Monday, October 13, 2014

Collecting Vintage Stenso Lettering Sets: The Modern Way To Stencil Letters In The 1950s

Remember Buying "Oak Tag" To Make School Posters Using Stencils?

The days of using stencils for making posters and signs are essentially over since our computers took over that function. I do remember buying "Oak Tag"  paper (poster weight paper) as a child and then laboring with pencils and stencils and then magic markers to create school projects. Truthfully, I'm   glad that part of the creative process has been replaced with more convenient and easier

Old school and office supplies however are very popular collectibles and this 1950's Stenso Lettering Set wa recently featured at Kelley Street Vintage on

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 Visit my website, Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

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