Archive for the ‘Old things.’ Category

6 Old Boxes of Pencils.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Do Not Disturb.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

From this gargantuan collection. Thanks to Obsessionistas.

Park life.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Bird Flash Cards, 1962.

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Pick your own.

Activity Attribute Block Cards. 1976.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

No we don’t know what that means either. At least they look good.

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Perpetual (revised).

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Our archive of some of the perpetual calendars we have found in the past 4 years.

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6 Nice dials.

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Some old German dials, mainly parking clocks. You might also like these.

Class.

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

From the archives, a collection of 1960s classroom charts.

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Some labels.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

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Ephemera from Israel.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Lots more in this ridiculously good stream.

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The 17 Designs That Bell Almost Used for the Layout of Telephone Buttons.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Via the atlantic and @jamesacurry

Blue sky thinking.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

An old cyanometer, for grading the blueness of your sky.

Coloriages (1942)

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

We found some old colouring books in Lille, published in 1942. These are our favourite pages from them.

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Things we saw in Lille.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Boxes, books, ephemera we saw or brought home.

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On the map.

Friday, August 30th, 2013

More maps than you can shake a stick it. Excellent resource right here.

Matchbox menagerie (part ii)

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Pets win prizes with these fun old Dutch matchbook animals. All of them are from here. You might also like these.

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Fractions.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Dial M for Magnificent.

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Volvelles are nice aren’t they. These are from the book ‘Reinventing the Wheel’ and also from here & here & here

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A Rainbow of Vintage Tickets.

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Via Letterology & Alan Mays Flickr.

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Snap! Abbatt Toys (date unknown).

Friday, May 10th, 2013

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Consollection.

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

The best collection of old consoles you will ever see.

Dial up.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Two old parking dials we found in Berlin. You might also like these.

A.W Faber; 1897

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

A truly dreamy old pencil/ruler/eraser catalogue from years ago.

Flagged up.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Lots of old Naval flags can be found right here.

Carte’s Animaux.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

A collection of old French classroom charts depicting various insects & things.

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