Black Americana

A Little Black Sambo book and print, antique mechanical banks, trading cards or vintage post cards,  Reuzeit Emporium has a large selection. Black Americana is a term used to refer to any collectible that has an African- American theme. Most collectible black Americana memorabilia was produced from the 1920's through the 1950's but as early as the 1800's. Many celebrities, Billy Dee Williams, Oprah Winfrey, and Spike Lee collect black memorabilia.  Why collect black memorabilia?  It's part of our heritage and it is a way to preserve and remember the past.
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Black Americana Negro Antique Bank The Young Nigger of Joe
Black Americana Negro Antique Bank Jolly Nigger Mechanical Bank
Black Americana Negro Antique Bank Jolly Nigger Aluminum Mechanical Bank
BA5000
Bank: "The Young Nigger" or "Joe" Cast iron, no marking on bank
Size: Height: 4 1/2 inches, Wide: 4  inches
Excellent Condition, minor chipping and paint loss
Circa: Unknown
Price: $250.00



BA5001
Bank: "Jolly Nigger" Mechanical Bank, cast iron
Size: Height:  6 inches, Wide: 5 inches tall
Made in England, Sydenham and McOustia
Circa: 1935---
Excellent Condition: minor chipping and paint loss
Price:  $350.00



BA5002
Bank:
"Jolly Nigger with Hat" Mechanical Bank: Aluminum, ears and tongue move
Size: Height: 6 3/4 inches,  Wide: 5 inches 
Made in England, Starkie, 
Circa: About 1930---
Good working condition, some chipping and paint loss, no base plate
Price:  $350.00

Little Black Sambo Print, Black Americana Negro Print
Black Americana Negro Antique Seasonal trading cards
Little Black Sambo Book, Black Americana Negro Book
BA5003
Little Black Sambo Print, r
eady for framing, has
white mat 
Size: 10 inches by 8 inches
Circa: 1920-
MFG: Unknown
Excellent Condition
Price
: $45.00
BA5004
Seasonal trading cards, (6) black man with a snowman, Christmas and New Years Greetings
Size: 4.5 inches by 2.75 inches
Circa:  1890's
MFG:  Unknown
Condition:  paper loss, 1" tear on 1 card, glue spot
Price: $25.00 for all 6
BA5005 
Book,  Little Black Sambo, nice color
Copyright: 1932
Published: Platt and Munk Company
Good Condition: wear on edges
Price:   $45.00


Black Americana Negro Antique Cartoon Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Cartoon Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Postcard
BA5006 
Type: Postcard Black Cartoon, A bird in the hand,  #138, bright colors
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: Unknown 
Postmark: blurred, 1909
Stamp: 1 cent
Good Condition: smudges on front
Price: $8.00
BA5007 
Type: Embossed Postcard, A Prosperous New Year, bright colors
Size: 5 1/2 inches  by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: printed in Germany
Postmark: Dec 29, 1908
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Excellent Condition: faint smudge on front
Price: $20.00
BA5008
Type: Postcard Black Real Photo, Food for Contention
Size: 5 1/2 inches  by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: Unknown 
Postmark: Sept 11,1907
Stamp: no
Good Condition: faint writing on front
Price: $16.00
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5009
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A good old Darkey, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent  Condition
Price: $12.00 
BA5010
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Solid Comfort 56, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: edge wear
Price: $15.00
BA5011 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A southern Delight, Chicken and Possum 52, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $12.00 
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5012 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Turkey Looks good to Mammy 57, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches  by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $12.00  

BA5013
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Old Chums, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches  by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: Published expressly for F.W Woolworth Co 
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: corner wear
Price: $12.00 

BA5014 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Dem Golden Stairs, shiny finish,
Copyright: 1892 by Havens 
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00 
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5015
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Study in Black and White in Dixie Land, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Company, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00 
BA5016
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Next in Dixie Land 77, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Company, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00 
BA5017
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Up Against It, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Company, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent  Condition
Price: $15.00 
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5018
Type: Postcard Black Photo,  Negro Home number 4, undivided back
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: Adolph Selige Pub Company 
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00 
BA5019
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Sweet Contentment, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $12.00 
BA5020
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Thanksgiving Morning in the South, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $12.00 
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5021
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Plantation Life in Dixie Land, shiny finish,
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $12.00 
BA5022 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Southern Negro Cabin, shiny finish 
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $12.00 
BA5023 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A Horseless Carriage, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: slight edge wear
Price: $10.00  
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Photochrome Postcard
BA5024 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A Horseless Carriage, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: slight edge wear
Price: $10.00  

BA5025
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Aunt Venus Hunting in Dixie Land, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company
Published: I. F. Co, Atlanta
Postmark:     16, 1915
Stamp: Washington 1 cent
Good Condition: crease in corner
Price: $10.00  
BA5026 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Mischief  Brewing,  shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Company, Chicago
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $10.00  

Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Postcard
Black Americana Negro Antique Real Photo Postcard
Black Americana Negro postcard
BA5027
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Crying For You, undivided back
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
Published: Knaffl Brothers, Knoxville,Tenn
Copyright: 1905
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: several spots
Price: $10.00 
BA5028
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Wish You'd Hush, undivided back
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
Published: Knaffl Brothers, Knoxville,Tenn
Copyright: 1905
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: corner wear, spots
Price: $10.00 
BA5029 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, 246 Dat Am Fine,  undivided back, color
Size: 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/4 inches
Published: J.I. Austin Company, Chicago
Copyright: Unknown
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $10.00 
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