Black Americana

A Little Black Sambo book & 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, Bill Cosby, 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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Antique Bank, cast iron, The Young Nigger or Joe
Antique bank, cast iron, Jolly Nigger Mechanical Bank
Antique bank, cast iron, Jolly Nigger with Hat Mechanical Bank
Antique Little Black Sambo Print, 1920's
Antique Book, 1932, Little Black Sambo
BA5000
Bank: "The Young Nigger" or "Joe" Cast iron, no marking on bank
Size: Height: 4 1/2" x Wide: 4"  
Excellent Condition, minor chipping and paint loss
Circa: Unknown
Price: $400.00


BA5001
Bank: "Jolly Nigger" Mechanical Bank, cast iron
Size: Height:  6" X Wide: 5"
Made in England, Sydenham and
McOustia
Circa: 1935---
Excellent Condition: minor chipping and paint loss
Price:  $550.00

BA5002
Bank:
"Jolly Nigger with Hat" 
Mechanical Bank:
Aluminum, ears & tongue move
Size: Height: 6 3/4" X Wide:5" 
Made in England, Starkie, 
Circa: About 1930---
Good working condition, some chipping and paint loss, no base plate
Price:  $500.00
BA5003
Little Black Sambo Print 
Size:
10" X 8"
Circa: 1920-
MFG: Unknown
Excellent Condition
Price
: $45.00




BA5004 and 3100-B
Book,  Little Black Sambo, 
Copyright: 1932
Published: Platt & Munk Co
Good Condition: wear on edges
Price:   $45.00





Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890's
Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890s
Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890s
Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890s
Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890s
BA5005
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman,
" A jolly nice New Year to you."
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  paper loss in corner,
1" tear
Price: $5.00

BA5006
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman, 
" A jolly Christmas to you."
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  glue spot on top
Price: $8.00 


BA5007
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman, 
" Golly! Here's a smasher! and he likes
it too! A Merry Christmas to you ole boy."
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  shiny spots
Price: $10.00
BA5008 
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman, " A bery nice New Year to you."
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  paper loss, glue 
shiny spots
Price: $8.00

BA5009
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman, 
" I'se Hornpipe; A jolly nice Christmas for you."
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  paper loss 
Price: $10.00  

Antique Seasonal Trading Card, Black Man with Snowman, 1890s
Antique Postcard, Black Cartoon, A Bird in the Hand, 1909
Antique Postcard, Black Child, A Prosperous New Year, 1908
Antique Postcard, Black Cartoon, A Trick in Hearts, 1912
Antique Postcard, Real Photo Black Children, 1907
BA5010
Seasonal trading card, black man with a snowman, 
" With many merry Christmas Greetings"
Circa:  1890's
Condition:  paper loss,1"  tear
Price: $8.00



BA5011 
Type: Postcard Black Cartoon,
A bird in the hand,  #138
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: Unknown 
Postmark: blurred, 1909
Stamp: 1 cent
Good Condition: smudges on front
Price: $15.00
BA5012 
Type: Embossed Postcard, A
Prosperous New Year

Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: printed in Germany
Postmark: Dec 29, 1908
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Excellent Condition: faint smudge on front
Price: $25.00
BA5013 
Type: Postcard Black Cartoon,
A Trick in Hearts
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: Unknown 
Postmark:  Sept 11, 1912
Stamp: 1 cent
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00

BA5014 
Type: Postcard Black Photo
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: Unknown 
Postmark: 9-11-1907
Stamp: no
Good Condition: faint writing on front
Price: $35.00

Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcard 1909 solid comfort
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcard 1909
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcard 1909
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcard 1909
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcard 1909
BA5015
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Solid Comfort 56, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: edge wear
Price: $15.00


BA5016 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A good old Darkey, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent  Condition:
Price: $15.00 


BA5017 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A southern Delight, Chicken and Possum 52, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $15.00 
BA5018 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Turkey Looks good to Mammy 57, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $15.00  
BA5019
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Old Chums, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: Published expressly for F.W Woolworth Co 
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: corner wear
Price: $15.00 

Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
BA5020
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Study in Black and White in Dixie Land, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $20.00 
BA5021
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Next in Dixie Land 77, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $20.00 
BA5022
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Up Against It, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG:  C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent  Condition
Price: $20.00 

BA5023 
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 Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $20.00 
BA5024 
Type: Postcard Black Photo,  Negro Home number 4, undivided back
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: Adolph Selige Pub Co 
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $25.00 
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
BA5025 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Sweet Contentment, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00 


BA5026 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Thanksgiving Morning in the South, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $20.00 
BA5027
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Plantation Life in Dixie Land, shiny finish,
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $20.00 
BA5028 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Southern Negro Cabin, shiny finish 
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $20.00 

BA5029 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, A Horseless Carriage, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: slight edge wear
Price: $15.00  

Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Photochrome Black Americana Postcards 1906
Antique Black Americana Postcards 1905
Antique Black Americana Postcards 1905
BA5030
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Ox Team in Dixie, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00  




BA5031 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Aunt Venus Hunting in Dixie Land, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co,
Published: I. F. Co, Atlanta
Postmark: ???? 16, 1915
Stamp: Washington 1 cent
Good Condition: crease in corner
Price: $15.00  


BA5032 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Mischief Brewing, shiny finish
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
MFG: C T Photochrom, TC Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price: $15.00  




BA5033 
Type: Postcard Black Photo, Crying For You, undivided back
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
Published: Knaffl Brothers,
Knoxville,Tenn
Copyright: 1905
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: several spots
Price: $15.00 


BA5034 
Type: Postcard Black Photo,
Wish You'd Hush, 
undivided back
Size: 5 1/2" by 3 1/4"
Published: Knaffl Brothers, 
Knoxville,Tenn
Copyright: 1905
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Good Condition: corner wear, spots
Price: $15.00