Minneapolis MN







Vintage Standby Celery Seed Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~ Minneapolis MN

Standby Nutmeg metal tin by Canco manufactured in Seattle,
Washington & Minneapolis, Minnesota ~ Celery Seed

Great gift for the Country or Tin collector....Excellent display

Very good used condition. Shows a small amount of surface rust on top.
Oval lid. Measures 2 3/4” x 2 1/2” x 1 1/4”.

Item # bnt - 10017 $7.50




 
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Vintage Standby Nutmeg
                                        Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~
                                        Minneapolis MNVintage Standby Nutmeg
                                        Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~
                                        Minneapolis MN







Vintage Standby Nutmeg Spice Metal Tin by Canco ~ Minneapolis MN

Standby Nutmeg metal tin by Canco manufactured in
Seattle, Washington & Minneapolis, Minnesota

Great gift for the Country or Tin collector....Excellent display

Very good to excellent condition.

Shows a very small amount of surface rust on top.
Measures 2 3/4” x 2 1/2” x 1 1/4”.

Item # bnt -10091 $9.50



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