Jilly's Ashtray


Frank Sinatra frequented Jilly's whenever he was in New York, and a dinner table anchored with a "Reserved for Sinatra" sign defined the rear room. Offering an ashtray desirable for its connection to "The Chairman of the Board." CLICK HERE for more information

Gallagher's Steak House Ashtray


Gallagher's, founded in 1927 by Helen Gallagher, a former Ziegfeld girl, evolved into Broadway's first steakhouse, with wood-paneled walls filled with photos of racehorses. Offered is a rare, 1940s-era ashtray from the legendary steakhouse. CLICK HERE for more information

Manny Wolf's Ashtray


The corner of Third Avenue and 49th Street in Manhattan is the site of the flagship Smith & Wollensky. But the space once belonged to Manny Wolf's Chop House, one of the first great New York steak joints. Own an artifact of red meat culture. CLICK HERE for more information

Cavanagh's Ashtray


John J. Cavanagh's original 23rd Street restaurant consisted of only an oyster bar with 12 tables. Tammany Hall politicians and prize-ring figures flocked to the place, quickly built it into a flourishing business. CLICK HERE for more information

Warwick Hotel Ashtray


The Warwick Hotel was commissioned by William Randolph Hearst as a guesthouse for his Hollywood and theatrical friends, with a penthouse for his mistress, Marion Davies, across the street from the Ziegfeld Theater. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Times Square Ashtray


At the "Crossroads of the World," the 15-story, 1,000-room Hotel Times Square was completed in 1924 at the northeast corner of Eighth Avenue and 43rd Street. Offering an ashtray from the golden age of glamorous smoking. CLICK HERE for more information

Keen's Chop House Ashtray/Matchstriker


In an age which tears down so much of the past it is comforting to find one that survives. Offering an ashtray with match striker once used by the producers, playwrights, and publishers who frequented Keens. CLICK HERE for more information

New York Statler Hotel Ashtray


Built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1919 and operated by legendary hotelman Ellsworth Statler, the Hotel Pennsylvania was located across the street from Penn Station. CLICK HERE for more information

House of Chan Ashtray


Sou Chan came to America in 1929 and found his first job as a dishwasher in a New York City Chinese restaurant. Twenty years later, his famous House of Chan was legendary for its authentic Chinese food. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Piccadilly Ashtray


From the 1930s to the 1950s, the Hotel Piccadilly was a hot place to book a room or meet for a drink. Although it was orn down in 1982 to make way for the Marriott.Marquis, we've managed to rescue a guest room ashtray, desirable for its connection to the culture of New York City. CLICK HERE for more information

The Lobster Restaurant Ashtray


Simon Linz and Max Fuchs founded The Lobster in 1919. Rising young executives of MGM who frequented the place thought nothing of sitting on beer boxes to enjoy the good seafood. CLICK HERE for more information

René Dreyfus' Le Chanteclair Ashtray


Le Chanteclair, directly between Rockefeller Center and the Waldorf-Astoria, was owned by René Dreyfus, the French racing driver who piloted his own personal Bugatti to victory in the 1930 Grand Prix of Monaco. CLICK HERE for more information

Toffenetti Ashtray


Dario Louis Toffenetti built a two-story, glass-fronted building, outfitted with an escalator and a show-off gleaming stainless steel kitchen. The restaurant was "Famous for Ham and Sweets." CLICK HERE for more information

Hale Barrister Bookcase Closed-Box Base


Traditional Hale Barrister Bookcases offer versatile, space-saving solutions for the display of books and valuables. A base is required to support each set of bookcase components. The Closed-Box Base is one option. CLICK HERE for more information

Teddy Roosevelt "1904" Mint Julep Cups (Gift Box Set of 4)


President Teddy Roosevelt was fond of Mint Juleps served in distinctive glass cups that resembled the pewter mugs of Churchill Downs tradition. Offered are these very same glasses, crafted in durable, high-quality tempered glass. CLICK HERE for more information

The World's Best Steak Knives (Gift Box Set of 4)


For the ultimate in beef-cutting luxury, the best steak knives are these striking, powerfully-engineered, elegantly-designed, ergonomically-comfortable knives with large sharp, serrations, smooth, triple-riveted, resin-treated Spanish Pakkawood handles, and full-tang blades. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Roosevelt Ashtray


Named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt and designed by George B. Post & Son, the stately Hotel Roosevelt was at one time linked with Grand Central Terminal. Offered is a venerable relic from the legendary Roosevelt. CLICK HERE for more information

Governor Clinton Hotel Ashtray (1929)


Named for George Clinton, the first governor of New York State, built in 1929 in the Italian Renaissance style, the Governor Clinton Hotel had 32 floors and was 378 feet high. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Lexington Ashtray


The 27-story Hotel Lexington has been a hospitality landmark since 1929, residence of “Hall of Famer” Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees. Offered is a rare ashtray swiped from a guestroom of the legendary hotel. CLICK HERE for more information

Dinty Moore's Ashtray


James Moore, who called himself "Dinty," was notorious in the 1920s for his flagrant disregard of Prohibition, endearing him to the hard-drinking celebrity set. An authentic artifact from the legendary watering hole. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Algonquin Ashtray


The Algonquin Hotel is a wondrous accretion of legend left behind by countless wits, wags, actors, playwrights, and novelists. Offered is a venerable relic that someone swiped from the legendary hotel. CLICK HERE for more information

"Drawing a Crowd" by Bill Gallo


Offering a rare copy of the late Bill Gallo's engaging opus. In the pages of this remarkable book, he pays graphic tribute to achievements and the achievers in sports and society during his long career. CLICK HERE for more information

Michael's Pub Ashtray


Michael's Pub was an East Side institution where Woody Allen played clarinet with his Dixieland band every Monday night for 25 years. Offering an authentic artifact, swiped from a table of the legendary club. CLICK HERE for more information

"21 Cookbook" by Michael Lomonaco


Although '21' has been immortalized on film, in photographs, drawings, and print, there has never before been a '21' cookbook. Happily, that oversight was rectified with this 1995 First Edition by Chef Michael Lomonaco. CLICK HERE for more information

"The Waldorf Astoria Cookbook"


The Waldorf=Astoria has been world renowned for more than a century as a destination for heads of state, businessmen, and discriminating tourists. Offering a book that opens the doors to the hotel's kitchens. CLICK HERE for more information

"Lundy's Reminiscesces and Recipes"


Lundy's Restaurant was an institution of Brooklyn life, as essential as the Bridge and the Dodgers. In this 1998 First Edition, Robert Cornfield celebrates the revitalized Lundy's while breathing life into the old one. CLICK HERE for more information