Archive for the ‘Vintage video series’ Category

Vintage apron video

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Enjoy this vintage video about vintage aprons! I show many types and styles.

Vintage cookbooks Selling on eBay Better Homes, Betty Crocker, Lily Wallace and more

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

This is my vintage video #6 in a series that I have done at my youtube channel: It is basically about vintage cookbooks but I also have a part in the beginning where I show parts of my other eBay collections. You can skip over that part if you like!

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Better Homes and Gardens

I mention the famous cookbooks like this Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. This one has the non-diagonal plaid where the later ones have the diagonal pattern.

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Betty Crocker vintage cookbook

vintage cookbook

Betty Crocker Cake and Frosting Cookbook


Betty Crocker also made a lot of vintage cookbooks on various topics.

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General Foods cookbook

A few years ago, I sold another copy of this vintage cookbook to a theatre for their 1960s production.

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Salt Free cookbook

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Amy Vanderbilt cookbook

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Osterizer Blender cookbook


A few others that are popular are vintage “healthy” cookbooks, Amy Vanderbilt’s Complete Cookbook, and cook booklets for various vintage appliances like the Osterizer Blender.


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my vintage cookbook collection for eBay

Most of these are available in my eBay store at but they do sell rather quickly! I find many at local estate auctions but also in thrift stores. My prices range from 10.00 to 20.00. Thanks for reading and I hope you learned something!

Selling vintage toys on eBay

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

I recently made a video (with some special guests) about selling vintage toys on eBay. I didn’t have very many toys to show because they are hard to find and are not really my specialty. I do talk about some vintage games, Sesame Street characters, and a silly jumping poodle. Below is the the video that shows how the jumping poodle works. I used this video on my eBay listing as well.

It really doesn’t work very well! Another tip I forgot to mention is that when I find vintage games, sometimes the pieces are not all present or the boxes or parts of the game are destroyed. I then take the parts and sell them separately. Sometimes people are just looking for the parts to a certain game! I recently sold some monopoly tokens that way.

sock monkeys

Enjoy my sock monkey collection and visit me at! 



Selling and buying vintage clothing on eBay

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Vintage clothing can be very fascinating. Each decade is very different. I have tried to show a few pieces from various decades — mainly the 60s, 70s, and 80s in the following video. Hope you learn a little something!

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Selling vintage books on eBay. Video time!

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

This is the second video in my vintage video series. This one is about vintage books. I sell a lot of vintage books on eBay that I mainly source at local estate auctions. I also find books at thrift stores and yard sales, although the estate auctions are the best since I can usually buy a whole box at a time!

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vintage books

Sometimes I sell my vintage books in sets rather than one at a time. Children’s books are my favorite. Some great sets to look for are The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Dr. Seuss, Elf books from Rand McNally, and Disney books.

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vintage books

Vintage school books are also great. So full of interesting facts — some still up to date and some very much NOT!

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vintage non-fiction books

All of the books that you see in the photos and videos are available at the time of this posting in my eBay store at So come in for a visit!



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