What are some types of advertising memorabilia that people collect?
Popular types of memorabilia displaying advertising logos include porcelain and tin signs and wooden boxes of all shapes and sizes. Promotional items like coin banks, company pinbacks (buttons made for wearing on clothing), trade cards, calendars, mirrors, clocks, and thermometers also make trendy collectible pieces as do glasses, trays, menus, napkins, and other items from bars and restaurants.
What are some ways to incorporate vintage advertising into home decor?
Antique tin signs, clocks, or posters displaying long-gone company names or logos make a great addition to a bedroom, den, or living room wall. Old neon beer signs make the perfect installation for a man cave. Flour sacks with company names create charming dishtowels or pillow covers, and a collection of antique tin cans can look attractive on a mantel. Small, wooden boxes are great containers for soaps in the bathroom, while large fruit crates make attractive storage for rolled-up towels. Vintage seed packets or fruit labels look beautiful framed, matted, and hung on the kitchen wall.
What are some popular advertising collectibles that involve food and beverages?
Popular food and beverage advertising collectibles include beer and soda bottles, tin cans, and vintage labels. Although some people enjoy collecting items from cafes, diners, and restaurants, such as promotional toys, dishware, napkins, and menus, other people opt for collectibles from bars or pubs, such as tin or porcelain beer signs, beer trays, wall mirrors, ashtrays, matchbooks, coasters, or bottle openers.