He traded the sea for the sofa, the parrot for a budgie; it was like downsizing.
This hot mug steamin’ full of the 80’s totally wants to make you hang out on your mom’s sofa, right? (Atari 1980 Olympic Sponsor Coffee Mug for sale at Etsy.)
Who says fast food dumbs you down?
I guess, according to this 1960’s lotion dispenser, Jergens could even soften, smooth & sooth hands damaged by attacking forks and whatnot. Or maybe I’m just reading too much into the graphic.
An antique brass cigar cutter with a face that perhaps expresses the horrors of smoking?
This beautifully bizarre art deco brass cigar cutter measures approximately 3 x 1-3/4 inches. How it works is by inserting the cigr tip into the open mouth of the bat-eared gargoyle-esque man, push his chin down, and a small blade cuts the tip off. The back slides open to remove the tips. Circa 1920s or 30s.
A set of four cocktail glasses with red flamingos wading in pools of gold.
An incredibly fun pair of Porcelain Pink Spaghetti Poodle Lamps from the 1950s. (Check out my illustrated guide: Giving A Ceramic Poodle A Bath – Or How To Clean Vintage Spaghetti Figurines.)
We’re not calling them “cheesy” out of spite — these retro bikini panties include wedges of cheese in the cats and mice circle of life. Set on a backdrop of bright yellow with mod orange polka dots no less.