Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Vintage Plastic Watering Can For Retro Collectors

1950s Vintage Plastic Tomato Red Watering Can: Sweet Memories

Plastics were everywhere in the 1950s, from toys to garden accessories. Typical Atomic era colors were tomato red, green, sunny yellows and strong blues. Now that the warmer weather has finally arrived in the Northeast, I thought I would share with you this adorable plastic 1950's watering can. Be sure when you buy old plastics that you look for fading, cracks and chips. This watering can, spotted on Retro Revival (Etsy.com) was described as mint. Sorry it has been sold. Let me know if you spot another one!

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.com Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

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