Retro Retailer List: Store #5

Today’s post is the Fifth of the series of establishments for my List of Retro Retailer’s. What is a Retro Retailer? A “Retro Retailer” is either an online store or actual store that sells vintage, retro, dated, evocative, in period style, nostalgic, old world, old-fashioned, out-of-date, passe, or period specific merchandise that is either new, original, or old. If you are looking for retro items to spice up your kitchen, office, or wardrobe, this list will help you in finding the item you are looking for and also few items you can’t live without. These stores are not listed in any particular order. If I have not done a personal review of the business listed below I have not done business with them, so please buy at your own risk. Please let me know if you have any issues with anyone listed. I will take immediate action and delete them off the list. (if you have any stores you want to recommend or if you would like me to look at your business please contact me and let me know. You can email me at Skrach@VividlyVintage.com)

Retro Retailer #5

As you all know, I have been putting together a list of Retro Retailers. While doing my retailer research the other day I ran across this website. They have a lot of tin signs, and vintage decor items. Sometimes all you need to spice up a room is some nifty wall art. They don’t just carry signs, they also have jukebox’s, Coke machines, phones, radios, and vintage linens. On their website in the About Us section it reads:

http://www.JackandFriends.com

What started eight years ago (2002) as a part-time business selling locally and on Ebay has now turned into an exhilarating full-time e-commerce family business. Jack and Friends is all about offering our customers unusual retro and vintage reproductions that will put a smile on your face and if you’re old enough, might bring back a few fond memories.

Our products have been featured in newspapers, popular magazines, store displays and have been used as props in the TV and Movie Industry.

Jack and Friends strives to go above and beyond the norm by giving excellent customer service and by shipping your order the same day it’s received.

Enjoy browsing the many affordable products in our store and we hope that you will find that special gift or unique accessory for your home or business.

Sincerely,

Barb Wangelid
Owner/founder of Jack and Friends

Our goals with Jack and Friends:

  • Good customer service
  • High quality products
  • Secure shopping
  • Fast shipping

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Here are some of their products that caught my eye. But there is much more to be seen. If I posted all that caught my eye, there would be a million photos on this post. So without any further adieu, here are the products:

Dodgem Bumper Cars Retro Tin Ad Sign is a reminder of the past for the Baby Boomers!
100 Smiles per Hour
Straight Ahead On the Midway, Next to the Carousel Ride

Sign measures 16″ x 10″
Ready to hang.

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Towel Dispenser Vintage Tin Sign

This vintage tin sign:

  • is made of high quality 24 gauge steel
  • has rounded and riveted corners for safety
  • has easy hanging
  • is rusted by hand to give it a vintage look and feel
  • is MADE IN USA

Size: 14 Inch X 8 Inch

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UFO Crash Site Vintage Tin Sign

This vintage tin sign:

  • is made of high quality 24 gauge steel
  • has rounded and riveted corners for safety
  • has easy hanging
  • is rusted by hand to give it a vintage look and feel
  • is MADE IN USA

Size: 12 inch x 18 inch

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California Retro Kitchen Tablecloth 52″ by Moda

Inspired from the 50’s, this retro tablecloth will bring back memories from the past.
Tablecloth is packaged in a matching fabric keepsake pouch.
100% cotton – machine washable.

Measures 52″ x 52″

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Bomber Lounge Metal Sign – Personalized

Add your own name!
This sign is designed and made in the United States using 24 gauge American steel with a process known as sublimation, where the image is baked into a powder coating for a durable and long lasting finish.
We then perform a vintaging process by hand to give this sign an aged look and feel. The edges of this sign are rounded for extra rigidity and the corners are drilled and riveted for easy hanging.
Size: 24″ x 16″

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Crosley 10 CD Jukebox with Ipod Dock – CR1201A-CH

(Ships to U.S. 48 States only)
Most of us own a scrapbook filled with memories, photographs and mementos. These ‘good times’ seem to always come flooding back with the most subtle of reminders such as the faint echo of your favorite song. You know the one, the song that takes you back to the exact time and place you first heard it. Whether you remember it in the ice cream parlor, the drug store, the diner or the cocktail lounge, you’re sure to enjoy this stroll down memory lane with Crosley’s Full Size Jukebox.
With a sound that will knock your socks off and a body to go with it, this musical marvel cranks out your tunes while percolating bubbles flow endlessly and a kaleidoscope of neon colors pour through the arched columns.
This Crosley 2/3 scale CD Jukebox is the finest replica of the most famous jukebox ever produced, the Wurlitzer 1015. Updated for our times, this jukebox is certified “Made for iPod©”, docking your Apple MP3 player seamlessly in an easy-to-access top-mounted slot. This icon also features a state-of-the-art 10 compact disc changer, an AM/FM radio, a full function remote control and a 42-disc storage base.
The Crosley Jukebox is also equipped with 4 speakers and 4 transformers each appropriately thermostatically controlled to keep the internal components cool for hours of endless enjoyment. Each unit is individually checked and tested extensively to meet the highest standards of quality workmanship. We then painstakingly wrap, package, and box each jukebox for shipping and include parts and labor warranty.

  • Ipod Ready
  • AM/FM Radio with Digital Tuner
  • Dynamic 4 Speaker Stereo System
  • Front Loading 10 Disc Changer
  • LCD Display
  • Random Play and Repeat Play
  • Percolating Bubble Tubes
  • Authentic Neon Lighting
  • External Speaker Outputs
  • Separate Bass/Treble Controls
  • EQ Presets
  • Disc Storage Area In Base included
  • Full Function Remote Control
  • Decorative Musical Play List
  • Color: Cherry
  • Size: 25.5″w X 44.25″h X 15″d
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    Crosley Digital Bubbler Jukebox CR12-DI

    (Ships to U.S. 48 States only)

    Crosley’s Digital Bubbler Jukebox is designed expressly for the home with this robust music server featuring not only the latest in computer and audio technology, but combining functionality with form in a truly reminiscent 1950’s jukebox-style cabinet.

    Featuring original-style percolating bubbles tubes, dual-toned neon lighting, high gloss furniture-grade wood and wood veneers, the look is sure to amaze. Encased within this charismatic cabinet is a fully functioning video and music server capable of storing up to 1500 hours of content.

    In addition, the unit is designed to rip CD music content direct to the hard drive, burn CDs with Music or QuickTime video content and allows the user to connect to the internet to access music and video downloads as well as internet radio for maximum entertainment possibilities.

    In addition to its functionality, what also sets the Crosley Digital Jukebox apart is its timeless design complete with the Touch Screen Interface.

    Truly a décor statement, the Digital Jukebox is a conversation piece regardless of its location.

    • Fully Functioning Video and Music Server Capable of Holding 1500 Hours of Content
    • Utilizes the iTunes™ Interface
    • Rip CD Music Content Direct to Hard Drive
    • Burn CDs with Music or Video Content
    • Touch Screen Interface
    • Connect to the Internet to Access Music and Video Downloads As Well As Internet Radio
    • USB Connectivity for iPod
    • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Ready
    • 4 Speaker Audio System Operating at 100 Watts
    • Authentic Neon Lighting
    • Percolating Bubble Tubes
    • Full Function Remote Control
    • Stand with Built-in Storage Base
    • Disc Storage
    • Color: Mahogany Wood Cabinet
    • Size: 25.5″w X 54″h X 15″d (with base)
    • Estimated Shipping Weight: 110 lbs
    • UPC: 710244251228(Jukebox)

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    So please check them out and let me know how your experience is with them if you purchase from them. I would also like to do a small write-up on what you have purchased and your review. Please email me at skrach@vividlyvintage.com

    Thanks for reading,

    Skrach

    Retro Retailer List:

    1. 8 Ball

    2. Retro Planet

    3. Monster Vintage

    4. Retro-a-go-go!

    5. Jack and Friends

    6. Ms.Metal

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