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Salt & Pepper Shakers for Collecting & Gift Giving Video

Nov 09, 2015 |  Retro Staff No Comments

  Here’s a brand new video highlighting one of our most popular gift items: salt and pepper shakers!  Whether you’re looking to add to your own shaker collection or just need an affordable gift idea, this video will give you plenty of options.  We have hundreds of shakers in tons of themes: cute animals, kissing

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Vintage Squirrel Salt and Pepper Shakers by Napco

Apr 14, 2015 |  Retro Staff No Comments

This adorable duo was manufactured in the 1950s by Napco (National Potteries Corporation) of Bedford, Ohio. Founded in 1938, Napco began by manufacturing porcelain and glass vases and other supplies for florists. In the mid-1940s Irwin Garber joined the company and directed the production of the very popular Napco head vases. Napco also began importing

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Collecting Mexican Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers

Nov 12, 2014 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Looking to start some kind of a collection, or merely to add some color and charm to a kitchen or dining room? Then consider starting a salt and pepper shaker collection. Salt and pepper shakers of all sorts are highly collectible nowadays but most are still very affordable, so it doesn’t have to cost a

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Shakin’ Things Up With Your Favorite Retro Characters

Jan 08, 2014 |  Retro Staff No Comments

One of the most popular souvenirs picked up during travels in the ’50s and ’60s was the novelty salt and pepper shaker set. Whether custom designed for a particular destination or just adorable, such sets were small and functional. They could also serve as home decor, and it was not uncommon for people to display

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