She’s a Lady

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Girls love dolls and women love vases.

The marriage of the two became an American classic collectible.


A Lady of the House in the 1950s was highly likely to own and display one or more of these little treasures. One of my fond early memories was browsing in a gift shop within the house of a family friend. Head vases were shown for sale; at the time being brand new. Painted porcelain perfection never looked so good!



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For the Long Haul

Toy trucks are the building blocks

of a well-lived childhood.

– Lakie Harrod


Spot a familiar toy truck on display at

Dottie’s Truck Stop:



You’ll find a brief history of the model truck here:


Collectors Weekly


Stroll with Trolls

DAM 1960s Troll Doll – Worthpoint


Trolls are like potato chips.

Nobody is satisfied with just one.


– Eva Stark.



Trolls: Click this to read why the toy craze continues!