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July 21, 2024
Space Age Deep Dive

What comes to mind when you hear the words "space age"?  An old scifi show like Star Trek or the cartoon The Jetsons?  Or maybe you think of the curvy,...

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Orchard and Wilhelm Co - Omaha Furniture Store Deep Dive

This week our collection features five items that were all stamped inside of a drawer "Orchard and Wilhelm Since 1893 Omaha".  Orchard and Wilhelm stamp At first glance, one could...

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Carlo of Hollywood Deep Dive

One of my favorite parts of being a vintage seller, is researching the history of items that we source.  When I picked up this large velvet cityscape signed "Carlo", I...

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Broyhill Brasilia Furniture History Deep Dive

I still plan to write part two to our last installment about Sears and Ward (the dueling department stores) but could not resist the opportunity to share some of my...

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Furniture History Deep Dive: The Dueling Department Stores Sears and Montgomery Ward Part One

In today's drop we are offering a Harmony House set for the first time.  Of course, I had to look up some information about Harmony House and was surprised to...

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Furniture History Deep Dive - Lane Perception

As far as mid century modern furniture makers go, Lane of Alta Vista, Virginia is probably amongst the easiest to find information about.  I believe this is partly due to...

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A Look at Mid Century Record Consoles

Before we started our furniture business in the spring of 2021, I had amassed a collection of vintage vinyl records.  Ironically, I did not have a record player to test out...

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Furniture History Deep Dive - Johnson Carper

This week we decided to look into the history of mid century modern furniture maker, Johnson Carper. We have a lot of admiration for the design and durability of Johnson...

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Furniture History Deep Dive - Hooker Furniture Corporation

Deep dive into the history of the Hooker Furniture Corporation.

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