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James Last Beach Party. Good mood and happiness music!

James Last Beach Party. Good mood and happiness music! | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it

Summer is arriving soon, so treat yourself with this fabulous record by James Last! Some tracks are instrumental, and some others are sung by a fantastic choir. This record is a concentrate of happiness, enthusiasm and joy of life. Nothing better than listening to this music if you want to be in a good mood for the rest of the day! Or the rest of your life!! Not convinced yet? Please listen to the full album here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd7wR5WdlZY The sleeve is in good condition, with some pieces of Scotch tape stuck on two corners (please see last photo). The white inner sleeve is in relatively good condition. There are some yellow stains inside it. The record itself seems in excellent condition. No traces or scratches. This record was released in 1970. 

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Four Great SF Novels by Arthur C.Clarke. Good condition.

Four Great SF Novels by Arthur C.Clarke. Good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it

Have you already read The City And The Stars, The Deep Range, A Fall of Moondust and Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C.Clarke ? You will have a great time reading these four SF novels, that were published by the Book Club Associates in 1978. The book, which is in good condition, is a hardback with a paper jacket containing 615 pages of great science fiction, as always with Arthur C.Clarke. The fore edge is white except on the top where it is pink/red There is a short biography of the author, with a photograph, on the inside of the jacket. Did you know that he belonged to the Royal Astronomical Society ? It probably helps to be a science fiction writer ! ;-) The pages are in very good condition. Dimensions of the book : 23.6 cm x 16.2 cm = 9.29 x 6.37 Weight (without protection and packaging) : 890 g = 1.96 lb 

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French 1930s metal chicorée kitchen box

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This French metal box was made in the 1930s to store some roasted chicory root, which is a coffee substitude particularly popular in Belgium and in France. It is in good condition for its age, but looks a bit old, which is normal for a 1930s item which has been used a lot. There are a few scratches here and there, and the lid is not attached to the box anymore (please see last photo). However, it could be repaired with a small piece of iron. It measures 15 cm x 12.5 cm x 9 cm = 5.90 x 4.92 x 3.54 It weighs 191 g = 0.42 lb More photographs of this box, including all sides of the box and the lid, can be seen in this article: http://www.retrofanattic.com/2016/06/french-1930s-chicoree-box.html You can also read in this article a short history of the chicory as coffee substitute, and some vintage French (or Belgium?) adverts for this very popular drink. This item will be carefully protected in bubble wrap and sent : - UK : Royal Mail signed for (tracking number and signature on delivery), first or second class. - Other countries : Royal Mail Airmail with International Signed For (tracking number and signature on delivery) The price of the postage includes the postal service and the packaging (box + bubble wrap). 

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Jimmy Hill's Football Review. 1975 In good condition.

Jimmy Hill's Football Review. 1975 In good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it

This football annual is in good condition, but please note that the spine is discolored, and there is a tiny damage on the back cover, as you can see on last photograph. The books smells a little bit the cave. Dimensions : 20 cm x 26.5 cm = 7.87 x 10.43 Weight of the book (without packaging) : 467 g = 1.029 lb If sold alone, this book will be sent in a bubble padded envelope or protected in bubblewrap + brown paper, and sent with : - UK : choose between Royal Mail standard or signed for delivery, also choose between first or second class, - Other countries : Royal Mail international signed for. The price of the postage includes the price of the service and the packaging. It will be dispatched the next day after Paypal payment is cleared. Items paid for after 1pm on Fridays or during the week end are dispatched on the following Monday. However, I do my best to dispatch on Saturday mornings whenever possible. All football annuals for sale in this Etsy shop are shown in this article : http://www.retrofanattic.com/2014/06/great-football-annuals.html You might also be interested in these vintage book ends now for sale in my Etsy shop : https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/167464903/beautiful-vintage-onyx-book-ends-typical?ref=shop_home_feat 

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Girls' World Annual 1970. Published in 1969. In very good condition.

Girls' World Annual 1970. Published in 1969. In very good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
Here is a great vintage annual for girls, in very good, if not excellent condition ! There are a few discreet spots on the front cover, situation on, and just below the word annual. Apart from that, the front and back covers are in very good condition. The spine is also in very good condition. The bottom corners of pages 67, 69 and 71 are a bit dog-eared. No scribbles, no tears. Now lets take a look inside the book ! :-) 114 pages of stories, comics, documentaries (about animals, flowers... or like Its a girls world, which shows some portraits of girls and women who have chosen an unusual career -unusual for those days), photos (in black and white and in colour), craft, sports (portraits of famous tennis players...), pop music, tests and quizzes... and so much more ! The reader, whether she is your daughter, sister, niece, cousin, neighbour... or yourself, will have a great time with this vintage annual. Dimensions : 30.3 cm x 22.8 cm / 1.92 x 8.97 Weight (without protection and packaging) : 740 g = 1.63 lb If sold alone, this book will be sent in a bubble padded envelope or protected in bubblewrap + brown paper, and sent with Royal Mail signed for (UK customers : choose between first or second class.) or Royal Mail International signed for. The price of the postage includes the price of the service and the packaging. It will be dispatched the next day after Paypal payment is cleared. Items paid for after 1pm on Fridays or during the week end are dispatched on the following Monday. However, I do my best to dispatch on Saturday mornings whenever possible.
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3 lots of Ladybird books. Different conditions, and different dates of publication.

3 lots of Ladybird books. Different conditions, and different dates of publication. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
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A Children's History of Britain and Ireland

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Film Fun Annual 1952. The Family Favourite.

Film Fun Annual 1952. The Family Favourite. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
Film Fun Annuals were published from 1938 to 1961. Here is a gallery showing all the front covers of these annuals :
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1978 "Tell Me Why" annual. For boys but also girls. Excellent book in excellent condition.

1978 "Tell Me Why" annual. For boys but also girls. Excellent book in excellent condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
It is impossible to be disappointed with this fantastic 1978 (published in 1977) Tell Me Why annual for boys but also girls. It is full of
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The Great Season, by D. Bellamy and S. Mackie, 1981. In very good condition.

The Great Season, by D. Bellamy and S. Mackie, 1981. In very good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
The Great Season, presented in words by David Bellamy, and in pictures by Sheila. Mackie. With a foreword by H. M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen
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Beautiful Art Deco amber glass dressing table set

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This beautiful Art Deco amber glass dressing table set is composed of a tray, a pot with its lid, a small dish and two candle holders. It is in very good condition, with a few tiny air bubbles and manufacturing defects in the glass. The tray measures 31 cm x 21 cm (12.20 x 8.26) The pot and lid measure 13.4 cm diameter and 13 cm high (5.27 x 5.11) The candle holders measure 8.3 cm diameter and 9 cm high (3.26 x 3.54) The small dish measures 7.2 cm diameter and 2 cm high (2.83 x 0.78) The whole set weighs 2269 g = 5 lb The photos do not reflect the exact colour of this set which is a little bit more orange than what you can see here. Two more pictures of this set can be seen here : http://www.retrofanattic.com/2016/05/beautiful-art-deco-dressing-table-set.html ;

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My Own Nursery Rhyme Record. Very rare South African release.

My Own Nursery Rhyme Record. Very rare South African release. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it

How about offering your children some excellent quality music ? Cynthia Glover and John Lawrenson are exceptional singer, and they are accompanied by a great childrens choir. This is a record to listen to, or to sing along with. The text on the back side of the jacket says : Because singing (and movement) are the happiest and most natural forms of expression, your children will show their joy in listening to these songs by accompanying the youngsters on the record with voices, hands, heads, stamping feet -for this is essentially a joining in record. Good news ! I have one in my fantastic attic, which is in very good condition. The jacket is in very good condition, a bit creased here and there and a small damage on the bottom left corner. The white inner jacket is in very good condition too, a bit creased with a few spots on one of the bottom corners (please see last photograph). The record shows one or two very light traces, which look like finger traces, but is in very good condition. I do not listen to the records that I sell so I can not guarantee that in spite of its very good apparent condition, the sound of this record is perfect. This record was released in 1967 by MFP (Music For Pleasure), a label of EMI Goup. Catalogue ref : MFP 1192. Very rare South African release. Other copies of this record that are found on the market are made in Great Britain. Not only a wonderful nursery rhymes record that will soon become one of your childrens favourites, but a great piece for collectors! There are 21 songs on side A and 20 on side B. This record can be played on a mono record player (if you are a collector and have one) or a stereo player. A few more photographs of this record and some YouTube videos of the songs are on this article : http://www.retrofanattic.com/2016/03/my-own-nursery-rhyme-record.html ;

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1961 Fisher Price Chatter Phone. Made in the UK.

1961 Fisher Price Chatter Phone. Made in the UK. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it

Many more pictures of this telephone, including details, are visible in this article : http://www.retrofanattic.com/2016/01/1961-fisher-price-chatter-phone.html This Fisher Price friendly chatter phone is not the very first Chatter Telephone Fisher Price has produced as it does not have the wooden base but a plastic base, but nevertheless this is an original one produced in 1961. The string is the original one. When you pull it around the house, the eyes move perfectly well up and down with that typical chattering sound that contributed to make this toy famous and loved by toddlers and children. The bells works well too when you dial a number, however the rotary dial does not come back to its normal position after turning it, so you have to do it manually. On some of these telephones, the wheels show that they have been rolled on hard surfaces (garden gravel for example) but this one must have been rolled on very soft surfaces like carpets or plastic floors, as the wheels are in excellent condition for their age. The photos show that it is a bit scruffy and dirty here and there, for example on the left of the mouth, where the sticker is a bit damaged. The red paint on the nose is a bit scratched. This Chatter Phone was made in UK. On the whole, it is in good condition for its age. Dimensions : Length : 16 cm approx = 6.29 approx Width (wheel to wheel at the back of the phone) : also 16 cm approx = 6.29 approx Weight : 370 g = 0.81 lb This item will be carefully protected in bubble wrap and sent : - UK : Royal Mail signed for (tracking number and signature on delivery), first or second class. - Other countries : Royal Mail International Signed For (tracking number and signature on delivery) The price of the postage includes the postal service and the packaging (box + protections). 

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Vintage 1972 Cluedo game

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I suggest that the murder was committed in the kitchen by Col. Mustard with... We all love to play Cluedo! Will you be Miss Scarlett and start the game first? This is the 1972 edition of the 1965 version of the famous and fun game Cluedo. It is complete and in very good condition. The game is composed of a board, a dice and its pot, 6 cards for the characters, 1 envelope for the murder cards, 9 cards for the rooms, 6 cards for the weapons, the rules, colour plastic tokens, plastic weapons, and 34 detective notes sheets. 16 of these sheets come from this game, and 18 (including some which are still attached) come from another 1972 Cluedo game that I can not propose to you because it is not complete. All pieces and cards are in very good condition, except the rope which shows some signs of age at one end. The board is in excellent condition. The box shows signs of age. Dimensions of the game : 50.5 cm x 28 cm = 19.88 x 11.02 You can see many more pictures of this game (including the rope and the signs of age on the box) in this article: http://www.retrofanattic.com/2016/06/vintage-1972-cluedo.html This item will be carefully protected in bubble wrap and sent : - UK : Royal Mail signed for (tracking number and signature on delivery), first or second class. - Other countries : Royal Mail International Signed For (tracking number and signature on delivery) The price of the postage includes the postal service and the packaging (box + protections). 

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1950s Telock beige travel clock.

1950s Telock beige travel clock. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
Travel clocks were very popular in the old days as people didnt have any mobile phones to wake them up. They very often looked like cases that you opened to place them on your nightstand. Once closed, the clock was protected inside its case and could travel in a handbag, a suitcase... It is made of plastic and metal. This clock works very well although the alarm needle tends to move with the hour needles when you change the time (so it is better to turn the knob clockwise, it avoids this problem), and the alarm does not ring for a very long time (10 to 15 seconds maximum). The last photo shows the users guide. The clocks case is in excellent condition. The cardboard box is in average condition. Dimensions : 8 cm x 7.5 cm = 3.14 x 2.95 Weight of the clock + its cardboard box : 142 g Made in Japan. This item will be very carefully protected in bubble wrap and sent : - UK : Royal Mail signed for (tracking number and signature on delivery), first or second class. - Other countries : Royal Mail International signed for (tracking number and signature on delivery) The price of the postage includes the postal service and the packaging (box + protections). SUMMARY OF THE SHOPS POLICIES : - Paypal payment only. Thank you. - Dispatches within one working day when sent with Royal Mail, 2 working days if sent with Parcelforce or another courier. - I am happy to combine postage by refunding the extra postage paid, or by sending you a custom order with the recalculated postage if you contact me prior to checkout. - International customers may have to pay custom fees and/or taxes, and their parcels may be held for a few days by the custom authorities of their country. - Returns accepted, except for downloadable products where no return or refund is accepted. The customer has 14 days to cancel the purchase and pays for the return postage. - Accepted refunds: ---> Refunds are accepted when purchases are cancelled and the item returned in its original condition and protection. Please protect the item carefully and always ask for a proof of postage or use the Signed For service. ---> Refunds are accepted if items sent to you arrive broken. ---> Refunds are accepted if items are lost by postal services - If you need a refund for another problem, please read full policies. - Parcels damaged or lost by postal services. Please take a minimum of two photos of the damaged item, and also of the package, send these photos to me through Etsy and I will issue a full refund (item + initial postage) on your Paypal account. Most items are sent Signed For in the UK, and always sent Tracked and Signed abroad. I check daily the progress of the delivery. If an item is abnormally late, I will contact the buyer, then the postal services, and if it is lost, I will issue a full refund on the customers Paypal account. PLEASE READ COMPLETE SHOPS POLICIES BEFORE BUYING THIS ITEM. Any question about this item? Please feel free to contact me. I am always very happy to help. In the unlikely event of a problem, please contact me immediately, so I can solve the case. Thank you for your interest in this item.
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1973 issue Cambodian 500 Riels banknote. Pre Khmer rouge period. In excellent condition. 5 available.

1973 issue Cambodian 500 Riels banknote. Pre Khmer rouge period. In excellent condition. 5 available. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
FIVE BANKNOTES AVAILABLE. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR AN OFFER AND A CUSTOM ORDER IF YOU WISH TO BUY MORE THAN ONE BANKNOTE. When the communist Khmer
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The Complete Home Handywoman. 1981. In excellent condition.

The Complete Home Handywoman. 1981. In excellent condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
Who said women could not do any DIY ? Nobody of course. However, this was not so obvious in the seventies or eighties, and women, in those
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Six beautiful 1970s Winterling small plates. In par Retrofanattic

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Please take a look at these six very beautiful 1970s Winterling small plates. They are sold together, and are in very good condition. However, one
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Art Deco breakfast or tea trio : one cup, one saucer, one side plate. 1930s. In good condition.

Art Deco breakfast or tea trio : one cup, one saucer, one side plate. 1930s. In good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
Very pretty and delicate art deco trio made of fine bone china, composed of one cup, one saucer and one side plate. The design is rare. Colours
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Vintage 1978 Purnell's treasury of Enchanted Tales. First edition. In very good condition.

Vintage 1978 Purnell's treasury of Enchanted Tales. First edition. In very good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
All 18 tales in this great book are retold by the talented Jane Carruth, and five illustrators have worked on the stories ! You will be
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Hard to find vintage French Lumière Diaposcope. 3D effect. In good condition.

Hard to find vintage French Lumière Diaposcope. 3D effect. In good condition. | Retrofanattic's articles and items for sale | Scoop.it
The Lumière Diaposcope, a binocular slide viewer which gives the impression of 3D, was created in 1959, and made in France throughout the 1960s. It
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