Mel and I are always on the hunt for cool things and sometimes we forget to share our finds with our readers. We wanted to take a quick minute to share some items that I don’t think we have ever shared before. The first item is this marvelous Moss lamp that we found in a Las Vegas antique store.
We had never seen this style Moss lamp before. Moss made radio lamps, clock lamps, aquarium lamps and so many other fantastic kinds of lamps. Though the lamps shade is not original it works for now. I love that aqua and gold figure, so art deco!
When we finally got back from Vegas we consulted our Schiffer “Moss Lamps Lighting The 50’s” reference book. We couldn’t find it in the book! I think that is a good thing, maybe a one off?
While in Vegas we also snagged this guy. This is a working 50’s Kenmore fan and I love the grey and aqua color scheme on it.
Next is this atomic pink fiberglass lamp with hanging planter!
We parked this lamp next to our pink frieze butterfly chair.
I found this little gem in an antique shop in San Jose California. It was hidden behind a bunch of vintage linens. When I pulled the linens back I was pleasantly surprised to find this pink 1950’s Motorola model 56L3A portable tube radio.
I found these 1940’s glass coasters on Etsy. Though they may not be politically correct they are still cool.
We have had our Grand Server for a while now and I wanted to stock the bar inside of it. I came across one of these Arrow decanters online and loved the imagery. I researched them and saw they made a few different styles. Here are some photos of the front and back of the six we acquired…
Now comes the fun part, going out and buying all the liquor to fill them.
Melody and I were at the Alameda Antique Fair in the bay and we ran into our friend Petra. We din’t manage to find a lot that day. While talking to Petra she mentioned that she had come into possession of some really cool Capri lamp shades she wanted to sell. She showed us some photos and we said YES!!!
These shades are pretty large and so cool.
These take our 1951 Regular bullfighter lamps to a whole new level!
These shades help transform our room with warm light and unique styling.
Melody and I have had this Paul Frankl floor lamp for a long time now, but we couldn’t remember if we ever shared it with you. This thing is over the top atomic. When I look at it I think of a cool cat wearing a zoot suit. We have two matching table lamps as well but I think we blogged about them already, here they are anyway.
Well, I think that is all for now. I hope you enjoyed it!
Ahhh!! I just LOVE how all your ‘odds and ends’ are my wishes and dreams!!!!
Oh to have even a tenth of these goodies for sale and shippable to the UK! 😉
Amazing! Awsome! Fantastic! Incredible! I WANT IT ALL!!!!!
You have the best stuff!! I will be traveling to LA in a few weeks and hope to go antiquing while visiting. I just got a great Moss Lamp to add to my collection.
Congratulations on your wonderful collection.
I love your site.! The lamps are outrageous. I have 2 mid century small school chairs with butterscotch plastic seats and chrome legs. They say american seating company but I looked them up and I found no pics of them. I`d like to sell them. Are you interested? I live in Espanola. 505 7535701
Are you folks ever in Tucson? We are restoring a 1959 Lusk Adobe there in Indian Ridge. Would love to share some of the treasures we have unearthed here and there. We have been working on this for 15 years. Lots of fun! Brian and Monica Mulligan