This is for sale for $15 (plus shipping) Gotcha Cha Cha

FYI: Always email for lower prices on shipping.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/87516828/vintage-art-alphabet-flash-card


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SUPER SALE 20% OFF Everything in Store

Super Sonic Sale starts today thru – when I decide to end it.

20% off everything in store, which would make everything $20 instead of $25

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Finally, Something New

I framed this yesterday. It is from the vintage “Bandages” book I found. There are a lot of funky pictures in that book, but the challenge is to find a picture that stands on it’s own as interesting. I like how this came out. I like the red mount board, and the gold frame.

I have not taken proper pictures to put up for sale on etsy, but hope to early next week. I forgot to photograph it without the glass, so now I have to cope with that impediment.

BUY IT SOON!

Coming soon:

This pic is up for sale on etsy, but recently I created this double mat board. I have to reframe it, rephoto it, and then get it up for sale.

Can you see from this picture what great colors are in this alphabet card? I really want to frame this soon.

Alphabet Flash Cards 1957 Milton Bradley

Yesterday at GotchaChaCha I put the first of many Alphabet flash cards. They are by Milton Bradley and were made in 1957. Since I love CATS, the first to go up is C for Cat.

My research on these cards brought up an interesting lawsuit. The Vice President of Milton Bradley, had basically stolen the content of these and other flash cards from the Gelles-Widmer Company. He admitted as such, but claimed they were not protected by copyright, since the information in the flash cards is public domain (alphabet, math concept). The court ruled that though that was true, the way these concepts were arranged was indeed copyrighted and Milton Bradley was ruled against. There was a second part to this lawsuit, and that is The Gelles-Widmar Company claimed unfair competition by MB, and that part of the lawsuit was dismissed.*

The lawsuit even states that the VP literally copied the artwork on the cards to use on MB cards. He said he was in a rush to get product together to sell at a toy fair. That could explain why the pictures aren’t as sharp as you would think they would look.

Who knew such controversy in these simple, pretty flash cards.

*I am not a lawyer, so I may not know exactly what I am saying, you can see for your self at: http://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F2/313/143/317975/.