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Moving.. - Tuesday, December 14th 2010 4:46 PM
For some time I've realized that The Vintage Traveler needs a more flexible format with better access to the archives and more options for commenters.  When I started this...
Fall in love with a furry face - Tuesday, December 14th 2010 4:46 PM
I think all the great vintage Valentines you find with dog illustrations on them must have been for the little boys (and girls) who hated all that mushy stuff.  And...
A Romanticized Look at 1919 - Friday, December 10th 2010 1:36 PM
This ad is from 1919, a year in which Americans were seeing the return of many injured servicemen from WWI.  America had a bit of a romanticized view of the war, being so...
Body by Fisher ~ 1926 Buick - Thursday, December 9th 2010 11:36 AM
Body of the car, that is, was built by the Fisher Brothers, coachbuilder for General Motors. By 1926, car advertising made up a pretty big percentage of the ads in fashion...
Outlet Shopping in the Good Old Days - Tuesday, December 7th 2010 6:31 PM
I don't know when they changed, but there was a time when a factory outlet really was at the factory and really did sell over-runs, seconds, unsold lines and such.  The...
Ski Print Scarves - Tuesday, December 7th 2010 6:09 PM
It occurred to me last week while looking at that great collegiate sports scarf  how rare sporting print scarves are.  I have one from the 1930s of swimmers, and...
Travel the USA Hatbox - Tuesday, December 7th 2010 3:51 PM
Here's another travel-related hatbox. This one's a little different from the usual Paris themed boxes. It features travel destinations across the US.  When I found...
Touring the Virginia Vintage Trail - Tuesday, December 7th 2010 12:44 PM
I just got back from my little trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, and I've got to say that the fortune cookie was right; I did have a pleasant and successful trip! The...
White House Fashion - Monday, December 6th 2010 4:55 PM
There's a lot of buzz in the press right now about Michelle Obama and what she will be wearing for the Inaugural festivities.  There are numerous blogs (one of which has...
Elegance, After Ski Style - Thursday, December 2nd 2010 4:51 PM
The weather here has turned cold and snowy, something that thrills the hearts of teachers and ski slope operators.  I've posted several times that I do not ski.  I...
A Blue Christmas - Wednesday, December 1st 2010 7:07 AM
For years I've wanted to decorate in all blue and silver for the holidays, but never had the time and money to round up and buy all new things.  This year I was to...
Bernhard Altmann - Wednesday, December 1st 2010 6:03 AM
The Vintage Fashion Guild received a letter last month from the son of another Holocaust survivor, cashmere maker Bernhard Altmann. Altmann was a successful knitwear maker in...
Shoppping in 2 States at the Same time - Tuesday, November 30th 2010 10:04 AM
I bet you are thinking, yes, NC and a state of confusion!  No, not even close.  It's Tennessee and Virginia.  Go to Bristol, TN and VA, and you can go from a...
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Another Travel Hatbox - Monday, November 22nd 2010 10:37 AM
This box has been more places than I have! I love this vintage travel themed box so much better than the modern PARIS emblazoned ones.  People might actually thing you...
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Vintage Airliner travel fabric - Wednesday, November 17th 2010 4:44 PM
This fabric is from a vintage woman's work smock that I have in my collection. Airlines represented are PAA - Pan American, Sebena - Belgian National Airline, TCA - Trans...
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