A wondrous catalogue from the pencil company Eberhard Faber. All images from Swann.
An out of budget book filled with 560 old Japanese candy wrappers. Very nice via 50 Watts.
Found in Lille a couple of years ago, scanned by us.
A catalogue of Soviet toys. Found by googling.
Japanese fire extinguisher markers. Each area had it’s own marker, signifying where an extinguisher could be found. Read more here. If you search 江戸の町火消 と 纏 on google you will find many more visuals.
Before video games Nintendo dabbled with all manner of toys. Notably, N&B Blocks – designed to be a competitor to Lego. Big round up here. Amazing.
Over 90 more here!
The packaging of the Peoples Republic of Poland.
Sometimes you just need a Japanese calculator museum. Models, ads, instructions, yes.
Old Hungarian pocket calendars are full of joyous illustration. Lots more here.