Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Mike Schmidt

In doll form!!

A marvelous Memorial Day find from the Perkiomen Flea Market. 

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Let's skate!!

Yesterday on my travels I found a whole bag of 1940's and '50s roller rink labels/decals/whatever you all 'ems.

Roller skating, which was born in the late 19th century, became more popular than ever in the period just after WWII.  The labels served both as advertising and a neato way to decorate the case you carried your skates in.

The bag, which I bought for a piddling $20, has at least 200 decals.  

Here's a few: