Monday, September 29, 2014

New vintage kitchenalia and collectables just unpacked at Vamp - 29 September 2014

Beautiful vintage leather briefcase with straps and catches that work
42cm x 30cm

Long and narrow Teak wood vintage vessel
55.5cm x 8.5cm 

A pair of 1 ½ vintage cast iron dumbbells.  
Length – 19cm
R320 for the pair 

Pretty wood framed vintage print
55.5cm x 44cm

Amazing 1960’S tin plate Lunar Replogle globe on a cast iron stand. Inscribed : The MOON, Manufactured by Replogle Inc. Produced by Robert I Johnson, Director. Richard M. Grossman and staff. Cartographers. ADLER PLANETARIUM AND ASTRONOMICAL MUSEUM. Made in USA. 
It also marks crash sites and soft landings and dates them!
Diameter of base – 14.5cm | Approx diameter of tin globe – +-14cm

Mid Century wicker fish shaped snack basket!
31cm x 13cm

Mid Century cast iron Scandi candle holders
From Back to front of photograph:
Modernist cast iron taper candle holder composed of two seperate, interlocking pieces.
Diameter – 10cm | Height – 4.5cm 

This is the real deal! The cast iron Tiny Taper or Spider Holder, designed by Jens Quistgaard for Dansk, circa 1960. Makers mark on the base.
Diameter – 10.5cm | Height – 3.5cm

These are mid-century Japanese copies of the above. Marked Japan on the base

Friday, September 19, 2014

New vintage furniture stock just unpacked at Vamp - 19 September 2014

Original Mid-Century A.H. Mcintosh and Co. (of Scotland, Kirkcaldy) wall unit in Teak wood.
Length – 112cm | Depth – 43cm | Height – 158cm 

Sapele wood retro sideboard / record cabinet.
Length – 152.5cm | Depth – 45cm |Height – 91cm

Large Sapele wood retro sideboard
Length – 197cm | Depth – 51cm | Height – 91cm

Solid wood art deco bookshelf with a light grey backing.
Length – 196cm | Depth – 20cm | Height – 95cm 

A beautiful set of vintage luggage including a hat box, two trunks and five suitcases. The set must have belonged to one family as all are monogrammed. Original traveling labels include; Union Castle Line, Rhodesia Railways, British India Shipping Company (and a list of items to be packed for boarding school stuck inside one of the suitcases!) 
2 x Trunks: 90cm x 52cm | Height – 33cm 
5 x Suitcases: 58cm x 48cm | Height – 23cm 
1 x Hatbox: Diameter – 42cm | Height – 21cm

Narrow vintage floor standing metal filing drawers. Marked: Hendlers, Boksburg, Transvaal.
Length – 27cm | Depth – 41cm | Height – 87cm 

Vintage chrome clothing rail
Length – 119cm | Height – 115cm

Vintage chrome and frosted glass ceiling light fitting
Length from shade to end of pole – 62cm| Approx diameter of ball shade – 14cm

Mid-century chrome desk lamp with a heavy white metal base.
Diameter of base – 18cm | Height – 52cm | Approx diameter of shade – 15cm

Sapele wood retro chest of drawers with sea grey accents
Length – 63.5cm |Depth – 44.5cm| Height – 107.5cm 

Large vintage storage unit with display space for cards, prints, records etc...
Length – 122cm | Depth – 61cm | Height – 160cm 

Retro mirror with a heavy solid brass frame
80cm x 41cm

Launched in 1969, this highly collectable Valentine Typewriter was designed by Ettore Sottsass for Italian firm, Olivetti. It can be found in many collections of industrial design and is on permanent display in the MOMA – Museum of Modern Art in New York. Please click on this link to read more about this delightful piece!
In working order. 
Case: 34cm x 35cm  Height – 11cm 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New vintage kitchenalia and collectables just unpacked at Vamp - 17 September 2014

Delightful vintage zinc first aid bin. Very heavy.
Diameter – 23cm  | Height – 31cm (excl. handle)

West German pottery fruit bowl. Marked 213/22/West Germany on the underside. Lovely turquoise and mustard glaze.
Diameter – 21cm | Height – 10cm

Retro sugar canister and spice shakers
Sugar Cannister: Diameter – 9cm | Height incl. lid – 13cm @ R95
Set of 5 spice shakers: Diameter – 4cm | Height – 9cm @ R165 for the set 

Ice bucket designed by Giotto Stoppino for Kartell. Circa 1960’s.
24cm x 12cm | Height – 19.5cm

Red Mid-century enamel bowl made by Finel for Arabia of Finland in the Kehrä Pattern. Design by Kaj Franck, and pattern design by Raija Uosikkinen
Diameter – 21cm | Height – 14cm

Pretty blue Lucia Ware wall hanging vase (has a small hole in the back for a nail)
Width -16cm | Depth – 9cm | Height – 19cm

Vintage black Metal first aid tin
23.5cm x 18.5cm | Height – 12.5cm

Monday, September 15, 2014

New vintage kitchenalia and collectables just unpacked at Vamp - 15 September 2014

A pair of 1960’s Arabia Pomona lidded strawberry jam pots. Designed by Ulla Procope with pattern design by Raija Uosikkinen. Made in Finland.
Diameter (including lid) 10cm - | Height (including lid) – 6cm
R220 each

Collectable vintage hand carved wooden headed puppet with felt clothes. Made in Germany by Lotti Sievers-Hahn. Marked SpielGut. 1960’s. West Germany.
From top of head to end of clothing: +-30cm | From hand to hand – 20cm

3 collectable vintage enamel stove top coffee pots
From Left to right:

White enamel  1l coffee pot with blue handle and flowers. Made by Kockums in Sweden.
Diameter at widest excl. lid – 14cm | Height including lid – 13cm

Red Mid-century enamel coffee pot made by Finel for Arabia of Finland. Designed in 1957 by Antti Nurmesniemi.
Bottom diameter – 15cm | Height incl. lid – 18cm

Red Mid-century enamel coffee pot made by Finel for Arabia of Finland in the Kehrä Pattern. Design by Kaj Franck, and pattern design by Raija Uosikkinen
Bottom Diameter – 10cm | Height excl. handle – 13cm

Vintage jar with original green lid
14cm x 14cm | Height – 22.5cm

Black Tigrito cat bowl by Miriam Mirri for Alessi.
This has hardly been used, excellent condition and retails new for R1500!
The tail acts as a handle and the stainless-steel bowls are removable and dishwasher safe.
Height: 28.0cm | Width: 32.0cm | Depth: 16.0cm

Red jar with a hen design. Made by Waechtersbach, West Germany, circa 1970. Excellent condition.
Bottom diameter -  11.5cm x 11.5cm | Height – 18cm

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

New vintage kitchenalia and collectables just unpacked at Vamp - 09 September 2014

A collectable set of 4 vintage tins and a tin holder which hangs from the kitchen wall. These are really difficult to find, the first we have had in the shop! Marked: THE CTC Co. (PTY) LTD, 18 Amsterdam Street, Cape Town – Kaapstad
Each tin: Diameter - 11.5cm | Height - 15.5cm. Holder: 48cm x 13cm x 17.5cm high

A vintage wicker basket on a black mild steel stand. Inside the wicker is an asbestos plant holder so your plants can be potted directly inside.
Top diameter - 27cm | Height - 55cm

A set of 3 white vintage mixing bowls with a red pattern.
Large: Diameter - 19cm | Height - 12cm
Medium: Diameter - 16.5cm | Height - 10cm
Small: Diameter - 14ccm | Height - 8.5cm

Red vintage record holder by Plattofix Germany
Yellow vintage record holder by Polydor

Numbered up to 30 for indexing purposes. Also great to hold letters, cards, prints etc!
20cm x 17cm x 14cm high

3 Vintage gold wire record holders . Numbered up to 50 for indexing purposes. Also great to hold letters, cards, prints etc!
Black: 40cm x 13cm x 20cm high
Red: 36cm x 25cm x 17cm high
R185 EACH 

Orange perspex framed vintage mirror.
48cm x 48cm

Although this is most certainly vintage, it is not a real Walter Bosse  hedgehog nesting ashtray, but a Russian replica. Still a great find!
Length of largest hedgehog - 11cm

Friday, September 5, 2014

New vintage furniture stock just unpacked at Vamp - 05 September 2014

Beautiful Sapele mid-century dressing table with large mirror. 
Length – 145cm | Depth – 42cm | Height to top of dresser – 73cm |Height to top of the mirror – 138.5cm 

Mid-century oak sideboard with a small mirrored display cabinet
Length – 150cm | Depth – 47.5cm | Height – 87cm 

Mid-century adjustable wall unit with 1 cabinet and 6 shelves. Kiaat wood.
Length – 245cm | Depth – 38cm | Height – 183cm

70’s chocolate block Imbuia sideboard
Length – 183cm | Depth – 49cm | Height – 85cm

Retro chest of drawers in Sapele wood with dark grey accents on the drawers
Length – 91cm | Depth – 45.5cm | Height – 85cm

Lovely antique spindle coat stand
Height – 170cm

A collectable black metal and smoky glass two-tier bar trolley, designed by Enzo Mari for Alessi, Italy. Circa 1980’s
Stamped Alessi, La Casa della Felicità, Design ENZO MARI, ITALY
46 x 75cm | Height - 82cm

A set of 10 sturdy replica Cesca chairs, made in Italy. 8 with arms and 2 without.
Marcel Breuer designed the iconic cantilevered B32 chair in 1927. It was renamed the "Cesca" chair after Breuer's daughter Francesa. It was produced by Thonet, then Gavina (Italy), and later Knoll. The chair was never copyrighted because of a dispute over who invented tubular-steel chairs which may explain why so many “Breuer-like chairs” are available for purchase today.
Height of back – 82.5cm | Height of seat – 45cm | Size of seat – 46cm x 42.5

Single solid oak and cast iron vintage school desk. Pls note, this is a smaller version for a small child.
Length – 61cm | Depth including desk and seat – 82cm | Height of desk at highest point – 72cm | Height of seat – 37cm

Small vintage dark wood sewing box. (pls check sizes, this is not a big one)
Closed: 36cm x 25.5cm  | Height – 29cm incl. handle or 19cm excl. handle

Vintage printers tray with brass corners
82cm x 36cm

Stainless steel hospital medicine cabinet on a new solid Kiaat base
Length – 122cm | Depth 46cm | Height – 137.5cm