Collecting Vintage Christmas Cards

Collecting Vintage Christmas Cards

Collecting vintage Christmas is hot across the board.  Vintage Christmas cards are coming up in the collecting world.  Affordable, fun to hunt.  Little pieces of art and nostalgia. At first, it wasn’t cheap. They were luxurious and clearly a sign of wealth and power. Millions of greeting cards have been

Appraisal fair favorites, September

Appraisal fair favorites, September

The September appraisal fair at the Garage brought in a new round of cool vintage goods.  We’ll be back on the 3rd Sunday of October.  1 free item appraisal per paid admission.  Here are a few of our favorites from September- Ideal Shirley Temple Doll, 17″ from the 1950’s.  Her original

Early 1960’s Nylint Sticker Shock at the Ford Dealership

Early 1960’s Nylint Sticker Shock at the Ford Dealership

Vintage Garage Chicago, 5051 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640, United States (US) – Phone: 312-505-6373 Secondary phone: 8475799079 Email: hey@vintagegaragechicago.com URL: https://www.vintagegaragechicago.com/ The Nylint company began in 1937  producing kitchen tools and components for durable goods.  From 1941-45 they were focused on War effort manufacturing particularly  anti-aircraft magazines.  After the War, with their

Collecting Vintage Santa

Collecting Vintage Santa

Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and more are all part of the composition of  Santa Claus.  New York’s Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a visit from St Nicholas” helped shape