A journal of amazing vintage finds and all the adventures along the way

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Drum Roll.....

Thank you to all of you who participated in the Agent 137 blog contest. It is so much fun to be able to offer some of my finds to share.

So the winner is.... Bunny7766!

Congratulations and I will be sending out your goodies on Monday!

Thanks again to all who participated. I will be offering more contests after I return from my trip :)

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Hong Kong Kitsch

Almost time for China..... My bags are packed, all arrangements have been made. As I am spending my last few days in the states I am dreaming about all of the amazing kitschy vintage finds waiting for me. It seems that so many of my favorite vintage finds bear the words "Made in Hong Kong" inscribed on their bottoms. I thought that it would be only fair to dedicate a posting to the amazing kitschy goodness that flowed from Hong Kong during the 60s and 70s.

When discussing kitschy toys from Hong Kong its impossible to avoid discussion of the deer. Ah, amazing kitschy deer with your big eyes! Deer line the knick knack shelves of my vintage themed kitschen and nearly all of them were  produced in Hong Kong in the 1960s.

Here are a few of my favorites:

Vintage 1960s mother and baby deer

Vintage 1960s Christmas reindeer decoration

Teeny Tiny Miniature deer, 1960s

Vintage stag collectible

Grazing plastic fawn, 1960s

Pair of Dapper Reindeer, 1960s

Miniature fawn, 60s

Large Kitschy Deer, 60s

Resting Fawn, 60s

Bambi impersonator, 60s

Standing Fawn, 60s

Friday, April 8, 2011

Kitschy World?

I had a bit of a down day this week so what else is a girl to do, but go get an ice cream sundae (hold the nuts please)... I decided to try an ice cream parlor I had never visited before, a local establishment in good old Vestal, NY.

Much to my surprise I found this guy on the wall above my table:

After spotting this cheerful salivating banana split I couldn't help but smile and the carnival like awning sheltered me from the florescent lights above. 

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Easter Basket Contest!

So I am leaving on April 11th for China and the Agent 137 shop will be taking a little vacation break. As a thank you to all of my loyal blog and shop friends I would like to hold another another contest. Starting today blog followers can be entered in the drawing by writing comments in all blog postings for this week. The winner will be drawn at random.

The winner will receive an Agent 137 Easter basket stuffed with super cute vintagey goodness! To enter just write a comment in the comments field below.

Thanks to everyone for all of your support! It has been so great to find that there are others out there who love the same types of vintage toys that I am so fond of.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Weekend Sneak Peek

It has been such a great week for finds of vintage kitschy goodness that I just had to post a sneak peek of the items coming to the shop this week..... Enjoy ;) 

And coming tomorrow... another Agent 137 blog contest. Check back to enter :)