|The pictures show a view of the cover and eleven random pages of this 1942 Optican Brothers Carnival Goods & Novelties Catalog. There are (134) pages filled with all kinds of really great old novelty items. This is a fabulous old catalog with an unbelieable amount of great items! Everything in the catalog is pictured in detail. These catalogs make great reference books. There are far too many items pictured to mention. There are hundreds of items pictured. Some of the items in the catalog include:|
sports equipment, World War II balloons, military balloons, Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, clown, and Peter Rabbit balloons, many more different balloons, Superman Punch-O-Bag, black memorabilia, sports balloons, Masonic and Knights of Columbus balloons, pennants, lots of different party horns, lots of different whistles and noisemakers, many paper party hats, many more party hats, celluloid charms, beanie hats, Lone Ranger cowboy hat, Robin Hood hats, different culture hats, Fireman hat, megaphone, celluloid carnival dolls, skeleton & animals, many novelty canes, whips, puzzles, darts, tickets, hanging party decorations, kinograph, jewelry, police and G-men badge, figurines, miniatures, yo-yo, pin back buttons, charms, mirrors, bubble pipe, bride and groom dolls, fans, magnetic toys, dexterity games, toy boats, Cracker Jack prizes, pocket knife, lighters, key chains, novelties, animal figures, sewing kit, tape measures, pencil sharpener, compasses, toy watch, carnival dolls, tricks, jokes, gag gifts, and pranks, games, magic, illusions, tin toys, clickers, rubber novelties, cast iron cars, trucks, tractors, fire engines, airplanes, tank, cannon, miniature tools, onyx glass marbles, cigarette case, jacks set, perfume, many celluloid charms, charm keychains, badges, buttons, pins, ribbons, pinback buttons with hanging charms, musical instruments, military badges & charms, rings, ashtrays, shell flowers, pin cushions, china figurines, vases, pitchers, salt & pepper sets, dolls, banks, pocket knives, metal figures, kitchen and vanity sets, tableware, knife sets, charm bracelet, pen & mechanical pencil sets, fountain pens, plush toys, premiums, prizes, Native American Indian blankets, towel, table, & bed sets, bathroom sets, plaster or chalkware figures including generic Snow White, Kewpie doll, Betty Boop, cowboys and more, lamps, clocks, compact, toy money, bingo games, Halloween masks, hats, decorations, favors, witch, monster, devil, skeleton, black cat, jack O lantern, and pirate items, tin Halloween noisemakers and clickers, Christmas decorations, Santa Claus, holiday, ornaments, Christmas tree light sets, paper lanterns, garland, patriotic decorations, flags, holiday napkins, Valentine cards, party favor baskets, and much, much more!
The catalog has an address section on the back cover. It is marked ''ATTENTION PRINCIPAL HIGH SCHOOL CENTERVILLE, PA.'' It measures 6-3/4'' x 9-5/8''. It is in excellent condition with a corner tear on the cover and first page as pictured.