Merilin's Retro

Vintage from 1950-80 Soviet Union

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Vintage Russian Enamel Sign

Collectible authentic large and heavy enamel sign from USSR.
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vintage sign by Merilin's Retro


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USSR Navy Officer Hat

Vintage original Russian USSR Soviet Union era navy officer hat.
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USSR Officer Hat

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Russian Kvas

Kvass is a fermented beverage made from black or regular rye bread. It is classified as a non-alcoholic drink by Russian and Ukrainian standards, as the alcohol content from fermentation is typically less than 1.2%. Generally, the alcohol content is low (0.05% – 1.0%).
It is often flavored with fruits such as strawberries and raisins, or with herbs such as mint. Kvass is also used for preparing a cold summertime soup called okroshka.

It is especially popular in Russia and Ukraine, but also well-known throughout Belarus, Estonia, Serbia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania, as well as in other former Soviet states such as Georgia, Kazakhstan and Armenia where many kvass vendors sell the drink in the streets.

russian kvass


A kvass street vendor in Rīga, the capital of Latvia (1977)




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Vintage Typewriter

Working Typewriter Olympia Splendid 66 is now available in my shop!
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Unique marbeled bakelite box

Rare beautiful Art Deco style brown marbled bakelite box with screw cap from IsoPress works Taumalit, Berlin 1930.
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Marbled Bakelite Box

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Cool souvenir from USSR

Vintage World Globe

This little guy is a commemorative piece which was produced by the former USSR, and celebrated the first flight in orbit by a human.

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went into Space and circled Earth successfully on April 12th, 1961.
The first flight served to speed up the space race to the Moon between the two World Powers of the Cold War Era, the former Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States of America (USA).

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