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Halcyon Days

The title of this ensemble was inspired by the miniseries ‘The Halcyon’ which was set in the 1940s.  The costumes were gorgeous!  This dress is not true vintage but has very much the same 1940s vibe.   67 more words

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Nylons, dances, and Yanks

Ethel was right. She was bored. The countryside just didn’t suit her. She longed for the bustle of the city, its noise and its life, the gossiping in the laundrette, and the jitterbug fever of the dance halls nestled under the railway arches. 684 more words

Original Wwii Oq-2 Gunnery Target Drone Propeller 26" Aft Prop 1940's Rare

Original Wwii Oq-2 Gunnery Target Drone Propeller 26″ Aft Prop 1940’s Rare
Vintage ORIGINAL OQ-2 Gunnery Target Drone Propeller 26" AFT PROP 1940’s This Is Noted As ORIGINAL With The Stamped Number 10552-1 This Is The AFT Propeller Of The OQ-2 WWII Drone Twin Counter Rotating Props This Is A Survivor, It Was Turned Into A Wall Hanger To Commemorate An Air Force Member In The Late 1940’s, It Had 3 Small Eye Hooks Screwed In (likely For Hanging And Two Small Screws On Top Where A Plaque Was Attached.. 107 more words

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A brief history of Cumann na mBan in Belfast from the 1920s to 1960s

This is a short history of Cumann na mBan in Belfast from the end of the civil war through to the 1960s. Obviously, anyone with information that enhances the story or adds further details is more than welcome to share it in the comments section. 1,746 more words

Heavy Cast Iron 1940's Ww2 Sailor Hitchhiking Home Cigarette Figurine Ashtray

Heavy Cast Iron 1940’s Ww2 Sailor Hitchhiking Home Cigarette Figurine Ashtray
Heavy Cast Iron 1940’s WW2 Sailor Hitchhiking Home Cigarette Figurine Ashtray There Is A Sold Listing On The Web That Shows The Original Paint I Believe. 41 more words

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Reel Infatuation: Paul Henreid in Now Voyager (1942)

The start of my love for classic films goes back to my freshman year of high school. I remember, specifically, it was a Cinema Appreciation class where the first movie my teacher introduced to us was… 886 more words

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