Monthly Archives: March 2008

Brown Heels – 1920s or 1930s

After you’ve been married for a few years (3 years March 19th!), your husband starts to tolerate things less and less. Like the six crates of vintage goodies collected over 17 years, currently stacked in the garage where a CAR should be. A former jazz singer and swing dancer, I’ve enlisted the help of my busty mannequin friends to sell…

Brown Heels – 1920s or 1930s

After you’ve been married for a few years (3 years March 19th!), your husband starts to tolerate things less and less. Like the six crates of vintage goodies collected over 17 years, currently stacked in the garage where a CAR should be. A former jazz singer and swing dancer, I’ve enlisted the help of my busty mannequin friends to sell…

Fine Leather Bag

This purse was handmade by a son for his Mother on her birthday in 1965.   It is inscribed under the flap(“TO “MOM” ON HER BIRTHDAY, JUNE 17, 1965: By R.C.C.). The person who made it is close to 80 now so you can imagine the rest of the story. His mother died and he again gained the purse. We…

Fine Leather Bag

This purse was handmade by a son for his Mother on her birthday in 1965.   It is inscribed under the flap(“TO “MOM” ON HER BIRTHDAY, JUNE 17, 1965: By R.C.C.). The person who made it is close to 80 now so you can imagine the rest of the story. His mother died and he again gained the purse. We…

Chinese Silk and Satin Jacket

My father sent this as a gift to my mother when he went first returned to China before WWII. Provenance My grandfather, Julean H. Arnold, from 1902 and until his retirement in 1940 devoted himself to China and U.S. relations. Father, Harrison Arnold, was born in China on October 30, 1909 and after graduating college returned there working for Ford…

Chinese Silk and Satin Jacket

My father sent this as a gift to my mother when he went first returned to China before WWII. Provenance My grandfather, Julean H. Arnold, from 1902 and until his retirement in 1940 devoted himself to China and U.S. relations. Father, Harrison Arnold, was born in China on October 30, 1909 and after graduating college returned there working for Ford…

Metallica Concert T-Shirt

Up for bid is an extremely rare Metallica concert T-shirt from 1986. This shirt was purchased on cliff’s last tour before his tragic death. This item has a great deal of sentimental value and is close to impossible to find. Metallica Concert T-Shirt Metallica Concert T-Shirt (cached image)

Metallica Concert T-Shirt

Up for bid is an extremely rare Metallica concert T-shirt from 1986. This shirt was purchased on cliff’s last tour before his tragic death. This item has a great deal of sentimental value and is close to impossible to find. Metallica Concert T-Shirt Metallica Concert T-Shirt (cached image)

Nice Cartier Glasses – Everyone loves them

These are very nice Cartier glasses!! I recieve compliments on them everytime I wear them out. Especially when wearing them with a nice suit. There is a very small chip on them by the nose peice, but noone could ever tell unless they are in your intimate space. I hate to let them go, but I’m in need of money…

Nice Cartier Glasses – Everyone loves them

These are very nice Cartier glasses!! I recieve compliments on them everytime I wear them out. Especially when wearing them with a nice suit. There is a very small chip on them by the nose peice, but noone could ever tell unless they are in your intimate space. I hate to let them go, but I’m in need of money…

Indiana Jones’ Fedora?

ONE (1) Late 1980′s Early 1990′s EraHERBERT JOHNSON “POET” FEDORA as used in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Reblocked with New Screen Accurate Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Ribbon by Adventurebilt Hats, the Hatters for the NEW Indiana Jones Movie ! On Mar-15-08 at 18:55:33…

Indiana Jones’ Fedora?

ONE (1) Late 1980′s Early 1990′s EraHERBERT JOHNSON “POET” FEDORA as used in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Reblocked with New Screen Accurate Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Ribbon by Adventurebilt Hats, the Hatters for the NEW Indiana Jones Movie ! On Mar-15-08 at 18:55:33…

Swift Fedora and Hat Box

A very Vintage 1950′s (I believe) custom made by SWIFT, Ltd of San Francisco gray felt Fedora with a DOBBS FIFTH AVENUE NY hat box. This hat & box belonged to my great uncle. The inner leather band is embossed in gold with his initials E.C.J. There is a size tag that reads…. 7 3-8 Custom made. The crown is…

Swift Fedora and Hat Box

A very Vintage 1950′s (I believe) custom made by SWIFT, Ltd of San Francisco gray felt Fedora with a DOBBS FIFTH AVENUE NY hat box. This hat & box belonged to my great uncle. The inner leather band is embossed in gold with his initials E.C.J. There is a size tag that reads…. 7 3-8 Custom made. The crown is…

1840-1850s Silk Gown

This enchanting 1840-1850 changeable silk gown was once worn by Dorthea Smith. The museum tag identifies the original ownership. The tag is also dated 1824 but this is a later period gown because of the style. 1840-1850s Silk Gown 1840-1850s Silk Gown (cached image)

1840-1850s Silk Gown

This enchanting 1840-1850 changeable silk gown was once worn by Dorthea Smith. The museum tag identifies the original ownership. The tag is also dated 1824 but this is a later period gown because of the style. 1840-1850s Silk Gown 1840-1850s Silk Gown (cached image)

Belly Dancing Costume

I danced in this professionally at a high-end restaurant a dozen times, at most. I have made minor sewing adjustments to ensure stability while dancing. The bra top will fit a maximum size 36DD (my size). My sister, who is pictured, wears a 36C. Belly Dancing Costume Belly Dancing Costume (cached image)

Belly Dancing Costume

I danced in this professionally at a high-end restaurant a dozen times, at most. I have made minor sewing adjustments to ensure stability while dancing. The bra top will fit a maximum size 36DD (my size). My sister, who is pictured, wears a 36C. Belly Dancing Costume Belly Dancing Costume (cached image)

Leather Jacket and Bell Bottoms

In the early 1960′s and 1970′s the company, North Beach Leather became world famous with the works they created through their designers to Stars such as Elvis Presley, Jimmie Hendrix, John Lennon, Sammy Davis Jr, Stevie Wonder, Santana and the list goes on.The Designers that created and worked through this company have continued on to fame and are some of…

Leather Jacket and Bell Bottoms

In the early 1960′s and 1970′s the company, North Beach Leather became world famous with the works they created through their designers to Stars such as Elvis Presley, Jimmie Hendrix, John Lennon, Sammy Davis Jr, Stevie Wonder, Santana and the list goes on.The Designers that created and worked through this company have continued on to fame and are some of…