Tag Archives: vintage photos

1950s Risque Theatre “Desiree & Pierre”

One of the joys of the collectables business is you never know what is going to come in next. To emphasise this point I am penning a couple of blog posts to highlight a couple of fascinating lots I have … Continue reading

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Chicago Century of Progress Expo Photos

I couldn’t think of a snappy title for this one, but I have just listed for sale a fantastic group of around 130 photos from the 1933/4 Chicago Century of Progress Expo (World’s Fair). Originally I was going to keep … Continue reading

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“HMS Crystal Palace” WWI Royal Naval Base!

A gem of a photo I found in an auction lot I purchased was this group photo of Royal Naval officers. I could see it was from an earlier period, and thought the building in the background was familiar, then … Continue reading

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Huge Alien with Syringe & Electronic Device – 1950s London, Festival of Britain? Help Needed

I have attached a couple of photos to this posting, and am hoping that somebody can help me with identifying the “statue” and its location. A really strange creature seemingly depicting an alien life form and carrying a large syringe … Continue reading

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