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Golden Age Nostalgia Resources

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There are more than 37,000 original items for sale at The Nostalgia Factory, from current-release theatrical movie posters to lobby cards from the silent era and just about everything in between.




Radio Salon has some of the most beautifully restored period radios on the 'Net. A beautifully presented site that indludes a radio museum..




Check out The Bamboo Trading Company's wonderful Period Paper site for an excellent collection of Golden Age of Radio Period advertisements and ephemera.





Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements: Highlights from the Motion Picture Archives at the Library of Congress presents a variety of television advertisements, never-broadcast outtakes, and experimental footage reflecting the historical development of television advertising for a major commercial product. The online collection includes five excerpts from stop-motion advertising developed for Coca-Cola between 1954 and 1956 by the D'Arcy agency and makes public for the first time eighteen excerpts from the Experimental TV Color Project of 1964, which determined the best lighting for the cans, bottles, and performers in television advertisements.




RetroPlanet.com, provides people all over the world a great selection of cool retro products at excellent prices with an easy to use secure and informative web site and outstanding customer service.




At KapowGifts.com you'll find a whole host of other funky, retro and kitsch merchandise and memorabilia from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, ideal for gifts including birthday present, valentines, fathers day, christmas, leaving present, xmas, mothers day - just about any gift!




LottaLivin'.com, is Your source for Mid Century Modern Lifestyle, Design, Art, Furniture and Architecture.




Somewhat provocative, perhaps, but Pin-Up Girl Lighters is more about nostalgia than gams, and chicks, and peekaboo poses. Pin-up girls, warplane nose-art, and pin-up graffiti were both ubiquitous and inspirational--on varying levels--throughout World War II and the Korean War. Pin-up art from the 1940's and 1950's has become more evocative than provocative over the years, and Pin-up Girl Lighters captures that sense throughout their pages.

All in all a worthy contribution to the world of Golden Age Nostalgia.




RadioAge.com, since 1998, has offered for sale antique radios from the Golden Age of radio. In partnership with Mel Wattles of Radio Renewal Antique Radio Restoration, they have assembled an array of fine antique radios for your selection - from the 1930's through the 1950's - with a focus on radios with the attractive Art Deco design style. . . and these excellent radios are true collectibles - they will appreciate in value and are an excellent investment.




MamaWiskas.com, "The House 'O Goodies". If you like vintage 'Stuff' then you are at the right place! You'll find items not to be featured just because they are 'Vintage'....Each will evoke a feeling...A feeling of Quality...A feeling of Tradition...A feeling of Charm...essentially, all the qualities one would welcome into their homes.




In the last century sitting comfort has become increasingly important. The interest for furniture that has been designed thirty till hundred hears ago is still large. These pieces of furniture still have an enormous attraction for everybody who is interested in design.

Zitzo is specialized in design furniture. Zitzo´s aim is to offer ageless design items by designers who were ahead of their time..




Laughing Place .com appears to be an interesting, albeit somewhat overwhelming website, dedicated to all things Disney, from retro Disneyana, to making tour reservations. Any Disney fan should be fascinated with this site.




Cinemagic Inc. specializes in classic movie posters. We sell original movie posters and lobby cards. These are genuine pieces of Hollywood memorabilia you can enjoy in your home. When thinking of posters, poster prints and movie memorabilia, think Cinemagic Inc.




The Fair Oaks Pharmacy. Originally named the South Pasadena Pharmacy when it opened its doors in 1915, this South Pasadena landmark was known as the Raymond Pharmacy throughout the 1920s and ‘30s and was a popular rest stop on the westernmost end of Route 66. It was restored in the early 1990s to its original turn-of-the-century splendor by current owners Meredith and Michael Miller, crowning the renovations with a complete set of antique pharmacy fixtures and an original soda fountain all the way from Joplin, Missouri, to round out their store’s vintage interior décor.




VintageSwank prides itself on providing a superior collection of vintage clothing, mid-century modern furniture, home & decor, vintage telephones, art deco and more from the 1920s-1970s. From designer to just plain funky, we have something vintage for every taste and occasion.




Pop Therapy is a guide to popular culture. Visit Pop Therapy to keep abreast of new books, music, movies, and all the scandalous news on your favorite celebrities.



At Retro Outlet you'll find an amazing assortment of reproduction retro signs including the very popular metal signs that are sure to make a great addition to your wall decor. You'll also see a selection of retro and mod furniture, including diner styled barstools, booths, and other furniture straight from the 1950's. And not to mention their extensive selection of Coca Cola® Collectable's including reproduction Coca Cola® Coolers and Coke® diner accessories.



At PopHouse.com you can choose from a variety of twentieth century collectibles--from 50's, 60's, and 70's retro kitsch (retro t shirts and metal signs) to collectible toys, sports memorabilia, and classic television nostalgia items. Whether you're looking for retro decorating ideas or funky pop culture gift items, PopHouse has the answer.




At 50sRetrosigns.com we want your shopping experience to be a happy one. We’re not happy until you’re happy and that’s why we stand behind our products 100%..




Jack and Friends is all about offering their customers unusual retro and vintage reproductions that will put a smile on your face and if you’re old enough, might bring back a few fond memories.




Retrosellers is a website which provides a 'one-stop' portal/directory of all the best nostalgia and retro businesses around the world. They will provide articles, news and information on all aspects of retro and nostalgia, from hints on collecting rare vinyl to a day in the life of a tribute band, from avoiding fake autographs to finding the best nostalgia holiday locations.




In Retro Redheads you will find a selection of items from the 1930's through the 1950's - such as Jadite, Fire King, American dinnerware such as Homer Laughlin, Eva Zeisel designed pieces, 1940's Mexican themed dinnerware and household items, Pyrex and many other vintage housewares. We hope you will enjoy browsing through time in our pages and that you will find the special items you've been looking for!




Nostalgia & Co are located in Cambridge Ontario Canada. They manufacture and sell all things 40's 50's and 60's. They can locate, manufacture or customize any item you may be seeking.




Candy just doesn't get better than this. See's Candies is more than an confectionary institution. It's interwoven into the very fabric of California and The West. It's part of the very DNA of any Western Holiday Celebration. If you've never tried them, this is the year to begin a great tradition.




Candy Favorites. McKeesport Candy Co. has been "Serving Candy Lovers Since 1927" and is one of America's oldest candy wholesalers offering over 2600 candies, in our candy warehouse, from which to choose. They specialize in Brach's Candy, Bulk Candy, Colorworks M&M's, Jordan Almonds, hard to find retro candy and offer almost any candy imaginable...




Havana Street is your source for Clip art: 100% retro, yet 100% original! How'd we do that? Well, by drawing them ourselves, of course! You can see all our images online (over 2000 in all) by clicking on the volumes below. Buy a whole collection, or just a single image. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!




Go 'retro' TV for real, with Telstar Electronics' Predicta line of authentically retro televisions. At first sight they seem as if they can't be real, but they are, and they're available for the cost of any of today's comparable high-end console televisions.

Breaktakingly true to the era.




The Camel Zippos is a fascinating collection of one of the more prolific lines of Zippo lighters, showcasing the Camel cigarette series. Wonderfully nostalgic, rare, and marvelous additions to anyone's retro artifact collection.




Candy you ate as a kid® includes Wax Lips, Licorice Snaps, Kits, Wax Bottles, Candy Cigarettes, Necco Wafers, Candy Buttons on paper tape, Sky Bars, Atomic Fireballs, Satellite Wafers, BB Bats, Bubble Gum Cigars, Now & Laters and much more fresh old fashioned candy.




Retro-Sports.com has a wonderful set of retro and vintage sports memorabilia and replica sports memento collections.




At Shannanigan.com you'll find a big 'ole chunk of Pin-up girls you can use on your personal website. No, you can't have any of it for commercial use.

Lots of Retro goodies you can use on your personal website.




Some people wax so poetically about 'The Golden Years' and their nostalgia for it, that they report being able to even taste it. Well here's your chance--literally. Marilyn Wines is a Napa Valley vintner with a novel line of tribute Marilyn Monroe Wines.

They range between $10.40 a bottle to $7,000 (gulp!) a set , but they also contribute a portion of every sale to the Marilyn Monroe estate and their Anna Freud Foundation in London, which has set up a special child treatment center: the Monroe Young Family Center.

All in all a worthy tribute to an extraordinary woman and her continuing legacy.




GoogieArt.com features California Diners & Coffee Shops of the 1950s & 60s Limited edition reproductions from the archives of Armet & Davis




A stop at Joe Kinkel's Jetset site for modern living just might put you on the right track. Learn about clocks, cars, chairs and stairs at this photo-filled favorite. A Yahoo Web Pick, its a well designed site full of retro and vintage modern links and ideas.




Mister RETRO is a fascinating collection of retro reviews, merchandise and design elements. Higly recommended!




Retro Hi-fi is a site for anyone who is interested in Classic hi-fi equipment such as Teac, Quad, Thorens, Technics, SME and Garrard.  Here you can communicate with fellow enthusiasts, buy and sell equipment, look out for related events (and let me know if you know of any), or simply view the pages provided.




GOMOD.com is more than a portal to modern design on the Web. We are a Marketplace for buyers and sellers and an exciting community resource for collectors of all levels who are devoted to Modern Design. Through GOMOD's association with Object Culture Network, an emerging group of specialized collector sites, we will expand the variety of offerings and services to buyers, sellers and collectors throughout the world




Vintage Vending is one of the world's leading providers of restored '50s memorabilia. They offer everything from fully restored soda machines, candy vending machines, juke boxes, classic gas pumps, and an endless assortment of affordable and highly collectible reproduction items such as signs, clocks, and figurines.

Many items are displayed at their retail store in Salem, New Hampshire, where you're brought back to the era of malt shops, poodle skirts and are welcomed to try out any of the products. You're encouraged to spend time looking around their showroom that truly takes you back to the fabulous fifties. Stop by if you are ever in the area.




Retro Rock-it is your on-line source for Jukeboxes of the 1950's, 60's, 70's, and 80's. They also have many 45 rpm records and a variety of novel Arcade Collectibles!




Velo-Retro.com is a great resource for the vintage bicycle enthusiast.




Retro51 is a maker of fine writing instruments, desktop accessories & other cool stuff. Pile in the kids, the neighbors, and even the dog for a nice stroll down Retro 1951 Lane.




The Automotive License Plate Collectors Association founded 1954, is an organization dedicated to the promotion of license plate collecting and research, the exchange of information and plates, as well as all fraternal benefits of sharing a common hobby interest with others throughout the world




The2Buds has hundreds of vintage postcards available from every state in the U.S. and categories such as foreign and holiday.




Vintage Cookbook is an extensive resource for Antique, vintage, collectible, and out-of-print cookbooks, Vintage advertising cookbooks, as well as regional and specialty cookbooks.




Pin Up Girl, is your one-stop shop for fabulous Holiday and Christmas Gifts. Basing their designs on vintage clothing they get the sexiest Clubwear, Streetwear, Lingerie, Swimwear and Exotic Dancewear that you can find anywhere!




"Where the Cool Get Their Coolness". Daddy O's is your one stop shop for rockabilly & swing clothes, bowling shirts, lounge wear, club wear, 50's styled retro clothes, and nostalgia items inspired by the 1950's!




Nostalgia's Attic offers rare and antique books, postcards, magazines, pictures, posters, exotica, and other interesting and unique items, almost all with description and illustration.




20th Century Decorative Arts. Showcases a wonderful collection of Art Deco and revival pieces from the Mid-20th Century.




The Nostalgia Warehouse offers both hard to find and highly collectible merchandise, as well as deserving replicas with honest descriptions. They cater from the novice to the well informed.




American Nostalgia is not a fly-by-night internet company. They have been in business since 1993 and have two well established stores to serve you.




Retro Sound has been specialising in supplying the Australian & International market withVintage Amplifier supplies & spares since 1986. We carry a huge range of Vintage Guitar Amplifier parts & restoration supplies in stock at very competetive prices.




Welcome to The Nostalgia League.
B-Movies, Serials, Old Time Radio, Westerns, Comics, Railroads (real and model), Collecting . . . we are interested in all of them. There's even room for other memories too.




At toys from the sixties, Richard Miller is in the process of building this site with photos and information regarding his personal childhood toys from the 1960's. He includes links to other 60's toy sites




bowlingshirt.com offers the largest selection of retro style unisex bowling shirts available blank, theme-printed, hand-embroidered, & with personalized chainstitched names.




Click to play Proudly, We Hail #168, 'Christmas Story', from Dec 23, 1951

Proudly, We Hail #168, 'Christmas Story', from Dec 23, 1951