This trio of pre-Marvel Atlas Comics Tales of Suspense comic books from 1959-1960 were prized possessions to me as a young collector in the '80s. I always considered them my three favorite comics in my collection. Tales of Suspense issues 9, 10, and 17 were some of the oldest and rarest comic books I owned at the time.… Read the rest
This Sanyo vintage walkman is the M-G100 "Sportster", a portable personal cassette player that originally retailed for $119 back in 1983. Its a top-of-the-line unit with metal shell, soft touch controls, and high-tech auto reverse function so you can rock out without stopping to flip the tape over.… Read the rest
Here are just a few of the amazing peripheral accessories that were available for the powerful Hewlett-Packard HP 41C programmable calculator back in 1979-1980, including the Wand bar code reader and cartridge reader.
The Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand bar code scanner / reader
This Hewlett-Packard 82153A Wand includes its original box, instruction book, Wand Paper Keyboard, "Read Me First" flyer, bar code order form, and a sealed package of bar code sticker sheets.… Read the rest
This United Scale Models brass model train is an early 1960's piece manufactured in Japan.
Its a highly detailed Baldwin Prairie type 2-6-2 steam locomotive in standard HO scale. The original box designates it as the "Prairie King", and it was sold with a high-end Pittman DC motor.… Read the rest
A collection of vintage Primus camp stoves and lanterns.
This vintage Primus camp stove was rebadged and sold through Sears & Roebuck stores around 1978-1979. The two-burner, 10,000-btu propane stove shown here was never used and comes in its original box with instructions and fuel line.… Read the rest
A collection of vintage Cosco furniture, including high chairs, playpens, TV trays...
This is a 1975 vintage Cosco playpen model 13-182 with the "Play Zoo" pattern introduced in 1974. It's a full-size playpen, measuring 40 inches x 40 inches, and stands 29 inches in height.… Read the rest
This Ross Slinger vintage bmx bike was manufactured in Allentown, Pennsylvania around 1982 by the Chain Bicycle Corp. It is nearly identical to the Ross Snapper from the same year, complete with black frame and yellow & orange decals. The only difference is the Snapper didn't appear to include the chain guard and was missing any decals on the top tube.… Read the rest
After all these years, we finally got the opportunity to purchase an early-1980's Apple II computer, specifically the Apple II Plus model A251016. We were very excited to finally come across one, but were saddened when it didn't turn on when we got it home.… Read the rest
The Amerock Carriage House Collection: Iconic Mid-Century Home Hardware
If you were raised between the 1960s and 1980s, there's a pretty good chance either your parents, grandparents or neighbors had Amerock Carriage House hardware installed in their house. The Carriage House Collection was a very popular line of hardware designed to add an early American vibe to your home.… Read the rest