Sunday, February 27, 2011

The Antique Centre this week

We had a rearrange this week at the Woolloongabba Antique Centre with a couple of new pieces of furniture coming in.
Roy has been working on this kitchen hutch for a few weeks, it was covered from top to bottom in thick brown paint when we got it, Roy stripped it back to reveal the lovely original lemon and green, touched up the paint and sanded back for a smooth shabby look.

A new bar with a glass top and lovely wood base.

lots of gorgeous gloves, great for that vintage look.

new palm tree mirror.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Coffee anyone?

Here's a lovely old vintage 1947 Bushells Coffee Ad we just acquired, beautiful artwork and lovely soft colours, one for the retro kitchen coffee area! There are more in the store now & at the WAC soon.

Monday, February 21, 2011

"The Southern Cross"

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Salute to "Smithy" This rare and amazing original vintage Ad is on ebay now being sold by Ad-Retro. Wonderful graphics and considering the content and the age of this Australian Ad - 1945 makes it one rare collectable indeed, we hope it finds a good home. The Ad is for ATLANTIC PRODUCTS, "Smithy used Atlantic products in the following epic flights.

San Francisco - Australia, Sydney - Perth (Non Stop) Sydney - New Zealand, New zealand - Sydney & Sydney - London

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sign of the times

Check out these great old signs, im hooked on retro old diners and just love the old look and character these places still have. The signage, the colours and design.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Casablanca - The best movie ever made?


Breakfast at Tiffany's from 1961

The Wizard of Oz from 1939

Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart & Ingrid Bergman, One of my favourite movies and with a poster like this - how can you go wrong. Classic movies are the best! Whats yours? i'd love to know. Heres a few classic movie posters of other Hollywood Classic Movies.