What: 1961 Topps #441 - Dick Bertell Where: Hobby ShopHow Much?: $.10Why?: Awesome vintage catcher shot. Also, the background looks more like some sort of military encampment than it does a baseball field.Other: A dime. Honestly, if I saw a dime on the sidewalk I would not even stop to pick it up, so how could I go wrong?
The world has Khloe Kardashian to thank for sharing this vintage infomercial footage, featuring our favorite Jenners attempting to sell us the “Power Walk Plus” treadmill. Sigh, what a dynamic duo these two once were. In the words of Bruce, “stay nice and erect”! [Cosmopolitan]
One of a series of projects that transformed the face of Bloor and Yonge during the 1970s. “A kind of urban Rip Van Winkle” was how the Star assessed the state of Yonge and Bloor in 1970. “We let it fall asleep in the early decades of this century, then tiptoed all around it during the ensuing years building the modern face of Toronto. Show More Summary
This was a throwback week, of sorts, as we were looking for your best "vintage" photos in order to take home prizes in the latest photo contest. Four full pages in the forums filled up with entries showing all sorts of cool old items, from trains to coffee pots and everything in between. Show More Summary
Taking a trip back in time to the 1970s, Suki Waterhouse is stunning on the front of the February 2015 issue of Vogue Turkey. The gorgeous English model is a vintage vixen in a black tube top with a light wash denim and fur jacket as...Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. A Georgia man has been charged with murder after an elderly couple from Cobb County was found dead days after they responded to a Craiglist ad with the intention of buying a vintage car. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns,...Show More Summary
Few things serve as better time capsules than vintage postcards. They render a location?idealistically, of course, given that they're sent to far-off friends and relatives with notes about how wonderfully things are going on holiday?and freeze it in time....
Collectors who have a weakness for fine wines will perk up at news of this Penfolds’ collection that conveniently comprises all 60 available vintages from its flagship Grange range. Read the rest of the story at: Penfolds’ Grange Wine Compilation comprising all 60 available vintages
British artist Colin Batty creates bizarre, fantastical characters out of vintage portraits in his delightful altered cabinet card photographs. Remarkably, Batty augments each photo the old fashioned way, with a paintbrush. One hundred of his altered portraits are assembled in the book Meet the Family, which is available on Amazon. The portraits are also available […]
Missing Elderly Georgia Couple Found Dead This is truly a sad story. Via NYDN: The search for an elderly Georgia couple that went missing after trying to buy a vintage car on Craigslist came to a tragic end
Dozens of rare and vintage Ferraris — and the people who love them — gathered on the lawn at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach on a drizzly Saturday for the 24th annual Cavallino Classic. The event, one of the largest conventions of Ferrari...Show More Summary
For the traveling modern man, snow is an inconvenience. We brush it off our cars, blow it off our driveways, and plow it off our roads; we jump in our vehicles and away we go, a little more careful and ten minutes late for work. For more primitive cultures, snow was and is a major […]
We presented a few wine storage cabinets on Freshome, but never an individual unit to store that prized bottle of vintage. The Corvi Concrete Wine Cooler from designer Fran Corvi of Argentina-based studio PPi3D comes with a sleek and highly original appearance. Show More Summary
Father and son Paul and Chris Andrews have amassed a wonderfully diverse collection of automobiles. The vehicles range from vintage Duesenbergs to old pickup trucks on over to 1980s dream sports cars. All together, the Andrews have over 100 vehicles in their possession and they're all in amazing shape. The time has come, however, for the...
A few days ago, we touched briefly upon what Halloween looked like in 1900 so we decided to dig a little deeper into the past and look at a few more costume ideas that our ancestors wore on All Hallows’ Eve. Some of theme were pretty scary to say the least! Others were really hard to […]
This past week, WIZBANG POP broke all records with more than 186,000 views in one day! And WIZBANG POP has the immense popularity of Betty White to thank! When she turned 93 this week, her fans worldwide were energized and could not get enough of the hugely popular personality. WIZBANG POP had a giant uptick […]
Online vintage shopping has long been a crap shoot: You’re usually faced with rows and rows of white, headless mannequins weighed down under size-0 sequined jackets that are probably covered in giant yellow stains. A new vintage site, La Double J, seeks to change all that. The brainchild of design... More »
The beautifully curvaceous Buick Blackhawk concept was made in the early 2000s, and the one-off was largely constructed from vintage components from the brand. Once part of the General Motors Heritage Fleet, the Blackhawk was sold off in 2009. Show More Summary
John Lofgren, an American living in Sendai Japan and a legend among Americana fans, has earnt a name producing some of the best quality repro and vintage-inspired gear on the market. Alongside projects with Russell Athletic and Eastman… The post Vintage Expert John Lofgren Creates the Champion Sneaker appeared first on Selectism.
Bruce Banner’s angry alter-ego does what he does best on the Hulk Smash Retro Ad Poster Artwork Fleece Throw Blanket, with the gamma-powered, green behemoth wreaking havoc with a vintage look. The Incredible Hulk gets an art deco look as he slams his fist into the ground. I guess the big guy decided to start […]