Push Button Perfect

Wayne's Radios

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Oh I do love a piano-key push button radio.  The very latest must have in mid-fifties radio and to me they just shout sophistication. Here are two of the latest additions to the Wayne’s Radios collection and, even in their pre-restored state, these divas are just too darn handsome to be hidden away on a shelf in the store.  The smaller of the two is a Bush VHF 71 made in London in 1958 and the larger, a 1959 Diora Calypso 62015 from Poland. I think the Calypso wins hands down.  It’s big, bold and brassy. Just when I’d got that one sorted, another cat crept in, and now I just don’t know .. P1090161 If big is beautiful, the 1959 Orien from Hungary is definitely in with a chance.  This one is bigger and bolder and brassier.  With its blingy patterned tuner glass and a tantalising twelve piano keys, it must be…

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The Top 5 Creepy Vintage and Antique Objects

Wild Wednesday Presents,

The Top 5 Creepy Vintage and Antique Objects

ID-100279785Halloween is fast approaching and after having found some creepy things in my backyard this October, I thought it would be a treat to share with you what I believe to be the creepiest vintage objects and antiques out there.

They may not be the scariest upon first glance but they could possess more than you bargained for.

Way Back When Medical Equipment: The older the equipment, the more it sends shivers up [and down] my spine. Syringes, amputation knives, skull saws and hemorrhoid as well as hernia tools are only a few of the items I am pertaining to.

The health industry has sure come along way! I remember a few months ago seeing a vintage leather doctor bag my dad had and I thought it was pretty sick. What is even cooler is thinking of what may of been in it, once…

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Vintage Suitcases

The Golden Age of Travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries set the stage for the travel industry of the 21st, which is why the nostalgia of vintage suitcases is so appealing to decorators and antiques collectors alike. A relic from a bygone era with a history all its own, the vintage suitcase is more than just an old box.

The Golden Age of Travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries set the stage for the travel industry of the 21st, which is why the nostalgia of vintage suitcases is so appealing to decorators and antiques collectors alike. A relic from a bygone era with a history all its own, the vintage suitcase is more than just an old box.