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Vintage Souvenirs

All manner of souvenirs from World Fairs to a wide variety of attractions and places both near and far.  Note: Souvenir items made of paper will be primarily in the Ephemera/Paper category.

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Old Washington DC Ashtray. Shell lifts up to reveal ashtray. Heavy Bronze.



S#1

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Celluloid Figural Souvenir Pig from Wilmington Delaware.  Sewing tape measure is pulled from Pig's behind. Works well. Ca. 1930s-40s
 
 
S#1

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Plastic horse: Marked on the rear quarters of the horse "Souvenir of Oklahoma City" Measures:  8" in length.


S#7

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Metal Horse head. Probably Bronze, marked Souvenir of Cincinnati, Ohio on the front base. Measures: 3.5" in height.

S#11

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Metal shoe shaped pincushion, from 1964 World's Fair in New York. Marked "JB" on the underside. (Johnson Brothers?) Measures: 3.5" in length.

S43

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Old composition Miss Florida,  Bobbin Head/Nodder. Excellent condition. 5" in height.

S51

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Watkins Glen, NY. vintage silouhette picture. 5"x 4".

S50

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Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. Silhouette picture, over a Yellowstone Park scene. Measures: 6" x 4"

S50

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The Breakers Hotel and Casino, Palm Beach, Florida.  Photo paperweight. Ca. 1900. A little moisture mark around top edge of photos. Measures: 4" x 2.5"
 
S61

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Stephen Douglas Park, Chicago, Ill. Photo paperweight, ca. 1900.  Measures: 4" x 2.5"

S61

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Old metal donkey, souvenir from Atlantic City, New Jersey, and marked such on the back. Stands: 3" in lenght, and height.

S19

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Mississippi-The Magnolia State souvenir plate. 10" in diameter. Made by Homer Laughin.

S#19

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Metal ashtray, Fort Knox, KY, souvenir. Measures: 2.5" in length. Made in the USA

S#19

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Small pair of binoculars inside a faux leather case marked Winnipeg (Canada) Image of an Indian and a Mountie on each side. Snap works. Kids item, 1950s.

S20

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Atomic Energy Commission 1964-65 NY Worlds Fair Souvenir Irradiated Dime token. Not the original dime.

S38

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Old bronze Mannekin Pis figure, souvenir from Brussels, Belgium. 3" in height.

S38

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Cologne Cathedral german pinback button. Measures about : 1" x 1"

S41

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Small celluloid Piggie sewing measure. This souvenir item is from Miller, South Dakota. Excellent condition, tape measure works well.

S43

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Washington D.C.~US Capitol old celluloid tape measure. Measure wont retract and is frayed at the end.
S43

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Very old metal Washington D.C. souvenir medallion. Measures about 1" square.
 
S43

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Blue Hills Wine & Liquor Co. metal ashtray. Located in Mattapan, Mass. Circa 1950s item.

S21

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Decorative copper bottle opener with images from Rio Guanabara, places around Rio de Janiero. 9" in length.

S28

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1955 wool Dayonta Beach souvenir pennant. Dated with beach scene. 16" in length.

S25

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Lot: four old smaller souvenir pennants. All of older soft felt variety and measure 12" in length. 1 Black Hills, South Dakota. Image of Mt. Rushmore. 2. Snoqualmie Falls, Wash. Blue felt with image of the Falls. 2. Puyallup Fair, blue felt with image of Cowboy on a bucking Bronco. Alexandria, Virgina-maroon felt,featuring image of the George Washington Masonic Temple.

S25

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Lot of 4 of vintage souvenirs: All of the soft felt variety and are smaller, measuring 12" in length. 1. Skyline Drive,Virginia, red felt. 2. San Diego Zoo, blue felt, with images of animals. 3. Missoula,Montana. Blue felt. 4. National Wax Museum (long defunct) Washington D.C., Purple felt, featuring an image of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

S25

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Metal ashtray with small functional roulette wheel underglass in the middle of the tray. 5" in diameter. Dated 1978, Karol Western Corp. There is a knob under the ashtray, which spins the wheel.

S21

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Old figural enamel lapel pin, featuring the coast at Fleetwood, Lancashire, England.

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Casino de Monte Carlo, 100 France Sterling Silver medallion which chain.
 
S97

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1933 Chicago Century of Progress/World's Fair Items:  Etched blue glass; Belguim Exhibit Wooden Sewing Pin Cushion and Thread Holder;  Large Key, 8" with embossed image of Travel & Transport exhibit on one side and Hall of Science on the other.

S#3

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Cranberry Flash Glass souvenir miniature pitcher from Natural Bridge, Virginia. Dated 1905
 
 
S#4

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Old pot metal souvenirs from Washington D.C.: Washington Monument thermometer & Capitol Building.

S52

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Old ceramic San Francisco souvenir ashtray.  6.75" square. Showing popular places around San Francisco. Made by Treasurecraft in the USA. Small chip under one side of the rim.

TY28

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Century of Progress~World's Fair 1933 in Chicago silk hankerchief. Shows Administrative Building, Snyder Hats. Nice shape, couple of small stains.

S#12

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Heavy metal souvenir ashtray. Has a badge : Union Station, St. Louis, and an embossed figure of a stag or perhaps a moose. Appears to be lead, or some other heavier metal. Marked on the back side  K & Co. (?). Measures: 5" in length.

S#21

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(2) Identical Hershey Park souvenir pillow case. Circa 1940s/50s. 20" square including the fringe.  Excellent nearly new condition.

S#16 & TY 28

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Atlantic City souvenir pillow case. Circa 1940s/50s. Pillow case measures 20" square, including fringe.  Excellent nearly new condition.

S#16

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Alaska 49th State coin, 1959.  Worth a dollar in trade during  1959.

S56

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Pittsburgh Aquarium, 2 glass souvenir dishes. Circa 1950s-60s. Excellent condition. Measure: 6.5" x 5"

TY28

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Nine souvenir spoons from the Chicago 1933 World's Fair; " A Century of Progress"  Silver Plate made by Century Silverplate. 6" in length. Three different themes and decorations on the spoons:(3) Ft. Dearborn; (3)Hall of Science;(3) Travel & Transport; and (1)General Exhibits Group. One I cleaned a little, the others need cleaning.

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Close Up of one spoon
 

S#7

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Three Glass Ashtrays: Hotel Tropicana,Las Vegas; Hotel Sahara, Las Vegas; Satellite Motel, Ocean City, Md.


S#6

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Pieta Figure~Vatican Pavilion New York World's Fair 1964-65. 6" in height. Wooden base, chalk or ceramic figure.
 
 
S#7

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Small, early 1900s cranberry flash glass souvenir from Washington D.C.,  Stands approx. 3" in height.

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Old Cast Iron Drunk hugging a lampost, and Call girl leaning on a lampost. Both marked Williamsburg, Virginia. Measure:4.5" in height
 
 
S#5
 

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Large metal souvenir penny from Bozeman, Montana. Measures almost 3" in diameter.

S56

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Old Washington Masonic National Memorial, Alexandria Virginia paperweight.
S61

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Turtle with bobbin' tail and head. Plastic w/ decal : Key West, Fla.



S#5

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Aluminum Empire State Building Ashtray. 4" square.



S#5

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Lot: 20 New Orleans 1960s & 1970s Mardi Gras Token/Coins. Made of aluminum. Some duplicates. 1.5" in diameter
 
 
S#5

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Close Up of One of the above coins


S#5

   

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Lot of three Ceramic souvenir shoes. All about 6" in length. Images on the shoes represent: Niagra, New York;  The Maplewoold Hotel, Bethlehem,N.H.; Magazine at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

S#6

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Vintage Walt Disney World Donald Duck hat. Squeeze the bill and it squeaks.

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Nautical Gardens and Boardwalk, Revere Beach, Massachusetts. Early 1900s personalized porcelain tea cup and saucer.

S97

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Unisphere,New York World's Fair. Marked on the underneath-Unisphere presented by United States Steel, dated  1961 New York World's Fair 1965-65. Made by Topping Inc, Elyria, OH. Plastic base, metal sphere and rings. 3.5" in height.


S#7

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Metal ashtray with glass covered image of Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Mass. Measures: 5.25" diameter.

S#12

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A souvenir from Universal Theaters Concession Co., Chicago, Ill. "The Smallest Waggons" made in Germany. Circa 1930s souvenir is the size of a matchbox, and contains a small wooden model of a kid's wagon, which needs to be constructed. Small paper instructions.

S28

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Music Temple, Milwaukee, Wis. glass paperweight. Couple of small nicks and scratches to the glass.

S29

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Anchorage, Alaska~Alaska's Cultural Centre coin. Limited Edition, Monte Millkin, Anchorage, Ak. Sealed in plastic case.

S56

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MacPuffin Dollar, Cape Breton Tourist Association, Nova Scotia. Metal coin, expired in 1979.

S55

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Old US Capitol/Washington Monument & Apollo 11: Armstrong,Collins, Aldrin key chains.

S55

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New York World's Fair 1933, small ladel. 6" in height. Marked National Silver Co. A1.

S55

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Rubber "Quebec"  squeeze toy. 7" in height. Works. Little Quebecer fellow, embossed in large letters on the back "Quebec"
 
S55

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Prince Edward souvenir coin, 1973. Lady Slipper on the flip side.

S56

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Wonder Cave & Gravity House souvenir coin, San Marcos, Texas.
 
S56

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Electric Tower, Buffalo, NY, very old metal stick pin, early 1900s.  Smaller than a dime in size.

S56

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Parrsboro, Novia Scotia souvenir token, showing world's smallest dinosaur track (as noted on reverse side) Found by Eldon George.

S58

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Lot of metal souvenirs from Washington DC. : The White House; The US Capitol; Lincoln Memorial; and the Washington Monument thermostat. Circa 1950s-60s.

S58

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NY Worlds Fair 1964-65 ashtray.  4" square. Very good.

S62

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Old  souvenir from Atlantic City, NJ.  Plastic figures of  See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil monkeys. Desk item designed to seperate and hold papers.

S62

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Demitasse cup and saucer~ Souvenir de la Bouille, as it says on the reverse side of the image of the boat. Town on the French coast.

S63

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Isbrandtsen Lines/American Export ashtray. Very good condition.

S64

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 Cornell University souvenir glass tray. With scenes from around campus. Approx.  8.5" x 6.5"  Excellent condition.
S64

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New York World's Fair 1939 metal book mark. Approx. 4.5" in length.

S65

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American President (Cruise) Lines ashtray.
 
S65

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Club Savannah souvenir wooden mallet. Ca. 1940s.  Located at 68 W. 3rd. St, NYC.  7" in length.

S65

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Playboy Club souvenir glass ashtray. Approx. 4" square.
 
S66

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Two Washington DC souvenir forks. Marked Woodward & Lothrop on the backside, and made in Italy. Possibly Sterling. Measure: 4" in length.

S67

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Walt Disney World ashtray. Circa 1970s, made in Japan. 5" diameter.

S75

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Set of four plastic tea bag holders, souvenir from Chicago's South Street. Made in Hong Kong, circa  1960s.

S75

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Gasparilla Pirate Festival metal token, held in Tampa, Florida.  Date unknown.
 
S75 

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Virginia's Largest Town, Vienna, Virginia 75th Anniversary souvenir token.  1890-1965.
 
S75

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Two glass 1964-65 New York World's Fair glass dishes. Measure: 5"x 4" . Copyrighted 1961-63  N.Y.W.F.  Perfect condition.
 
S80

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Louisiana Downs large ceramic ashtray. 8.5" in diameter. Circa 1970s. Excellent condition.
 
S80

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming metal belt buckle. Made by James Lind, 1976, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Wyoming Studio Art Works.
 
S90

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Small old Will Rogers Shrine, Colorado pennant. About 7.5" in length.
 
S90

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Silver City Casino, Las Vegas lucky horseshoe/penny souvenir. 1975, Very good condition.
 
S90

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Ohio Turnpike souvenir small glass dish from the early 1950s, when this road was completed.
 
S90

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Sterling Silver NY City souvenir spoon, featuring the obelisk in Central Park. Measures 6" in length. Ca. late 1800s to early 1900s.
 
 

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Wendell August, Pittsburgh, Pa. souvenir plate. Measures: 4.5" diameter; Made of aluminum. Original box, and paperwork. Mint
 
TY61 

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Cranberry flash glass souvenir pitcher from Woodbury, Pa. Early 1900s. Ex. condition.
 
S92
 
 

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Hotel Adlon~decorative enamel matchbox safe from the famous Berlin hotel. This dates from the mid 1930s. Enamel on the top (pictured)over brass which is around the sides and underside. Marked "A.Stubbe" in the underside, noted German maker of enamel items and pins from the same period. Looks like small repair to white enamel, bottom right. Measures 1 3/4" by 1 1/8"
 
S76
 
 

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The Carillon Tower- litho over metal w/ mirror on the reverse side, souvenir from the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair. Measures: 2 1/8" in diameter.
 
S76
 

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Small vintage souvenir from Copenhagen/Kobenhavn, mermaid sitting on a stone. Approx. 3"  in height.
 
S92

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Lot of 4 Wild Pony Swim metal ashtrays, celebrating the yearly migration of wild horses from Asseteague to Chicoteague. Circa 1960s.
S92

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Fontenelle Hotel, Golden Spike Days, Omaha, Nebraska 1939 souvenir ashtray. Perfect condtion.
 
S92

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Souvenir Buffalo nickle from Bushkill Falls, Pa. Otherside has embossed buffalo. 3" diameter.
 
S93

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NY  1964-65 World's Fair souvenir plate, 8" in diameter.  Perfect condition.
 
S94

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Montana ceramic souvenir watering can. 4.5" in height. Circa 1960s. Made in Japan/Smith Western. Very good.
 
S96
   

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Tower of London, Nickle-Silver souvenir coins, in original boxes.
 
S95

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Southern California Fair, Riverside California, 1930 souvenir medal.

S96

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White Sulpher Springs souvener plate, features the Greenbrier and other local attractions. 6" in diameter. Japan, 1950s-60s. No damage.

S98

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Small ceramic souvenir dish, ca. 1940s from White Post, Virginia. 2"x 2"  

                                                                                                  S98

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Ad thermometer featuring the Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC, with the Potamac River in the foreground and cherry blossoms entering the image from the sides. Thermometer works. Measures 8"x10". Compliments from Winchester Wholesale Grocery Corp, Winchester, Va. 1945.

S98

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Vintage Repubic of San Marino ashtray set. Made of pottery in Rep. of San Marino, vintage 1950s-60s. One has crack and was repaired.

S98

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1964-65 NY World's Fair souvenir ceramic stein. Made in Japan. 9" tall.

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Vintage 1950s-60s Florida ceramic ashtray. Mint condition.

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Danbury, Connecticut 1905 State Fair souvenir medal/pin.
 
S100

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Philadelphia Liberty Bell souvenir ashtray. Made by Fox Co., Phila, Pa. Weighty metal, highly decorated. Original box.

S100

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