I thought I had a chance at this Northrup King Northern Grown Tested Seeds box at Saturday’s North Star Auction, but I’ll skip the middle part of the story and say it ended at $775 and I didn’t even get my hand up. One of the best vintage illustrations and designs I’ve seen, and also one of the best preserved. Magnificent!
Seen at an auction, an Electrolux Users Manual, the front and back cover seen here.Continue reading
This last Saturday was laundry day at the North Star Auction in Mandan, North Dakota.
Also, back in the day, laundry soap and dish soap were often the same soap.
Check out the sweet package art.
At an auction on Saturday, I was digging the packaging for Minnesota brand macaroni shells.
I can imagine the girl having a Selma Diamond voice and she says — “I like to stick the macaronis up my nose.” — followed by a strange rattling noise as she laughs.