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by rhandel
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Van Keppel and Green Modernica Outdoor Furniture
Replies: 1
Views: 1250

Van Keppel and Green Modernica Outdoor Furniture

Our lifestyle changed with the addition of kids.... the gorgeous Van Keppl and Green outdoor set is looking for a new home. Purchased at Modernica in 2002, the set includes 1 case sudy #22 chair, and 4 case study #22 ottomans. The set has a aluminum finish, not the current black steel legs. The set ...
by rhandel
Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Cool Tiki-esque ice bucket/side table
Replies: 0
Views: 1023

Cool Tiki-esque ice bucket/side table

Please check out this "cool" item on Craigslist:

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/fu ... 72894.html

This is a very cool ice bucket/side table/tray item that could really liven up the indoor patio during the winter season....

Proceeds from this sale benefit charity! Enjoy!
by rhandel
Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Herman Miller Eames Compact Sofa (vintage) for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1333

Herman Miller Eames Compact Sofa (vintage) for sale

Purchased at Skank World in 1992...and ready for a new home. Upholstered in black, great condition fabric. Legs need cleaning, perhaps re-chroming? $2, 000.00 obo Please let me know if you're interested! I'm not posting on Craigslist yet... wanted to give Modcommers a shot! Thanks. Located in Mar Vi...
by rhandel
Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Groovy sale coming up... Robertson/Pico Sept. 27th
Replies: 0
Views: 962

Groovy sale coming up... Robertson/Pico Sept. 27th

MAJOR GARAGE SALE SUNDAY SEPT. 27 9am - 3pm Buy the treasures stashed in the garage for decades. Modern . Vintage . Tramp Art . Ethnic . Collectibles . 30's - 80's Textiles . Carpets . Furniture . Clothing . Soda Fountain Signage Cookie Jars ....and more 1553 Livonia Ave. Los Angeles, 90035 in garag...
by rhandel
Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:00 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Recommendations to rewire vintage electric fan
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Posting pics

Wow, thanks! I can't wire it myself.... it has an oscillating thing, it is large.... I don't know how to post photos here...the thing is listed on craigslist right now, but I am having super seller's remorse. Under antiques "fastco fan"

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by rhandel
Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Recommendations to rewire vintage electric fan
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Recommendations to rewire vintage electric fan

My vintage standing Fasco fan needs re-wiring...any suggestions on who might be able to rewire/restore this great old piece?

Thanks!
by rhandel
Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Gregory Ain built in dressers
Replies: 0
Views: 1131

Gregory Ain built in dressers

Hi guys, I have two wooden dressers removed from my Ain Mar Vista tract home during a remodel 10 years ago available. I just posted them on Craigslist but of course would love for someone in a mid mod frame of mind to enjoy these. $100.00 for the pair. They need to be built-in, or framed. Nice n'cle...
by rhandel
Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Pricing Russell Wright American Modern, in Seafoam
Replies: 3
Views: 2185

Russell Wright pricing!

Thank you for the input--I've been checking out ebay and the price ranges are kind of huge. Naturally Mod-Commers will be the first to be offered the set--I don't have the heart to break these up. I'll post it on the site as soon as I figure it out.

Thanks!
by rhandel
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:37 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Pricing Russell Wright American Modern, in Seafoam
Replies: 3
Views: 2185

Pricing Russell Wright American Modern, in Seafoam

My older neighbor asked me to help her sell a set of Russell Wright American Modern dishes, pitcher, salt and pepper, salad bowls, etc. that she inherited from her Aunt years ago. There are 10 dinner plates, etc. Any experts out there who can assist with pricing? Is a set more valuable than the indi...
by rhandel
Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:18 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Price adjustment on tour
Replies: 2
Views: 490

Price adjustment on tour

Hi folks,

The price for the tour this Saturday is actually $100.00 per person. Sorry for the error, hope you'll join in!

See rsvp information on first post!
by rhandel
Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Jim Heimann Tour this weekend: 6 seats left!
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Jim Heimann Tour this weekend: 6 seats left!

Talk about an incredible school fundraiser! Our pre-school is lucky enough to have the incredible Jim Heimann leading a 6 hour tour through Los Angeles history for us this Saturday, November 8th! Departing from and returning to a Mar Vista location, the luxury coach, hosted by Jim, will take 20 eage...
by rhandel
Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Queen for a Day Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 950

Queen for a Day Photos

by rhandel
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Spectacular Vintage Inspired Eyewear Show at L.A.Eyeworks
Replies: 0
Views: 605

Spectacular Vintage Inspired Eyewear Show at L.A.Eyeworks

L.A.Eyeworks is hosting a Francis Klein trunk show this Friday, March 30 and Saturday 31st, 1 - 6pm at our Melrose shop, with a chance to see the whole incredible vintage inspired collection. Handmade, jewelled, cut, layered, these pieces are like vintage museum gems, but new! 7407 Melrose, LA 90036
by rhandel
Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Town Tire on Beverly
Replies: 5
Views: 3272

It was a market!!!

Wehn I went to visit Al Horvat, the owner, a few years ago, I noticed a gorgeous black and white photo of Town Tire, from 1963. The original brick building was divided into sections with "Al Fenton’s Beverly-Gardner Market" announced on a large sign. Knudson Dairy Products was on another...
by rhandel
Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm scene-it
Replies: 82
Views: 33307

What ......

What is Roman Holiday???

Oh...Rome is the place for me... Eddie Albert is the photographer, you see...Audrey Hepburn, hiding behind.... etc.
by rhandel
Wed May 31, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Sat June 3rd Garage Sale in Santa Monica!
Replies: 0
Views: 901

Sat June 3rd Garage Sale in Santa Monica!

Santa Monica, corner of 9th Street and California. Under the shady tree on the big grassy lawn you'll find mod-com loving friends selling vintage everything from their pack-rat studios and storage. 50's plastic "Japanese" hanging lantern lamp, 50's standing floor fan, vintage adjustable dr...
by rhandel
Tue May 23, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: L.A.Eyeworks Sunglass Sale!
Replies: 0
Views: 967

L.A.Eyeworks Sunglass Sale!

Modcommers in Super Sunglasses! Swell!!!! A face is like a work of art. It deserves a great frame. JUNE IS JUMPIN’ AT THE SUNGLASS SALE AT L.A.EYEWORKS FLAGSHIP MELROSE SHOP Thursday, June 1st 10am - 7pm Friday, June 2nd, 10am - 7pm Saturday, June 3rd 10am - 7pm L.A.EYEWORKS sizzling sunglasses w...
by rhandel
Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:37 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Modcom Holiday Party 2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

Chris, that was unreal....

The entire evening was incredible. From the dramatic entry past the gates to that unbelievable vista, rounding the corner to see the house and welcoming lights, to the cowboy catering, the linen cocktail napkins (!), the run of the house (what about collectibles corner with the vintage Apple and pri...
by rhandel
Mon Nov 07, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: l.a.Eyeworks Annual BIG SALE!
Replies: 0
Views: 510

l.a.Eyeworks Annual BIG SALE!

Yes, shameless commercial posting here...ModCom-loving l.a.Eyeworks hosts its annual sale this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Melrose Avenue location. Friday & Saturday 10 am to 9pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm. If you haven't been before, it's an eyeglass-lover's orgy of delights, with thousa...
by rhandel
Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: CL: Groovy Overman Chair on Craigslist
Replies: 21
Views: 5367

CL: Groovy Overman Chair on Craigslist

Excellent condition; Overman, orange, vinyl, mid-modern swivel chair with Aluminum four point base.
Original URL: http://losangeles.craigslist.org/fur/78728235.html

it's listed at $250. but they may go to $200. try bargaining. A great looking item!
by rhandel
Sun Apr 10, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Mar Vista Ain Tract Garage Sale Day
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Mar Vista Ain Tract Garage Sale Day

Enjoy a bright spring morning stroll through the Gregory Ain Mar Vista HPOZ and stock up on garage sale treasures! April 16th, 8am. Many homes setting out their items. This mod commer can promise vintage furniture, collectibles, weird stuff and special items. Start off at 3553 Moore Street, Mar Vist...
by rhandel
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:48 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vintage or retro looking fabrics
Replies: 38
Views: 38526

[b]Got your vintage fabric right here[/b]

Come to my final garage sale this Saturday, August 21st at the corner of 9th and California in Santa Monica.

My dad had an upholstery/drapery fabric shop for 35 years that closed 10 years ago (it was the Velvet Touch at the corner of 3rd and La Brea) and I've got TONS of fabric. Ready to go!
by rhandel
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:03 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Zody's
Replies: 96
Views: 43982

ahhh Akron!

I love finding still wrapped party accessories from Akron at garage sales...who could bear to bust open the seal... l.a.Eyeworks has two tribute frames in their eyeglass collection ... one named GEMCO and another AKRON.
by rhandel
Fri Jul 09, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: More Garage Sale Action Saturday 10th
Replies: 0
Views: 526

More Garage Sale Action Saturday 10th

Would love to see groovy items go to groovy homes...vintage vacuum cleaner...optimized! Neato dishes, artwork, clothing, kitsch, and... MORE. Loads of vintage fabrics (I HAVE BOLTS!) from daddy's former upholstery shop circa 60's, 70's. Making room for baby by cleaning out lifetime of estate sale/ga...
by rhandel
Fri Jul 02, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Where do I find a Sun Spot?
Replies: 2
Views: 1423

Thanks for quick reply!

Will check 'em out this weekend. Are there other "versions" of the sunspot or just the Brown Jordan variety? Who made these originally?
by rhandel
Fri Jul 02, 2004 11:05 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Where do I find a Sun Spot?
Replies: 2
Views: 1423

Where do I find a Sun Spot?

Looking for source for my ultimate backyard accessory--a sunspot umbrella. Any tips?
by rhandel
Wed Jun 09, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Garage Sale for Modcommers
Replies: 0
Views: 846

Garage Sale for Modcommers

Hey kids, Cleaning out my long time studio storage of those estate sale and garage sale gems I have been taking care of for the past 20 years. Neato collectibles, ephemera, neat old magazine sets with amazinge graphics, Holiday magazines, weird jive, artists stuff, pottery, plastic starburst clock, ...

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