Techno notice. 03.06.2021

An excellent archive of Japanese tech catalogues. Walkmans, CD players, VHS etc. Joy! You may also enjoy this.

Apple Ad, 1987. 19.05.2021

Scanned by Palm & Laser.

Eberhard Faber 1915 28.03.2021

A wondrous catalogue from the pencil company Eberhard Faber. All images from Swann.

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Wrap stars. 19.01.2021

An out of budget book filled with 560 old Japanese candy wrappers. Very nice via 50 Watts.

Coloriages, 1942. 03.07.2020

Found in Lille a couple of years ago, scanned by us.

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Play time. 05.05.2020

A catalogue of Soviet toys. Found by googling.

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Burn. 28.04.2020

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.

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N&B Block 09.03.2020

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.

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Console Logos. 14.11.2019

Over 90 more here!


Categories: Graphics. Old things.

PRL. 15.10.2019

The packaging of the Peoples Republic of Poland.

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