Collecting Vintage Santa

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Vintage Santa Vintage Santa is comprised of several cultures. Like, Saint Nicholas, a 4th century Greek bishop known for his generous gift giving to the poor. There was 16th century England’s Father Christmas, who brought the party with festivities and merriment. My personal favorite, Bavaria’s Kris Kringle! What I like

Vintage Christmas Decorations A Garage Family Christmas

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Vintage Christmas decorations… are a staple for our holiday As we prepare for the Sands (Griswold) family Christmas. I want to share some of our very favorite Christmas vintage.   We collect Vintage Christmas all year round.  Special pieces stay in the collection. Many pieces came from Vintage Garage Chicago and I’m

What are Vintage Garage Bucks?

Vintage Garage Bucks to spend on your favorite vintage at Vintage Garage Chicago!

Garage Bucks are good to spend at the Vintage Garage. Vendors accept them like cash and you can buy whatever they have for sale!  Only good for the date marked on them.  No cash is given back. We’ve got 3 ways to win Garage Bucks for the season opener April

Early 1960’s Nylint Sticker Shock at the Ford Dealership

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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 modern  steel pressing technology they turned in the direction of Toy making. There were dozens of toy makers making pressed steel toys before Nylint,