johnnyboys finds

johnnyboys finds

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Vintage Coors Beer Mirror 1980


This  vintage 1980  Coors Bar Mirror came out of a bar in upper state New York  and somehow managed to find it's way to London.This is the real thing  that hung behind the bar  and measures in at just over 16 inches by 26 inches . The wooden frame is scratched and has a hole in  each corner ,let's just say it was nailed to the wall.

 The mirror itself is in excellent condition  and is  rich  in detail.This is truly a very hard Coors piece to find   and reads "Brewed with pure Rocky Mountain Spring Water"

Vintage Bar Mirrors - Hennessy Cognac, Cutty Sark Scotch and WhiteHorse Scotch

 First up is a late 70's, early 80's vintage and rare Hennessy Gognac V.S.O.P. Reserve  bar mirror This is a very kool  and sharp looking  piece that will add class too any room.
 Next up is a Cutty Sark Scotch Whiskey bar mirror  This iconic brand of scotch as been ingrained into popular culture  and is a must for those who collect whiskey items The yellow brand logo is still eye catching and is perfect for any man cave.
Finally we have another iconic brand : White Horse Scotch Whiskey .This is their most famous look  and a very popular bar mirror. Hell most people know this classic logo  and it was one that seemed to be every where back in the  late 70's early 80's.

All 3 of the mirrors are in excellent condtion  and come in at 12 inches by 18 inches .These puppy's are ready to be hanged on any wall  and look great.They may be made in  Japan but they are kool bar mirrors  with classic and timeless brands !!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Vintage Brass Blow Torch - Otto Bernz Co. Rochester, NY.

Wow this baby dates back to the early 1900's  and the patina on it  was what caught my eye ,it's kinda kool .Had to haggled hard on this one but when you look closely at it you'll know why. Early gasoline blowtorch made by the Otto Bernz Company, Established 1876, Rochester, NY USA. The company's loco was  “Always Reliable”.
 All original  even the wooden handle  but I don't know if this  works and I'm not going to try. Great for a collector or if your in the market for a great piece of  vintage unique decor .Hell you could use this to whack somebody if you really wanted to.This is a rare and truly neat piece!


Hawk Silly Surfers -Hodad Makin the Scene- Model Kit 2006

The way kool  "Hodad Makin the Scene" model kit was originally part of the Hawk's Silly Surfers line. Released in conjunction with  The "Weird-Oh's"  and "Frantics"  lines  way back in 1963 .The original Frantics and Silly Surfers were envisioned by Reuben Klamer, Bob Allen and Mel Shaw. Hell the line believe it or not was the spark that lead  to the creation  of the far out surf band  Mr. Gasser and the Weirdos.What we have here is a factory sealed, in awesome condition of "Hodad Makin the Scene". This is one of the 2006 reissues .   
Here is an opened box to show you the contents  and a finished version Dig it! and Surf's Up Baby

Hawk Weird Ohs - Killer Mcbash "THE DAZZLING DECIMATOR" Model Kit Reissue 2006

  A true retro piece of tack and trash that should bring back memories for many  This is a sealed  Killer Mcbash -The Dazzling Decimator from the Hawk Models' Weird-ohs Car-Icky-Tures line. Yes it's a 2006 reissue of a classic series of early 60s monster-figures kits. Designed by Bill Campbell,  inspired by   Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's Rat Fink.That's just kool.The model is factory sealed and is in near mint condition  

Here are some finished models taken off the internet  so you can see how kool and personalized fans have finished off this King of the Grind-line!  

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Revell Rat Fink Model 1990

A great find here: the Revell Rat Fink Model  from 1990. If you were a young boy growing up in the 60's you know the iconic name Rat Fink. Ed "Big Daddy" Roth created Rat Fink in the early 60's and was a direct action against  Mickey Mouse .Rat Fink was a true anti hero and a real American pop /car culture icon that became a huge influence from art to cars to music .Hell this rat was arguably was a game changer Anyway this model is all there and sealed .The box is however unsealed but in great condition.It's not often that pre 2000 Rat Fink collectables come to light  is because there just danm kool ! Here's a link for more info on  Ed "Big Daddy" Roth

Also here is a Rat Fink Toy commercial from 1990 the same year this model came out
      1Evolution has done it again! From the deepest, darkest, recesses of the 'monster mind' of ED 'BIG DADDY' ROTH comes a new monster... so fantastic... so terrible... so AY BE ON YOU!!!"