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Amazing 1950s Holiday Camp Signs

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Amazing 1950s Holiday Camp Signs

A week ago i received possibly my favourite delivery to the shop... 7 fantastic plastic signs from a Yorkshire Holiday camp. They appear to be made from Acrylic, and would have fit over large light boxes originally. Before arrival, 3 sold, and i fell in love with another two (whoops)! But the last two, are still available - 'Be Our Guests' and 'lots of Fun'. I will be fixing them up with rope lighting behind, to show their full glory (when i finally find a new home)!  About Sophie Sophie Crocket has over 10 years experience in sourcing & selling quality...

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Vintage Toffee Paper Lamps

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Vintage Toffee Paper Lamps

To find one of these is rare, but i have had all these stunning Shattaline lamps in the past few years... the rarest part being the matching, coloured spun fibreglass shades. At one point, i had all of these in my own collection, but sadly i had to gradually part with them when i realised i didn't have the room! Wish i hadn't as i have watched prices steadily creeping up...The most recent addition to www.pineappleretro.co.uk, was the Red beauty on the left, which was available for only a matter of minutes, before it was snapped up. The green was donated...

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Jessie Tait flower power

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Jessie Tait flower power

Some of you may know the name Jessie Tait, well here at Pineapple Retro, i am a big fan! She worked for Midwinter, but also designed for other factories, such as (in this case) J&G Meakin. This stunning pattern (very reminiscent of the Gwyneth Mamlok designs i also have) is called Garden Party, and doesn't come along very often. It has a wonderful cartoon style to it, and lovely bright colours.  About Sophie Sophie Crocket has over 10 years experience in sourcing & selling quality vintage & retro pieces. With appearances on television, and her own home interiors featured in several popular magazines,...

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