Rocket Camera Japan!

This week, I found and won a very interesting piece…

Here is a vintage 1950s Rocket Camera, Rocket Camera Co., made in Japan Pat. #359573. It uses 16 exposures on a 120 film. I’ve seen some info. on it from other collectors, but not on how to use it etc. I guess I will have to play with it to find out.

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ISO Found!

I recently found one of my ISO’s on ebay up for auction. I bidded and surprisingly won! What?! I was sure I would be outbidded… I guess not. Sorry, if I outbidded you fellow collectors. For the past 2 years or so, I’ve been wanting the very hard to find the dotted deer couple ceramic figurine set. They often are snatched up very quickly or traded amongst fellow collectors.

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Amazing Finds Are In!

I won a Lot of vintage ceramic coin banks from Yahoo Japan! They arrived to me today and I’ve already listed a few of the banks in my etsy shop! The lovely lot included a Rune Naito panda, sweet deer couple, Ado Mizumori girl, etc…

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Finally, My Very Own Mamzelle de Paris Doll!

For quite some time, I haven’t collected Kiraz dolls, and then, when Mamzelle de Paris came out. I had decided not to collect one, for many reasons… One being space in my doll cabinet, and two, money, and so on…

These amazing reproductions of Kiraz’s Poupee de Kiraz, are the more affordable versions. Sadly, they have since sold out, and if you are very good at checking back often, they may just pop up on ebay! In this case, they did! Now, I can afford one! These are dolls were found from inventory. So, I bought the Mamzelle de Paris Brigitte with blonde chignon & fringe with red lips, nude, after a lot of convincing myself, to do so. Haha.

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What’s in Your Mail Box…

Getting tired of the usual, “Here’s what came in” So, I opted for something else to say… LOL  Another busy week. I spent Tuesday through Thursday uptown. I bought some doll size pearl type buttons. Sadly, these buttons were a bit larger than what I normally use on my doll clothes. Still at 100pcs. I will be able to use them on other things, I’m sure.

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This Weeks Haul!

Here’s what came in this week! It was a long busy week for us. The girls had music lessons, and then dental appts. etc. Ugh. But, one constant thing was mail slowly flowing in. Whew.

First, I received this lovely retro inspired pull toy from Retro Kids.com! I first saw their announcement on it, back in April. I have been patiently waiting for it to arrive in their shop! So, when Retrokids.com announced via IG they had them in, I jumped to buy one!

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New Finds in My Etsy Shop!

Here’s what came in the mail, and will add them to my etsy shop!

These amazing vintage large ceramic poodle dog figurine couple set with hats. I love their coloring so pastel and bright. The male has an original ribbon tie, and the female has a gold tone chain necklace. I was able to get them through Yahoo Japan.

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Kitschy Cute Finds!

Oh my gosh, one of my favorite posts to date. I was able to find these amazing items, through instagram and Yahoo Japan. Here’s what they are…

First, a lovely friend via instagram was selling some gorgeous vintage steel key holders. She had 3 up for grabs. Sadly, I was only able to get one, but, it was one I wanted, so, yay me!

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My Finds Come In…

Here are some unique finds that came in the past weekend…
It was a busy “Father’s Day” weekend for me. So, I do hope you all had a great one too! This quite unique find, I got through Yahoo Auctions. This cutie’s face just scream, “You know you want me!” LOL

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