Treasure Tuesday – Presidential Poster

We hope you had a happy Presidents’ Day! This poster was cropped to fit into a frame at some point, but it still shows our first 25 presidents. Interestingly, it lists all of them as having been elected, in spite of the fact that five of these men (John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester…

Treasure Tuesday – Vintage Valentine

We’re at the threshold of another holiday, so we didn’t want to miss this window of opportunity. Since the 1800s card companies have latched onto the idea of puns for Valentine cards. And why wooden’t they? Knob-body would blame you for opening with this line! We’re not entirely sure when this card was given, but…

Treasure Tuesday – 1920s Coat

Over the weekend, Nature decided to remind us it’s still winter, so to wait out the last of the cold we’re bringing back this coat from the 1920s. The stylish fur collar is also incredibly warm! Here’s hoping we can put it back for spring soon.

Treasure Tuesday – Bathroom Scale

Tomorrow we’ll be three weeks into the new year. How are those resolutions going? If you’re struggling, it might be time to scale back. For instance, if you have one of these in your bathroom you might want to update, since Landers, Fray, & Clark only made scales from 1936 to 1965. Yes, it still…

Treasure Tuesday – Argo Chem Supply Thermometer

It’s still a bit chilly out, so to keep an eye on that temperature we brought out our outdoor thermometer from Argo Chem Supply Co., which was on 500 Grummow Drive (west of Fallon just off Highway 50) from 1969 to 1985. Turns out it’s a nice and toasty 74 degrees in object storage!